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  1. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100  Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial  landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals a... .... Learn More
  2. The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology [Hardback]

    Barbara Mills (Editor); Severin M. Fowles (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199978427
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The American Southwest is one of the most important archaeological regions in the world, with many of the best-studied examples of hunter-gatherer and village-based societies. Research has been carried out in the region for well over a century, an... .... Learn More
  3. Jamestown: The Truth Revealed

    Jamestown: The Truth Revealed [Hardback]

    William M. Kelso (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813939933
    Published by : University of Virginia Press
    What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were, the written records pertaining to them are scarce, ambiguous, and often... .... Learn More
  4. An Ice Age Mystery: Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site

    An Ice Age Mystery: Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site [Hardback]

    Rody L. Johnson (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780813054377
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Did humans live in Florida during the Ice Age? In 1916, to the shock of the science world, a Florida geologist discovered human remains mixed with the bones of prehistoric animals in a Vero Beach canal and proclaimed that humans had lived in North... .... Learn More
  5. Discovering North American Rock Art

    Discovering North American Rock Art [Paperback]

    Lawrence L. Loendorf (Editor); Christopher Chippindale (Editor); David S. Whitley (Editor)

    £36.95

    ISBN: 9780816534104
    Published by : University of Arizona Press
    From the high plains of Canada to caves in the southeastern United States, images etched into and painted on stone by ancient Native Americans have aroused in observers the desire to understand their origins and meanings. Rock paintings and engrav... .... Learn More
  6. The Protohistoric Pueblo World, A.D. 1275-1600

    The Protohistoric Pueblo World, A.D. 1275-1600 [Paperback]

    Charles E. Adams (Editor)

    £36.95

    ISBN: 9780816533633
    Published by : University of Arizona Press
    This book describes and interprets this period of southwestern history immediately before and after initial European contact, AD 1275-1600-aspan of time during which Pueblo peoples and culture were dramatically transformed. It summarises one hundr... .... Learn More
  7. The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave

    The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave [Paperback]

    Clayton G. Lebow (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.95

    Special Price: £46.50

    ISBN: 9781607814573
    Published by : University of Utah Press
    Swordfish Cave is a well-known rock art site located on Vandenberg Air Force Base in south-central California. Named for the swordfish painted on its wall, the cave is a sacred Chumash site. When it was under threat and required measures to c... .... Learn More
  8. Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology: Ancient Yemen and the American West

    Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology: Ancient Yemen and the American West [Hardback]

    Michael J. Harrower (Author)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107134652
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a new interpretation of the spatial-political-environmental dynamics of water and irrigation in long-term histories of arid regions. It compares ancient Southwest Arabia (3500 BC-AD 600) with the American West (2000 BC-AD 195... .... Learn More
  9. A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-Published with the Society for Historical Archaeology)

    A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-Published with the Society for Historical Archaeology) [Paperback]

    Daniel O. Sayers (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813061924
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    In the 250 years before the Civil War, the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina was a brutal landscape--2,000 square miles of undeveloped and unforgiving wetlands, peat bogs, impenetrable foliage, and dangerous creatures. It was also ... .... Learn More
  10. Rethinking Moundville and its Hinterland

    Rethinking Moundville and its Hinterland [Hardback]

    Vincas P. Steponaitis (Editor); C. Margaret Scarry (Editor)

    £78.50

    ISBN: 9780813061665
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Moundville, near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of the largest pre-Columbian mound sites in North America. Comprising twenty-nine earthen mounds that were once platforms for chiefly residences and temples, Moundville was a major political and religio... .... Learn More

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