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  1. Cahokia

    Cahokia: City of the Cosmos [Paperback]

    John E. Kelly(Author); James A. Brown(Author)

    Regular Price: $34.95

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    ISBN: 9781785708855
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 6
    The large American Indian city of Cahokia sits amidst a diverse natural landscape within the larger central Mississippi river valley. Well positioned on the rich agricultural soils of the Mississippi river bottomlands of the Amercan Bottom it is ... .... Learn More
  2. Extracting Stone

    Extracting Stone: The Archaeology of Quarry Landscapes [Paperback]

    Anne S. Dowd(Author); Mary Beth D. Trubbitt(Editor)

    Regular Price: $34.99

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    ISBN: 9781785706240
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 5
    This exciting new addition to the the American Landscapes series provides an in-depth account of how flintknappers obtained and used stone based on archaeological, geological, landscape, and anthropological data. Featuring case studies from three... .... Learn More
  3. Faith in Democracy

    Faith in Democracy: The Political Power of Religion during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil [Paperback]

    Massimo Sciarretta(Author)

    $34.99

    ISBN: 9788869773754
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: History
    The current work historically reconstructs the role played by the Brazilian Catholic Church during the military dictatorship that governed the country from 1964 to 1985. If in Latin America the denial of identity and rights has for centuries gone ... .... Learn More
  4. The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas

    The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas: How A Secret Society Shaped a State [Paperback]

    Randolph W. Farmer(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592111572
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The United States today is a divided nation and some say the country may be heading toward breakup, or possibly civil war. That has happened before and the result was disastrous. As many as 750,000 Americans perished during the Civil War. A study ... .... Learn More
  5. Peru

    Peru: a journey in time [Paperback]

    Cecilia Pardo(Author); Jago Cooper(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9780714124919
    Published by : British Museum
    The environments of the Central Andean region in Peru, South America, are some of the most geographically rich and diverse in the world. This publication highlights the history, beliefs, and cultural achievements of the different peoples who lived... .... Learn More
  6. The New Perlustration of Greenland

    The New Perlustration of Greenland [Paperback]

    Hans Egede(Author)

    $25.00

    ISBN: 9781736690208
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    In the beginning of the 18th century there still was hope of finding Norse descendants among the Eskimo in Greenland. A Norwegian clergyman, Hans Egede, having managed to persuade the authorities that such people should be converted to the Luthera... .... Learn More
  7. Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c.1660-1800

    Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c.1660-1800 [Paperback]

    Esther Sahle(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783275861
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: 18
    The book studies the two largest Quaker communities in the early modern British Atlantic World, London and Philadelphia. It looks at the origins of the Society of Friends in mid seventeenth century England and follows its development into a well o... .... Learn More
  8. Blood Waters

    Blood Waters: War, Disease and Race in the Eighteenth-Century British Caribbean [Hardback]

    Nicholas Nicholas C. Rogers(Author); Nicholas Rogers(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276233
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: 39
    This book paints a picture of the eighteenth-century British Caribbean as a frontier zone in which war, international rivalry, disease and slavery are paramount themes. It explores the lure of the region as a vaunted site of potential wealth and d... .... Learn More
  9. The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas

    The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas: How a Secret Society Shaped a State [Hardback]

    Randolph W. Farmer(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110872
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The United States today is a divided nation and some say the country may be heading toward breakup, or possibly civil war. That has happened before and the result was disastrous. As many as 750,000 Americans perished during the Civil War. A study ... .... Learn More
  10. "And So the Tomb Remained"

    "And So the Tomb Remained": Exploring Archaeology and Forensic Science within Connecticut's Historical Family Mausolea [Paperback]

    Nick Bellantoni(Author)

    $35.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255027
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 16
    Stone and brick tombs were repositories for the physical remains of many of Connecticut’s wealthiest and influential families. The desire was to be interred within burial vaults rather than have their wooden coffins laid into the earth in di... .... Learn More

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