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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: $34.95

    Special Price: $25.95

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

    Regular Price: $35.00

    Special Price: $26.25

    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
  3. Cahokia

    Cahokia: City of the Cosmos [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Special Price: $26.25

    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
  4. Extracting Stone

    Extracting Stone: The Archaeology of Quarry Landscapes [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: $34.99

    Special Price: $26.25

    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
  5. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    Dr. A.K. Brackob(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked t... .... Learn More
  6. New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century

    New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century: The Music of Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras [Hardback]

    Joel E. Rubin(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781580465984
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Since the 1970s, klezmer music has become one of the most popular world music genres, at the same time influencing musical styles as diverse as indie rock, avant-garde jazz, and contemporary art music. Klezmer is the celebratory instrumental music... .... Learn More
  7. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Paperback]

    Prof. Dr. Vernon James Knight(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9789088908705
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbea... .... Learn More
  8. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Hardback]

    Prof. Dr. Vernon James Knight(Author)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9789088908712
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbea... .... Learn More
  9. Our Sixties

    Our Sixties: An Activist's History [Hardback]

    Paul Lauter(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781580469906
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Today, some fifty years after, we celebrate--or excoriate--"the Sixties." Using his wide-ranging experience as an activist and writer, Paul Lauter examines the values, the exploits, the victories, the implications, and sometimes the fail... .... Learn More
  10. God and Uncle Sam

    God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America's Armed Forces in World War II [Paperback]

    Michael Snape(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783275045
    Published by : Boydell Press
    America's armed forces played a critical part in the defeat of Hitler's Germany and made by far the biggest contribution to the Allied defeat of Japan. In the US, military veterans of World War II are widely revered as the foremost representatives... .... Learn More

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