Colonial & Modern, Arts, Archaeology, & History

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  1. A'a

    A'a: a deity from Polynesia [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Author); Steven Hooper (Author); Maia Nuku (Author)

    $10.00

    ISBN: 9780714151151
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A’a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. Thirty dynamic figures stud his body, and the excellence of his craftsmanship suggest... .... Learn More
  2. Malaita

    Malaita: A Pictoria History from Solomon Islands [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 201
    Malaita traces the history and culture of a Pacific island from the 19th to 21st centuries through over 600 images drawn from the archives of the British Museum and public and private photographic collections around the world. ... .... Learn More
  3. Out of Australia

    Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas [Hardback]

    Stephen Coppel (Author); Wally Caruana (Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780714126722
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The book will include a substantial essay outlining the major developments in Australian art since the 1940s, the reception of Australian art in Britain and the recent rise of Aboriginal printmaking. It will feature 127 works by 6... .... Learn More
  4. Place as Occupational Histories

    Place as Occupational Histories [Paperback]

    Justin Shiner(Author)

    $77.50

    ISBN: 9781407302522
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    This monograph presents a theoretical and methodological approach to the investigation of deflated surface stone artefact scatters beyond those that emphasise synchronic behavioural interpretations. The study is undertaken on Pine... .... Learn More
  5. Another Tasmanian Paradox

    Another Tasmanian Paradox: Clothing and Thermal Adaptations in Aboriginal Australia [Paperback]

    Ian Gilligan(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9781407301549
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    This work explores the nature and extent of the use of clothing in the pre-colonial Australian Aboriginal population. Anthropological reviews have indicated that while a total absence of clothing was the usually the case, garments... .... Learn More
  6. The Same under a Different Sky?

    The Same under a Different Sky? [Paperback]

    Graham Connah(Author)

    $112.50

    ISBN: 9781407300597
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
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  7. Regional Variation in the Material Culture of Hunter Gatherers

    Regional Variation in the Material Culture of Hunter Gatherers: Social and Ecological Approaches to Ethnographic Objects from Queensland, Australia [Paperback]

    Ann Best(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781841715193
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR Archaeopress
    Volume: 1149
    The region of Queensland is divided into six areas through drainage divisions, something which Anne Best shows to correlate with stylistic differences in objects used by modern hunter-gatherers. This largely unrevised thesis studi... .... Learn More

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