Archaeological Method & Theory

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  1. Geology and Paleontology of the Miocene Sinap Formation, Turkey

    Geology and Paleontology of the Miocene Sinap Formation, Turkey [Hardback]

    Mikael Fortelius (Editor); John Kappelman (Author)

    Regular Price: £89.00

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    ISBN: 9780231113588
    Published by : Columbia University Press
    The Sinap Formation in central Turkey near the city of Ankara preserves a rich record of mammalian evolution from about 15 to 5 million years ago and is one of the few sites in this region that also has fossil apes. It is unique among other fossil... .... Learn More
  2. Stories That Float from Afar

    Stories That Float from Afar [Paperback]

    David Lewis-Williams (Author)

    Regular Price: £17.50

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    ISBN: 9781585441129
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    This book collects folk stories of the San 'bushmen' of South Africa, collected in the 1870s. They shed valuable light on the hunter-gatherer way of life, and more particularly on myth, ritual and belief. .... Learn More
  3. Gifts and Discoveries

    Gifts and Discoveries: The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge [Paperback]

    Mark Elliott (Author); Nicholas Thomas (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.95

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    ISBN: 9781857597158
    Published by : Scala Publishers
    This beautifully illustrated sample of the Museum's collections, which illustrates and discusses objects from all over the world, from the first stone tools to modern indigenous art. Alongside information on the artefacts themselves the text explo... .... Learn More
  4. Excavating Our Past

    Excavating Our Past: Perspectives on the History of the AIA [Paperback]

    S. H. Allen (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

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    ISBN: 9780960904280
    Published by : Archaeological Institute of America
    Series: AIA Colloquia and Conference Papers
    Volume: 5
    The essays in this volume highlight the history of the Archaeological Institute of America, and development of the AIA and address broad historical developments in the field of archaeology. Contributors examine the founders, practitioners, rel... .... Learn More
  5. Humanity's Burden

    Humanity's Burden: A Global History of Malaria [Paperback]

    James L.A. Webb (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521670128
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Humanity's Burden provides a panoramic overview of the history of malaria. It traces the long arc of malaria out of tropical Africa into Eurasia, its transfer to the Americas during the early years of the Columbian exchange, and its retraction fro... .... Learn More
  6. Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation

    Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation [Hardback]

    Pamela O. Long (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Alan M. Stahl (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780262195904
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contemporary ... .... Learn More
  7. Microanalysis of Parchment

    Microanalysis of Parchment [Paperback]

    Rene Larsen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781873132685
    Published by : Archetype
    Parchment in the form of manuscripts, scrolls, charters, book covers and substrata for artworks, makes a major contribution to the most valuable objects of European cultural heritage. Large collections exist in varying degrees of preservation in p... .... Learn More
  8. Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing

    Galen and the Rhetoric of Healing [Hardback]

    Susan P. Mattern (Author)

    Regular Price: £44.50

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    ISBN: 9780801888359
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Galen is the most important physician of the Roman imperial era. Many of his theories and practices were the basis for medical knowledge for centuries after his death and some practices-like checking a patient's pulse-are still used today. He also... .... Learn More
  9. Genes, Memes and Human History

    Genes, Memes and Human History: Darwinian Archaeology and Cultural Evolution [Hardback]

    Stephen Shennan (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780500051184
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    As biological information is passed through genes, so cultural information is passed through what Richard Dawkins has termed `memes'. In this theoretical but readable study, Shennan explores the potential for a neo-Darwinian evolutionary approa... .... Learn More
  10. Golden Ages and Barbarous Nations

    Golden Ages and Barbarous Nations: Antiquarian Debate and Cultural Politics in Ireland, C.1750-1800 [Paperback]

    Clare O'Halloran (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780268037215
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    It is often said that all history writing is political. This book, the first major study of Irish antiquarian and historical writing during the turbulent second half of the eighteenth century, demonstrates the truth of this maxim. It charts the wa... .... Learn More

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