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  1. Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak, 1954-2004

    Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak, 1954-2004 [Hardback]

    Graeme Barker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9781902937601
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Series: McDonald Institute Monographs
    Volume: 2
    This book is the companion volume to Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia: the Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Together they present the results of new fieldwork in the caves and new studies of finds fr... .... Learn More
  2. Grounding Knowledge/Walking Land

    Grounding Knowledge/Walking Land [Hardback]

    Judith Pettigrew (Author); Christopher Evans (Author); J. Pettigrew (Author); Yarjung Kromchain Tamu (Author); Mark Turin (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781902937502
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Tracking knowledge down to ground concerned with trail-based archaeology, journeys and histories, this is a volume of both firsts and thick context. At face-value it documents almost a decade of groundbreaking investigations within the Annapur... .... Learn More
  3. Late prehistoric exploitation of the Eurasian steppe

    Late prehistoric exploitation of the Eurasian steppe [Hardback]

    Marsha Levine (Author); Yuri Rassamakin (Author); Aleksandr Kislenko (Author); Nataliya Tatarintseva (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781902937038
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Series: McDonald Institute Monographs
    The nomadic peoples of the great grasslands of the former USSR have left little in the way of settlement evidence, and archaeologists studying their history have had to rely on environmental remains to reconstruct their pasts. This book contai... .... Learn More
  4. Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia

    Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia [Hardback]

    G. Barker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9781902937540
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    The cathedral-like Niah Caves of Sarawak (Borneo) have iconic status in the archaeology of Southeast Asia, because the excavations by Tom and Barbara Harrisson in the 1950s and 1960s revealed the longest sequence of human occupati... .... Learn More
  5. Why cultivate? Anthropological and Archaeological Approaches to Foraging-Farming Transitions in Southeast Asia

    Why cultivate? Anthropological and Archaeological Approaches to Foraging-Farming Transitions in Southeast Asia [Hardback]

    Graeme Barker (Editor); Monica Janowski (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781902937588
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Does it make sense to understand the prehistory, history and present-day patterns of life in Southeast Asia in terms of a distinction between two ways of life: "farming" and "foraging"? This is the central question addressed by the anthropologi... .... Learn More
  6. Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781407314242
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2762
    Early Polynesian social development, and its dispersal through migration, are hotly debated topics, though this development is thought to have been centred on Tonga. This thesis uses material from Tongan archaeological sites to attempt to form mor... .... Learn More
  7. Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands

    Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands [Paperback]

    Hallie Buckley (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781407314433
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2792
    This study was conducted using a sample from the Solomon Islands in Melanesia and another sample from two burial mounds in Tonga, Polynesia. The primary aim of the study was to assess whether the presence of malaria in Melanesia adversely affected... .... Learn More
  8. Holocene Foragers of North India: The Bioarchaeology of Mesolithic Damdama

    Holocene Foragers of North India: The Bioarchaeology of Mesolithic Damdama [Paperback]

    John R. Lukacs (Author); Jagannath Pal (Author)

    Regular Price: £51.00

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    ISBN: 9781407314525
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2783
    A fresh and innovative approach to the skeletal biology of prehistoric South Asians is presented in this volume. It is the first comprehensive bioarchaeological study of an early Holocene human skeletal series from the Gangetic Plain of North Indi... .... Learn More
  9. Forest Fires and Abandonment Patterns from the Aguada Culture Northwest Argentina: A Paleoenvironmental Study Based on the Analysis of Microcharcoals ... Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Forest Fires and Abandonment Patterns from the Aguada Culture Northwest Argentina: A Paleoenvironmental Study Based on the Analysis of Microcharcoals ... Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Henrik B. Lindskoug (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9781407314693
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2803
    This book deals with the disappearance of the Aguada Culture in the Catamarca Province Northwestern Argentina, focusing of the abandonment of several settlements in the Ambato Valley, which has shown evidence of fire and a rapid abandonment dated ... .... Learn More
  10. Vessels Explored: Applying Archaeometry to South American Ceramics and Their Production

    Vessels Explored: Applying Archaeometry to South American Ceramics and Their Production [Paperback]

    Emily M. Stovel (Author); Guillermo de la Fuente (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

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    ISBN: 9781407314815
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2808
    This volume presents current trends in the application of scientific methods to ceramic analysis throughout South America. Reports from ongoing ceramic research in the area capture the wide array of methods incorporated as a normal part of researc... .... Learn More

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