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  1. 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]

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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
  2. Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China: Archaeological Perspectives on Identity Formation and Economic Change During the First Millennium BCE

    Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China: Archaeological Perspectives on Identity Formation and Economic Change During the First Millennium BCE [Paperback]

    Gideon Shelach (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781138661073
    Published by : Routledge
    The northern borders of China - known as the Northern zone - were a key area of interaction between sedentary and nomadic people during the late second and early first millennium BCE. During this period the region's unique economy, socio-political... .... Learn More
  3. Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

    Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought [Hardback]

    Richard Seaford (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781474410991
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    From the sixth century BCE onwards there was a revolution in thought, with novel ideas such as such as that understanding the inner self is both vital for human well-being and central to understanding the universe. This intellectual transformation... .... Learn More
  4. The Roots of Hinduism: The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization

    The Roots of Hinduism: The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization [Paperback]

    Asko Parpola (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190226923
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Hinduism has two major roots. The more familiar is the religion brought to South Asia in the second millennium BCE by speakers of Aryan or Indo-Iranian languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family. Another, more enigmatic, root is the ... .... Learn More
  5. The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire

    The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire [Hardback]

    Randall James Sasaki (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781623491949
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    In The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire , Randall Sasaki provides a starting point for understanding the technology of the failed Mongol invasion of Japan in 1281 CE, as well as the history of shipbuilding in East Asia. He has create... .... Learn More
  6. Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist

    Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist [Hardback]

    Patrick Vinton Kirch (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780824853457
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
    Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. For close to fifty years he explored the Pacific, as his work took him to more than two dozen islands spread across the ocea... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro De Maita Cuba (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P.Bullen Series)

    Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro De Maita Cuba (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P.Bullen Series) [Hardback]

    Roberto Valcarcel Rojas (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780813061566
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    During Spanish colonization of the Greater Antilles, the islands' natives were forced into labor under the encomienda system. The indigenous people became ""Indios,"" their language, appearance, and identity transformed by the domination imposed b... .... Learn More
  8. Assembling the Village in Medieval Bambuk: An Archaeology of Interaction at Diouboye Senegal

    Assembling the Village in Medieval Bambuk: An Archaeology of Interaction at Diouboye Senegal [Hardback]

    Cameron Gokee (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781781790403
    Published by : Equinox
    The land of Bambuk was an important source of gold for trans-Saharan trade and the imperial polities of Ghana and Mali, yet the non-centralized societies of this region remain largely peripheral in the historiography of West Africa. Drawing on rec... .... Learn More
  9. Art Archaeology and Science

    Art Archaeology and Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Chinese Archaeological and Artistic Materials [Hardback]

    Meili Yang (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781845197339
    Published by : Sussex Academic Press
    Science has played a crucial role in the initial stages of westerners collecting and studying ancient Chinese artworks and archaeological materials. The relevant scientific data were quickly generated using progressively sophisticated examination ... .... Learn More
  10. The Archaeology of an Ancient Seaside Town

    The Archaeology of an Ancient Seaside Town: Performance and Community at Samanco Nepena Valley Peru (ca. 500-1 BC) [Paperback]

    Matthew Helmer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781407314129
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2751
    Studies of social complexity increasingly recognize the role of maritime communities in the development of large sociopolitical systems. The Central Andes present an ideal region for understanding maritime aspects of ancient social complexity, due... .... Learn More

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