World Archaeology

The archaeology of cultures and civilizations from the Americas, to Asia, Australasia and the Pacific.

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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: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100 Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals and animal ... .... Learn More
  2. Resistance at the Edge of Empires

    Resistance at the Edge of Empires: the Archaeology and History of the Bannu Basin (Pakistan) from 1000 BC to AD 1200 [Hardback]

    C.A. Petrie (Author); P. Magee (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781785703034
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bannu Archaeological Project
    Volume: 3
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    From 1985 to 2001, the collaborative research initiative known as the Bannu Archaeological Project conducted archaeological explorations and excavations in the Bannu region, in what was then the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, now... .... Learn More
  3. Museum, Magic, Memory

    Museum, Magic, Memory: Curating Paul Denys Montague [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9789088906350
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
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  4. Chinese Museums

    Chinese Museums: Strategies and Promotion of Contemporary Chinese Art [Paperback]

    Ornella De Nigris (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771439
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    Over the last 30 years, the Chinese system of art museums has enjoyed an unprecedented pace of development. Following a general and ongoing renovation of China’s entire system of national art institutions, there has been an impressive proliferatio... .... Learn More
  5. The Archaeology of Removal in North America

    The Archaeology of Removal in North America [Hardback]

    Terrance Weik (Editor)

    £103.00

    ISBN: 9780813056395
    Published by : University Press of Florida
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    Exploring a wide range of settings and circumstances in which individuals or groups of people have been forced to move from one geographical location to another, the case studies in this volume demonstrate what archaeology can reveal about the age... .... Learn More
  6. Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora

    Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora [Hardback]

    Charles H. McNutt (Editor); Ryan Parish (Editor)

    £109.00

    ISBN: 9781683400820
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
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    At its height between AD 1050 and 1275, the city of Cahokia was the largest settlement of the Mississippian culture, acting as an important trade center and pilgrimage site. While the influence of Cahokian culture on the development of monumental ... .... Learn More
  7. The Market for Mesoamerica: Reflections on the Sale of Pre-Columbian Antiquities

    The Market for Mesoamerica: Reflections on the Sale of Pre-Columbian Antiquities [Hardback]

    Cara G. Tremain (Editor); Donna Yates (Editor)

    £98.50

    ISBN: 9780813056449
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Maya Studies
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    This timely volume explores past, current, and future policies and trends concerning the sales of antiquities from pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, which are among the most popular items on the international antiquities market Informed by the fields of ... .... Learn More
  8. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Paperback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789088906176
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  9. The Scythians: Nomad Warriors of the Steppe

    The Scythians: Nomad Warriors of the Steppe [Hardback]

    Barry Cunliffe (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198820123
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Brilliant horsemen and great fighters, the Scythians were nomadic horsemen who ranged wide across the grasslands of the Asian steppe from the Altai mountains in the east to the Great Hungarian Plain in the first millennium BC. Their steppe homelan... .... Learn More
  10. Image Makers: The Social Context of a Hunter-Gatherer Ritual

    Image Makers: The Social Context of a Hunter-Gatherer Ritual [Hardback]

    David Lewis-Williams (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108498210
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Rock-art images around the world are often difficult for us to decipher as modern viewers. Based on authentic records of the beliefs, rituals and daily life of the nineteenth-century San peoples, and of those who still inhabit the Kalahari Desert,... .... Learn More

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