World Archaeology

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

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  1. Prehistory of the Western Sahara

    Prehistory of the Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009 [Hardback]

    Jo Clarke (Author); Nick Brooks (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971726
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems. Throughout its history, the Sahara has been a stage for human evolution, with human habitatio... .... Learn More
  2. 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 a... .... Learn More
  3. Relics and Relic Worship in the Early Buddhism of South Asia and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in the Early Buddhism of South Asia and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
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    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  4. Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

    Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology [Hardback]

    Philip J. Carr (Editor)

    £85.95

    ISBN: 9781683400219
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
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    Focusing on the daily concerns and routine events of people in the past, Investigating the Ordinary argues for a paradigm shift in the way southeastern archaeologists operate. Instead of dividing archaeological work by time periods or artifact typ... .... Learn More
  5. The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

    The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities [Hardback]

    Stacy C. Kozakavich (Author)

    £80.95

    ISBN: 9780813056593
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: American Experience in Archaeological Pespective
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    Utopian and intentional communities have dotted the American landscape since the colonial era, yet only in recent decades have archaeologists begun analyzing the material culture left behind by these groups. The case studies in this volume use arc... .... Learn More
  6. The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

    The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence [Hardback]

    Edward Gonzalez-Tennant (Author)

    £80.95

    ISBN: 9780813056784
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Cultural Heritage Studies
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    The Rosewood Massacre investigates the 1923 massacre that devastated the predominantly African American community of Rosewood, Florida. The town was burned to the ground by neighboring whites, and its citizens fled for their lives. None of the per... .... Learn More
  7. Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

    Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites [Hardback]

    Linnea H. Wren (Editor); Cynthia Kristan-Graham (Editor); Travis Nygard (Editor); Kaylee R. Spencer (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780813054964
    Published by : University Press of Florida
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    Chichen Itza, the legendary capital and trading hub of the late Maya civilization, continues to fascinate visitors and researchers with unanswered questions about its people, rulers, rituals, and politics. Addressing many of these current debates,... .... Learn More
  8. An Engraved Landscape

    An Engraved Landscape: The rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, South West Libya [Paperback]

    Tertia Barnett (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781900971379
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Volume: 11
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    The Sahara contains one of the most extensive and enigmatic collections of rock art in the world. An Engraved Landscape represents the main report on the rock art of the Wadi al-Ajal, south west Libya. Based on extensive fieldwork directe... .... Learn More
  9. In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition: Volume II

    In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition: Volume II [Hardback]

    Joseph A. M. Gingerich (Editor)

    £75.95

    ISBN: 9781607815785
    Published by : University of Utah Press
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    This volume highlights the importance of eastern Paleoindian research in understanding some of the first inhabitants of North America.Although diverse in manufacture and style, fluted point production represents the first widespread cultural pheno... .... Learn More
  10. Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor

    Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor: Memories and Identities [Hardback]

    Eva Mortensen (Editor); Birte Poulson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708367
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Cityscapes consist of houses, streets, civic buildings, sanctuaries, tombs, monuments and inscriptions created by multiple generations of citizens and foreigners with an interest in the city; they are interpreted and reinterpreted as expressions o... .... Learn More

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