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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 a... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Archaeologies of Rock Art: South American Perspectives

    Archaeologies of Rock Art: South American Perspectives [Hardback]

    Andres Troncoso Melendez (Editor); George Nash (Editor); Felipe Armstrong (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138292673
    Published by : Routledge
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    Rock art in South America is as diverse as the continent itself. In this vast territory, different peoples produced engravings, paintings, and massive earthworks, from the Atacama to the Amazon. These marks on the landscape were made by all differ... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Mimbres Life and Society: The Mattocks Site of Southwestern New Mexico

    Mimbres Life and Society: The Mattocks Site of Southwestern New Mexico [Hardback]

    Patricia A. Gilman (Author); Steven A. LeBlanc (Author)

    £80.95

    ISBN: 9780816535637
    Published by : University of Arizona Press
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    A thousand years ago, village farmers in the Mimbres Valley of what is now southwestern New Mexico created stunning black-on-white pottery. Mimbres pottery has added a fascinating dimension to southwestern archaeology, but it has also led to the p... .... Learn More
  9. War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

    War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society [Hardback]

    Markus Eberl (Author); Diane Z. Chase (Other); Arlen F. Chase (Other)

    £95.95

    ISBN: 9780813056555
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Maya Studies
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    Drawing on archaeological findings from the Maya lowlands, War Owl Falling shows how innovation and creativity led to social change in ancient societies. Markus Eberl discusses the ways eighth-century Maya (and Maya commoners in particular) reinve... .... Learn More
  10. The Archaic Southwest: Foragers in an Arid Land

    The Archaic Southwest: Foragers in an Arid Land [Hardback]

    Bradley J. Vierra (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781607815808
    Published by : University of Utah Press
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    Although humans in the Southwest were huntergatherers for about 85 percent of their history, the majority of the archaeological research in the region has focused on the Formative period. In recent years, however, the amount of data on the Archaic... .... Learn More

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