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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

    Special Price: £28.50

    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. Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in 19th Century America

    Relic Hunters: Archaeology and the Public in 19th Century America [Hardback]

    James E. Snead (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198736271
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in the History of Archaeology
    Relic Hunters is a study of the complex relationship between the people of 19th century America with the material antiquities of North America's indigenous past. As scholars struggled to explain their existence, farmers in Ohio were plowing up arr... .... Learn More
  3. Jamestown, the Truth Revealed

    Jamestown, the Truth Revealed [Paperback]

    William M. Kelso (Author)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813942100
    Published by : University of Virginia Press
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    What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were, the written records pertaining to them are scarce, ambiguous, and often... .... Learn More
  4. Cahokia's Complexities: Ceremonies and Politics of the First Mississippian Farmers

    Cahokia's Complexities: Ceremonies and Politics of the First Mississippian Farmers [Hardback]

    Susan M. Alt (Author)

    £48.95

    ISBN: 9780817319762
    Published by : University of Alabama Press
    Series: Archaeology of the American South: New Directions and Perspectives
    Critical new discoveries and archaeological patterns increase understanding of early Mississippian culture and society. The reasons for the rise and fall of early cities and ceremonial centers around the world have been sought for centuries. In t... .... Learn More
  5. The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology [Hardback]

    Barbara Mills (Editor); Severin M. Fowles (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199978427
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    The American Southwest is one of the most important archaeological regions in the world, with many of the best-studied examples of hunter-gatherer and village-based societies. Research has been carried out in the region for well over a century, an... .... Learn More
  6. Investigating Restricted Knowledge in Lithic Craft Traditions among the Pre-contact Coast Salish of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America

    Investigating Restricted Knowledge in Lithic Craft Traditions among the Pre-contact Coast Salish of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America [Paperback]

    Adam N. Rorabaugh (Author)

    £51.00

    ISBN: 9781407315836
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2863
    Understanding the impacts of the emergence of hereditary social inequality in human societies is one of the fundamental questions in archaeology. This book is one case study examining the transitions in craft apprenticeship of formed lithic tools ... .... Learn More
  7. Holy Trinity Monastery

    Holy Trinity Monastery: Jordanville, New York [Paperback]

    Holy Trinity Monastery (Author)

    £6.99

    ISBN: 9780884654599
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    This booklet offers a glimpse into the history of Holy Trinity Monastery, the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, situated just outside the hamlet of Jordanville in the scenic Mohawk valley of upstate New York. The r... .... Learn More
  8. The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave

    The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave [Paperback]

    Clayton G. Lebow (Author)

    £54.95

    ISBN: 9781607814573
    Published by : University of Utah Press
    Swordfish Cave is a well-known rock art site located on Vandenberg Air Force Base in south-central California. Named for the swordfish painted on its wall, the cave is a sacred Chumash site. When it was under threat and required measures to conser... .... Learn More
  9. Prehistoric Culture Change on Southern Vancouver Island:

    Prehistoric Culture Change on Southern Vancouver Island:: The applicability of current explanations of the Marpole Transition [Paperback]

    Terence Clark (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781407314044
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: S2745
    Presented here are the results of research on the transition from Locarno Beach archaeological culture type (3500/3300 -2500/2400 BP) to Marpole culture type (2500/2400 4500/1100 BP) within the Gulf of Georgia region of the Northwest Coast of Nort... .... Learn More
  10. Knowledge and Power in Prehistoric Societies

    Knowledge and Power in Prehistoric Societies [Hardback]

    Lynne Kelly (Author)

    £77.00

    ISBN: 9781107059375
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this book, Lynne Kelly explores the role of formal knowledge systems in small-scale oral cultures in both historic and archaeological contexts. In the first part, she examines knowledge systems within historically recorded oral cultures, showin... .... Learn More

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