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- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 38.50
A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication This collection elucidates the key role played by the National Research Council seminars, reports, and pamphlets in setting an agenda that has guided American archaeology in the 20th century. In the 1920s and 1930s, the fascination that Americans had for the continent's prehistoric past was leading... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
This book explains the deep influence of biological methods and theories on the practice of Americanist archaeology by exploring W. C. McKern's use of Linnaean taxonomy as the model for development of a pottery classification system. By the early 20th century, North American archaeologists had found evidence of a plethora of prehistoric cultures... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 43.75
A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication This collection of Ford's works focuses on the development of ceramic chronology—a key tool in Americanist archaeology. When James Ford began archaeological fieldwork in 1927, scholars divided time simply into prehistory and history. Though certainly influenced by his colleagues, Ford devoted... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Fourteen experts examine the current state of Central Valley prehistoric research and provide an important touchstone for future archaeological study of the region. The Mississippi Valley region has long played a critical role in the development of American archaeology and continues to be widely known for the major research of the early 1950s.... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 72.57
Platons ?Dialoge? sind voller mythischer Erzählungen, in denen der Philosoph altes Überlieferungsgut aufgreift. Das Spektrum reicht von Kosmogonien (mythische Erzählungen über die Entstehung der Welt) im ?Timaios? und ?Politikos? bis zu den Jenseitsmythen im ?Phaidon?. In diesem Erzählgut kommen menschliche Urfragen zur Sprache. Was ist der rationale... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2003; US$ 35.99
Sheed & Ward proudly presents the first of two volumes in a groundbreaking series called American Catholics in the Public Square . The result of a three-year study sponsored by Pew aimed at understanding the contributions to U.S. civic life of the Catholic, Jewish, mainline and evangelical Protestant, African-American, Latino, and Muslim communities... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 38.50
This collection presents, for the first time, a much-needed synthesis of the major research themes and findings that characterize the Woodland Period in the southeastern United States. The Woodland Period (ca. 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1000) has been the subject of a great deal of archaeological research over the past 25 years. Researchers have learned... more...