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- Springer 2001; US$ 99.00
This text offers a new perspective on the organization of the Mississippian communities existing in the Powers Phase. The villages thrived from 1250-1400, but were destroyed by fire. Between 1967 and 1976 they were excavated, and this work corrects the erroneous claims made about them then. 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 2011; US$ 44.95
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 to a... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 139.00
It is difficult for today's students of archaeology to imagine an era when chronometric dating methods were unavailable. However, even a casual perusal of the large body of literature that arose during the first half of the twentieth century reveals a battery of clever methods used to determine the relative ages of archaeological phenomena, often... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 109.00
Anthropology, and by extension archaeology, has had a long-standing interest in evolution in one or several of its various guises. Pick up any lengthy treatise on humankind written in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and the chances are good that the word evolution will appear somewhere in the text. If for some reason the word itself is absent,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 44.95
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 his life... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project: An Archaeological Study of Cultural Adaptations in the Southern Prairie Peninsula provides an overview of the Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project, formed in May 1977 as an interdisciplinary, regional archaeology program to investigate human adaptations on the southern fringes of the mid-continental Prairie... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50
Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery provides clear-sighted advice on the surgical options available for young patients. Building on the popular and successful style of previous editions, this fully revised seventh edition employs a systematic approach to the childhood diseases that need surgical treatment. It includes more case vignettes and colour... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 49.95
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$ 186.06
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...