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  • PREHISTORIC EUROPEby Timothy Champion; Clive Gamble; Stephen Shennan; Alisdair Whittle

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 46.95

    The study of European prehistory has been revolutionized in recent years by the rapid growth rate of archeological discovery, advances in dating methods and the application of scientific techniques to archaeological material and new archaeological aims and frameworks of interpretation. Whereas previous work concentrated on the recovery and description... more...

  • Intangible Heritage and the Museumby Marilena Alivizatou

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 36.95

    In this comparative, international study Marilena Alivizatou investigates the relationship between museums and the new concept of “intangible heritage.” She charts the rise of intangible heritage within the global sphere of UN cultural policy and explores its implications both in terms of international politics and with regard to museological... more...

  • The World System and the Earth Systemby Alf Hornborg; Carole L Crumley

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    In this benchmark volume top scholars come together to present state-of-the-art research and pursue a more rigorous framework for understanding and studying the linkages between social and ecological systems. Contributors from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, geography, ecology, palaeo-science, geology, sociology,... more...

  • The Academic Writer?s Toolkitby Arthur Asa Berger

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    Berger’s slim, user-friendly volume on academic writing is a gift to linguistically-stressed academics. Author of 60 published books, the author speaks to junior scholars and graduate students about the process and products of academic writing. He differentiates between business writing skills for memos, proposals, and reports, and the scholarly... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Collaborative Stewardship of Natureby Anne Ross; Richard Sherman; Jeffrey G. Snodgrass; Henry D. Delcore

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 32.95

    Involving Indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge into natural resource management produces more equitable and successful outcomes. Unfortunately, argue Anne Ross and co-authors, even many “progressive” methods fail to produce truly equal partnerships. This book offers a comprehensive and global overview of the theoretical, methodological,... more...

  • SHARED HISTORIESby Paul Scham; Walid Salem; Benjamin Pogrund

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    There is no single history of the development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Israeli historical narrative speaks of Zionism as the Jewish national movement, of building a refuge from persecution, and of national regeneration. The Palestinian narrative speaks of invasion, expulsion, and oppression. Its no wonder peace remains elusive. This... more...

  • The Evolution of Cultural Diversityby Ruth Mace; Clare J Holden; Stephen Shennan

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Virtually all aspects of human behavior show enormous variation both within and between cultural groups, including material culture, social organization and language. Thousands of distinct cultural groups exist: about 6,000 languages are spoken today, and it is thought that a far greater number of languages existed in the past but became extinct.... more...

  • ARCHAEOLOGY AND WOMENby Sue Hamilton; Ruth D Whitehouse; Katherine I Wright

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Archaeology and Women draws together from a variety of angles work currently being done within a contemporary framework on women in archaeology. One section of this collection of original articles addresses the historical and contemporary roles of women in the discipline. Another attempts to link contemporary archaeological theory and practice to... more...

  • The Consequential Damages of Nuclear Warby Barbara Rose Johnston; Holly M Barker

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    The hydrogen test-bomb Bravo, dropped on the Marshall Islands in 1954, had enormous consequences for the Rongelap people. Anthropologists Barbara Rose Johnston and Holly Barker provide incontrovertible evidence of physical and financial damages to individuals and cultural and psycho-social damages to the community through use of declassified government... more...

  • ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE MEDIAby Timothy Clack; Marcus Brittain

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    The public’s fascination with archaeology has meant that archaeologists have had to deal with media more regularly than other scholarly disciplines. How archaeologists communicate their research to the public through the media and how the media view archaeologists has become an important feature in the contemporary world of academic and professional... more...