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Prehistoric archaeology

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  • Building the Great Stone Circles of the Northby Colin Richards

    Windgather Press 2013; US$ 32.50

    Of all prehistoric monuments, few are more emotive than the great stone circles that were built throughout Britain and Ireland. From the tall, elegant, pointed monoliths of the Stones of Stenness to the grandeur of Stonehenge and the sarsen blocks at Avebury, circles of stone exert a magnetic fascination to those who venture into their sphere. In Britain... more...

  • Building the Pastby Brian G. Redmond; Robert A. Genheimer

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95

    The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the architects, builders, and inhabitants of the structures, but few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology. This comprehensive examination of sites in the Ohio Valley, going as far north as Ontario, integrates structural engineering and... more...

  • Bushman Rock Artby Tim Forssman; Lee Gutteridge

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2012; US$ 20.00

    The prehistoric record of southern Africa extends back some 2 million years. The oldest cultural artefacts are stone tools such as handaxes, cleavers and choppers. In more recent centuries, archaeologists have found an extensive repertoire of artefacts including not only stone tools, but tools of bone, wood and shell as well as beads, jewellery, grinding... more...

  • The Cave of Fontéchevadeby Philip G. Chase; André Debénath; Harold L. Dibble; Shannon P. McPherron

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    Summary of recent Paleolithic excavations at Fontéchevade, France, and their archaeological and paleontological implications. more...

  • The Cave of the Cyclopsby Adamantios Sampson

    INSTAP Academic Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    This book completes the two-part series that serves as the final report for the excavation of the Cave of the Cyclops on the island of Youra in the Northern Sporades of Greece, a site that was occasionally occupied from the Mesolithic through Roman period. The second volume contains the results of detailed studies on the archaeological material, organic... more...

  • The Cave of the Cyclopsby Adamantios Sampson

    INSTAP Academic Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    This is the first volume detailing the excavation of the "Cave of the Cyclops" on the island of Youra in the North Aegean. The cave was occupied at various times from the Mesolithic through Roman periods. The setting and stratigraphy of the cave and a survey of the area are discussed. The Mesolithic and Neolithic ceramic, lithic, and small... more...

  • Changing Picturesby Andrew Meirion Jones; Joakim Goldhahn; Ingrid Fuglestvedt

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 38.00

    This volume derives from a workshop held at the University of Kalmar (now Linnaeus University), Sweden between the 20-24 of October 2008. The aim of this gathering was to provide a forum for rock art researchers from different parts of northern Europe to discuss traditional as well as current interpretative trends within rock art research. Changing... more...

  • Cognition and Material Cultureby Colin Renfrew; Christopher Scarre

    McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research 2008; US$ 40.00

    The 15 papers in this volume explore how human beliefs have been externalized and "stored" in material form, thus making very intangible ideas exist in a permanent form. more...

  • Communicating with the World of Beingsby Knut Helskog

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 35.00

    The rock art found in the World Heritage sites in the Alta area, Arctic Norway, comprise thousands of images including reindeer and elk as well as fish, birds, boats, humans and geometric patterns. They contain information about peoples who lived in this northern area from about 5000 BC up until the birth of Christ; such as possible social organizations,... more...

  • A Companion to Gender Prehistoryby Diane Bolger

    Wiley 2012; US$ 206.95

    An authoritative guide on gender prehistory for researchers, instructors and students in anthropology, archaeology, and gender studies Provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of gender archaeology, with an exclusive focus on prehistory Offers critical overviews of developments  in the archaeology of gender over the last... more...

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