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  • Psychology and Ethnologyby W H R Rivers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Egypt During the Last Interglacialby Angela E Close; Romuald Schild; Fred Wendorf

    Springer US 2012; US$ 170.00

    Stratigraphy, Paleoenvironment, and Chronology: Contribution to the Stratigraphy of the Bir Tarfawi-Bir Sahara Area; B. Issawi. Middle Paleolithic Lakes in the Southwestern Desert of Egypt; R. Schild, F. Wendorf. Sedimentology of Pleistocene Deposits Associated with Middle Paleolithic Sites in Bir Tarfawi and Bir Sahara East; C.L. Hill. Fish Remains... more...

  • Ambiguous Imagesby Kelley Hays-Gilpin

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 36.99

    A significant contribution to the relatively unexplored field of gender in rock art, this volume contains information for those interested in past gender systems. Hays-Gilpin argues that art is both a product of its physical and social environment and a tool of influence in shaping behavior and ideas within a society. Rock art is often one of the strongest... more...

  • 101 Favorite Dry Fliesby David Klausmeyer

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95

    101 Favorite Dry Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide or an experienced tyer yearning for the newest and most effective techniques, this book has it all. Each fly is wonderfully captured with its own clear photos and complete set of instructions. Not only... more...

  • Worlds of Genderby Sarah Milledge Nelson

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    Part IV of Nelson's 'Handbook of Gender in Archaeology' (2006). Examines the archaeology of women's lives and activities around the globe. more...

  • Saharan Rock Artby Augustin F.C. Holl

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 39.99

    The Neolithic rock images of Iheren, Algeria are the starting point for Augustin Holl's careful analysis of the iconography of Saharan rock art. Holl examines the various strands of evidence?icons, ideas, motifs, colors, and sizes?and weaves them together into a story that offers a window on the pastoralist worldview through the semiotics of their... more...

  • From Hand to Handleby Lawrence Barham

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 149.99

    Mankind's utter dependency on technology extends back approximately three million years to the first stone tools, but it was only with the innovation of hafting, some 300,000 years ago, that technology took its first modern form and revolutionized our social and economic lives. The development of handles and shafts, which were added to some tools... more...

  • Fragmentation in Archaeologyby John Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Fragmentation in Archaeology revolutionises archaeological studies of material culture, by arguing that the deliberate physical fragmentation of objects, and their (often structured) deposition, lies at the core of the archaeology of the Mesolithic, Neolithic and Copper Age of Central and Eastern Europe. John Chapman draws on detailed evidence from... more...

  • The Old Straight Trackby Alfred Watkins; Robert Macfarlane; Graham Hancock

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 7.28

    A beautiful new edition of a classic work of landscape history, in which Alfred Watkins introduced the idea of ancient 'ley lines' criss-crossing the English countryside. First published in 1925, THE OLD STRAIGHT TRACK described the author's theory of 'ley lines', pre-Roman pathways consisting of aligned stone circles and prehistoric mounds, used... more...

  • The Life-Giving Mythby A. M. Hocart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Myths are the expression of a form of knowledge essential to life. Including mainly previously unpublished work by A.M. Hocart the book examines such issues as: Why a queen should not have been married before; why a guest is sacred; why people are believed to have been turned into stone; how money originated. These issues are considered as part... more...