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- Springer US 2006; US$ 183.95
Tina Thurston?s Landscapes of Power; Landscapes of Conflict is a thi- generation processual analysis of sociopolitical evolution during the Iron Age in southern Scandinavia. Several red flags seem to be raised at once. Are not archaeologists now postprocessual, using new interpretive approaches to - derstand human history? Is not evolution a discredited... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
The chance discovery in 1854 of a prehistoric lake village on Lake Zurich triggered what we now call the 'lake-dwelling phenomenon'. One hundred and fifty years of research and animated academic disputes have transformed the phenomenon into one of the most reliable sources of information in wetland archaeology. This definitive volume provides an overview... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 46.40
Traditionally, the Mesolithic was regarded as a time of cultural regression in northern Europe but new evidence in the last 30 years has led archaeologists to think of the early postglacial foragers that lived in the Mesolithic as complex, sedentary coastal dwellers who lived in an era of innovation, interaction, and successful adaptation to a rapidly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00
In this 2007 book, Andrew Bevan considers individual stone vessel industries during the Bronze Age. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 91.52
This lavishly-illustrated book brings together archaeologists as well as anthropologists, forensic anthropologists, art historians and bioarchaeologists for a wider exploration into Mayan sacrifice and related posthumous body manipulation. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 145.22
Modern human origins and the fate of the Neanderthals are arguably the most compelling and contentious arenas in paleoanthropology. The much-discussed split between advocates of a single, early emergence of anatomically modern humans in sub-Saharan Africa and supporters of various regional continuity positions is only part of the picture. Equally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
It may be surprising to learn that this book is the first ever survey of the Atlantic Iron Age: this tradition is cited in archaeology frequently enough to seem firmly established, yet has never been clearly defined.With this book, Jon Henderson provides an important and much-needed exploration of the archaeology of western areas of Britain, Ireland,... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 289.65
The papers in this volume deal with fundamental areas of life in the Iron-Age from a cultural studies perspective. Fields covered include social orders, the role of women, weapons and the organisation of warriors, tools and implements, burial, religion and rituals, art. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 183.04
European countries, including the DIALOG countries, have faced a major de- graphic change and transition in the last thirty years. They are experiencing lo- term downward trends in fertility, leading to demographic ageing. Fertility rates are now below replacement level in nearly all countries. As a result, natural p- ulation growth rates are starting... more...