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Prehistoric archaeology

  • Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1by Takeru Akazawa; Yoshihiro Nishiaki; Kenichi Aoki

    Springer Japan 2013; Not Available

    This volume presents the first of two proceedings from the International Conference on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, which took place in Tokyo in November 2012. Focussing on a highly innovative working hypothesis called the ?learning hypothesis?, which attempts to explain the replacement as a result of differences in the learning... more...

  • Exchange Networks and Local Transformationsby Maria Emanuela Alberti; Serena Sabatini

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 38.00

    Throughout the local Bronze and Iron Age, European and Mediterranean societies appear to have been involved in complex systems of exchange networks which invariably affected local customs and historical developments. Archaeological evidence suggests social and economic phenomena, cultural expressions and technological skills stemmed from multifaceted... more...

  • Land and Peopleby Michael J. Allen; Niall Sharples; Terry O'Connor

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    This volume is derived, in concept, from a conference held in honour of John Evans by the School of History and Archaeology and The Prehistoric Society at Cardiff University in March 2006. It brings together papers that address themes and landscapes on a variety of levels. They cover geographical, methodological and thematic areas that were of interest... more...

  • The Archaeology of Household Activitiesby Penelope Allison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This pioneering collection engages with recent research in different areas of the archaeological discipline to bring together case-studies of the household material culture from later prehistoric and classical periods. The book provides a comprehensive and accessible study for students into the material records of past households, aiding wider understanding... more...

  • The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot Ya?aqov Volume IIby Nira Alperson-Afil; Naama Goren-Inbar

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 129.00

    This book presents analyses of burned and unburned flint items which provide evidence for the controlled use of fire at the 790,000-year-old Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya?aqov. It shows that fire was already in regular use some 800,000 years ago. more...

  • Biogeochemical Approaches to Paleodietary Analysisby Stanley H. Ambrose; M. Anne Katzenberg

    Springer US 2006; US$ 199.00

    Thisvolume is the fifthi n the Advances in Archaeological and Museum Science series by the Society for Archaeological Sciences (SAS). The purpose of this series is top rovide summaries of advances in various topics in archaeometry, archaeological science, environmental archaeology, preservation technology, and museumconservation. The SAS exists to... more...

  • Persistant Traditionsby Luc W. S. W. Amkreutz

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 38.00

    The adoption of agriculture is one of the major developments in human history. Archaeological studies have demonstrated that the trajectories of Neolithisation in Northwest Europe were diverse. This book presents a study into the archaeology of the communities involved in the process of Neolithisation in the Lower Rhine Area (5500-2500 cal BC). It... more...

  • Appendicesby Luc W. S. W. Amkreutz

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 38.00

    The adoption of agriculture is one of the major developments in human history. Archaeological studies have demonstrated that the trajectories of Neolithisation in Northwest Europe were diverse. This book presents a study into the archaeology of the communities involved in the process of Neolithisation in the Lower Rhine Area (5500-2500 cal BC). It... more...

  • Continental Connectionsby Hugo Anderson-Whymark; Duncan Garrow; Fraser Sturt

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 30.00

    The prehistories of Britain and Ireland are inescapably entwined with continental European narratives. The central aim here is to explore ‘cross-channel’ relationships throughout later prehistory, investigating the archaeological links (material, social, cultural) between the areas we now call Britain and Ireland, and continental Europe,... more...

  • Regional Perspectives on Neolithic Pit Depositionby Hugo Anderson-Whymark; Julian Thomas

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 35.00

    The rise to prominence of pits within narratives of the British and Irish Neolithic is well-documented in recent literature. Pits have been cropping up in excavations for centuries, resulting in a very broad spectrum of interpretations but three main factors have led to the recent change in our perception and representation of these features: a broad... more...

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