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- University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 56.00
In this edited volume, Andean wak'as?idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories?play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions of personhood. Top Andean scholars from a variety of disciplines cross regional, theoretical, and material boundaries in their chapters,... more...
- Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 30.00
Henri Duday is Director of Research for CNRS at the University of Bordeaux. The Archaeology of the Dead is based on an intensive specialist course in burial archaeology given by Duday in Rome in November 2004. The primary aim of the project was to contribute to the development of common procedures for excavation, data collection and study of Roman... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Archaeology?s Visual Culture explores archaeology through the lens of visual culture theory. The insistent visuality of archaeology is a key stimulus for the imaginative and creative interpretation of our encounters with the past. Balm investigates the nature of this projection of the visual, revealing an embedded subjectivity in the imagery of... more...
- Archaeopress Limited 2015; US$ 89.00
This volume presents the proceedings of the workshop ?Archeologia a Firenze: Città e territorio?, organized by CAMNES, Centre for Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies, in collaboration with the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana, in April 2013. This event experienced an extraordinary participation by experts in the field,... more...
Around the Petit-Chasseur Site in Sion (Valais, Switzerland) and New Approaches to the Bell Beaker CultureArchaeopress Limited 2014; US$ 72.00
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the megalithic necropolis of Petit- Chasseur in Sion (Valais, Switzerland), an international conference was organised from the 27th to the 29th of October 2011 in Sion. This book constitutes the conference proceedings. The necropolis of Petit-Chasseur still remains a key reference for the understanding... more...
- Archaeopress Limited 2014; US$ 54.00
Few people are aware that shortly after 1456, when Athens yielded without fighting to the bitter end, she had become one of the bigger Balkan towns within the Ottoman Empire. The limited area confined within the boundaries of the late Roman fortification walls soon developed into a town of thirty-six mahalles. A thorough analysis of the town/country... more...
- Archaeopress Limited 2014; US$ 23.00
Since the discovery of Britain?s first Ice Age cave art in 2003, the site of Creswell Crags has gained international recognition as one of Britain?s leading Ice Age sites. For the first time the history of the site is brought together in one accessible volume. Documenting the early fieldwork at the site it uncovers antiquarian discoveries such as... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95
While household archaeologists view the home as a social unit, few move their investigations "beyond the walls" when contextualizing a household in its community. Even exterior aspects of a dwelling--its plant life, yard spaces, and trash heaps--uncover issues of domination and resistance, gender relations, and the effects of colonialism. This innovative... more...
- Archaeopress Limited 2014; US$ 54.00
In February 2013, the Symposium Body, Cosmos and Eternity: the Symbolism of Coffins in Ancient Egypt convened at the historical building of the University of Porto to debate conceptual frameworks underlying the contemporary study of Egyptian coffins. Rising from the close association with the depiction of the mummified body, the anthropoid coffins... more...