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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
A decade ago, French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin became obsessed by the centuriesold question: How was the Great Pyramid built? How, in a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age, could such a massive, complex, and enduring structure have been envisioned and constructed? Laboring at his computer ten hours a day for five years?creating... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
?Donald Ryan is a rare bird?a field archaeologist who can write with verve and immediacy. I heartily recommend his book to all Egyptology buffs.? ?Barbara Mertz ( a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters), author of Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs A real-life ?Indiana Jones,? Donald P. Ryan, Ph.D., offers a breathtaking personal account of his adventures... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 68.00
The Far Northeast, a peninsula incorporating the six New England states, New York east of the Hudson, Quebec south of the St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the Maritime Provinces, provided the setting for a distinct chapter in the peopling of North America. Late Pleistocene Archaeology and Ecology in the Far Northeast focuses on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00
Archaeology has been an important source of metaphors for some of the key intellectuals of the 20 th century: Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Alois Riegl and Michel Foucault, amongst many others. However, this power has also turned against archaeology, because the discipline has been dealt with perfunctorily as a mere provider of metaphors that other... more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 41.99
Shedding new light on the division of power, the essays in this volume explore the variety of roles and assumptions about queens from the Americas to Eurasia. Together they provide a global tour of archaeological and historical queens that illustrate the intersection of gender and power in archaeology. more...
- AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 37.99
Gold. Copper. Iron. Metal working in Africa has been the subject of both popular lore and extensive archaeological investigation. In this volume, four leading archaeologists attempt to provide a complete synthesis of current debates and understandings: When, how and where was metal first introduced to the continent? How were iron and copper tools,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
The study of forensic evidence using archaeology is a new discipline which has rapidly gained importance, not only in archaeological studies but also in the investigation of real crimes. Archaeological evidence is increasingly presented in criminal cases and has helped to secure a number of convictions. Studies in Crime surveys methods of searching... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In a discipline which essentially studies how modern man came to be, it is remarkable that there are hardly any conceptual tools to describe change. This is due to the history of the western intellectual and scientific tradition, which for a long time favoured mechanics over dynamics, and the study of stability over that of change. Change was primarily... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Pictures are often admired for their aesthetic merits but they are rarely treated as if they had as much to offer as the written word. They are often overlooked as objects of analysis themselves, and tend to be seen simply as adjuncts to the text. Images, however, are not passive, and have a direct impact that engages attention in ways independent... more...