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- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
While the study of ancient civilizations has often focused on holy temples and royal tombs, a substantial part of the archaeological record remains hidden in the understudied day-to-day lives of artisans, farmers, hunters, and other ordinary people of the ancient world. The various chores of a person's daily life can be quite extraordinary and, even... more...
- University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 100.00
In this compelling study, Maria Theresia Starzmann and John Roby bring together an international cast of experts who move beyond the traditional framework of the "constructed past" to look at not only how the past is remembered but also who remembers it. They convincingly argue that memory is a complex process, shaped by remembering and forgetting,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 50.95
In 1937 the Colt Archaeological Expedition, excavating the ancient site of modern Auja Hafir in the Negeb, uncovered two storerooms containing the hoard of Greek papyrus documents of the 6th and 7th centuries. These non-literary papyri contain military, church, and family records, as well as an Arab archive on the caravan industry. Originally published... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
In 1909 the Scottish archaeologist Duncan Mackenzie, Sir Arthur Evans?s right-hand man on the excavations of the legendary ?Palace of Minos? at Knossos since 1900, was appointed ?Explorer? of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). From the spring of 1910 until December 1912 he was engaged in archaeological fieldwork in Palestine, especially directing... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
The Franklin expedition was not alone in suffering early and unexplained deaths. Indeed, both Back (1837) and Ross (1849) suffered early onset of unaccountable "debility" aboard ship and Ross suffered greater fatalities during his single winter in the Arctic than did Franklin during his first. Both expeditions were forced to retreat because... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 60.00
In The Great Maya Droughts in Cultural Context , contributors reject the popularized link between societal collapse and drought in Maya civilization, arguing that a series of periodic ?collapses,? including the infamous Terminal Classic collapse (AD 750?1050), were not caused solely by climate change?related droughts but by a combination of other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
"The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe" surveys the major religious currents of Europe before Christianity - the first continental religion with hegemonic ambition - wiped out most local religions. The evidence - whether archaeological or written - is notoriously difficult to interpret, and the variety of religions documented by the sources... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 79.99
This new edition of Historical Archaeologies of Capitalism shows where the study of capitalism leads archaeologists, scholars and activists. Essays cover a range of geographic, colonial and racist contexts around the Atlantic basin: Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, the North Atlantic, Europe and Africa. Here historical archaeologists... more...
- Archaeopress Limited 2014; US$ 65.00
The history of Ancient Egypt has been studied in the region of Southeast Europe since the end of the nineteenth century. In some of the countries this was not the case for various reasons, but mainly because of the undeveloped scholarly capabilities and institutions, insufficient funds for archaeological research in Egypt, and the lack of cooperation... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 48.00
"This volume explores the dynamics of human adaptation to social, political, ideological, economic, and environmental factors in Mesoamerica and includes a wide array of topics, such as the hydrological engineering behind Teotihuacan?s layout, the complexities of agriculture and sustainability in the Maya lowlands, and the nuanced history of abandonment... more...