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- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
Facing an insurmountable deficit in resources compared to the Union navy, the Confederacy resorted to unorthodox forms of warfare to combat enemy forces. Perhaps the most energetic and effective torpedo corps and secret service company organized during the American Civil War, the Singer Secret Service Corps, led by Texan inventor and entrepreneur... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Maize is the world?s most productive food and industrial crop, grown in more than 160 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. If by some catastrophe maize were to disappear from our food supply chain, vast numbers of people would starve and global economies would rapidly collapse. How did we come to be so dependent on this one plant? ... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations draws from various fields such as tectonics (geology), classics, history, archaeology, and anthropology to support this notion. Its scope is worldwide, though it focuses on the eastern hemisphere, where the evidence is voluminous. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 62.95
For courses in Introduction to Archaeology Theory and Methods. Intended for the Introductory Archaeology course with the goal of teaching students how to think like archaeologists, this workbook includes activities that challenge students to interpret and explain field findings and help them to see the link between theory and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 157.95
Drawing on many avenues of inquiry: archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and on both historical and ethnohistorical records; Ancient Civilizations , 3/e provides a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world?s first civilizations and a brief summary of the way in which they... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
Large accumulations of ancient shells on coastlines and riverbanks were long considered the result of garbage disposal during repeated food gatherings by early inhabitants of the southeastern United States. In this volume, Asa R. Randall presents the first new theoretical framework for examining such middens since Ripley Bullen?s seminal work sixty... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95
In Center Places and Cherokee Towns , Christopher B. Rodning opens a panoramic vista onto protohistoric Cherokee culture. He posits that Cherokee households and towns were anchored within their cultural and natural landscapes by built features that acted as ? center places.? Rodning investigates the period from just before the first Spanish... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
It has long been recognized that the landscape of Britain is one of the 'richest historical records we possess', but just how old is it? The Fields of Britannia is the first book to explore how far the countryside of Roman Britain has survived in use through to the present day, shaping the character of our modern countryside. Commencing with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00
This book explores the ways in which past cultures have been used to shape colonial and postcolonial cultural identities. It provides a theoretical framework to understand these processes, and offers illustrative case studies in which the agency of ancient peoples, rather than the desires of antiquarians and archaeologists, is brought to the fore.... more...