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- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 31.12
How did ancient Europeans materialise memory? Material Mnemonics: Everyday Practices in Prehistoric Europe provides a fresh approach to the archaeological study of memory. Drawing on case studies from the British Isles, Scandinavia, central Europe, Greece, Italy and the Iberian Peninsula that date from the Neolithic through the Iron Age, the book's... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
For over 400 million years, fire has been an integral force on our planet. It can be as innocent as a bonfire or as destructive and lethal as a wildfire. Human history is rife with fires that have leveled cities?the Fire of Moscow in 1812 that destroyed seventy-five percent of the city, the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 that took down 17,000 buildings,... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 137.44
by Fred Wendorf, Romuald Schild and Angela E. Close INTRODUCTION roughly contemporaneous with the later part of Isotope Stage 7; most sites occur in sediments dated between 100 The Middle Paleolithic is potentially one of the most and 130 ka and fall early in the Last Interglacial; the most interesting periods in human history. It marks a major recent... more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 39.99
A significant contribution to the relatively unexplored field of gender in rock art, this volume contains information for those interested in past gender systems. Hays-Gilpin argues that art is both a product of its physical and social environment and a tool of influence in shaping behavior and ideas within a society. Rock art is often one of the strongest... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 2.99
101 Favorite Dry Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide or an experienced tyer yearning for the newest and most effective techniques, this book has it all. Each fly is wonderfully captured with its own clear photos and complete set of instructions. Not only... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00
“This book is the most comprehensively global and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies. Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist, this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how the material culture of our forebears, from... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 99.99
The Neolithic rock images of Iheren, Algeria are the starting point for Augustin Holl's careful analysis of the iconography of Saharan rock art. Holl examines the various strands of evidence?icons, ideas, motifs, colors, and sizes?and weaves them together into a story that offers a window on the pastoralist worldview through the semiotics of their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Fragmentation in Archaeology revolutionises archaeological studies of material culture, by arguing that the deliberate physical fragmentation of objects, and their (often structured) deposition, lies at the core of the archaeology of the Mesolithic, Neolithic and Copper Age of Central and Eastern Europe. John Chapman draws on detailed evidence from... more...