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- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95
The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the architects, builders, and inhabitants of the structures, but few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology. This comprehensive examination of sites in the Ohio Valley, going as far north as Ontario, integrates structural engineering and... more...
- Wachholtz Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76
5500 Jahre alte Megalithgräber prägen die Landschaft in Norddeutschland und Südskandinavien. Seit Bestehen der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) ist die Erforschung dieser Landmarken Bestandteil des wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens der Universität. Der Nachbau des Megalithgrabes Wangels LA 69 auf dem Gelände der Christian-Albrechts-Universität... more...
- Wits University Press 2013; US$ 48.99
This collection focuses on David Lewis-Williams and the extent of his personal impact on the field of rock art research. It is largely through his work that San rock art has come to be understood so well, as a complex symbolic and metaphoric representation of San religious beliefs and practices. The purpose of this volume is to demonstrate the depth... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 105.00
Die Autoren verorten aus unterschiedlichen kulturwissenschaftlichen Perspektiven heraus die soziale Figur des Experten in der Vormoderne. Experten versprechen, maßgeschneidertes Wissen zur Problemlösung bereitzustellen oder zu vermitteln. Doch so sehr Akteure den Experten vertrauen, wächst andererseits auch das Empfinden, die eigene Handlungsautonomie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
The Origins of Agriculture in Europe takes a look at current ideas in the light of a considerable mass of literature and archaeological evidence; examining the transition to agriculture through the comparison of social and economic developments across Europe. In this volume, I.J.Thorpe manages to evaluate various alternative explanations in detailed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
This book is for anyone starting out to understand the prehistoric life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago, until the Roman conquest in AD 43. James Dyer here succeeds in bringing to life a thriving picture of the people and customs of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, based on the sometimes sparse clues presented by prehistoric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
Along the Atlantic seaboard, from Scotland to Spain, are numerous rock carvings made four to five thousand years ago, whose interpretation poses a major challenge to the archaeologist. In the first full-length treatment of the subject, based largely on new fieldwork, Richard Bradley argues that these carvings should be interpreted as a series of symbolic... more...
- Springer 1999; US$ 136.00
Simmons (U. of Nevada-Las Vegas) and his colleagues report on the archaeological excavations they undertook at Akrotiri Aetokremnos, on the south coast of the eastern Mediterranean island. Though the site is small and the only one of its kind found so far, the evidence strongly suggests that the isl more...
- Springer 2001; US$ 105.00
This text blends traditional empirical, objective archaeological analysis with the study of changing patterns of landscapes and, through them, people and places and the relationships between them. It focuses on late Iron Age southern Scandinavia through to early medieval polity of Denmark. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
The chance discovery in 1854 of a prehistoric lake village on Lake Zurich triggered what we now call the 'lake-dwelling phenomenon'. One hundred and fifty years of research and animated academic disputes have transformed the phenomenon into one of the most reliable sources of information in wetland archaeology. This definitive volume provides an overview... more...