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Prehistoric archaeology

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  • Survival by Huntingby George Frison

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 27.96

    The North American Great Plains and Rocky Mountains have yielded many artifacts and other clues about the prehistoric people who once lived there, but little is understood about the hunting practices that ensured their survival for thousands of years. Noted archaeologist George Frison brings a lifetime of experience as a hunter, rancher, and guide... more...

  • Facial Geometryby Robert M. George

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 27.95

    Forensic art may be defined as “portrait art minus a tangible subject.” The main objective of this book is to present a series of practical indices interrelating the key features of the human face that will provide a foundation for any exercise in forensic art from composite sketch to post-mortem “re-facing.” These indices are illustrated... more...

  • Discovery in the Caveby Mark Dubowski; Bryn Barnard

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 3.99

    This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!   In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge... more...

  • An Archaeology of Materialsby Chantal Conneller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00

    An Archaeology of Materials sets out a new approach to the study of raw materials. Traditional understandings of materials in archaeology (and in western thought more widely) have failed to acknowledge both the complexity and, moreover, the benefits of an analysis of materials. Here Conneller argues that materials cannot be understood independently... more...

  • Prehistoric Rock Artby Paul G. Bahn

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Paul G. Bahn provides a richly illustrated overview of prehistoric rock art and cave art from around the world. more...

  • Adam's Tongueby Derek Bickerton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 16.99

    How language evolved has been called ?the hardest problem in science.? In Adam?s Tongue , Derek Bickerton?long a leading authority in this field?shows how and why previous attempts to solve that problem have fallen short. Taking cues from topics as diverse as the foraging strategies of ants, the distribution of large prehistoric herbivores, and the... more...

  • The Ancient Human Occupation of Britainby Nick Ashton; Simon Lewis; Chris Stringer

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 225.00

    The Ancient Human Occupation of Britain Project (AHOB) funded by the Leverhulme Trust began in 2001 and brought together researchers from a range of disciplines with the aim of investigating the record of human presence in Britain from the earliest occupation until the end of the last Ice Age, about 12,000 years ago. Study of changes in climate, landscape... more...

  • European Societies in the Bronze Ageby A. F. Harding

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 66.00

    A survey of the Bronze Age in Europe, c. 2500 to 750 BC, for students and specialists. more...

  • Field Archaeologyby Peter Drewett

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    Peter Drewett's comprehensive survey explores every stage of the dig process, from the core work of discovery and excavation to the final product; the published archaeological report. more...

  • Religion in the Emergence of Civilizationby Ian Hodder

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Examines the role of spirituality and religious ritual in the emergence of complex societies, using Çatalhöyük, as a case study. more...