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- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 68.68
?Künftig sage dann einer der nachgeborenen Menschen, über das dunkele Meer vorüberrudernd im Schiffe: Seht das ragende Mal des längst gestorbenen Mannes? Also redet man einst, und mein ist ewiger Nachruhm.? (Hom. Il. 7,87-91; Übers. H. Rupé) Von Anbeginn der Menschheit bewahren Totenritual und Grabkult die Erinnerung an die Verstorbenen;... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00
Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 47.95
Illustrates new methodological directions in analyzing human social and biological variation Offers a wide array of research on past populations around the globe Explains the central features of bioarchaeological research by key researchers and established experts around the world more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
Archaeologists and archaeology students have long since needed an authoritative account of the techniques now available to them, designed to be understood by non-scientists. This book fills the gap and it offers a two-tier approach to the subject. The main text is a coherent introduction to the whole field of science-based dating, written in plain... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 45.00
This book examines how the study of human-animal relations can help us interpret archaeological evidence. An international range of contributors examines fishing, hunting and husbandry, slaughtering and butchering, ceremonial and ritual practices and techniques of deposition and disposal in traditional societies. Topics covered include the theoretical... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 149.00
Interpretations of the past are under constant critical scrutiny in archaeology. In recent decades, theoretical views have profoundly changed the conceptions of both "the past" and archaeologists' relationship to this object of study. However, our basic excavation and analytical methods have undergone little critical re-evaluation. Often archaeological... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Archaeology impacts the lives of indigenous, local, or descendant communities. Yet often these groups have little input to archaeological research, and its results remain inaccessible. As archaeologists consider the consequences and benefits of research, the skills, methodologies, and practices required of them will differ dramatically from those of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against this. This book, published originally in 1982, traces... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
The dramatic development of European oak chronologies over the last ten years parallels and supplements the bristlecone-pine chronology in the United States. Dendrochronologists can now provide a wood sample - a time capsule of biological material - for any calender date over the last seven millennia from two continents. For archaeologists, resigned... more...