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- 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...
- Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00
This volume in the ICAZ series deals with the technical advances made over the last twenty years in the field of ageing and sexing animal bones. The analysis of ancient DNA holds great possibilities for sexing certain faunal assemblages (though by no means all), which is an urgent issue in the study of hunting and animal husbandry. It can be assumed... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95
Although many archaeologists have a good understanding of the basics in computer science, statistics, geostatistics, modeling, and data mining, more literature is needed about the advanced analysis in these areas. This book aids archaeologists in learning more advanced tools and methods while also helping mathematicians, statisticians, and computer... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 45.00
People have long been fascinated about times in human history when different cultures and societies first came into contact with each other, how they reacted to that contact, and why it sometimes occurred peacefully and at other times was violent or catastrophic. Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology, edited... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
Anthropological Research Framing for Archaeological Geophysics addresses the gap between humanistic anthropological archaeology and geophysical archaeology. It initiates and invites professional dialogue toward providing archaeological geophysics with anthropological premises. more...
- Sidestone Press 2015; US$ 20.99
Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is only recently that it has become an inherent part of excavations in Egypt. This volume consists of a series of essays that explore how ancient plant, animal, and human remains should be studied,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
A practical guide to the various modern methods of discovery, excavation and recording of the remains left by prehistoric man in Britain. It stresses the vital role played by the amateur rescuing evidence of man?s past behaviour in these islands, and is illustrated by maps, site plans and sections, and drawings of equipment and surveying procedures.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00
Agent-based simulation is one of the tools used to glean information from highly complex excavation sites. This book presents an overview of techniques used and work conducted in this area, drawing on the experience of practitioners. more...
- Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 12.99
Deze bundel vormt de neerslag van de 1e Nederlandse Metaaltijdendag, gehouden op 18 oktober 2013. Hierbij werd een rijke doorsnede aan recent metaaltijdenonderzoek gepresenteerd, dat nu in schriftelijke vorm het licht ziet. Deze bundel bevat bijdragen over het grafritueel, de materiële cultuur, nederzettingspatronen en depositiepatronen van gemeenschappen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Originally published in 1991, this is the first book-length exploration of post-structuralist discourse theory in archaeology. It tackles the most basic problem of historical and archaeological analysis - the relationship between text and artefact ? in an analysis of prehistoric art fusing theory and the practice of interpretation to create a fresh... more...