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  • Facts on the Groundby Nadia Abu El-Haj

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Archaeology in Israel is truly a national obsession, a practice through which national identity?and national rights?have long been asserted. But how and why did archaeology emerge as such a pervasive force there? How can the practices of archaeology help answer those questions? In this stirring book, Nadia Abu El-Haj addresses these questions and... more...

  • Ladies of the Fieldby Amanda Adams

    Greystone Books 2010; US$ 14.99

    The first women archaeologists were Victorian era adventurers who felt most at home when farthest from it. Canvas tents were their domains, hot Middle Eastern deserts their gardens of inquiry and labor. Thanks to them, prevailing ideas about feminine nature soft, nurturing, submissive were upended. Ladies of the Field tells the story of seven... more...

  • Recovery, Analysis, and Identification of Commingled Human Remainsby Bradley J. Adams; John E. Byrd

    Humana Press 2008; US$ 175.87

    This book brings together tools from diverse sources within forensic science to offer a set of comprehensive approaches to handling commingled remains. It also includes case examples that illustrate techniques found to be successful and those that proved problematic. more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.00 US$ 118.73

    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...

  • Archaeological Typology and Practical Realityby William Y. Adams; Ernest W. Adams

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    A study of the various ways in which field archaeologists set about making and using classifications to meet a variety of practical needs. more...

  • Social Bioarchaeologyby Sabrina C. Agarwal; Bonnie A. Glencross

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29

    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...

  • Handbook to Life in the Aztec Worldby Manuel Aguilar-Moreno

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 70.00

    Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life. more...

  • Science-Based Dating in Archaeologyby M. J . Aitken

    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...

  • Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1by Takeru Akazawa; Yoshihiro Nishiaki; Kenichi Aoki

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 98.92

    This volume presents the first of two proceedings from the International Conference on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, which took place in Tokyo in November 2012. Focussing on a highly innovative working hypothesis called the ?learning hypothesis?, which attempts to explain the replacement as a result of differences in the learning... more...

  • Ethnozooarchaeologyby Umberto Albarella; Angela Trentacoste

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 40.98

    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...