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The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania

The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania

1st Edition

Anne Clarke, Robin Torrence
October 12, 2015

The Archaeology of Difference presents a new and radically different perspective on the archaeology of cross-cultural contact and engagement. The authors move away from acculturation or domination and resistance and concentrate on interaction and negotiation by using a wide variety of case studies...

The Origins of Human Behaviour

The Origins of Human Behaviour

1st Edition

Robert Foley
December 23, 2014

This volume explores the diverse ways in which the evolution of human behaviour can be investigated, and confronts the most challenging aspects of the subject....

Time and Archaeology

Time and Archaeology

1st Edition

Tim Murray
August 15, 2014

The concept of time is salient to all human affairs and can be understood in a variety of different ways. This pioneering collection is the first comprehensive survey of time and archaeology. It includes chapters from a broad, international range of contributors, which combine theoretical and...

Archaeology and Language IV: Language Change and Cultural Transformation

Archaeology and Language IV: Language Change and Cultural Transformation

1st Edition

Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
August 15, 2014

Archaeology and Language IV examines a variety of pressing issues regarding linguistic and cultural change. It provides a challenging variety of case-studies which demonstrate how global patterns of language distribution and change can be interwoven to produce a rich historical narrative, and fuel...

Archaeology and Language I: Theoretical and Methodological Orientations

Archaeology and Language I: Theoretical and Methodological Orientations

1st Edition

Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
March 06, 2013

Archaeology and Language I represents groundbreaking work in synthesizing two disciplines that are now seen as interlinked: linguistics and archaeology. This volume is the first of a three-part survey of innovative results emerging from their combination. Archaeology and historical linguistics...

The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

1st Edition

Philippe Planel, Peter G. Stone
September 30, 2012

The Constructed Past presents group of powerful images of the past, termed in the book construction sites. At these sites, full scale, three-dimensional images of the past have been created for a variety of reasons including archaeological experimentation, tourism and education. Using various case...

The Archaeology of Drylands: Living at the Margin

The Archaeology of Drylands: Living at the Margin

1st Edition

Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson
September 06, 2012

Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates...

Cultural Resource Management in Contemporary Society: Perspectives on Managing and Presenting the Past

Cultural Resource Management in Contemporary Society: Perspectives on Managing and Presenting the Past

1st Edition

Alf Hatton, Francis P. MacManamon
July 26, 2012

This innovative collection of essays from an international range of contributors describes various means of preserving, protecting and presenting vital cultural resources within the context of economic development, competing claims of "ownership" of particular cultural resources, modern uses of...

Matériel Culture: The Archaeology of Twentieth-Century Conflict

Matériel Culture: The Archaeology of Twentieth-Century Conflict

1st Edition

Colleen M. Beck, William Gray Johnson, John Schofield
March 20, 2012

Matériel culture encompasses the material remains of conflict, from buildings and monuments to artefacts and militia, as well as human remains. This collection of essays, from an international range of contributors, illustrates the diversity in this material record, highlights the...

Archaeology and Language III: Artefacts, Languages and Texts

Archaeology and Language III: Artefacts, Languages and Texts

1st Edition

Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
March 20, 2012

Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. Individual chapters present case studies of artefacts and fragmentary textual materials,...

Historical Archaeology: Back from the Edge

Historical Archaeology: Back from the Edge

1st Edition

Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Martin Hall, Sian Jones
March 20, 2012

Historical Archaeology demonstrates the potential of adopting a flexible, encompassing definition of historical archaeology which involves the study of all societies with documentary evidence. It encourages research that goes beyond the boundaries between prehistory and history. Ranging in subject...

Archaeology and Language II: Archaeological Data and Linguistic Hypotheses

Archaeology and Language II: Archaeological Data and Linguistic Hypotheses

1st Edition

Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
January 31, 2012

Using language to date the origin and spread of food production, Archaeology and Language II represents groundbreaking work in synthesizing two disciplines that are now seen as interlinked: linguistics and archaeology. This volume is the second part of a three-part survey of innovative results...

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