Books in category Social Science – Archaeology

  • On Collecting

    On Collecting
    Susan Pearce

    Do men and women collect differently? How do we use objects to construct our identity? This book breaks new ground in its analysis of our relationship to the material world.

  • Trekking the Shore

    Trekking the Shore
    Nuno F. Bicho, Jonathan A. Haws, Loren G. Davis

    The contributions to this volume revise the BSR model, with evidence that coastal resources were an important part of human economies and subsistence much earlier than previously thought, and even the main focus of diets for some …

  • Archaeology and the Old Testament

    Archaeology and the Old Testament
    James B. Pritchard

    Measured by the number of centuries which have been annexed to man's history in a relatively few years, progress has been truly phenomenal. This book deals with the recent advance and with those pioneers to the past who made it possible.

  • Bioarchaeology

    Bioarchaeology
    Clark Spencer Larsen

    This is the first comprehensive synthesis of the emerging field of bioarchaeology.

  • Graffiti Als Interaktionsform

    Graffiti Als Interaktionsform
    Polly Lohmann

    Polly Lohmann nähert sich den antiken Graffiti im Vergleich mit ihren modernen Namenspendants einerseits, mit anderen antiken Inschriften, Texten und Bildern andererseits.

  • The Art and Archaeology of Pashash

    The Art and Archaeology of Pashash
    Terence Grieder

    This collection of several hundred works of art found together and dated by radiocarbon, related to a stratigraphic sequence for the site as a whole, makes possible a unique history of the art of this highland Andean region.

  • Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes

    Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes
    Brian S. Bauer, Charles Stanish

    In this book, Brian Bauer and Charles Stanish explore the extent to which this use of the islands as a pilgrimage center during Inca times was founded on and developed from earlier religious traditions of the Lake Titicaca region.

  • Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

    Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
    Kristina Milnor

    The volume looks in detail at the role and nature of 'popular' literature in the early Roman Empire and the place of poetry in the Pompeian cityscape.

  • La pietra nera e il guardiano di Ur

    La pietra nera e il guardiano di Ur
    Silvia Maria Chiodi, Giovanni Pettinato

  • Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory

    Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory
    Frances F. Berdan

    This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, applying interdisciplinary approaches (archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography) to reconstructing the complex and enigmatic civilization.

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