Archaeology

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Replanting Cultures

Provides a theoretical and practical guide to community-engaged scholarship with Indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada.

Archaeology of Mountain Landscapes

Explores mountain regions as cultural landscapes that have been shaped by long-term human-environment interactions.

Homo Migrans

Addresses the revolutionary impact of genetics, isotopes, and data science on the study of migration and mobility in past human societies.

The Archaeology of Inequality

Brings together archaeologists, art historians, sociologists, and classicists to explore the origins and development of unequal relationships in ancient societies.

The Early Bronze Age in Western Anatolia

Examines the culture and chronology of increasingly complex urban societies in western Anatolia during the Early Bronze Age.

Coming Together

Archaeologists, anthropologists, and classicists discuss how urbanization first emerged in strikingly different sociopolitical contexts in North America, Europe, and the Near East.

Ghost Fleet Awakened

Chronicles the history and archaeological study of Lake George, New York’s sunken bateaux of 1758.

Water and Power in Past Societies

Examines the many ways water has contributed to power structures in the past, with insights for contemporary water management.

The Mystery of the Albany Mummies

From the Nile to the Hudson, the story of how two Egyptian mummies joined an American museum collection.

Diversity of Sacrifice

Explores sacrificial practices across a range of contexts from prehistory to the present.

The Archaeology of Childhood

Critical interdisciplinary examination of archeaology's approach to childhood in prehistory.

The Dream on the Rock

Examines the relationship between rock art, shamanism, and the origins of human existence.

The Archaeology of Violence

Interdisciplinary study of the role of violence in the Mediterranean and Europe.

Archaeology and the Origins of Philosophy

Detailed study of how Anaximander’s cosmological and philosophical conceptions were affected by architectural technologies.

Nantucket and Other Native Places

An indispensable, up-to-date overview of the archaeology of the Native peoples and earliest settlers of eastern Massachusetts.

The Writing of Weddings in Middle-Period China

A groundbreaking work that treats writing as a ritual practice and texts as ritual objects.

Anaximander and the Architects

Uses textual and archaeological evidence to argue that emerging Egyptian and Greek architectural technologies were crucial to the origins and development of Greek philosophy.

The Insular Tradition

"A breadth of interdisciplinary voices" discuss how geographical insularity - specifically that of Britain and Ireland - has affected artistic tradition.

Unfolding A Mandala

Ellora is one of the great cave temple sites of India, with thirty-four major Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain monuments of the late sixth to tenth centuries A. D. This book describes the Buddhist caves at Ellora ...