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One World Archaeology


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The One World Archaeology series brings together the ideas of archaeologists, anthropologists and academics in a host of related disciplines from around the world. Integral to this unique, worldwide interdisciplinary approach are the contributions made by non-academics from a wide variety of cultures - Inuit, Australian Aborigine and Native American, the result is a contemporary global, cross-cultural approach.
The fourth World Archaeological Congress will be held in Cape Town, South Africa in January 1999, with the Right Honourable Nelson Mandela as Patron.

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Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property

Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property

1st Edition

Edited By R Layton, P Stone, J Thomas
November 09, 2011

In 1991 the mosque at Ayodhya in India was demolished by Hindu fundamentalists who claim that it stood on the birthplace of a legendary Hindu hero. During recent conflicts in former Yugoslavia, ethnic groups destroyed mosques and churches to eliminate evidence of long-term settlement by other ...

Early Human Behaviour in Global Context The Rise and Diversity of the Lower Palaeolithic Record

Early Human Behaviour in Global Context: The Rise and Diversity of the Lower Palaeolithic Record

1st Edition

Edited By Ravi Korisettar, Michael D. Petraglia
November 08, 2011

Early Human Behaviour in a Global Context will be of use to students and professionals who are interested in prehistory, Paleolithic archaeology, and paleoanthropology. Those interested in our ancestors and their place in the natural world will also benefit from the information presented in this ...

The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape Shaping Your Landscape

The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape: Shaping Your Landscape

1st Edition

Edited By Robert Layton, Peter Ucko
November 02, 2011

The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape contributes to the development of theory in archaeology and anthropology, provides new and varied case studies of landscape and environment from five continents, and raises important policy issues concerning development and the management of heritage....

The Prehistory of Food Appetites for Change

The Prehistory of Food: Appetites for Change

1st Edition

Edited By Chris Gosden, Jon G. Hather
November 02, 2011

The Prehistory of Food sets subsistence in its social context by focusing on food as a cultural artefact. It brings together contributors with a scientific and biological expertise as well as those interested in the patterns of consumption and social change, and includes a wide range of case ...

Archaeology and the Information Age

Archaeology and the Information Age

1st Edition

Edited By Sebastian Rahtz, Paul Reilly
November 01, 2011

Traditional methods of making archaeological data available are becoming increasingly inadequate. Thanks to improved techniques for examining data from multiple viewpoints, archaeologists are now in a position to record different kinds of data, and to explore that data more fully than ever before. ...

The Presented Past Heritage, Museums and Education

The Presented Past: Heritage, Museums and Education

1st Edition

By B. L. Molyneaux, P. G. Stone
November 01, 2011

The Presented Past is concerned with the differences between the comparatively static, well-understood way in which the past is presented in schools, museums and at historic sites compared to the approaches currently being explored in contemporary archaeology. It challenges the all-too-frequent ...

Archaeologies of the British Explorations of Identity in the United Kingdom and Its Colonies 1600-1945

Archaeologies of the British: Explorations of Identity in the United Kingdom and Its Colonies 1600-1945

1st Edition

Edited By Susan Lawrence
June 29, 2010

Beginning with the early English colonisation of Ireland and Virginia, the international range of contributors in Archaeology of the British examine the interplay of objects and identity in Scotland and Wales, regional England, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Cyprus, and Sri Lanka. Informed by ...

Natural Disasters and Cultural Change

Natural Disasters and Cultural Change

1st Edition

Edited By John Grattan, Robin Torrence
June 29, 2010

Human cultures have been interacting with natural hazards since the dawn of time. This book explores these interactions in detail and revisits some famous catastrophes including the eruptions of Thera and Vesuvius. These studies demonstrate that diverse human cultures had well-developed strategies ...

Centre and Periphery Comparative Studies in Archaeology

Centre and Periphery: Comparative Studies in Archaeology

1st Edition

Edited By Tim Champion
November 15, 1995

There has recently been much interest among geographers, historians and political theorists in concepts of centre and periphery. In this book a wide range of studies consider how such concepts can be used to clarify our understanding of pre-capitalist societies....

Domination and Resistance

Domination and Resistance

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel Miller, Michael Rowlands, Chris Tilley
November 15, 1995

The nature of power - one of the central concerns in social science - is the main theme of this wide-ranging book. Introducing a much broader historical and geographical comparative understanding of domination and resistance than is available elsewhere, the editors and contributors offer a wealth ...

The Dead and their Possessions Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice

The Dead and their Possessions: Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert, Paul Turnbull
August 25, 2004

Inspired by a key session for the World Archaeological Congress in South Africa, The Dead and their Possessions is the first book to tackle the principle, policy and practice of repatriating museum artefacts, rather than cultural heritage in general. Increasingly, indigenous people world-wide...

Indigenous Archaeologies Decolonising Theory and Practice

Indigenous Archaeologies: Decolonising Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Claire Smith, H. Martin Wobst
August 12, 2004

With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes ...

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