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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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Signifying Animals

Signifying Animals

1st Edition

Edited By Roy Willis
October 18, 1994

A fresh assessment of the workings of animal symbolism in diverse cultures. Reconsiders the concept of totemism and exposes common fallacies in symbolic interpretation....

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
March 15, 2002

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...

Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion The Archaeology and Anthropology of 'Difference'

Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion: The Archaeology and Anthropology of 'Difference'

1st Edition

Edited By Jane Hubert
January 29, 2001

A unique work that brings together a number of specialist disciplines, such as archaeology, anthropology, disability studies and psychiatry to create a new perspective on social and physical exclusion from society. A range of evidence throws light on such things as the causes and consequences of ...

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

1st Edition

Edited By David L. Carmichael, Jane Hubert, Brian Reeves, Audhild Schanche
November 07, 1997

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places explores the concept of 'sacred' and what it means to people in differing cultures. Archaeologists, legislators and those involved in heritage management sometimes come into conflict with local populations over sites which these communities consider to be sacred. This ...

What is an Animal?

What is an Animal?

1st Edition

Edited By Tim Ingold
September 21, 1994

This book offers a unique interdisciplinary challenge to assumptions about animals and animality deeply embedded in our own ways of thought, and at the same time exposes highly sensitive and largely unexplored aspects of the understanding of our common humanity....

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