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  • Maltreatment of Patients in Nursing Homes

    There Is No Safe Place

    By Diana Harris, Harold G Koenig

    “Abuse, although often not detected or reported, existed in every facility we surveyed. It is a serious problem.”Old, weak, and often cognitively impaired, nursing home patients can be easy targets for physical, psychological, material, and financial mistreatment at the hands of those…

    Paperback – 2005-12-08

  • Digital Archaeology

    Bridging Method and Theory

    Edited by Patrick Daly, Thomas L. Evans

    The use of computers in archaeology is entering a new phase of unparalleled development, moving on from a specialist methodology on the margins to a powerful practical and analytical tool used across all areas of archaeological interest. With a thorough examination of the ways in which both…

    Paperback – 2005-12-01

  • The Egyptian Revival

    Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West

    By James Stevens Curl

    In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and stimulating prose the numerous revivals of the Egyptian style from Antiquity to the present day. Drawing on a wealth of sources, his…

    Paperback – 2005-09-29

  • Buddhism

    Edited by Professor Paul Williams

    From a field primarily of interest to specialist orientalists, the study of Buddhism has developed to embrace inter alia, theology and religious studies, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology and comparative studies. There is now greater direct access to Buddhism in the West than ever before,…

    Hardback – 2005-07-29
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe

    By Richard Bradley

    This fascinating study explores how our prehistoric ancestors developed rituals from everyday life and domestic activities. Richard Bradley contends that for much of the prehistoric period, ritual was not a distinct sphere of activity. Rather it was the way in which different features of the…

    Paperback – 2005-02-24

  • Sheela-na-gigs

    Unravelling an Enigma

    By Barbara Freitag

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they…

    Paperback – 2004-09-16

  • Matters of Conflict

    Material Culture, Memory and the First World War

    By Nicholas J. Saunders

    Matters of Conflict looks at the definitive invention of the twentieth century - industrialised war - and its vast and varied material legacy. From trench art and postcards through avant-garde art, museum collections and prosthetic limbs to battlefield landscapes, the book examines the First World…

    Paperback – 2004-08-26

  • The Djief Hunters, 26,000 Years of Rainforest Exploitation on the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesia

    Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, volume 17

    By Juliette M. Pasveer

    Two prehistoric cave sites on the Bird's Head of western New Guinea provide a detailed narrative of 26,000 years of human occupation of this area. During Late Pleistocene times, lower temperatures allowed a suite of montane animal species to descend onto the lowland Ayamaru Plateau. When the…

    Hardback – 2004-07-01
    CRC Press

  • The Archaeology of the Colonized

    By Michael Given

    The first book to integrate fully the archaeological study of the landscape with the concerns of colonial and postcolonial history, theory and scholarship, The Archaeology of the Colonized focuses on the experience of the colonized in their landscape setting, looking at case studies from areas of…

    Paperback – 2004-06-17

  • The Historical Jesus

    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Edited by Craig Evans

    The historical study of the Jesus stories and the transmission of these stories through time has been of seminal importance to historians of religion. Critical historical examination allows scholars an escape from the confines of dogma, belief, and the theological interpretation. In recent years,…

    Hardback – 2004-05-27
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Theory and Practice of Archaeology

    A Workbook, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas C Patterson

    For courses in Introduction to Archaeology Theory and Methods.Intended for the Introductory Archaeology course with the goal of teaching students how to think like archaeologists, this workbook includes activities that challenge students to interpret and explain field findings and help them to see…

    Paperback – 2004-05-24

  • The Archaeology of Personhood

    An Anthropological Approach

    By Chris Fowler

    Bringing together a wealth of research in social and cultural anthropology, philosophy and related fields, this is the first book to address the contribution that an understanding of personhood can make to our interpretations of the past Applying an anthropological approach to detailed case studies…

    Paperback – 2004-04-08
    Themes in Archaeology Series

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