Exploring the Past Readings in Archaeology

ISBN-10: 0890896992
ISBN-13: 9780890896990
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 566
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Miriam T. Stark is a professor of anthropology at the University of HawaiiManoa. She is co-editor of Archaeological Anthropology: Perspectives on Method and Theory and editor of An Archaeology of Asia.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Photograph and Illustration Credits
Defining Archaeology
Yes, Wonderful Things
The Wet Frontier: Underwater Archaeology
Proving Ground of the Nuclear Age
The Archaeology of Contemporary Mass Graves
A Love for the Ages
Archaeology's Past
The Discovery of Prehistory
The Enlightened Archaeologist
The Archaeology of Human Origins and the Human Diaspora
Old Flame
Ape at the Brink
The First Europeans
New Evidence Challenges Traditional Model of How the New World Was Settled
Conducting Fieldwork in Archaeology
Surveying Ancient Cities
Diving into the Wreck
Thailand's Good Mound
Measuring Time in Archaeology
The Dating Game
A Modern Riddle of the Sphinx
The Earliest Art Becomes Older - and More Common
New Techniques in Archaeology
Blood From Stones: Tests for Prehistoric Blood Cast Doubt on Earlier Results
Tales from the Crypt
Tracking Ohio's Hopewell Road
Who Was the Iceman?
Archaeological Approaches to Technology
Ice Age Lamps
Late Ice Hunting Technology
Bamboo and Human Evolution
Moving the Moai: Transporting the Megaliths of Easter Island
Making a Living
Polynesian Acnestors and Their Animal World
Finding the First Farmers
Raised Field Agriculture in the Titicaca Basin: Putting Ancient Agriculture Back to Work
Household Craft Specialization and Shell Ornament Manufacture in Ejutla, Mexico
Social and Political Life in the Ancient World
Cemetery Reveals Complex Aboriginal Society
Masters and Slaves in an Iron Age Care?
Platform Mounds of the Arizona Desert: An Experiment in Organizational Complexity
Mighty Cahokia
Settlement Patterns and Community Organization in the Maya Lowlands
Empires in the Dust
Art, Ritual, and Ideology
Reading the Minds of Rock Artists
Neptune's Ice Age Gallery
The Dawn of Adornment
Rise and Fall of the City of the Gods
Experiment and Ethnography in "Living Archaeology"
The Last Stone Ax Makers
Ethnoarchaeology at the Top of the World: New Ceramic Studies Among the Kalinga of Luzon
Understanding the Past Through Hopi Oral History
Putting Voyaging Back into Polynesian Prehistory
Archaeology and the Contemporary World
The Past as Propaganda
Bones and Bureaucrats: New York's Great Cemetery Imbroglio
Collaboration at Inyan Ceyaka Atonwan (Village of the Rapids)
Archaeology Returns to the Public
Signatures Across the Landscape: The El Pilar Archaeological Reserve for Maya Flora and Fauna - Belize/Guatemala
Archaeology's Future
In Our Grandmother's House
The Destruction of the Past
Fingerprints in the Sand: Federal Agents Use Dirty Evidence Against Archaeological Thieves
Lost City in the Jungle
Index

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