Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

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Archaeological Perspectives on the American Civil War

From studies of Antietam Battlefield, site of the bloodiest day in American military history, to Andersonville, the infamous Confederate prison, these graphically illustrated essays broaden our understanding of the American Civil War. They demonstrate how

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Interpretations of Native North American Life: Material Contributions to Ethnohistory

Bringing together the perspectives of archaeologists, ethnohistorians, and art historians, this collection of tightly integrated case studies highlight the significance of material objects to the study and interpretation of Native North American culture,

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The Archaeology and History of the Native Georgia Tribes

New to paperback, this story of Georgia’s Indians spans 12,000 years from elephant hunts to the European invasion. 149 b&w illustrations.

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Windover: Multidisciplinary Investigations of an Early Archaic Florida Cemetery

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Salt: White Gold of the Ancient Maya

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Before and After Jamestown: Virginia's Powhatans and Their Predecessors

In 2007, Jamestown will observe its 400th anniversary. New to paperback, this is the story of America's first permanent English settlement as told through its relationship with Virginia’s native peoples. 7 maps, 63 b&w photos, 30 illustrations.

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Ancient Miamians: The Tequesta of South Florida

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Public Benefits of Archaeology

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Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient South American Cultures

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The Archaeology of Traditions: Agency and History Before and After Columbus

This book offers an archeological reevaluation of history itself:where it is, what it is, and how it came to be.