Browse by Subject: Archaeology

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The Archaeology of the Homed and the Unhomed

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Anthropological Perspectives on Aging

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Human Behavioral Ecology and Coastal Environments

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Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of Anatomical Dissection at a Nineteenth-Century Army Hospital in San Francisco

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Conflict Archaeology, Historical Memory, and the Experience of War: Beyond the Battlefield

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Ancient Foodways: Integrative Approaches to Understanding Subsistence and Society

Through various case studies, this volume illustrates how archaeologists can use bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, architecture, and other evidence to interpret past foodways and reconstruct past social worlds.

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Archaeology on the Threshold: Studies in the Processes of Change

Incorporating data from across six continents and tracing the human experience from the Late Pleistocene to the present, this volume examines  transitional periods of cultural and environmental change through the lenses of archaeology and ethnography.

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Isotope Research in Zooarchaeology: Methods, Applications, and Advances

Through case studies of faunal remains from Roman Britain, prehistoric Southeast Asia, ancient African pastoral cultures, and beyond, this volume illustrates some of the ways stable isotope analysis of ancient animals can address key questions in human prehistory.

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Baseball and Cultural Heritage

This is the first volume to explore the understudied side of baseball—how its heritage is understood, interpreted, commodified, and performed for various purposes today, ultimately showing how the performance of baseball heritage can reflect the culture and heritage of a nation.

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Under the Shade of Thipaak: The Ethnoecology of Cycads in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean

Exploring the cultural role of cycads in the ancient and modern Mesoamerican and Caribbean worlds, this volume demonstrates how these ancient plants have figured prominently in regional mythologies, rituals, art, and foodways from the Pleistocene-Holocene transition to the present.