Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

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The Archaeology of the Homed and the Unhomed

The first comprehensive discussion of the historical archaeology of homelessness, this book highlights the social complexities, ambiguities, and significance of the home and the unhomed in the archaeological record.

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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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Digging Miami

In this book, Robert Carr traces the rich 11,000-year human heritage of the Miami area from the time of its first inhabitants through the arrival of European settlers and up to the early twentieth century.

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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.