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The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and Breaking the Rules

This volume reveals that individuals in Amazonian cultures often disregard or reinterpret the marriage rules of their societies--rules that anthropologists previously thought reflected practice. It is the first book to consider not just what the rules are but how people in these societies negotiate, manipulate, and break them in choosing whom to marry.

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"Any Time Is Trinidad Time": Social Meanings and Temporal Consciousness

Explores cultural ideas of time in rural Trinidad and feelings of cooperation and conflict that result from using different models of time. Considers ethnic, class, and gender relationships in this context.

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AP Environmental Science

Text associated with University of California College Prep (UCCP) Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science online course.

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Apalachee: The Land between the Rivers

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The Apalachee Indians and Mission San Luis

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Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

This volume brings together a wide spectrum of new approaches to ancient Maya studies in an innovative exploration of how the Preclassic and Classic Maya shaped their world. Moving beyond the towering temples and palaces typically associated with the Maya civilization, contributors present unconventional examples of monumental Maya landscapes.

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Archaeological and Ethnographic Evidence of Domination in Indigenous Latin America

This volume explores the nature of power relations and social control in Indigenous societies of Latin America as reflected in archaeological, osteological, and ethnohistorical records.

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Archaeological Interpretations: Symbolic Meaning within Andes Prehistory

Presenting studies in Andean archaeology and iconography by leading specialists in the field, this volume tackles the question of how researchers can come to understand the intangible, intellectual worlds of ancient peoples. Archaeological Interpretations is a fascinating ontological journey through Andean cultures from the fourth millennium BC to the sixteenth century, A.D.  

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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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Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Correcting the notion that French influence in the Americas was confined mostly to Québec and New Orleans, this collection reveals a wide range of vibrant French-speaking communities both during and long after the end of French colonial rule.