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The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology
  • Author : Francesco Menotti
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 May 2022
  • ISBN : 0199573492
  • Pages : 943 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology is the most comprehensive survey of world wetland archaeology ever published and sets out and covers the key issues and debates in the theory and practice of wetland archaeology, which has played a crucial role in studies of our past. Due to the high quantity of well-preserved organic materials found in humid environments, the study of wetlands has allowed archaeologists to reconstruct people's everyday lives ingreat detail. Through concise essays written by over fifty of the world's leading scholars in the field, it describes the scientific and archaeological principles, methodologies, and spectacular results of past and present archaeological investigations of wetland environments.


The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology
  • Author : Francesco Menotti,Aidan O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology is the most comprehensive survey of world wetland archaeology ever published and sets out and covers the key issues and debates in the theory and practice of wetland archaeology, which has played a crucial role in studies of our past. Due to the high quantity of well-preserved organic materials found in humid environments, the study of wetlands has allowed archaeologists to reconstruct people's everyday lives ingreat detail. Through concise essays written by over fifty

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The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology
  • Author : Francesco Menotti,Aidan O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 20 December 2012
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The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology is the most comprehensive survey of global wetland archaeology ever published. Well known for the spectacular quality of its surviving evidence, from both an archaeological and environmental perspective, wetland archaeology enables scholars to investigate and reconstruct past people's dwellings, landscapes, material culture, and daily lives in great detail. Through concise essays written by some of the world's leading scholars in the field, this Handbook describes the key principles, methodologies, and revealing results of past

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The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology
  • Author : Francesco Menotti,Aidan O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 20 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology is the most comprehensive survey of global wetland archaeology ever published. Well known for the spectacular quality of its surviving evidence, from both an archaeological and environmental perspective, wetland archaeology enables scholars to investigate and reconstruct past people's dwellings, landscapes, material culture, and daily lives in great detail. Through concise essays written by some of the world's leading scholars in the field, this Handbook describes the key principles, methodologies, and revealing results of past

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The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology
  • Author : Umberto Albarella,Mauro Rizzetto,Hannah Russ,Sarah Viner-Daniels
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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Animals have played a fundamental role in shaping human history and the study of their remains from archaeological sites--zooarchaeology--has gradually been emerging as a powerful discipline and crucible for forging an understanding of our past. The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology offers a cutting-edge compendium of zooarchaeology the world over that transcends environmental, economic, and social approaches, seeking instead to provide a holistic view of the roles played by animals in past human cultures. Incisive chapters written by leading scholars in

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The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean
  • Author : Eric H. Cline
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and mythology. The period also witnessed a violent conflict in Asia Minor between warring peoples in the region, a conflict commonly believed to be the historical basis for Homer's Trojan War. The Oxford Handbook

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The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology
  • Author : Umberto Albarella,Mauro Rizzetto,Hannah Russ,Kim Vickers,Sarah Viner-Daniels
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 23 February 2017
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Animals have played a fundamental role in shaping human history, and the study of their remains from archaeological sites - zooarchaeology - has gradually been emerging as a powerful discipline and crucible for forging an understanding of our past. The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology offers a cutting-edge compendium of zooarchaeology the world over that transcends environmental, economic, and social approaches, seeking instead to provide a holistic view of the roles played by animals in past human cultures. Incisive chapters written

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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe

The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe
  • Author : Chris Fowler,Jan Harding,Daniela Hofmann
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 26 March 2015
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The Neolithic —a period in which the first sedentary agrarian communities were established across much of Europe—has been a key topic of archaeological research for over a century. However, the variety of evidence across Europe, the range of languages in which research is carried out, and the way research traditions in different countries have developed makes it very difficult for both students and specialists to gain an overview of continent-wide trends. The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe provides the

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The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers
  • Author : Vicki Cummings,Peter Jordan,Marek Zvelebil
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 24 April 2014
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For more than a century, the study of hunting and gathering societies has been central to the development of both archaeology and anthropology as academic disciplines, and has also generated widespread public interest and debate. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers provides a comprehensive review of hunter-gatherer studies to date, including critical engagements with older debates, new theoretical perspectives, and renewed obligations for greater engagement between researchers and indigenous communities. Chapters provide in-depth archaeological, historical, and

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Early Medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100

Early Medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100
  • Author : Aidan O'Sullivan,Finbar McCormick,Lorcan Harney,Thomas R. Kerr
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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How did people live in their own worlds in early medieval Ireland? What did they actually do? To what end did they think they were doing it? This book investigates and reconstructs from the archaeological evidence how the early medieval Irish people lived together as social groups, worked the land as farmers, worshipped God, made and used objects, and buried their dead. The book focuses on the evidence from excavations conducted between 1930 and 2012 and uses that evidence to explore how

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The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security

The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security
  • Author : Benjamin K. Sovacool
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 December 2010
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This Handbook examines the subject of energy security: its definition, dimensions, ways to measure and index it, and the complicating factors that are often overlooked. The volume identifies varying definitions and dimensions of energy security, including those that prioritize security of supply and affordability alongside those that emphasize availability, energy efficiency, trade, environmental quality, and social and political stewardship. It also explores the various metrics that can be used to give energy security more coherence, and also to enable it

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The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology

The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology
  • Author : William F. Keegan,Corinne L. Hofman,Reniel Rodriguez Ramos
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 February 2013
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The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology provides an overview of archaeological investigations in the insular Caribbean, understood here as the islands whose shores surround the Caribbean Sea and the islands of the Bahama Archipelago. Though these islands were never isolated from the surrounding mainland, their histories are sufficiently diverse to warrant their identification as distinct areas of culture. Over the past 20 years, Caribbean archaeology has been transformed from a focus on reconstructing culture histories to one on the mobility and

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A Handbook of Geoarchaeological Approaches to Settlement Sites and Landscapes

A Handbook of Geoarchaeological Approaches to Settlement Sites and Landscapes
  • Author : Charles French
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release : 30 November 2015
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Geoarchaeology is a major branch of archaeological science at the interfaces between geology, geography and archaeology, involving the combined study of archaeological, soil and geomorphological records and the recognition of how natural, climatic and human-induced processes alter landscapes. The formation and modification of past soils, and occupation sequences can be examined primarily through the use of soil micromorphological techniques and various physical and geo-chemical techniques. This short text aims to explain some of the basics of geoarchaeological approaches and research

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The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age

The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age
  • Author : Anthony Harding,Harry Fokkens
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 27 June 2013
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The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age is a wide-ranging survey of a crucial period in prehistory during which many social, economic, and technological changes took place. Written by expert specialists in the field, the book provides coverage both of the themes that characterize the period, and of the specific developments that took place in the various countries of Europe. After an introduction and a discussion of chronology, successive chapters deal with settlement studies, burial analysis, hoards and hoarding,

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Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World

Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World
  • Author : Lynn V. Foster
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 22 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKHandbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World

This comprehensive and accessible reference explores the greatest and most mysterious of civilizations, hailed for its contributions to science, mathematics, and technology. Each chapter is supplemented by an extensive bibliography as well as photos, original line drawings, and maps.

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