The Final Analysis of Weights from Port Royal  Jamaica Book

The Final Analysis of Weights from Port Royal Jamaica

  • Author : C. Wayne Smith
  • Publisher : British Archaeological Reports Limited
  • Date : 1997
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : UVA:X006043345

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Maritime Archaeology Book

Maritime Archaeology

  • Author : Jeremy Green
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2016-12-05
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : 9781315424873

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Jeremy Green's systematic overview of maritime archaeology offers a step-by-step description of this fast-growing field. With new information about the use of computers and Global Positioning Systems, the second edition of this handbook shows how to extract as much information as possible from a site, how to record and document the data, and how to act ethically and responsibly with the artifacts. Treating underwater archaeology as a discipline, the book demonstrates how archaeologists, "looters," academics, and governments interact and how the market for archaeological artifacts creates obstacles and opportunities for these groups. Well illustrated and comprehensive in its approach to the subject, this book provides an essential foundation for everybody interested in underwater environments, submerged land structures, and conditions created by sea level changes.

The British National Bibliography Book

The British National Bibliography

  • Author : Arthur James Wells
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1999
  • Category : English literature
  • Pages : 1776
  • ISBN : UOM:39015079755818

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Out of Many  One People Book

Out of Many One People

  • Author : James A. Delle
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Date : 2011-06-30
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN : 9780817356484

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Scholars present archaeological findings to paint a complex and fascinating picture of life in colonial Jamaica. Simultaneous.

International Handbook of Historical Archaeology Book
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International Handbook of Historical Archaeology

  • Author : Teresita Majewski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 2009-06-07
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 698
  • ISBN : 0387720715

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In studying the past, archaeologists have focused on the material remains of our ancestors. Prehistorians generally have only artifacts to study and rely on the diverse material record for their understanding of past societies and their behavior. Those involved in studying historically documented cultures not only have extensive material remains but also contemporary texts, images, and a range of investigative technologies to enable them to build a broader and more reflexive picture of how past societies, communities, and individuals operated and behaved. Increasingly, historical archaeology refers not to a particular period, place, or a method, but rather an approach that interrogates the tensions between artifacts and texts irrespective of context. In short, historical archaeology provides direct evidence for how humans have shaped the world we live in today. Historical archaeology is a branch of global archaeology that has grown in the last 40 years from its North American base into an increasingly global community of archaeologists each studying their area of the world in a historical context. Where historical archaeology started as part of the study of the post-Columbian societies of the United States and Canada, it has now expanded to interface with the post-medieval archaeologies of Europe and the diverse post-imperial experiences of Africa, Latin America, and Australasia. The 36 essays in the International Handbook of Historical Archaeology have been specially commissioned from the leading researchers in their fields, creating a wide-ranging digest of the increasingly global field of historical archaeology. The volume is divided into two sections, the first reviewing the key themes, issues, and approaches of historical archaeology today, and the second containing a series of case studies charting the development and current state of historical archaeological practice around the world. This key reference work captures the energy and diversity of this global d

Social Sciences Book

Social Sciences

  • Author : Katherine D. McCann
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Date : 2000-12-01
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 955
  • ISBN : 0292752431

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Beginning with volume 41 (1979), the University of Texas Press became the publisher of the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the most comprehensive annual bibliography in the field. Compiled by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and annotated by a corps of more than 130 specialists in various disciplines, the Handbook alternates from year to year between social sciences and humanities. The Handbook annotates works on Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the Guianas, Spanish South America, and Brazil, as well as materials covering Latin America as a whole. Most of the subsections are preceded by introductory essays that serve as biannual evaluations of the literature and research under way in specialized areas. The Handbook of Latin American Studies is the oldest continuing reference work in the field. Katherine D. McCann is acting editor for this volume. The subject categories for Volume 57 are as follows: Electronic Resources for the Social Sciences Anthropology Economics Geography Government and Politics International Relations Sociology

Islands at the Crossroads Book

Islands at the Crossroads

  • Author : L. Antonio Curet
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Date : 2011-10-01
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9780817356552

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Scholars from the Caribbean, the United States and Europe who look beyond cultural boundaries and colonial frontiers to explore the ways in which both distant and more intimate sociocultural, political and economic interactions have shaped Caribbean societies from 7,000 years ago to today. Simultaneous.

Bibliography of Imperial  Colonial  and Commonwealth History Since 1600 Book

Bibliography of Imperial Colonial and Commonwealth History Since 1600

  • Author : Andrew N. Porter
  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Date : 2002
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 1088
  • ISBN : UOM:39015055808508

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The twentieth century witnessed an unprecedented growth of research and publication on the history of Britain's empire, the Commonwealth, and British expansion overseas. Historical work by area specialists has transformed the state of knowledge concerning colonial North America, India, theCaribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia, the Pacific, and Australasia. Much has been written about Britain's interests and presence in areas and societies never formally subjected to British rule, such as Latin America, and the Middle and Far East. Most recently, a preoccupationwith the reciprocal impact of overseas expansion and colonial possessions on Britain itself has produced a rapidly growing historiography. Publication on this scale has made it virtually impossible for anyone either to keep track of the results or to follow up particular interests. Britain'soverseas history has never been well supplied with comprehensive bibliographical aids, and, despite extensive public interest in the subject, the position has steadily worsened. Following the recent Oxford History of the British Empire, this volume is therefore designed to provide a general sourceof reference and bibliographical guidance, at once wide-ranging, up-to-date, and accessible.

BAR International Series Book

BAR International Series

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1978
  • Category : Archaeology
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN : UOM:39015072430401

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Dissertation Abstracts International Book

Dissertation Abstracts International

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2002
  • Category : Dissertations, Academic
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105112755462

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Vernacular Buildings Book

Vernacular Buildings

  • Author : Allen Noble
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Date : 2013-11-27
  • Category : Architecture
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780857734853

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Constancy permits the evolution of types and characteristics to be identified, even in widely spread locations. It helps trace the origins of structures, despite later modifications. And change allows one to trace the effects of difference in environment, fashion, cultural ideas and economic influences. Change and constancy operate together, although one may or other may dominate at a particular time and place. In Vernacular Buildings Allen Noble extends the global survey contained in his earlier highly successful Traditional Buildings, to cover vernacular buildings and dwellings around the world. In a truly comprehensive account, he ranges from the fazenda of the pioneer Brazilian settlers, the Masai dwellings of Tanzania and the gothic houses of Shanghai, to Virginia Hall and Parlor houses, the thatched dwellings of the Eifel region of Germany and the three -decker houses of New York. Acknowledging the value of archival research the author is also firmly convinced of the importance of field observation and the book is extensively illustrated with photographs from his own personal collection. With a comprehensive bibliography, and incorporating new material from cultural geographers, historians, folklorists and anthropologists, Vernacular Buildings is a unique survey that will be welcomed by specialists and enthusiasts alike.

Handbook of Latin American Studies Book

Handbook of Latin American Studies

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2000
  • Category : Latin America
  • Pages : 968
  • ISBN : UOM:39015046805597

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Contains scholarly evaluations of books and book chapters as well as conference papers and articles published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Covers social sciences and the humanities in alternate years.

American Doctoral Dissertations Book

American Doctoral Dissertations

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1994
  • Category : Dissertation abstracts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : UOM:39015086908228

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