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A Childe Bibliography: A Hand-List Of The Works Of Vere Gordon Childe, Terry Irving, Peter Gathercole Jan 2014

A Childe Bibliography: A Hand-List Of The Works Of Vere Gordon Childe, Terry Irving, Peter Gathercole

Terence H Irving, Dr (Terry)

A hand-list devoted to the published writings of Vere Gordon Childe (1892-1957). It includes political writings, letters to newspapers, and reviews, as well as his books, articles and contributions to books. It covers his Australian years as well his academic career in Britain. Because its aim is to create an historical record of both Childe's work and the continual contemporary interest in his ideas, the list is arranged year by year to highlight his productivity and the periods when attention to his work was greatest. There are four sections: (i) books and monographs; (ii) articles and chapters; (iii) reviews ...


Pleistocene Human Footprints From The Willandra Lakes, Southeastern Australia, Steve Webb, Matthew L. Cupper, Richard Robins Feb 2009

Pleistocene Human Footprints From The Willandra Lakes, Southeastern Australia, Steve Webb, Matthew L. Cupper, Richard Robins

Steve Webb

Human and other hominid fossil footprints provide rare but important insights into anatomy and behaviour. Here we report recently discovered fossil trackways of human footprints from the Willandra Lakes region of western New South Wales, Australia. Optically dated to between 19-23 ka and consisting of at least 124 prints, the trackways form the largest collection of Pleistocene human footprints in the world. The prints were made by adults, adolescents, and children traversing the moist surface of an ephemeral soak. This site offers a unique glimpse of humans living in the arid inland of Australia at the height of the last ...


Buying, Selling, Owning The Past Jan 2009

Buying, Selling, Owning The Past

Daniel A. Contreras

Stanford Report coverage of my work with Neil Brodie on using remote sensing to quantify looting damage to archaeological sites.


Messengers From The Past, Anastasia Tsaliki Dec 2008

Messengers From The Past, Anastasia Tsaliki

Anastasia Tsaliki

Participation in this documentary directed by Gianni Minelli and produced by Zeeva Production in English and in Italian.

"On September 26th, 1997, a violent earthquake shook central Italy. The effects were devastating. Television stations from all over the world broadcasted images of the incomparable artistic heritage that risked being destroyed forever. In Monsanpolo del Tronto, a small town in the Marches, the earthquake damaged the beautiful church Maria Santissima Assunta. A few years later, during the restoration of the church, a sensational discovery was made: twenty perfectly preserved mummies from the middle of the sixteenth century wearing their original clothes ...


Primate Archaeology, Bruce Hardy, Michael Haslam, Adriana Hernandez-Aguilar, Victoria Ling, Susana Carvalho, Ignacio De La Torre, April Destefano, Andrew Du, Jack Harris, Linda Marchant, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, William Mcgrew, Julio Mercader, Rafael Mora, Michael Petraglia, Helene Roche, Elisabetta Visalberghi, Rebecca Warren Dec 2008

Primate Archaeology, Bruce Hardy, Michael Haslam, Adriana Hernandez-Aguilar, Victoria Ling, Susana Carvalho, Ignacio De La Torre, April Destefano, Andrew Du, Jack Harris, Linda Marchant, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, William Mcgrew, Julio Mercader, Rafael Mora, Michael Petraglia, Helene Roche, Elisabetta Visalberghi, Rebecca Warren

Bruce Hardy

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A Childe Bibliography: A Hand-List Of The Works Of Vere Gordon Childe, Terry Irving, Peter Gathercole Dec 2008

A Childe Bibliography: A Hand-List Of The Works Of Vere Gordon Childe, Terry Irving, Peter Gathercole

Terry Irving

A hand-list devoted to the published writings of Vere Gordon Childe (1892-1957). It includes political writings, letters to newspapers, and reviews, as well as his books, articles and contributions to books. It covers his Australian years as well his academic career in Britain. Because its aim is to create an historical record of both Childe's work and the continual contemporary interest in his ideas, the list is arranged year by year to highlight his productivity and the periods when attention to his work was greatest. There are four sections: (i) books and monographs; (ii) articles and chapters; (iii) reviews ...


Mesolithic Stone Tool Function And Site Types In Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic, Bruce Hardy, Jiří Svoboda Dec 2008

Mesolithic Stone Tool Function And Site Types In Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic, Bruce Hardy, Jiří Svoboda

Bruce Hardy

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The International Conservation For The Industrial Heritage Congress 2009, Patrick Martin Dec 2008

The International Conservation For The Industrial Heritage Congress 2009, Patrick Martin

Patrick Martin

No abstract provided.


Ticcih Congress 2009, The International Committee For The Conservation Of The Industrial Heritage Dec 2008

Ticcih Congress 2009, The International Committee For The Conservation Of The Industrial Heritage

The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage

No abstract provided.


Blurring For Clarity: Archaeology As Hybrid Practice, Stephen W. Silliman Dec 2008

Blurring For Clarity: Archaeology As Hybrid Practice, Stephen W. Silliman

Stephen W. Silliman

In an effort to decolonize the field, archaeologists, particularly historical archaeologists, have used post-colonial notions of hybridity to interpret past (and present) colonialism and especially the experiences of indigenous people therein. Archaeologists also have countered the colonialist tendencies of the discipline through repatriation efforts and Indigenous participation. This paper blends these two trends as a way of exploring the possibilities of archaeology as a hybrid practice. I refer in particular to the collaborative and indigenous archaeologies of recent years and the complex ways that identities and practices interface therein. In this complex post-colonial (or neocolonial) world, it is worth considering ...


Re-Locating Meaning In Heritage Archives: A Call For Participatory Heritage Databases, Angela M. Labrador, Elizabeth S. Chilton Dec 2008

Re-Locating Meaning In Heritage Archives: A Call For Participatory Heritage Databases, Angela M. Labrador, Elizabeth S. Chilton

Angela M Labrador

While the use of online digital archives is increasing in the various heritage-related fields, there are significant problems with traditional digital heritage databases. First, these databases often revolve around collecting and presenting information provided by domain experts and do little to engage end users in the interpretative process. In doing so they centralize the meaning making process and limit authority and, thus, access to non-expert users. Second, they presume a single, knowable community or heritage audience; and third, they presume a single interpretation of an information object, or at least a consensual interpretation from a larger, static group of stakeholders ...


The English Buffer Zone Of Cyprus, Jill C. Bierly Dec 2008

The English Buffer Zone Of Cyprus, Jill C. Bierly

Jill C Bierly

No abstract provided.


Specification Of Cultural Identity Through Conflict: Evidence Of Phoenicianization At Idalion Cyprus, Jill C. Bierly Dec 2008

Specification Of Cultural Identity Through Conflict: Evidence Of Phoenicianization At Idalion Cyprus, Jill C. Bierly

Jill C Bierly

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of John Schofield, Aftermath: Readings In The Archaeology Of Recent Conflict, Adrian Myers Dec 2008

Book Review Of John Schofield, Aftermath: Readings In The Archaeology Of Recent Conflict, Adrian Myers

Adrian Myers

Journal of Conflict Archaeology


Bodies And Things Confined: Archaeological Approaches To Control And Detention, Adrian Myers Dec 2008

Bodies And Things Confined: Archaeological Approaches To Control And Detention, Adrian Myers

Adrian Myers

No abstract provided.


Reconstructing Landscape At Chavin De Huantar, Peru : A Gis-Based Approach, Daniel A. Contreras Dec 2008

Reconstructing Landscape At Chavin De Huantar, Peru : A Gis-Based Approach, Daniel A. Contreras

Daniel A. Contreras

The landscape around the prehistoric Peruvian ceremonial center of Chavin de Huantar has undergone extensive geomorphic and anthropogenic change since the beginning of monumental construction at the site in approximately 1200 BCE. Archaeological and geomorphic stratigraphy from the site and its near periphery provide the data necessary to characterize these changes in detail. This paper reports on the use of GIS-based interpolation tools to approximate a complex prehistoric land surface using unevenly scattered point data. Such an interpolated surface serves as the basis for the reconstruction of the pre- Chavin landscape and assessment of landscape change contemporary with the site.


Implications Of The Fluvial History Of The Wacheqsa River For Hydrologic Engineering And Water Use At Chavín De Huántar, Peru, Daniel A. Contreras, David K. Keefer Dec 2008

Implications Of The Fluvial History Of The Wacheqsa River For Hydrologic Engineering And Water Use At Chavín De Huántar, Peru, Daniel A. Contreras, David K. Keefer

Daniel A. Contreras

Channeling of water through a variety of architectural features represents a significant engineering investment at the first millennium B.C. ceremonial center of Chavín de Huántar in the Peruvian Central Andes. The site contains extensive evidence of the manipulation of water, apparently for diverse purposes. The present configuration of the two local rivers, however, keeps available water approximately 9m below the highest level of water-bearing infrastructure in the site. Geomorphic and archaeological investigation of the fluvial history of the Wacheqsa River has revealed evidence that the Chavín-era configuration of the Wacheqsa River was different. A substantially higher water level, likely ...


The New York African Burial Ground: Unearthing The African Presence In Colonial New York: Vol 1, Skeletal Biology Of The New York African Burial Ground, Michael Blakey Dec 2008

The New York African Burial Ground: Unearthing The African Presence In Colonial New York: Vol 1, Skeletal Biology Of The New York African Burial Ground, Michael Blakey

Michael Blakey

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Bacvarov K. (Ed.) 2008. Babies Reborn: Infant/Child Burials In Pre- And Protohistory. Proceedings Of The Xv World Congress Uispp (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006) 24, Bar S1832., Anastasia Tsaliki Dec 2008

Book Review: Bacvarov K. (Ed.) 2008. Babies Reborn: Infant/Child Burials In Pre- And Protohistory. Proceedings Of The Xv World Congress Uispp (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006) 24, Bar S1832., Anastasia Tsaliki

Dr Anastasia Tsaliki, PhD

No abstract provided.


Transit, Transition: Excavating J641 Vuj, Adrian T. Myers, Greg Bailey, Cassie Newland, Anna Nilsson, John Schofield Dec 2008

Transit, Transition: Excavating J641 Vuj, Adrian T. Myers, Greg Bailey, Cassie Newland, Anna Nilsson, John Schofield

Adrian Myers

In July 2006 archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Atkins Heritage embarked on a contemporary archaeology project with a difference. We ‘excavated’ an old (1991) Ford Transit van, used by archaeologists and later by works and maintenance teams at the Ironbridge Museum. The object: to see what can be learnt from a very particular, common and characteristic type of contemporary place; to establish what archaeologists and archaeology can contribute to understanding the way society, and specifically we as archaeologists, use and inhabit these places; and to challenge and critique archaeologies of the contemporary past. In this report we describe ...