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Celtic Origins, the Western and the Eastern Celts: SIR JOHN RHŶS MEMORIAL LECTURE

WOLFGANG MEID

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Celtic origins and the western and eastern Celts delivered by the author at the 2007 Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It ... More


The Origins of the Civilisation of Angkor: Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture

Charles F. W. Higham

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the origins of the civilisation of Angkor. The location of this civilisation presents several unique advantages, such as sufficient rainfall and permanent settlement. It looks ... More


Becoming Human: the Archaeological Challenge: British Academy Lecture

COLIN RENFREW

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the attempts of pinpointing the origins of humans, i.e. Homo sapiens sapiens. Due to the recent advances in archaeology, specifically in archaeogenetics, it has been determined ... More


Scandinavian-style jewellery from England: origins, styles, and parallels

Jane F. Kershaw

in Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This chapter describes 7 main jewellery types found in England, examining their cultural background and diverse range of forms and styles. The aim is to present a typological outline and to ... More


“Chahta Siyah Ókih”: Ethnicity in the Oral Tradition of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Tom Mould

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Choctaw’s use of storytelling and types of stories to maintain a distinct identity in a black-white world. It describes the major narrative genres—origin myths, prophecies, ... More


Immigrants and Indians

Christine Bold

in The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Five explores the federal regulation of U.S. citizenship which culminated in the National Origins Act and the Indian Citizenship Act, both passed in 1924. Frontier clubmen contributed to the ... More


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