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Urban Sprawl: What is Urbanization and Why does it Matter?: Mortimer Wheeler Lecture

Robin Osborne

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explains the importance of studying urbanization in the Mediterranean region. Urbanization has become a somewhat unfashionable topic among archaeologists and this may be because it has ... More


Tell Al-Qubeba: An Unknown Monastic Site?

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The attention of archaeologists in the 1960s was attracted by Tell al-Qubeba mainly because of the many fragments of pottery scattered in this area (Sauneron and Martin 1982: 76–82). Along the ... More


Arnold Joseph Taylor 1911–2002

ANDREW SAUNDERS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, 138 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, V

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263938
eISBN:
9780191734236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263938.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

Arnold Taylor, or Joe as he was known to some, was a medieval scholar, archaeologist, and architectural historian, who spent his working career in the public service within the Ancient Monuments ... More


John Nicolas Coldstream 1927–2008

Alan Johnston

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 166, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IX

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264751
eISBN:
9780191734229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264751.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Nicolas Coldstream was a tall but not lofty person. His manner indeed was that of a quiet and thoughtful member of the old-school type, and this certainly was occasionally misinterpreted. Coldstream ... More


John Desmond Clark 1916–2002

David W. Phillipson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Professor John Desmond Clark played a leading role in archaeological research in sub-Saharan Africa for six decades. In the words of his former teacher, Grahame Clark, he did ‘more than any other man ... More


Mervyn Reddaway Popham 1927–2000

Gerald Cadogan

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

Mervyn Popham was a questioning, quiet person, driven by an uncompromising honesty to find the truth, and always ready to doubt accepted explanations or any theory-driven archaeology for which he ... More


John James Wymer 1928–2006

Clive Gamble

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Wymer devoted his professional life to the study of the Palaeolithic, and his importance to the subject extended far beyond a brick pit in Suffolk. He was the greatest field naturalist of the ... More


Introduction

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The introductory chapter is a personal review of the basic concepts of archaeometry and conservation science, as seen by the different players in the field: artists, archaeologists, curators, and ... More


Remembering Everyday Religion: Conclusions

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the implications of the study on our overall understanding of the Second Great Awakening, the antebellum reform experience, and evangelical Protestantism. Moreover, it reiterates ... More


Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction

Carl Knappett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199697090
eISBN:
9780191745300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697090.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

While the study of networks has grown exponentially in the past decade and is now having an impact on how archaeologists study ancient societies, its emergence in the field has been dislocated. This ... More


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