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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


Recognition

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the recognition of Marcus Simaika's work both at home and abroad. Among other accolades, Simaika was made an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, a Fellow ... 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


Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The sociopolitical climate of Hawaii has changed substantially in recent decades, and archaeologists working to decipher the islands' past are increasingly faced with a complexity of issues involving ... More


The Foundation of Rome

Ausgusto Fraschetti

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621200
eISBN:
9780748651030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621200.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book describes the legends surrounding the origins, foundation, and early history of Rome; the significance the Romans attached to the legends of their origins; and the uses to which they put ... More


HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Russell K. Skowronek

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Sunken treasure may seem like the stuff of legends and movies, but the seas still hold prizes to be found. HMS Fowey was a small ship, carrying 44 guns and over 200 men, captained by a descendant of ... More


Excavating Christian Western Thebes: A History1

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/9789774163111.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Visitors, dealers, collectors, and archaeologists in modern times have judged the impressive pharaonic stone monuments to be physically encumbered by post-pharaonic reuse and, accordingly, have ... More


All in a Season's Work: Egyptology-Induced Labor Relations at al-Hurubat1

Kees van der Spek

in The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun: History, Life, and Work in the Villages of the Theban West Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164033
eISBN:
9781617970917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164033.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the houses of al-Hurubat. Among these houses, two earlier dwellings, Wilkinson's tomb and Yanni's mud-brick house, were imbued with symbolism. Both were very different from ... More


Epilogue

Bonnie Effros

in Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232440
eISBN:
9780520928183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232440.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A variety of preconceptions have shaped the methodologies used in the study of Merovingian mortuary remains. Because of the inherently malleable nature of the material evidence and changing ... More


The Challenge of Protecting Archaeological Heritage in Argentina

María Luz Endere

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter presents a brief review of the extant legislation applied to archaeological cultural heritage and to indigenous communities regarding heritage issues in Argentina. Problems and contested ... More


Twenty Years of Heritage Resource Management in Brazil: A Brief Evaluation (1986–2006)

Paul o DeBlasis

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Cultural heritage resource management, including archaeology, heritage-based education, and decision making in the public sphere, is a major concern in Brazil. This chapter reviews the historical and ... More


Archaeological Heritage Resource Protection in Canada: The Legislative Basis

David Pokotylo and Andrew R. Mason

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter reviews the historical development and current legislative framework of archaeological heritage resource protection in Canada. This chapter takes into account the founding of the Western ... More


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