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Forms and Processes: Some Thoughts on the Meaning of Urbanization in Early Archaic Greece

François De Polignac

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/9780197263259.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the forms, process, and meaning of urbanization in the early Archaic Period in Greece. It explains that the Greek world is particularly suitable for a study of the processes of ... More


Marine Communities in the Atacama Desert: Masters of the Subtropical Pacific Coast of South America

Calogero M. Santoro, Victoria Castro, Chris Carter, and Daniela Valenzuela

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 reviews ancient maritime communities for the hyperarid coast of northern Chile and southernmost Peru throughout the Holocene, with focus on the mid-Holocene Archaic Period. Two regions ... More


Dwelling on the Past: Late Archaic Structures of the Ohio Region

Matthew P. Purtill

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Traditionally, evidence for domestic dwellings dating to the Late Archaic Period, here defined as between 6000 and 2650 B.P., has been rare and ephemeral. With the advent of CRM archaeology, however, ... More


Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More


Chinchorro Mortuary Practices on Infants: Northern Chile Archaic Period (BP 7000–3600)

Vivien G. Standen, Bernardo T. Arriaza, and Calogero M. Santoro

in Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Chinchorro were coastal hunter-gatherers of the Archaic period in the Atacama Desert, who artificially mummified their infants and fetuses. Their complex mummification process led to the ... More


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