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Burial Archaeology in Qatar: Landscapes, Chronology, and Typological Change from the Neolithic to the Late Pre-Islamic

Richard Thorburn Howard Cuttler and Áurea Izquierdo Zamora

in Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400790
eISBN:
9781683401063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400790.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines tomb construction and its use from the Neolithic through the late Pre-Islamic period on the Gulf Peninsula of Qatar. Geomorphological and environmental factors that may have ... More


Yucatec Land and Labor before and after Spanish Incursions

Adolfo Iván Batún Alpuche, Patricia A. McAnany, and Maia Dedrick

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Yucatec land and labor arrangements before and after Spanish incursions are examined for ruptures and continuities. The Western concept of private property is found to ring hollow in a landscape in ... More


Lakes as Archives of Earth History

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

For several months each year I work in central Africa collecting sediment cores and fossils from a large rift lake, Lake Tanganyika. Periodically my nonscientist friends ask me why I do this. They ... More


The Geological Evolution of Lake Basins

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Two things are required in order for a lake to exist on the earth’s surface: a topographically closed hole in the ground and water. The subject of how topographical depressions form on the earth’s ... More


Paleoecological Archives in Lake Deposits 2: Records from Important Groups

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The lacustrine fossil record comprises a mixture of endogenic fossils, such as cladocerans, derived from lakes, and exogenic fossils, such as insects or pollen, which are carried into lakes, by ... More


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