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The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Ian Armit

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book provides the first modern synthesis of the archaeology of Skye and Western Isles: a region with some of the finest and best-preserved archaeological monuments in Europe. Our understanding ... More


Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Dennis Harding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

‘Every generation re-writes history in its own way’. Re-writing History applies Collingwood’s dictum to a series of topics and themes, some of which have been central to prehistoric and protohistoric ... More


Coastal Adaptations in North and South Carolina

Carolyn D. Dillian, Victor D. Thompson, and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, Torben C. Rick, Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Coastal occupation of North and South Carolina from the Late Archaic through Woodland periods demonstrates intensive use of shellfish, including unique patterns of shell ring construction along the ... More


Island Chain Coastlines: A History of Human Adaptation in the Florida Keys

Traci Ardren, Scott Fitzpatrick, Victor D. Thompson, and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Florida Keys are a small island chain along the Atlantic coast that preserve unique data on human-environmental interactions in prehistory, overlooked in earlier research but now the focus of new ... More


Queering Prehistory on the Frontier: A Bioarchaeological Investigation of Gender in Mierzanowice Culture Communities of the Early Bronze Age

Mark P. Toussaint

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Mierzanowice Culture (MC) is the name given to an archaeological complex that existed from about 2400/2300–1600 BCE, in the Early Bronze Age of Central Europe. Mierzanowice Culture cemeteries ... More


Introduction Writing China into the English Self

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Provides an overview of the book’s argument and defines key terms—including China, chinoiserie, orientalism, and prehistory—in the context of a literary critical framework.


‘Their History, Written By Themselves’: Ancient Religion, Deep Time, and Embedded History

Noah Heringman

in Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556915
eISBN:
9780191744990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556915.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Drawing especially on the last two volumes of the Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities, this chapter offers a second close reading focusing on the intersection between the history of ... More


Unwritten Rome

T.P. Wiseman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The earliest evidence for the occupation of the site of Rome dates to the 13th century BC; the earliest evidence for written literature at Rome dates to the third century BC. How can we ever be in a ... More


Whose Prehistory? Thailand before the Thais

Maurizio Peleggi

in Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 discusses the uncertain place in Thai cultural memory of prehistory, knowledge of which achieved definition as a result of archaeological investigations by joint Thai and American missions ... More


History of Dlonguébougou and the wider region

Camilla Toulmin

in Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 2 sets the village of Dlonguébougou within its wider region. Long-term shifts in rainfall have shaped the landscape and societies, from prehistory through to the emergence of the Ghana, Mali, ... More


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