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A Lost Landscape: Ancient Settlement of Samaca and Ullujaya

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the archaeology of the lower Ica Valley. This is based upon many seasons of archaeological fieldwork with the purpose of gathering different datasets with which to reconstruct ... More


Issues, Agendas, and Archaeological Constructs

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The search for culturally bound artefacts, architecture, and other aspects of material culture reveals little about the lives, mindsets, identities, or social concerns of prehistoric or historical ... More


Broadening Our Horizons: Towards an Interdisciplinary Prehistory of the Andes

DAVID BERESFORD-JONES and PAUL HEGGARTY

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter proposes a new and more coherent interdisciplinary prehistory of the Andes, based firstly on a long overdue re-examination of the relationships between the various regional ‘dialects’ ... More


Portraits in a landscape: Christian origins in northern Italy

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the importance of archaeological records in tracing and interpreting the origin of Christianity in northern Italy. Archaeological records increase researchers' knowledge beyond ... More


Function, Circumstance, and the Archaeological Record: The Elusive Past at Saints’ Rest

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK and KENNETH E. LEWIS

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the principal goals of the Saints' Rest archaeological work, conducted as a field school by the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University in the summer of 2005, was to ... More


People in context: overview and conclusions

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study which compared the rulers, warriors, traders, and clerics of medieval central Sahel and north-west Europe. It discusses the problems ... More


Encountering the Wider World before the Transition to History: Chinese Ceramics in Proto-historic Taiwan (Tenth through Sixteenth Centuries)

Yi-Chang Liu and Su-Chin Wang

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Because the historical archaeology of Taiwan has, since the seventeenth century, focused on either Dutch and Spanish occupations or Chinese immigration, it hasremained unconcerned by earlier, ... More


The Upper Paleolithic as History

John F. Hoffecker

in Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147040
eISBN:
9780231518482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147040.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter begins by illustrating V. Gordon Childe's role in shifting the subject of archaeology from artifacts to people. In his book Society and Knowledge, Childe presents a theory of progress ... More


Excavating Jerusalem

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an analysis of the practices and records of the major Jerusalem excavations, and subsequently turns to reexamine the significance of those excavations from the perspectives ... More


Introduction

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cahokia is a major archaeological site of the prehistoric Mississippian period in the American Bottom region of the central Mississippi Valley. It is also impressively large, but it is only the ... More


Where Do (Hopewell) Research Answers Come From?

DeeAnne Wymer

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter addresses the questions of where our ideas about the Hopewell come from and how we assess or ought to assess these ideas. The chapter claims that prehistoric archaeology is a social ... More


The Foods They Ate

Mark S. Warner

in Eating In the Side Room: Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061115
eISBN:
9780813051390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061115.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 explores the foods the families ate--at least in terms of foods preserved in the archaeological record. What is missing, of course, are the methods used to cook the meats, the side dishes ... More


The origins of cultural diversity

Janusz K. Kozłowski

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

As this chapter attempts to draw an outline on the origins of cultural diversity in prehistoric man, it aims to present hypotheses concerning the significance of the differentiation of various types ... More


Introduction

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This Introduction provides an overview of this volume that is focused on the archaeological record of the Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia during the period between 1607 and 1860. ... More


A Spartan Domesticity: Household Life in La Isabela's Bohíos

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter highlights the differences of La Isabela from other fifteenth-century towns in its virtually all-male population and its utterly isolated frontier position. It was nevertheless a ... More


Funerary Expression and Ideology in the Cogotas Culture Settlements in the Northern Meseta of the Iberian Peninsula

Miguel Ángel Arnáiz Alonso and Juan Montero Gutiérrez

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0026
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses different theories about the presence of pit burials in the domestic archaeological contexts of Cogotas groups from a critical perspective. It provides a general description of ... More


The Houses Organized

Nicholas Cahill

in Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the diversity among the Olynthian houses, in addition to what is normal in this city. Attempts to identify more restricted women's quarters in the architecture alone have been ... More


Destinies Converged

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the beginnings of European colonialism in America, which took place at La Isabela. Any thoughtful analysis of colonial development must take into account the contours of the ... More


Final Commentaries: A Matter of Substance, and the Substance of Matter

María Cecilia Lozada (ed.)

in Andean Ontologies: New Archaeological Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056371
eISBN:
9780813058184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056371.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This concluding chapter reflects on the previous chapters, noting that the “ontological turn” calls for new ways of thinking about archaeological material. It notes in particular three themes that ... More


In Feast and Famine: New Perspectives on Black Bears in the Southern Appalachians and Piedmont, AD 1000–1800

Heather A. Lapham

in Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the archaeological record of black bears (Ursus americanus) in the southern Appalachian Mountains and adjacent Piedmont region of Virginia and North Carolina between the eleventh ... More


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