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Archaeological Perspectives on Colonial Slavery: Placing Africa in African Diaspora Studies in the Caribbean

E. Kofi Agorsah

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines imbalances in approaches to the archaeological study of the history of slavery in Africa and the African Diaspora. It argues that the main causes of interpretive problems are a ... More


Sahelian frameworks

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/9780197264119.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of the current state of archaeological research in the central Sahel. Archaeological research on the central Sahel is still in its infancy while historical research ... 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


Excavating the Prehistoric Mind: The Brain as a Cultural Artefact and Material Culture as Biological Extension

Steven Mithen

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The adoption of an explicitly cognitive approach has become prominent in archaeological research during the last decade, helping to place Palaeolithic archaeology into a driving role in the ... More


The Two Anglo-Bulgarian Research Programmes and the Results of the Bulgarian Excavations

L. SLOKOSKA

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In 1985, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Britain began a collaborative work with the initiation of two complementary projects. The first one was entitled ‘The Roman and late Roman city; Nicopolis ad ... More


Going over: people and their times

Alasdair Whittle

in Going Over: The Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in North-West Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264140
eISBN:
9780191734489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264140.003.0029
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This concluding chapter does not aim to be a magisterial overview or a comprehensive summary. The preceding chapters speak for themselves of the range and quality of research currently being carried ... More


Birdoswald: Scientific Archaeology

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores a programme of archaeological research conducted from the last decade of the nineteenth century to the 1940s. This work explored the date of construction, identity, and ... More


Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages in the Central Mesa Verde: An Introduction

Timothy A. Kohler and Mark D. Varien

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The National Science Foundation-funded Village Ecodynamics Project organizes data on the sizes and locations of Pueblo archaeological sites within a 1,817-sq-km portion of southwestern Colorado. The ... More


Introduction: Valuing the Undervalued—Researching Teaching and Learning in Archaeology

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

in Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter introduces the context of research, teaching, learning, practice, and pedagogy in archaeology, connecting this with changing trends in global higher education, and demonstrating how ... More


A Spectrum of Trends

L. S. Klejn

in Soviet Archaeology: Trends, Schools, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601356
eISBN:
9780191804595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601356.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines research trends in Soviet archaeology and how they were influenced by methodological approaches as well as guidelines and civic demands made of the study of antiquity. It also ... More


Settlement and Landscape in Iron Age Europe: Archaeological Mainstreams and Minorities

Gonzalo Ruiz Zapatero

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/9780199567959.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a general analysis of archaeological traditions in Europe, distinguishing between archaeological mainstreams and minorities. It then looks at the European Iron Age as a ... More


Cultural Setting

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the cultural setting of the Chumash, and summarizes the evidence used to reconstruct Chumash society over the years, namely the early documents. It then looks at the ... More


The Opening of Greece

Stephen L. Dyson

in In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of Greece as the archaeological center stage during the nineteenth century. This event was one of the most important changes in classical archaeology. At the ... More


‘Afterword’: Ideas and Discoveries in Indian Archaeology, 1998–2008

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter attempts to put into their proper contexts the recent developments in Indian archaeology since this book was written in 1997–8. It discusses the Hathnora fossil finds, early ... More


Public Reception of Merovingian-Period Finds

Bonnie Effros

in Uncovering the Germanic Past: Merovingian Archaeology in France, 1830-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696710
eISBN:
9780191804885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696710.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines public reception of archaeological finds from the Merovingian period in nineteenth-century France. More specifically, it looks at the publication of news of archaeological ... More


Wetland Archaeology Inside Out

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the biographical development of wetland archaeology, from Ferdinand Keller to the advent of ‘New Archaeology’, explaining the reasons why, despite its great potential to make a ... More


Introduction

Manjil Hazarika

in Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

Most of the research on the prehistoric archaeology of the Northeast shows that many such research attempts are confined mainly to surface sites, and that excavated sites from the Neolithic and even ... More


Southeast Asia Between India and China

Geoffrey C. Gunn

in History Without Borders: The Making of an Asian World Region (1000–1800)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083343
eISBN:
9789882208988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083343.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers a civilizational framing of the region, stressing prehistoric indigeneity, as well as broad macro-regional commonality, going back to a shared Iron Age. It also calls attention to ... More


Co-productive research in a primary school environment: unearthing the past of Keig

Elizabeth Curtis, Jane Murison, and Colin Shepherd

in Heritage as Community Research: Legacies of Co-Production

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447345299
eISBN:
9781447345343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345299.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter demonstrates how involving schoolchildren in active inquiry and sharing in responsibility for research can challenge the ‘content-driven model of learning’ in school. It considers a ... More


Wetland Archaeology in a Wider Context

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter puts wetland archaeology into a wider context, identifying its weaknesses as well as its potentials. It argues that wetland sites have been difficult to integrate into mainstream ... More


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