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The Rural Landscapes of Imperial Italy

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The opening chapter outlines the wealth of evidence for rural settlement in Italy collected in the course of archaeological field survey over the past forty years, the diversity of settlement ... More


The Contribution of Regional Survey to the Late Antiquity Debate: Greece in its Mediterranean Context

J. BINTLIFF

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/9780197264027.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The fall of the Roman Empire remains a mystery. Archaeological and historical concerns today are less metaphysical and more intellectually challenging at the level of reconstructing the processes at ... More


Peopling Ancient Landscapes: Potential and Problems

David Mattingly

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The explosion of archaeological field survey projects in the late 20th century has contributed to a general sense that rural settlement expanded considerably in many areas of the Roman Empire, but ... More


Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

John R. Patterson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The first two centuries AD are conventionally thought of as the ‘golden age’ of the Roman Empire, yet Italy in this period has often been seen as being in a state of decline and even crisis. This ... More


Archaeology, Demography, and Roman Economic Growth

Willem Jongman

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter probes the potential of archaeological data for a reconstruction of the demography of ancient Rome. Unfortunately demographic structure is hard to document archaeologically: to calculate ... More


Popularizing Chainpur's Past: Archaeology in Place and in Museums

Peter Gottschalk

in Religion, Science, and Empire: Classifying Hinduism and Islam in British India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393019
eISBN:
9780199979264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393019.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Alexander Cunningham, founder of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), visited Chainpur's monuments in 1881, within a decade of the Survey's permanent founding. The ASI resulted from the ... More


Survey Archaeology and the Rural Landscape of the Greek City

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The revelation that, in Boeotia and certain other areas of Aegean Greece, the classical Greek countryside was covered by a network of small but closely-spaced activity areas was clearly apparent by ... More


Estimating Ancient Greek Populations: The Evidence of Field Survey

Simon Price

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Back in 1990, the authors of this book explored the value of the Athenian Tribute Lists as a source of systematic information about 200 or more city-states in the Athenian empire. They were sceptical ... More


The Eagle and the Poor House: Archaeological Investigations on the University of North Carolina Campus

R. P. STEPHEN DAVIS, PATRICIA M. SAMFORD, and ELIZABETH A. JONES

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/9780813034225.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill is the oldest public-supported institution of higher learning in the United States. Since 1991, archaeologists at the Research Laboratories of ... More


Archaeological Investigations in the Camotán Valley, Guatemala

Carson N. Murdy

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the results of the archaeological survey of the bottomlands of the Camotán Valley in Guatemala. The distribution and agricultural fertility of the site provides clues about ... More


Things in Translation: Documents and Imagery

Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore

in Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274167
eISBN:
9780520954007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274167.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter five attends to the question of documentation and specifically to the ways that visual media work to manifest things with fidelity. Moving through several case studies, from the chorographic ... More


The RIEC Archaeological and Anthropological Surveys at the Site of Dayr al-Banat

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the result of the archaeological and anthropological survey at the site of Dayr al-Banat in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt conducted by the Russian Institute for Egyptology in Cairo ... More


Stones Stacked upon Stones

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes Hawaii’s stone architectural constructions. The ancient Hawaiians continually modified and rearranged their landscapes by clearing and leveling small patches of earth, building ... More


Discovering Ancient Kahikinui

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of archaeology in Hawaii and its links to the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. It then presents the author’s account of his fieldwork on Maui in the ... More


Living on Lava

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the author’s account of the settlement-pattern mapping of Kīpapa in July 1995. Along with a team of Berkeley students and state archeologists, his goal for the summer was to ... More


Life and Death on the Nile

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

in Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Physical anthropology in Nubia has contributed to three intellectual movements, each of which was a result of archaeological surveys associated with the construction of successively higher dams at ... More


Chainpur Today

Peter Gottschalk

in Religion, Science, and Empire: Classifying Hinduism and Islam in British India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393019
eISBN:
9780199979264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393019.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scientism and the category of religion have a secure place in Chainpur today. Although the British empire withdrew almost a century ago, the hegemony of its epistemic order has long outlasted its ... More


Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Patrick Vinton Kirch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In early Hawaiʻi, kuaʻāina were the hinterlands inhabited by nākuaʻāina, or country folk. Often these were dry, less desirable areas where much skill and hard work were required to wrest a living ... More


Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Building Histories traces the lives of five monuments in Delhi—Red Fort; Rasul Numa Dargah; Jama Masjid; Purana Qila; and the Qutb Complex—from the mid-nineteenth century to the twentieth century. ... More


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