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The Celtic Religion

by Edward Anwyl

Like other religions, those of the Celtic lands of Europe supplemented the earlier animism by a belief in spirits, who belonged to trees, animals, rocks, mountains, springs, rivers, and other natural phenomena,...


The Babylonian Saga of Gilgamesh

by AA. VV

The Gilgamesh Epic is the most notable literary product of Babylonia as yet discovered in the mounds of Mesopotamia. It recounts the exploits and adventures of a favorite hero, and in its final form covers twelve...


Folklore and Mythology

by Andrew Lang

After the heavy rain of a thunderstorm has washed the soil, it sometimes happens that a child, or a rustic, finds a wedge-shaped piece of metal or a few triangular flints in a field or near a road. There was...


Subjects and Narrative in Archaeology

by Ruth M. Van Dyke & Reinhard Bernbeck

Seeking to move beyond the customary limits of archaeological prose and representation, Subjects and Narratives in Archaeology presents archaeology in a variety of nontraditional formats. The volume demonstrates...


Cosmology, Calendars, and Horizon-Based Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica

by Anne S. Dowd & Susan Milbrath

Cosmology, Calendars, and Horizon-Based Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica is an interdisciplinary tour de force that establishes the critical role astronomy played in the religious and civic lives of the ancient...


The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity: Transforming Public Space

by Gregor Kalas

In The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity, Gregor Kalas examines architectural conservation during late antiquity period at Rome's most important civic center: the Roman Forum. During the fourth...


Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands: Gender, Age, Memory, and Place

by Traci Ardren

Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands plumbs the archaeological record for what it can reveal about the creation of personal and communal identities in the Maya world. Using new primary data...


Bridging the Gaps

by Danny Zborover & Peter Kroefges

Bridging the Gaps: Integrating Archaeology and History in Oaxaca, Mexico does just that: it bridges the gap between archaeology and history of the Precolumbian, Colonial, and Republican eras of the state of...


Ancient Zapotec Religion

by Michael Lind

Ancient Zapotec Religion is the first comprehensive study of Zapotec religion as it existed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on the eve of the Spanish Conquest. Author Michael Lind brings a new perspective,...


In the Realm of Nachan Kan

by Marilyn Masson

"The prevailing view of the lowland Maya during the Postclassic period (A.D. 1050-1500) has been one of an impoverished, ""degenerated"" society devoid of cultural accomplishment. However, Marilyn A. Masson...


Ur: The City of the Moon God

by Harriet Crawford

The ancient Mesoptamian city of Ur was a Sumerian city state which flourished as a centre of trade and civilisation between 2800�2000 BCE. However, in the recent past it suffered from the disastrous Gulf war...


Commensality: From Everyday Food to Feast

by Susanne Kerner, Cynthia Chou & Morten Warmind

Throughout time and in every culture, human beings have eaten together. Commensality - eating and drinking at the same table - is a fundamental social activity, which creates and cements relationships. It also...


Archaeology of Wak'as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes

by Tamara L. Bray

In this edited volume, Andean wak'as—idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories—play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions...


Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany

by John M. Marston, Jade d'Alpoim Guedes & Christina Warinner

Paleoethnobotany, the study of archaeological plant remains, is poised at the intersection of the study of the past and concerns of the present, including agricultural decision making, biodiversity, and global...


Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volumes 10 and 11: Archaeology of Northern Mesoamerica

by Robert Wauchope, Gordon F. Ekholm & Ignacio Bernal

Archaeology of Northern Mesoamerica comprises the tenth and eleventh volumes in the Handbook of Middle American Indians, published in cooperation with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University...


The Forensic Historian: Using Science to Reexamine the Past

by Robert C Williams

Modern forensic science has significantly affected historical debate over some well-known past crimes or mysteries, utilizing modern DNA, nuclear, and chemical analyses to reexamine the past. This book takes...


Roman Reflections: Iron Age to Viking Age in Northern Europe

by Klavs Randsborg

Roman Reflections uses a series of detailed and deeply researched case studies to explore how Roman society connected with and influenced Northern Europe during the Iron and Viking Ages. In an original way,...


Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World

by Benjamin S. Arbuckle & Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World explores the current trends in the social archaeology of human-animal relationships, focusing on the ways in which animals are used to structure, create, support,...


An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

by Kathryn A. Bard

This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations....


Medieval Life

by Roberta Gilchrist

"An important and timely volume... an elegant summary of complex theory, and synthesis of an impressive body of material. It will be eagerly read by current and future generations of archaeologists, and will...