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Divine Kingship in Africa

by William Fagg

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1978
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9780714115443
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this book, the author examines the many ffacets of divine kingship as illustrated by the magnificent bronzes and ivories from Benin in the collections of the Museum of Mankind, in the British Museum and also by noting the continuity of the idea today in illustrations and comments based on his own field work in the… Read more
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Very slight sunfade to spine Sound clean copy Save for prev owner stamp on inside endpaper. An idea of the philosophy of archaeology can best be gained by showing what it is, what the issues are, who is working in the field, and how they proceed. Reading Lester Embree's Metaarchaeology provides the best possible introduction to the field, since in… Read more
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Bronze Age Britain (English Heritage)

by Michael Parker Pearson

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August 28, 2005
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9780713488494
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It was only 4,000 years ago when, for the first time in history, homes of the living replaced tombs of the dead as the most permanent human-made features of the landscape. The key was the shift from stone to bronze, in tools from axes to swords. Over 100 photos and drawings freshly document these years of British prehistory, when vast… Read more
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Ice Age Britain (English Heritage)

by Nick Barton

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August 28, 2005
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9780713488357
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Our oldest ancestors are hunter-gatherers who lived from 2.5 million to only 10,000 years ago. New discoveries in disciplines from climatology to anthropology reveal the dramatic story, illustrated in over 150 photos, maps, and diagrams, of how the earliest peoples of Britain and Europe made their way there from Africa. Expert analyses treat the oldest-known human remains, the first stone… Read more
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New Theories on the Ancient Maya (University Museum Monograph)

by eds. Elin Danien & Robert Sharer

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1992-01
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9780924171130
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20 scholarly articles on various aspect of the AncienMaya. 246 pages. University Museum Monograph 77; University Museum Symposium Series Volume 3
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First Peoples in a New World: Colonizing Ice Age America

by DAVID J MELTZER

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2009-05
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9780520250529
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'A natural storyteller, David Meltzer gives us a vivid picture of both the colonizing bands of humans who moved into the Americas and the researchers who followed their footsteps from Alaska to Chile. This is an insider's account, told with a keen eye and sense of humor, as if Meltzer was there when discoveries were made and when disputes were… Read more
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