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Comparatively little attention has been paid to the cultural foundations of the Peruvian north coast civilization: the Gallinazo. 30 scholars from Europe and North and South America discuss the Gallinazo cultural history, and address wider issues about the development of complex societies in this area and the Andean region in general.

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9781931745758 | Published: 2009
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9781931745741 | Published: 2009
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Hawaiian Adze Production and Distribution
Using a study of stone adzes of the precontact period on the island of Hawai'i, Lass examines the role of a material resource in the development of cultural complexity. Archaeological evidence is used to analyze the hypotheses that embrace the adaptationist and political approaches to increased complexity.

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9780917956812 | Published: 1994
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The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 1

Recipient of the G. Ernest Wright Award for Best Archaeological Publication, 2011. The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project (JCHP) is a joint research endeavour of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. The first major book to address the archaeology of Jaffa in more than 60 years since excavations were initiated.

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9781931745819 | Published: 2011
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The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 2

The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project (JCHP) is a joint project of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. Includes independent studies and final reports on smaller excavations not requiring individual book-length treatments. Includes historical and archaeological studies of Medieval and Ottoman Jaffa. 139 illus.

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9781938770111 | Published: 2017
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The History of the Peoples of the Eastern Desert
Recipient of the Jo Anne Stolaroff Cotsen Prize. The product of ten years of fieldwork at Little Lake Ranch in the Rose Valley, the southern gateway to the Owens Valley, this book presents the results of intensive rock art analyses carried out by the interdisciplinary research team of the UCLA Rock Art Archive. Full-colour illustrations throughout.

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9781931745963 | Published: 2012
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Icon, Cult, and Context
In honour of UCLA Professor Emerita Susan Downey. The iconography of gods and goddesses, the analysis of sacred imagery in the context of ancient cult practices, and the design and decoration of sacred spaces are the main themes of the book. Juxtaposition of images and analyses leads to surprising new conclusions.

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9781938770067 | Published: 2016
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Images in Action

Presents interpretations of a large corpus of art and iconography from the Southern and South-Central Andes, bringing together the most esteemed scholars in the field. Uses artifacts, artworks, textiles, archaeology, and architecture to develop new insights on the cultural interactions between people in prehistoric western South America. 700 illus.

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9781938770142 | Published: 2018
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Inca Rituals and Sacred Mountains
The Incas carried out some of the most dramatic ceremonies known to us from ancient times. Contains results of research undertaken on Mount Llullaillaco - the world's highest archaeological site. Contributes to understanding of Inca religion and illustrates the importance of archaeological sites being placed within context of the natural landscape.

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9781931745772 | Published: 2010
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9781931745765 | Published: 2010
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Information and Its Role in Hunter-Gatherer Bands

Explores the question of how information is acquired, stored, circulated, and utilized in small-scale hunter-gatherer societies. Brings together scholars from multiple disciplines, including archaeology, ethnography, linguistics, and evolutionary ecology to open discussion, and identify common ground on which build future research.

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9781931745642 | Published: 2011
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9781931745635 | Published: 2011
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An Investigation into Early Desert Pastoralism
Case study of excavations at an early (ca. 2800 B.C.) pastoral site in the Negev, providing detailed analyses and a synthetic overview of a seasonal encampment from this early period in the evolution of desert pastoral societies. The first detailed analysis of this culture and includes materials previously unreported for the region and period.

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9781931745840 | Published: 2011
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9781931745833 | Published: 2011
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