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Skull Wars : Kennewick Man, Archaeology, and the Battle for Native American Identity (00 Edition)
Skull Wars : Kennewick Man, Archaeology, and the Battle for Native American Identity (00 Edition)
by David Hurst Thomas
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The 1996 discovery, near Kennewick, Washington, of a 9,000-year-old Caucasoid skeleton brought more to the surface than bones. The explosive controversy and resulting lawsuit also raised a far more fundamental question: Who owns history? Many Indians see... (read more)

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Archaeology of Time (05 Edition)
Archaeology of Time (05 Edition)
by Gavin Lucas
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This book is a short introduction to the concept of time in archaeology. It covers all the main topics, including a discussion of chronology and change, time and the nature of the archaeological record, and the perception of time and history in past... (read more)

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Ordered Universes : Approaches To the Anthropology of Religion (95 Edition)
Ordered Universes : Approaches To the Anthropology of Religion (95 Edition)
by Morton Klass
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This conflict between the axioms of science and Western scholarship and those of the belief systems under study can be avoided with careful attention to terminology and underlying assumptions. Ordered Universes introduces and explores important... (read more)

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Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind
Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind
by Donald Johanson
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When Donald Johanson found a partial skeleton, approximately 3.5 million years old, in a remote region of Ethiopia in 1974, a headline-making controversy was launched that continues on today.... (read more)

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Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
by Laurel Kendall
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This work explores what it means to be modern and what it means to be Korean in a culture where courtship and marriage are often the crucible in which notions of gender and class are cast and recast. Touching on a number of important issues—identity,... (read more)

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Flowerdew Hundred : the Archaeology of a Virginia Plantation, 1619-1864 (93 Edition)
Flowerdew Hundred : the Archaeology of a Virginia Plantation, 1619-1864 (93 Edition)
by James Deetz
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Here is the story of Flowerdew Hundred, the 1,000-acre plantation Sir George Yeardley, Virginia's first royal governor, established on the south side of the James River roughly halfway between the present-day Richmond and Williamsburg. Archaeologist... (read more)

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Overlooking Nazareth : the Ethnography of Exclusion in Galilee (97 Edition)
Overlooking Nazareth : the Ethnography of Exclusion in Galilee (97 Edition)
by Dan Rabinowitz
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An ethnographic account, examining specific situations of friction, conflict and co-operation between Palestinians and Israelis.... (read more)

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Anthropology : the Exploration of Human Diversity, With Living Anthropology Student - With CD (11TH 06 - Old Edition)
Anthropology : the Exploration of Human Diversity, With Living Anthropology Student - With CD (11TH 06 - Old Edition)
by Conrad Phillip Kottak
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The new edition of Kottak's best selling text continues to offer a holistic introduction to anthropology that approaches the course from a four-field perspective. To emphasize anthropology's integrated and comparative nature, "Bringing It All Together... (read more)

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Reflections on Anthropology : a Four-field Reader (04 Edition)
Reflections on Anthropology : a Four-field Reader (04 Edition)
by Katherine A. Dettwyler
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Vaughn M. Bryant, Jr. joined the newly created Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Texas AandM University in 1971 as their first anthropologist. In the fall of 1971, Dr. Bryant began his tenure at Texas AandM University and taught the first... (read more)

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Race and Human Evolution (07 Edition)
Race and Human Evolution (07 Edition)
by Milford Wolpoff
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Race and Human Evolution is a far-ranging account by leading researchers in the field that describes the latest scientific evidence and the conflicting theories about human evolution. Milford Wolpoff and Rachel Caspari describe the Eve or Out-of-Africa... (read more)

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Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology
Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology
by Gary P Ferraro
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Brief, accessible, and inexpensive, this new reader has been carefully edited by text author Gary Ferraro to include those articles and excerpts from works that have been pivotal to the field of anthropology and that have endured over the decades. These... (read more)

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The Mind in the Cave
The Mind in the Cave
by David Lewis-williams
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Emerging from the narrow underground passages into the chambers of caves such as Lascaux, Chauvet, and Altamira, visitors are confronted with symbols, patterns, and depictions of bison, woolly mammoths, ibexes, and other animals. Since its discovery... (read more)

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Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
by Conrad Phill Kottak
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Written by a prominent scholar in the field and recent inductee to The National Academy of Sciences, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since... (read more)

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Anthropology - Study Guide and Workbook (11TH 05 - Old Edition)
Anthropology - Study Guide and Workbook (11TH 05 - Old Edition)
by William A. Haviland
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The Study Guide and Workbook includes chapter synopses, chapter goals, lists of key terms and people, and questions to guide students in their reading of chapter material. Each chapter also includes practice tests consisting of fill-in-the-blank... (read more)

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Cannibalism and the Colonial World (98 Edition)
Cannibalism and the Colonial World (98 Edition)
by Barker (ed.) Barker
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An international team from a variety of disciplines discusses the historical and cultural significance of cannibalism.... (read more)

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Romanization of Britain : an Essay in Archaeological Interpretation (90 Edition)
Romanization of Britain : an Essay in Archaeological Interpretation (90 Edition)
by Martin Millett
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This book sets out to provide a new synthesis of recent archaeological work in Roman Britain.... (read more)

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Empires, Nations and Natives (05 Edition)
Empires, Nations and Natives (05 Edition)
by Lestoile
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Empires, Nations, and Natives is a groundbreaking comparative analysis of the interplay between the practice of anthropology and the politics of empires and nation-states in the colonial and postcolonial worlds. It brings together essays that demonstrate... (read more)

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Children and the Politics of Culture (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)
Children and the Politics of Culture (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)
by Sharon Stephens
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The bodies and minds of children--and the very space of children--are under assault. This is the message we receive from daily news headlines about violence, sexual abuse, exploitation, and neglect of children, and from a proliferation of books in recent... (read more)

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Archaeological Theory Today
Archaeological Theory Today
by Ian Hodder
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This volume provides an authoritative account of the current status of archaeological theory, as presented by some of its major exponents and innovators over the last decade. It summarizes recent developments and looks to the future, exploring some of... (read more)

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Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts and How They Shape the Human Species
Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts and How They Shape the Human Species
by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
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Maternal instinct--the all-consuming, utterly selfless love that mothers lavish on their children--has long been assumed to be an innate, indeed defining element of a woman's nature. But is it? In this provocative, groundbreaking book, renowned... (read more)

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