Archaeology S Footprints In The Modern World

Author: Michael Brian Schiffer
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Michael Schiffer answers this question with forty-two case studies from a global perspective to demonstrate archaeology's diverse scientific and humanistic contributions.

Reclaiming Archaeology

Author: Alfredo González-Ruibal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135083533
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In modern disciplinary research the vestige is a consequence of the process that
causes it; the cause can be known through scrutinizing the resulting
consequence. Following the trail offered by the symptom, the physician interprets
the illness that causes it. The archae- ologist, scrutinizing things-as-remains,
interprets the world-where-they-remain-from. The vestige is definitely partitioned,
a sign, now, excised from meaning. The researcher interprets data, indices,
footprints that allow ...

World Prehistory And Archaeology

Author: Michael Chazan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317347501
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In addition to being scarce, they cannot inform on important issues such as foot
shape and gait. this is why the hominin footprints at FwJj 14 East were such a
momentous discovery, garnering recognition in the prestigious scientific journal
Science. By applying statistical analyses to the laser scans of the footprints, our
team was able to deduce that by 1.5 million years ago, hominins had evolved feet
and a walking gait indistinguishable from ours today. Modern attributes included
a ...

Archaeology And The Modern World

Author: Martin Hall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134695381
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... sentences, became a widow, standing like a wild buck in the yard of the
foreigners they would not take me in, hottentot woman nor would they let me run
away, they broke my legs mine are the crippled footprints worn into the rocks
along |22 Archaeology and the modern world.

Confronting Scale In Archaeology

Author: Gary Lock
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387757018
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Buddhist writings before 300BC described it as the footprint of the Buddha;
Chinese writers described it as the mark of a god or of their first ancestor; in a
Muslim legend it is the footprint that Adam left where he landed after his fall from
Paradise, the place where he stood on one foot for a thousand years in penance;
... The survival of such intense affordance values into the modern world shows
that prominent topographical features have an impact beyond the specificities of
culture.

The Archaeology Of Shamanism

Author: Neil Price
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134527705
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Finn, C. (1997) 'Leaving more than footprints: modern votive offerings at Chaco
Canyon prehistoric site', Antiquity 71: 169–78. Gimbutas, M. (1974) The
Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe: Myths and Cult Images, London: Thames
and Hudson. Green, M. (1997) Exploring the World ofthe Druids, London:
Thames and Hudson. Gudbrandur Vigfússon and Unger, C.R. (eds) (1860–8).
Flateyjarbok: en samling afnorske konge-sagaer med indskudte mindre
fortællinger om begivenheder i ...

Global Heritage

Author: Lynn Meskell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118769104
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Dietler, M. (1994) “Our ancestors the Gauls”: Archaeology, ethnic nationalism,
and the manipulation of Celtic identity in modern Europe. American
Anthropologist 96: ... Finn, C. (1997) “Leaving more than footprints”: Modern
votive offerings at Chaco Canyon prehistoric site. Antiquity 71: 169–178. ... News
51: 10, 12. Fletcher, R., I. Johnson, E. Bruce, and K. Khun‐Neay (2008) Living
with heritage: Site monitoring and heritage values in Greater Angkor and the
Angkor World Heritage site ...

Classical Archaeology

Author: Susan E. Alcock
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111825516X
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World. Nicola. Terrenato. Among pre-modern cultures, Rome is traditionally most
often credited with having left the largest and the most indelible footprint on its
landscapes. In regions as geographically and environmentally disparate as the
Libyan desert, the hills of Tuscany, or the British Fens a massive human impact is
often directly attributed to the Romans presence (see Chapter 3).The legions, the
land surveyors, the colonists, the owners of villas, and the slaves building roads
and ...

Human Footprints Fossilised Locomotion

Author: Matthew R. Bennett
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319085727
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The book is divided into eight chapters. Following an introduction the second chapter reviews modern field methods in human ichnology focusing on the development of new analytical tools.

Reading Archaeology

Author: Robert James Muckle
Publisher: University of Toronto PressHigher education
ISBN: 9781551118765
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Erickson, C.L. 1998. "Applied archaeology and rural development: Archaeology's
potential contribution to the future," in Crossing currents: Continuity and change
in Latin America. Edited by M. Whiteford and S. Whiteford, pp. ... "Leaving more
than footprints": Modern votive offerings at Chaco Canyon prehistoric site.
Antiquity 71(271):177-78.[so] Franklin, R., and P. Bunte. ... in Archaeological
heritage management in the modern world. Edited by H.F. Cleere, pp. 256-64.
London: Unwin ...