Collected articles of the world´s preeminent rock art researchers and cognitive archaeologists.
Study of the development of foraging strategies in Africa from the Middle Stone Age to the present.
Bringing critical theory to bear on questions of gerontology, Maugans corrects gerontology´s traditional leanings. Aging Parents, Ambivalent Baby Boomers includes reflections on the society rather than just the individual and looks at qualitative as...
Edited volume tracing the state of knowledge of gender in Ancient Mayan society.
Scholarly work that attempts to match linguistic and archaeological evidence in precolonial Africa
This collection of original essays presents an in-depth look at the archaeology of the Eurasian steppe--from China to Europe--and the evidence of gender roles in ancient nomadic societies.
While some Asian American films and filmmakers are beginning to achieve acclaim in mainstream U.S. culture, neither academic scholars nor society as a whole has sufficiently taken account of the history of this rich and growing body of cinematic production....
Behavioral Anthropology is a unique introductory text that combines an intellectual biography with an overview of the methodological principles of cross-cultural research. Each chapter deals with a specific methodological issue: research design; the role...
Bones of the Ancestors tells the shadowy story of the Ambum Stone, a 3,000-year-old carving from Papua New Guinea that found its way onto the antiquities market and then into an important modern museum.
This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of ´chiefdoms´ by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.