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A 1980 Attempt at Reviving Ancient Irrigation Practices in the Pacific: Rationale, Failure, and Success  

Matthew Spriggs

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Jul 2015
The author was project leader on an attempt to revive ancient irrigation practices on Aneityum Island (Vanuatu, S. Pacific) in 1980, based on his archaeological and ethnoarchaeological ... More

‘A Dirtier Reality?’ Archaeological Methods and the Urban Project  

John Schofield

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
Strait Street in Malta’s capital Valletta is an extraordinary street, and one that has fascinating stories to tell about its resident population and visitors over nearly 300 years. For ... More

‘A Frame to Hang Clouds on’: Cognitive Ownership, Landscape, and Heritage Management  

William E. Boyd

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
In the archaeological context, a sense of the evolving landscape becomes especially important where there is considerable time depth or cultural sequencing inherent in a single site. The ... More

Above and Below the Surface: Environment, Work, Death, and Upbringing in Sixteenth- to Seventeenth-century Sweden  

Anne Ingvarsson Sundström, Jan Mispelaere, and Ylva Bäckström

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May 2018
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Jun 2018
This chapter addresses children’s lives and living conditions during the early modern period in Sweden. A case study on the population at one of Sweden’s most important historical mines, ... More

Absence  

Severin Fowles and Kaet Heupel

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
Archaeological methodologies direct our attention towards the study of present, material things. This is frequently praised as its greatest contribution to social theory. But humans ... More

Accounting for What We Treasure: Economic Valuation of Public Heritage  

Sheila Ellwood

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Apr 2018
Recent attempts to include and assess public heritage in the accounts of governments and charities are controversial. There are many kinds of value, not merely financial, and various ... More

Achaemenid Persia and the Levant  

Josette Elayi

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Nov 2013
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Mar 2014
This articlefocuses on Achaemenid Persia’s rule of the Levant. It explains that the Levant fell under the control of Persia after Cyrus the Great defeated the last Babylonian ... More

Acoustic Remote Sensing in Maritime Archaeology  

Rory Quinn

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Dec 2013
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Sep 2012
This article offers an introduction to acoustic remote sensing. In shipwreck studies, acoustic remote sensing has traditionally been used for reconnaissance surveys and for site ... More

Actor-Network-Theory Approaches to the Archaeology of Contemporary Architecture  

Albena Yaneva

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
The chapter contributes to unravelling how Actor-Network-Theory (ANT) as a method of inquiry might inform the archaeological understanding of the contemporary world. To illustrate this, ... More

Adapting to a Dry Continent: Technology and Environment in Australian Industrial Archaeology  

Peter Davies and Susan Lawrence

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Oct 2014
Technology, environment, and society have always been intimately connected in Australia, from the earliest arrival of modern humans almost 50,000 years ago to the settlement of Europeans ... More

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