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The Archaeology of Ancient Australia
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Peter Hiscock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Peter Hiscock presents an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the 18th century AD.
Archaeology of Ancient Australia
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Peter Hiscock
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National University. Lucidly written, it shows
The Archaeology of Rock Art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia
Language: en
Pages: 499
Authors: Bruno David, Paul Taçon, Jean-Jacques Delannoy, Jean-Michel Geneste
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: ANU Press

Western Arnhem Land, in the Top End of Australia’s Northern Territory, has a rich archaeological landscape, ethnographic record and body of rock art that displays an astonishing array of imagery on shelter walls and ceilings. While the archaeology goes back to the earliest period of Aboriginal occupation of the continent,
Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid Australia
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Simon Holdaway, Patricia Fanning
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-15 - Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

This book provides readers with a unique understanding of the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment in the past at one particular location in western New South Wales. It also provides a statement showing how geoarchaeology should be conducted in a wide range of locations throughout Australia.
The Archaeology of Large-Scale Manipulation of Prey
Language: en
Pages: 297
Authors: Kristen Carlson, Leland C. Bement
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-30 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

The Archaeology of Large-Scale Manipulation of Prey explores the social and functional aspects of large-scale hunting adaptations in the archaeological record. Mass-kill hunting strategies are ubiquitous in human prehistory and exhibit culturally specific economic, social, environmental, and demographic markers. Here, seven case studies—primarily from the Americas and spanning from the