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Tract: Google Archipelago: The Digital Gulag and the Simulation of Freedom
Michael Rectenwald - The Google Archipelago
Google Archipelago: The Digital Gulag and the Simulation of Freedom begins with familiar cultural politics as points of entry to the book's theme regarding the reach, penetration, and soon the ubiquity of the digital world. In a book about enormous...
By: Michael Rectenwald
Topics: Ethical issues: censorship, Ethical issues: scientific, technological and medical developments
Editions available: 2
Tract: Digging up Bones
Don R. Brothwell - Digging up Bones
Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man's antiquity—their position and location, relation to other remains, state of preservation and...
By: Don R. Brothwell
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Editions available: 2
Tract: Diseases in Antiquity
Warren R. Dawson - A.T. Sandison - Don R. Brothwell - Diseases in Antiquity
The first comprehensive multiple authored book on palaeopathology, a term coined by Sir Marc Armand Ruffer (1859-1917) when he was a professor of bacteriology at the Cairo Medical School, as a convenient label for the study of disease in ancient...
By: Don R. Brothwell
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Editions available: 1
Tract: Meaning and Ideology in Historical Archaeology
Heather Burke - Meaning and Ideology in Historical Archaeology
Focusing on the city of Armidale during the period 1830 to 1930, this book investigates the relationship between the development of capitalism in a particular region (New England, Australia) and the expression of ideology within architectural style.
By: Heather Burke
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Editions available: 3
Tract: Digging it up Down Under
Claire Smith - Heather Burke - Digging it up Down Under
This field manual provides essential background information for those interested in undertaking archaeology in Australia. Professional archaeologists provide their personal tips for working in each state and territory, dealing with a living heritage, working with Aboriginal peoples, and coping with...
By: Heather Burke
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Editions available: 4
Tract: Archaeology to Delight and Instruct
Claire Smith - Heather Burke - Archaeology to Delight and Instruct
This book presents novel and interesting ways of teaching archaeological concepts and processes to college and university students. Seeking alternatives to the formal lecture format, the various contributions seek better ways of communicating the complexities of human behavior and of...
By: Heather Burke
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Editions available: 3
Tract: Kennewick Man
Joe Watkins - Dorothy Lippert - Larry J. Zimmerman - Claire Smith - Heather Burke - Kennewick Man
Kennewick Man, known as the Ancient One to Native Americans, has been the lightning rod for conflict between archaeologists and indigenous peoples in the United States. A decade-long legal case pitted scientists against Native American communities and highlighted the shortcomings...
By: Heather Burke
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Editions available: 2
Tract: The Archaeologist's Field Handbook
Larry J. Zimmerman - Claire Smith - Heather Burke - The Archaeologist's Field Handbook
The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing...
By: Heather Burke
Topics: Archeology
Editions available: 2
Tract: Courts of Love, Castles of Hate
Aubrey Burl - Courts of Love, Castles of Hate
The figure of the Troubadour combines the ideals of knighthood with the inspiration of the poet and musician and created a cultural explosion which influenced the whole course of Western art and civilization.
By: Aubrey Burl
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Editions available: 2
Tract: Black Barty
Aubrey Burl - Black Barty

Bartholomew Roberts, also known as Black Bart, was easily one of the most successful and deadly pirates in all of history. He went to sea at a young age and took to pirate life well. After his ship was taken...

By: Aubrey Burl
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Editions available: 2