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  archaeology: History of Archaeology — Infoplease.com
Lord 8 Deer "Jaguar Claw" and the Land of the Sky: the archaeology and history of Tututepec.
To separate a centaur: on the relationship of archaeology and history in Soviet tradition.
African archaeology in broader context.(African Herders: Emergence of Pastoral Traditions)(Archaeology and Environmental History of......
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0856675.html   (525 words)

  
  History of archaeology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The next major figure in the development of archaeology in the UK was Mortimer Wheeler, whose highly disciplined approach to excavation and systematic coverage of much of the country in the 1920s and 1930s brought the science on swiftly.
Urban archaeology necessitated a new approach as centuries of human occupation had created deep layers of stratigraphy that could often only be seen through the keyholes of individual building plots.
It was now possible to study archaeology as a subject in universities and even schools, and by the end of the 20th century nearly all professional archaeologists, at least in developed countries, were graduates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_archaeology   (1466 words)

  
 Cultural-history archaeology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cultural-history archaeology or simply Culture history is a form of archaeological theory.
Culture history uses inductive reasoning unlike its main rival, processual archaeology which stresses the importance of the hypothetico-deductive method.
As much of early archaeology focused on the Classical World it naturally came to rely on and mirror the information provided by ancient historians who could already explain many of the events and motivations which would not necessarily survive in the archaeological record.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cultural-history_archaeology   (620 words)

  
 Archaeology and Sports History
Archaeology is based generally on the idea that there are ancient remains of human activity to be studied and published to the aim of world history.
It is obvious that archaeology and history should have a very closed relation, and a big interest is to be established between archaeologists and historians, because the archaeologist also needs the historian to develop his information and draw a certain philosophy of history.
Archaeology is a field of interest to sport historians, especially those who have no texts in hand.
phoenicia.org /sportsarch.html   (2215 words)

  
 A HISTORY OF ARCHAEOLOGY AT CHIPPEWA  NATURE CENTER
Archaeology was first introduced to the membership of Chippewa Nature Center in May 1968, when volunteer Lois Wang wrote “Of Stones and Bones and Pieces of Flint” for CNC News.
Archaeology also remained a tradition in the Natural History Day Camp program, as it had been for nearly a decade, and in the “Man in the Saginaw Valley” school program (CNC Annual Report, 1978).
There are two seasons in archaeology; the digging season (when the weather is suitable in late spring, summer and fall) and the laboratory work.
www.chippewanaturecenter.com /Oxbow/a_history_of_archaeology_at_chip.htm   (2967 words)

  
 UB History and Archaeology Publications
A concerted approach to archaeology began with ethnoarchaeological studies of contemporary hunter-gatherer societies conducted by a host of researchers from disciplines as diverse as anthropology, anatomy and biology.
The University of Botswana's undergraduate history research essay course began in the early 1970s when the Gaborone campus was still a small outpost of the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.
Narrative political and administrative history, concentrating on public actors and events, can easily be criticized for a narrow focus, but it seems to be a natural starting point and a foundation and framework for other types of study.
www.thuto.org /ubh/ac/pub.htm   (2693 words)

  
 Bristol University - Department of Archaeology and Anthropology - MA Maritime Archaeology and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
One of several Masters programmes offered by Bristol, the MA in Maritime Archaeology and History is a leading and established maritime archaeology programme.
The degree course is provided by the department's Centre for Historical and Maritime Archaeology, based in the main campus area, close to the Faculty of Arts Graduate Centre and the University Library.
History and scope of maritime archaeology; archaeological techniques, theoretical perspectives, prehistory, boat-building techniques, experimental archaeology, scientific analysis and conservation; maritime communications; trade and exchange; maritime ethnography; dendrochronology, the future of maritime archaeology.
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/Archaeology/research/maritime.html   (940 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - The History and Archaeology of the Orkney Islands
Orkneyjar - The History and Archaeology of the Orkney Islands
Orkney's history and heritage is everywhere - an intricate tapestry of events stitched into the very fabric of the islands themselves.
Orcadians have a connection with this history - events that were witnessed by their ancestors many generations ago.
www.orkneyjar.com /history/index.html   (231 words)

  
 Department of History - University of Glasgow
The three former Departments have retained their identities as 'Areas' with the Department of History and continue to play a strong role in relation to their subject remits especially at Levels One, Two and Three of the Undergraduate programme.
The Department of History is part of the Faculty of Arts, whose regulations apply to most of its students.
The Department is a member of the School of History and Archaeology which includes two other teaching departments, the Department of Economic and Social History and the Department of Archaeology.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /History   (136 words)

  
 FAQ-Career in Archaeology in the U.S.
History From the Seas: Shipwrecks and Archaeology From Homer's Odyssey to the Titanic.
The Archaeology of North America by Kevin Callahan at the University of Minnesota (http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Oracle/2596/index.html).
Archaeology on the Net includes links to archaeology web sites and information on new books of interest to archaeologists (http://www.serve.com/archaeology/).
www.museum.state.il.us /ismdepts/anthro/dlcfaq.html   (3592 words)

  
 Department of Art History and Archaeology
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in Saint Louis has a rich past and a vibrant present.
One of the oldest Art History programs west of the Mississippi, the Department was an important force in establishing recognition for Art History outside of the eastern United States.
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University is an exellent choice for those seeking a program that is intimate yet broad-ranging, and historically significant with an eye on the future.
www.artsci.wustl.edu /~artarch/index.html   (378 words)

  
 Korean History:: A Bibliography :::::: [ARCHAEOLOGY]
Barnes, Gina L. "The Archaeology of the Capital Cities of the Three Kingdoms of Ancient Korea." In James Huntley Grayson, ed.
Barnes, Gina L. The Rise of Civilization in East Asia: The Archaeology of China, Korea and Japan.
"Reconstruction of a Culture: Reflections on Archaeology." In Haesong Yi Son-gun paksa kohui kinyom nonmunjip kanhaeng wiwonhoe, ed.
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/archaeology.htm   (5821 words)

  
 Arthurian Archaeology
In the book, The peoples of the British Isles: a new history (Lehmberg, 1992) the author theorizes that some of these invaders from the east were invited into the country by the British leader, Vortigern, to aid in the defense of invading Picts from the North, in the absence of Roman aid.
In Geoffrey's history, the ruler Constantine holds the throne until he is murdered, in the early fourth century, by Vortigern.
The same is true for early 'histories' of King Arthur; they may be based on fact but there was such a time lapse between the actual events and recorded history, that these sources are questionable at best.
www.jammed.com /~mlb/arthur.html   (3395 words)

  
 Art History and Archaeology
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in Saint Louis has a rich past and a vibrant present.
One of the oldest Art History programs west of the Mississippi, the Department was an important force in establishing recognition for Art History outside of the eastern United States.
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University is an exellent choice for those seeking a program that is intimate yet broad-ranging, and historically significant with an eye on the future.
news-info.wustl.edu /group/page/normal/14.html   (782 words)

  
 Archaeology & History Web Ring
The chief areas explored by the ArchAd group are primarily history, archaeology and numismatics of ancient cultures, in addition to stories and photos related to historical destination travels.
Archaeology ebooks and other archaeological links of interest to all who are passionate about archaeology from Rob Hopcott.
While Plymouth Colony maintains a rich and valuable Native American and Colonial history, the archaeology of the former Plymouth Colony has never been utilized to the degree that we feel it can be.
n.webring.com /hub?ring=archaeologyhisto   (1984 words)

  
 Citation in Archaeology | Programs | Art History and Archaeology | University of Maryland
The field of archaeology - the study of the human past through its material remains - is well-represented in the Department of Art History and Archaeology.
Interested students may create a citation in archaeology under the supervision of a faculty member involved in this area of study while fulfilling the requirements for the major in Art History and Archaeology.
She is editor of Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru (2001) and a number of articles on Andean textiles, sculpture, and shellwork.
www.arthistory-archaeology.umd.edu /programs/citation.html   (461 words)

  
 Bibliographies for Anthropological Research -- Tennessee Archaeology Net
Ontario Archaeology Abstracts of the Journal of the Ontario Archaeological Society (1954-1999).
History of Archaeology Bibliography by K. Kris Hirst.
A Bibliography of Northern Saskatchewan Archaeology and Prehistory.
www.mtsu.edu /~kesmith/TNARCHNET/Pubs/Res_Bib.html   (1132 words)

  
 Isle of Wight History Centre
Archaeology plays an integral part in the planning process and this will be accommodated by one staff member now being located at Seaclose, responsible to the the Planning Dept. The remaining staff will continue under Ruth Waller at Clatterford House.
A comprehensive local history library and a large collection of artefacts available for research.
The history of dinosaur discoveries in general and on the Island in particular.
freespace.virgin.net /roger.hewitt/iwias/home.htm   (2345 words)

  
 Kegan Paul: Publishing the World
This study, the companion to Volume 1, continues the history of the Jewish people to the time when Christianity became independent of Judaism.
The feudal or chivalric period was one of the most important, interesting and contradictory periods in history.
The line between pain and pleasure is as thin as the tail of a whip, and this classic work is the definitive history of flagellation through the ages....
www.keganpaul.com /default.php?cPath=22   (533 words)

  
 Re: History and Archaeology
Why, I thought to myself, he means that history has not left us census tracts, because I am confident that using interdisciplinary methods a really good estimate of the population of any area might be made.
When historians in today's world criticize archaeology, the are perforce also criticizing the microbiologists, the geologists, the linguists, etc, nearly ad infinitum, who may participate in the analyzation of any given site's excavation.
and while archaeology may be considered more of an interpretational science than history (where many things are indeed written in stone), a softer science, one can hardly consider the dna analysis of faunal remains the same way.
www.archaeology.org /online/features/history/board/messages/10.html   (359 words)

  
 The Harvard Conference on Koguryŏ History and Archaeology
This international academic forum is sponsored by the Harvard University Korea Institute, and is funded by the Asia Center, the Fairbank Center, the Harvard-Yenching Institute, the Korea Foundation, the Korea Society, and the Reischauer Institute.
This is a notable deficiency, not only for scholars of Korean history, but also for those who study and teach the history of East Asia as a whole.
We have therefore invited Koguryŏ specialists trained in the fields of history and archaeology to present the material that is central to their own research.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~korea/koguryo/index.html   (485 words)

  
 Mirabilis.ca » history & archaeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Posted in environment, history and archaeology on Mar 7th, 2007 1 Comment »
Britain and Ireland are so thoroughly divided in their histories that there is no single word to refer to the inhabitants of both islands.
Ick factor aside, ancient tartar-encrusted teeth may be a biological gold mine for scientists, thanks to a new technique for extracting food particles from teeth that once belonged to prehistoric humans.
www.mirabilis.ca /category/history-archaeology   (1745 words)

  
 Department of Energy Hanford Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At Hanford, we tend to think of the Site's history in terms of three overlapping cultural landscapes.
Today the remains of the facilities and legacy wastes document an important part of the nuclear age story.
There are not many places with as rich a history as Hanford's.
www.hanford.gov /doe/history/?history=archaeology   (303 words)

  
 Legends - King Arthur - History and Archaeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Vortigern Studies: British History 400-600, based in the Netherlands, is "dedicated to the study of the period between the Roman occupation of Britain and the Early Middle Ages," focusing on the historical Vortigern rather than the "legendary" Arthur.
A Short History of Arthurian Archaeology by Michelle L. Biehl.
Antiquity is a quarterly specialist journal of archaeological research, which maintains the full content of its six most recent issues on the web.
legends.duelingmodems.com /kingarthur/history.html   (449 words)

  
 Teacherhostels, History programs, Archaeology programs - Ihare.org
The Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education is pleased to announce that it has successfully applied for the trademark of Teacherhostels™.
A teacherhostel is a program in history and/or archaeology for people who love to learn.
I plan to expand the research component of our summer and fall archaeology project for ninth grades at ICHS based on new resource information I got from this workshop.
www.ihare.org   (324 words)

  
 Archaeology Magazine
Our gateway to New York City archaeology has features and news, interviews, information about events, links, and more.
Bone chemistry and a multidisciplinary approach reveal evidence of unexpected lifestyle diversity in prehistoric South Africa.
The archaeology of early colonial settlement in Massachusetts, origins of Thanksgiving, and a seventeenth-century pumpkin recipe.
www.archaeology.org   (856 words)

  
 Indexers of History-Archaeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The American Society of Indexers History/Archaeology Special Interest Group is an alliance of highly skilled, expert indexers with academic and professional backgrounds in archaeology and history.
Our clients include academic authors, university and scholarly presses, small presses, trade publishers, textbook publishers, professional journals, historical and archaeological societies and associations, state and local history publishers, archaeological and historical projects, presses and organizations producing texts of historical or archaeological interest.
Note: The listings on this Web site were prepared by ASI History/Archaeology SIG members to aid publishers, authors, and other potential service users in the search for qualified, dependable indexers and to enable communication among members.
www.indextohistory-archaeology.org   (457 words)

  
 Office of History and Archaeology
The State of Alaska passed the Alaska Historic Preservation Act (Alaska Statute 41.35) in 1970 that led to creation of the Office of History and Archaeology.
The Office of History and Archaeology works to preserve sites and buildings that reflect Alaska's heritage.
A staff of archaeologists, historians, and architectural historians oversee programs to identify, document and restore sites and buildings, and to educate Alaskans and visitors about these non-renewable resources.
www.dnr.state.ak.us /parks/oha/index.htm   (129 words)

  
 Bible, History and Archaeology
Archaeology and the Bible and Associates for Biblical Research at ChristianAnswers.Net
Israel: Archaeology from the Air and Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views
The Geography of Qur'anic Accounts shows that there is very little confirmation for the Qur'an in the area of geography and archaeology.
answering-islam.org /Bible/archaeology.html   (224 words)

  
 Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology at U.C. Berkeley
The Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley offers a program for graduate students with interdisciplinary interests in the ancient worlds of the Near East, Greece, Rome, and Late Antiquity.
The program leads to M.A. and Ph.D degrees in areas that combine work in history, art, archaeology, religion, epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, and related disciplines of ancient studies.
Please feel free to contact us with questions or to schedule a discussion with a current or former student.
ls.berkeley.edu /dept/ahma   (205 words)

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