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Warfare and Women in a Set of Prehistoric Kin Based Societies: Lenapean (Algonquian) By Paul Proulx
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In populous kin-based societies, intense competition for scarce resources may lead to very high rates of male mortality, making men unreliable as links in a living social network. This favors the... More > step by step replacement of men by women as links through which vital relationships are traced, and marriages which maintain links to a person's uterine relatives (mother's or sister's family). In such circumstances, men attempt to assert control over women in the domestic sphere in order to manipulate affinal male kinship loyalties, but in other respects the status of women tends to remain high, evidently due to the importance of women as links in the social organization, their roles as substitutes for dead men, and their roles in matridominant subsistence agriculture. These developments are exemplified in one or more of three late prehistoric Algonquian societies of the Lenapean group located on the Eastern seabord: Medial, Coastal, and Subboreal.< Less
Portals to Other Realms: Cup-Marked Stones and Prehistoric Rock Carvings By Gary R. Varner
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An illustrated analysis of the mysterious cup-marked stones found around the world from Russia to California, Great Britain, Sardenia and Ethiopia. These ancient cup-marked stones have been created... More > since the dawn of time. They appear on every continent and have almost identical characteristics. With so many of them still in existence and so many people aware of them one would think that current day archaeologists would know what they are—what they meant to ancient man. The sad fact is current science doesn’t have anything more than theory, assumption and guess to go on. Were they used for healing? Did they signify the burial of great teachers, warriors and leaders? Were they used as star maps?< Less
A PERSISTENT PLACE: A LANDSCAPE APPROACH TO THE PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE GREENLEE TRACT IN SOUTHERN OHIO By Matthew Purtill
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Long-term archaeological investigations at the Greenlee Tract by Gray & Pape, Inc., revealed significant evidence for over 10,000 years of Native American utilization of southern Ohio’s... More > ancient landscape. Using a siteless landscape approach, this book presents a comprehensive summary of all past work. Various topics are discussed including landscape development, environmental patterns and cycles, settlement patterning and subsistence strategies, and social organization. Several unique archaeological findings are reported upon including the discovery of one of the largest Middle-Late Woodland (A.D. 300-600) villages in the region; the documentation of a rare open-aired, Early Woodland (700 – 100 B.C.) ceremonial structure; and some of the best evidence for Middle Archaic (6500-4000 B.C.) occupation found anywhere in the state. Rarely has such an array of topics been addressed in a single monograph project.< Less
A PERSISTENT PLACE: A LANDSCAPE APPROACH TO THE PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE GREENLEE TRACT IN SOUTHERN OHIO By Matthew Purtill
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Long-term archaeological investigations at the Greenlee Tract by Gray & Pape, Inc., revealed significant evidence for over 10,000 years of Native American utilization of southern Ohio’s... More > ancient landscape. Using a siteless landscape approach, this book presents a comprehensive summary of all past work. Various topics are discussed including landscape development, environmental patterns and cycles, settlement patterning and subsistence strategies, and social organization. Several unique archaeological findings are reported upon including the discovery of one of the largest Middle-Late Woodland (A.D. 300-600) villages in the region; the documentation of a rare open-aired, Early Woodland (700 – 100 B.C.) ceremonial structure; and some of the best evidence for Middle Archaic (6500-4000 B.C.) occupation found anywhere in the state. Rarely has such an array of topics been addressed in a single monograph project.< Less
Nordy Bank: Prehistoric hillfort, Clee St Margaret, Shropshire By Bernard O'Connor
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Nordy Bank hillfort is situated on an outlying hilltop west of the Brown Clee Hills. One of Shropshire's more than 30 hillforts, Bernard O'Connor provides the historical and archaeological background... More > to this unique site.< Less
Portals to Other Realms: Cup-Marked Stones and Prehistoric Rock Carvings By Gary R. Varner
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An analysis of the mysterious cup-marked stones found around the world from Russia to California, Great Britain, Sardenia and Ethiopia. These ancient cup-marked stones have been created since the... More > dawn of time. They appear on every continent and have universal characteristics in their appearance and in how they were used. With so many of them still in existence and so many people aware of them one would think that current day archaeologists would know what they are—what they meant to ancient man. The sad fact is current science doesn’t have anything more than theory, assumption and guess to go on. Were they used for healing? Did they signify the burial of great teachers, warriors and leaders? Were they used as star maps?< Less
Tanzanian Rock Art: The Prehistoric Rock Art of Singida and the Lake Eyasi Basin, North Central Tanzania By Duggan Foundation
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This is a study of Rock Art in Tanzania. When we study rock art, we are dealing with the intellectual concepts, emotional expressions in differing states of consciousness and aesthetic tastes of... More > early people; in other words, with the spiritual rather than the material aspects of a culture< Less
Alberta History: THE OLD NORTH TRAIL (Cree Trail) - 15,000 Years of Indian History: Prehistoric to 1750 By Joachim Fromhold
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In the 1890's stories were circulating that at one time there had existed a 'North Trail', used by the aboriginal population and extending from the Arctic to Mexico. Historians generally... More > discounted this as a myth. As late as the 1970's the OLD NORTH TRAIL was said to be a myth. In 1971 the Author published research that indicated that such a trail did in fact exist and had a documentable history. This publication takes that documented history back to the prehistoric period and on to the early historic period of Alberta and Montana. The book describes the trail and the location of the trail, suplemented with photos, and documents the events and use of the trail and portions of the trail as known to 1750 with numerous photographs. 203 pages. A following publication will cover the more recent history of the trail. known to< Less
Volume 5590, Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Coa Valley --- Premiership of Fidel Castro By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5590, Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Coa Valley---Premiership of Fidel Castro Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
HISTORICAL MAPS OF AZERBAIJAN: full colour maps from prehistoric, ancient and modern times By Ismail bey Zardabli
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Based on various sources "HISTORICAL MAPS OF AZERBAIJAN" provides information about an illustrious past and a bright and rich history of this land for everyone interested in the history of... More > Azerbaijan.< Less

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