Linguistics and Archaeology in the Americas

Linguistics and Archaeology in the Americas

Author: Eithne B. Carlin

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789047427087

Category: Religion

Page: 300

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This book offers a state of the art overview of current linguistic and archaeological research from the Caribbean and Meso America, through Amazonia and the Andes to Argentina, ranging from historical comparative through descriptive and socio-linguistics to new discoveries in archaeological research.
Cremation and the Archaeology of Death
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jessica Cerezo-Román, Anna Wessman, Howard Williams
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The fiery transformation of the dead is replete in our popular culture and Western modernity's death ways, and yet it is increasingly evident how little this disposal method is understood by archaeologists and students of cognate disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. In this regard, the archaeological study of
Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Jared Klein, Brian Joseph, Matthias Fritz
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book presents the most comprehensive coverage of the field of Indo-European Linguistics in a century, focusing on the entire Indo-European family and treating each major branch and most minor languages. The collaborative work of 120 scholars from 22 countries, Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics combines the exhaustive
Tracking the Neolithic House in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Daniela Hofmann, Jessica Smyth
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-09 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The Neolithic period is noted primarily for the change from hunter-gatherer societies to agriculture, domestication and sedentism. This change has been studied in the past by archaeologists observing the movements of plants, animals and people. But has not been examined by looking at the domestic architecture of the time. Along
The Neolithic of Europe
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Penny Bickle, Daniela Hofmann, Joshua Pollard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-31 - Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

The Neolithic of Europe comprises eighteen specially commissioned papers on prehistoric archaeology, written by leading international scholars. The coverage is broad, ranging geographically from southeast Europe to Britain and Ireland and chronologically from the Neolithic to the Iron Age, but with a decided focus on the former. Several papers discuss
Clay in the Age of Bronze
Language: en
Authors: Joanna Sofaer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Studies of creativity frequently focus on the modern era yet creativity has always been part of human history. This book explores how creativity was expressed through the medium of clay in the Bronze Age in the Carpathian Basin. Although metal is one of the defining characteristics of Bronze Age Europe,