Images of the Past

This well illustrated, full-color, site-by-site survey of prehistory captures the popular interest, excitement, and visual splendor of archaeology as it provides insight into the research, interpretations, and theoretical themes in the field. The new edition maintains the authors' innovative solutions to two central problems of the course: first, the text continues to focus on about 80 sites, giving students less encyclopedic detail but essential coverage of the discoveries that have produced the major insights into prehistory; second, it continues to be organized into essays on sites and concepts, allowing professors complete flexibility in organizing their courses..

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  • Author : Theron Douglas Price
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Pages : 534 pages
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  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Images of the Past

Images of the Past
  • Author : Theron Douglas Price,Gary M. Feinman
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 01 July 1997
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This well illustrated, full-color, site-by-site survey of prehistory captures the popular interest, excitement, and visual splendor of archaeology as it provides insight into the research, interpretations, and theoretical themes in the field. The new edition maintains the authors' innovative solutions to two central problems of the course: first, the text continues to focus on about 80 sites, giving students less encyclopedic detail but essential coverage of the discoveries that have produced the major insights into prehistory; second, it continues to be

Images of the Past

Images of the Past
  • Author : Theron Douglas Price,Gary M. Feinman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 May 2019
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"Images of the Past is an introduction to prehistoric archaeology that aims to capture the excitement and visual splendor of archaeology while providing insight into current research methods, interpretations, and theories in the field. Price and Feinman offer a site-by-site survey of prehistory -- covering 80 sites from a variety of times and places around the world and including recent discoveries. This text emphasizes discoveries that produced major insights into prehistory, with the selected sites acting signposts to the past to

Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures
  • Author : Ransom Riggs
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 16 October 2012
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With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret, Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs—with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life—from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Each image in Talking Pictures reveals a singular, frozen moment in a person’s life, be it joyful, quiet, or steeped in sorrow. Yet the

Images of the Recent Past

Images of the Recent Past
  • Author : Charles E. Orser, Jr.
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release : 15 August 1996
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Historical archaeology has been without a definitive, up-to-date collection that reflects the breadth of the field_until now. Orser's book brings together classic and contemporary articles that demonstrate the development of the field over the last twenty years, both in North America and throughout the world. Orser's selections represent a wide variety of locales and perspectives and include works by many of the leading figures in the field. Engaging articles make it accessible to any interested reader, and superb for

Maps and History

Maps and History
  • Author : Jeremy Black
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2000
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Explores the role, development, and nature of the atlas and discusses its impact on the presentation of the past.

Images of the Recent Past

Images of the Recent Past
  • Author : Charles E. Orser
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release : 01 July 1996
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A collection of classic and contemporary articles demonstrating the development of historical archaeology over the past 20 years, both in North America and throughout the world. Contains sections on recent perspectives, people and places, historic artifacts, interdisciplinary studies, landscape studies, and international historical archaeology. For use in historical archaeology classes. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Images of “Hua Mulan” in Films of the Past Century:Changes of Chinese Social Focus Shown on the Silver Screen

Images of “Hua Mulan” in Films of the Past Century:Changes of Chinese Social Focus Shown on the Silver Screen
  • Author : Tian Yuan
  • Publisher : 社会科学文献出版社
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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本書採用比較歷史分析與文本分析的手法,化繁為簡,分析社會歷史背景與電影文本改編之間的關聯。書中以五部改編自北朝民歌《木蘭詩》的《花木蘭》電影入手,著眼其各自的社會歷史背景與其由形到神的電影改編之間的互動,以此為契機揭示過往百年來不同時期社會焦點的變遷,點明歷史故事片反映並推動時代、推動傳統的不斷創新發展,揭示不同時期的改編所反映的各異時代特徵,再前勾後聯,電影與文化間的種種亦躍然紙上。

Wembley

Wembley
  • Author : Nigel Blundell
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release : 28 February 2018
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It was the field of dreams, the birthplace of legends, the hallowed home of our sporting gods. Historic Wembley Stadium, with its iconic Twin Towers, was truly the most revered of venues. Until the Millennium, when the world-renowned colossus was demolished to make way for its futuristic replacement, the famous old Stadium witnessed some of the most heroic events of the Twentieth Century. But its history, although always exciting, was also often uncertain– and not a little bizarre. So, despite

Minnesota's Angling Past

Minnesota's Angling Past
  • Author : Thomas A. Uehling
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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The importance of fishing in Minnesota goes back thousands of years: first as a means of critical subsistence and then, in the last 200 years, as a major economic influence. In the 1800s, anglers seeking pristine lakes with ample fish traveled to Minnesota on the railroads. The widespread use of automobiles and an improving road system rapidly increased the states accessibility in the 1900s, and resorts sprouted everywhere. During the early tourist boom, the state was also home to countless boat

The Face of Our Past

The Face of Our Past
  • Author : Kathleen Thompson,Hilary Austin
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 01 July 1999
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Examines the history of African American women through photographs, with sections focusing on family life, work, and class

Sheffield in the 1980s

Sheffield in the 1980s
  • Author : Mark Metcalf,Justine Jenkinson
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release : 19 February 2020
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A visual portrait of a British city and its people fighting to survive an era of industrial decline, captured by a steelworker-turned-photographer. The social, industrial, and economic changes imposed on the Sheffield area during the 1980s are captured with remarkable clarity in this volume featuring the work of steelworker-turned-photographer Martin Jenkinson. Like many northern England and Scottish cities during that decade, Sheffield went through troubled times, even as parts of southeast England, especially the City of London, boomed. The gap

Depicting the Late Ottoman Empire in Turkish Autobiographies

Depicting the Late Ottoman Empire in Turkish Autobiographies
  • Author : Philipp Wirtz
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 16 March 2017
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The period between the 1880s and the 1920s was a time of momentous changes in the Ottoman Empire. It was also an age of literary experiments, of which autobiography forms a part. This book analyses Turkish autobiographical narratives describing the part of their authors’ lives that was spent while the Ottoman Empire still existed. The texts studied in this book were written in the cultural context of the Turkish Republic, which went to great lengths to disassociate itself from the

Montclair

Montclair
  • Author : Philip Edward Jaeger
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 26 May 2004
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Montclair, New Jersey, like most American towns, has grown dramatically over the course of the last one hundred years. Much of the early 1900s landscape has been disguised, and the town has come to reflect the popular styles and fashions of changing eras. Streets have been paved, the facades of commercial buildings have been updated, and homes have been altered to reflect contemporary tastes and accommodate modern conveniences. This volume of approximately two hundred postcards from the author's collection, most

The Paper Time Machine

The Paper Time Machine
  • Author : Wolfgang Wild
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release : 19 October 2017
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The Paper Time Machine is a book that will change the way you think about the past.It contains 130 historical black-and-white photographs, reconstructed in colour and introduced by Wolfgang Wild – creator and curator of the Retronaut website. The site has become a global phenomenon, collecting images that collapse the distance between the past and present and tear a hole in our map of time. The Paper Time Machine goes even further. Early photographic technology lacked a crucial ingredient – colour. As