Development of Complex Societies in Southeastern Shandong, China Settlement Patterns from the Neolithic to the Han Period
ISBN: PB: 9780913516331, Yale University Press, January 2023
352 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 222 black&white illus.
A comprehensive account of a pioneering archaeological project in the province of Shandong that transformed understandings of regional settlement patterns. From 1995 to 2007, researchers from China and the United States conducted a systematic, full-...
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World of Songye Passions and Collections
ISBN: HB: 9780300267020, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2022
416 pp., 31.7x25 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
The ultimate and authoritative introduction to Songye culture, sculpture, masks, and iron forging. This lavishly illustrated book brings a new approach to the masterpieces of Songye, a Bantu ethnic group from the central Democratic Republic of the C...
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Language of Beauty in African Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300260045, Yale University Press, March 2022
368 pp., 32.3x22.9 cm, 315 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Displacing Western values in scholarship and museum interpretation over the past century through an exploration of traditional African artworks and aesthetic vocabularies. This ambitious publication centers indigenous perspectives on traditional art...
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Ancient DNA The Making of a Celebrity Science
ISBN: HB: 9780300240122, Yale University Press, February 2022
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Ancient DNA research – the recovery of genetic material from long-dead organisms – is a discipline that developed from science fiction into a reality between the 1980s and today. Drawing on scientific, historical, and archival material, as well as or...
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Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Engravers, 1714-1820
ISBN: HB: 9781913107215, Yale University Press, November 2021
1120 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This biographical dictionary of engravers working on copper encompasses both those who produced fine art prints, and also those who engraved book illustrations for medical, technical and literary works, all of which played a more important part than...
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Social Constellations and Settlement Practice The Archaeology of Non-Urban Complexity in Southeastern Burkina Faso
ISBN: PB: 9780913516324, Yale University Press, June 2021
320 pp., 24.8x17.1 cm, 82 black&white illus.
This volume explores the relationships among political strategies, economic practices, and land use in a region inhabited by precolonial West African Gulmance kingdoms. It proposes that variability in farming practices and landscape use was driven by...
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Cuzco Incas, Spaniards, and the Making of a Colonial City
ISBN: HB: 9780300218114, Yale University Press, June 2020
200 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 94 illus.
Through objects, buildings, and colonial texts, this book tells the story of how Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire, was transformed into a Spanish colonial city. When Spaniards invaded and conquered Peru in the 16th century, they installed in Cuz...
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Perspectives on Early Andean Civilization in Peru Interaction, Authority, and Socioeconomic Organization during the First and Second Millennia B.C.
ISBN: PB: 9780913516300, Yale University Press, February 2020
192 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 121 black&white illus.
This Yale University Publications in Anthropology volume presents investigations of Peruvian archaeological sites, focusing on early developments in coastal, highland, and cloud forest environments. The contributors provide new perspectives on early...
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Sahel Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara
ISBN: HB: 9781588396877, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
288 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 300 colour illus.
This groundbreaking volume examines the extraordinary artistic and cultural traditions of the African region known as the Sahel ("shore" in Arabic), a vast area on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert that includes present-day Senegal, Mauritania,...
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Osteology of Deinonychus antirrhopus, an Unusual Theropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Montana 50th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781933789392, Yale University Press, November 2019
196 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 96 black&white illus.
John H. Ostrom's expeditions to the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming and Montana in the 1960s resulted in discoveries and research that would change long-held concepts in paleontology. This fiftieth-anniversary edition of his now well-known description of th...
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