On The Road Of The Winds

Author: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520968891
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Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island
Archaeologist. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. Kirch, P.V., ed. 1986. Island
Societies: Archaeological Approaches to Evolution and Transformation.
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How Chiefs Became Kings

Author: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520947843
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Substantive and provocative, this book makes a major contribution to the literature of precontact Hawai`i and illuminates Hawai`i’s importance in the global theory and literature about divine kingship, archaic states, and sociopolitical ...

The Ancient Hawaiian State

Author: Robert J. Hommon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199916128
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Drawing on archaeological and ethnohistorical sources, this book redefines the study of primary states by arguing for the inclusion of Polynesia, which witnessed the development of primary states in both Hawaii and Tonga.

Beneath The Sands Of Egypt

Author: Donald P. Ryan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061732834
Size: 37.64 MB
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Infused with the irrepressible curiosity and the incomparable wonder of discovery that have fueled Ryan’s lifelong journey, Beneath the Sands of Egypt is the extraordinary story of a man who has always embraced adventure whenever—and ...

The Place Of Stone

Author: Douglas Hunter
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ISBN: 9781469634401
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In this fascinating story rich in personalities and memorable characters, Douglas Hunter uses Dighton Rock to reveal the long, complex history of colonization, American archaeology, and the conceptualization of Indigenous people.

A World History Of Nineteenth Century Archaeology

Author: Margarita Díaz-Andreu García
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199217173
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Margarita Diaz-Andreu offers an innovative history of archaeology during the nineteenth century, encompassing all its fields from the origins of humanity to the medieval period, and all areas of the world.

The Search Of The Cradle Of Civilization

Author: Georg Feuerstein
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
ISBN: 9788120820371
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The book shows that the ancient Indians were no primitives but possessed a high spiritual culture, which not only influenced the evolution of the Western world in decisive ways but which still has much to teach us today.

Islands As Crossroads

Author: Tim Curtis
Publisher: UNESCO
ISBN: 9231041819
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This book brings together information on various disciplines from the three main island regions of the world - the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean - to explore the ways in which the peoples of small islands have lived, and ...

Curve Of The Hook

Author: Frank Stewart
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780824866235
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In 1996, the book received the Yoshikawa Eiji Cultural Award, and in 1999, it was selected as one of the best 100 biographies of a Japanese in the twentieth century."--Publisher's Web site.