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Archaeological investigation of long-term culture change in the Lower Falemme (Upper Senegal region), A.D. 500-1900
This thesis is based on six-months of archaeological field research in the upper Senegal/Lower Falemme region aimed at reconstructing patterns of social and economic change during the past 1500 years. The target area was ...
Archaeological investigations of settlement and emerging complexity in the Middle Senegal Valley
This thesis reports on three months of excavation and a month of site survey undertaken in 1999--2000 in the central sector of the Middle Senegal Valley that was associated with the historical polity of Takrur. The focus ...
COGNITIVE STRUCTURES, STATUS AND CULTURAL AFFILIATION: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ASHTON VILLA (TEXAS)
This report is based on archaeological and historical research undertaken at an extant nineteenth-century residence, Ashton Villa, Galveston, Texas. The site (41GV65) is now owned by the City of Galveston and administered ...
The Pecos Project: Semiotic models for the study of rock art
The Rice University Pecos Project gathered data from rock art sites located in West Texas along the Rio Grande, Devil's and Pecos rivers. The models used to analyze this information were adapted from semiotic models used ...
Archaeological investigations of Iron Age sites in the Mema region, Mali (West Africa)
Archaeological research undertaken in 1989/90 has demonstrated that a millenium ago, the Malian region of Mema (a now dry alluvial basin located northwest of the current Inland Niger Delta and south of the Lakes Region), ...
Emergent Guatemalan-Maya discourses and institutions of "moderinzation": The impact of education upon the representation of the Maya in a globalized world
The purpose of this study was to collect dispersed components of the emergent Maya "modernizing" discourses which focused on the incorporation of their culture into the society of Guatemala and full participation in national ...