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Ancient Dna Research on Wetland Archaeological Evidence

Angela Schlumbaum and Ceiridwen J. Edwards.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Prehistoric Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 6564 words.

This chapter begins by defining ancient DNA and providing a brief history of ancient DNA and its potential for archaeology, followed by discussions of the technological aspects of ancient...

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Ancient Harbors in the Mediterranean

John Peter Oleson and Robert L. Hohlfelder.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

December 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 11373 words.

This article describes the evolution of harbors in the ancient world that can be linked to changing social needs and technological developments. Hundreds of harbor sites of varying sizes...

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Ancient Harbors in the Mediterranean

John Peter Oleson and Robert L. Hohlfelder.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 11373 words.

This article describes the evolution of harbors in the ancient world that can be linked to changing social needs and technological developments. Hundreds of harbor sites of varying sizes...

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Archaeobotany

Stefanie Jacomet.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques; Environmental Archaeology. 8314 words.

Archaeobotanical research focuses on the study of past people–plant relationships. This includes a reconstruction of the diet, subsistence, agricultural strategies, social and cultural role...

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The Archaeological Role of Conservation in Maritime Archaeology

Donny L. Hamilton and C. Wayne Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

December 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 7457 words.

Maritime archaeology is the one field of archaeology that is completely tied to the conservation laboratory. This article gives information about the archaeological role of the conservation...

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The Archaeological Role of Conservation in Maritime Archaeology

Donny L. Hamilton and C. Wayne Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 7457 words.

Maritime archaeology is the one field of archaeology that is completely tied to the conservation laboratory. This article gives information about the archaeological role of the conservation...

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Archaeological Strategies for Terrestrial Wetland Landscapes

Richard Brunning.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 6151 words.

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of proactive and reactive archaeology. It then explains the need for a strategic approach for wetland archaeology; presents archaeological...

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Archaeology, Historical Sciences, and Environmental Conservation

Anneli Ekblom.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 8076 words.

Environmental conservation has long been orientated towards reconstructing or conserving ‘naturalness’. The historical sciences in combination with new ecological thinking have taught us...

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The Archaeology of Wetlands

Charles F. W. Higham.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology. 4037 words.

This chapter describes the author's personal encounters with wetland environments. Over 50 years ago, he met one of the great pioneers of European lake village studies, Emil Vogt, who...

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Australian Wetland Occupation Before and After the Europeans

Sally Brockwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Environmental Archaeology; Historical Archaeology. 8651 words.

This chapter discusses wetland occupations during the Pleistocene, early Holocene, mid- to late Holocene, and Contact Period. Several sites, associated with ancient lake systems and minor...

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