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Transformations

Steven Wernke.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Incas

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 8373 words.

Spanish rule in the Andes claimed legitimacy based on the missionary project to convert indigenous peoples to Christianity. This chapter details the early years of Catholic evangelization,...

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Phoenicians in Portugal

Ana Margarida Arruda.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 6262 words.

The data retrieved in the past two decades in the Portuguese territory have confirmed the early arrival of Phoenician communities on the western coasts of the Iberian Peninsula. Groups of...

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Bronze Age Mongolia

Jean-Luc Houle.

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 8371 words.

This article discusses the Bronze Age in Mongolia, a period when pastoralism, mobility, and interaction between regional communities increased dramatically. It also corresponds to the...

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Southeastern and Eastern Anatolia in the Middle Bronze Age

Nicola Laneri and Mark Schwartz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

September 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 9792 words.

This article presents data on the Middle Bronze Age (MBA) of southeastern and eastern Anatolia, which were more resilient than northern Mesopotamia and never endured the collapse suffered...

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Anatolia and the Transcaucasus Themes and Variations ca. 6400–1500 B.C.E.

Antonio Sagona.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

September 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 8593 words.

This article examines Anatolian–Transcaucasian interactions spanning the Chalcolithic through the Bronze Age. The five millennia surveyed here have highlighted some broad patterns of...

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A 1980 Attempt at Reviving Ancient Irrigation Practices in the Pacific

Matthew Spriggs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology

January 2019; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 6509 words.

The author was project leader on an attempt to revive ancient irrigation practices on Aneityum Island (Vanuatu, S. Pacific) in 1980, based on his archaeological and ethnoarchaeological...

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Ndee (Apache) Archaeology

John R. Welch, Sarah A. Herr and Nicholas C. Laluk.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 6829 words.

Despite abundant historical interest in Apache subjugation and early reservation periods, Apache persists as a lacuna in Southwest archaeology. Vexing conceptual and practical challenges to...

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The Zuni/Cibola Region

Matthew A. Peeples, Gregson Schachner and Keith W. Kintigh.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 6219 words.

The Zuni/Cibola region of eastern Arizona and western New Mexico was the setting for some of the earliest formal archaeological investigations in the U.S. Southwest. From the outset,...

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People

Ann L. W. Stodder.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 5742 words.

This chapter describes the scope of bioarchaeology in the American Southwest, the strengths and limitations of the research, and challenges presented by the cultural resource management...

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Traditional Cultural Properties

T.J. Ferguson and Leigh Kuwanwisiwma.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 6184 words.

Traditional cultural properties are significant because of the role they play in the retention and transmission of historically rooted beliefs, customs, and practices of a living...

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History, Memory, and Querencia

Sylvia Rodriguez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 5586 words.

Archaeologists, historians, and geographers link Hispano or vecino ethnogenesis in the late eighteenth century to the occupation of a land base, while at the heart of modern Nuevomexicano...

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Vecino Archaeology and the Politics of Play in New Mexico, USA

B. Sunday Eiselt.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 5809 words.

In the discussion that follows, I explore the effects of modernity on Hispano (Vecino) children on the Ranchos de Taos Plaza in northern New Mexico (United States of America) from the late...

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Diets of Hunter-gatherers in the Arctic and Subarctic

John P. Ziker.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Diet

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 8040 words.

The diets of Arctic and subarctic hunter-gatherers are the source of perennial theoretically relevant questions and debates, for example on cooking and raw food, the relative importance of...

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Royal Estates and Imperial Centers in the Cuzco Region

Kylie Quave.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Incas

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 7291 words.

This multiscalar view of royal estates and imperial centers in the Cuzco region looks to survey data, ethnohistory, and site-based archaeology to illuminate the growth of the Inca Empire...

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Ibiza

Benjamí Costa.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 7188 words.

The formation of a Semitic society based on the island of Ibiza was the result of the superimposition, during the Archaic period, of two distinct elements: eastern Phoenicians and Punics....

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The Iron Age in Eastern Anatolia

Lori Khatchadourian.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

September 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 15970 words.

This article presents data on the Iron Age of eastern Anatolia. The roughly 900 years embraced by the Iron Age marked a period of radical political transformations shaped first and foremost...

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Punic Heritage in Tunisia

Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels and Peter van Dommelen.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 5907 words.

Phoenician and Punic studies have an enduring impact today, as the Phoenician and Punic past has become interwoven with contemporary society in Tunisia and elsewhere. In this chapter the...

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Classical-Hellenistic Carthage Before the Punic Wars (479–265 bce)

Dexter Hoyos.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region. 6492 words.

Carthage in 479–265 bce reached a size and prosperity equaling any leading Greek city-state. Despite its defeat in Sicily in 480 bce, its economic reach across the Mediterranean grew, and...

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Mesoamerica

Elizabeth M. Brumfiel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Archaeology by Region. 14438 words.

This article examines the history of Mesoamerica based on archaeological evidence. The archaeology of the colonial period reveals a mosaic of adaptations and adjustments, in both native and...

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The Aztecs and the Catholic Church

Louise M. Burkhart.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Archaeology. 4948 words.

Under Spanish rule, Nahuas underwent evangelization by friars of the Mendicant orders. Most people accepted baptism and learned at least basic Roman Catholic doctrine. To stay in power,...

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