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The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical ...

David Wengrow - Social Science - 2013 - 184 pages
It has often been claimed that "monsters"--supernatural creatures with bodies composed from multiple species--play a significant part in the thought and imagery of all people ...
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Cultures of Commodity Branding

Andrew Bevan, David Wengrow - Business & Economics - 2010 - 267 pages
The concept of commodity branding did not emerge with contemporary global capitalism. In fact, the authors of this volume show that this concept stretches back to the ...
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ANCIENT EGYPT BEFORE WRITING: From Markings to Hieroglyphs

Alicia Meza - Social Science - 2012 - 101 pages
An investigation is made here of a marking and counting system used in Ancient Egypt similar to the one existing in Mesopotamia, during the fourth millennium BCE. Th e ...
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Prehistory: The Making of the Human Mind

Colin Renfrew - History - 2008 - 240 pages
In Prehistory, the award-winning archaeologist and renowned scholar Colin Renfrew covers human existence before the advent of written records–which is to say, the overwhelming ...
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Lost Worlds

Leonard Cottrell - History - 2015 - 520 pages
Between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, in a few favored areas of the world, humankind mastered the formulas that released it from the Stone Age. For the first time in history ...
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Foundations of Social Archaeology: Selected Writings of V. Gordon Childe

Vere Gordon Childe, Thomas Carl Patterson, Charles E. Orser - Social Science - 2004 - 211 pages
For the first time, a diverse collection of Childe's writings have been brought together in one volume. These fourteen essays, from his earliest seminal work in 1935 to his ...
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New Light on the Most Ancient East

V. Gordon Childe - Social Science - 2014 - 314 pages
This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ...
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The Evolution of Urban Society: Early Mesopotamia and Prehispanic Mexico

Robert McCormick Adams - History - 191 pages
The Evolution of Urban Society is concerned with the presentation and analysis of regularities in the two best-documented examples of early, independent urban society ...
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