Peabody Museum Monographs

Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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4.Cover: The Neville Site: 8,000 Years at Amoskeag, Manchester, New Hampshire

The Neville Site: 8,000 Years at Amoskeag, Manchester, New Hampshire

Dincauze, Dena Ferran

Analysis of the Neville Site demonstrated early connections between the New England area and the Southeast. Current excavations in Manchester have reinvigorated interest in the archaeology of New Hampshire and created a demand for this facsimile edition of the original 1976 publication.

8.Cover: Nyae Nyae !Kung Beliefs and Rites

Nyae Nyae !Kung Beliefs and Rites

Marshall, Lorna J.

9.Cover: The Breakout: The Origins of Civilization

The Breakout: The Origins of Civilization

Lamberg-Karlovsky, Martha

In the mid-1980s, Kwang-chih Chang proposed that China’s first civilization did not evolve according to the conventional Mesopotamian model and argued instead for a new paradigm for understanding the origins of civilization. In this collection, Maya and Near Eastern studies specialists engage in a stimulating debate of Chang’s thesis.

10.Cover: Remembering Awatovi: The Story of an Archaeological Expedition in Northern Arizona, 1935–1939

Remembering Awatovi: The Story of an Archaeological Expedition in Northern Arizona, 1935–1939

Davis, Hester A.

This is the engaging story of a major archaeological expedition on the Hopi Reservation in northern Arizona. Centered on the large Pueblo village of Awatovi, with its Spanish mission church and beautiful kiva murals, the excavations are renowned not only for the data they uncovered but also for the interdisciplinary nature of the investigation.

11.Cover: Anthropology at Harvard: A Biographical History, 1790–1940

Anthropology at Harvard: A Biographical History, 1790–1940

Browman, David L.
Williams, Stephen

The history of anthropology at Harvard is told through vignettes about the people, famous and obscure, who shaped the discipline at Harvard College and the Peabody Museum. The role of amateurs and private funders in the early growth of the field is highlighted, as is the participation of women and of students and scholars of diverse ethnicities.

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