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academia.edu: Top papers from your news feed from the last week



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Top papers from your news feed from the last week
Hasan

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Yuri
Industrial variability within the Middle Paleolithic Micoquian complex of the Crimea is reflected in the varied occurrence and frequencies of stone tools. Aside from bifacial shaping / thinning flakes and blades within the debitage (items ≥ 3 cm), there are 5 chip types and their subdivisions (mostly items > 1.5–2.9 cm) reflecting differing primary and secondary reduction strategies for Crimean Micoquian Tradition (CMT)assemblages. Detailed study of such chips provides valuable insights into tool production, reshaping and rejuvenation. There is increasing intensity of secondary...

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irena

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Michael
In the last few decades, archaeologists have increasingly studied the material expression of religion. At the same time, archaeologists have recognized that some objects are animate in ways similar to people. Building on previous research that combines studies of religion, object agency, and behavioral perspectives, we present an approach that focuses on the variety of rituals, especially rites of passage, in which objects participate over the course of their life histories. Occurring in societies at all levels of organizational complexity, rites of passage offer archaeologists an...

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Penny

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Ian

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Patrick
http://shcyhome.org/2015/03/chc-episode-9-the-challenges-of-childhood-history/ Episode 9 of CHC offers audio and video recordings of the keynote lectures delivered January 16, 2015 at “Challenges of the History of Childhood” hosted by Queen Mary University of London. CHC is a series of interviews, essays, and happenings in historical studies of childhood presented for the Society for the History of Children and Youth.

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Andrew
This article expands a 2008 article prepared by William Caraher for Archaeology Online which celebrated the first generation of scholarly blogging in archaeology and classics. Caraher remains tremendously optimistic that the widespread accessibility of blogging platforms, the growth of social media, and new expectation for academic publication has created new communities of scholarly practice poised to revolutionize archaeological communication. Andrew Reinhard offers a more cautionary perspective on the relationship between blogging and publishing by introducing a global perspective on...

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