BOOKS RECEIVED: Lovata and Olton, eds., “Understanding Graffiti: “Multidisciplinary Studies from Prehistory to the Present” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
This collection of original articles brings together for the first time the research on graffiti from a wide range of geographical and chronological contexts and shows how they are interpreted in various fields. Examples range as widely as medieval European… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Ucko and Champion, eds., The Wisdom of Egypt: Changing Visions Through the Ages” (Left Coast Press, 2003)”
The Wisdom of Egypt examines the sources of evidence about Ancient Egypt available to scholars, and the changing visions of Egypt and of Egypt’s role in human history that they produced. Its scope extends from the Classical world, through Europe… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Blundell, Chippindale, and Smith, eds., “Seeing and Knowing: Understanding Rock Art with and without Ethnography” (Left Coast Press, 2011)
The purpose of Seeing and Knowing is to demonstrate the depth and wide geographical impact of David Lewis-Williams’ contribution to rock art research by emphasizing theory and methodology drawn from ethnography. Contributors explore what it means to understand and learn… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Brown and Clarke, eds., “Object Stories: Artifacts and Archaeologists” (Left Coast Press, 2014)
Archaeologists are synonymous with artifacts. With artifacts we construct stories concerning past lives and livelihoods, yet we rarely write of deeply personal encounters or of the way the lives of objects and our lives become enmeshed. In this volume, 23… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Keili Ann Costa, “Coach Fellas: Heritage and Tourism in Ireland” (Left Coast Press, 2008)
The Coach Fellas are known to almost all tourists who traverse the Irish countryside. Ostensibly bus drivers, they are also the tour guides who provide the crucial component in the branding of “people, place, and pace” upon which Irish heritage… Read More
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