BOOKS RECEIVED: Daniel Morat, “Sounds of Modern History: Auditory Cultures in 19th- and 20th-Century Europe” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jay Sokolovsky, “Indigenous Mexico Engages the 21st Century: A Multimedia-enabled Text” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
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BOOKS RECEIVED: R. E. Taylor and  Ofer Bar-Yosef, “Radiocarbon Dating: An Archaeological Perspective,” 2nd ed. (Left Coast Press, 2014)”
This volume is a major revision and expansion of Taylor’s seminal book Radiocarbon Dating: An Archaeological Perspective. It covers the major advances and accomplishments of the 14C method in archaeology and analyzes factors that affect the accuracy and precision of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Lawrence Conyers, “Interpreting Ground-penetrating Radar for Archaeology,” reprint ed., (Left Coast Press, 2014)
Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has become one of the standard tools in the archaeologist’s array of methods, but users still struggle to understand what the images tell us. In this book, illustrated with over 200 full-color photographs, Lawrence Conyers shows how… Read More
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