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World Heritage Craze in China
July 2022

World Heritage Craze in China

Universal Discourse, National Culture, and Local Memory

Yan, H.
At Home on the Waves
July 2022

At Home on the Waves

Human Habitation of the Sea from the Mesolithic to Today

King, T. J. & Robinson, G. (eds)
Field Manual for the Archaeology of Ritual, Religion, and Magic
July 2022

Field Manual for the Archaeology of Ritual, Religion, and Magic

Augé , C. R.
Defining and Measuring Diversity in Archaeology
August 2022

Defining and Measuring Diversity in Archaeology

Another Step Toward an Evolutionary Synthesis of Culture

Eren, M. I. & Buchanan, B. (eds)
Unusual Death and Memorialization
August 2022

Unusual Death and Memorialization

Burial, Space, and Memory in the Post-Medieval North

Kallio-Seppa, T., Lipkin, S., Väre, T., Moilanen, U. & Tranberg, A. (eds)
Museum, Place, Architecture and Narrative
September 2022

Museum, Place, Architecture and Narrative

Nordic Maritime Museums’ Portrayals of Shipping, Seafarers and Maritime Communities

Bünz, A.
Critical Public Archaeology
September 2022

Critical Public Archaeology

Confronting Social Challenges in the 21st Century

Westmont, V. C. (ed)

Archaeology-Related Journals

Museum Worlds

Museum Worlds

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2049-6729
ISSN Online: 2049-6737


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Excerpt: EXTINCT MONSTERS TO DEEP TIME

Following up on Smithsonian Day last week, an event hosted by ‘Smithsonian’ magazine where participating museums and various cultural centers across the US provide free entry, Berghahn is excited to feature an excerpt from Extinct Monsters to Deep Time: Conflict, Compromise, and the Making of Smithsonian’s Fossil Halls by Diana E. Marsh. Describing participant observation […]

An interview with David Zeitlyn, author of An Anthropological Toolkit

Can you give some background to yourself, and how you became an anthropologist in the first place? Well, I was born in 1958 in Cambridge and brought up there. I went to the Perse School (which incidentally is the origin of the name Free School Lane, where the Cambridge Anthropology Department is based). As an […]

Disasters, Risks, Responses, and Recovery

“As disasters are increasing in number and intensity, so too will be the need for reconstruction…” So reads a line from the blurb of Making Things Happen, Jane Murphy Thomas’ account of post-earthquake reconstruction in Pakistan. And, sadly, how prescient it was, for her book was published just weeks before the same nation experienced a […]

Making Connections: Reflections on Writing Towards a Collaborative Memory

Sara Jones, University of Birmingham The idea for Towards a Collaborative Memory came when I was researching my last book on memories of the East German Stasi. I was reading press releases from the Stasi Prison Memorial at Berlin Hohenschönhausen and came across one in which the then Director of the Memorial used a visit […]

National Read a Book Day 2022

September 6th marks National Read a Book Day in the United States. To celebrate, we want to share what the Berghahn staff is currently reading and a scholarly reading from Berghahn Books we recommend for you. Marion Berghahn, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Currently Reading: A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers by Michael Holroyd “Master […]

The beginning of a Germany divided

August 13th marks the anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. The concrete barrier physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Along with separating West Berlin from East German territory, it came to symbolize the “Iron Curtain” that separated Western Europe and the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. Browse relevant Berghahn titles on the history of […]

The Making of Making Things Happen

An interview with Jane Murphy Thomas JANE MURPHY THOMAS is an independent consultant, practitioner, project manager and social anthropologist in projects for UN agencies, NGOs, governments, donor agencies, and consulting firms, specializing in anthropological approaches and community participation in conflict and disaster-prone locations. Her book, Making Things Happen: Community Participation and Disaster Reconstruction in Pakistan […]

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2022 The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 each year to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people around the world. The day was established to recognize the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations held in Geneva in 1982. This year’s […]

Series Spotlight: Berghahn Monographs in French Studies

Celebrated on July, 14, Bastille Day is the French national day and one of the most important bank holidays in France. The day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on the 14th July 1789, a medieval fortress and prison which was a symbol of tyrannical Bourbon authority and […]

Essential Readings for World Refugee Day

June 20th is recognized by the UN as World Refugee Day to bring awareness to the plight of millions of refugees throughout the world and also to celebrate their strength and perseverance. Berghahn Books is pleased to offer a selection of our Open Access titles on Refugee and Migration Studies. Berghahn Journals is also offering free access […]

Affilated Blog: Digital Archaeology

An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology – A Visual Introduction

Shawn Graham's Introduction to An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology (July 2020) Aptly using sonic and visual digital tools to introduce An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology, Shawn Graham invites us to take part in what he has dubbed a “practical digital ... Continue reading →

Series: International Monographs in Prehistory

Archaeological Series

Communities, Landscapes, and Interaction in Neolithic Greece Volume 20

Communities, Landscapes, and Interaction in Neolithic Greece

Edited by Apostolos Sarris, Evita Kalogiropoulou, Tuna Kalayci, and Evagelia Karimali

Natufian Foragers in the Levant Volume 19

Natufian Foragers in the Levant

Terminal Pleistocene Social Changes in Western Asia

Ofer Bar-Yosef and François R. Valla

The Benefit of the Gift Volume 18

The Benefit of the Gift

Social Organization and Expanding Networks of Interaction in the Western Great Lakes Archaic

Mark Andrew Hill

Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast Volume 16

Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast

Edited by Elizabeth A. Sobel, D. Ann Trieu Gahr, and Kenneth A. Ames

The Archaeology of Tribal Societies Volume 15

The Archaeology of Tribal Societies

Edited by William A. Parkinson

Subsistence-Settlement Systems and Intersite Variability in the Moroiso Phase of the Early Jomon Period of Japan Volume 14

Subsistence-Settlement Systems and Intersite Variability in the Moroiso Phase of the Early Jomon Period of Japan

Junko Habu

In the Mind's Eye Volume 13

In the Mind's Eye

Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Evolution of Human Cognition

Edited by April Nowell

Folsom Lithic Technology Volume 12

Folsom Lithic Technology

Explorations in Structure and Variation

Edited by Daniel S. Amick

The Iron Gates Mesolithic Volume 11

The Iron Gates Mesolithic

Ivana Radovanovic

Stone Tools and Mobility in the Illinois Valley Volume 10

Stone Tools and Mobility in the Illinois Valley

From Hunter-Gatherer Camps to Agricultural Villages

George H. Odell

Emergent Complexity Volume 9

Emergent Complexity

The Evolution of Intermediate Societies

Jeanne E. Arnold

The Origins of Complex Societies in Late Prehistoric Iberia Volume 8

The Origins of Complex Societies in Late Prehistoric Iberia

Katina T. Lillios

Settlement, Economy, and Cultural Change at the End of the European Iron Age Volume 6

Settlement, Economy, and Cultural Change at the End of the European Iron Age

Excavations at Kelheim in Bavaria, 1987-1992

Peter S. Wells

Villages in the Steppe Volume 5

Villages in the Steppe

Late Neolithic Settlement and Subsistence in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria

Peter M. Akkermans

Human Adaptation at Grasshopper Pueblo, Arizona Volume 4

Human Adaptation at Grasshopper Pueblo, Arizona

Social and Ecological Perspectives

Joseph A. Ezzo

Islands in the Interior Volume 3

Islands in the Interior

The Dynamics of Prehistoric Adaptations Within the Arid Zone of Australia

Peter Marius Veth

The Dutch Hunebedden Volume 2

The Dutch Hunebedden

Megalithic Tombs of the Funnel Beaker Culture

Jan Albert Bakker

Ethnoarchaeology Series

Discerning Palates of the Past Volume 5

Discerning Palates of the Past

An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Crop Cultivation and Plant Usage in India

Seetha Narahari Reddy

Ethnoarchaeology of Andean South America Volume 4

Ethnoarchaeology of Andean South America

Contributions to Archaeological Method and Theory

Edited by Lawrence A. Kuznar

Mobile Farmers Volume 3

Mobile Farmers

An Ethnoarchaeological Approach to Settlement Organization Among the Raramuri of Northwestern Mexico

Martha Graham

Spatial Boundaries and Social Dynamics Volume 2

Spatial Boundaries and Social Dynamics

Case Studies from Food-Producing Societies

Edited by Augustin Holl and Thomas Evan Levy

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