Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Open Access Books from the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology

Open Access Books from the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press is the academic publishing division of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, a premier research organization dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and conservation of archaeological knowledge and heritage. The Cotsen Institute is also home to both the Interdepartmental Archaeology Program and the UCLA/Getty Master's Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation. Since 1975, the Cotsen Institute Press (formerly the Publications Unit) has served to preserve cultural heritage through the documentation and publication of scholarly archaeological research. Specializing in producing high-quality academic titles, our press publishes approximately 10 volumes per year in nine series, including a new digital series hosted on eScholarship. Acquisitions are monitored by an Editorial Board composed of distinguished UCLA and external faculty and are accepted based on the results of critical peer review. For more information about our press, please visit our Web site http://www.ioa.ucla.edu/publications/introduction.

Cotsen Digital Archaeology series

There are 3 publications in this collection, published between 1991 and 2011.
Kansa, Eric C.; Kansa, Sarah Whitcher; Watrall, Ethan: Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration, 2011
Abstract: How is the Web transforming the professional practice of archaeology? And as archaeologists accustomed to dealing with “deep time,” how can we best understand the possibilities and limitations of the Web in meeting the specialized...
Wendrich, Willeke: The World According to Basketry, 1999
Abstract: This book was originally published in 1999 by the Leiden University, Center of Non-Western Studies. This is an unabridged re-publication of the 1999 edition, and the one-hour movie that is an integral part of the book. You...
Wendrich, Willemina: Who is afraid of basketry, 1991
Abstract: A guide to recording basketry and cordage for archaeologists and ethnogrpahers...

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

There are 11 publications in this collection, published between 1986 and 2005.

Bawden, Garth; Blom, Deborah E.; Bourget, Steve; Buikstra, Jane E.; Heckman, Andrea M.; Janusek, John Wayne et al.: Us and Them: Archaeology and Ethnicity in the Andes, 2005
Abstract: This volume brings together a corpus of scholars whose work collectively represents a significant advancement in the study of prehistoric ethnicity in the Andean region. The assembled research represents an outstanding collection of theoretical and...
Beaubien, Harriet F.; Emery, Kitty F.; Henderson, John; Joyce, Rosemary; Longstaffe, Fred L.; Masson, Marilyn A. et al.: Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory, 2004
Arnold, Jeanne E.; Bradford, Katherine; Boyd, Brian F.; Conlee, Christina A.; Dowdall, Katherine M.; Erlandson, Jon M. et al.: Catalysts to Complexity, 2002
Abstract: When the Spanish colonized it in AD 1769, the California Coast was inhabited by speakers of no fewer than 16 distinct languages and an untold number of small, autonomous Native communities. These societies all survived...
Brown, Linda A.; Gillepsie, Susan D.; Grove, David C.; Manzanilla, Linda; McAnany, Patricia A.; Plunket, Patricia et al.: Domestic Ritual in Ancient Mesoamerica, 2002
Abstract: Although the concepts and patterns of ritual varied through time in relation to general sociopolitical transformations and local historical circumstances in ancient Mesoamerica, most archaeologists would agree that certain underlying themes and structures modeled the...
Beaudry-Corbett, Marilyn; Begley, Christopher Taylor; Bove, Frederick J.; Boxt, Matthew A.; Dillon, Brian D.; Fowler, William R. et al.: Early Scholars' Visits to Central America, 2000
Loring, J. Malcolm; Loring, Louise: Pictographs & Petroglyphs of the Oregon Country, Parts I & II, 1996
Sease, Catherine: A Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist, 1994
Abstract: Conservation treatments and techniques for the archaeologist in the field, emphasizing how to conserve an excavated object before it is taken to a trained conservator offsite. Safety procedures and conservation supplies and materials are recommended....
Blouet, Brian; Bökönyi, Sándor; Davidson, Donald; Elster, Ernestine S.; Evans, Robert K.; Gimbutas, Marija et al.: Excavations at Sitagroi: A Prehistoric Village in Northeast Greece Volume 1, 1986

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