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  Subjects -> ARCHAEOLOGY (Total: 229 journals)
Abstracta Iranica     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Acta Antiqua     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Acta Archaeologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 148)
Acta Archaeologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Archaeological Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
African Archaeological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Afrique : Archéologie & Arts     Open Access  
AIMA Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Akroterion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Altorientalische Forschungen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
American Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
American Indian Culture and Research Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
American Journal of Archaeology     Partially Free   (Followers: 41)
Anatolica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Ancient Asia     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Ancient Near Eastern Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Ancient Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Annuaire du Collège de France     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Annual of the British School at Athens     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Antiqua     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Antiquaries Journal, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Antiquite Tardive     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Antiquity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
AntropoWebzin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Apeiron     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Archaeofauna     Open Access  
Archaeologia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Archaeologiai Értesitö     Full-text available via subscription  
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Archaeological Dialogues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Archaeological Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Archaeological Prospection     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Archaeological Reports     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Archaeological Research in Asia     Hybrid Journal  
Archaeologies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Archaeology in Oceania     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Archaeology International     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Archaeometry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
ArcheoArte. Rivista Elettronica di Archeologia e Arte     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Archeological Papers of The American Anthropological Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Archeomatica     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
ArcheoSciences     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Archivo Español de Arqueología     Open Access  
Arkeos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arqueología de la Arquitectura     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
ART-SANAT     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Artefact : the journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Earth Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Asian Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Australasian Historical Archaeology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Australian Archaeology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Australian Canegrower     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
BABesch - Bulletin Antieke Beschaving     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi. Ciências Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Boletín del Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Britannia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Bryn Mawr Classical Review     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
Bulletin du centre d’études médiévales d’Auxerre     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Bulletin of the History of Archaeology     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
California Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cambridge Archaeological Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 133)
Catalan Historical Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Chiron     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Chronique des activités archéologiques de l'École française de Rome     Open Access  
Chroniques du manuscrit au Yémen     Open Access  
Comechingonia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Complutum     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Continuity and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Cuadernos de Prehistoria y Arqueología     Open Access  
Deltion of the Christian Archaeological Society     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
digitAR - Revista Digital de Arqueologia, Arquitectura e Artes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dissertationes Archaeologicae     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Documenta Praehistorica     Open Access  
Documents d’archéologie méridionale - Articles     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Dotawo : A Journal of Nubian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Economic Anthropology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Environmental Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 69)
Estudios Atacameños     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Estudios de Cultura Maya     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ethnoarchaeology : Journal of Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Experimental Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 120)
Etruscan Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Études océan Indien     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 121)
European Journal of Law and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 110)
Evolution of Science and Technology / Mokslo ir technikos raida     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Exchange     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Frühmittelalterliche Studien     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Geoarchaeology: an International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Geochronometria     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Germanistik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)

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Journal Cover   Asian Perspectives
  [SJR: 0.232]   [H-I: 17]   [6 followers]  Follow
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   ISSN (Print) 0066-8435 - ISSN (Online) 1535-8283
   Published by Project MUSE Homepage  [367 journals]
  • Kua‘āina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui by
           Patrick Vinton Kirch
    • Abstract: <p>By Michael Dega</p> This captivating volume builds upon more than 17 years of archaeological, ethnographic, geographic, and demographic research by the “Dean of Hawaiian Archaeology,” Dr. Patrick Kirch, along the dry, windswept leeward coast of Kahikinui, Maui, Hawai‘i. Kirch combines autobiographic accounts of his many years in Kahikinui with serious archaeological research in a way that is extremely accessible to a wide range of audiences. Kirch’s special relationship with the kama‘āina, or residents of the land, as well as his anecdotal prose, should make his book appeal to a general readership while still being instructive to specialists in Hawaiian archaeology, history, and the natural sciences. Kirch herein lifts a ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Kahikinui (Hawaii)
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • A History of Myanmar since Ancient Times by Michael Aung-Thwin, Maitrii
    • Abstract: <p>By John N. Miksic</p> This book was written just as Myanmar began to come out of the shell in which it had reposed for 50 years. During that period, historians and archaeologists had little contact with foreign scholarship. Some foreign archaeologists maintained contact with their counterparts, but they ran the risk of being condemned for appearing to support the military regime. There was a brief thaw in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when the Myanmar Historical Commission sponsored a number of international conferences. During that time, a number of scholars including such major prehistorians as Ian Glover and Charles Higham (and others including the author of this review) were invited to the site of Nyaung-gan in central Myanmar to ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Burma
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • Securing the Harmony between the High and the Low: Power Animals and
           Symbols of Political Authority in Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes
    • Abstract: <p>By Rui Oliveira Lopes</p> One of the issues that has given rise to lengthy discussions among art historians is that of the iconographic significance of Chinese Neolithic jade objects and the symbolic value the decorations on bronze vessels might have had during the Shang (c. 1600–1045 b.c.) and Zhou (1045–256 b.c.) dynasties. Some historians propose that the representations of real and imaginary animals that often decorated bronze vessels bore no specific meaning. The basis of their argument is that there is no reference to them among the oracle bones of the Shang dynasty or any other contemporaneous written source.1 They therefore suggest that these were simply decorative elements that had undergone a renovation of style in line with an ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: China
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • Archaeological History of a Fijian Island: Moturiki, Lomaiviti Group
    • Abstract: <p>By María Cruz Berrocal, Antonio Uriarte González, Sidsel Millerstrom, Susana Consuegra Rodríguez</p> In 2007, we started a project to record rock art in Fiji (Cruz Berrocal and Millerstrom 2013; Millerstrom and Cruz Berrocal 2009, 2010), focusing in 2008 on a site called Vatu Vola that had been discovered in 2006 in the Naisogorourou area on Moturiki (pers. comm. Jone Balenaivalu, 13 September 2007). We designed our fieldwork there as a selective survey to understand the mechanisms of landscape construction associated with the making of rock art on small islands. The survey and further archaeological explorations of Moturiki rendered significant data and raised research questions presented in this article (Cruz Berrocal and Millerstrom 2013). Moturiki is one of the islands in the Lomaiviti group in ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Moturiki Island (Eastern Division, Fiji)
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • The Vanuatu “Butterfly Sail”: A Polynesian Oceanic Spritsail
           in Melanesia
    • Abstract: <p>By Anne Di Piazza</p> Before the time when the labour trade made the natives afraid to move about, and “recruiting” meant destruction of canoes for the capture of their crews, red “butterfly” sails were the common and pleasing ornament of an island scene in the New Hebrides and Banks groups. In the first volume of Pirogues Océaniennes, Father Neyret, a Marist missionary assigned to Fiji, the Solomon Islands, and New Caledonia, wrote: The most beautiful examples of naval construction are the canoes of Malakula and its neighboring islets: the most typical model is the magnificent high seas outrigger canoe . . . , a model that must figure among the most original and interesting of those of Melanesia, and which gives us a ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Outrigger canoes
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • Ceramic Firing Structures in Prehistoric and Ancient Societies of the
           Russian Far East
    • Abstract: <p>By Irina S. Zhushchikhovskaya, Yury G. Nikitin</p> Technological history is an important part of past culture-historical patterns in any region of the world. The archaeological record allows researchers to obtain fragmented information about some old technologies, including the knowledge and skills possessed by ancient people in thermal processing of such raw materials as metallic ores and clays (Wertime and Wertime 1982). In particular, investigations of early pottery making and the craft of roof tile production focus significant attention on indicators of firing technology. Pottery firing technologies have a long and prominent history in East Asia. The archaeological and historical records of China indicate dramatic technological developments, from ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Antiquities, Prehistoric
      PubDate: 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00
  • Editors’ Note
    • Abstract: I would like to formally announce that Dr. Mike Carson has joined me as a new co-editor for Asian Perspectives. Mike, who is an archaeologist with the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC), University of Guam, brings his expertise in Pacific Island archaeology to Asian Perspectives. He will be working with authors who submit manuscripts on Pacific region topics, including initial inquiries about these submissions and guiding the authors through the peer review process, and he will be handling all book reviews. In recent years, we have had a number of special issues devoted to particular methodological topics, innovative theoretical approaches, and syntheses of current research in particular regions of ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      PubDate: 2015-05-04T00:00:00-05:00
  • Mapping Local Perspectives in the Historical Archaeology of Vanuatu
           Mission Landscapes
    • Abstract: <p>By James L. Flexner</p> Much of the work of contemporary landscape archaeology could be said to fit broadly into the framework of constructing narratives about past places. The concept “place” has been important for understanding culture, notably in humanistic geography, from which the theoretical literature on place is largely derived (Buttimer and Seamon 1980; Cresswell 2004; Pred 1984, 1990; Seddon 1997; Tuan 1978). Work on this topic in anthropology and archaeology has also grown over the last two decades (Basso 1996; Bender 1993; Bender et al. 1997; Bowser 2004; Ingold 1993, 2000; Pauls 2006; Rodman 1992; Wheatley 2004). Theorists often contrast space, defined as an abstract, measured way of dividing up the world, with place, which ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Land settlement patterns
      PubDate: 2015-05-04T00:00:00-05:00
  • Tracing Post-Dvaravati Culture from Space: Applying Remote Sensing
           Technique in West-Central Thailand
    • Abstract: <p>By Podjanok Kanjanajuntorn, Supamas Duangsakun, Budsaba Uamkasem, Ramphing Simking</p> The application of spatial technology to archaeological research in Southeast Asia is increasing (CRMA 2012; Mackay and Sullivan 2008; Pryce and Albrams 2010). Countries such as Thailand have made this sophisticated technology available for research in the social sciences and humanities. Archaeology is one of the disciplines that benefits. Remote sensing technology can yield detailed information on the history of the landscape that often leads to an understanding of human activities. Satellite images and aerial photographs can reveal previously hidden archaeological features and help identify archaeological sites, specifically ancient features such as earthworks and ditches. Such imagery provides visual ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: Artificial satellites in remote sensing
      PubDate: 2015-05-04T00:00:00-05:00
  • Finding the “Early Medieval” in South Asian Archaeology
    • Abstract: <p>By Jason D. Hawkes</p> The “early” or “premedieval” period exists as a well-established, if poorly defined, period in the study of South Asia’s past. Broadly accepted to have extended from around the seventh to thirteenth century c.e., the term “early medieval” has emerged in scholarship to define a particular phase of social and cultural development that mark it as being broadly distinguishable from the earlier ancient period that came before. Developments held to define the beginning of the early medieval include: the emergence of new political structures in both North and South India, a reorientation of exchange networks and urbanism across the subcontinent, and the crystallization of distinct regional cultures and identities ... <a href="">Read More</a>
      Keywords: South Asia
      PubDate: 2015-05-04T00:00:00-05:00
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