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Cowries again. This time, John M, artists Sarah Caputo and Brenda Unwin, and I, met to compare notes on the medieval transfer of practices and objects between the UK and Denmark. 80 more words

Archaeology

Digging Deep : Buried Landscapes of Pennsylvania

-By Michael S Sheaffer

I can’t imagine personally any genealogist not having a strong interest in all aspects of history. Being a family researcher I always have had a keen interest in the areas where my ancestors had lived. 568 more words

Death & Life at The Cairns-New Radiocarbon Dates.

Death and life at a broch: New radiocarbon dates at The Cairns site shed more light on rituals of living and dying during the Iron Age. 1,455 more words

Archaeology

The Shadowy Horses

Susanna Kearsley’s books have interested me for some time now, and I finally bought The Shadowy Horses after much debate in front of her shelf space in Barnes and Noble. 269 more words

Literature

More on Mobilizing the Past

Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology is the most recent book from The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota continues to produce downloads, sales, and page views.  109 more words

Archaeology

Seminar Report: "Diasporic Death at Home and Abroad"

Guest-blogger Dr Julie Rugg reports on the final ESRC Seminar Series on Scotland’s Diasporas “Commemorating Diasporic Death at Home and Abroad”.

I was delighted to be able to attend the final session in Edinburgh of the… 875 more words

Memorialisation

The Oxbow Books End-of-Year Sale!

We’re happy to announce that starting today and continuing through the end of the year, over 200 Oxbow Books titles will be offered at great sale prices on… 69 more words

Books