Author: Theron Douglas Price, Genre: Agriculture, Prehistoric, Total Page: 534, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages, ISBN: IND:30000061248989

This well illustrated, full-color, site-by-site survey of prehistory captures the popular interest, excitement, and visual splendor of archaeology as it provides insight into the research, interpretations, and theoretical themes in the field. The new edition maintains the authors' innovative solutions to two central problems of the course: first, the text continues to focus on about 80 sites, giving students less encyclopedic detail but essential coverage of the discoveries that have produced the major insights into prehistory; second, it continues to be organized into essays on sites and concepts, allowing professors complete flexibility in organizing their courses..

Author: Theron Douglas Price, Genre: Antiquities, Prehistoric, Total Page: 656, Publisher: , ISBN: 1260566250

"Images of the Past is an introduction to prehistoric archaeology that aims to capture the excitement and visual splendor of archaeology while providing insight into current research methods, interpretations, and theories in the field. Price and Feinman offer a site-by-site survey of prehistory -- covering 80 sites from a variety of times and places around the world and including recent discoveries. This text emphasizes discoveries that produced major insights into prehistory, with the selected sites acting signposts to the past to help students focus on human developments in prehistory and how archaeologists learn about the past" -- Page 4 of cover.

Author: Ransom Riggs, Genre: Art, Total Page: 384, Publisher: Harper Collins, ISBN: 9780062099501

With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret, Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs—with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life—from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Each image in Talking Pictures reveals a singular, frozen moment in a person’s life, be it joyful, quiet, or steeped in sorrow. Yet the book’s unique depth comes from the writing accompanying each photo: as with the caption revealing how one seemingly random snapshot of a dancing couple captured the first dance of their 40-year marriage, each successive inscription shines like a flashbulb illuminating a photograph’s particular context and lighting up our connection to the past.

Author: Charles E. Orser, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 486, Publisher: Altamira Press, ISBN: UOM:39015040696851

A collection of classic and contemporary articles demonstrating the development of historical archaeology over the past 20 years, both in North America and throughout the world. Contains sections on recent perspectives, people and places, historic artifacts, interdisciplinary studies, landscape studies, and international historical archaeology. For use in historical archaeology classes. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Author: Jeremy Black, Genre: History, Total Page: 267, Publisher: Yale University Press, ISBN: 0300086938

Explores the role, development, and nature of the atlas and discusses its impact on the presentation of the past.

Author: Patricia Preciado Martin, Genre: History, Total Page: 116, Publisher: University of Arizona Press, ISBN: 0816508038

The reminiscences of Mexican Americans of their way of life are accompanied by vivid photographs of them and their communities

Author: Thomas A. Uehling, Genre: Sports & Recreation, Total Page: 128, Publisher: Arcadia Publishing, ISBN: 9781439644065

The importance of fishing in Minnesota goes back thousands of years: first as a means of critical subsistence and then, in the last 200 years, as a major economic influence. In the 1800s, anglers seeking pristine lakes with ample fish traveled to Minnesota on the railroads. The widespread use of automobiles and an improving road system rapidly increased the states accessibility in the 1900s, and resorts sprouted everywhere. During the early tourist boom, the state was also home to countless boat builders, tackle manufacturers, and other fishing-related businesses. Images of America: Minnesotas Angling Past provides a view of the time when boats were made from wood and propelled by rowing; when great fishing spots were found through experience rather than electronics; and, for some, a suit or dress was proper attire for a day of fishing. This book includes rare images from across the state that capture memorable days of angling, such as the 1955 Leech Lake Muskie Rampage.

Author: Mark Metcalf, Genre: Photography, Total Page: 160, Publisher: Pen and Sword, ISBN: 9781526761378

A visual portrait of a British city and its people fighting to survive an era of industrial decline, captured by a steelworker-turned-photographer. The social, industrial, and economic changes imposed on the Sheffield area during the 1980s are captured with remarkable clarity in this volume featuring the work of steelworker-turned-photographer Martin Jenkinson. Like many northern England and Scottish cities during that decade, Sheffield went through troubled times, even as parts of southeast England, especially the City of London, boomed. The gap between north and south became a chasm. Jenkinson photographed people in their everyday lives at work and at play. However, where he particularly excelled was his work with the trade union and labor movement, in workplaces and on protests, demonstrations, and pickets. Some of the images in this book capture joy and laughter; some portray suffering. They provide a loud cry for social justice, a better world where unemployment is no more, poverty is swept away, and everyone, black and white, male and female, can enjoy a life where their talents are used for the collective improvement of all. In reflecting on the not-so-distant past, Jenkinson’s photographs are about a world we still must aim to obtain.

Author: Francis Haskell, Genre: , Total Page: 568, Publisher: , ISBN: OCLC:1074079261

Author: Philip Edward Jaeger, Genre: History, Total Page: 128, Publisher: Arcadia Publishing, ISBN: 9781439631744

Montclair, New Jersey, like most American towns, has grown dramatically over the course of the last one hundred years. Much of the early 1900s landscape has been disguised, and the town has come to reflect the popular styles and fashions of changing eras. Streets have been paved, the facades of commercial buildings have been updated, and homes have been altered to reflect contemporary tastes and accommodate modern conveniences. This volume of approximately two hundred postcards from the author's collection, most never before published in book form, captures Montclair as it was in the early twentieth century. The reader will see familiar landmarks such as the Montclair Art Museum, the Marlboro Inn, and the Bellevue Theater as they originally appeared, and discover the vanished predecessors of the Japanese-style mansion on Upper Mountain Avenue and the Rockcliffe Apartments off Crestmont Road.