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18
Nov

The Fifth Beginning

by Robert W. Kelly, author of The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us about Our Future This guest post is published in conjunction with the American …

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14
Apr

In Memoriam: Lewis Binford

Distinguished author and archaeology scholar Lewis Binford died on Monday at age 79. UC Press published his last major work, Constructing Frames of Reference, which won the Society for American Archaeology’s book …

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12
Jan

4100 B.C. Was a Good Year for Wine

What’s your favorite vintage? 2005? 2007? How about 4100 B.C.? That’s the year scientists have dated the earliest known winery, discovered in a cavern in Armenia. The international team of researchers, based …

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21
Dec

Ancient Brew

Patrick McGovern, author of Uncorking the Past, accompanied the owners of Dogfish Head Brewery on their quest to create an ancient Egyptian beer on the Discovery Channel show “Brew Masters” last week. …

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22
Mar

Indigenous Archaeology and the Pueblo Revolt

The widely held, history-book narrative of Native peoples in America is one of conquest and devastation, of Indigenous cultures long ago wiped out by acculturation, violence and disease. Michael Wilcox, author of …

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