H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white
Published Feb 2016
Edited by Annick Daneels
Proceedings from a session held as part of the XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, 2014. The theme of the symposium was the archaeology of earthen architecture in pre- and protohistoric cultures, with an emphasis on constructive techniques and systems, and diachronic changes in those aspects.
Foreword to the XVII UISPP Congress Proceedings Series Edition (Luiz Oosterbeek); Introduction (Annick Daneels); Building Power: Earthen Monuments in the Construction of Elite Identities in Pre-Columbian North America (Melissa R. Baltus); Political and Technological Significance of the Monumental Earthen Architecture of La Joya, on the Tropical Gulf Coast of Mexico (Annick Daneels); Activity areas in two ceremonial centers of the Southern Brazilian Highlands: relations between architecture and function (Jonas Gregorio De Souza); New data on the Neolithic ditches of the Tavoliere area (Apulia, Southern Italy) (Annamaria Tunzi & Tania Quero); First test for luminescence dating of ancient mud-brick buildings from Northern Mesopotamia (Jorge Sanjurjo-Sánchez & Juan-Luis Montero Fenollós); Traditional Architecture and Socio-Political Organization at Figuig Oasis, Morocco (Florencia Tatiana Azul Ultramar Ramírez-Rodríguez)