Book awards: Society for American Archaeology Book Award

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Works (36)

Honor among Thieves by Mary C. Stiner1996
Digging through Darkness: Chronicles of an Archaeologist by Carmel Schrire1997
The Emergence of Agriculture (Scientific American Library) by Bruce D. Smith1997
Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest by Stephen Plog1998
Monte Verde : a late Pleistocene settlement in Chile by Tom D. Dillehay1998
MONTE VERDE V2 (Vol 2) (Smithsonian Series in Archaeological Inquiry) by DILLEHAY TD1998
The Complete Pyramids: Solving the Ancient Mysteries by Mark Lehner1999
Mississippian political economy by Jon Muller1999
The Palaeolithic Societies of Europe by Clive Gamble2000
Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga by William W. Fitzhugh2001
Constructing Frames of Reference: An Analytical Method for Archaeological Theory Building Using Hunter-Gatherer and Envi by Lewis R. Binford2002
Unearthing Gotham by Anne-Marie Cantwell2002
Amelia Earhart's Shoes: Is the Mystery Solved? by Thomas F. King2003
Archaeology at La Isabela: Spain:America's First European Town by Ms. Kathleen Deagan2003
Archaeological Landscapes of the Near East by T. J. Wilkinson2004
Before California: An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabiatants by Brian Fagan2004
Ambiguous Images, Gender and Rock Art by Kelley Hays-Gilpin2005
Ancient Mexico and Central America: Archaeology and Culture History by Susan Toby Evans2005
First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies by Peter Bellwood2006
From A Watery Grave: The Discovery And Excavation Of La Salle's Shipwreck, La Belle by James E. Bruseth2006
Ohio archaeology : an illustrated chronicle of Ohio's ancient American Indian cultures by Bradley Thomas Lepper2007
The Rise of Bronze Age Society: Travels, Transmissions and Transformations by Kristian Kristiansen2007
Before Albany: An Archaeology of Native-Dutch Relations in the Capital Region 1600-1664 by James W. Bradley2008
Monuments, Empires, and Resistance: The Araucanian Polity and Ritual Narratives by Tom D. Dillehay2008
Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (Monumenta Archaeologica) (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology: Ideas, Debates and Perspectives) by Lothar Von Falkenhausen2009
Imagining Head-Smashed-In: Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains (Au Press) by Jack W. Brink2009
Digging in the City of Brotherly Love: Stories from Philadelphia Archaeology by Rebecca Yamin2010
The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World by David W. Anthony2010
House of Mourning: A Biocultural History of the Mountain Meadows Massacre by Shannon A Novak2010
Mound Excavations at Moundville: Architecture, Elites and Social Order (Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication) by Vernon James Knight Jr.2011
Traces of Fremont: Society and Rock Art in Ancient Utah by Steven R Simms2011
The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt2012
A Shark Going Inland Is My Chief: The Island Civilization of Ancient Hawai'i by Patrick Vinton Kirch2013
The Prehistory of Home by Jerry D. Moore2014
The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science Is Rewriting Their Story by Dimitra Papagianni2015
Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism by Steven A. Wernke2015

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The Society for American Archaeology annually awards two prizes to honor recently published books. One prize is for a book that has had, or is expected to have, a major impact on the direction and character of archaeological research. The other prize is for a book that is written for the general public and presents the results of archaeological research to a broader audience.


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