Search for dissertations about: "HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi.

  1. 1. And Through Flows the River Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Anna Källén; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. READ MORE

  2. 2. Privileged Places in South Central Mozambique : The archaeology of Manyikeni, Niamara, Songo and Degue-Mufa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Solange Macamo; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; privileged place; madzimbabwe; heritage management; gender; slave trade; prazo; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Throughout the 20th century, archaeologists in southern Africa have focused upon visible architectural features of stone built Madzimbabwe settlements as indicators of prestige and power. Manyikeni a stone built settlement in Inhambane province, S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Origins in Southern Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Raj Somadeva; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Archaeology; Sri Lanka; Kirindi Oya; urbanism; ceramics; beads; historical archaeology; settlement archaeology; inscriptions; Land Unit classification; satellite image; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study focuses upon the development of urbanisation in southern Sri Lanka during the proto, early and late historical periods c. 900 BC onwards. The following research themes are addressed:(a). Why did the southern semi-arid zone become a focus of urbanism?(b). READ MORE

  4. 4. Nqabayo’s Nomansland: San Rock Art and the Somatic Past

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Geoffrey Blundell; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; San; Bushman; southern Africa; Nomansland; Eastern Cape; Storm Shelter; rock art; shamanism; Kalahari revisionist debate; body; embodiment; somatic past; postcolonial; colonial; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : The most significant challenge facing modern southern African rock art research is the integration of rock paint­ings into the construction of San history. This challenge is made all the more difficult because of poor chronologi­cal control over the images. READ MORE

  5. 5. Changing Landscapes : An Environmental History of Chibuene, Southern Mozambique

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Anneli Ekblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; environmental history; archaeology; archaeobotany; paleoecology; vegetation history; pollen analysis; environmental management; environmental insecurity; resource utilisation; landscape; paleclimatology; trade; oral tradition; Mozambique; Vilanculos; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics of environmental change and its embeddedness in the long term interactions of social history and rainfall variability through the building of an environmental history of the Chibuene locality, the coastal plain of southern Mozambique, 5 km south of the town Vilanculos, from 400 AD to present day. Land-use practices over time are discussed on the basis of vegetation and land-use history based pollen analysis, charcoal influx and diatom analysis. READ MORE