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Table of Contents Volume 57 Number 4, July/August 2004

The full texts of newsbriefs, reviews, and selected longer articles are available online; abstracts of other departments and features are also available.

Features

Does Greece Need the Olympics?
Yes--and a tour of Athens will show you why.
by Jarrett A. Lobell

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The War Within the War
In southern Iraq specialized troops pursue armed looters
by Micah Garen

Guns of Sandy Hook
How America caught up with world powers on the Jersey shore
by Helen Chernikoff

Elusive Libraries of Timbuktu
Scholars seek West Africa's medieval past in the city's little-known manuscripts
by Alex Ulam

Decoding the Megaliths
A young scholar searches for the meaning of Malta's ancient temples
by Mark Rose

Flashpoint Ayodhya
Did Hindu hard-liners recruit archaeologists to rewrite history?
by Kristin M. Romey

Departments

In This Issue
Pride and Prejudice
by Peter A. Young

From the President
The Silver Screen
What to believe, what not to believe
by Jane C. Waldbaum

Newsbriefs

Conversations
Bigfoot Exposed! full

David Daegling specializes in early hominids, but he has also turned his scientist's eye on Bigfoot.

Reviews

Letter from Colorado
Anasazi in the Backyard

Controversy dogs America's first archaeological subdivision.
by Andrew Curry

On the Cover: A view of the Acropolis from Athens' Temple of Olympian Zeus. Greece has put its ancient heritage in the spotlight as Athens gears up to host the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad this summer. (Photograph by Thalassini Douma/Landov)

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