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Table of Contents Volume 52 Number 4, July/August 1999

The full texts of newsbriefs and selected longer articles are available
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In This Issue

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Prize Palenque Finds, Mass Reburial, Kosovo War Damage, Pre-Clovis Surprise, Capitol Sex, Punic Stelae, Hybrid Humans?, Cyprus Import Ban

From the President

Insight
Encounters with Ali Pasha
by James Wiseman

Books
A Matter of Superior Spearpoints
by Kenneth B. Tankersley

At the Museums
A Walk Through Time
by Angela M.H. Schuster

Multimedia
Frozen in the Past
by Paul G. Bahn

Forum
My Ghost Town
by Jenny Attiyeh

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Encounters with Ali Pasha

 

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Doing Time

 

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Prize Palenque Finds

 

RETHINKING HUMAN EVOLUTION
Modern humans are no longer seen as the latest in a linear struggle toward perfection.
by Ian Tattersall

THE QUEST FOR ADAM
The nature of human origins has been one of the most disputed issues of the past half-century.
by Jean-Jacques Hublin

PERSPECTIVES ON THE PASTFULL TEXT!
by Meave Leakey

A CACHE OF VINTAGE SHIPSFULL TEXT!
Nine Roman vessels surface in downtown Pisa.
by Andrew L. Slayman

LATTER-DAY ODYSSEY
Diary of a voyage through classical myth and history
by Andrew L. Slayman

DOING TIME
How Confederate POWs weathered captivity
by David R. Bush

BEHIND THE MASK OF AGAMEMNONFULL TEXT!
Experts debate: Is Schliemann's famous find a modern-day forgery?

Photos, from top: View of Nikopolis (James Wiseman); Civil War prisoner (Courtesy Gordon Silleck); portrait of a Palenque ruler (Courtesy Merle Greene Robertson)

May/June 1999 | September/October 1999

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