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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Archaeological Science & Methodology, Archaeological Theory, Archaeology by Period or Region, Introductory Archaeology, Landscape, Politics of Archaeology.

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online catalog and contact information.

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Textbooks

  1. The History of Archaeology: An Introduction - Paul Bahn

    Providing global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world, The History of Archaeology focuses on the earliest beginnings of archaeology and how it developed from pastime to a serious attempt to obtain information about past societies.

    With such far ranging coverage, including an exploration of the development of Russian and Chinese archaeology, as well as student-friendly features of boxed sections on key archaeologists and discoveries, this is the perfect introduction to the history of archaeology for students and the interested reader alike. Read more.

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  2. The Ancient Central Andes - Jeffrey Quilter

    In the The Ancient Central Andes Jeffrey Quilter presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and provides a balanced view of current research, as well as delivering an up-to-date, objective survey of the archaeology of the area. Read more.

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Research & Reference

  1. Out Now - Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today

    Routledge is pleased to announce the publication of Memorylands, an original and fascinating investigation into the nature of heritage from renowned scholar and author Sharon Macdonald

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  2. New from Research in Museum Studies: Museum Communication and Social Media

    Now more than ever social media platforms are affecting how cultural consumers interact with the world around them. This penetrating new study edited by Kirsten Drotner and Kim Christian Schroder examines how such recent developments have transformed the museum experience for connected visitors and what the future might hold. 

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General Interest

  1. Themes in Archaeology Series Discount

    Routledge Archaeology is pleased to offer 20% off your purchase of any title in the Themes in Archaeology series until May 21st. 

    Click here to find out how to save. 

  2. Archaeology 2014 Catalog Now Available

    The Routledge Archaeology 2014 Catalog is now available to view online.

    From introductory guides to textbooks, and reference handbooks to monographs, we are confident you that you will find the right book to suit your needs. 

    Click here to view the online catalog, or download the PDF

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News

  1. Robert R. Janes - Fellows Lecture

    Routledge is pleased to announce that Robert R. Janes, the author of Museums and the Paradox of Change, will be giving the Fellows Lecture at the Canadian Museums Association’s National Conference in Toronto on April 10th.

    If you will be at the conference, be sure to attend the lecture where Robert's titles will be available for a discounted price.

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  2. From Prehistorical Villages to Cities - Review

    "This book is an important contribution to the literature on settlement aggregation in a cross-cultural context, for which Jennifer Birch and the other contributors should be congratulated." - Scott G. Ortman, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, in the SAS Bulletin 

    Click here to read more about what the SAS Bulletin is saying about From Prehistoric Villages to Cities

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Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Archaeology & Museum Studies. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

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Conferences, exhibits and events we will be attending in the near future

April 2014

Apr 23 ~ Society for American Archaeology 2014

September 2014

Sep 10 ~ European Association of Archaeologists 2014

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