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One World Archaeology

About the Series

The One World Archaeology series brings together the ideas of archaeologists, anthropologists and academics in a host of related disciplines from around the world. Integral to this unique, worldwide interdisciplinary approach are the contributions made by non-academics from a wide variety of cultures - Inuit, Australian Aborigine and Native American, the result is a contemporary global, cross-cultural approach.
The fourth World Archaeological Congress will be held in Cape Town, South Africa in January 1999, with the Right Honourable Nelson Mandela as Patron.

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Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion The Archaeology and Anthropology of 'Difference'

Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion: The Archaeology and Anthropology of 'Difference'

1st Edition

Edited By Jane Hubert
June 29, 2010

A unique work that brings together a number of specialist disciplines, such as archaeology, anthropology, disability studies and psychiatry to create a new perspective on social and physical exclusion from society. A range of evidence throws light on such things as the causes and consequences of ...

From the Baltic to the Black Sea Studies in Medieval Archaeology

From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology

1st Edition

Edited By Leslie Alcock, David Austin
June 27, 1997

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Tropical Archaeobotany Applications and New Developments

Tropical Archaeobotany: Applications and New Developments

1st Edition

Edited By Jon G. Hather
November 12, 2010

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Excluded Past Archaeology in Education

The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education

1st Edition

Edited By Robert MacKenzie, Peter Stone
March 28, 1995

The Excluded Past examines the uneasy relationship between archaeology and education, arguing that archaeologists have a vital role to play in education alongside other interpreters of the past. Cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary contributors show how the exclusion of aspects of the past tends ...

Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology

Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology

1st Edition

Edited By James McGlade, Sander E. van der Leeuw
June 29, 2010

In a discipline which essentially studies how modern man came to be, it is remarkable that there are hardly any conceptual tools to describe change. This is due to the history of the western intellectual and scientific tradition, which for a long time favoured mechanics over dynamics, and the study...

Archaeology and Language I Theoretical and Methodological Orientations

Archaeology and Language I: Theoretical and Methodological Orientations

1st Edition

Edited By Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
July 26, 2013

Archaeology and Language I represents groundbreaking work in synthesizing two disciplines that are now seen as interlinked: linguistics and archaeology. This volume is the first of a three-part survey of innovative results emerging from their combination. Archaeology and historical linguistics ...

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

1st Edition

Edited By David L. Carmichael, Jane Hubert, Brian Reeves, Audhild Schanche
November 07, 1997

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places explores the concept of 'sacred' and what it means to people in differing cultures. Archaeologists, legislators and those involved in heritage management sometimes come into conflict with local populations over sites which these communities consider to be sacred. This ...

Historical Archaeology Back from the Edge

Historical Archaeology: Back from the Edge

1st Edition

Edited By Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Martin Hall, Sian Jones
March 16, 2012

Historical Archaeology demonstrates the potential of adopting a flexible, encompassing definition of historical archaeology which involves the study of all societies with documentary evidence. It encourages research that goes beyond the boundaries between prehistory and history. Ranging in subject ...

Who Needs the Past? Indigenous Values and Archaeology

Who Needs the Past?: Indigenous Values and Archaeology

2nd Edition

Edited By R. Layton
November 12, 2012

This book offers a critique of the all pervasive Western notion that other communities often live in a timeless present. Who Needs the Past? provides first-hand evidence of the interest non-Western, non-academic communities have in the past....

The Constructed Past Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

1st Edition

Edited By Philippe Planel, Peter G. Stone
October 29, 2012

The Constructed Past presents group of powerful images of the past, termed in the book construction sites. At these sites, full scale, three-dimensional images of the past have been created for a variety of reasons including archaeological experimentation, tourism and education. Using various case...

Archaeology and Language III Artefacts, Languages and Texts

Archaeology and Language III: Artefacts, Languages and Texts

1st Edition

Edited By Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
March 16, 2012

Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. Individual chapters present case studies of artefacts and fragmentary textual materials, ...

The Archaeology of Drylands Living at the Margin

The Archaeology of Drylands: Living at the Margin

1st Edition

By Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson
September 05, 2012

Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates ...

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