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, series, and the latest news and events.
This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and key studies in this fourth edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and…
Paperback – 2015-03-31
How do archaeologists make effective use of physical traces and material culture as repositories of evidence? Material Evidence takes a resolutely case-based approach to this question, exploring instances of exemplary practice, key challenges, instructive failures, and innovative developments in…
Paperback – 2014-12-12
Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book…
Paperback – 2014-04-28
The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of…
Paperback – 2014-04-15
The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences in the history of and approach to archaeology in various parts of the world. Each…
Paperback – 2013-12-24
The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and…
Paperback – 2013-12-23
Routledge World Archaeology
In recent years the bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands has seen enormous progress. This new and exciting research is synthesised, contextualised and expanded upon in The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. The volume is…
Hardback – 2015-11-26
Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…
Paperback – 2015-11-10
The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned…
Hardback – 2015-10-28
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Jim Grant, co-author of The Archaeology Coursebook, discusses what makes this book unique, what’s new in the fourth edition, and how the field has developed since the book's first publication over a decade ago.
William Carruthers, editor of Histories of Egyptology: Interdisciplinary Measures, discusses his research and the complicated ethics of buying and selling ancient artifacts.
Amy Davis-Poynter commissions for Classics and Biblical Studies, with books on the history, thought, and cultures of the Ancient Near East and Egypt, the Biblical lands, Greece and Rome, and Late Antiquity and Early Christianity. She produces a wide range of books, from introductory textbooks and sourcebooks to translations, scholarly monographs, and edited collections, with a particular interest in reception, science and medicine, the emotions and senses, and theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to the subjects. New series and series in development include Routledge Handbooks of Theory and the Classics, The Senses in Antiquity, Issues in Ancient Philosophy, Medicine and Healing in Antiquity, and Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World. Established series include the Routledge Worlds, Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World, and Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies.
Matthew Gibbons commissions on a number of related lists: Classics, Archaeology, Museum Studies, Heritage Studies, and Conservation. He commissions books for a broad audience from introductory textbooks and guides through to cutting-edge research volumes. The Museums, Heritage, and Conservation lists also cater for practitioners and professionals. As well as a focus on books that support study he also welcomes, across all lists, pioneering work and topics at the forefront of current research that reflect the reputation for innovative publishing in his areas.