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Highlights

  • Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

    By Scott A J Johnson

    Ideas abound as to why certain complex societies collapsed in the past, including environmental change, subsistence failure, fluctuating social structure and lack of adaptability. Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? evaluates the current theories in this important topic and discusses why they offer…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Native North America

    5th Edition

    By Mark Q. Sutton

    An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, covering what are now the United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

  • Ancient Lives

    An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory, 6th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan

    Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, Ancient Lives is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on their impressive combined experience of the field and the classroom…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • Ancient Egypt

    The Basics

    By Donald P. Ryan

    Ancient Egypt: The Basics offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the history, archaeology and influence of this fascinating civilization. Coverage includes: A survey of Egyptian history from its earliest origins to the coming of Islam Life and death in ancient Egypt Key…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • A Brief History of Archaeology

    Classical Times to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    This short account of the discipline of archaeology tells of spectacular discoveries and the colorful lives of the archaeologists who made them, as well as of changing theories and current debates in the field. Spanning over two thousand years of history, the book details early digs as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Archaeology

    A Brief Introduction, 12th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Archaeology is a jargon-free and accessible introduction to the field which details how archaeologists study the human past in all its fascinating diversity. Now in its twelfth edition, this classic textbook has been updated to reflect the latest research and new findings in the field. Reflecting…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Atlas of the Ancient Near East

    From Prehistoric Times to the Roman Imperial Period

    By Trevor Bryce, Jessie Birkett-Rees

    This atlas provides students and scholars with a broad range of information on the development of the Ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the beginning of written records in the Near East (c. 3000 BC) to the late Roman Empire and the rise of Islam. The geographical coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Numismatic Archaeology of North America

    A Field Guide

    By Marjorie H. Akin, James C. Bard, Kevin Akin

    Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Guides to Historical Artifacts

  • At Home with the Aztecs

    An Archaeologist Uncovers Their Daily Life

    By Michael Smith

    At Home with the Aztecs provides a fresh view of Aztec society, focusing on households and communities instead of kings, pyramids, and human sacrifice. This new approach offers an opportunity to humanize the Aztecs, moving past the popular stereotype of sacrificial maniacs to demonstrate that these…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Archaeology: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Now in an updated third edition, Archaeology: The Basics provides a straightforward and engaging introduction to the world of Archaeology. This book answers key questions about how and why we practice archaeology and examines the theories and themes underpinning the subject. Fully updated, this new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

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