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2017 & 2018 Archaeology Titles for Review

We are delighted to present a list of recently published titles from our Archaeology division. If you would like to request a review copy, please complete our online form.

January - March 2018

  • Formative Britain

    The Archaeology of Britain AD400-1100

    By Martin Carver

    Formative Britain presents an account of the peoples occupying the island of Britain between 400 and 1100AD, whose ideas continue to set the political agenda today.  Forty years of new archaeological research has laid bare a hive of diverse and disputatious communities of Picts, Scots, Welsh,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Constructing Destruction

    Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City

    By Trinidad Rico

    Large-scale disasters mobilize heritage professionals to a narrative of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of processes to counter that risk. Trinidad Rico’s critical ethnography analyses heritage practices in the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Museum Basics

    The International Handbook, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Travellers in Time

    Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It critiques both traditional culture-history-grounded notions of movement in the region as straightforwardly transformative, and the processual, systemic models that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Archaeology of Pacific Oceania

    Inhabiting a Sea of Islands

    By Mike Carson

    This book integrates a region-wide chronological narrative of the archaeology of Pacific Oceania. How and why did this vast sea of islands, covering nearly one-third of the world’s surface, come to be inhabited over the last several millennia, transcending significant change in ecology, demography,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Romanesque Patrons and Processes

    Design and Instrumentality in the Art and Architecture of Romanesque Europe

    Edited by Jordi Camps, Manuel Castiñeiras, John McNeill, Richard Plant

    The twenty-five papers in this volume arise from a conference jointly organised by the British Archaeological Association and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona. They explore the making of art and architecture in Latin Europe and the Mediterranean between c. 1000 and c. 1250, with a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • Archaeologies of Rock Art

    South American Perspectives

    Edited by Andrés Troncoso, Felipe Armstrong, George Nash

    Rock art in South America is as diverse as the continent itself. In this vast territory, different peoples produced engravings, paintings, and massive earthworks, from the Atacama to the Amazon. These marks on the landscape were made by all different kinds of peoples, from some of the earliest…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Historical Archaeologies of Transhumance across Europe

    Edited by Eugene Costello, Eva Svensson

    Transhumance is a form of pastoralism that has been practised around the world since animals were first domesticated. Such seasonal movements have formed an important aspect of many European farming systems for several thousand years, although they have declined markedly since the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Strategies for Quantitative Research

    Archaeology by Numbers

    By Grant S. McCall

    It is little secret that most archaeologists are uneasy with statistics. Thankfully, in the modern world, quantitative analysis has been made immensely easier by statistical software packages. Software now does virtually all our statistical calculations, removing a great burden for researchers. At…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23
    Routledge

  • Multispecies Archaeology

    Edited by Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch

    Multispecies Archaeology explores the issue of ecological and cultural novelty in the archaeological record from a multispecies perspective. Human exceptionalism and our place in nature have long been topics of academic consideration and archaeology has been synonymous with an axclusively human…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Iconoclasm and Later Prehistory

    By Henry Chapman

    Iconoclasm, or the destruction of images and other symbols, is a subject that has significant resonance today. Traditionally focusing on examples such as those from late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution, iconoclasm implies intentioned attacks that reflect…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Gender and Heritage

    Performance, Place and Politics

    Edited by Wera Grahn, Ross J. Wilson

    Gender and Heritage brings together a group of international scholars to examine the performance, place and politics of gender within heritage. Through a series of case studies, models and assessments, the significance of understanding and working with concepts of gender is demonstrated as a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Extremism, Ancient and Modern

    Insurgency, Terror and Empire in the Middle East

    By Sandra Scham

    Near Eastern archaeology is generally represented as a succession of empires with little attention paid to the individuals, labelled as terrorists at the time, that brought them down. Their stories, when viewed against the backdrop of current violent extremism in the Middle East, can provide a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • Dolmens in the Levant

    By James A. Fraser

    When Western explorers first encountered dolmens in the Levant, they thought they had discovered the origins of a megalithic phenomenon that spread as far as the Atlantic coast. Although European dolmens are now considered an unrelated tradition, many researchers continue to approach dolmens in the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual