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Archaeology 2017 New and Key Titles

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Highlights

  • Archaeological Theory in Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia A Urban, Edward Schortman

    Many students view archaeological theory as a subject distinct from field research.  This division is reinforced by the way theory is taught, often in stand-alone courses that focus more on logic and reasoning than on the application of ideas to fieldwork.  Divorcing thought from action does not…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Formative Britain

    An Archaeology of Britain, Fifth to Eleventh Century AD

    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 – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Time and History in Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma L. Baysal

    Time and History in Prehistory explores the many processes through which time and history are conceptualised and constructed, challenging the perception of prehistoric societies as a-historical. Drawing equally on contemporary theory and illustrative case-studies and firmly rooted in material…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Egypt

    Anatomy of a Civilization, 3rd Edition

    By Barry J. Kemp

    This fully revised and updated third edition of the bestselling Ancient Egypt seeks to identify what gave ancient Egypt its distinctive and enduring characteristics, ranging across material culture, the mindset of its people, and social and economic factors. In this volume, Barry J. Kemp…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    Introducing Current Perspectives

    By Oliver J. T. Harris, Craig Cipolla

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging with other current theoretical trends…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    By Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Historical Archaeology

    3rd Edition

    By Charles E. Orser, Jr.

    This book provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology, which focuses on modern history in all its fascinating regional, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Accessibly covering key methods and concepts, including fundamental theories and principles, the history of the field, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    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

  • India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Subcontinent from c. 7000 BCE to CE 1200, 2nd Edition

    By Burjor Avari

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    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

  • Ancient Civilizations

    4th Edition

    Edited by Chris Scarre, Brian M. Fagan

    Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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

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