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Archaeology Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Welcome to the Routledge Archaeology Textbook Catalog.

Within the pages of this online catalog you will find our forthcoming, new and key archaeology textbooks.

Instructors - All the books in this catalog are available to order as either complimentary exam copies or as e-Inspection copies. If you are teaching and would like to receive a copy of a book to consider adopting it for your course, simply click on the book title for more information.

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Featured Textbooks

  • 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 – 2019-02-13 
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  • Iron Age Lives

    The Archaeology of Britain and Ireland 800 BC – AD 400, 1st Edition

    By Ian Armit

    Iron Age Lives provides the first integrated academic treatment of the Iron Age of Britain and Ireland. After considering the social changes that marked the end of the Later Bronze Age, it examines the environmental, economic, demographic and cultural factors that underpinned the emergence of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
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    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Formative Britain

    An Archaeology of Britain, Fifth to Eleventh Century AD, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-10 
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    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

    1st Edition

    By Ina Berg

    This textbook offers an up-to-date academic synthesis of the Aegean islands from the earliest Palaeolithic period through to the demise of the Mycenaean civilization in the Late Bronze III period. The book integrates new findings and theoretical approaches whilst, at the same time, allowing readers…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
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  • Bronze Age Britain

    Communities and Connections, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Roberts, Neil Wilkin

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
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  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
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    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland

    2nd Edition

    By Terry B. Barry

    The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland has become an indispensable guide to the archaeology of this crucial period in Ireland’s history. As well as providing an overview of the methods and practice of medieval Irish archaeology it provides a major survey of the monuments and material of the period -…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
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  • People of the Earth

    An Introduction to World Prehistory, 15th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    People of the Earth is a narrative account of the prehistory of humankind from our origins over 3 million years ago to the first pre-industrial civilizations, beginning about 5,000 years ago. This is a global prehistory, which covers prehistoric times in every corner of the world, in a jargon-free…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
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  • Archaeology

    The Science of the Human Past, 5th Edition

    By Mark Q Sutton

    Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past provides an introduction to the broad and fascinating world of archaeology from the scientific perspective. Conveying the exhilaration of archaeological work, it explores the ways archaeologists analyse and interpret evidence. Varying…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
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  • The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Archaeology of Pacific Oceania

    Inhabiting a Sea of Islands, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-07
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    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Strategies for Quantitative Research

    Archaeology by Numbers, 1st Edition

    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
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