Archaeology: Featured Books

7Featured Books

  • Archaeology of The Teufelsberg: Exploring Western Electronic Intelligence Gathering in Cold War Berlin book cover

    Archaeology of The Teufelsberg

    Exploring Western Electronic Intelligence Gathering in Cold War Berlin, 1st Edition

    By Wayne D Cocroft, John Schofield

    For over 50 years, the white radomes of the Teufelsberg have been one of Berlin’s most prominent landmarks. For half of this time the city lay over 100 miles behind an 'Iron Curtain' that divided East from West, and was surrounded by communist East Germany and the densest concentration of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Contemporary World

  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory book cover

    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 – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Architectural Energetics in Archaeology: Analytical Expansions and Global Explorations book cover

    Architectural Energetics in Archaeology

    Analytical Expansions and Global Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah McCurdy, Elliot M. Abrams

    Archaeologists and the public at large have long been fascinated by monumental architecture built by past societies. Whether considering the earthworks in the Ohio Valley or the grandest pyramids in Egypt and Mexico, people have been curious as to how pre-modern societies with limited technology…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Theory in Practice book cover

    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 – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Formative Britain: An Archaeology of Britain, Fifth to Eleventh Century AD book cover

    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 1100 AD, 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 – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East book cover

    Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Young

    Landlord villages dominated Iranian land tenure for hundreds of years, whereby one powerful landlord owned the village structures, surrounding farmland, and to all intents and purposes, the village occupants themselves, a system that in some cases remained in place up to the 1979 Islamic Revolution…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers: The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050 book cover

    Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers

    The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050, 1st Edition

    By Jacek Gruszczyński

    It is widely accepted that the Viking Age (c. 800–1050) stimulated the development of long-distance, regional and local trade and exchange networks. The clearest archaeological evidence for these contacts is mainly in the form of silver artefacts predominantly found in hoards in Northern and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World