Archaeology: Bestsellers

11Bestsellers

  • The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills book cover

    The Archaeology Coursebook

    An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, 4th Edition

    By Jim Grant, Sam Gorin, Neil Fleming

    This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and key studies in this fourth edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • Material Evidence: Learning from Archaeological Practice book cover

    Material Evidence

    Learning from Archaeological Practice

    Edited by Robert Chapman, Alison Wylie

    How do archaeologists make effective use of physical traces and material culture as repositories of evidence? Material Evidence takes a resolutely case-based approach to this question, exploring instances of exemplary practice, key challenges, instructive failures, and innovative developments in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge

  • Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory: Investigating the Missing Majority book cover

    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory

    Investigating the Missing Majority

    By Linda M. Hurcombe

    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors: Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics book cover

    The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

    Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics

    Edited by Geoffrey E Braswell

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

  • The History of Archaeology: An Introduction book cover

    The History of Archaeology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Paul Bahn

    The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences in the history of and approach to archaeology in various parts of the world. Each…

    Paperback – 2013-12-24
    Routledge

  • The Ancient Central Andes book cover

    The Ancient Central Andes

    By Jeffrey Quilter

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and…

    Paperback – 2013-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • The Viking World book cover

    The Viking World

    Edited by Stefan Brink, Neil Price

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today’s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Field Archaeology: An Introduction book cover

    Field Archaeology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Drewett

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge

  • Prehistoric Britain book cover

    Prehistoric Britain

    2nd Edition

    By Timothy Darvill

    Britain has been inhabited by humans for over half a million years, during which time there were a great many changes in lifestyles and in the surrounding landscape. This book, now in its second edition, examines the development of human societies in Britain from earliest times to the Roman…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Archaeology: An Introduction book cover

    Archaeology

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Kevin Greene, Tom Moore

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the…

    Paperback – 2010-05-17
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of Ancient Australia book cover

    Archaeology of Ancient Australia

    By Peter Hiscock

    This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National…

    Paperback – 2007-10-16
    Routledge