Archaeology: Introductory Archaeology

  • Iron Age Lives: The Archaeology of Britain and Ireland 800 BC – AD 400 book cover

    Iron Age Lives

    The Archaeology of Britain and Ireland 800 BC – AD 400

    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 – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects book cover

    The Archaeology of Art

    Materials, Practices, Affects

    By Andrew Cochrane, Andrew Meirion Jones

    How can archaeologists interpret ancient art and images if they do not treat them as symbols or signifiers of identity? Traditional approaches to the archaeology of art have borrowed from the history of art and the anthropology of art by focusing on iconography, meaning, communication and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Themes in Archaeology Series

  • Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past book cover

    Archaeology

    The Science of the Human Past, 5th Edition

    By Mark Q Sutton

    The main objective in writing this text was to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world of archaeology from the scientific perspective. Like all researchers, I have a bias in my approach to the study of the past. I view and interpret the past from the viewpoint of empirical…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of Pacific Oceania: Inhabiting a Sea of Islands book cover

    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 – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory book cover

    People of the Earth

    An Introduction to World Prehistory, 15th Edition

    By Dr. Brian 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 – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Quantitative Research: Archaeology by Numbers book cover

    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

  • World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways Through Time book cover

    World Prehistory and Archaeology

    Pathways Through Time, 4th Edition

    By Michael Chazan

    An Integrated Picture of Prehistory as an Active Process of Discovery World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, fourth edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium: Introducing Current Perspectives book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Ancient Complex Societies book cover

    Ancient Complex Societies

    By Jennifer C. Ross, Sharon R. Steadman

    Ancient Complex Societies examines the archaeological evidence for the rise and functioning of politically and socially “complex” cultures in antiquity. Particular focus is given to civilizations exhibiting positions of leadership, social and administrative hierarchies, emerging and already…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Research: A Brief Introduction book cover

    Archaeological Research

    A Brief Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Peregrine

    This updated edition of Archaeological Research introduces the basic methods of archaeological research, including data collection, analysis, interpretation, as well as a consideration of the state of archaeology today. New to the Second Edition is updated information on geographic information…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

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