Archaeology: Archaeology by Period or Region

  • The World of the Oxus Civilization book cover

    The World of the Oxus Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertille Lyonnet, Nadezhda Dubova

    This collection of essays presents a synthesis of current research on the Oxus Civilization, which rose and developed at the turn of the 3rd to 2nd millennia BC in Central Asia. First discovered in the 1970s, the Oxus Civilization, or the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex, has engendered…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Romanesque Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage book cover

    Romanesque Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage

    1st Edition

    Edited by John McNeill, RICHARD PLANT

    The twenty-three chapters in this volume explore the material culture of sanctity in Latin Europe and the Mediterranean between c. 1000 and c. 1220, with a focus on the ways in which saints and relics were enshrined, celebrated and displayed. Reliquary cults were particularly important during the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Romanesque Transactions

  • Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic: Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea book cover

    Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic

    Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almut Schülke

    Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic: Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea explores the character and significance of coastal landscapes in the Mesolithic – on different scales and with various theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches. Mesolithic people…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Roman-Period and Byzantine Nazareth and its Hinterland book cover

    Roman-Period and Byzantine Nazareth and its Hinterland

    1st Edition

    By Ken Dark

    Roman-period and Byzantine Nazareth and its Hinterland presents a new social and economic interpretation of Roman-period and Byzantine Nazareth and its hinterland as a whole, showing the transformation of a Roman-period Jewish village into a major Byzantine Christian pilgrimage centre. Although…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • Ritual, Identity and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Amerindian Socio-Cosmologies between the Andes, Amazonia and Mesoamerica: Toward an Anthropological Understanding of the Isthmo-Colombian Area book cover

    Amerindian Socio-Cosmologies between the Andes, Amazonia and Mesoamerica

    Toward an Anthropological Understanding of the Isthmo-Colombian Area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ernst Halbmayer

    This book offers a new anthropological understanding of the socio-cosmological and ontological characteristics of the Isthmo-Colombian Area, beyond established theories for Amazonia, the Andes and Mesoamerica. It focuses on a core region that has been largely neglected by comparative anthropology…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Interrogating Human Origins: Decolonisation and the Deep Human Past book cover

    Interrogating Human Origins

    Decolonisation and the Deep Human Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Porr, Jacqueline Matthews

    Interrogating Human Origins encourages new critical engagements with the study of human origins, broadening the range of approaches to bring in postcolonial theories, and beginning to explore the decolonisation of this complex topic. The collection of chapters presented in this volume creates…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Memories of Utopia: The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity book cover

    Memories of Utopia

    The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwen Neil, Kosta Simic

    These essays examine how various communities remembered and commemorated their shared past through the lens of utopia and its corollary, dystopia, providing a framework for the reinterpretation of rapidly changing religious, cultural and political realities of the turbulent period from 300 to 750…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology: Oral Testimony and Material Inroads book cover

    Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology

    Oral Testimony and Material Inroads, 1st Edition

    By Meghan Walley

    Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology: Oral Testimony and Material Inroads explores gender diversity in precontact Inuit history. By combining evidence from interviews with re-examinations of previously excavated archaeological collections, it challenges binary narratives and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • The Archaeology of Seeing: Science and Interpretation, the Past and the Contemporary Visual Art book cover

    The Archaeology of Seeing

    Science and Interpretation, the Past and the Contemporary Visual Art, 1st Edition

    By Liliana Janik

    The Archaeology of Seeing provides readers with a new and provocative understanding of material culture through exploring visual narratives captured in cave and rock art, sculpture, paintings, and more. The engaging argument draws on current thinking in archaeology on how we can interpret the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies book cover

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia

    Insights from Modern Development Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jill Goulder

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies is a reassessment of the role and impact of working-animal adoption in antiquity, focusing on 4th-3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia but applicable to other periods and regions. This book is driven by a novel…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications

  • A Community Empowerment Approach to Heritage Management (Open Access): From Values Assessment to Local Engagement book cover

    A Community Empowerment Approach to Heritage Management (Open Access)

    From Values Assessment to Local Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Kyriakidis

    This book presents an innovative approach to public archaeology in a rural community, which has had powerful results in terms of empowering a village community in Crete to become long term guardians of their cultural heritage. Highlighting the theoretical and local contexts of the Philioremos Peak…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

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