Archaeology: Archaeology by Period or Region

  • An Archaeology of Skill: Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe book cover

    An Archaeology of Skill

    Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe

    By Maikel H.G. Kuijpers

    Material is the mother of innovation and it is through skill that innovations are brought about. This core thesis that is developed in this book identifies skill as the linchpin of – and missing link between – studies on craft, creativity, innovation, and material culture. Through a detailed study…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Carlisle: A Frontier and Border City book cover

    Carlisle

    A Frontier and Border City

    By Mike McCarthy

    Carlisle charts the city's emergence as an urban centre under the Romans and traces its vicissitudes over subsequent centuries until the high Middle Ages. Arguably, the most important theme that differentiates its development from many other towns is its position as a 'border' city. The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The World of Great Zimbabwe book cover

    The World of Great Zimbabwe

    Edited by Innocent Pikirayi

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City book cover

    Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City

    By Robert McEachnie

    Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City examines how the increasing authority of institutionalized churches changed late antique urban environments. Aquileia, the third largest city in Italy during late antiquity, presents a case study in the transformation of elite Roman…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 600–800): An Island in Transition book cover

    Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 600–800)

    An Island in Transition

    By Luca Zavagno

    Research on early medieval Cyprus has focused on the late antique "golden age" (late fourth/early fifth to seventh century) and the so-called Byzantine "Reconquista" (post-AD 965) while overlooking the intervening period. This phase was characterized, supposedly, by the division of the political…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia: Recent Soviet Discoveries book cover

    The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia

    Recent Soviet Discoveries

    Edited by Philip L. Kohl

    The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia edited by Philip L. Kohl collates translated articles from soviet findings of Bronze Age and Aenolithic remains in Central Asia. Originally published in 1981, these articles include the latest discoveries at the time of publication such as the Murghab…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Thebes: A History book cover

    Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Thebes offers a scholarly survey of the history and archaeology of the city, from 1600 BCE – 476 CE. Discussions of major developments in politics, war, society and culture form the basis of a chronological examination of one of Greece’s most powerful and dynamic cities. By taking a broad view, the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Princes of the Church: Bishops and their Palaces book cover

    Princes of the Church

    Bishops and their Palaces

    Edited by David Rollason

    This is a carefully structured and edited volume of research papers arising from a conference of the same title held at Auckland Castle, County Durham, in 2015. The aim of the volume is to bring together the latest research, exploring the importance of bishops’ palaces for social and political…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs

  • 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 – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe book cover

    Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Going West?: The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians book cover

    Going West?

    The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians

    Edited by Agathe Reingruber, Zoï Tsirtsoni, Petranka Nedelcheva

    Going West? uses the latest data to question how the Neolithic way of life was diffused from the Near East to Europe via Anatolia. The transformations of the 7th millennium BC in western Anatolia undoubtedly had a significant impact on the neighboring regions of southeast Europe. Yet the nature,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Archaeology (2001): An Encyclopedia book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Medieval Archaeology (2001)

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Pam J. Crabtree

    First published in 2001, this is the first reference work to cover the archaeology of medieval Europe. No other reference can claim such comprehensive coverage -- from Ireland to Russia and from Scandinavia to Italy, the archaeology of the entirety of medieval Europe is discussed. With coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

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