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  • The Natural Theology of Evolution book cover

    The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Human Evolution: An Introduction for the Behavioural Sciences book cover

    Human Evolution

    An Introduction for the Behavioural Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Richards

    Originally published in 1987, Human Evolution looks at theories of the evolution of human behaviour (contemporary at the time of publication). The book reviews competing theories of psychological and social evolution and provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject. A key theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Rates of Evolution book cover

    Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts book cover

    The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts

    1st Edition

    By Karl Frank

    Originally published in 1913, The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts examines the theory of Descent; the book is a time capsule of information, providing a record of the explorations into Darwinian theory during the first half of the 20th century. The book examines the contradictions which…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Economies of Destruction: How the systematic destruction of valuables created value in Bronze Age Europe, c. 2300-500 BC book cover

    Economies of Destruction

    How the systematic destruction of valuables created value in Bronze Age Europe, c. 2300-500 BC, 1st Edition

    By David Fontijn

    Why do people destroy objects and materials that are important to them? This book aims to make sense of this fascinating, yet puzzling social practice by focusing on a period in history in which such destructive behavior reached unseen heights and complexity: the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge

  • The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Adornment: Studies from Central and East Asian Mortuary Contexts book cover

    The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Adornment

    Studies from Central and East Asian Mortuary Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheri A. Lullo, Leslie V. Wallace

    The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Adornment examines the significance of adornment to the shaping of identity in mortuary contexts within Central and East Asia, and brings these perspectives into dialogue with current scholarship in other worldwide regions. Adornment and dress are well-established…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Aboriginal Maritime Landscapes in South Australia: The Balance Ground book cover

    Aboriginal Maritime Landscapes in South Australia

    The Balance Ground, 1st Edition

    By Madeline Fowler

    Aboriginal Maritime Landscapes in South Australia reveals the maritime landscape of a coastal Aboriginal mission, Burgiyana (Point Pearce), in South Australia, based on the experiences of the Narungga community. A collaborative initiative with Narungga peoples and a cross-disciplinary approach has…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China book cover

    Liangzhu Culture

    Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bin Liu, Qin Ling

    The Liangzhu culture (5,300-4,300 cal B.P.) represented the peak of prehistoric cultural and social development in the Yangtze Delta. With a wide sphere of influence centred near present day Hangzhou city, the Liangzhu Site Complex is considered one of the earliest urban centres in prehistoric…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad book cover

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Relational Archaeologies and Cosmologies in the North: Northern Exposures book cover

    Relational Archaeologies and Cosmologies in the North

    Northern Exposures, 1st Edition

    By Vesa-Pekka Herva, Antti Lahelma

    In its analysis of the archaeologies and histories of the northern fringe of Europe, this book provides a focus on animistic-shamanistic cosmologies and the associated human-environment relations from the Neolithic to modern times. The North has fascinated Europeans throughout history, as an…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Open Field Agriculture book cover

    The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1981, The Origins of Open Field Agriculture looks at the problems connected with open field agriculture – the origins of strip cultivation, the three-field system, the adaptation of ‘Celtic’ fields, and the development of ploughing techniques. The book looks at the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Origins of English Feudalism book cover

    Origins of English Feudalism

    1st Edition

    By R. Allen Brown

    Originally published in 1973, Origins of English Feudalism suggests that English feudalism has, for a long time, been the most controversial and thereby the most highly technical aspect of English medieval history. The book contains relevant sources that will be of use to readers and will allow…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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