Archaeology: Archaeology by Period or Region

  • Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans book cover

    Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today. In…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • The Archaeology of Portable Art: Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives book cover

    The Archaeology of Portable Art

    Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives

    Edited by Michelle Langley, Duncan Wright, Mirani Litster, Sally K May

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Managing Heritage in Africa: Who Cares? book cover

    Managing Heritage in Africa

    Who Cares?

    Edited by Webber Ndoro, Shadreck Chirikure, Janette Deacon

    Managing Heritage in Africa provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date synthesis of heritage management practice in Africa, covering a broad spectrum of heritage issues such as archaeology, living traditions, sacred sites, heritage of pain (slavery), international conventions cultural landscapes, heritage…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812) book cover

    Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812)

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality book cover

    Dwelling

    Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality

    By Philip Tonner

    Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality negotiates the discourses of phenomenology, archaeology and palaeoanthropology in order to extend the ‘dwelling perspective’, an approach in the social sciences particularly associated with Tim Ingold and a number of other thinkers, including Chris Tilley…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Elis: Internal Politics and External Policy in Ancient Greece book cover

    Elis

    Internal Politics and External Policy in Ancient Greece

    By Graeme Bourke

    Elis examines the city of Elis from its earliest history, through the Archaic period and the Classical period where it reached its zenith, to its decline in the Hellenistic, Roman and later periods. Through examining this prominent city-state, its role in contemporary politics and the place of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • 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

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

    Princes of the Church

    Bishops and their Palaces

    Edited by David Rollason

    Princes of the Church brings together the latest research exploring the importance of bishops’ palaces for social and political history, landscape history, architectural history and archaeology. It is the first book-length study of such sites since Michael Thompson’s Medieval Bishops’ Houses (1998)…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs

  • 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

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