Archaeology: Archaeology by Period or Region

  • Formative Britain: The Archaeology of Britain AD400-1100 book cover

    Formative Britain

    The Archaeology of Britain AD400-1100

    By Martin Carver

    Formative Britain AD 400-1100 provides a detailed study of the archaeology of Britain and its inshore islands between AD 400 and 1100. For the first time a single-author book treats early medieval Britain as a whole, enabling Carver to show that the primary cultural, political and ideological…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Edited by Paul R Goldin

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artifacts. Thanks to the huge fund of new data provided by archaeology, historians are now keenly aware that traditional accounts of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Elamite World book cover

    The Elamite World

    Edited by Javier Álvarez-Mon, Gian Pietro Basello, Yasmina Wicks

    Amongst the civilizations to participate in the dynamic processes of contact and interchange that gave rise to complex societies in the ancient Near East, Elam has remained one of the most obscure, at times languishing in the background of scholarly inquiry. In recent years, however, an increasing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Aleppo: A History book cover

    Aleppo

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory book cover

    The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

    By Ina Berg

    This textbook offers an up-to-date academic synthesis of the Aegean islands from the earliest Palaeolithic period through to the demise of the Mycenaean civilization in the Late Bronze III period. The book integrates new findings and theoretical approaches whilst, at the same time, allowing readers…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Heritage and Memory of War: Responses from Small Islands book cover

    Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • "Losing One's Head" in the Ancient Near East

    Interpretation and Meaning of Decapitation

    By Rita Dolce

    In the Ancient Near East, cutting off someone’s head was a unique act, not comparable to other types of mutilation and therefore charged with a special symbolic and communicative significance. This book examines representations of decapitation in both images and texts, particularly in the context…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World book cover

    Place and Space in the Medieval World

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case-studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Rock Art and the Wild Mind: Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe book cover

    Rock Art and the Wild Mind

    Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe

    By Ingrid Fuglestvedt

    Ingrid Fuglestvedt is a senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Oslo, Norway.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Profane Egyptologists: The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion book cover

    Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion, employing ancient material and academic resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone: A Materialist Mapping of the

    Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the "Parting of the Ways"

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years, scholars have reevaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage: Rebuilding Knowledge, Memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture book cover

    Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

    Rebuilding Knowledge, Memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture

    Edited by Paul Newson, Ruth Young

    The human cost in any conflict is of course the first care in terms of the reduction, if not the elimination of damage. However, the cost to archaeology and heritage is also of major concern, and the irreversible loss of monuments and sites through conflict has been increasingly discussed and&…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

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