Archaeology: Archaeological Science & Methodology

  • Strategies for Quantitative Research: Archaeology by Numbers book cover

    Strategies for Quantitative Research

    Archaeology by Numbers

    By Grant S. McCall

    It is little secret that most archaeologists are uneasy with statistics. Thankfully, in the modern world, quantitative analysis has been made immensely easier by statistical software packages. Software now does virtually all our statistical calculations, removing a great burden for researchers. At…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Multispecies Archaeology book cover

    Multispecies Archaeology

    Edited by Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch

    Multispecies Archaeology explores the issue of ecological and cultural novelty in the archaeological record from a multispecies perspective. Encompassing more than just our relationships with animals the book considers what we can learn about the human past without humans as the focus of the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Language and Classification: Meaning-Making in the Classification and Categorization of Ceramics book cover

    Language and Classification

    Meaning-Making in the Classification and Categorization of Ceramics

    By Allison Burkette

    This volume adopts a practice-based approach to examine the different ways in which classification is communicated and negotiated in different environments within archaeology. The book looks specifically at the archaeological classification of ceramics as a lens through which to examine the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present: Resilience, Decline, and Revival book cover

    Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present

    Resilience, Decline, and Revival

    Edited by Federica Sulas, Innocent Pikirayi

    As water availability, management and conservation become global challenges, there is now wide consensus that historical knowledge can provide crucial information to address present water crises. Moreover, water takes in different forms from rainfall to groundwater and soil moisture, and history…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Spatial History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Spatial History

    Edited by Ian Gregory, Don DeBats, Don Lafreniere

    Ian Gregory is Professor of Digital Humanities at Lancaster University, UK. He has worked extensively on using GIS in the Humanities on topics ranging from nineteenth-century infant mortality to Lake District literature. He has published four books and numerous journal articles on the subject. He…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management book cover

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management

    Edited by Francis P. McManamon

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management describes the historic developments, current challenges, and future opportunities presented by contemporary Cultural Resource Management (CRM). CRM is a substantial aspect of archaeology, history, historical architecture, historical preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Isotopic Investigations of Pastoralism in Prehistory book cover

    Isotopic Investigations of Pastoralism in Prehistory

    Edited by Alicia R. Ventresca Miller, Cheryl A. Makarewicz

    Pastoralists were a vital economic and social force in ancient societies around the globe, transforming landscapes poorly suited for agriculture into spaces of vast productive potential while simultaneously connecting mobile and sedentary communities alike across considerable distances. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • 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 – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Dental Morphology for Anthropology: An Illustrated Manual book cover

    Dental Morphology for Anthropology

    An Illustrated Manual

    By Heather J. H. Edgar

    This work provides a new, comprehensive update to the Arizona State University Dental Anthropology System (ASUDAS). Drawing upon her extensive experience in informatics, curating data, and dental morphological data acquisition, Edgar has developed accessible and user-friendly standardized images…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual

    4th Edition

    By Steven N. Byers

    This manual provides students in academic laboratory courses with hands-on experience of the major processes of forensic anthropology. Designed to accompany the textbook Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, the manual introduces core procedures and protocol, with exercise worksheets to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Field Archaeology book cover

    Field Archaeology

    By R.J.C. Atkinson

    During the years before this book was first published in 1946, and re-editioned in 1953, much had been written on the results of archaeological research, but no account had been published of the methods by which those results are obtained. This book provides a simple introduction to the principles…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology book cover

    Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology

    By M.G.L. Baillie

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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