Archaeology: Archaeological Theory

  • 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

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium: Introducing Current Perspectives book cover

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    Introducing Current Perspectives

    By Craig N. Cipolla, Oliver J. T. Harris

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging with other current theoretical trends…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Community-based Heritage in Africa: Unveiling Local Research and Development Initiatives book cover

    Community-based Heritage in Africa

    Unveiling Local Research and Development Initiatives

    By Peter R. Schmidt

    This volume provides a powerful alternative to the Western paradigms that have governed archaeological inquiry and heritage studies in Africa. Community-based Heritage Research in Africa boldly shifts focus away from top-down community engagements, usually instigated by elite academic and heritage…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Material Worlds: Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity book cover

    Material Worlds

    Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity

    Edited by Barbara J. Heath, Eleanor E. Breen, Lori A. Lee

    Material Worlds examines consumption from an archaeological perspective, broadly exploring the intersection of social relations and objects through the processes of production, distribution, use, reuse, and discard. Interrogating individual objects as well as considering the contexts in which acts…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Balkan Dialogues: Negotiating Identity between Prehistory and the Present book cover

    Balkan Dialogues

    Negotiating Identity between Prehistory and the Present

    Edited by Maja Gori, Maria Ivanova

    Spatial variation and patterning in the distribution of artefacts are topics of fundamental significance in Balkan archaeology. For decades, archaeologists have classified spatial clusters of artefacts into discrete “cultures”, which have been conventionally treated as bound entities and equated…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Museums and Archaeology book cover

    Museums and Archaeology

    Edited by Robin Skeates

    Museums and Archaeology brings together a wide, but carefully chosen, selection of literature from around the world that connects museums and archaeology. Part of the successful Leicester Readers in Museum Studies series, it provides a combination of issue- and practice-based perspectives. As such,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Comparativism in Art History book cover

    Comparativism in Art History

    Edited by Jaś Elsner

    Featuring some of the major voices in the world of art history, this volume explores the methodological aspects of comparison in the historiography of the discipline. The chapters assess the strengths and weaknesses of comparative practice in the history of art, and consider the larger issue of the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Ancient Egyptian Temple Ritual: Performance, Patterns, and Practice book cover

    Ancient Egyptian Temple Ritual

    Performance, Patterns, and Practice

    By Katherine Eaton

    Large state temples in ancient Egypt were vast agricultural estates, with interests in mining, trading, and other economic activities. The temple itself served as the mansion or palace of the deity to whom the estate belonged, and much of the ritual in temples was devoted to offering a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Church and Ministry Strategic Planning: From Concept to Success book cover

    Church and Ministry Strategic Planning

    From Concept to Success

    By William Winston, Robert E Stevens, David L Loudon, R Henry Migliore

    Spiritual management is required for spiritual organization, and yet a ministry’s master plan should be the Master’s plan for that ministry. Church and Ministry Strategic Planning assists readers in developing a Biblically based blueprint for carrying out the many activities in which the church or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • The Writings of John Greenwood 1587-1590, together with the joint writings of Henry Barrow and John Greenwood 1587-1590 book cover

    The Writings of John Greenwood 1587-1590, together with the joint writings of Henry Barrow and John Greenwood 1587-1590

    By John Greenwood

    Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. Unlike Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their beliefs or conform to Anglicanism and as a consequence they died in 1593 - as martyrs for their steadfast adherence to the principles of English Congregationalism.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt: The Theban Case Study book cover

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study

    By Jean Li

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate Period. It is an intensive study of a corpus that is both geographically and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture book cover

    Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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