Archaeology: Politics of Archaeology

  • 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 – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • 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

  • Trafficking Culture: New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities book cover

    Trafficking Culture

    New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities, 1st Edition

    By Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie, Donna Yates, Christos Tsirogiannis

    Trafficking Culture outlines current research and thinking on the illicit market in antiquities. It moves along the global trafficking chain from ‘source’ to ‘market’, identifying the main roles and routines involved. Using original research, the authors explore the dynamics of this ‘grey’ market,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine: Palestine History and Heritage Project 1 book cover

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine

    Palestine History and Heritage Project 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Hamdan Taha, Ilan Pappe, Thomas L. Thompson

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine offers a comprehensive, evidence-based history of Palestine with a critical use of recent historical, archaeological and anthropological methods. This history is not an exclusive history, but one that is ethnically and culturally inclusive, a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage: Ethical concepts and practical challenges book cover

    Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Ethical concepts and practical challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Rediscovering the Great War: Archaeology and Enduring Legacies on the Soča and Eastern Fronts book cover

    Rediscovering the Great War

    Archaeology and Enduring Legacies on the Soča and Eastern Fronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uroš Košir, Matija Črešnar, Dimitrij Mlekuž

    The Great War was a turning point of the twentieth century, giving birth to a new, modern, and industrial approach to warfare that changed the world forever. The remembrance, awareness, and knowledge of the conflict and, most importantly, of those who participated and were affected by it, altered…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations book cover

    Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cornelius Holtorf, Andreas Pantazatos, Geoffrey Scarre

    Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations breaks new ground in our understanding of the challenges faced by heritage practitioners and researchers in the contemporary world of mass migration, where people encounter new cultural heritage and relocate their own. It focuses particularly on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe: An Un-inherited Past book cover

    Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe

    An Un-inherited Past, 1st Edition

    By Ashton Sinamai

    This book focuses on a forgotten place—the Khami World Heritage site in Zimbabwe. It examines how professionally ascribed values and conservation priorities affect the cultural landscape when there is a disjuncture between local community and national interests, and explores the epistemic violence…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 crises, offering unique opportunities to appreciate the solutions and mechanisms societies have developed over…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society book cover

    Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by ISTO HUVILA

    Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Extremism, Ancient and Modern: Insurgency, Terror and Empire in the Middle East book cover

    Extremism, Ancient and Modern

    Insurgency, Terror and Empire in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Scham

    Near Eastern archaeology is generally represented as a succession of empires with little attention paid to the individuals, labelled as terrorists at the time, that brought them down. Their stories, when viewed against the backdrop of current violent extremism in the Middle East, can provide a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Conflict Archaeology: Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity book cover

    Conflict Archaeology

    Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Fernández-Götz, Nico Roymans

    In the past two decades, conflict archaeology has become firmly established as a promising field of research, as reflected in publications, symposia, conference sessions and fieldwork projects. It has its origins in the study of battlefields and other conflict-related phenomena in the modern Era,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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