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  • The Ferriby Boats: Seacraft of the Bronze Age book cover

    The Ferriby Boats

    Seacraft of the Bronze Age

    By Edward Wright

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised…

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

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier book cover

    Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18

  • Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? book cover

    Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

    By Scott A J Johnson

    Ideas abound as to why certain complex societies collapsed in the past, including environmental change, subsistence failure, fluctuating social structure and lack of adaptability. Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? evaluates the current theories in this important topic and discusses why they offer…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13

  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean book cover

    Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    Edited by Christer Petley, Stephan Lenik

    Material things mattered immensely to those who engaged in daily struggles over the character and future of slavery and to those who subsequently contested the meanings of freedom in the post-emancipation Caribbean. Throughout the history of slavery, objects and places were significant to different…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11

  • World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction book cover

    World Prehistory

    A Brief Introduction, 9th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    This popular introductory textbook provides an overview of more than 3 million years of human prehistory. Written in an accessible and jargon-free style, this engaging volume tells the story of humanity from our beginnings in tropical Africa up to the advent of the world’s first urban civilizations…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice book cover

    Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06

  • Settlement Ecology of the Ancient Americas book cover

    Settlement Ecology of the Ancient Americas

    Edited by Lucas C. Kellett, Eric Jones

    In this exciting new volume several leading researchers use settlement ecology, an emerging approach to the study of archaeological settlements, to examine the spatial arrangement of prehistoric settlement patterns across the Americas. Positioned at the intersection of geography, human ecology,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge Archaeology of the Ancient Americas

  • Westminster: The Art, Architecture and Archaeology of the Royal Abbey and Palace book cover

    Westminster: The Art, Architecture and Archaeology of the Royal Abbey and Palace

    Edited by Warwick Rodwell, Tim Tatton-Brown

    The British Archaeological Association’s 2013 conference was devoted to the study of Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster. It also embraced Westminster School, which was founded at the Reformation in the Abbey precinct. Collectively, these institutions occupy a remarkable assemblage of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • Archaeology of the War of 1812 book cover

    Archaeology of the War of 1812

    Edited by Michael T. Lucas, Julie M. Schablitsky

    This is the first summary of how archaeology has contributed to our understanding of the War of 1812. The contributors of original papers discuss recent excavations and field surveys that present an archaeological perspective that enriches,—and often conflicts with, received historical narratives.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

  • Medieval Archaeology book cover

    Medieval Archaeology

    Edited by Roberta Gilchrist

    Medieval Archaeology has developed as a distinctive academic domain in the last fifty years or so. It is now taught widely at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and learned societies for Medieval Archaeology flourish across Europe. The subject is more interdisciplinary than most types of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27
    Critical Concepts in Archaeology

  • Before Modern Humans: New Perspectives on the African Stone Age book cover

    Before Modern Humans

    New Perspectives on the African Stone Age

    By Grant S. McCall

    This fascinating volume, assessing Lower and Middle Pleistocene African prehistory, argues that the onset of the Middle Stone Age marks the origins of landscape use patterns resembling those of modern human foragers. Inaugurating a paradigm shift in our understanding of modern human behavior, Grant…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26

  • The Sumerian World book cover

    The Sumerian World

    Edited by Harriet Crawford

    The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge Worlds

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