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  • A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphers: Cryptography and the History of Literacy book cover

    A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphers

    Cryptography and the History of Literacy

    Edited by Katherine Ellison, Susan Kim

    The first cultural history of early modern cryptography, this collection brings together scholars in history, literature, music, the arts, mathematics, and computer science who study ciphering and deciphering from new materialist, media studies, cognitive studies, disability studies, and other…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Religion and Politics in the Ancient Americas book cover

    Religion and Politics in the Ancient Americas

    Edited by Sarah B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce

    This exciting collection explores the interplay of religion and politics in the precolumbian Americas. Each thought-provoking contribution positions religion as a primary factor influencing political innovations in this period, reinterpreting major changes through an examination of how religion…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of the Ancient Americas

  • 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

  • Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans book cover

    Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui book cover

    Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    Edited by Sonia Haoa Cardinali, Kathleen B. Ingersoll, Daniel W. Ingersoll Jr., Christopher M. Stevenson

    Rapa Nui, one of the world’s most isolated island societies and home to the notable moai, has been at the centre of a tense debate for the past decade. Some see it as the site of a dramatic cultural collapse occurring before Western contact, where a self-inflicted ecocide was brought on by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality book cover

    Dwelling

    Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality

    By Philip Tonner

    Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality negotiates the discourses of phenomenology, archaeology and palaeoanthropology in order to extend the ‘dwelling perspective’, an approach in the social sciences particularly associated with Tim Ingold and a number of other thinkers, including Chris Tilley…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Environmental Site Plans and Development Review book cover

    Environmental Site Plans and Development Review

    By Robert Sanford

    The most effective way to participate in land stewardship and environmental management is to get involved in the review of proposed developments. In smaller communities, this review is primarily done by a planning board or commission made up of volunteer members, guided by professionals in certain…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Archaeology and Buddhism in South Asia book cover

    Archaeology and Buddhism in South Asia

    By Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This book traces the archaeological trajectory of the expansion of Buddhism and its regional variations in South Asia. Focusing on the multireligious context of the subcontinent in the first millennium BCE, the volume breaks from conventional studies that pose Buddhism as a counter to the Vedic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia: Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads book cover

    Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia

    Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads

    By Claudia Chang

    The peoples of Inner Asia in the second half of the first millennium BC have long been considered to be nomads, engaging in warfare and conflict. This book, which presents the findings of new archaeological research in southeastern Kazakhstan, analyzes these findings to present important…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Sentient Conceptualisations: Feeling for Time in the Sciences of the Past book cover

    Sentient Conceptualisations

    Feeling for Time in the Sciences of the Past

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations is about how scientists studying the past understand time in relation to space. Simonetti argues that the feelings for depths and surfaces, arising from the bodily movements and gestures of scientific practice, strongly influence conceptualisations of space and time.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Landscapes: Geologies, Topographies, Identities; Explorations in Landscape Phenomenology 3 book cover

    Interpreting Landscapes

    Geologies, Topographies, Identities; Explorations in Landscape Phenomenology 3

    By Christopher Tilley

    This book takes a new approach to writing about the past. Instead of studying the prehistory of Britain from Mesolithic to Iron Age times in terms of periods or artifact classifications, Tilley examines it through the lens of their geology and landscapes, asserting the fundamental significance of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

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