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  • Manure Matters: Historical, Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives book cover

    Manure Matters

    Historical, Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Jones

    In pre-industrial societies, in which the majority of the population lived directly off the land, few issues were more important than the maintenance of soil fertility. Without access to biodegradable wastes from production processes or to synthetic agrochemicals, early farmers continuously…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Archaeology in the Making: Conversations through a Discipline book cover

    Archaeology in the Making

    Conversations through a Discipline

    Edited by William L Rathje, Michael Shanks, Christopher Witmore

    Archaeology in the Making is a collection of bold statements about archaeology, its history, how it works, and why it is more important than ever. This book comprises conversations about archaeology among some of its notable contemporary figures. They delve deeply into the questions that have come…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Thebes: A History book cover

    Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Thebes offers a scholarly survey of the history and archaeology of the city, from 1600 BCE – 476 CE. Discussions of major developments in politics, war, society and culture form the basis of a chronological examination of one of Greece’s most powerful and dynamic cities. By taking a broad view, the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Greek Art in Context: Archaeological and Art Historical Perspectives book cover

    Greek Art in Context

    Archaeological and Art Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Diana Rodriguez Perez

    This volume gathers together selected contributions which were originally presented at the conference ‘Greek Art in Context’ at the University of Edinburgh in 2014. Its aim is to introduce the reader to the broad and multifaceted notion of context in relation to Greek art and, more specifically, to…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe book cover

    Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe

    By Nils Anfinset, Melanie Wrigglesworth

    This book aims to understand the process of the Bronze Age societies of Northern Europe which are often regarded as the periphery and a bleak contrast to the Central European Bronze Age. The Bronze Age is the first "globalised" period with new types of societies and new modes of exchange and trade.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 600–800): An Island in Transition book cover

    Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 600–800)

    An Island in Transition

    By Luca Zavagno

    Research on early medieval Cyprus has focused on the late antique "golden age" (late fourth/early fifth to seventh century) and the so-called Byzantine "Reconquista" (post-AD 965) while overlooking the intervening period. This phase was characterized, supposedly, by the division of the political…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects: Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives book cover

    Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects

    Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives

    By Daniela Pinna

    Coping with Biological Grown on Stone Heritage Objects: Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives offers hands-on guidance for addressing the specific challenges involved in conserving historical monuments, sculptures, archaeological sites, and caves that have been attacked and colonized by…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19
    Apple Academic Press

  • Viking-Age Transformations: Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia book cover

    Viking-Age Transformations

    Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia

    Edited by Zanette T. Glørstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

    The Viking Age was a period of profound change in Scandinavia. As kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing ideological and cosmological framework and towns were formed. This book examines a central backdrop to these changes: the economic transformation of West Scandinavia.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge
    Culture, Environment and Adaptation in the North

  • 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

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe book cover

    Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland book cover

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    By Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Going West?: The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians book cover

    Going West?

    The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians

    Edited by Agathe Reingruber, Zoï Tsirtsoni, Petranka Nedelcheva

    Going West? uses the latest data to question how the Neolithic way of life was diffused from the Near East to Europe via Anatolia. The transformations of the 7th millennium BC in western Anatolia undoubtedly had a significant impact on the neighboring regions of southeast Europe. Yet the nature,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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