Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.

Archaeology

The full list of Routledge Archaeology titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Gyeongju

    The Capital of Golden Silla, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Milledge Nelson

    Gyeongju, the capital of the Kingdom of Silla, grew from a loose confederation of villages, called Saro, to become the capital of most of the Korean peninsula. Its relationships with Japan, the Eurasian Steppes, and countries along the Silk Road leading to Europe helped to make the city one of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • An Archaeology of Ancash

    Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru, 1st Edition

    By George Lau

    An Archaeology of Ancash is a well–illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of North Central Peru, and specifically the stone structures of the Ancash region. All the major cultures of highland Ancash built impressive monuments, with no other region of South America showing such an early and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • National Galleries

    1st Edition

    By Simon Knell

    Are national galleries different from other kinds of art gallery or museum? What value is there for the nation in a collection of international masterpieces? How are national galleries involved in the construction national art? National Galleries is the first book to undertake a panoramic view of a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments, 1st Edition

    By Ömür Harmanşah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The History of Archaeology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Bahn

    The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences in the history of and approach to archaeology in various parts of the world. Each…

    Paperback – 2013-12-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Knüsel, Martin Smith

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Archaeology

    Beyond the Tropes of Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo González-Ruibal

    Archaeology has been an important source of metaphors for some of the key intellectuals of the 20th century: Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Alois Riegl and Michel Foucault, amongst many others. However, this power has also turned against archaeology, because the discipline has been dealt with…

    Hardback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade

    Holy War and Colonisation, 1st Edition

    By Aleksander Pluskowski

    The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade explores the archaeology and material culture of the crusade against the Prussian tribes in the 13th century, and the subsequent society created by the Teutonic Order which lasted into the 16th century. It provides the first synthesis of the material culture…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge