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  • Museum Basics

    The International Handbook, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Travellers in Time

    Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World, 1st Edition

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It critiques both traditional culture-history-grounded notions of movement in the region as straightforwardly transformative, and the processual, systemic models that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Romanesque Patrons and Processes

    Design and Instrumentality in the Art and Architecture of Romanesque Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jordi Camps, Manuel Castiñeiras, John McNeill, Richard Plant

    The twenty-five papers in this volume arise from a conference jointly organised by the British Archaeological Association and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona. They explore the making of art and architecture in Latin Europe and the Mediterranean between c. 1000 and c. 1250, with a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Archaeologies of Rock Art

    South American Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrés Troncoso, Felipe Armstrong, George Nash

    Rock art in South America is as diverse as the continent itself. In this vast territory, different peoples produced engravings, paintings, and massive earthworks, from the Atacama to the Amazon. These marks on the landscape were made by all different kinds of peoples, from some of the earliest…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Historical Archaeologies of Transhumance across Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Costello, Eva Svensson

    Transhumance is a form of pastoralism that has been practised around the world since animals were first domesticated. Such seasonal movements have formed an important aspect of many European farming systems for several thousand years, although they have declined markedly since the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Archaeology of Pacific Oceania

    Inhabiting a Sea of Islands, 1st Edition

    By Mike Carson

    This book integrates a region-wide chronological narrative of the archaeology of Pacific Oceania. How and why did this vast sea of islands, covering nearly one-third of the world’s surface, come to be inhabited over the last several millennia, transcending significant change in ecology, demography,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • The Elamite World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Javier Álvarez-Mon, Gian Pietro Basello, Yasmina Wicks

    Amongst the civilizations to participate in the dynamic processes of contact and interchange that gave rise to complex societies in the ancient Near East, Elam has remained one of the most obscure, at times languishing in the background of scholarly inquiry. In recent years, however, an increasing…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Strategies for Quantitative Research

    Archaeology by Numbers, 1st Edition

    By Grant S. McCall

    It is little secret that most archaeologists are uneasy with statistics. Thankfully, in the modern world, quantitative analysis has been made immensely easier by statistical software packages. Software now does virtually all our statistical calculations, removing a great burden for researchers. At…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23
    Routledge

  • Multispecies Archaeology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch

    Multispecies Archaeology explores the issue of ecological and cultural novelty in the archaeological record from a multispecies perspective. Human exceptionalism and our place in nature have long been topics of academic consideration and archaeology has been synonymous with an axclusively human…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Iconoclasm and Later Prehistory

    1st Edition

    By Henry Chapman

    Iconoclasm, or the destruction of images and other symbols, is a subject that has significant resonance today. Traditionally focusing on examples such as those from late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution, iconoclasm implies intentioned attacks that reflect…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Museums Involving Communities

    Authentic Connections, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Kadoyama

    Museums Involving Communities: Authentic Connections explores how museums can become more active and also considers how they might involve members of their local communities in their everyday work. Examining the key components of the museum–community relationship, this book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Gender and Heritage

    Performance, Place and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wera Grahn, Ross J. Wilson

    Gender and Heritage brings together a group of international scholars to examine the performance, place and politics of gender within heritage. Through a series of case studies, models and assessments, the significance of understanding and working with concepts of gender is demonstrated as a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • 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

  • Dolmens in the Levant

    1st Edition

    By James A. Fraser

    When Western explorers first encountered dolmens in the Levant, they thought they had discovered the origins of a megalithic phenomenon that spread as far as the Atlantic coast. Although European dolmens are now considered an unrelated tradition, many researchers continue to approach dolmens in the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • 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

  • Rock Art and the Wild Mind

    Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Fuglestvedt

      Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Nämforsen and Vingen. Hunters’ rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality in what it depicts, most often terrestrial big game…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Antons, William Logan

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage examines various notions of property in relation to intangible cultural heritage and discusses how these ideas are employed in rights discourses by governments and indigenous and local communities around the world. There is…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion, 1st Edition

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion has been growing, almost undocumented, for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Crossing the Human Threshold

    Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Pope, John McNabb, Clive Gamble

    When was the human threshold crossed? What is the evidence for evolving humans and their emerging humanity? This volume explores in a global overview the archaeology of the Middle Pleistocene, 800,000 to 130,000 years ago when evidence for innovative cultural behaviour appeared. The evidence shows…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Frames and Debates in Deep Human History

  • Yungang

    Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy, 1st Edition

    By Joy Lidu Yi

    The first-ever comprehensive analysis of its kind in any western language, this unique volume provides a social art history of Yungang: a 5th-century rock-cut court cave complex, UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the greatest Buddhist monuments of all time. Yungang asks why, when, and under…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

  • Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

    Rebuilding Knowledge, Memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Newson, Ruth Young

    The human cost in any conflict is of course the first care in terms of the reduction, if not the elimination of damage. However, the destruction of archaeology and heritage as a consequence of civil and international wars is also of major concern, and the irreversible loss of monuments…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge

  • Active Collections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Wood, Rainey Tisdale, Trevor Jones

    In recent years, many museums have implemented sweeping changes in how they engage audiences. However, changes to the field’s approaches to collections stewardship have come much more slowly. Active Collections critically examines existing approaches to museum collections and explores practical,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

  • Museums, Power, Knowledge

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Tony Bennett

    Few perspectives have invigorated the development of critical museum studies over the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries as much as Foucault’s account of the relations between knowledge and power and their role in processes of governing. Within this literature, Tony Bennett’s work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • Group Inquiry at Science Museum Exhibits

    Getting Visitors to Ask Juicy Questions, 1st Edition

    By Joshua P Gutwill

    This brief volume describes an innovative activity that can be used by museum professionals to foster two key inquiry skills�asking a good question and articulating discoveries. A hybrid between a research report and a how-to manual, it describes the development, evaluation, and results of Juicy…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

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