E-books: Archaeology

  • Gods and Goddesses in Ancient Italy book cover

    Gods and Goddesses in Ancient Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Bispham, Daniele Miano

    This collection explores the multifaceted nature of the gods and goddesses worshipped in ancient Italy. It examines Italic, Etruscan, and Latin deities in context and in the material remains, and also in the Greco-Roman written record and later scholarship which drew on these texts. Many deities…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Interrogating Human Origins: Decolonisation and the Deep Human Past book cover

    Interrogating Human Origins

    Decolonisation and the Deep Human Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Porr, Jacqueline Matthews

    Interrogating Human Origins encourages new critical engagements with the study of human origins, broadening the range of approaches to bring in postcolonial theories, and begin to explore the decolonisation of this complex topic. The collection of chapters presented in this volume creates spaces…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Archaeological Orientations

  • Memories of Utopia: The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity book cover

    Memories of Utopia

    The Revision of Histories and Landscapes in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwen Neil, Kosta Simic

    These essays examine how various communities remembered and commemorated their shared past through the lens of utopia and its corollary, dystopia, providing a framework for the reinterpretation of rapidly changing religious, cultural, and political realities of the turbulent period from 300 to 750…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies: Perspectives from Africa book cover

    Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies

    Perspectives from Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Schmidt

    Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies: Perspectives from Africa provides new ways to look at and think about the practice of community archaeology and heritage studies across the globe. Long hidden from view, African experiences and experiments with participatory archaeology and heritage…

    eBook – 2019-11-30
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Archaeology: Mind, Ethnography, and the Past in South Africa and Beyond book cover

    Cognitive Archaeology

    Mind, Ethnography, and the Past in South Africa and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Whitley, Johannes Loubser, Gavin Whitelaw

    Cognitive Archaeology: Mind, Ethnography, and the Past in South Africa and Beyond aims to interpret the social and cultural lives of the past, in part by using ethnography to build informed models of past cultural and social systems and partly by using natural models to understand…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Science and Digital Technology for Cultural Heritage - Interdisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis, Vulnerability, Risk Assessment and Graphic Information Models: Proceedings of the 4th International Congress Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2019), March 26-30, 2019, Sevilla, Spain book cover

    Science and Digital Technology for Cultural Heritage - Interdisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis, Vulnerability, Risk Assessment and Graphic Information Models

    Proceedings of the 4th International Congress Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2019), March 26-30, 2019, Sevilla, Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pilar Ortiz Calderón, Francisco Pinto Puerto, Philip Verhagen, Andrés J. Prieto

    The scientific and technological advances that influence the protection of cultural heritage are developing at an ever-increasing pace. Systems to explore, research and analyse their materiality, to control the different scopes, or to represent and model them have reached an unprecedented dimension…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    CRC Press

  • Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology: Oral Testimony and Material Inroads book cover

    Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology

    Oral Testimony and Material Inroads, 1st Edition

    By Meghan Walley

    Incorporating Nonbinary Gender into Inuit Archaeology: Oral Testimony and Material Inroads explores gender diversity in precontact Inuit history. By combining evidence from interviews with re-examinations of previously excavated archaeological collections, it challenges binary narratives and…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • Researching the Archaeological Past through Imagined Narratives: A Necessary Fiction book cover

    Researching the Archaeological Past through Imagined Narratives

    A Necessary Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniël van Helden, Robert Witcher

    Archaeological interpretation is an imaginative act. Stratigraphy and artefacts do not tell us what the past was like; that is the task of the archaeologist. The diverse group of contributors to this volume address the relationship between archaeology and imagination through the medium of…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies book cover

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia

    Insights from Modern Development Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jill Goulder

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies is a reassessment of the role and impact of working-animal adoption in antiquity, focusing on 4th-3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia but applicable to other periods and regions. This book is driven by a novel…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications

  • Creating Heritage: Unrecognised Pasts and Rejected Futures book cover

    Creating Heritage

    Unrecognised Pasts and Rejected Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Carter, David Charles Harvey, Roy Jones, Iain J.M. Robertson

    This book investigates the selection process of heritagisation to understand what specific pasts are being selected or rejected for representation, who is selecting them, how and to whom they are being represented and why they are being presented, or dismissed, in the ways that they are. Some…

    eBook – 2019-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief, and Art in Neolithic China book cover

    Liangzhu Culture

    Society, Belief, and Art in Neolithic China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bin Liu, Ling Qin

    The Liangzhu Culture (3,300-2,300 BC) represented the peak of prehistoric cultural and social development in the Yangtze Delta. With a wide sphere of influence centred near present-day Hangzhou City, Liangzhu City is considered one of the earliest urban centres in prehistoric China. Although…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Monuments: Narratives of Time, Movement, and Scale book cover

    Making Sense of Monuments

    Narratives of Time, Movement, and Scale, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kolb

    Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Confederate statues, Egyptian pyramids, and medieval cathedrals: these are some of the places that are the subject of Making Sense of Monuments, an analysis of how the built environment molds human experiences and perceptions via bodily comparison. Drawing from recent…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

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