Introductory Archaeology Products

  • Historical Archaeology

    3rd Edition

    By Charles E. Orser, Jr.

    This book provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology, which focuses on modern history in all its fascinating regional, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Accessibly covering key methods and concepts, including fundamental theories and principles, the history of the field, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Lives

    An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory, 6th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan

    Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, Ancient Lives is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on their impressive combined experience of the field and the classroom…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Routledge

  • A Brief History of Archaeology

    Classical Times to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    This short account of the discipline of archaeology tells of spectacular discoveries and the colorful lives of the archaeologists who made them, as well as of changing theories and current debates in the field. Spanning over two thousand years of history, the book details early digs as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Archaeology

    A Brief Introduction, 12th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Archaeology is a jargon-free and accessible introduction to the field which details how archaeologists study the human past in all its fascinating diversity. Now in its twelfth edition, this classic textbook has been updated to reflect the latest research and new findings in the field. Reflecting…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Archaeology: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Now in an updated third edition, Archaeology: The Basics provides a straightforward and engaging introduction to the world of Archaeology. This book answers key questions about how and why we practice archaeology and examines the theories and themes underpinning the subject. Fully updated, this new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Archaeology

    An Introduction

    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

  • In the Beginning

    An Introduction to Archaeology, 13th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Demonstrates the importance of archaeology today In the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology presents the history and methods of archaeology and explores its significance today. The text introduces archeology's basic principles along with numerous examples from all over the world. Authors…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • People of the Earth

    An Introduction to World Prehistory, 14th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Understand major developments of human prehistory People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory 14/e, provides an exciting journey though the 7-million-year-old panorama of humankind's past. This internationally renowned text provides the only truly global account of human prehistory…

    Paperback – 2013-08-12
    Routledge

  • World Prehistory and Archaeology

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Chazan

    An integrated picture of prehistory as an active process of discovery. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, third edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about…

    Paperback – 2013-01-24
    Routledge

  • Archaeology

    The Science of the Human Past, 4th Edition

    By Mark Sutton

    Illuminating the world of archaeology. Archaeology conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. The main objective of this text is to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge

  • Doing Archaeology

    A Subject Guide for Students

    By Donald Henson

    Covering archaeology from a range of angles, incorporating history, major themes, theories and methods, Doing Archaeology provides a firm grounding for anyone interested in learning more about the discipline. Throughout the book, key information is accessibly presented and important questions are…

    Paperback – 2012-07-18
    Routledge
    Doing... Series

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