Introductory Archaeology Products

  • 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 – 2015-06-17
    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 – 2015-06-11
    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 – 2013-12-23
    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 – 2012-10-15
    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 – 2012-07-17
    Routledge
    Doing... Series

  • The Amateur Archaeologist

    By Stephen Wass

    This informed and practical guide shows how anyone with an interest can take part in archaeology at many different levels, whether through fieldwork undertaken individually or by joining an excavation.…

    Paperback – 2012-03-19
    Routledge

  • The British Palaeolithic

    Human Societies at the Edge of the Pleistocene World

    By Paul Pettitt, Mark White

    The British Palaeolithic provides the first academic synthesis of the entire British Palaeolithic, from the earliest occupation (currently understood to be around 980,000 years ago) to the end of the Ice Age. Landscape and ecology form the canvas for an explicitly interpretative approach aimed at…

    Paperback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge

  • Archaeology

    A Brief Introduction, 11th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan

    Method and Theory in Archaeology Archaeology: A Brief Introduction is an introduction to the fundamental principles of method and theory in archaeology, exposing students to archaeology as a career. The text begins by covering the goals of archaeology, and then moves on to consider the basic…

    Paperback – 2011-11-27
    Routledge

  • Ancient Lives

    An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory, 5th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan

    Theory and Methods in Archaeology and PrehistoryWritten for complete beginners in a narrative style, Ancient Lives is aimed at introductory courses in archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological methods and theory, as well as world prehistory. The first half of Ancient Lives covers…

    Paperback – 2011-09-22
    Routledge

  • Field Archaeology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Drewett

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are…

    Paperback – 2011-02-01
    Routledge

  • Archaeology

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Kevin Greene, Tom Moore

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the…

    Paperback – 2010-05-16
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Investigation

    By Martin Carver

    Drawing its numerous examples from Britain and beyond, Archaeological Investigation explores the procedures used in field archaeology travelling over the whole process from discovery to publication. Divided into four parts, it argues for a set of principles in part one, describes work in the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-08
    Routledge

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