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  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    Edited by Christer Petley, Stephan Lenik

    Material things mattered immensely to those who engaged in daily struggles over the character and future of slavery and to those who subsequently contested the meanings of freedom in the post-emancipation Caribbean. Throughout the history of slavery, objects and places were significant to different…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

  • Aleppo

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Bronze Age in Europe

    An Introduction to the Prehistory of Europe c.2000-700 B.C.

    Edited by J. M. Coles, A. F. Harding

    This book provides an account of the development of European culture and society during the Bronze Age, the time span between c. 2000 and 700 BC. It was a period of remarkable innovation, seen for instance in the development and growth of metallurgy as a major industry, the spread of trading…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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