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  • Economies of Destruction

    Why Bronze Age People Gave Up Valuables, 1st Edition

    By David Fontijn

    Why do people destroy objects and materials that are important to them? This book aims to make sense of this fascinating, yet puzzling social practice by focusing on a period in history in which such destructive behavior reached unseen heights and complexity: the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Liangzhu Culture

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

    Edited by Bin Liu, Qin Ling

    The Liangzhu culture (5,300-4,300 cal B.P.) 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, the Liangzhu Site Complex is considered one of the earliest urban centres in prehistoric…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1981, The Origins of Open Field Agriculture looks at the problems connected with open field agriculture – the origins of strip cultivation, the three-field system, the adaptation of ‘Celtic’ fields, and the development of ploughing techniques. The book looks at the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Origins of English Feudalism

    1st Edition

    By R. Allen Brown

    Originally published in 1973, Origins of English Feudalism suggests that English feudalism has, for a long time, been the most controversial and thereby the most highly technical aspect of English medieval history. The book contains relevant sources that will be of use to readers and will allow…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Peterborough and the Soke

    Art, Architecture and Archaeology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Baxter, Jackie Hall, Claudia Marx

    The British Archaeological Association Conference held at Peterborough in 2015 provided a welcome opportunity for a new analysis of the cathedral’s architecture, sculpture and artistic production, and a reassessment of the relationship between the former abbey, the city and its institutions, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Adornment

    Studies from Central and East Asian Mortuary Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheri A. Lullo, Leslie V. Wallace

    The Art and Archaeology of Bodily Adornment examines the significance of adornment to the shaping of identity in mortuary contexts within Central and East Asia, and brings these perspectives into dialogue with current scholarship in other worldwide regions. Adornment and dress are well-established…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain

    Hybridity and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ingate

    The establishment of large-scale water infrastructure is a defining aspect of the process of urbanisation. In places like Britain, the Roman period represents the first introduction of features that can be recognised and paralleled to our modern water networks. Writers have regularly cast these…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Relational Archaeologies and Cosmologies in the North

    Northern Exposures, 1st Edition

    By Vesa-Pekka Herva, Antti Lahelma

    In its analysis of the archaeologies and histories of the northern fringe of Europe, this book provides a focus on animistic-shamanistic cosmologies and the associated human-environment relations from the Neolithic to modern times. The North has fascinated Europeans throughout history, as an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    This comprehensive introduction to the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean offers broad coverage of culture and society in the region, taking into account historical developments as well as the roles of power and inequality. The chapters address key topics such as colonialism,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Annette Wilkes

    Focusing on the era of "first encounters" in Polynesia, this book provides a fresh look at some of the early contacts between indigenous people and the captains and crew of European ships. The case studies chosen enable comparison of New Zealand Māori–European transactions with similar Pacific ones…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

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