Archaeology by Period or Region Products

  • Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World

    Travellers in Time

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It revisits the traditional notion of movement as straightforwardly transformative as well as the processual, systemic models that replaced this view, arguing that new…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Vikings

    By Neil Price

    The Vikings provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the complex world of the early medieval Scandinavians. In the space of less than 300 years from the late eighth to the late eleventh centuries CE, people from what are now Norway, Sweden and Denmark left their homelands in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Yungang

    Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy

    By Joy Lidu Yi

    The first ever comprehensive analysis of its kind in any western language, this unique volume provides a social art history of Yungang: a fifth-century rock-cut court cave complex, UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the greatest Buddhist monuments of all time. Yungang asks why, when, and under…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 

  • Crossing the Human Threshold

    Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene

    Edited by Clive Gamble, Matthew Pope, Beccy Scott

    When was the human threshold crossed? What is the evidence for evolving humans and their emerging humanity? This volume explores in a global overview the archaeology of the Middle Pleistocene, 800,000 to 130,000 years ago when evidence for innovative cultural behaviour appeared. The evidence shows…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Frames and Debates in Deep Human History

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Time and History in Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma Baysal

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 

  • Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia

    Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads

    By Claudia Chang

    The peoples of Inner Asia in the second half of the first millennium BC have long been considered to be nomads, engaging in warfare and conflict. This book, which presents the findings of new archaeological research in southeastern Kazakhstan, analyzes these findings to present important…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Asian States and Empires

  • Religion and Politics in the Ancient Americas

    Edited by Sarah B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce

    This exciting collection explores the interplay of religion and politics in the pre-Columbian Americas. Each thought-provoking contribution positions religion as a primary factor influencing political innovations in this period, reinterpreting major changes through an examination of how religion…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge Archaeology of the Ancient Americas

  • The Swahili World

    Edited by Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Adria LaViolette

    The Swahili World presents the fascinating story of a major world civilization, exploring the archaeology, history, linguistics, and anthropology of the Indian Ocean coast of Africa. It covers a 1,500-year sweep of history, from the first settlement of the coast to the complex urban tradition found…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Archaeology and Buddhism in South Asia

    By Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This book traces the archaeological trajectory of the expansion of Buddhism and its regional variations in South Asia. Focusing on the multi-religious context of the subcontinent in the first millennium BCE, the volume breaks from conventional studies that pose Buddhism as a counter to the Vedic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge India

  • The Archaeology of Portable Art

    Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives

    Edited by Michelle Langley, Mirani Litster, Duncan Wright, Sally K May

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 

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