Archaeology by Period or Region Products

  • Crusader Archaeology

    The Material Culture of the Latin East, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Boas

    This new edition of Crusader Archaeology updates, with recent excavation results and research, the only detailed study of the material culture of the Crusades in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan. It examines what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory and how they were influenced by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Life of Trade

    Events and Happenings in the Niumi’s Atlantic Center

    By Liza Gijanto

    The Life of Trade utilizes archaeological and historical sources to address the dynamic nature of the Atlantic trade on the Gambia River. Taking a fresh multi-disciplinary approach, the book highlights the region’s atypical position as a commercial crossroads and access point for both interior and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Ancient Southeast Asia

    By John Norman Miksic, Goh Geok Yian

    Ancient Southeast Asia provides readers with a much needed synthesis of the latest discoveries and research in the archaeology of region, presenting the evolution of complex societies in Southeast Asia from the protohistoric period, beginning around 500 BC, to the arrival of British and Dutch…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Vernacular Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas

    Edited by Christina Halperin, Lauren Schwartz

    Vernacular Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas reveals the dynamism of the ancient past, where social relations and long-term history were created post hole by post hole, brick by brick. This collection shifts attention away from the elite and monumental architectural traditions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Settlement Ecology of the Ancient Americas

    Edited by Lucas C. Kellett, Eric Jones

    In this exciting new volume several leading researchers use settlement ecology, an emerging approach to the study of archaeological settlements, to examine the spatial arrangement of prehistoric settlement patterns across the Americas. Positioned at the intersection of geography, human ecology,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Sumerian World

    Edited by Harriet Crawford

    The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • World Prehistory

    A Brief Introduction, 9th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    This popular introductory textbook provides an overview of more than 3 million years of human prehistory. Written in an accessible and jargon-free style, this engaging volume tells the story of humanity from our beginnings in tropical Africa up to the advent of the world’s first urban civilizations…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Medieval Archaeology

    Edited by Roberta Gilchrist

    Medieval Archaeology has developed as a distinctive academic domain in the last fifty years or so. It is now taught widely at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and learned societies for Medieval Archaeology flourish across Europe. The subject is more interdisciplinary than most types of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Archaeology

  • Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China

    Luoyang, 1038 BCE to 938 CE

    By Victor Cunrui Xiong

    Luoyang, situated in present-day Henan province, was one of the great urban centres of pre-Qin and early imperial China, the favoured site for dynastic capitals for almost two millennia. This book, the first in any Western language on the subject, traces the rise and fall of the six different…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

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