Contemporary Past Products

  • Archaeology of The Teufelsberg

    Exploring Western Electronic Intelligence Gathering in Cold War Berlin, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Cocroft, John Schofield

    For over fifty years, the white radomes of the Teufelsberg have been one of Berlin’s most prominent landmarks. For half of this time the city lay over 100 miles behind an 'Iron Curtain' that divided East from West, and was surrounded by communist East Germany and the densest concentration of Warsaw…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Contemporary World

  • An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era

    1st Edition

    By Alfredo Gonzalez-Ruibal

    An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era approaches the contemporary age, between the late nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, as an archaeological period defined by specific material processes. It reflects on the theory and practice of the archaeology of the contemporary past from epistemological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21

  • Modern Conflict and the Senses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. Saunders, Paul Cornish

    Modern Conflict and the Senses investigates the sensual worlds created by modern war, focusing on the sensorial responses embodied in and provoked by the materiality of conflict and its aftermath. The volume positions the industrialized nature of twentieth-century war as a unique cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16

  • The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict

    Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text, 1st Edition

    By Innes McCartney

    Over the last 30 years, hydrographical marine surveys in the English Channel helped uncover the potential wreck sites of German submarines, or U-boats, sunk during the conflicts of World War I and World War II. Through a series of systemic dives, nautical archaeologist and historian Innes McCartney…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body…

    Hardback – 2013-12-24

  • Shamans/Neo-Shamans

    Ecstasies, Alternative Archaeologies and Contemporary Pagans, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Wallis

    In popular culture, such diverse characters as occultist Aleister Crowley, Doors musician Jim Morrison, and performance artist Joseph Beuys have been called shamans. In anthropology, on the other hand, shamanism has associations with sorcery, witchcraft and healing, and archaeologists have…

    Paperback – 2003-02-20

  • Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stratton, Barrie Trinder

    This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2000-08-10
    Taylor & Francis

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