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  • Monarchs and Hydrarchs

    The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750-940), 1st Edition

    By Christian Cooijmans

    As the politico-economic exploits of vikings in and around the Frankish realm remain, to a considerable extent, obscured by the constraints of a fragmentary and biased corpus of (near)contemporary evidence, this volume approaches the available interdisciplinary data on a cumulative and conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

  • Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic

    Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almut Schülke

    Coastal Landscapes of the Mesolithic: Human Engagement with the Coast from the Atlantic to the Baltic Sea explores the character and significance of coastal landscapes in the Mesolithic – on different scales and with various theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches. Mesolithic people…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Iron Ages

    Social Theory from Archaeological Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brais X. Currás, Inés Sastre

    Alternative Iron Ages examines Iron Age social formations that sit outside traditional paradigms, developing methods for archaeological characterisation of alternative models of society. In so doing it contributes to the debates concerning the construction and resistance of inequality taking place…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers

    The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050, 1st Edition

    By Jacek Gruszczyński

    It is widely accepted that the Viking Age (c. 800–1050) stimulated the development of long-distance, regional and local trade and exchange networks. The clearest archaeological evidence for these contacts is mainly in the form of silver artefacts predominantly found in hoards in Northern and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Travellers in Time

    Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World, 1st Edition

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It critiques both traditional culture-history-grounded notions of movement in the region as straightforwardly transformative, and the processual, systemic models that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Historical Archaeologies of Transhumance across Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Costello, Eva Svensson

    Transhumance is a form of pastoralism that has been practised around the world since animals were first domesticated. Such seasonal movements have formed an important aspect of many European farming systems for several thousand years, although they have declined markedly since the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Iconoclasm and Later Prehistory

    1st Edition

    By Henry Chapman

    Iconoclasm, or the destruction of images and other symbols, is a subject that has significant resonance today. Traditionally focusing on examples such as those from late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution, iconoclasm implies intentioned attacks that reflect…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Rock Art and the Wild Mind

    Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Fuglestvedt

      Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Nämforsen and Vingen. Hunters’ rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality in what it depicts, most often terrestrial big game…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Going West?

    The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agathe Reingruber, Zoï Tsirtsoni, Petranka Nedelcheva

    Going West? uses the latest data to question how the Neolithic way of life was diffused from the Near East to Europe via Anatolia. The transformations of the 7th millennium BC in western Anatolia undoubtedly had a significant impact on the neighboring regions of southeast Europe. Yet the nature,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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