European Archaeology Products

  • European Landscapes of Rock-Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Chippindale, George Nash

    Rock-art - the ancient images which still scatter the rocky landscapes of Europe - is a singular kind of archaeological evidence. Fixed in place, it does not move about as artefacts as trade objects do. Enigmatic in its meaning, it uniquely offers a direct record of how prehistoric Europeans saw…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15

  • Balkan Prehistory

    Exclusion, Incorporation and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Douglass W. Bailey

    Douglass Bailey's volume fills the huge gap that existed for a comprehensive synthesis, in English, of the archaeology of the Balkans between 6,500 and 2,000 BC; much research on the prehistory of Eastern Europe was inaccessible to a western audience before now, because of linguistic barriers.…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13

  • An Archaeology of Natural Places

    1st Edition

    By Richard Bradley

    This volume explores why natural places such as caves, mountains, springs and rivers assumed a sacred character in European prehistory, and how the evidence for this can be analysed in the field. It shows how established research on votive deposits, rock art and production sites can contribute to a…

    Paperback – 2000-02-10

  • The Origins of Agriculture in Europe

    1st Edition

    By I. J. Thorpe

    The Origins of Agriculture in Europe takes a look at current ideas in the light of a considerable mass of literature and archaeological evidence; examining the transition to agriculture through the comparison of social and economic developments across Europe. In this volume, I.J.Thorpe manages to…

    Paperback – 1999-06-24

  • Archaeology Under Fire

    Nationalism, Politics and Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Meskell

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1998-11-12

  • The Significance of Monuments

    On the Shaping of Human Experience in Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bradley

    The Neolithic period, when agriculture began and many monuments - including Stonehenge - were constructed, is an era fraught with paradoxes and ambiguities. Starting in the Mesolithic and carrying his analysis through to the Late Bronze Age, Richard Bradley sheds light on this complex period and…

    Paperback – 1998-02-26

  • Ancient Boats in North-West Europe

    The Archaeology of Water Transport to AD 1500, 1st Edition

    By Sean Mcgrail

    At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative…

    Paperback – 1998-01-23
    Longman Archaeology Series

  • Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe

    Signing the Land, 1st Edition

    By Mr Richard Bradley, Richard Bradley

    Along the Atlantic seaboard, from Scotland to Spain, are numerous rock carvings made four to five thousand years ago, whose interpretation poses a major challenge to the archaeologist. In the first full-length treatment of the subject, based largely on new fieldwork, Richard Bradley argues that…

    Paperback – 1997-07-10

  • The Celtic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Green

    The Celtic World is a detailed and comprehensive study of the Celts from the first evidence of them in the archaeological and historical record to the early post-Roman period. The strength of this volume lies in its breadth - it looks at archaeology, language, literature, towns, warfare, rural life…

    Paperback – 1996-04-11
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Lost Beliefs of Northern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson, Hilda Ellis Davidson

    Fragments of ancient belief mingle with folklore and Christian dogma until the original tenets are lost in the myths and psychologies of the intervening years. Hilda Ellis Davidson illustrates how pagan beliefs have been represented and misinterpreted by the Christian tradition, and throws light on…

    Paperback – 1993-08-05

  • Symbol and Image in Celtic Religious Art

    1st Edition

    By Miranda Green

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-09-03

  • The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    1st Edition

    By Peter A Clayton, Peter Clayton, Martin Price

    Sets each of the seven wonders in their historical context, bringing together materials from ancient sources and the results of modern excavations to suggest why particular places and objects have been seen as the touchstone for human achievement.…

    Paperback – 1990-03-01

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