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  • 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 in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reading Between the Lines

    The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Brophy

    Reading Between the Lines: The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland is the first systematic analysis of Scotland’s cursus monuments and is written by one of the foremost scholars of the Neolithic in Scotland. Drawing on fifteen years of experience of cropmark interpretation, as well as his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Trypillia Mega-Sites and European Prehistory

    4100-3400 BCE, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Müller, Knut Rassmann, Mykhailo Videiko

    In European prehistory population agglomerations of more than 10,000 inhabitants per site are a seldom phenomenon. A big surprise to the archaeological community was the discovery of Trypillia mega-sites of more than 250 hectares and with remains of more than 2000 houses by a multidisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Balkan Dialogues

    Negotiating Identity between Prehistory and the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Gori, Maria Ivanova

    Spatial variation and patterning in the distribution of artefacts are topics of fundamental significance in Balkan archaeology. For decades, archaeologists have classified spatial clusters of artefacts into discrete “cultures”, which have been conventionally treated as bound entities and equated…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Crusader World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Boas

    The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A Community Empowerment Approach to Heritage Management (Open Access)

    From Values Assessment to Local Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Kyriakidis

    This book presents an innovative approach to public archaeology in a rural community, which has had powerful results in terms of empowering a village community in Crete to become long-term guardians of their cultural heritage. Highlighting the theoretical and local contexts of the Philioremos Peak…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    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

  • Economies of Destruction

    How the systematic destruction of valuables created value in Bronze Age Europe, c. 2300-500 BC, 1st Edition

    By David Fontijn

    Why do people destroy objects and materials that are important to them? This book aims to make sense of this fascinating, yet puzzling social practice by focusing on a period in history in which such destructive behaviour reached unseen heights and complexity: the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Peterborough and the Soke

    Art, Architecture and Archaeology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Baxter, Jackie Hall, Claudia Marx

    The British Archaeological Association Conference held at Peterborough in 2015 provided a welcome opportunity for a new analysis of the cathedral’s architecture, sculpture and artistic production, and a reassessment of the relationship between the former abbey, the city and its institutions, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • Northern Archaeology and Cosmology

    A Relational View, 1st Edition

    By Vesa-Pekka Herva, Antti Lahelma

    In its analysis of the archaeologies and histories of the northern fringe of Europe, this book provides a focus on animistic–shamanistic cosmologies and the associated human–environment relations from the Neolithic to modern times. The North has fascinated Europeans throughout history, as an…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Maritime Societies of the Viking and Medieval World

    1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Barrett, Sarah Jane Gibbon

    This book is a study of communities that drew their identity and livelihood from their relationships with water during a pivotal time in the creation of the social, economic and political landscapes of northern Europe. It focuses on the Baltic, North and Irish Seas in the Viking Age (ad 1050–1200),…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs

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