Historical Archaeology Products

  • Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

    Rebuilding Knowledge, Memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture

    Edited by Paul Newson, Ruth Young

    The human cost in any conflict is of course the first care in terms of reduction, if not the elimination of damage. However, the cost to archaeology and heritage is also of major concern, and the irreversible loss of monuments and sites through conflict has been variously documented as a result of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

    By Louise Steel

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Modern Conflict and the Senses

    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
    Routledge

  • Material Worlds

    Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity

    Edited by Barbara J. Heath, Eleanor E. Breen, Lori A. Lee

    Material Worlds examines consumption from an archaeological perspective, broadly exploring the intersection of social relations and objects through the processes of production, distribution, use, reuse, and discard. Interrogating individual objects as well as considering the contexts in which acts…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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 – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    Edited by Christer Petley, Stephan Lenik

    Material things mattered immensely to those who engaged in daily struggles over the character and future of slavery and to those who subsequently contested the meanings of freedom in the post-emancipation Caribbean. Throughout the history of slavery, objects and places were significant to different…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Excavations of Beth Shemesh, November–December 1912

    By Duncan MacKenzie, Shlomo Bunimovitz, Zvi Lederman, Nicoletta Momigliano

    In 1909 the Scottish archaeologist Duncan Mackenzie, Sir Arthur Evans’s right-hand man on the excavations of the legendary ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos since 1900, was appointed ‘Explorer’ of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). From the spring of 1910 until December 1912 he was engaged in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

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