North American Archaeology Products

  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

    Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics

    Edited by Geoffrey E Braswell

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • From Prehistoric Villages to Cities

    Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation

    Edited by Jennifer Birch

    Archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on explaining the evolution of village societies and the transition to a ‘Neolithic’ way of life. Considerable interest has also concentrated on urbanism and the rise of the earliest cities. Between these two landmarks in human cultural…

    Hardback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • An Archaeology of the Cosmos

    Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America

    By Timothy R. Pauketat

    An Archaeology of the Cosmos seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns…

    Paperback – 2012-10-21
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Native North America

    4th Edition

    By Mark Sutton

    An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures.  Additionally,…

    Paperback – 2011-09-29
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Archaeologies

    Decolonising Theory and Practice

    Edited by Claire Smith, H. Martin Wobst

    With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes…

    Paperback – 2010-06-28
    Routledge
    One World Archaeology

  • New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-11-25
    Routledge

  • Prehistory of North America

    By Mark Sutton

    A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans.This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America. …

    Paperback – 2007-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Dead and their Possessions

    Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert, Paul Turnbull

    Inspired by a key session for the World Archaeological Congress in South Africa, The Dead and their Possessions is the first book to tackle the principle, policy and practice of repatriating museum artefacts, rather than cultural heritage in general. Increasingly, indigenous people world-wide…

    Paperback – 2004-06-23
    Routledge
    One World Archaeology

  • Exploring Ancient Native America

    An Archaeological Guide

    By David Hurst Thomas

    This guide combines field research with accounts of tribal life to offer a new perspective on Native American history, culture and ritual. Covering nine million square miles and 25,000 years, it includes: insights into prehistoric early native cultures; information on more than 400 prehistoric…

    Paperback – 1999-04-20
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of the Mississippian Culture

    A Research Guide

    By Peter N. Peregrine

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1995-10-31
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

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