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  • The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Human Evolution

    An Introduction for the Behavioural Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Richards

    Originally published in 1987, Human Evolution looks at theories of the evolution of human behaviour (contemporary at the time of publication). The book reviews competing theories of psychological and social evolution and provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject. A key theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W. Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts

    1st Edition

    By Karl Frank

    Originally published in 1913, The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts examines the theory of Descent; the book is a time capsule of information, providing a record of the explorations into Darwinian theory during the first half of the 20th century. The book examines the contradictions which…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Visualising Skyscapes

    Material Forms of Cultural Engagement with the Heavens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Henty, Daniel Brown

    Above the land and its horizon lies the celestial sphere, that great dome of the sky which governs light and darkness, critical to life itself, yet its influence is often neglected in the archaeological narrative. Visualising Skyscapes captures a growing interest in the emerging field of skyscape…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    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 behavior reached unseen heights and complexity: the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of Skill

    Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe, 1st Edition

    By Maikel H.G. Kuijpers

    Material is the mother of innovation and it is through skill that innovations are brought about. This core thesis that is developed in this book identifies skill as the linchpin of – and missing link between – studies on craft, creativity, innovation, and material culture. Through a detailed study…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

    1st Edition

    By Ina Berg

    This textbook offers an up-to-date academic synthesis of the Aegean islands from the earliest Palaeolithic period through to the demise of the Mycenaean civilization in the Late Bronze III period. The book integrates new findings and theoretical approaches whilst, at the same time, allowing readers…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Time and History in Prehistory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma L. Baysal

    Time and History in Prehistory explores the many processes through which time and history are conceptualized and constructed, challenging the perception of prehistoric societies as ahistorical. Drawing equally on contemporary theory and illustrative case studies, and firmly rooted in material…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • People of the Earth

    An Introduction to World Prehistory, 15th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    People of the Earth is a narrative account of the prehistory of humankind from our origins over 3 million years ago to the first pre-industrial civilizations, beginning about 5,000 years ago. This is a global prehistory, which covers prehistoric times in every corner of the world, in a jargon-free…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Reality of Artifacts

    An Archaeological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chazan

    Artifacts are hybrids, both natural and cultural. They are also an essential component in the process of human evolution. In recent years, a wide range of disciplines, including cognitive science, sociology, art history, and anthropology, have all grappled with the nature of artifacts, leading to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

  • Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Athena Hadji

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

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