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  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    By Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Going West?

    The Dissemination of Neolithic Innovations between the Bosporus and the Carpathians

    Edited by Agathe Reingruber, Zoï Tsirtsoni, Petranka Nedelcheva

    Going West? uses the latest data to question how the Neolithic way of life was diffused from the Near East to Europe via Anatolia. The transformations of the 7th millennium BC in western Anatolia undoubtedly had a significant impact on the neighboring regions of southeast Europe. Yet the nature,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • The Iron Age in Northern Britain

    Britons and Romans, Natives and Settlers, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Harding

    The Iron Age in Northern Britain examines the archaeological evidence for earlier Iron Age communities from the southern Pennines to the Northern and Western Isles and the impact of Roman expansion on local populations, through to the emergence of historically-recorded communities in the post-Roman…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Balkan Dialogues

    Negotiating Identity between Prehistory and the Present

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric…

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

  • The Bronze Age in Europe

    An Introduction to the Prehistory of Europe c.2000-700 B.C.

    Edited by J. M. Coles, A. F. Harding

    This book provides an account of the development of European culture and society during the Bronze Age, the time span between c. 2000 and 700 BC. It was a period of remarkable innovation, seen for instance in the development and growth of metallurgy as a major industry, the spread of trading…

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

  • West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After…

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

  • Prehistoric and Early Wales

    Edited by I. Ll. Foster, Glyn Daniel

    This volume is based on lectures given when the British Summer School of Archaeology was held at Bangor in August 1959. It is a summary account of current knowledge then about ancient Wales written for archaeologists, historians and others, covering the Old Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, the Bronze…

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

  • Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    An Archaeologist's Field-work

    By Cyril Fox

    This is a great work by one of the pioneers of modern archaeology. The period covered is from 1700 to 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author’s field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual – dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the…

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

  • Land-use and Prehistory in South-East Spain

    By A. Gilman, J. B. Thornes

    Based on a major research programme, and originally published in 1985, this book looked to provide an economic foundation for reinterpreting the Neolithic-Bronze Age sequence of South-east Spain in terms of emergent social complexity. The cultural evolution of the area had already been considered…

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

  • The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Age

    By C.F.C. Hawkes

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into…

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

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