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  • The Making of Stonehenge

    By Rodney Castleden

    Every generation has created its own interpretation of Stonehenge, but rarely do these relate to the physical realities of the monument. Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Reading Between the Lines

    The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland

    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 of Scotland. Drawing on fifteen years of experience of cropmark interpretation, as well as his…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. F. Willetts

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete, first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law – law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mycenaean Greece (Routledge Revivals)

    By John T Hooker

    Mycenaean Greece, first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ‘Mycenaean’ culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ‘Helladic’ culture of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Archaeology of Bronze Age Iberia

    Argaric Societies

    By Gonzalo Aranda Jimenez, Sandra Montón Subías, Margarita Sánchez Romero

    After more than a century of research, an enormous body of scientific literature in the field of El Argar studies has been generated, comprising some 700 bibliographic items. No fully-updated synthesis of the literature is available at the moment; recent works deal only with specific…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistory Of Scotland

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This volume, originally published in 1935, sought to reveal the significance of Scottish prehistory for the development of understanding of European prehistory. Written at a time of rapid accumulation of new relics and monuments and the insights from them, Professor Childe presented some important…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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