Prehistoric Archaeology Products

  • Ancient Lives

    An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory, 6th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan

    Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, Ancient Lives is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on their impressive combined experience of the field and the classroom…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Civilizations

    4th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan, Chris Scarre

    Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

  • Marking the Land

    Hunter-Gatherer Creation of Meaning in their Environment

    Edited by William A Lovis, Robert Whallon

    Marking the Land investigates how hunter-gatherers use physical landscape markers and environmental management to impose meaning on the spaces they occupy. The land is full of meaning for hunter-gatherers. Much of that meaning is inherent in natural phenomena, but some of it comes from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Early Bronze Age Goods Exchange in the Southern Levant

    A Marxist Perspective

    By Ianir Milevski

    The Southern Levant was a thriving centre of religious and cultural exchange during the Bronze Age. 'Early Bronze Age Goods Exchange in the Southern Levant' provides an overview of the sources and distribution of commodities. The book presents a study of key production centres and the process of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Trypillia Mega-Sites and European Prehistory

    4100-3400 BCE

    Edited by Johannes Müller, Knut Rassmann, Mykhailo Videiko

    In European prehistory population agglomerations of more than 10,000 inhabitants per site are a seldom phenomenon. A big surprise to the archaeological community was the discovery of Trypillia mega-sites of more than 250 hectares and with remains of more than 2000 houses by a multidisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China

    Archaeological Perspectives on Identity Formation and Economic Change During the First Millennium BCE

    By Gideon Shelach

    The northern borders of China - known as the Northern zone - were a key area of interaction between sedentary and nomadic people during the late second and early first millennium BCE. During this period the region's unique economy, socio-political systems, local cultures and identities took shape.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • New Approaches to Old Stones

    Recent Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts

    By Yorke M. Rowan, Jennie R. Ebeling

    Ground stone artefacts were widely used in food production in prehistory. However, the archaeological community has widely neglected the dataset of ground stone artefacts until now. 'New Approaches to Old Stones' offers a theoretical and methodological analysis of the archaeological data pertaining…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Metal, Nomads and Culture Contact

    The Middle East and North Africa

    By Nils Anfinset

    The fifth and fourth millennia BCE saw major cultural changes in the southern Levant and Northeast Africa: the spread of agriculture; developments in animal husbandry; increased contact between cultures; and the use of alloy bronze. 'Metal, Nomads and Culture Contact' integrates archaeological data…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia

    Recent Soviet Discoveries

    Edited by Philip L. Kohl

    The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia edited by Philip L. Kohl collates translated articles from soviet findings of Bronze Age and Aenolithic remains in Central Asia. Originally published in 1981, these articles include the latest discoveries at the time of publication such as the Murghab…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Hardback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-10
    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

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