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  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

    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 – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Rock Art and the Wild Mind

    Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe

    By Ingrid Fuglestvedt

    Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian Peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Nämforsen and Vingen. Hunters’ rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality in what it depicts, most often terrestrial big game…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Crossing the Human Threshold

    Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene

    Edited by Clive Gamble, Matthew Pope, Beccy Scott

    When was the human threshold crossed? What is the evidence for evolving humans and their emerging humanity? This volume explores in a global overview the archaeology of the Middle Pleistocene, 800,000 to 130,000 years ago when evidence for innovative cultural behaviour appeared. The evidence shows…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Frames and Debates in Deep Human History

  • Time and History in Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma Baysal

    Time and History in Prehistory examines time and history first and foremost as analytical issues. It draws attention to the many processes through which time and history are conceptualised and constructed both academically in archaeology and its related disciplines and socially within past…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Dwelling

    Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality

    By Philip Tonner

    Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality negotiates the discourses of phenomenology, archaeology and palaeoanthropology in order to extend the ‘dwelling perspective’, an approach in the social sciences particularly associated with Tim Ingold and a number of other thinkers, including Chris Tilley…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia

    Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads

    By Claudia Chang

    The peoples of Inner Asia in the second half of the first millennium BC have long been considered to be nomads, engaging in warfare and conflict. This book, which presents the findings of new archaeological research in southeastern Kazakhstan, analyzes these findings to present important…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • World Prehistory and Archaeology

    Pathways Through Time, 4th Edition

    By Michael Chazan

    An Integrated Picture of Prehistory as an Active Process of Discovery World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, fourth edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of Skill

    Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-05-11
    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 – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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