Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    There is a notable lack of archaeological science used in Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology today. The reasons behind this are twofold: first, the discipline started with the early translation of Hieroglyphs which, combined with the large amount of written and pictorial material available, has…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City

    By Guy Maclean Rogers

    The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges some of the basic assumptions made about the significance of the Greek cultural…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating Archaeological Empiricism

    The Ambiguity of Material Evidence

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Johannes Siapkas

    Debating Archaeological Empiricism examines the current intellectual turn in archaeology, primarily in its prehistoric and classical branches, characterized by a return to the archaeological evidence. Each chapter in the book approaches the empirical from a different angle, illuminating…

    Hardback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Material Evidence

    Learning from Archaeological Practice

    Edited by Robert Chapman, Alison Wylie

    How do archaeologists make effective use of physical traces and material culture as repositories of evidence? Material Evidence takes a resolutely case-based approach to this question, exploring instances of exemplary practice, key challenges, instructive failures, and innovative developments in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge

  • US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how…

    Paperback – 2014-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Field Archaeology

    By R.J.C. Atkinson

    During the years before this book was first published in 1946, and re-editioned in 1953, much had been written on the results of archaeological research, but no account had been published of the methods by which those results are obtained. This book provides a simple introduction to the principles…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology

    By M.G.L. Baillie

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 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 – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Analytical Archaeology

    By David L. Clarke

    This study was well-established as a pioneer work on archaeological methodology, the theoretical basis of all archaeological analysis whatever the period or era. The first edition of the book presented and evaluated the radical changes in methodology which derived from developments in other…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Models in Archaeology

    Edited by David L. Clarke

    This major study reflects the increasing significance of careful model formation and testing in those academic subjects that are struggling from intuitive and aesthetic obscurantism toward a more disciplined and integrated approach to their fields of study. The twenty-six original contributions…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology by Experiment

    By John Coles

    Experimental archaeology is a new approach to the study of early man. By reconstructing and testing models of ancient equipment with the techniques available to early man, we learn how he lived, hunted, fought and built. What did early man eat? How did he store and cook his food? How did he make…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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