Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual

    4th Edition

    By Steven N. Byers

    This manual provides students in academic laboratory courses with hands-on experience of the major processes of forensic anthropology. Designed to accompany the textbook Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, the manual introduces core procedures and protocol, with exercise worksheets to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

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

  • Field Archaeology in Britain

    By John Coles

    A practical guide to the various modern methods of discovery, excavation and recording of the remains left by prehistoric man in Britain. It stresses the vital role played by the amateur rescuing evidence of man’s past behaviour in these islands, and is illustrated by maps, site plans and sections,…

    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

  • The Excavation of Roman and Mediaeval London

    By W. F. Grimes

    This is an immensely fascinating work, published originally in 1968, which is of great value in understanding London’s past. The immediate background to the excavations was the bombing of London during the Second World War, which led to the destruction of more than fifty of the three hundred and…

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

  • Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and…

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

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