Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present

    Resilience, Decline, and Revival

    Edited by Federica Sulas, Innocent Pikirayi

    As water availability, management and conservation become global challenges, there is now wide consensus that historical knowledge can provide crucial information to address present water crises. Moreover, water takes in different forms from rainfall to groundwater and soil moisture, and history…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Spatial History

    Edited by Ian Gregory, Don DeBats, Don Lafreniere

    The Routledge Companion to Spatial History explores the full range of ways in which GIS can be used to study the past, considering key questions such as what types of new knowledge can be developed solely as a consequence of using GIS and how effective GIS can be for different types of research.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management

    Edited by Francis P. McManamon

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management describes the historic developments, current challenges, and future opportunities presented by contemporary Cultural Resource Management (CRM). CRM is a substantial aspect of archaeology, history, historical architecture, historical preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Isotopic Investigations of Pastoralism in Prehistory

    Edited by Alicia R. Ventresca Miller, Cheryl A. Makarewicz

    Pastoralists were a vital economic and social force in ancient societies around the globe, transforming landscapes poorly suited for agriculture into spaces of vast productive potential while simultaneously connecting mobile and sedentary communities alike across considerable distances. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • 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

  • Dental Morphology for Anthropology

    An Illustrated Manual

    By Heather J. H. Edgar

    This work provides a new, comprehensive update to the Arizona State University Dental Anthropology System (ASUDAS). Drawing upon her extensive experience in informatics, curating data, and dental morphological data acquisition, Edgar has developed accessible and user-friendly standardized images…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • 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

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