Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    An Archaeologist's Field-work, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn

    The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period, 1st Edition

    By Arthur MacGregor

    Artefacts made from skeletal materials since the Roman period were, before this book, neglected as a serious area of study. This is a comprehensive account which reviews over fifty categories of artefact. The book starts with a consideration of the formation, morphology and mechanical properties of…

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

  • Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology

    1st Edition

    By P.A. Parkes

    In the early 1980s several revolutionary new techniques were introduced to archaeological science - including accelerator C-14 dating, thermoluminescence dating of burnt flint and calcite, and the application of uranium series dating to Palaeolithic material. Developments in analytical chemistry…

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

  • Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

    5th Edition

    By Steven N. Byers

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of the methods and issues in the current practice of forensic anthropology. It introduces students to all the major topics in the field, with material ranging from the attribution of ancestry and sex, to various forms of bone trauma, to identification…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Human-Environment Interactions

    Strategies for Investigating Anthropogenic Landscapes, Dynamic Environments, and Climate Change in the Human Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Contreras

    The impacts of climate change on human societies, and the roles those societies themselves play in altering their environments, appear in headlines more and more as concern over modern global climate change intensifies. Increasingly, archaeologists and paleoenvironmental scientists are looking to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Preservation of Archaeological Remains In Situ

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ: A Reader reveals to the heritage practitioner (archaeologist, conservator, inspector of ancient monuments, conservation officer) and archaeology and heritage studies student, the issues surrounding the preservation of archaeological remains in-situ.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of Entanglement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsay Der, Francesca Fernandini

    Entanglement theory posits that the interrelationship of humans and objects is a delimiting characteristic of human history and culture. This edited volume of original studies by leading archaeological theorists applies this concept to a broad range of topics, including archaeological science,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge

  • At Home with the Aztecs

    An Archaeologist Uncovers Their Daily Life, 1st Edition

    By Michael Smith

    At Home with the Aztecs provides a fresh view of Aztec society, focusing on households and communities instead of kings, pyramids, and human sacrifice. This new approach offers an opportunity to humanize the Aztecs, moving past the popular stereotype of sacrificial maniacs to demonstrate that these…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

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