Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Knüsel, Martin Smith

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of Land Ownership

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Relaki, Despina Catapoti

    Within archaeological studies, land tenure has been mainly studied from the viewpoint of ownership. A host of studies has argued about land ownership on the basis of the simple co-existence of artefacts on the landscape; other studies have tended to extrapolate land ownership from more indirect…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • From Prehistoric Villages to Cities

    Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Birch

    Archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on explaining the evolution of village societies and the transition to a ‘Neolithic’ way of life. Considerable interest has also concentrated on urbanism and the rise of the earliest cities. Between these two landmarks in human cultural…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Archaeological Human Remains and Legislation

    An international guide to laws and practice in the excavation and treatment of archaeological human remains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Marquez-Grant, Linda Fibiger

    Methodologies and legislative frameworks regarding the archaeological excavation, retrieval, analysis, curation and potential reburial of human skeletal remains differ throughout the world. As work forces have become increasingly mobile and international research collaborations are steadily…

    Paperback – 2013-03-25
    Routledge

  • Archaeology in Environment and Technology

    Intersections and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence, Jennifer Webb

    Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Forensic Historian

    Using Science to Reexamine the Past, 1st Edition

    By Robert C Williams

    Modern forensic science has significantly affected historical debate over some well-known past crimes or mysteries, utilizing modern DNA, nuclear, and chemical analyses to reexamine the past. This book takes an in-depth look at 20 significant cases where investigators have applied new forensic…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge

  • Field Archaeology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Drewett

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge

  • Behavioral Archaeology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Schiffer

    Behavioral archaeology offers a way of examining the past by highlighting human engagement with the material culture of the time. 'Behavioral Archaeology: Principles and Practice' offers a broad overview of the methods and theories used in this approach to archaeology. Opening with an overview of…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Human Bones

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Mays

    The Archaeology of Human Bones provides an up to date account of the scientific analysis of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites. This completely revised edition reflects the latest developments in scientific techniques for studying human skeletons and the latest applications of those…

    Paperback – 2010-04-26
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Martin Carver

    Drawing its numerous examples from Britain and beyond, Archaeological Investigation explores the procedures used in field archaeology travelling over the whole process from discovery to publication. Divided into four parts, it argues for a set of principles in part one, describes work in the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge

  • Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology

    1st Edition

    By Sarah H. Parcak

    This handbook is the first comprehensive overview of the field of satellite remote sensing for archaeology and how it can be applied to ongoing archaeological fieldwork projects across the globe. It provides a survey of the history and development of the field, connecting satellite remote sensing…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31
    Routledge

  • Archaeological Artefacts as Material Culture

    1st Edition

    By Linda Hurcombe

    This book is an introduction to the study of artefacts, setting them in a social context rather than using a purely scientific approach. Drawing on a range of different cultures and extensively illustrated, Archaeological Artefacts and Material Culture covers everything from recovery…

    Paperback – 2007-11-27
    Routledge

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