Archaeological Science & Methodology Products

  • The British Lower Palaeolithic

    Stones in Contention, 1st Edition

    By John McNabb

    Taking as its central theme the issue of whether early Hominins organized themselves into societies as we understand them, John McNabb looks at how modern researchers recognize such archaeological cultures.  He examines the existence of a stone tool culture called the Clactonian to…

    Paperback – 2007-07-27

  • Archaeological Surveying and Mapping

    Recording and Depicting the Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Philip Howard

    A comprehensive and practical guide to surveying for archaeologists, with clear instructions in archaeological mapping, recording field work and detailed case studies from the UK, Europe and the US. Philip Howard provides a user’s guide to methods and instruments of surveying to enable…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21

  • Objects

    Reluctant Witnesses to the Past, 1st Edition

    By Chris Caple

    An invaluable field textbook, Objects examines detailed case studies to provide a brilliantly clear and comprehensible guide to the different methods and approaches (cultural, forensic, and technical) which can and have been used to study ancient artefacts. From the Bayeux Tapestry to small…

    Paperback – 2006-06-28

  • Archaeological Fantasies

    How Pseudoarchaeology Misrepresents the Past and Misleads the Public, 1st Edition

    Edited by Garrett G. Fagan

    This edited volume examines the phenomenon of pseudoarchaeology from a variety of perspectives. The engaging and stimulating essays, written by a diverse group of scholars, scientists and writers, explore issues including: the differences between real and pseudoarchaeology pseudoarchaeology's…

    Paperback – 2006-01-06

  • Forensic Archaeology

    Advances in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Cox, John Hunter

    This updated edition of a textbook universally hailed as an indispensable guide, is a complete introduction to the methods and means of forensic archaeology. Incorporating new advances in the field, new case studies, and charting the growth and development of the subject, Forensic Archaeology…

    Paperback – 2005-10-11

  • Handbook of Geophysics and Archaeology

    1st Edition

    By Alan Joel Witten

    Geophysics influences a wide range of subjects, from environmental studies to archaeology, palaeontology to counter-terrorism and law enforcement. 'Handbook of Geophysics and Archaeology' offers a comprehensive overview of geophysical techniques. The handbook focuses on applications and issues in…

    Paperback – 2005-08-01

  • The Archaeology Coursebook

    An Introduction to Study Skills, Topics and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Jim Grant, Sam Gorin, Neil Fleming

    This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this second edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and…

    Paperback – 2005-07-27

  • The Archaeology of Time

    1st Edition

    By Gavin Lucas

    It might seem obvious that time lies at the heart of archaeology, since archaeology is about the past. However, the issue of time is complicated and often problematic, and although we take it very much for granted, our understanding of time affects the way we do archaeology.This book is an…

    Paperback – 2004-12-02
    Themes in Archaeology Series

  • Understanding Human Evolution

    5th Edition

    By Jeffrey K. McKee, Frank E. Poirier, W Scott Mcgraw

    For the one-term course in human evolution, paleoanthropology, or fossil hominins taught at the junior/senior level in departments of anthropology or biology.This new edition provides a comprehensive overview to the field of paleoanthropology–the study of human evolution by analyzing fossil remains…

    Paperback – 2004-09-23

  • Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, Volume 18

    Quaternary Research In Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Susan G. Keates, Juliette M. Pasveer

    Written for researchers, university lecturers and advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in all fields of archaeological and anthropological study, this collection features new research from different excavation sites around Indonesia together with pioneering expert analysis.…

    Hardback – 2004-04-15
    CRC Press

  • Archaeology and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Julian Thomas

    This is the first book-length study to explore the relationship between archaeology and modern thought, showing how philosophical ideas that developed in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries still dominate our approach to the material remains of ancient societies. Addressing current debates…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26

  • Ungendering Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Anne Pyburn

    With nine papers examining a distinct body of archaeological data, Ungendering Civilization offers a much needed scrutiny of the role of women in the evolution of states. Studying societies including Predynastic Egypt, Minoan Crete, ancient Zimbabwe and the Maya - to determine what the facts…

    Paperback – 2004-01-29

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