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  • The Archaeology of Bronze Age Iberia

    Argaric Societies

    By Gonzalo Aranda Jimenez, Sandra Montón Subías, Margarita Sánchez Romero

    After more than a century of research, an enormous body of scientific literature in the field of El Argar studies has been generated, comprising some 700 bibliographic items. No fully-updated synthesis of the literature is available at the moment; recent works deal only with specific…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Rock Art of Africa

    By A.R. Willcox

    It has long been known that all forms of art – rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture – are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • An Archaeology of Materials

    Substantial Transformations in Early Prehistoric Europe

    By Chantal Conneller

    An Archaeology of Materials sets out a new approach to the study of raw materials. Traditional understandings of materials in archaeology (and in western thought more widely) have failed to acknowledge both the complexity and, moreover, the benefits of an analysis of materials. Here Conneller…

    Paperback – 2014-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Athena Hadji

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in…

    Hardback – 2013-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Relational Archaeologies

    Humans, Animals, Things

    Edited by Christopher Watts

    Many of us accept as uncontroversial the belief that the world is comprised of detached and disparate products, all of which are reducible to certain substances. Of those things that are alive, we acknowledge that some have agency while others, such as humans, have more advanced qualities such as…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of the Cosmos

    Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America

    By Timothy R. Pauketat

    An Archaeology of the Cosmos seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns…

    Paperback – 2012-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Djief Hunters, 26,000 Years of Rainforest Exploitation on the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesia

    Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, volume 17

    By Juliette M. Pasveer

    Two prehistoric cave sites on the Bird's Head of western New Guinea provide a detailed narrative of 26,000 years of human occupation of this area. During Late Pleistocene times, lower temperatures allowed a suite of montane animal species to descend onto the lowland Ayamaru Plateau. When the…

    Hardback – 2004-06-30
    CRC Press

  • The Colonization of Unfamiliar Landscapes

    The Archaeology of Adaptation

    Edited by Marcy Rockman, James Steele

    This innovative and important volume presents the archaeological and anthropological foundations of the landscape learning process. Contributions apply the related fields of ethnography, cognitive psychology, and historical archaeology to the issues of individual exploration, development of trail…

    Paperback – 2003-04-09
    Routledge

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