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  • Urban Planning After Disasters

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • 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 – 2016-09-01 
    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 – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology After Structuralism

    Post-structuralism and the Practice of Archaeology

    Edited by Ian Bapty, Tim Yates

    Most practising archaeologists have preferred to leave the deep theories of what lies behind their methods and perceptions on one side. Now archaeologists have faced up to the difficult task of making (or not making) the connections between the past, interpretation and the present. The writers of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The European Community in Later Prehistory

    Studies in Honour of C. F. C. Hawkes

    Edited by John Boardman, M.A. Brown, T.G.E. Powell

    The essays collected together in this volume were written in honour of Professor Christopher Hawkes, in recognition of his stature as an international scholar and his generosity in encouraging the work of others. The collection consists of a closely-knit group of studies, and includes contributions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    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 – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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