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- Springer 2006; US$ 84.95
Demonstrates that the study of archaeology as it evolved under modern dictatorships is, more than ever, of critical importance. This volume aims to provide a theoretical basis for understanding the specific effects of totalitarian dictatorship upon the practice of archaeology, both during and after the dictator's reign. more...
- UPF 2000; US$ 44.95
These essays urge archaeologists to reexamine and to change their basic assumptions about how we assign value to cultural places and, beyond that, how we should understand and manage our heritage throughout much of the world. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
Even though the management of cultural heritage assets is nothing new for facilities managers, cultural heritage management as a field of research can be considered at a younger stage of development than other related studies, such as the discipline of architectural conservation, which originated in the Nineteenth century with the advent of modernity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 290.00
From the Taj Mahal to the Parthenon, from Gettysburg to Heidelberg, from Beacon Hill to Tower Hill, from the Great Wall to Hadrian's Wall, from Jerusalem to Kyoto, the International Dictionary of Historic Places presents some 1,000 comprehensive and fully illustrated histories of the most famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description,... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 7.28
Here are three great historical crime novels in one volume. ROMAN GAMES: Rome, AD 95 - a city under the thrall of a tyrant. It is up to Gaius Plinius Secundus - better known to posterity as Pliny the Younger - to investigate the murder of one of emperor's favourites. He has just 15 days to solve the case, 15 days that will threaten Pliny's conscience,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 4.50
Maintenir le débat scientifique, baliser les différentes approches, explorer quelques-uns des fondements de la recherche, poser la question proprement politique de la culture populaire, telles sont les intentions premières qui ont présidé à la publication de cet ouvrage. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 40.00
Recent global shocks, such as the 2008 financial crisis, have driven policy makers and industry strategists to re-examine how to prepare for and respond to events that can begin locally and propagate around the world with devastating effects on society and the economy. This report considers how the growing interconnectedness in the global economy could... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Historic sites, memorials, national parks, museums?we live in an age in which heritage is ever-present. But what does it mean to live amongst the spectral traces of the past, the heterogeneous piling up of historic materials in the present? How did heritage grow from the concern of a handful of enthusiasts and specialists in one part of the world... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial gain is a serious problem worldwide. In peace and during wartime archaeological sites and cultural institutions, both on land and underwater, are attacked and their contents robbed for sale on an international 'antiquities' market. Objects are excavated without record, smuggled across borders... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95
Clearly laid out and fully illustrated, this is the only comprehensive book on the subject at an introductory level. Perfect as a practical reference book for professional and students who work with excavated materials, and as an introduction for those training as archaeological conservators. more...