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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 19.95
From archaeological jargon to interpretation, Archaeology: The Basics provides an invaluable overview of a fascinating subject and probes the depths of this increasingly popular discipline, presenting critical approaches to the understanding of our past. Lively and engaging, Archaeology: The Basics fires the archaeological imagination whilst... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 20.95
This second edition from our successful Basics series presents another chance to delve into this increasingly popular subject. Fully updated, Archaeology: The Basics has been revised to reflect growth in areas such as material culture, human evolution and the political use of the past. Lively and engaging, some of the key questions answered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
This book explores new approaches to the remarkably detailed information that archaeologists now have for the study of our early ancestors. Rather than explaining the archaeology of stones and bones as the product of group decisions, the contributors investigate how individual action created social life. This challenge to the accepted standpoint of... more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 46.95
The study of European prehistory has been revolutionized in recent years by the rapid growth rate of archeological discovery, advances in dating methods and the application of scientific techniques to archaeological material and new archaeological aims and frameworks of interpretation. Whereas previous work concentrated on the recovery and description... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00
Combining archaeological, literary and numismatic evidence, John Creighton paints a vivid picture of how people in Late Iron Age Britain reacted to the changing world around them, and how rulers bolstered their power through use of imagery on coins, myths, language, and material culture. Includes full index of Iron Age coins. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 51.00
Using approaches from several disciplines, Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from when they were drawn into the Niger trade (around 1300 AD) until the twentieth century establishment of British overrule. Stahl argues for closer integration of archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 60.00
This book examines the transformation of chiefdom societies in Neolithic China, giving rise to early states. With its wealth of detailed archaeological data and general theoretical paradigms it is essential reading for the student of prehistoric China and the student of global social evolution. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 102.00
In the first two centuries AD, Teotihuacan was the largest urban centre in the New World and the Feathered Serpent Pyramid a spectacular symbol of state power. Sugiyama investigates the ritual sacrifices that marked the erection of the Pyramid and the role of warfare and sacrifice in early Teotihuacan statecraft. more...