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Prehistoric archaeology

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  • Discovery in the Caveby Mark Dubowski; Bryn Barnard

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 3.99

    This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!   In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge... more...

  • An Archaeology of Materialsby Chantal Conneller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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 argues that materials cannot be understood independently... more...

  • The Ancient Human Occupation of Britainby Nick Ashton; Simon Lewis; Chris Stringer

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 225.00

    The Ancient Human Occupation of Britain Project (AHOB) funded by the Leverhulme Trust began in 2001 and brought together researchers from a range of disciplines with the aim of investigating the record of human presence in Britain from the earliest occupation until the end of the last Ice Age, about 12,000 years ago. Study of changes in climate, landscape... more...

  • European Societies in the Bronze Ageby A. F. Harding

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    A survey of the Bronze Age in Europe, c. 2500 to 750 BC, for students and specialists. more...

  • Religion in the Emergence of Civilizationby Ian Hodder

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Examines the role of spirituality and religious ritual in the emergence of complex societies, using Çatalhöyük, as a case study. more...

  • Field Archaeologyby Peter Drewett

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 46.95

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are included, bringing it up to date with the most recent... more...

  • The Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burialby Paul Pettitt

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95

    Humans are unique in that they expend considerable effort and ingenuity in disposing of the dead. Some of the recognisable ways we do this are visible in the Palaeolithic archaeology of the Ice Age. The Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burial takes a novel approach to the long-term development of human mortuary activity ? the various ways we deal with... more...

  • Images Out of Africaby Virginia Garner

    UPA 2011; US$ 38.99

    In 1938, Virginia and Ray Garner began making films in the Belgian Congo and French Cameroons. This book features Virginia Garner's diaries, which highlight the challenges of making films in Africa in the 1930s and include rich descriptions of cross-cultural interactions and micro-negotiations with chiefs, headmen, and villagers. more...

  • Lost World of the Aghartiby Alec MacLellan

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 11.65

    One of the world's oldest legends tells of a vast network of underground tunnels and passageways linking the continents to a subterranean kingdom. This utopia is said to be inhabited by an ancient race of people who have lived in seclusion for centuries, hidden from the sight of mankind but aware of eberything happening on the surface of the earth.... more...

  • Flexible Stonesby Anna Stroulia

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 41.95

    Despite their ubiquitous presence among prehistoric remains in Greece, ground stone tools have yet to attract the same kind of attention as have other categories of archaeological material, such as pottery or lithics. Flexible Stones provides a detailed analysis of the material discovered during the... more...

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