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  • Geographical Information Systems in Archaeologyby James Conolly; Mark Lake

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 51.00

    Comprehensive introduction to the use of Geographical Information Systems as a research tool in archaeology. more...

  • Reclaiming Archaeologyby Alfredo González-Ruibal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Archaeology has been an important source of metaphors for some of the key intellectuals of the 20 th century: Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Alois Riegl and Michel Foucault, amongst many others. However, this power has also turned against archaeology, because the discipline has been dealt with perfunctorily as a mere provider of metaphors that other... more...

  • Sacred Darknessby Holley Moyes

    University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 27.95

    Caves have been used in various ways across human society but despite the persistence within popular culture of the iconic caveman, deep caves were never used primarily as habitation sites for early humans. Rather, in both ancient and contemporary contexts, caves have served primarily as ritual spaces. In Sacred Darkness, contributors use archaeological... more...

  • The Mantle Siteby Jennifer Birch; Ronald F. Williamson

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 69.99

    The Mantle Site is the most detailed analysis of an ancestral Wendat community, discussed in the context of the historical development of Northern Iroquoian societies. It considers themes of identity formation, interaction, and increasing economic and socio-political complexity. more...

  • Diary of a Dreamby Robert M. Warner

    Scarecrow Press 1995; US$ 44.99

    Based on unique and previously unpublished sources, this book examines in detail the complex, emotional, and difficult movement to remove the National Archives and Records Service from the control of the U.S. General Services Administration. more...

  • Ancient African Metallurgyby Michael S. Bisson; Terry S. Childs; De Philip Barros; Augustin F.C. Holl; Joseph O. Vogel

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    Gold. Copper. Iron. Metal working in Africa has been the subject of both popular lore and extensive archaeological investigation. In this volume, four leading archaeologists attempt to provide a complete synthesis of current debates and understandings: When, how and where was metal first introduced to the continent? How were iron and copper tools,... more...

  • Ancient Queensby Sarah Milledge Nelson

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 37.99

    Shedding new light on the division of power, the essays in this volume explore the variety of roles and assumptions about queens from the Americas to Eurasia. Together they provide a global tour of archaeological and historical queens that illustrate the intersection of gender and power in archaeology. more...

  • Beneath the Sands of Egyptby PhD Donald P. Ryan

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    ?Donald Ryan is a rare bird?a field archaeologist who can write with verve and immediacy. I heartily recommend his book to all Egyptology buffs.? ?Barbara Mertz ( a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters), author of Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs   A real-life ?Indiana Jones,? Donald P. Ryan, Ph.D., offers a breathtaking personal account of his adventures... more...

  • Archaeological Thinkingby Jr. Charles E. Orser

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser, Jr., provides a commonsense guide to applying critical thinking skills to archaeological questions and evidence. more...

  • The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Ageby C.F.C. Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into six topics with additional prologue and epilogue, the... more...