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  • The Power of Feastsby Brian Hayden

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    In this book, Brian Hayden provides the first comprehensive, theoretical work on the history of feasting in societies ranging from the prehistoric to the modern. more...

  • Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near Eastby Benjamin W. Porter; Alexis T. Boutin

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 24.99

    Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near East is among the first comprehensive treatments to present the diverse ways in which ancient Near Eastern civilizations memorialized and honored their dead, using mortuary rituals, human skeletal remains, and embodied identities as a window into the memory work of past societies. In six case studies teams... more...

  • The Walking Larderby Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This text looks... more...

  • Bone, Antler, Ivory and Hornby Arthur MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Artefacts made from skeletal materials since the Roman period were, before this book, neglected as a serious area of study. This is a comprehensive account which reviews over fifty categories of artefact. The book starts with a consideration of the formation, morphology and mechanical properties of the materials and illuminates characteristics concerning... more...

  • Prehistoric Copper Mining in Europe: 5500-500 BCby William O'Brien

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 134.99

    This volume examines prehistoric copper mining in Europe, from the first use of the metal eight thousand years ago in the Balkans to its widespread adoption during the Bronze Age. The history of research is examined, as is the survival of this mining archaeology in different geological settings. There is information on the technological processes of... more...

  • Het Groot Profielenboekby Wilko van Zijverden; Jos de Moor

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In de archeologische praktijk wordt veel van de archeoloog in het veld gevraagd. Hij/zij is het welbekende schaap met de vijf poten. Naast de dagelijkse bureaucratische rompslomp blijft helaas vaak te weinig tijd over voor de archeologische inhoudelijke kant van het werk en dan dient de veldarcheoloog zich ook nog eens bezig te houden met "het... more...

  • Metaaltijden 1by Liesbeth Theunissen; Stijn Arnoldussen

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Deze bundel vormt de neerslag van de 1e Nederlandse Metaaltijdendag, gehouden op 18 oktober 2013. Hierbij werd een rijke doorsnede aan recent metaaltijdenonderzoek gepresenteerd, dat nu in schriftelijke vorm het licht ziet. Deze bundel bevat bijdragen over het grafritueel, de materiële cultuur, nederzettingspatronen en depositiepatronen van gemeenschappen... more...

  • The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jerichoby David Neev; K. O. Emery

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 149.99

    The story of the destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah and Jericho in the Dead Sea region is the oldest such description in human history. Now, more than 4000 years later, employing modern geological science in a forensic manner, this book sheds new light on these occurrences. more...

  • Archaeology as Political Actionby Randall H. McGuire

    University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton 2004; US$ 15.95

    Develops a theory and framework to describe how archaeology can contribute to a more humane world. Recognizing that archaeology is an inherently political activity, this book builds on the history of archaeological theory and Marxist dialectical theory to point out how archaeologists can use their craft to evaluate interpretations of this world. more...

  • Local Identitiesby Fokke Gerritsen

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 65.25

    A study of the archaeologies of landscape and community in the Northwest European Plain more...