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  • Seahenge: a quest for life and death in Bronze Age Britainby Francis Pryor

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 8.24

    A lively and authoritative investigation into the lives of our ancestors, based on the revolution in the field of Bronze Age archaeology which has been taking place in Norfolk and the Fenlands over the last twenty years, and in which the author has played a central role. more...

  • American Antiquitiesby Terry A. Barnhart

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Writing the history of American archaeology, especially concerning eighteenth and nineteenth-century arguments, is not always as straightforward or simple as it might seem.  Archaeology?s trajectory from an avocation, to a semi-profession, to a specialized, self-conscious profession was anything but a linear progression. The development of American... more...

  • In the Beginningby Brian M. Fagan; Nadia Durrani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 191.95

    Demonstrates the importance of archaeology today In the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology presents the history and methods of archaeology and explores its significance today. The text introduces archeology's basic principles along with numerous examples from all over the world. Authors Brian Fagan and Nadia Durrani provide a comprehensive... more...

  • Brief History of Archaeologyby Brian M. Fagan; Nadia Durrani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 72.95

    For introductory courses in Archaeology. This brief text tells the story of how archaeology changed from a romantic adventure into a science. Its vivid narrative combines tales of archaeological discovery with the changing social conditions and theoretical perspectives that helped turn archaeology into a sophisticated discipline. Containing a... more...

  • Victims of Ireland's Great Famineby Jonny Geber

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95

    With one million dead, and just as many forced to emigrate, the Irish Famine (1845-52) is among the worst health calamities in history. In 2006, archaeologists discovered a mass burial containing the remains of nearly 1,000 Kilkenny Union workhouse inmates. In the first bioarchaeological study of Great Famine victims, Jonny Geber uses skeletal analysis... more...

  • Mapungubwe Reconsidered: A Living Legacyby Rachel Browne; Shadreck Chirikure; Peter Delius; Amanda Esterhuysen; Simon Hall; Michelle Hay; Sekibakiba Lekgoathi; Maanda Maulaudzi; Vele Neluvhalani; Otsile Ntsoane; David Pearce; Karim Sadr; Alex Schoeman; Jeanette Smith; Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

    Real African Publishers 2016; US$ 15.99

    The Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape is one of the profound treasures of southern Africa?s social and archaeological history, appropriately declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) in 2003. Contained within this landscape is indispensable information on precolonial state formation,... more...

  • Reading Between the Linesby Kenneth Brophy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Reading Between the Lines: The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland is the first systematic analysis of Scotland?s cursus monuments and is written by one of the foremost scholars of the Neolithic in Scotland. Drawing on fifteen years of experience of cropmark interpretation, as well as his involvement in several excavations of cursus monuments... more...

  • World Prehistory and Archaeologyby Michael Chazan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 163.95

    An integrated picture of prehistory as an active process of discovery. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time , third edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about our human prehistory. A cornerstone of World... more...

  • The Crusader Worldby Adrian Boas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 220.00

    The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned scholars as well as a number of though-provoking pieces... more...

  • Understanding Human Evolutionby Jeffrey K. McKee; Frank E. Poirier; W Scott Mcgraw

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 137.95

    For the one-term course in human evolution, paleoanthropology, or fossil hominins taught at the junior/senior level in departments of anthropology or biology. This new edition provides a comprehensive overview to the field of paleoanthropology?the study of human evolution by analyzing fossil remains. It includes the latest fossil finds, attempts... more...