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- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 36.99
A significant contribution to the relatively unexplored field of gender in rock art, this volume contains information for those interested in past gender systems. Hays-Gilpin argues that art is both a product of its physical and social environment and a tool of influence in shaping behavior and ideas within a society. Rock art is often one of the strongest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author?s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to fieldwork in particular, while the final bit of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now. The series brought together archaeologists and anthropologists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95
This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National University. Lucidly written, it shows the diversity and colourfulness... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
Alasdair Whittle's new work argues powerfully for the complexity and fluidity of life in the Neolithic, through a combination of archaeological and anthropological case studies and current theoretical debate. The book ranges from the sixth to the fourth millennium BC, and from the Great Hungarian Plain, central and western Europe and the Alpine foreland... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00
“This book is the most comprehensively global and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies. Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist, this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how the material culture of our forebears, from... more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95
Atlantis, the lost island civilization, the sunken Shangri-La ? the legend has beguiled us since Plato mentioned it in the fourth century BC. But did it actually exist?. Now, cutting-edge scientific evidence from a wide array of disparate fields combine to cast sensational new light on the mystery. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 154.99
The beginning of the Neolithic in Britain is a topic of perennial interest in archaeology, marking the end of a hunter-gatherer way of life with the introduction of domesticated plants and animals, pottery, polished stone tools, and a range of new kinds of monuments, including earthen long barrows and megalithic tombs. Every year, numerous new articles... more...
- McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research 2012; US$ 45.00
This volume examines the interplay between animal procurement and tool production with the aim of understanding the scope of past interactions between humans and the world around them. more...
- English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
Excavations made necessary by coastal erosion have revealed probably the best preserved Bronze Age settlement sequence in Southern Britain. Five metres of deposits contained five prehistoric occupation phases separated by blown sand and eroded soil. The two lowest horizons, containing Beaker pottery, were followed by a layer with biconical urns and... more...