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Prehistoric archaeology

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  • Perishable Material Culture in Prehistoryby Linda M. Hurcombe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book demonstrates the efficacy of an holistic approach... more...

  • The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordanby Bill Finlayson; Steven Mithen

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 75.00

    This edited volume provides a full report on the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A site of WF16, southern Jordan. Very few sites of PPNA date have been excavated using modern methods, so this report makes a very significant contribution to our understanding of this period. Excavations have shown that the site contains a highly dynamic use of architecture, and... more...

  • Neolithic Archaeology in the Intertidal Zoneby E. J. Sidell; F. Haughey

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 30.00

    This volume is based upon a conference which took place in 1999, reflecting the developing interest in intertidal archaeology and concentrating on the Neolithic period, as well as elements of associated Mesolithic and Bronze Age archaeology. Since then, the papers have been revised to include new discoveries and reflect the increasing interest and... more...

  • Living Well Together? Settlement and Materiality in the Neolithic of South-East and Central Europeby Alasdair Whittle; Daniela Hofmann; Douglass W. Bailey

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 38.00

    Living Well Together investigates the development of the Neolithic in southeast and central Europe from 6500-3500 cal BC with special reference to the manifestations of settling down. A collection of reports and comments on recent fieldwork in the region, Living Well Together? provides 14 tightly written and targeted papers presenting interpretive... more...

  • Bronze Age Connectionsby Peter Clark

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    New and exciting discoveries on either side of the English Channel in recent years have begun to show that people living in the coastal zones of Belgium, southern Britain, northern France and the Netherlands shared a common material culture during the Bronze Age, between three and four thousand years ago. They used similar styles of pottery and metalwork,... more...

  • Land and Peopleby Michael J. Allen; Niall Sharples; Terry O'Connor

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    This volume is derived, in concept, from a conference held in honour of John Evans by the School of History and Archaeology and The Prehistoric Society at Cardiff University in March 2006. It brings together papers that address themes and landscapes on a variety of levels. They cover geographical, methodological and thematic areas that were of interest... more...

  • Materialitasby Blaze O'Connor; Gabriel Cooney; John Chapman

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    Stone monuments and objects are highly accessible today and formed a focus for engagement, transformation and re-use in the past. Stone is inextricably linked to ideas of monumentality and remembrance. It formed an active medium in the creation of identities and memory in a range of social contexts and practices, including the embodied, performative... more...

  • Foraging and Farmingby David R. Harris; Gordon C. Hillman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    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 volume... more...

  • The Ferriby Boatsby Edward Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised after World War II, when the new technique of carbon-14 dating... more...

  • The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Periods in Britainby Derek A. Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This book deals with the earliest period of human settlement in Britain, proposing a series of archaeological stages for the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic periods. An introduction on the problems and methods of studying the Palaeolithic and Pleistocene periods leads into the technical argument, a sequence of development derived from evidence of stone... more...