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  • Obsidian and Ancient Manufactured Glassesby Ioannis Liritzis; Christopher M. Stevenson

    University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    This edited volume offers archaeologists and archaeometrists the latest technical information, the fundamentals of provenance studies, instrumentation used in these investigations, and strategies for the dating and interpretation of archaeological materia more...

  • Landscape Archaeology and GISby Henry Chapman

    The History Press 2006; US$ 30.61

    This book examines the ways in which Geographical Information Systems can be used to explore archaeological landscapes, and summarises the most appropriate methods to use. more...

  • Anthropological Approaches to Zooarchaeologyby Douglas V. Campana; Pamela Crabtree; S.D. deFrance

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 80.00

    Animals in complex human societies are often both meal and symbol, related to everyday practice and ritual. People in such societies may be characterized as having unequal access to such resources, or else the meaning of animals may differ for component groups. Here, in this book, 28 peer-reviewed papers that span 4 continents and the Caribbean islands... more...

  • Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bonesby April M. Beisaw

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    Offering a field-tested analytic method for identifying faunal remains, along with helpful references, images, and examples of the most commonly encountered North American species, Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bones: A Manual provides an important new reference for students, avocational archaeologists, and even naturalists and wildlife... more...

  • Bodies in Conflictby Paul Cornish; Nicholas J Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body in conflict, from the ethics of digging up First... more...

  • Farmers, Monks and Aristocratsby K. M. Dobney; D. Jaques; James Barrett

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 30.00

    The environmental archaeological evidence from the site of Flixborough (in particular the animal bone assemblage) provides a series of unique insights into Anglo-Saxon life in England during the 8th to 10th centuries. The research reveals detailed evidence for the local and regional environment, many aspects of the local and regional agricultural economy,... more...

  • North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles Xby Eva B. Andersson Strand; Margarita Gleba; Ulla Mannering

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 48.00

    The NESAT symposium has grown from the first meeting in 1981 which was attended by 23 scholars, to over 100 at the tenth meeting that took place in Copenhagen in 2008, with virtually all areas of Europe represented. The 50 papers from the conference presented here show the vibrance of the study of archaeological textiles today. Examples studied come... more...

  • Oceans Odysseyby Sean Kingsley; Greg Stemm

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 25.00

    In ten papers Odyssey Marine Exploration presents the technology, methodology and archaeological results from four deep-sea shipwrecks and one major survey conducted between 2003 and 2008. The sites lie beyond territorial waters in depths of up to 820 metres off southeastern America and in the Straits of Gibraltar and the English Channel. Exclusively... more...

  • Landscape Archaeology between Art and Scienceby Sjoerd J. Kluiving; Erika Guttmann-Bond

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 43.99

    This volume contains thirty-five papers from a 2010 conference on landscape archaeology focusing on the definition of landscape as used by processual archaeologists, earth scientists, and most historical geographers, in contrast to the definition favored by postprocessual archaeologists, cultural geographers, and anthropologists. This tension... more...

  • Community-Based Archaeologyby Sonya Atalay

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Archaeology impacts the lives of indigenous, local, or descendant communities. Yet often these groups have little input to archaeological research, and its results remain inaccessible. As archaeologists consider the consequences and benefits of research, the skills, methodologies, and practices required of them will differ dramatically from those of... more...