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  • 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 provides... more...

  • Transformationsby Colin Renfrew; Kenneth L. Cooke

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

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  • Surviving Sudden Environmental Changeby Jago Cooper; Payson Sheets

    University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 5.99

    Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities?ranging from Arctic to equatorial regions, from tropical rainforests to desert interiors, and from deep prehistory to living memory?faced,... 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...

  • Indigenous Archaeologiesby Claire Smith; H. Martin Wobst

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes in archaeological theory and practice as well as substantive... more...

  • Techniques of Archaeological Excavationby Philip Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Archaeology of Timeby Gavin Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    It might seem obvious that time lies at the heart of archaeology, since archaeology is about the past. However, the issue of time is complicated and often problematic, and although we take it very much for granted, our understanding of time affects the way we do archaeology. This book is an introduction not just to the issues of chronology and dating,... more...

  • Environmental Archaeology and the Social Orderby John G. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    Presenting a wide variety of case studies, ranging from the early Palaeolithic to Post-modernity, and from Europe to the Andes, West and East Africa, and the USA, Environmental Archaeology and the Social Order deals with both the theory and method of environmental archaeology. Including significant sections on Neanderthals, Palaeolithic mobiliary... more...

  • Critical Approaches to Fieldworkby Gavin Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    This work takes as its starting point the role of fieldwork and how this has changed over the past 150 years. The author argues against progressive accounts of fieldwork and instead places it in its broader intellectual context to critically examine the relationship between theoretical paradigms and everyday archaeological practice. In providing a... more...

  • Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditionsby R. Layton

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    The first text to address the contentious issues raised by the pursuit of anthropology and archaeology in the world today. Calls into question the traditional, sometimes difficult relationship between western scholars and the contemporary cultures and peoples they study and can easily disturb. more...