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  • Burial Terminologyby Roderick Sprague

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 45.99

    Reference guide establishing a standard terminology for archaeologists to use to describe burials and grave goods. more...

  • Archaeological Surveyby Brian Leigh Molyneaux; James M. Collins

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99

    Introduction to field survey and mapping methods for archaeologists. more...

  • Artifactsby Charles R. Ewen

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99

    How can you ensure that you are learning everything your artifacts have to teach you? Ewen explores a variety of methods and techniques used to prepare, protect, and analyze artifacts once they are in the lab. In brief, user-friendly sections, he outlines the basic principles of identification, classification, quantification, data manipulation, and... more...

  • The Molecule Hunt: Archaeology and the Search for Ancient DNAby Martin Jones

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 13.99

    A revolution is underway in archaeology. Working at the cutting edge of genetic and molecular technologies, researchers have been probing the building blocks of ancient life-DNA, proteins, fats-to rewrite our understanding of the past. Their discoveries (including a Mitochondrial Eve, the woman from whom all modern humans descend) and analyses have... more...

  • Ethnographies of Archaeological Practiceby Matt Edgeworth

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 35.99

    Collection of original studies on the contemporary practice of archaeology as a professional and scholarly endeavor. more...

  • Presenting the Pastby Larry J. Zimmerman

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99

    Using the right media, archeologists can and must educate and excite the people who need their information. Larry Zimmerman's earnestly engaging guide to reporting archaeological findings argues that communication is one of archaeology's primary tasks. more...

  • Images of the Recent Pastby Jr. Charles E. Orser

    AltaMira Press 1996; US$ 59.99

    Historical archaeology has been without a definitive, up-to-date collection that reflects the breadth of the field_until now. Orser's book brings together classic and contemporary articles that demonstrate the development of the field over the last twenty years, both in North America and throughout the world. Orser's selections represent a wide variety... more...

  • Digging Up The Pastby John Collis

    The History Press 2001; US$ 27.69

    This concise, readable, well-illustrated introduction to methods of excavation describes a technique that is essential for almost all kinds of archaeology. It is aimed at professional and amateur archaeologists, at students at all levels and at everyone who wants to know how archaeological evidence is discovered. John Collis's book presents new ideas... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflictby Christopher Knüsel; Martin Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically biased and incomplete, human remains offer clear and unequivocal... more...

  • Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeologyby Tanya M. Peres

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 79.95

    While most works of southeastern archaeology focus on stone artifacts or ceramics, this volume is the first to bring together past and current trends in zooarchaeological studies. Faunal reports are often relegated to appendices and not synthesized with the rest of the archaeological data, but Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology... more...