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- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 29.99
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...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
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...
- 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...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
From Bronze Age Thailand to Viking Iceland, from an Egyptian oasis to a family farm in Canada, The Bioarchaeology of Individuals invites readers to unearth the daily lives of people throughout history. Covering a span of more than four thousand years of human history and focusing on individuals who lived between 3200 BC and the nineteenth century,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
Immediately hailed as the standard work and one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals, Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques, now in its third edition, remains an indispensible guide for archaeologists. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
The question of ethnicity is highly controversial in contemporary archaeology. Indigenous and nationalist claims to territory, often rely on reconstructions of the past based on the traditional identification of 'cultures' from archaeological remains. Sian Jones responds to the need for a reassessment of the ways in which social groups are identified... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95
Provides a fundamental examination of the conceptual framework within which archaeology is practised today. The relation between theoretical paradigms and everyday archaeological practice is critically explored. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95
This original and controversial volume sets a new agenda for the study and understanding of environmental archaeology and shows the environment as a means through which people explore their social world more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95
Drawing on a wide range of archaeological examples from a variety of regions and periods, this book is an introduction not just to the issues of chronology and dating, but time as a theoretical concept and how this is understood and employed in contemporary archaeology. more...