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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    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...

  • Between Dirt and Discussionby Steven N. Archer; Kevin M. Bartoy

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Interpretations of the past are under constant critical scrutiny in archaeology. The cases presented in this volume revisit old methods and previous scholarly approaches with new perspectives, along with incorporating the technologies available to understanding the past. more...

  • Ethnoarchaeology of the Kel Tadrart Tuaregby Stefano Biagetti

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on the issues of resilience and variability of desert pastoralists, explicitly challenging a set of traditional topics of the discourse around pastoralism in arid lands of the Old World. Based on a field research carried out on the Kel Tadrart Tuareg in Libya, various facets of a surprisingly successful adaptation to an extremely... more...

  • Out of the Blueby John H. Jameson; Della A Scott-Ireton

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 149.00

    Maritime cultural resources encompass sites that, because of their proximity to urban areas, are easily damaged but not easily visible. This leads to special challenges regarding conservation and enforcement of legal mandates. This book brings together ideas, research and scholarship associated with maritime public education and interpretation. more...

  • The Archaeology of Ethnicityby Siân Jones

    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...

  • Archaeologist's Field Handbookby Heather Burke; Claire Smith

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 50.00

    The complete guide to practical fieldwork in Australia today. A step-by-step, illustrated guide for students and professionals at all levels. Indispensable. more...

  • Envisioning the Pastby Sam Smiles; Stephanie Moser

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that brings together archaeologists, art historians and anthropologists to provide new perspectives on the construction of knowledge concerning the antiquity of man. Covers a wide variety of time periods and topics, from the Renaissance and the... more...

  • Archaeology in Practiceby Jane Balme; Alistair Paterson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 125.95

    Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses offers students in archaeology laboratory courses a detailed and invaluable how-to manual of archaeological methods and provides insight into the breadth of modern archaeology. Written by specialists of material analyses, whose expertise represents a broad geographic range ... more...

  • Historical Archaeologyby Martin Hall; Stephen W. Silliman

    Wiley 2009; US$ 140.95

    This volume offers lively current debates and case studies in historical archaeology selected from around the world, including North America, Latin America, Africa, the Pacific, and Europe. Authored by 19 experts in the field. Explores how historical archaeologists think about their work, piecing together information from both material culture and... more...

  • Analytical Chemistry in Archaeologyby A. M. Pollard; C. M Batt; B. Stern; S. M. M. Young

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 49.00

    This 2007 book introduces the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and reviews their application to archaeology. more...