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  • Science-Based Dating in Archaeologyby M. J . Aitken

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Archaeologists and archaeology students have long since needed an authoritative account of the techniques now available to them, designed to be understood by non-scientists. This book fills the gap and it offers a two-tier approach to the subject. The main text is a coherent introduction to the whole field of science-based dating, written in plain... more...

  • Archaeology by Experimentby John Coles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Experimental archaeology is a new approach to the study of early man. By reconstructing and testing models of ancient equipment with the techniques available to early man, we learn how he lived, hunted, fought and built. What did early man eat? How did he store and cook his food? How did he make his tools and weapons and pottery? Such everyday questions,... more...

  • Analytical Archaeologyby David L. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    This study was well-established as a pioneer work on archaeological methodology, the theoretical basis of all archaeological analysis whatever the period or era. The first edition of the book presented and evaluated the radical changes in methodology which derived from developments in other disciplines, such as cybernetics, computer science and geography,... more...

  • Piecing Together the Pastby V. Gordon Childe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric archaeology, for those new to the area. more...

  • Tree-ring Dating and Archaeologyby M.G.L. Baillie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against this. This book, published originally in 1982, traces... more...

  • Models in Archaeologyby David L. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This major study reflects the increasing significance of careful model formation and testing in those academic subjects that are struggling from intuitive and aesthetic obscurantism toward a more disciplined and integrated approach to their fields of study. The twenty-six original contributions represent the carefully selected work of progressive... more...

  • The Archaeology of Ethnicityby Siān 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...

  • The Amateur Archaeologistby Stephen Wass

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This informed and practical guide shows how anyone with an interest can take part in archaeology at many different levels, whether through fieldwork undertaken individually or by joining an excavation. Stephen Wass, himself an enthusiast with long experience, provides all that a beginner needs to know: what is archaeology all about? the range of... 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...