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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Envisioning the Pastby Sam Smiles; Stephanie Moser

    Wiley 2008; US$ 158.00

    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... more...

  • Historical Archaeologyby Martin Hall; Stephen W. Silliman

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.95

    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... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 52.00

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

  • The Languages of Archaeologyby Rosemary Joyce

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95

    This volume provides the first critical examination of the relationship between archaeology and language, analysing the rhetorical practices through which archaeologists create representations of the past. more...