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  • 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...

  • The Bioarchaeology of Violenceby Debra L. Martin; Ryan P. Harrod

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    Human violence is an inescapable aspect of our society and culture. As the archaeological record clearly shows, this has always been true. What is its origin? What role does it play in shaping our behavior? How do ritual acts and cultural sanctions make violence acceptable? These and other questions are addressed by the contributors to The Bioarchaeology... more...

  • Bodies in Conflictby Paul Cornish; Nicholas J Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body in conflict, from the ethics of digging up First... more...

  • Community-Based Archaeologyby Sonya Atalay

    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...

  • Computational Approaches to the Study of Movement in Archaeologyby Silvia Polla; Philip Verhagen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    The archaeological study of movement and of its related patterns and features has been transformed by the use of GIS. Path analysis has become a very popular approach to the study of settlement and land-use dynamics in landscape archaeology. This volume addresses theoretical, technical and interpretative issuesand presents case studies.... 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...

  • Critical Approaches to Fieldworkby Gavin Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    This work takes as its starting point the role of fieldwork and how this has changed over the past 150 years. The author argues against progressive accounts of fieldwork and instead places it in its broader intellectual context to critically examine the relationship between theoretical paradigms and everyday archaeological practice. In providing a... more...

  • Doing Archaeologyby Donald Henson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.95

    Covering archaeology from a range of angles, incorporating history, major themes, theories and methods, Doing Archaeology provides a firm grounding for anyone interested in learning more about the discipline. Throughout the book, key information is accessibly presented and important questions are answered, including: What is archaeology? How... more...

  • Environmental Archaeologyby Elizabeth Reitz; Myra Shackley

    Springer US 2012; US$ 79.99

    This updated edition of the seminal 1981 manual covers recent developments as well as the wide range of materials and methods in what is now generally recognized as a key focus for archaeologists?the long-term effects of the human species on our environment. more...

  • Environmental Archaeology and the Social Orderby John G. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    Presenting a wide variety of case studies, ranging from the early Palaeolithic to Post-modernity, and from Europe to the Andes, West and East Africa, and the USA, Environmental Archaeology and the Social Order deals with both the theory and method of environmental archaeology. Including significant sections on Neanderthals, Palaeolithic mobiliary... more...