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  • Photography in Archaeology and Conservationby Peter G. Dorrell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 56.00

    Describes the use and methods of photography in field archaeology, surveys, conservation and archaeological laboratories. more...

  • Ancient Healthby Mark N Cohen; Gillian Crane-Kramer

    UPF 2007; US$ 49.95

    Confirming earlier conclusions that human health declined after the adoption of farming and the rise of civilization, this book greatly enlarges the geographical range of paleopathological studies by including new work from both established and up-and-coming scholars. more...

  • Social Bioarchaeologyby Sabrina C. Agarwal; Bonnie A. Glencross

    Wiley 2011; US$ 47.95

    Illustrates new methodological directions in analyzing human social and biological variation Offers a wide array of research on past populations around the globe Explains the central features of bioarchaeological research by key researchers and established experts around the world more...

  • North Sea Archaeologiesby Robert Van de Noort

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 43.99

    This innovative study offers an up-to-date analysis of the archaeology of the North Sea. Robert Van de Noort traces the way people engaged with the North Sea from the end of the last ice age, around 10,000 BC, to the close of the Middle Ages, about AD 1500. Van de Noort draws upon archaeological research from many countries, including the UK, the Netherlands,... more...

  • Surviving Sudden Environmental Changeby Jago Cooper; Payson Sheets

    University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 5.99

    Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities?ranging from Arctic to equatorial regions, from tropical rainforests to desert interiors, and from deep prehistory to living memory?faced,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Slice Through Timeby M.G.L. Baillie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95

    The dramatic development of European oak chronologies over the last ten years parallels and supplements the bristlecone-pine chronology in the United States. Dendrochronologists can now provide a wood sample - a time capsule of biological material - for any calender date over the last seven millennia from two continents. For archaeologists, resigned... more...