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  • 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...

  • The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economiesby Victor D Thompson; Jr James C Waggoner

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Most research into humans' impact on the environment has focused on large-scale societies; a corollary assumption has been that small scale economies are sustainable and in harmony with nature. The contributors to this volume challenge this notion, revealing how such communities shaped their environment--and not always in a positive way. Offering... more...

  • Obsidian and Ancient Manufactured Glassesby Ioannis Liritzis; Christopher M. Stevenson

    University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    This edited volume offers archaeologists and archaeometrists the latest technical information, the fundamentals of provenance studies, instrumentation used in these investigations, and strategies for the dating and interpretation of archaeological materia more...

  • Landscape Archaeology and GISby Henry Chapman

    The History Press 2006; US$ 30.61

    This book examines the ways in which Geographical Information Systems can be used to explore archaeological landscapes, and summarises the most appropriate methods to use. more...

  • Anthropological Approaches to Zooarchaeologyby Douglas V. Campana; Pamela Crabtree; S.D. deFrance

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 80.00

    Animals in complex human societies are often both meal and symbol, related to everyday practice and ritual. People in such societies may be characterized as having unequal access to such resources, or else the meaning of animals may differ for component groups. Here, in this book, 28 peer-reviewed papers that span 4 continents and the Caribbean islands... more...

  • The Hidden Threadby Irina Filatova

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 14.58

    The Hidden Thread is a journey of revelation about the relationship between Soviet Russia and South Africa, hidden for most of its length. The story is told with insight and depth by Irina Filatova and Apollon Davidson, who have had a decades long association researching and writing on Russian and South African politics and history. This insightful... 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 issues and presents case studies.... more...

  • Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bonesby April M. Beisaw

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    Offering a field-tested analytic method for identifying faunal remains, along with helpful references, images, and examples of the most commonly encountered North American species, Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bones: A Manual provides an important new reference for students, avocational archaeologists, and even naturalists and wildlife... more...