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Methodology

  • Global Perspectives on Archaeological Field Schoolsby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 69.95

    International coverage of field schools, including terrestrial and underwater archaeology Combines theoretical discussion on the role of fieldwork with practical case studies Applications for other scientific fieldwork including geography, geology, and environmental studies more...

  • Archaeology and Preservation of Gendered Landscapesby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 149.00

    Examines gender relations on landscapes and their complex intersection with race, class, ethnicity, and/or religion Focuses on minority groups not previously usually addresses in Landscapes Studies Explores modern issues of preservation and interpretation of gendered landscapes more...

  • The Archaeology of Watercraft Abandonmentby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Uses the archaeological concept of site significance to examine abandoned ships Illustrates the diversity of ships' graveyard sites by including case studies from around the world Explores the relationship between academia and tourism regarding underwater graveyards more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00

    Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ethnozooarchaeologyby Umberto Albarella; Angela Trentacoste

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 45.00

    This book examines how the study of human-animal relations can help us interpret archaeological evidence. An international range of contributors examines fishing, hunting and husbandry, slaughtering and butchering, ceremonial and ritual practices and techniques of deposition and disposal in traditional societies. Topics covered include the theoretical... more...

  • Lithic Technologyby William Jr Andrefsky

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    This volume brings together essays that measure the life history of stone tools relative to retouch values, raw material constraints and evolutionary processes. more...

  • Between Dirt and Discussionby Steven Archer; Kevin Bartoy

    Springer US 2007; US$ 149.00

    This work is in keeping with both theoretical archaeology as well as historical archaeology The mix of "established" and newer contributors will be of interest to the older and younger communities in historical archaeology Represents a holistic approach to archaeological methodology "between dirt and discussion." The contributors primarily use... 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...