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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00
The well-preserved archaeological site at Oldeholtwolde in the Netherlands was inhabited by a small group of people during the last Ice Age, some 13,000 years ago. This book focuses on the examination of the ca. 10.000 flint artefacts discovered at this ancient site, which have been subjected to modern approaches such as refitting and spatial analysis.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00
Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as well as an issue of identity politics. What does it mean when runic stones or medieval churches are transformed from antiquities to monuments to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough and up-to-date survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method. more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 46.95
The study of European prehistory has been revolutionized in recent years by the rapid growth rate of archeological discovery, advances in dating methods and the application of scientific techniques to archaeological material and new archaeological aims and frameworks of interpretation. Whereas previous work concentrated on the recovery and description... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the ?Sea Peoples? invaded Egypt. The pharaoh?s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end.... more...
- Basic Books 2001; US$ 19.00
Centered on the lawsuit over Kennewick Man, this lively history illuminates one of the most contentious issues in science: the battle between archeologists and American Indians. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
Agency in Archaeology is the first critical volume to scrutinise the concept of agency and to examine in-depth its potential to inform our understanding of the past. Theories of agency recognise that human beings make choices, hold intentions and take action. This offers archaeologists scope to move beyond looking at broad structural or environmental... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 79.95
The practice of Archaeology has many different facets: from academic, to governmental, to cultural resource management, to public media. Contemporary relevance of archaeology means understanding the roles that archaeology has in the present day and a sense of the contributions that it can make in each of these areas, both now and in the future. Archaeologists... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 69.95
Since its very beginning, archaeology has in many senses always related to a much wider constituency than just archaeologists. This relationship between archaeology and the public has often been overlooked and constantly changes. Public archaeology, as a field of research and practice, has been developing since the 1970s in English-speaking countries,... more...