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  • Archaeology of Drylandsby Graeme Barker; David Gilbertson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates about desertification and the sustainability of dryland... more...

  • Education and the Historic Environmentby Mike Corbishley; Don Henson; Peter Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Practical, inspiring and instructive, Education and the Historic Environment emphasizes the contribution to both education and heritage that results from a positive relationship between the two disciplines. Education and the Historic Environment examines evidence, case studies and chapters from a wide cross section of the heritage sector and:... more...

  • Archaeologyby Paul Bahn

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.95

    This volume aims to reflect the enduring popularity of archaeology - a subject which appeals as a pastime, career, and academic discipline, encompasses the whole globe, and surveys 2.5 million years. more...

  • The Near Eastby Charles Keith Maisels

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    The transition from foraging, farming and the neolithic village to the city-state is a complex and fascinating period. Studies on the prehistory of the Near East by nineteenth and twentieth century pioneers in the field transformed archaeology through the creation of the 'Ages System' of Stone, Bronze and Iron. The Near East provides a... more...

  • Style and Functionby Teresa D. Hurt; Gordon F. M. Rakita

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    This text presents theoretical background and case studies that demonstrate how evolutionary definitions of archaeological style and function may be applied to the prehistoric record. more...

  • Dangerous Placesby David A. Poirier; Kenneth L. Feder

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    A discussion of issues in archaeology health and safety. It highlights the broad range of disease vectors and industrial contaminants that lie silently within American soils as well as information for minimizing risk to the archaeologists who excavate in potentially dangerous places. more...

  • Out of the Blueby John H. Jameson; Della A Scott-Ireton

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 149.00

    Maritime cultural resources encompass sites that, because of their proximity to urban areas, are easily damaged but not easily visible. This leads to special challenges regarding conservation and enforcement of legal mandates. This book brings together ideas, research and scholarship associated with maritime public education and interpretation. more...

  • Between Dirt and Discussionby Steven N. Archer; Kevin M. Bartoy

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Interpretations of the past are under constant critical scrutiny in archaeology. The cases presented in this volume revisit old methods and previous scholarly approaches with new perspectives, along with incorporating the technologies available to understanding the past. more...

  • Evaluating Multiple Narrativesby Junko Habu; Clare Fawcett; John M. Matsunaga

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    At the end of the 20th Century, archaeologists from non-Anglo-American countries started to become vocal about the "traditional" interpretations of history that archaeology was making. The "traditional" archaeology came from the predominantly white, male archaeologists from England and the United States going to other countries... more...

  • Practicing Archaeologyby Thomas W. Neumann; Robert M. Sanford

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    This book is an excellent reference tool for consulting firms, contractors, graduate students, and others who need to know the nuts and bolts of professional archaeology. more...