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  • Gods, Graves & Scholarsby C.W. Ceram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 11.96

    C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a dramatic narrative. We travel with Heinrich Schliemann as, defying the ridicule of the learned world, he actually unearths the remains of the ancient city of Troy. We... more...

  • Archaeologyby Paul Bahn

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 7.99

    This entertaining Very Short Introduction reflects 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. From deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, from pebble tools to satellite photographs, from excavation to abstract... more...

  • Archaeologyby Bjørnar Olsen; Michael Shanks; Timothy Webmoor; Christopher Witmore

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    Archaeology has always been marked by its particular care, obligation, and loyalty to things. While archaeologists may not share similar perspectives or practices, they find common ground in their concern for objects monumental and mundane. This book considers the myriad ways that archaeologists engage with things in order to craft stories, both big... more...

  • Publishing and Using Cultural Heritage Linked Data on the Semantic Webby Eero Hyvonen

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Cultural Heritage (CH) data is syntactically and semantically heterogeneous, multilingual, semantically rich, and highly interlinked. It is produced in a distributed, open fashion by museums, libraries, archives, and media organizations, as well as individual persons. Managing publication of such richness and variety of content on the Web, and at the... more...

  • Mennesker og guder ved Sortehavets kysterby Pia Guldager Bilde; Lise Hannestad; Jacob Munk Højte

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 15.54

    Sortehavet var i antikken mødested for flere forskellige kulturer. I steppelandet nord for Sortehavet boede skythiske nomadestammer, langs hele kyststrækningen anlagde grækerne kolonier, og i sydøst gjorde Persien sin indflydelse gældende. I dette kludetæppe af kulturpåvirkninger tog vante religiøse forestillinger nye former, når de skulle tilpasses... more...

  • Globalisation, Battlefields, and Economicsby Helle Vandkilde; Claus von Carnap-Bornheim; James Graham-Campbell

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 9.62

    This booklet contains three inaugural lectures presented at Moesgård on the 22nd October 2004. On this day three scholars were appointed to professorships at the Institute of Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics at the University of Aarhus: two adjunct professors - James Gramham-Campell and Claus von Carnap-Bornheim - both elected for their outstanding... more...

  • Asia and Oceaniaby Trudy Ring; Noelle Watson; Paul Schellinger

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 305.00

    From the Taj Mahal to the Parthenon, from Gettysburg to Heidelberg, from Beacon Hill to Tower Hill, from the Great Wall to Hadrian's Wall, from Jerusalem to Kyoto, the International Dictionary of Historic Places presents some 1,000 comprehensive and fully illustrated histories of the most famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description,... more...

  • Archaeology in the Makingby William L Rathje; Michael Shanks; Christopher Witmore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    Archaeology in the Making is a collection of bold statements about archaeology, its history, how it works, and why it is more important than ever. This book comprises conversations about archaeology among some of its notable contemporary figures. They delve deeply into the questions that have come to fascinate archaeologists over the last forty... more...

  • Wo liegt eigentlich Caesar begraben?by

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 68.68

    ?Künftig sage dann einer der nachgeborenen Menschen, über das dunkele Meer vorüberrudernd im Schiffe: Seht das ragende Mal des längst gestorbenen Mannes? Also redet man einst, und mein ist ewiger Nachruhm.? (Hom. Il. 7,87-91; Übers. H. Rupé) Von Anbeginn der Menschheit bewahren Totenritual und Grabkult die Erinnerung an die Verstorbenen;... more...

  • Handbook of Archaeological Theoriesby R. Alexander Bentley; Herbert D. G. Maschner; Christopher Chippindale

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 79.99

    This handbook, a companion to the authoritative Handbook of Archaeological Methods, gathers original, authoritative articles from leading archaeologists on all aspects of the latest thinking about archaeological theory. It is the definitive resource for understanding how to think about archaeology. more...