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  • Models in Archaeologyby David L. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This major study reflects the increasing significance of careful model formation and testing in those academic subjects that are struggling from intuitive and aesthetic obscurantism toward a more disciplined and integrated approach to their fields of study. The twenty-six original contributions represent the carefully selected work of progressive... more...

  • The Ancient Burial-mounds of Englandby L.V. Grinsell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author?s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to fieldwork in particular, while the final bit of the... more...

  • Vom ?Troglodytenland? ins Reich der Scheherazadeby Magdalena Dlugosz

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 62.63

    Transdisziplinäre Forschung lebt vom ?Blick über den Tellerrand?. Dieser Band ist ein Plädoyer für pluralistische Forschungsformen und eröffnet Einsichten in die Praxis. So entsteht aus Artefakten und Überlieferungen zur Geschichte des Vorderen Orients ein vielfarbiges Gemälde, wenn Archäologen, (Kunst-)Historiker und Religionswissenschaftler ihre... more...

  • Reconnecting the Cityby Francesco Bandarin; Ron van Oers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    Historic Urban Landscape is a new approach to urban heritage management, promoted by UNESCO, and currently one of the most debated issues in the international preservation community. However, few conservation practitioners have a clear understanding of what it entails, and more importantly, what it can achieve. Examples drawn from urban heritage... more...

  • Archäologie zwischen Wissenschaft, Medien und Öffentlichkeit: Archäologievermittlung in populären TV-Dokumentationenby Barbara Winkelmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.29

    Kaum ein kulturwissenschaftliches Fach ist in den Medien in solcher Weise positiv besetzt wie die Archäologie. Mit diesem Privileg wird jedoch leichtsinnig umgegangen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung versteht sich als Aufruf zu einer kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit dem Fach Archäologie und einer sozial verantwortlicheren, öffentlich engagierteren und... more...

  • Grabungswörterbuchby Anna Kieburg

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 16.51

    Im Grabungsalltag im Ausland stellt sich ständig die Frage nach dem korrekten Ausdruck in der Landessprache. Die weitgereiste und erfahrene Archäologin Anna Kieburg hat eine Sammlung der wichtigsten Begriffe zusammengestellt, die man im Grabungsalltag benötigt, und präsentiert die Wörter und Wendungen in den acht häufigsten Sprachen: Englisch, Französisch,... more...

  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Streetby Warren Curtis Riess; Sheli O. Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship.  Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...

  • Foraging and Farmingby David R. Harris; Gordon C. Hillman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This volume... more...

  • Material Culture and Textby Christopher Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Originally published in 1991, this is the first book-length exploration of post-structuralist discourse theory in archaeology. It tackles the most basic problem of historical and archaeological analysis - the relationship between text and artefact ? in an analysis of prehistoric art fusing theory and the practice of interpretation to create a fresh... more...

  • The Ferriby Boatsby Edward Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised after World War II, when the new technique of carbon-14 dating... more...