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  • Archaeologyby Paul Bahn

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 3 Great Historical Mysteriesby Bruce Macbain; M.E. Mayer; Priscilla Royal

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 7.28

    Here are three great historical crime novels in one volume. ROMAN GAMES: Rome, AD 95 - a city under the thrall of a tyrant. It is up to Gaius Plinius Secundus - better known to posterity as Pliny the Younger - to investigate the murder of one of emperor's favourites. He has just 15 days to solve the case, 15 days that will threaten Pliny's conscience,... more...

  • Landschaftsarchäologieby Peter Haupt

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 66.36

    Wie der Mensch die Landschaft formt Der Mensch und seine Umgebung stehen in steter Wechselwirkung. Wie entwickelt sich eine Kulturlandschaft und wie wirkt sie auf die Menschen zurück? Auf dieser zentralen Frage der noch jungen deutschen Landschaftsarchäologie liegt das Hauptaugenmerk dieser Einführung. Neben Quellen und Methoden stellt der Archäologe... more...

  • Wo liegt eigentlich Caesar begraben?by Stephan Elbern; Katrin Vogt

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 74.65

    ?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$ 74.99

    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...

  • Built Environments, Constructed Societiesby Benjamin Vis

    Sidestone Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    Archaeology, as the discipline that searches to explain the development of society by means of material remains, has been avoiding the big issues involved with its research agenda. The topic of social evolution is concealed by anxiety about previous paradigmatic malpractice and the primary archaeological division of the world in culture areas still... more...