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  • New Perspectives in Global Public Archaeologyby Katsuyuki Okamura; Akira Matsuda

    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...

  • Archaeological Thinkingby Jr. Charles E. Orser

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser, Jr., provides a commonsense guide to applying critical thinking skills to archaeological questions and evidence. 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...

  • Tod im Neandertal. Akte Ötzi. Tatort Dirk Husemann

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 14.32

    Archäologen ermitteln Haben die Kelten Unschuldige bestialisch ermordet, um ihre blutrünstigen Götter zu besänftigen? Was legte Jericho, die älteste Stadt der Welt, in Schutt und Asche? Entdeckten US-Archäologen 2006 wirklich Spuren der Arche Noah? Immer wieder stellen außergewöhnliche Funde und neue Erkenntnisse Lehrmeinungen infrage und entfachen... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.53

    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$ 49.82

    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...

  • Theory and Practice in Archaeologyby Ian Hodder

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    In this latest collection of his articles, of which seven are written especially for this volume, Ian Hodder captures and continues the lively controversy of the 1980s over symbolic and structural approaches to archaeology. The book acts as an overview of the developments in the discipline over the last decade; yet Hodder's brief is far wider. His... more...

  • Archaeological Theory and Scientific Practiceby Andrew Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 34.00

    This 2001 book considers the divide between 'scientific' and 'theoretical' archaeology, and suggests that they are not necessarily conflicting. more...

  • Experiencing the Pastby Michael Shanks

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    In Experiencing the Past Michael Shanks presents an animated exploration of the character of archaeology and reclaims the sentiment and feeling which are so often lost in purely academic approaches. more...

  • Reader in the Archaeology of Identitiesby Timothy Insoll

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    The Archaeology of Identities brings together seventeen seminal articles from this exciting new discipline in one indispensable volume for the first time. Editor Timothy Insoll expertly selects a cross-section of contributions by leading authorities to form a comprehensive and balanced representation of approaches and interests. Issues covered include:... more...