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- 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...
- 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 68.23
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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 76.75
?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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00
Community Archaeology is an assessment of the aims, results and validity of the broad spectrum of community archaeology initiatives taking place today. The project arose from a shared belief in cooperation between professional and non-professional archaeologists and the belief that archaeology does not have to take place in private between consenting... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 13.00
The Death of Archaeological Theory? addresses the provocative subject of whether it is time to discount the burden of somewhat dogmatic theory and ideology that has defined archaeological debate and shaped archaeology over the last 25 years. Seven chapters meet this controversial subject head on, also assessing where archaeological theory is now, and... more...
- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 55.00
Memory can be both a horrifying trauma and an empowering resource. From the Ancient Greeks to Nietzsche and Derrida, the dilemma about the relationship between history and memory has filled many pages, with one important question singled out: is the writing of history to memory a remedy or a poison? Recently, a growing interest in and preoccupation... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Scattered across the English countryside are various types of crosses, with a particularly interesting array in the three choirs counties of Glocuestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Here, Marion Freeman reveals the history behind these intriguing monuments in the landscape. From Celtic crosses waymarking ancient and well-trodden paths to... more...