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  • Agency in Archaeologyby Marcia-Anne Dobres; John Robb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Agency in Archaeology is the first critical volume to scrutinise the concept of agency and to examine in-depth its potential to inform our understanding of the past. Theories of agency recognise that human beings make choices, hold intentions and take action. This offers archaeologists scope to move beyond looking at broad structural or environmental... more...

  • Nationalism and Archaeology in Europeby Margarita DiŽaz-Andreu; Timothy Champion

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Archaeologists from many different European countries here explore the very varied relationship between nationalistic ideas and archaeological activity through the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The resurgence of nationalism was one of the most prominent features of the European political scene in the 1990s, when this book was originally... more...

  • Archaeology After Structuralismby Ian Bapty; Tim Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Most practising archaeologists have preferred to leave the deep theories of what lies behind their methods and perceptions on one side. Now archaeologists have faced up to the difficult task of making (or not making) the connections between the past, interpretation and the present. The writers of this volumes address the problems of archaeology, sometimes... more...

  • Archaeological Theory in Europeby Ian Hodder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The 1980s witnessed exciting developments in theoretical writing in Western archaeology. Where previous decades were dominated by the Anglo-American perspective, or "New Archaeology", the recent years showed the European debate grow in confidence and vitality. This book, published in 1991, captures this spirit of debate as contributors from a wide... more...

  • Material Evidenceby Robert Chapman; Alison Wylie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    How do archaeologists make effective use of physical traces and material culture as repositories of evidence? Material Evidence takes a resolutely case-based approach to this question, exploring instances of exemplary practice, key challenges, instructive failures, and innovative developments in the use of archaeological data as evidence. The... more...

  • Archaeology: All That Mattersby John Manley; Iain Campbell

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 14.00

    - When did archaeology begin?. - Who were the first antiquarians in early modern Europe?. - How did archaeology free human history from biblical creationism?. - How did archaeology become a pseudo-scientific discipline?. - Who built the first museum?. Leading expert Dr John Manley starts by dealing with the processes and techniques used by archaeologists,... more...

  • Identity and Heritageby Peter F. Biehl; Douglas C. Comer; Christopher Prescott; Hilary A. Soderland

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 45.64

     This book will suggest new agendas for identity and heritage studies by means of presenting contentious issues facing archaeology and heritage management in a globalized world. The book is not only present the variability of heritage objectives and experiences in the New and Old World, and opens a discussion, in a shrinking world, to look beyond... more...

  • Archaeologyby Joe Flatman

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 7.99

    Archaeology is more popular than ever. TV and film have made it seem accessible and exciting, and the number of budding amateurs is on the rise, as is government support for archaeological initiatives on a global scale. From coins and combs to battlefields and plantations, archaeologist Joe Flatman provides an incisive introduction to the practice... more...

  • Archaeologies of Textby Matthew T. Rutz; Morag Kersel

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 22.50

    Scholars working in a number of disciplines - archaeologists, classicists, epigraphers, papyrologists, Assyriologists, Egyptologists, Mayanists, philologists, and ancient historians of all stripes - routinely engage with ancient textual sources that are either material remains from the archaeological record or historical products of other connections... more...

  • Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Educationby R. Reynolds; D. Bradbery; J. Brown; K. Carroll; D. Donnelly; K. Ferguson-Patrick; S. Macqueen

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 37.15

    This volume addresses the need for an international perspective on global education, and provides alternate voices to the theme of global education. The editors asked international educators in different contexts to indicate how their own experience of global education addresses the broad and contested concepts associated with this notion. Following... more...