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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 46.80
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SensePublishers 2015; US$ 38.11
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 153.95
Illuminating the world of archaeology. Archaeology conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. The main objective of this text is to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world of archaeology from the scientific perspective.... more...