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

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 28.92

    "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...

  • 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...

  • Community Archaeologyby Gabriel Moshenska; Sarah Dhanjal

    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...

  • The Death of Archaeological Theory?by John Bintliff; Mark Pearce

    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...

  • Archaeology and Memoryby Dusan Boric

    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...

  • Ancient Crosses of the Three Choirs Countiesby Marion Freeman

    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...

  • Archaeology beyond Postmodernityby Andrew M. Martin

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 84.99

    Archaeology beyond Postmodernity introduces to archaeology a new concept of culture as well as many valuable interpretive techniques that have emerged in sociology to study culture scientifically. more...

  • From Stonehenge to Las Vegasby Cornelius Holtorf

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 28.99

    Using wide-ranging examples and compelling images to support his often controversial theses, including the assertion that the past is a 'renewable resource,' Cornelius Holtorf merges archaeological and cultural theory to take readers on an erudite tour of these intersections. Deliberately blurring the borders between past people and present meanings,... more...

  • Archaeology of Performanceby Takeshi Inomata; Lawrence S. Coben

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 41.99

    Collection of original articles exploring theatricality in the ancient world and how it affected social life and politics. more...

  • Archaeological Ethicsby Karen D. Vitelli; Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 41.99

    Looting. Reburial and repatriation. Relations with native peoples. Professional conduct. The second edition of Archaeological Ethics combines compelling articles on these topics written for a general audience with valuable teaching aids. The updated articles provide a fascinating introduction to the issues faced every day in archaeological practice.... more...