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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
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...
- 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...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Cultural Heritage (CH) data is syntactically and semantically heterogeneous, multilingual, semantically rich, and highly interlinked. It is produced in a distributed, open fashion by museums, libraries, archives, and media organizations, as well as individual persons. Managing publication of such richness and variety of content on the Web, and at the... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 55.95
A unique collection of newly written essays by archaeologists working in a variety of contexts and geographical areas, Archaeologies of Memory is a groundbreaking text that presents a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies. Serves as an accessible introduction to central issues in the study of memory, including authority... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 66.95
The second edition of Contemporary Archaeology in Theory: The New Pragmatism , has been thoroughly updated and revised, and features top scholars who redefine the theoretical and political agendas of the field, and challenge the usual distinctions between time, space, processes, and people. Defines the relevance of archaeology and the social sciences... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
Anthropological Research Framing for Archaeological Geophysics addresses the gap between humanistic anthropological archaeology and geophysical archaeology. It initiates and invites professional dialogue toward providing archaeological geophysics with anthropological premises. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99
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...
- 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...
- The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99
The New York Times bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu sets out to uncover the truth behind the legendary lost city of Atlantis. A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: everything we know about the famous city of Atlantis comes from the work of Plato. Then he made a second, stranger discovery: amateur explorers are... more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 41.99
The second edition of Archaeological Ethics is as enthralling, timely, and effective for teaching purposes as was the first. Beginning, in the Introduction, with a philosophical discussion of morals and ethics, subsequent chapters consider the factsand the problems of excavations, legal and illegal, in many parts of the world. While perhaps intended... more...