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  • 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...

  • Vom ?Troglodytenland? ins Reich der Scheherazadeby Magdalena Dlugosz

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 61.15

    Transdisziplinäre Forschung lebt vom ?Blick über den Tellerrand?. Dieser Band ist ein Plädoyer für pluralistische Forschungsformen und eröffnet Einsichten in die Praxis. So entsteht aus Artefakten und Überlieferungen zur Geschichte des Vorderen Orients ein vielfarbiges Gemälde, wenn Archäologen, (Kunst-)Historiker und Religionswissenschaftler ihre... 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...

  • The Making of Heritageby Camila Del Marmol; Marc A. Morell; Jasper Chalcraft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to inequality and identity politics. This volume instead establishes... more...

  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Streetby Warren Curtis Riess; Sheli O. Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship.  Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...

  • Field Archaeology in Britainby John Coles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    A practical guide to the various modern methods of discovery, excavation and recording of the remains left by prehistoric man in Britain. It stresses the vital role played by the amateur rescuing evidence of man?s past behaviour in these islands, and is illustrated by maps, site plans and sections, and drawings of equipment and surveying procedures.... more...

  • The Iron Age in Lowland Britainby D.W. Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This book was written at a time when the older conventional diffusionist view of prehistory, largely associated with the work of V. Gordon Childe, was under rigorous scrutiny from British prehistorians, who still nevertheless regarded the ?Arras? culture of eastern Yorkshire and the ?Belgic? cemeteries of south-eastern Britain as the product of immigrants... more...

  • Hunters, Fishers and Farmers of Eastern Europe, 6000-3000 B.C.by Ruth Tringham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Eastern Europe, in this book, embraces the area formally referred to as the ?Marchlands of Europe?, sometimes as Eastern Central Europe, and which included, when this book was originally published in 1971, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Rumania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Poland. This book presented for the first time the archaeological material... more...

  • The Archaeology of Bronze Age Iberiaby Gonzalo Aranda Jimenez; Sandra Montón Subías; Margarita Sánchez Romero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    After more than a century of research, an enormous body of scientific literature in the field of El Argar studies has been generated, comprising some 700 bibliographic items. No fully-updated synthesis of the literature is available at the moment; recent works deal only with specific characteristics of Argaric societies or some of the regions where... more...

  • Archaeological Thinkingby Jr. Charles E. Orser

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser, Jr., provides a commonsense guide to applying critical thinking skills to archaeological questions and evidence. more...