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  • Vertebrate Taphonomyby R. Lee Lyman

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 68.00

    This comprehensive work of reference covers the wealth of analytical techniques developed to help understand prehistoric animal remains. more...

  • The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europeby Lisbeth Bredholt Christensen; Olav Hammer; David Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00

    "The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe" surveys the major religious currents of Europe before Christianity - the first continental religion with hegemonic ambition - wiped out most local religions. The evidence - whether archaeological or written - is notoriously difficult to interpret, and the variety of religions documented by the sources... more...

  • The Walking Larderby Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This text looks... more...

  • Bone, Antler, Ivory and Hornby Arthur MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Artefacts made from skeletal materials since the Roman period were, before this book, neglected as a serious area of study. This is a comprehensive account which reviews over fifty categories of artefact. The book starts with a consideration of the formation, morphology and mechanical properties of the materials and illuminates characteristics concerning... more...

  • Tikalby David L. Lentz; Nicholas P. Dunning; Vernon L. Scarborough

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    The primary question addressed in this book focuses on how the ancient Maya in the northern Petén Basin sustained large populations during the Late Classic period. more...

  • Knowledge and Power in Prehistoric Societiesby Lynne Kelly

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 82.00

    This book explores the role of formal knowledge systems in small-scale oral cultures in both historic and archaeological contexts. more...

  • Theory in Africa, Africa in Theoryby Stephanie Wynne-Jones; Jeffrey Fleisher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    Theory in Africa, Africa in Theory explores the place of Africa in archaeological theory, and the place of theory in African archaeology. The centrality of Africa to global archaeological thinking is highlighted, with a particular focus on materiality and agency in contemporary interpretation. As a means to explore the nature of theory itself, the... more...

  • Skyscapesby Fabio Silva; Nicholas Campion

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 40.00

    Eleven papers extend discussion of the role and importance of the landscape and the wider environment to past societies, and to the understanding and interpretation of their material remains, into consideration of the significance of the celestial environment: the skyscape. The role of the sky for past societies has been relegated to the fringes of... more...

  • Clay in the Age of Bronzeby Joanna Sofaer

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    This book is the first to explore creativity in the Bronze Age as expressed through the medium of clay. more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Archaeologyby Thomas C Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 62.95

    For courses in Introduction to Archaeology Theory and Methods. Intended for the Introductory Archaeology course with the goal of teaching students how to think like archaeologists, this workbook includes activities that challenge students to interpret and explain field findings and help them to see the link between theory and practice. more...