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  • Agent-based Modeling and Simulation in Archaeologyby Gabriel Wurzer; Kerstin Kowarik; Hans Reschreiter

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 131.39

    Agent-based simulation is one of the tools used to glean information from highly complex excavation sites. This book presents an overview of techniques used and work conducted in this area, drawing on the experience of practitioners. more...

  • Within Changi's Wallsby George L Peet

    Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 19.99

    When the Japanese captured Singapore in February 1942, the European population was rounded up and sent to internment camps, where they were kept till the end of the war. This is the story of one such internee - George L. Peet - whose diaries and records preserve a stunningly vivid portrait of the triumph of the human spirit in those trying times. Interned... more...

  • Computational Approaches to the Study of Movement in Archaeologyby Silvia Polla; Philip Verhagen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    This book contains a collection of papers discussing questions related to space and movement in the framework of computational archaeology, landscape archaeology, historical geography and archaeological theory. The contributions, written by recognized experts in the field, show how the study of settlements pattern and movement has been... more...

  • Field Archaeologyby Peter Drewett

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95

    Peter Drewett's comprehensive survey explores every stage of the dig process, from the core work of discovery and excavation to the final product: the published archaeological report. Main topics covered are: how an archaeological site is formed finding and recording archaeological sites planning excavations, digging the site and recording the... more...

  • Historical Archaeologyby Pedro Paulo A. Funari; Martin Hall; Sian Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Historical Archaeology demonstrates the potential of adopting a flexible, encompassing definition of historical archaeology which involves the study of all societies with documentary evidence. It encourages research that goes beyond the boundaries between prehistory and history. Ranging in subject matter from Roman Britain and Classical Greece,... more...

  • Archaeologies of the Contemporary Pastby Victor Buchli; Gavin Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past turns what is usually seen as a method for investigating the distant past onto the present. In doing so, it reveals fresh ways of looking both at ourselves and modern society as well as the discipline of archaeology. This volume represents the most recent research in this area and examines a variety of contexts... more...

  • Time and Archaeologyby Tim Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The concept of time is salient to all human affairs and can be understood in a variety of different ways. This pioneering collection is the first comprehensive survey of time and archaeology. It includes chapters from a broad, international range of contributors, which combine theoretical and empirical material. They illustrate and explore the diversity... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeologyby Charles E. Orser Jnr

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 280.00

    The Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology is a ground-breaking compendium of information about this ever-growing field. Concentrating on the post-1400 period as well as containing generic explanations of historical archaeology where needed, the encyclopedia is compiled by over 120 experts from around the world and contains more than 370 entries... more...

  • The Dead and their Possessionsby Cressida Fforde; Jane Hubert; Paul Turnbull

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95

    Inspired by a key session for the World Archaeological Congress in South Africa, The Dead and their Possessions is the first book to tackle the principle, policy and practice of repatriating museum artefacts, rather than cultural heritage in general. Increasingly, indigenous people world-wide are asserting their fundamental right to determine... more...

  • Matériel Cultureby Colleen M. Beck; William Gray Johnson; John Schofield

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Matériel culture encompasses the material remains of conflict, from buildings and monuments to artefacts and militia, as well as human remains. This collection of essays, from an international range of contributors, illustrates the diversity in this material record, highlights the difficulties and challenges in preserving, presenting and interpreting... more...