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  1. The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, 4th Edition

    Author Jim Grant talks about his book, The Archaeology Coursebook 4th Edition

    Jim Grant, co-author of The Archaeology Coursebook, discusses what makes this book unique, what’s new in the fourth edition, and how the field has developed since the book's first publication over a decade ago. Read the full Q&A here.

  2. Thank you from Routledge Archaeology

    Thank you for completing our survey. Join us at SAA on Thursday, April 16, from 5:30-7:00pm at Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen, right across the street from the Hilton, for a free happy hour drink.

    Meet with your colleagues, chat with the Routledge Archaeology editor, and unwind after a full day of conference sessions. All attendees will also receive a chance to win $150 in Routledge books!

  3. Reference Bestsellers

    To celebrate National Library Week, Routledge Archaeology is proud to present our top selling reference titles from the past year.

    Click here to see the bestselling books. 

  4. Debating Archaeological Empiricism: The Ambiguity of Material Evidence

    Debating Archaeological Empiricism examines the current intellectual turn in archaeology, primarily in its prehistoric and classical branches, characterized by a return to the archaeological evidence.The inclusion of differing perspectives in this collection mirrors the conceptual landscape that characterizes the discipline, contributing to the theoretical debate in archaeology and classical studies. As well as giving an important snapshot of the practical as well as theoretical uses of materiality in archaeologies today, this volume looks to the future of archaeology as an empirical discipline.

    Click here to read more. 

  5. Bob Chapman and Alison Wylie on Archaeological Evidence and Interpretation

    Robert Chapman and Alison Wylie, co-editors of  Material Evidence: Learning from Archaeological Practice, discuss how  archaeologists use physical traces and surviving objects as evidence of what happened in the past .

    Click here to read the full article. 

  6. AAM-Recommended Books on the Social Value of Museums

    Routledge is proud to offer 5 titles recommended as resources by the American Alliance of Museums, supporting this year's annual meeting theme of The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change.

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  7. The History of Archaeology Wins Current Archaeology’s Book of the Year Award

    Routledge is delighted to announce that  The History of Archaeology: An Introduction by Paul Bahn has been named the 2015 Book of the Year by Current Archaeology!

    Click here to read Current Archaeology's full review of The History of Archaeology.

    Click here to learn more about The History of Archaeology.  

  8. Rediscover tandfebooks with five free-to-view Archaeology titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Archaeology free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look?

  9. Roman archaeology and Romano-British studies today

    Adam Rogers, author of The Archaeology of Roman Britain: Biography and Identity, discusses his research and his thoughts on the present and future of Roman and Romano-British archaeology. 

    Click here to read the full article and interview. 

  10. Contentious Artifacts, Contentious Histories: Why Histories of Egyptology (and Archaeology) Matter

    William Carruthers, editor of  Histories of Egyptology:  Interdisciplinary Measures, discusses his research and the complicated ethics of buying and selling ancient artifacts. 

    Click here to read more. 

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