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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Archaeology & Museum Studies. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Hundreds of Museum and Heritage Studies titles free-to-view in June!

    Routledge is committed to ensuring that valuable research from the past is available in the newest and most accessible formats. As part of this commitment, we have digitized over 15,000 of our older titles that were previously only available in print. These titles span a century of research across the social sciences and humanities, and we are delighted to have made over 6,000 of them freely available to view during the month of June.


    Featuring some of our most popular titles from the last thirty years, our Museum and Heritage studies free-to-view collection covers everything from Collecting Cultures to Issues in Heritage Management.

    Click here to explore the full collection and start reading!

     

  2. Free to View Archaeology & Museum Studies Monographs

    For the month of May, Routledge is pleased to announce that we have opened up a selection of our Archaeology & Museum Studies Monographs for you to read in their entirety for free.

    Click here to browse the available Archaeology & Museum Studies titles and start exploring today! 

  3. Out Now - Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today

    Routledge is pleased to announce the publication of Memorylands, an original and fascinating investigation into the nature of heritage from renowned scholar and author Sharon Macdonald

    Read more...

  4. New from Research in Museum Studies: Museum Communication and Social Media

    Now more than ever social media platforms are affecting how cultural consumers interact with the world around them. This penetrating new study edited by Kirsten Drotner and Kim Christian Schroder examines how such recent developments have transformed the museum experience for connected visitors and what the future might hold. 

    Read more...

  5. US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    An essential part of your foreign relations toolkit?

    Routledge author Morag Kersel hosts “Agent of Diplomacy” at the University of Toronto on February 28th, a workshop on the role of archaeology in the diplomatic and cultural heritage policies of the United States.

    Morag is co-author of US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology, available now from Routledge.

  6. The Sumerian World

    "This skillfully crafted volume will be required reading for students and researchers of the ancient world..." - David Wengrow, Professor of Comparative Archaeology, UCL

    "...the state of the art in Sumerian studies." - Geoff Emberling, University of Michigan, USA

    Edited by the renowned archaeologist Harriet Crawford and with contributions from a host of globaly respected scholars, The Sumerian World is an authoratative, comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the archaeology, history and art of Southern Mesoptamia.

    Recommend this title to your librarian.

  7. Ancient Alterity in the Andes: A Recognition of Others

    This volume is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. Focusing on the achievements of the ancient Andes during the first millennium AD and using the framework of alterity, the book rethinks the period’s rich cultural interaction between coeval groups. Read more...

  8. NEW: An Archaeology of the Cosmos: Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America

    "This is an excellent book which should have a profound impact on the discipline of archaeology." - Mike Parker Pearson, University College London, UK.

    "Everything Pauketat writes makes you think...a bold, original work that greatly refines archaeological understandings of religion." - Wendy Ashmore, University of California, Riverside, USA

    An Archaeology of the Cosmos is a challenging and through provoking book. Authored by one of the most original archaeological theorists writing today, Timothy Pauketat introduces scholars and students to recent theoretical approaches to agency and belief, providing a solid grounding in archaeological context and case studies.

  9. 2012 Archaeology Catalog Available Online

    Visit our online book catalog to browse new and recent titles in Archaeology!

  10. New Book in the Routledge Studies in Archaeology Series

    Long before facebook and twitter, social networks were alive and well. This dynamic collection explores the varied technologies, such as ceramics, music, leftovers, and warfare, through which prehistoric Aegean people used to stay connected.

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