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Forthcoming Books in Archaeology, February 2010

Check out Routledge's recently published and upcoming titles from our Archaeology list.

Routledge's concentration in Archaeology is only growing with a raft of recently published and upcoming titles. The Egyptian World, the book Ancient Egypt calls, “a must-have and must-read volume for anyone studying ancient Egypt” is now out in paperback. Also out in paperback is the fourth edition of Iron Age Communities in Britain: An account of England, Scotland and Wales from the Seventh Century BC until the Roman Conquest. Intended as a companion for the newcomer to professional archaeology, covering everything from first practical work to project design and heritage curation, Archaeological Investigation is a fantastic guide to on-the-ground archaeological fieldwork. Other titles to check out include Archaeology of Britain and Archaeology of Ancient Mexico.

Prehistoric Britain is coming in April. Also be sure to look for Archaeology: An Introduction in May of this year. The fifth edition of this great textbook has been updated with a lot of new information, including:

  • Updated material on the development in dating, DNA analysis, isotopes and population movement
  • Coverage of new themes such as identity and personhood
  • The impact of climate change and sustainability on heritage management

If you'd like to learn more about Routledge's Archaeology titles, click here to browse our online catalog.

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  1. The Egyptian World

    Edited by Toby Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    Authoritative and up-to-date, this key single-volume work is a thematic exploration of ancient Egyptian civilization and culture as it was expressed down the centuries. Including topics rarely covered elsewhere as well as new perspectives, this work comprises thirty-two original chapters written by...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Iron Age Communities in Britain

    An account of England, Scotland and Wales from the Seventh Century BC until the Roman Conquest, 4th Edition

    By Barry Cunliffe

    Since its first publication in 1971, Barry Cunliffe's monumental survey has established itself as a classic of British archaeology. This fully revised fourth edition maintains the qualities of the earlier editions, whilst taking into account the significant developments that have moulded the...

    Published August 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Archaeological Investigation

    By Martin Carver

    Drawing its numerous examples from Britain and beyond, Archaeological Investigation explores the procedures used in field archaeology travelling over the whole process from discovery to publication. Divided into four parts, it argues for a set of principles in part one, describes work in the...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Archaeology of Britain

    An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    Edited by John Hunter, Ian Ralston

    The Archaeology of Britain is the only concise and up-to-date introduction to the archaeological record of Britain from the reoccupation of the landmass by Homo sapiens during the later stages of the most recent Ice Age until last century. This fully revised second edition extends its coverage,...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Susan Toby Evans, David Webster

    This is the first comprehensive, one-volume encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area.In more than 500 articles by the major experts in the field, this work brings the most recent scholarship to an examination of regional environments and their...

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Prehistoric Britain

    2nd Edition

    By Timothy Darvill

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    Britain has been inhabited by humans for over half a million years, during which time there were a great many changes in lifestyles and in the surrounding landscape. This book, now in its second edition, examines the development of human societies in Britain from earliest times to the Roman...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Archaeology

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Kevin Greene, Tom Moore

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge