Skip to Content

Courses

Books for Introduction to Archaeology Courses

Featured Products

  1. Doing Archaeology

    A Subject Guide for Students

    By Donald Henson

    Series: Doing... Series

    Covering archaeology from a range of angles, incorporating history, major themes, theories and methods, Doing Archaeology provides a firm grounding for anyone interested in learning more about the discipline. Throughout the book, key information is accessibly presented and important questions are...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Field Archaeology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Drewett

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Archaeology Coursebook

    An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, 3rd Edition

    By Jim Grant, Sam Gorin, Neil Fleming

    This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this third edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Archaeology: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Series: The Basics

    This second edition from our successful Basics series presents another chance to delve into this increasingly popular subject. Fully updated, Archaeology: The Basics has been revised to reflect growth in areas such as material culture, human evolution and the political use of the past. Lively...

    Published July 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Archaeology: The Key Concepts

    Edited by Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method. Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries...

    Published December 12th 2004 by Routledge