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Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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Reissuing works originally published between 1930 and 1996, this set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known scholarship across the subject. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this set of research, guidance and surveys. It includes works of theory and of practical research, ranging over a wide range of themes from archaeology and place-names to industrial archaeology to the rock art of Africa.

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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1930 and 1996, this set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known scholarship across the subject. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this set of research, guidance and surveys. It includes works of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Field Archaeology

    By R.J.C. Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    During the years before this book was first published in 1946, and re-editioned in 1953, much had been written on the results of archaeological research, but no account had been published of the methods by which those results are obtained. This book provides a simple introduction to the principles...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology

    By M.G.L. Baillie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology After Structuralism

    Post-structuralism and the Practice of Archaeology

    Edited by Ian Bapty, Tim Yates

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Most practising archaeologists have preferred to leave the deep theories of what lies behind their methods and perceptions on one side. Now archaeologists have faced up to the difficult task of making (or not making) the connections between the past, interpretation and the present. The writers of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The European Community in Later Prehistory

    Studies in Honour of C. F. C. Hawkes

    Edited by John Boardman, M.A. Brown, T.G.E. Powell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The essays collected together in this volume were written in honour of Professor Christopher Hawkes, in recognition of his stature as an international scholar and his generosity in encouraging the work of others. The collection consists of a closely-knit group of studies, and includes contributions...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology
    By M.G.L. Baillie
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  2. Archaeology After Structuralism: Post-structuralism and the Practice of Archaeology
    Edited by Ian Bapty, Tim Yates
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  3. The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain
    By Richard Bradley
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  4. Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain: Selected Excavations, 1939-1955
    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  5. Neolithic Britain: New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales
    By Rodney Castleden
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  6. Piecing Together the Past: The Interpretation of Archaeological Data
    By V. Gordon Childe
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  7. The Prehistory Of Scotland
    By V. Gordon Childe
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  8. New Light on the Most Ancient East
    By V. Gordon Childe
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  9. Analytical Archaeology
    By David L. Clarke
    To Be Published November 5th 2014
  10. Models in Archaeology
    Edited by David L. Clarke
    To Be Published November 5th 2014

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