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  1. Hadrian's Wall and the End of Empire

    The Roman Frontier in the 4th and 5th Centuries

    By Rob Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    There is no synthetic or comprehensive treatment of any late Roman frontier in the English language to date, despite the political and economic significance of the frontiers in the late antique period. Examining Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman frontier of northern England from the fourth century into...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Athena Hadji

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Roman Urban Street Networks

    Streets and the Organization of Space in Four Cities

    By Alan Kaiser

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The streets of Roman cities have received surprisingly little attention until recently. Traditionally the main interest archaeologists and classicists had in streets was in tracing the origins and development of the orthogonal layout used in Roman colonial cities. Roman Urban Street Networks is the...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. An Archaeology of Land Ownership

    Edited by Maria Relaki, Despina Catapoti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Within archaeological studies, land tenure has been mainly studied from the viewpoint of ownership. A host of studies has argued about land ownership on the basis of the simple co-existence of artefacts on the landscape; other studies have tended to extrapolate land ownership from more indirect...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. From Prehistoric Villages to Cities

    Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation

    Edited by Jennifer Birch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on explaining the evolution of village societies and the transition to a ‘Neolithic’ way of life. Considerable interest has also concentrated on urbanism and the rise of the earliest cities. Between these two landmarks in human cultural...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology in Environment and Technology

    Intersections and Transformations

    Edited by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence, Jennifer Webb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

    By Louise Steel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Prehistory of Iberia

    Debating Early Social Stratification and the State

    Edited by María Cruz Berrocal, Leonardo García Sanjuán, Antonio Gilman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The origin and early development of social stratification is essentially an archaeological problem. The impressive advance of archaeological research has revealed that, first and foremost, the pre-eminence of stratified or class society in today’s world is the result of a long social struggle. This...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology

    A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean

    Edited by Ann Brysbaert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    This volume investigates smaller and larger networks of contacts within and across the Aegean and nearby regions, covering periods from the Neolithic until Classical times (6000–323 BC). It explores the world of technologies, crafts and archaeological 'left-overs' in order to place social and...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge