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  1. Illicit Antiquities

    The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of Archaeology

    By Neil Brodie, Kathryn Walker Tubb

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial gain is a serious problem worldwide. In peace and during wartime archaeological sites and cultural institutions, both on land and underwater, are attacked and their contents robbed for sale on an international 'antiquities' market. Objects are...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property

    Edited by R Layton, P Stone, J Thomas

    Series: One World Archaeology

    In 1991 the mosque at Ayodhya in India was demolished by Hindu fundamentalists who claim that it stood on the birthplace of a legendary Hindu hero. During recent conflicts in former Yugoslavia, ethnic groups destroyed mosques and churches to eliminate evidence of long-term settlement by other...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Early Human Behaviour in Global Context

    The Rise and Diversity of the Lower Palaeolithic Record

    Edited by Ravi Korisettar, Michael D. Petraglia

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Early Human Behaviour in a Global Context will be of use to students and professionals who are interested in prehistory, Paleolithic archaeology, and paleoanthropology. Those interested in our ancestors and their place in the natural world will also benefit from the information presented in this...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Archaeology and the Information Age

    Edited by Sebastian Rahtz, Paul Reilly

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Traditional methods of making archaeological data available are becoming increasingly inadequate. Thanks to improved techniques for examining data from multiple viewpoints, archaeologists are now in a position to record different kinds of data, and to explore that data more fully than ever before....

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Prehistory of Food

    Appetites for Change

    Edited by Chris Gosden, Jon G. Hather

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Prehistory of Food sets subsistence in its social context by focusing on food as a cultural artefact. It brings together contributors with a scientific and biological expertise as well as those interested in the patterns of consumption and social change, and includes a wide range of case...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape

    Shaping Your Landscape

    Edited by Robert Layton, Peter Ucko

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape contributes to the development of theory in archaeology and anthropology, provides new and varied case studies of landscape and environment from five continents, and raises important policy issues concerning development and the management of heritage....

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Presented Past

    Heritage, Museums and Education

    By B. L. Molyneaux, P. G. Stone

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Presented Past is concerned with the differences between the comparatively static, well-understood way in which the past is presented in schools, museums and at historic sites compared to the approaches currently being explored in contemporary archaeology. It challenges the all-too-frequent...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Meanings of Things

    Material Culture and Symbolic Expression

    Edited by I. Hodder

    Series: One World Archaeology

    This unique and fascinating book concentrates on the varying roles and functions that material culture may play in almost all aspects of the social fabric of a given culture. The contributors, from Africa, Australia and Papua New Guinea, India, South America, the USA, and both Eastern and Western...

    Published March 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Archaeologies of the British

    Explorations of Identity in the United Kingdom and Its Colonies 1600-1945

    Edited by Susan Lawrence

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Beginning with the early English colonisation of Ireland and Virginia, the international range of contributors in Archaeology of the British examine the interplay of objects and identity in Scotland and Wales, regional England, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Cyprus, and Sri Lanka. Informed by...

    Published June 28th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Indigenous Archaeologies

    Decolonising Theory and Practice

    Edited by Claire Smith, H. Martin Wobst

    Series: One World Archaeology

    With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes...

    Published June 28th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Origins of Human Behaviour
    Edited by Robert Foley
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  2. The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania
    Edited by Anne Clarke, Robin Torrence
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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