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New and Published Books

  1. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Stonehenge

    By Rodney Castleden

    Every generation has created its own interpretation of Stonehenge, but rarely do these relate to the physical realities of the monument. Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Archaeology of Difference

    Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania

    Edited by Anne Clarke, Robin Torrence

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Archaeology of Difference presents a new and radically different perspective on the archaeology of cross-cultural contact and engagement. The authors move away from acculturation or domination and resistance and concentrate on interaction and negotiation by using a wide variety of case studies...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Statements in Stone

    Monuments and Society in Neolithic Brittany

    By Mark Patton

    The megalithic monuments of Western Europe cover a period of over 2,000 years, from the earliest neolithic to the beginning of the Bronze Age, and have excited the popular imagination for centuries. Based on the evidence of recent excavations, and the most up-to-date and controversial theoretical...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology and Religion in Early Northwest India

    History, Theory, Practice

    By Daniel Michon

    Series: Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

    This book explores the ways in which past cultures have been used to shape colonial and postcolonial cultural identities. It provides a theoretical framework to understand these processes, and offers illustrative case studies in which the agency of ancient peoples, rather than the desires of...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge India

  6. Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Series: Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

    This volume breaks new ground by conceptualizing landscape as a dynamic cultural complex in which the natural world and human practice are inextricably linked and are constantly interacting. It examines the social and cultural construction of space in the early medieval period in South Asia, as...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge India

  7. The Origins of Human Behaviour

    Edited by Robert Foley

    Series: One World Archaeology

    This volume explores the diverse ways in which the evolution of human behaviour can be investigated, and confronts the most challenging aspects of the subject....

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. In Search of Vikings

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England

    Edited by Stephen E. Harding, David Griffiths, Elizabeth Royles

    The Viking Age lasted a little over three centuries, but has left a lasting legacy across Europe. These dynamic warrior-traders from Scandinavia, who fought and interacted with peoples as far apart as North America, Russia, and Central Asia, are some of the most recognizable historical figures in...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments

    By Ömür Harman┼čah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Tombs of Pompeii

    Organization, Space, and Society

    By Virginia L. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the tombs of Pompeii and its immediate environs, examining the funerary culture of the population, delving into the importance of social class and self-representation, and developing a broad understanding of Pompeii’s funerary epigraphy and business. The...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge