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  1. Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    An Archaeologist's Field-work

    By Cyril Fox

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This is a great work by one of the pioneers of modern archaeology. The period covered is from 1700 to 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author’s field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual – dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Land-use and Prehistory in South-East Spain

    By A. Gilman, J. B. Thornes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Based on a major research programme, and originally published in 1985, this book looked to provide an economic foundation for reinterpreting the Neolithic-Bronze Age sequence of South-east Spain in terms of emergent social complexity. The cultural evolution of the area had already been considered...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Excavation of Roman and Mediaeval London

    By W. F. Grimes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This is an immensely fascinating work, published originally in 1968, which is of great value in understanding London’s past. The immediate background to the excavations was the bombing of London during the Second World War, which led to the destruction of more than fifty of the three hundred and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Ancient Burial-mounds of England

    By L.V. Grinsell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author’s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Season's Work at Ur, Al-'Ubaid, Abu Shahrain-Eridu-and Elsewhere

    Being an Unofficial Account of the British Museum Archaeological Mission to Babylonia, 1919

    By H.R. Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This classic work from 1930 describes the archaeological mission to Iraq which was a huge leap in the understanding of Mesopotamian history. It chronicles the journey, the excavations and the findings in a personalised account, heavily illustrated with maps, photographs of the locations and the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Iron Age in Lowland Britain

    By D.W. Harding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book was written at a time when the older conventional diffusionist view of prehistory, largely associated with the work of V. Gordon Childe, was under rigorous scrutiny from British prehistorians, who still nevertheless regarded the ‘Arras’ culture of eastern Yorkshire and the ‘Belgic’...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Age

    By C.F.C. Hawkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Surveying for Archaeologists and Other Fieldworkers

    By A.H.A. Hogg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Although the preparation of plans is an essential part of the work of a field archaeologist or excavator, many University Departments of Archaeology give very little attention to surveying, regarding it as a subject which should either be left to technicians or picked up during work in the field....

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Archaeology in England and Wales 1914 - 1931

    By T.D. Kendrick, C.F.C. Hawkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This survey of work carried out over a number of years synthesises the progress of archaeology, showing at a glance the changes within less than quarter of a century on the interpretation of and reflection on knowledge in the area. Entertainingly, written, this is a lasting introductory account of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge