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New and Published Books

  1. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The History of Archaeology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Paul Bahn

    The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences in the history of and approach to archaeology in various parts of the world. Each...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Doing Archaeology

    A Subject Guide for Students

    By Donald Henson

    Series: Doing... Series

    Covering archaeology from a range of angles, incorporating history, major themes, theories and methods, Doing Archaeology provides a firm grounding for anyone interested in learning more about the discipline. Throughout the book, key information is accessibly presented and important questions are...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Amateur Archaeologist

    By Stephen Wass

    This informed and practical guide shows how anyone with an interest can take part in archaeology at many different levels, whether through fieldwork undertaken individually or by joining an excavation....

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The British Palaeolithic

    Human Societies at the Edge of the Pleistocene World

    By Paul Pettitt, Mark White

    The British Palaeolithic provides the first academic synthesis of the entire British Palaeolithic, from the earliest occupation (currently understood to be around 980,000 years ago) to the end of the Ice Age. Landscape and ecology form the canvas for an explicitly interpretative approach aimed at...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Field Archaeology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Drewett

    Since its first publication, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key handbook for all those undertaking introductory courses in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. In this revised second edition, key developments in technology, theory and changes in the law are...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Archaeology

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Kevin Greene, Tom Moore

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Archaeological Investigation

    By Martin Carver

    Drawing its numerous examples from Britain and beyond, Archaeological Investigation explores the procedures used in field archaeology travelling over the whole process from discovery to publication. Divided into four parts, it argues for a set of principles in part one, describes work in the...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Archaeology Coursebook

    An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, 3rd Edition

    By Jim Grant, Sam Gorin, Neil Fleming

    This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this third edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology of Ancient Australia

    By Peter Hiscock

    This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge