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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 new and published books in the subject of Introductory Archaeology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Archaeology: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Series: The Basics

    Now in an updated third edition, Archaeology: The Basics provides a straightforward and engaging introduction to the world of Archaeology. This book answers key questions about how and why we practice archaeology and examines the theories and themes underpinning the subject. Fully updated, this new...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. In the Beginning, Instructor's Review Copy

    An Introduction to Archaeology, 13th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Demonstrates the importance of archaeology today In the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology presents the history and methods of archaeology and explores its significance today. The text introduces archeology's basic principles along with numerous examples from all over the world. Authors...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. People of the Earth, Instructor's Review Copy

    An Introduction to World Prehistory, 14th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan, Nadia Durrani

    Understand major developments of human prehistory People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory 14/e, provides an exciting journey though the 7-million-year-old panorama of humankind's past. This internationally renowned text provides the only truly global account of human prehistory...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology

    The Science of the Human Past, 4th Edition

    By Mark Sutton

    Illuminating the world of archaeology. Archaeology conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. The main objective of this text is to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology

    A Brief Introduction, 11th Edition

    By Brian M. Fagan

    Method and Theory in Archaeology Archaeology: A Brief Introduction is an introduction to the fundamental principles of method and theory in archaeology, exposing students to archaeology as a career. The text begins by covering the goals of archaeology, and then moves on to consider the basic...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)
    By Stephen Johnson
    To Be Published June 2nd 2015
  3. Ancient Caribbean
    By José R. Oliver, Isabel Rivera-Collazo
    To Be Published March 31st 2016
  4. The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland
    By Vicki Cummings
    To Be Published April 1st 2016

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