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  1. The Archaeology Coursebook

    An Introduction to Study Skills, Topics and Methods, 2nd 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 second edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and...

    Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Prehistoric Figurines

    Representation and Corporeality in the Neolithic

    By Douglass Bailey

    Fully illustrated, Prehistoric Figurines brings a radical new approach to one of the most exciting, but poorly understood artefacts from our prehistoric past. Studying the interpretation of prehistoric figurines from Neolithic southeast Europe, Bailey introduces recent developments from the fields...

    Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Mycenaeans

    By Rodney Castleden

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    Following on from Rodney Castleden's best-selling study Minoans, this major contribution to our understanding of the crucial Mycenaean period clearly and effectively brings together research and knowledge we have accumulated since the discovery of the remains of the civilization of Mycenae in the...

    Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Early Humans and Their World

    By Bo Gräslund

    Summarizing modern research on early hominid evolution from the apes six million years ago to the emergence of modern humans, this book is the first to present a synthetic discussion of many aspects of early human life....

    Published April 12th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart, Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&...

    Published March 20th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe

    By Richard Bradley

    This fascinating study explores how our prehistoric ancestors developed rituals from everyday life and domestic activities. Richard Bradley contends that for much of the prehistoric period, ritual was not a distinct sphere of activity. Rather it was the way in which different features of the...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Neolithic Farming in Central Europe

    An Archaeobotanical Study of Crop Husbandry Practices

    By Amy Bogaard

    Neolithic Farming in Central Europe examines the nature of the earliest crop cultivation, a subject that illuminates the lives of Neolithic farming families and the day-to-day reality of the transition from hunting and gathering to farming. Debate surrounding the nature of crop husbandry in...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Sheela-na-gigs

    Unravelling an Enigma

    By Barbara Freitag

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Iron Age in Northern Britain

    Celts and Romans, Natives and Invaders

    By D.W. Harding

    The Iron Age in Northern Britain examines the impact of the Roman expansion northwards, and the native response to the Roman occupation on both sides of the frontiers. It traces the emergence of historically-recorded communities in the post-Roman period and looks at the clash of cultures between...

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Living on the Lake in Prehistoric Europe

    150 Years of Lake-Dwelling Research

    Edited by Francesco Menotti

    The chance discovery in 1854 of a prehistoric lake village on Lake Zurich triggered what we now call the 'lake-dwelling phenomenon'. One hundred and fifty years of research and animated academic disputes have transformed the phenomenon into one of the most reliable sources of information in wetland...

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge