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  1. Prehistoric Britain

    2nd Edition

    By Timothy Darvill

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    Britain has been inhabited by humans for over half a million years, during which time there were a great many changes in lifestyles and in the surrounding landscape. This book, now in its second edition, examines the development of human societies in Britain from earliest times to the Roman...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Agency and Identity in the Ancient Near East

    New Paths Forward

    By Sharon R. Steadman, Jennifer C. Ross

    Agency theory examines the relationship between individuals or groups when one party is doing work on behalf of another. 'Agency and Identity in the Ancient Near East' offers a theoretical study of agency and identity in Near Eastern archaeology, an area which until now has been largely ignored by...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Animal Husbandry in Ancient Israel

    A Zooarchaeological Perspective on Livestock Exploitation, Herd Management and Economic Strategies

    By Aharon Sasson

    Animals have been used to human advantage for thousands of years. 'Animal Husbandry in Ancient Israel' presents an analysis of caprines and cattle husbandry in the Southern Levantine Bronze and Iron Age. The book employs key methodological approaches - comparative analysis, taphonomy, Geographic...

    Published March 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Crusader Archaeology

    The Material Culture of the Latin East

    By Adrian J. Boas

    Crusader Archaeology draws together recent excavated material culture in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan to examine what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory, and how they were influenced by their new-found neighbours. Chapters discuss:* urban and rural settlements* surveying...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Early Bronze Age Goods Exchange in the Southern Levant

    A Marxist Perspective

    By Ianir Milevski

    The Southern Levant was a thriving centre of religious and cultural exchange during the Bronze Age. 'Early Bronze Age Goods Exchange in the Southern Levant' provides an overview of the sources and distribution of commodities. The book presents a study of key production centres and the process of...

    Published January 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Metal, Nomads and Culture Contact

    The Middle East and North Africa

    By Nils Anfinset

    The fifth and fourth millennia BCE saw major cultural changes in the southern Levant and Northeast Africa: the spread of agriculture; developments in animal husbandry; increased contact between cultures; and the use of alloy bronze. 'Metal, Nomads and Culture Contact' integrates archaeological data...

    Published January 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Archaeology of Britain

    An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    Edited by John Hunter, Ian Ralston

    The Archaeology of Britain is the only concise and up-to-date introduction to the archaeological record of Britain from the reoccupation of the landmass by Homo sapiens during the later stages of the most recent Ice Age until last century. This fully revised second edition extends its coverage,...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Susan Toby Evans, David Webster

    This is the first comprehensive, one-volume encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area.In more than 500 articles by the major experts in the field, this work brings the most recent scholarship to an examination of regional environments and their...

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Rome

    Empire of the Eagles, 753 BC – AD 476

    By Neil Faulkner

    The Roman Empire is widely admired as a model of civilisation. In this compelling new study Neil Faulkner argues that in fact, it was nothing more than a ruthless system of robbery and violence. War was used to enrich the state, the imperial ruling classes and favoured client groups. In the process...

    Published November 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Iron Age Communities in Britain

    An account of England, Scotland and Wales from the Seventh Century BC until the Roman Conquest, 4th Edition

    By Barry Cunliffe

    Since its first publication in 1971, Barry Cunliffe's monumental survey has established itself as a classic of British archaeology. This fully revised fourth edition maintains the qualities of the earlier editions, whilst taking into account the significant developments that have moulded the...

    Published August 21st 2009 by Routledge