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  1. 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 13th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Nubian Past

    An Archaeology of the Sudan

    By David N. Edwards

    This cutting-edge synthesis of the archaeology of Nubia and Sudan from prehistory to the nineteenth century AD is the first major work on this area for over three decades. Drawing on results of the latest research and developing new interpretive frameworks, the area which has produced the most...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Djief Hunters, 26,000 Years of Rainforest Exploitation on the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesia

    Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, volume 17

    By Juliette M. Pasveer

    Two prehistoric cave sites on the Bird's Head of western New Guinea provide a detailed narrative of 26,000 years of human occupation of this area. During Late Pleistocene times, lower temperatures allowed a suite of montane animal species to descend onto the lowland Ayamaru Plateau. When the...

    Published July 1st 2004 by CRC Press

  10. The Celts

    Bronze Age to New Age

    By John Haywood

    This dramatic history traces the mysterious Celts from their dark origins, including Druids and King Arthur, right across Britain and Europe and looking at their beliefs, cultures and arts as well as their warring and expansion. The resurgence of Celtic identity in Britain and Europe has...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge