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  1. 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 6th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Egyptian World

    Edited by Toby Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    Authoritative and up-to-date, this key single-volume work is a thematic exploration of ancient Egyptian civilization and culture as it was expressed down the centuries. Including topics rarely covered elsewhere as well as new perspectives, this work comprises thirty-two original chapters written by...

    Published August 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Dawn of the Metal Age

    Technology and Society During the Levantine Chalcolithic

    By Jonathan M. Golden

    The fifth millennium BCE was a period of rapid social change. One of the key factors was the developments in technology which led to the rise of the metals industry. Archaeological finds from sites dating to the Chalcolithic period indicate the production and use of copper. 'Dawn of the Metal Age'...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Osborne

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    Greece in the Making 1200–479 BC is an accessible and comprehensive account of Greek history from the end of the Bronze Age to the Classical Period. The first edition of this book broke new ground by acknowledging that, barring a small number of archaic poems and inscriptions, the majority of our...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Turkey

    By Antonio Sagona, Paul Zimansky

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    Students of antiquity often see ancient Turkey as a bewildering array of cultural complexes. Ancient Turkey brings together in a coherent account the diverse and often fragmented evidence, both archaeological and textual, that forms the basis of our knowledge of the development of Anatolia from the...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China

    Archaeological Perspectives on Identity Formation and Economic Change During the First Millennium BCE

    By Gideon Shelach

    The northern borders of China - known as the Northern zone - were a key area of interaction between sedentary and nomadic people during the late second and early first millennium BCE. During this period the region's unique economy, socio-political systems, local cultures and identities took shape....

    Published January 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Babylonian World

    Edited by Gwendolyn Leick

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon. Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge