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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Historical Archaeology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hadrian's Wall and the End of Empire

    The Roman Frontier in the 4th and 5th Centuries

    By Rob Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    There is no synthetic or comprehensive treatment of any late Roman frontier in the English language to date, despite the political and economic significance of the frontiers in the late antique period. Examining Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman frontier of northern England from the fourth century into...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ruin Memories

    Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past

    Edited by Bjørnar Olsen, Þóra Pétursdóttir

    Series: Archaeological Orientations

    Since the nineteenth century, mass-production, consumerism and cycles of material replacement have accelerated; increasingly larger amounts of things are increasingly victimized rapidly and made redundant. At the same time, processes of destruction have immensely intensified, although largely...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Roman Urban Street Networks

    Streets and the Organization of Space in Four Cities

    By Alan Kaiser

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The streets of Roman cities have received surprisingly little attention until recently. Traditionally the main interest archaeologists and classicists had in streets was in tracing the origins and development of the orthogonal layout used in Roman colonial cities. Roman Urban Street Networks is the...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

    By Louise Steel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology of the Military Orders

    A Survey of the Urban Centres, Rural Settlements and Castles of the Military Orders in the Latin East (c.1120–1291)

    By Adrian Boas

    Including previously unpublished and little known material, this cutting-edge book presents a detailed discussion of the archaeological evidence of the five military orders in the Latin East: the Hospitallers the Templars the Teutonic Knights the Leper Knights of St Lazarus the Knights of St...

    Published August 13th 2008 by Routledge