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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 58 new and published books in the subject of Archaeological Science & Methodology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City

    By Guy Maclean Rogers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges some of the basic assumptions made about the significance of the Greek cultural...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Debating Archaeological Empiricism

    The Ambiguity of Material Evidence

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Johannes Siapkas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Debating Archaeological Empiricism examines the current intellectual turn in archaeology, primarily in its prehistoric and classical branches, characterized by a return to the archaeological evidence. Each chapter in the book approaches the empirical from a different angle, illuminating...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Material Evidence

    Learning from Archaeological Practice

    Edited by Robert Chapman, Alison Wylie

    How do archaeologists make effective use of physical traces and material culture as repositories of evidence? Material Evidence takes a resolutely case-based approach to this question, exploring instances of exemplary practice, key challenges, instructive failures, and innovative developments in...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Field Archaeology

    By R.J.C. Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    During the years before this book was first published in 1946, and re-editioned in 1953, much had been written on the results of archaeological research, but no account had been published of the methods by which those results are obtained. This book provides a simple introduction to the principles...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology

    By M.G.L. Baillie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Analytical Archaeology

    By David L. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This study was well-established as a pioneer work on archaeological methodology, the theoretical basis of all archaeological analysis whatever the period or era. The first edition of the book presented and evaluated the radical changes in methodology which derived from developments in other...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Models in Archaeology

    Edited by David L. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This major study reflects the increasing significance of careful model formation and testing in those academic subjects that are struggling from intuitive and aesthetic obscurantism toward a more disciplined and integrated approach to their fields of study. The twenty-six original contributions...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge