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New and Published Books

  1. Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management

    State of the Art and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Timothy Darvill, Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot be said of rock-art panels situated in the open-air. Despite the fact that the number...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tracing Prehistoric Social Networks through Technology

    A Diachronic Perspective on the Aegean

    Edited by Ann Brysbaert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    This volume investigates smaller and larger networks of contacts within and across the Aegean and nearby regions, covering periods from the Neolithic until Classical times (6000–323 BC). It explores the world of technologies, crafts and archaeological 'left-overs' in order to place social and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory

    Investigating the Missing Majority

    By Linda M. Hurcombe

    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

    Edited by Christopher Knüsel, Martin Smith

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. An Archaeology of Land Ownership

    Edited by Maria Relaki, Despina Catapoti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Within archaeological studies, land tenure has been mainly studied from the viewpoint of ownership. A host of studies has argued about land ownership on the basis of the simple co-existence of artefacts on the landscape; other studies have tended to extrapolate land ownership from more indirect...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. From Prehistoric Villages to Cities

    Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation

    Edited by Jennifer Birch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on explaining the evolution of village societies and the transition to a ‘Neolithic’ way of life. Considerable interest has also concentrated on urbanism and the rise of the earliest cities. Between these two landmarks in human cultural...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Archaeological Human Remains and Legislation

    An international guide to laws and practice in the excavation and treatment of archaeological human remains

    Edited by Nicholas Marquez-Grant, Linda Fibiger

    Methodologies and legislative frameworks regarding the archaeological excavation, retrieval, analysis, curation and potential reburial of human skeletal remains differ throughout the world. As work forces have become increasingly mobile and international research collaborations are steadily...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology in Environment and Technology

    Intersections and Transformations

    Edited by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence, Jennifer Webb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge