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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 196 new and published books in the subject of Archaeological Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Archaeology of Roman Britain

    Biography and Identity

    By Adam Rogers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Archaeology After Structuralism

    Post-structuralism and the Practice of Archaeology

    Edited by Ian Bapty, Tim Yates

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Most practising archaeologists have preferred to leave the deep theories of what lies behind their methods and perceptions on one side. Now archaeologists have faced up to the difficult task of making (or not making) the connections between the past, interpretation and the present. The writers of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The European Community in Later Prehistory

    Studies in Honour of C. F. C. Hawkes

    Edited by John Boardman, M.A. Brown, T.G.E. Powell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The essays collected together in this volume were written in honour of Professor Christopher Hawkes, in recognition of his stature as an international scholar and his generosity in encouraging the work of others. The collection consists of a closely-knit group of studies, and includes contributions...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology and Society

    Reconstructing the Prehistoric Past

    By Grahame Clark

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This reissue of the 1957 3rd edition of this book describes how archaeologists go about their work, how ancient sites are found, what methods are used to explore them, how finds are dated, and within what limits archaeological evidence is able to tell us how people lived before the dawn of recorded...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Material Culture and Text

    The Art of Ambiguity

    By Christopher Tilley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1991, this is the first book-length exploration of post-structuralist discourse theory in archaeology. It tackles the most basic problem of historical and archaeological analysis - the relationship between text and artefact – in an analysis of prehistoric art fusing theory...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge