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  1. Knowledge Networks and Craft Traditions in the Ancient World

    Material Crossovers

    Edited by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury, Ann Brysbaert, Lin Foxhall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    This edited volume investigates knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. It emphasises the significance of material objects to the construction, maintenance, and collapse of networks of various forms – which are central...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Art in Greece

    By W. Deonna, A. de Ridder

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory

    Edited by Stella Souvatzi, Athena Hadji

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. An Archaeology of Images

    Iconology and Cosmology in Iron Age and Roman Europe

    By Miranda Aldhouse Green

    Using archaeology and social anthropology, and more than 100 original line drawings and photographs, An Archaeology of Images takes a fresh look at how ancient images of both people and animals were used in the Iron Age and Roman societies of Europe, 600 BC to AD 400 and investigates the various...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Archaeology of Celtic Art

    By D.W. Harding

    More wide ranging, both geographically and chronologically, than any previous study, this well-illustrated book offers a new definition of Celtic art. Tempering the much-adopted art-historical approach, D.W. Harding argues for a broader definition of Celtic art and views it within a much wider...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Egyptian Revival

    Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West

    By James Stevens Curl

    In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and stimulating prose the numerous revivals of the Egyptian style from Antiquity to the present day. Drawing on a wealth of sources, his...

    Published September 28th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Sheela-na-gigs

    Unravelling an Enigma

    By Barbara Freitag

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe

    Perception and Society During the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age

    Edited by Chris Scarre

    Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs. A single basic concept lies behind this volume - that the intrinsic qualities encountered within the diverse...

    Published April 17th 2002 by Routledge

  9. European Landscapes of Rock-Art

    Edited by Christopher Chippindale, George Nash

    Rock-art - the ancient images which still scatter the rocky landscapes of Europe - is a singular kind of archaeological evidence. Fixed in place, it does not move about as artefacts as trade objects do. Enigmatic in its meaning, it uniquely offers a direct record of how prehistoric Europeans saw...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Ancient Faces

    Mummy Portraits in Roman Egypt

    Edited by Susan Walker

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 23rd 2000 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Animals into Art
    Edited by Howard Morphy
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  2. The Rock Art of Africa
    By A.R. Willcox
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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