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  1. 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...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Archaeology of the Early Black Sea Region

    Connectivity and Remoteness

    Edited by Claudia Glatz, Susan Sherratt, Alexander Bauer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The study of the pre-classical Black Sea has historically been both regionally fragmented and peripheral to European, Mediterranean, Eurasian, and Near Eastern archaeological traditions. Unlike the Mediterranean, the Black Sea is traditionally conceived of as a boundary or obstacle to interaction,...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. An Archaeology of the Immaterial

    By Victor Buchli

    An Archaeology of the Immaterial examines a highly significant but poorly understood aspect of material culture studies: the active rejection of the material world. Buchli argues that this is evident in a number of cultural projects, including anti-consumerism and asceticism, as well as other...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Elements of Architecture

    Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space

    Edited by Mikkel Bille, Tim Flohr Sorensen

    Series: Archaeological Orientations

    Assembling Architecture explores new ways of engaging architecture in archaeology. It conceives of architecture both as the physical evidence of past societies but also existing beyond the physical environment and considers how people in the past have not just dwelled in buildings but existed with...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Museums, Heritage and Archaeology

    Edited by Robin Skeates

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Museums, Heritage and Archaeology brings together a wide, but carefully-chosen, selection of literature from around the world that connects museums, heritage and archaeology. Part of the successful Leicester Readers in Museum Studies series, it provides a combination of issue- and practice-based...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. History and Material Culture

    A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Karen Harvey

    Series: Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Writing Materiality

    By Sabine Schuelting

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

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