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  1. The Prehistory Of Scotland

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This volume, originally published in 1935, sought to reveal the significance of Scottish prehistory for the development of understanding of European prehistory. Written at a time of rapid accumulation of new relics and monuments and the insights from them, Professor Childe presented some important...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology by Experiment

    By John Coles

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Experimental archaeology is a new approach to the study of early man. By reconstructing and testing models of ancient equipment with the techniques available to early man, we learn how he lived, hunted, fought and built. What did early man eat? How did he store and cook his food? How did he make...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Field Archaeology in Britain

    By John Coles

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    A practical guide to the various modern methods of discovery, excavation and recording of the remains left by prehistoric man in Britain. It stresses the vital role played by the amateur rescuing evidence of man’s past behaviour in these islands, and is illustrated by maps, site plans and sections,...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Bronze Age in Europe

    An Introduction to the Prehistory of Europe c.2000-700 B.C.

    Edited by J. M. Coles, A. F. Harding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book provides an account of the development of European culture and society during the Bronze Age, the time span between c. 2000 and 700 BC. It was a period of remarkable innovation, seen for instance in the development and growth of metallurgy as a major industry, the spread of trading...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe

    Edited by Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Archaeologists from many different European countries here explore the very varied relationship between nationalistic ideas and archaeological activity through the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The resurgence of nationalism was one of the most prominent features of the European...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge