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  1. Field Archaeology

    By R.J.C. Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    During the years before this book was first published in 1946, and re-editioned in 1953, much had been written on the results of archaeological research, but no account had been published of the methods by which those results are obtained. This book provides a simple introduction to the principles...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tree-ring Dating and Archaeology

    By M.G.L. Baillie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The analysis of tree-ring patterns, or dendrochronology, is a very exact science and an important dating technique. The basis of the method is misleadingly simple: that overlap of successive older ring patterns can generate a master chronology and samples of unknown age can then be checked against...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Healthy Cities
    Edited by Jason Corburn
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  2. Routledge Library Editions: Journalism
    By Various
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  3. Associated Press Coverage of a Major Disaster: The Crash of Delta Flight 1141
    By Thomas Fensch
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  4. Racism and the Press
    By Teun A. van Dijk
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  5. News and the Net
    By Barrie Gunter
    To Be Published July 20th 2015

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