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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1930 and 1996, this set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known scholarship across the subject. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this set of research, guidance and surveys. It includes works of...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Archaeology of Medieval Germany

    An Introduction

    By Günter P. Fehring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Surveying for Archaeologists and Other Fieldworkers

    By A.H.A. Hogg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Although the preparation of plans is an essential part of the work of a field archaeologist or excavator, many University Departments of Archaeology give very little attention to surveying, regarding it as a subject which should either be left to technicians or picked up during work in the field....

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology in England and Wales 1914 - 1931

    By T.D. Kendrick, C.F.C. Hawkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This survey of work carried out over a number of years synthesises the progress of archaeology, showing at a glance the changes within less than quarter of a century on the interpretation of and reflection on knowledge in the area. Entertainingly, written, this is a lasting introductory account of...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge