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  1. The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Age

    By C.F.C. Hawkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Ireland

    A Study in the Lessons of Archaeology and History

    By R.A.S. Macalister

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Archaeological evidence here is used to help build up a picture of the lives led by the people of which it is a record. The contents include a description of primitive settlements, leading up to an account of the art, trade and civilization generally of early ages prior to the Celtic invasion and...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn

    The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period

    By Arthur MacGregor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Artefacts made from skeletal materials since the Roman period were, before this book, neglected as a serious area of study. This is a comprehensive account which reviews over fifty categories of artefact. The book starts with a consideration of the formation, morphology and mechanical properties of...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Antiquities of the Irish Countryside

    By Sean P. O Riordain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    No country is as rich in field antiquities as Ireland, and this work gives an account in simple language of the origin, purpose, date and distribution of all classes of monuments with the exception of ecclesiastical remains and medieval castles. It provides the general reader with all the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology

    By P.A. Parkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the early 1980s several revolutionary new techniques were introduced to archaeological science - including accelerator C-14 dating, thermoluminescence dating of burnt flint and calcite, and the application of uranium series dating to Palaeolithic material. Developments in analytical chemistry...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Prehistoric Peoples of Scotland

    Edited by Stuart Piggott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Based on lectures given at the Conference of the British Summer School of Archaeology at Edinburgh in 1954, this book, published in 1962, surveys the general field of pre-historic Scotland, five archaeologists each contributing chapters discussing the main aspects and problems that have presented...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge