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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge