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  1. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Periods in Britain

    By Derek A. Roe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book deals with the earliest period of human settlement in Britain, proposing a series of archaeological stages for the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic periods. An introduction on the problems and methods of studying the Palaeolithic and Pleistocene periods leads into the technical argument, a...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Archaeology of Medieval England and Wales

    By John Steane

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the preceding 25 years to this book’s publication in 1985 there was an extensive and unprecedented burst of archaeological activity in evidence from below-ground deposits, above-ground structures, and artefacts. During the boom of the late 1960s and 1970s, which led to go much central town...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Material Culture and Text

    The Art of Ambiguity

    By Christopher Tilley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1991, this is the first book-length exploration of post-structuralist discourse theory in archaeology. It tackles the most basic problem of historical and archaeological analysis - the relationship between text and artefact – in an analysis of prehistoric art fusing theory...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hunters, Fishers and Farmers of Eastern Europe, 6000-3000 B.C.

    By Ruth Tringham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Eastern Europe, in this book, embraces the area formally referred to as the ‘Marchlands of Europe’, sometimes as Eastern Central Europe, and which included, when this book was originally published in 1971, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Rumania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Poland. This book...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology and Place-Names and History

    An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

    By F.T. Wainwright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture
    Edited by Graham Livesey
    To Be Published February 4th 2015
  2. Legal Aspects of Trade Finance
    By Charles Chatterjee
    To Be Published February 4th 2015
  3. Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence
    Edited by Nicky Ali Jackson
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  4. South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia
    Edited by Peter Claus, Sarah Diamond, Margaret Mills
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  5. The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History
    Edited by Char Miller
    To Be Published February 9th 2015

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