Routldege Archaeology is delighted to announce the publication of a new volume in the renowned Routledge World series, The Sumerian World, edited by Harriet Crawford.
Also new for Routledge Archaeology in 2012 is Reclaiming Archaeology, by Alfredo González-Ruibal an original reference work exploring how archaeology can be useful to rethink modernity’s big issues, and more specifically the 20th and 21st centuries.
Series: Routledge Worlds
The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
Beyond the Tropes of Modernity
Series: Archaeological Orientations
Archaeology has been an important source of metaphors for some of the key intellectuals of the 20th century: Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Alois Riegl and Michel Foucault, amongst many others. However, this power has also turned against archaeology, because the discipline has been dealt with...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge