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  • From Stonehenge to Mycenae

    From Stonehenge to Mycenae
    av Professor John Barrett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474291897

    This book reconsiders how we can understand archaeology on a grand scale by abandoning the claims that material remains stand for the people and institutions that produced them, or that genetic change somehow caused cultural change. Our challenge is…

  • From Stonehenge to Mycenae

    From Stonehenge to Mycenae
    av Professor John Barrett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350190825

    This book reconsiders how we can understand archaeology on a grand scale by abandoning the claims that material remains stand for the people and institutions that produced them, or that genetic change somehow caused cultural change. Our challenge is…

  • Archaeologies of Conflict

    Archaeologies of Conflict
    av John Carman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472583888

    The development of key methodologies for the study of battlefields in the USA in the 1980s inspired a generation of British and European archaeologists to turn their attention to sites in their own countries. The end of the Cold War and key annivers…

  • Archaeology

    Archaeology
    av Timothy A. Insoll

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634578

    This series of short volumes, each devoted to a theme which is the subject of contemporary debate in archaeology, ranges from issues in theory and method to aspects of world archaeology.The central question this book seeks to explore is this: Are we…

  • Pagan and Christian

    Pagan and Christian
    av David Petts

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637548

    The conversion to Christianity was a key cultural process that saw the transformation of Europe from classical to medieval world. The growth of the Church has been closely linked with the development of other key institutions, such as the state. It…

  • Heritage, Communities and Archaeology

    Heritage, Communities and Archaeology
    av Laurajane Smith

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636817

    This book traces the development of 'community archaeology', identifying both its advantages and disadvantages by describing how and why tensions have arisen between archaeological and community understandings of the past. The focus of this book is…

  • Vessels of Influence

    Vessels of Influence
    av Nicole Rousmaniere

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634639

    "Vessels of Influence", while examining in depth the role of Chinese ceramics in Japan, also delves into the meaning, motivation for, and rapid development of Japanese porcelain from many angles, including archaeology, heirloom and documentary evide…

  • Bronze Age Textiles

    Bronze Age Textiles
    av Klavs Randsborg

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715640784

    In the ancient civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean, textiles were generally much more costly than foodstuffs, animals or bronzes; it is very likely that the same was the case throughout prehistoric Europe. In this study, the first for over se…

  • Early Islamic North Africa

    Early Islamic North Africa
    av Dr Corisande Fenwick

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350075191

    This volume proposes a new approach to the Arab conquests and the spread of Islam in North Africa. In recent years, those studying the Islamic world have shown that the coming of Islam was not marked by devastation or decline, but rather by consider…

  • Early Islamic North Africa

    Early Islamic North Africa
    av Dr Corisande Fenwick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350075184

    This volume proposes a new approach to the Arab conquests and the spread of Islam in North Africa. In recent years, those studying the Islamic world have shown that the coming of Islam was not marked by devastation or decline, but rather by consider…

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor

    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor
    av Charles Higham

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472584083

    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor reflects the results of a research programme conducted by Charles Higham over the last twenty years, highlighting much entirely new, and occasionally surprising, information and providing a distinct perspect…

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor

    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor
    av Charles Higham

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780934198

    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor reflects the results of a research programme conducted by Charles Higham over the last twenty years, highlighting much entirely new, and occasionally surprising, information and providing a distinct perspect…

  • Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology

    Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology
    av Professor Robert Chapman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350066861

    How do archaeologists work with the data they identify as a record of the cultural past? How are these data collected and construed as evidence? What is the impact on archaeological practice of new techniques of data recovery and analysis, especiall…

  • Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology

    Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology
    av Professor Robert Chapman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472525277

    How do archaeologists work with the data they identify as a record of the cultural past? How are these data collected and construed as evidence? What is the impact on archaeological practice of new techniques of data recovery and analysis, especiall…

  • Archaeology and Text

    Archaeology and Text
    av John Moreland

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629987

    "Archaeology and Text" challenges traditional assumptions about the relationship between history and archaeology by re-evaluating the role of artefacts and documents in the reconstruction of the historical past. Previous attempts to create a rapproc…

  • Islamisation and Archaeology

    Islamisation and Archaeology
    av Dr Jose C. Carvajal Lopez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350006669

    This fresh approach to the study of Islamisation suggests an innovative conceptual framework by dealing with the subject as a particular case of cultural change. This makes Islamisation amenable to the research through the archaeological and histori…

  • Roman Reflections

    Roman Reflections
    av Klavs Randsborg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350001503

    Roman Reflections uses a series of detailed and deeply researched case studies to explore how Roman society connected with and influenced Northern Europe during the Iron and Viking Ages. In an original way, the book brings late prehistoric Denmark &…

  • Roman Reflections

    Roman Reflections
    av Klavs Randsborg

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472579539

    Roman Reflections uses a series of detailed and deeply researched case studies to explore how Roman society connected with and influenced Northern Europe during the Iron and Viking Ages. In an original way, the book brings late prehistoric Denmark &…

  • Archaeology and International Development in Africa

    Archaeology and International Development in Africa
    av Colin Breen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639054

    Development is a contested area, but can be summarised as the attempt to bring about good change in society. Archaeology has played only a very limited role within this agenda so far, but has considerable scope to integrate into its practice and str…

  • Ethics and Burial Archaeology

    Ethics and Burial Archaeology
    av Duncan Sayer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638934

    This book sets a new agenda for ethical studies in mortuary investigation, adducing a series of case studies which can be used to understand the questions facing burial archaeology. Who owns the dead - not just their bodies but also their stories? D…

  • Shaky Ground

    Shaky Ground
    av Elizabeth Marlowe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715640647

    "Argues that the current legal and ethical debates over looting, ownership and cultural property have distracted us from the epistemological problems inherent in all (ostensibly) ancient artworks lacking a known findspot, problems that should be of…

  • Shaky Ground

    Shaky Ground
    av Elizabeth Marlowe

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474234665

    The recent crisis in the world of antiquities collecting has prompted scholars and the general public to pay more attention than ever before to the archaeological findspots and collecting histories of ancient artworks. This new scrutiny is applied t…

  • Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage

    Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage
    av Dr Peter G. Gould

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350122307

    Peter G. Gould seeks to identify the success factors associated with economic development projects within communities adjacent to archaeological or heritage sites, a growing interest among archaeologists and heritage managers. Typically, the success…

  • Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage

    Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage
    av Dr Peter G. Gould

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350036222

    Peter G. Gould seeks to identify the success factors associated with economic development projects within communities adjacent to archaeological or heritage sites, a growing interest among archaeologists and heritage managers. Typically, the success…

  • The State in Ancient Egypt

    The State in Ancient Egypt
    av Dr Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350074996

    This book presents a new analysis of the organization, structure and changes of the pharaonic state through three millennia of its history. Moreno García sheds new light on this topic by bringing to bear recent developments in state theory and archa…

  • The State in Ancient Egypt

    The State in Ancient Egypt
    av Dr Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350074989

    This book presents a new analysis of the organization, structure and changes of the pharaonic state through three millennia of its history. Moreno García sheds new light on this topic by bringing to bear recent developments in state theory and archa…

  • Museums and the Construction of Disciplines

    Museums and the Construction of Disciplines
    av Christopher Whitehead

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635087

    Museums and museum politics were important elements in the development of the disciplines of Archaeology and Art History in nineteenth-century Britain. Here Christopher Whitehead explores some of the key debates and events which led to the conceptua…

  • Beyond Celts, Germans and Scythians

    Beyond Celts, Germans and Scythians
    av Peter S. Wells

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715630365

    Who were the Iron Age peoples of Europe? Celts, Germans, Scythians and others are among the names that come to mind. But such names, and the characteristics associated with them, come to us from outside observers - Greek and Roman writers - not from…

  • Tradition and Transformation in Anglo-Saxon England

    Tradition and Transformation in Anglo-Saxon England
    av Dr Susan Oosthuizen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472507273

    Most people believe that traditional landscapes did not survive the collapse of Roman Britain, and that medieval open fields and commons originated in Anglo-Saxon innovations unsullied by the past. The argument presented here tests that belief by co…

  • The Byzantine Dark Ages

    The Byzantine Dark Ages
    av Michael J. Decker

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472536044

    The Byzantine Dark Ages explores current debates about the sudden transformation of the Byzantine Empire in the wake of environmental, social and political changes. Those studying the Byzantine Empire, the successor to the Roman Empire in the easter…

  • The Byzantine Dark Ages

    The Byzantine Dark Ages
    av Michael J. Decker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472536037

    The Byzantine Dark Ages explores current debates about the sudden transformation of the Byzantine Empire in the wake of environmental, social and political changes. Those studying the Byzantine Empire, the successor to the Roman Empire in the easter…

  • Early Islamic Syria

    Early Islamic Syria
    av A. Walmsley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635704

    After more than a century of neglect, a profound revolution is occurring in the way archaeology addresses and interprets developments in the social history of early Islamic Syria-Palestine. This concise book offers an innovative assessment of social…

  • Fishing and Shipwreck Heritage

    Fishing and Shipwreck Heritage
    av Dr Sean A. Kingsley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472573605

    For 250 years encrusted wonders have been turning up in fishermen’s nets: everything imaginable from prehistoric animal bones to priceless Roman statues. Fishing trawlers annually sweep an area equivalent in size to half the world’s cont…

  • Fishing and Shipwreck Heritage

    Fishing and Shipwreck Heritage
    av Dr Sean A. Kingsley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350037069

    For 250 years encrusted wonders have been turning up in fishermen’s nets: everything imaginable from prehistoric animal bones to priceless Roman statues. Fishing trawlers annually sweep an area equivalent in size to half the world’s cont…

  • Building Colonialism

    Building Colonialism
    av Daniel T. Rhodes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474288804

    Building Colonialism draws together the relationship between archaeology and history in East Africa using techniques of artefact, building, spatial and historical analyses to highlight the existence of, and accordingly the need to conserve, the urba…

  • Building Colonialism

    Building Colonialism
    av Daniel T. Rhodes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472512598

    Building Colonialism draws together the relationship between archaeology and history in East Africa using techniques of artefact, building, spatial and historical analyses to highlight the existence of, and accordingly the need to conserve, the urba…

  • The Remembered Land

    The Remembered Land
    av Dr Jim Leary

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474245906

    How did small-scale societies in the past experience and respond to sea-level rise? What happened when their dwellings, hunting grounds and ancestral lands were lost under an advancing tide? This book asks these questions in relation to the hunter-g…

  • The Remembered Land

    The Remembered Land
    av Dr Jim Leary

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474245913

    How did small-scale societies in the past experience and respond to sea-level rise? What happened when their dwellings, hunting grounds and ancestral lands were lost under an advancing tide? This book asks these questions in relation to the hunter-g…

  • Changing Natures

    Changing Natures
    av M.Graeme Warren

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638132

    The adoption of agriculture is often described as one of the most fundamental revolutions in human history, the starting point for urbanisation and specialisation. More recently the structure of the Neolithic mind has been proposed as a new cognitiv…

  • Houses and Society in the Later Roman Empire

    Houses and Society in the Later Roman Empire
    av Kim Bowes

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638828

    Houses are often assumed to be reliable mirrors of society, fossils of family structures, social hierarchies and mental maps of worlds now vanished. This is particularly true of the elite houses of the third to sixth centuries AD, which have been re…

  • Early European Castles

    Early European Castles
    av Oliver Creighton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780930312

    Medieval castles were, alongside the great cathedrals, the most recognisable buildings of the medieval world. Closely associated with concepts of justice, lordship and authority as well as military might, castles came to encapsulate the period's ver…

  • Fluid Pasts

    Fluid Pasts
    av Matthew Edgeworth

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639825

    Fluid Pasts outlines an innovative archaeological approach to the study of rivers and flowing water, challenging the view that rivers are somehow more natural, less cultural than other kinds of material evidence. In bringing archaeological perspecti…

  • Archaeology and State Theory

    Archaeology and State Theory
    av Bruce Routledge

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636336

    After neo-evolutionism, how does one talk about the pre-modern state? Over the past two decades archaeological research has shifted decisively from check-list identifications of the state as an evolutionary type to studies of how power and authority…

  • Archaeology and State Theory

    Archaeology and State Theory
    av Bruce Routledge

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474237130

    After neo-evolutionism, how does one talk about the pre-modern state? Over the past two decades archaeological research has shifted decisively from check-list identifications of the state as an evolutionary type to studies of how power and authority…

  • Archaeologies of Conflict

    Archaeologies of Conflict
    av John Carman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849668880

    The development of key methodologies for the study of battlefields in the USA in the 1980s inspired a generation of British and European archaeologists to turn their attention to sites in their own countries. The end of the Cold War and key annivers…

  • Loot, Legitimacy and Ownership

    Loot, Legitimacy and Ownership
    av Lord Colin Renfrew

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715630341

    In this account, Colin Renfrew illustrates how the most precious product of archaeology is the information that controlled and well-published excavations can give us about our shared human past. Clandestine and unpublished digging of archaeological…

  • Shipwreck Archaeology of the Holy Land

    Shipwreck Archaeology of the Holy Land
    av Sean A. Kingsley

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632772

    This intriguing book is the first to explore the potential of shipwrecks discovered off the Holy Land to rewrite social and economic history. Ancient myths and modern misconceptions about Byzantine Palestine's maritime compatibility are radically re…