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Archaeological theory books

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Crossing the Human Threshold Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places during the Middle Pleistocene by Clive Gamble Crossing the Human Threshold Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places during the Middle Pleistocene

When was the human threshold crossed? What is the evidence for evolving humans and their emerging humanity? This volume explores in a global overview the archaeology of the Middle Pleistocene, 800,000 to 130,000 years ago when evidence for innovative cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Multispecies Archaeology by Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch Multispecies Archaeology

Multispecies Archaeology explores the issue of ecological and cultural novelty in the archaeological record from a multispecies perspective. Encompassing more than just our relationships with animals the book considers what we can learn about the human past without humans as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Archaeology by Gaynor Aaltonen Archaeology


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Archaeology of Portable Art Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives by Michelle Langley The Archaeology of Portable Art Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Tarascan Pottery Production in Michoacan, Mexico An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective by Eduardo Williams Tarascan Pottery Production in Michoacan, Mexico An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective

This book examines a contemporary pottery tradition in Mesoamerica, but also looks back to the earliest examples of cultural development in this area. By means of ethnographic analogy and ceramic ecology, this study seeks to shed light on a modern...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Historical Archaeologies of Cognition Explorations into Faith, Hope and Charity by James Symonds Historical Archaeologies of Cognition Explorations into Faith, Hope and Charity

This book unravels specific cultural moments in well-documented historical periods across the modern world. These studies range from the early 17th century to the late 20th century and employ theory from archaeology and anthropology to elucidate the complex links between...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Dwelling Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality by Philip Tonner Dwelling Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality

Dwelling: Heidegger, Archaeology, Mortality negotiates the discourses of phenomenology, archaeology and palaeoanthropology in order to extend the `dwelling perspective', an approach in the social sciences particularly associated with Tim Ingold and a number of other thinkers, including Chris Tilley, Julian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

The Archaeological Activities of James Douglas in Sussex between 1809 and 1819 by Malcolm Lyne The Archaeological Activities of James Douglas in Sussex between 1809 and 1819

James Douglas (1753-1819) was a polymath, well ahead of his time in both the fields of archaeology and earth-sciences. This book recounts his archaeological and other activities in Sussex during the first two decades of the 19th century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

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An Archaeology of Skill Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe by Maikel H. G. Kuijpers An Archaeology of Skill Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe

Material is the mother of innovation and it is through skill that innovations are brought about. This core thesis that is developed in this book identifies skill as the linchpin of - and missing link between - studies on craft,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Working with the Past: Towards an Archaeology of Recycling by Dragos Gheorghiu Working with the Past: Towards an Archaeology of Recycling

This book invites archaeologists to approach the significant process of recycling within the archaeological record at two different levels: of artefacts and of landscape.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium Introducing Current Perspectives by Craig N. Cipolla, Oliver J. T. Harris Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium Introducing Current Perspectives
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Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium An Introduction by Craig N. Cipolla, Oliver J. T. Harris Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium An Introduction
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Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Archaeology in the Making Conversations through a Discipline by William L (University of Arizona, USA) Rathje Archaeology in the Making Conversations through a Discipline
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Archaeology in the Making is a collection of bold statements about archaeology, its history, how it works, and why it is more important than ever. This book comprises conversations about archaeology among some of its notable contemporary figures. They delve...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Archaeology of Time Travel Experiencing the Past in the 21st Century by Bodil Petersson The Archaeology of Time Travel Experiencing the Past in the 21st Century

This volume explores the relevance of time travel as a characteristic contemporary way to approach the past.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

A Critique of Archaeological Reason Structural, Digital, and Philosophical Aspects of the Excavated Record by Giorgio (University of California, Los Angeles) Buccellati A Critique of Archaeological Reason Structural, Digital, and Philosophical Aspects of the Excavated Record
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This book defines the concept of 'archaeological reason', and provides a new approach to archaeological excavations, philosophical hermeneutics, and digital theory.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

A Critique of Archaeological Reason Structural, Digital, and Philosophical Aspects of the Excavated Record by Giorgio (University of California, Los Angeles) Buccellati A Critique of Archaeological Reason Structural, Digital, and Philosophical Aspects of the Excavated Record
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This book defines the concept of 'archaeological reason', and provides a new approach to archaeological excavations, philosophical hermeneutics, and digital theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

Community-Based Heritage in Africa Unveiling Local Research and Development Initiatives by Peter R. Schmidt Community-Based Heritage in Africa Unveiling Local Research and Development Initiatives

This volume provides a powerful alternative to the Western paradigms that have governed archaeological inquiry and heritage studies in Africa. Community-based Heritage Research in Africa boldly shifts focus away from top-down community engagements, usually instigated by elite academic and heritage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2017

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