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Prehistoric archaeology books

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Middle Atlantic Prehistory Foundations and Practice by Heather A. Wholey, Carole L. Nash Middle Atlantic Prehistory Foundations and Practice
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This edited volume is comprised of individual chapters on topics foundational to the theory and practice of prehistoric archaeology in the Middle Atlantic region, but that also transcend regional scholarship and culture area research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Substantive Evidence of Initial Habitation in the Remote Pacific: Archaeological Discoveries at Unai Bapot in Saipan, Mariana Islands by Mike T. Carson, Hsiao-Chun Hung Substantive Evidence of Initial Habitation in the Remote Pacific: Archaeological Discoveries at Unai Bapot in Saipan, Mariana Islands
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At the Unai Bapot Site of the Mariana Islands, new excavation has clarified the oldest known instance of a residential habitation prior to 1500 B.C. in the Remote Pacific, previously difficult to document in deeply buried layers that originally had...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Against the Grain A Deep History of the Earliest States by James C. Scott Against the Grain A Deep History of the Earliest States

An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict the standard narrative
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Bodies of Clay On Prehistoric Humanised Pottery by Heiner Schwarzberg Bodies of Clay On Prehistoric Humanised Pottery

First comprehensive consideration of the role, function, social context and significance of pots shaped to mimic the human body or parts thereof among prehistoric communities
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Warfare in Neolithic Europe An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis by Julian Maxwell Heath Warfare in Neolithic Europe An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis

This book looks at both famous and lesser-known evidence for European Neolithic Warfare
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

World Prehistory and Archaeology Pathways Through Time by Michael (University of Toronto, Canada) Chazan World Prehistory and Archaeology Pathways Through Time
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An Integrated Picture of Prehistory as an Active Process of Discovery World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, fourth edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Where the Land Meets the Sea Fourteen Millennia of Human History at Huaca Prieta, Peru by Tom D. Dillehay Where the Land Meets the Sea Fourteen Millennia of Human History at Huaca Prieta, Peru

Huaca Prieta-one the world's best-known, yet least understood, early maritime mound sites-and other Preceramic sites on the north coast of Peru bear witness to the beginnings of civilization in the Americas. Across more than fourteen millennia of human occupation, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Lookout Cave The Archaeology of Perishable Remains on the Northern Plains by John H. Brumley Lookout Cave The Archaeology of Perishable Remains on the Northern Plains

A description and analysis of materials found in Lookout Cave, a five-hundred-year-old rock shelter/cave in the Little Rocky Mountains of North Central Montana that contained an extensive inventory of normally perishable cultural material.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum by Simon Denham Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum

Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Warfare in Bronze Age Society by Christian Horn Warfare in Bronze Age Society

This book takes a fresh look at warfare and its role in reshaping Bronze Age society from the Mediterranean to northern Europe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Lower to Middle Palaeolithic Transition in Northwestern Europe Evidence from Kesselt-Op de Schans by Ann van Baelen The Lower to Middle Palaeolithic Transition in Northwestern Europe Evidence from Kesselt-Op de Schans


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Neolithic Alepotrypa Cave in the Mani, Greece by Anastasia Papathanasiou Neolithic Alepotrypa Cave in the Mani, Greece

First definitive publication on the major Neolithic settlement, cemetery and ceremonial site of Alepotrypa Cave, Greece, which is virtually unique in its preservation of undisturbed archaeological deposits including biological material, a wealth of artefacts and burials, following collapse of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Connecting Elites and Regions Perspectives on Contacts, Relations and Differentiation During the Early Iron Age Hallstatt C Period in Northwest and Central Europe by Robert Schumann Connecting Elites and Regions Perspectives on Contacts, Relations and Differentiation During the Early Iron Age Hallstatt C Period in Northwest and Central Europe


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Connecting Elites and Regions Perspectives on Contacts, Relations and Differentiation During the Early Iron Age Hallstatt C Period in Northwest and Central Europe by Robert Schumann Connecting Elites and Regions Perspectives on Contacts, Relations and Differentiation During the Early Iron Age Hallstatt C Period in Northwest and Central Europe


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory by Ina Berg The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

Analyzing the development of the Cycladic and Aegean islands from their earliest settlement in the Mesolithic through to the end of the Mycenaean period, The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory traces the major environmental, cultural and religious transformations of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory by Ina Berg The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

Analyzing the development of the Cycladic and Aegean islands from their earliest settlement in the Mesolithic through to the end of the Mycenaean period, The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory traces the major environmental, cultural and religious transformations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

The Evolution of Paleolithic Technology by Steven L. Kuhn The Evolution of Paleolithic Technology


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

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Minoan Extractions: A Photographic Journey 2009-2016 Sissi Archaeological Project by Gavin McGuire, Gavin McGuire Minoan Extractions: A Photographic Journey 2009-2016 Sissi Archaeological Project
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Archaeologist and award-winning photographer, Gavin McGuire, brings us on-site to the long-running (and ongoing) Sissi Archaeological Project, Crete, offering unique insights into every key stage of an archaeological excavation and the lives of the archaeologists living and working in often...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Le massif de Lovo, sur les traces du royaume de Kongo by Geoffroy Heimlich Le massif de Lovo, sur les traces du royaume de Kongo

Unlike the Sahara or Southern Africa, the rock art of Central Africa is still largely unknown today. Crossing ethnological, historical, archaeological and mythological points of view, this book illustrates that rock art played an important part in Kongo culture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Early Iron Age The Cemeteries by John K. Papadopoulos, Evelyn Lord Smithson The Early Iron Age The Cemeteries
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This volume, the first of two dealing with the Early Iron Age deposits from the Athenian Agora, publishes all the tombs from the end of the Bronze Age through the Late Geometric period. It will be an invaluable reference work...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Neolithic Stepping Stones Excavation and survey within the western seaways of Britain, 2008-2014 by Duncan Garrow, Fraser Sturt Neolithic Stepping Stones Excavation and survey within the western seaways of Britain, 2008-2014
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Exploration of key themes concerning the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in the western seaway region of Britain (Channel Islands through to Orkney) focusing on Early Neolithic island settlement based on a series of targeted major excavations
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Galatas Survey The Socio-Economic and Political Development of a Contested Territory in Central Crete during the Neolithic to Ottoman Periods by L. Vance Watrous, D. Matthew Buell, Eleni Kokinou, Pantelis Soupios The Galatas Survey The Socio-Economic and Political Development of a Contested Territory in Central Crete during the Neolithic to Ottoman Periods
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Territoires et ressources des societes neolithiques du Bassin parisien le cas du Neolithique moyen (4500 - 3800 av. n. e.) by Claira Lietar Territoires et ressources des societes neolithiques du Bassin parisien le cas du Neolithique moyen (4500 - 3800 av. n. e.)

The aim of this book is to study forms of territorial patterning and resource management in the middle Neolithic I and II, between 4500 and 3800 BC in the Paris basin.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2017

Hillforts, Warfare and Society in Bronze Age Ireland by William O'Brien, James O'Driscoll Hillforts, Warfare and Society in Bronze Age Ireland
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This is the first project to study hillforts in relation to warfare and conflict in Bronze Age Ireland. This project combines remote sensing and GIS-based landscape analysis with conventional archaeological survey to investigate ten prehistoric hillforts across southern Ireland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2017

Knossos and the Near East A contextual approach to imports and imitations in Early Iron Age tombs by Vyron Antoniadis Knossos and the Near East A contextual approach to imports and imitations in Early Iron Age tombs

In this book, Dr Vyron Antoniadis presents a contextual study of the Near Eastern imports which reached Crete during the Early Iron Age and were deposited in the Knossian tombs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Catalogue of Etruscan Objects in World Museum, Liverpool by Jeann MacIntosh Turfa, Georgina Muskett Catalogue of Etruscan Objects in World Museum, Liverpool
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A catalogue of one of the finest collections of Etruscan artifacts outside of Italy, that of Wold Museum, Liverpool. This publication is highly illustrated with over 100 plates in full colour.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Written in Stone Papers on the function, form, and provenancing of prehistoric stone objects in memory of Fiona Roe by Ruth Shaffrey Written in Stone Papers on the function, form, and provenancing of prehistoric stone objects in memory of Fiona Roe


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Palaeolithic Pioneers: Behaviour, Abilities, and Activity of Early Homo in European Landscapes Around the Western Mediterranean Basin ~1.3-0.05 Ma. by Michael J. Walker Palaeolithic Pioneers: Behaviour, Abilities, and Activity of Early Homo in European Landscapes Around the Western Mediterranean Basin ~1.3-0.05 Ma.

Archaic humans were present for over a million years in western Mediterranean Europe where they left very many traces of their early stone-age activities and behaviour, and sometimes even human skeletal remains. This book evaluates archaeological findings about their life-ways...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

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