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Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage The Role of Local Governance in Economic Development by Peter G. (American University of Rome, Italy) Gould Empowering Communities through Archaeology and Heritage The Role of Local Governance in Economic Development
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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 of site museums, tourism businesses, or crafts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

The Bioarchaeology of Ritual and Religion by Alexandra Livarda The Bioarchaeology of Ritual and Religion

Employing new theoretical and practical approaches, this volume explores the diverse roles of plant, animal and other organic remains in ritual and religion, as foods, offerings, sensory or healing mediums, grave goods, and worked artefacts, sheding light on the reconstruction...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology by Richard I. (University College London) MacPhail, Paul (Boston University) Goldberg Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology
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This book uniquely focuses on all aspects of archaeological soil micromorphology, based upon the authors' joint sixty years of worldwide studies.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology by Richard I. (University College London) MacPhail, Paul (Boston University) Goldberg Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology
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This book uniquely focuses on all aspects of archaeological soil micromorphology, based upon the authors' joint sixty years of worldwide studies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Digital Geoarchaeology New Techniques for Interdisciplinary Human-Environmental Research by Christoph Siart Digital Geoarchaeology New Techniques for Interdisciplinary Human-Environmental Research

Among others, the book includes topics such as geographic information systems, spatiotemporal analysis, remote sensing applications, laser scanning, digital elevation models, geophysical prospecting, data fusion and 3D visualisation, categorized in four major sections.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Ground-penetrating Radar and Magnetometry for Buried Landscape Analysis by Lawrence B. Conyers Ground-penetrating Radar and Magnetometry for Buried Landscape Analysis

This book presents the integrated use of magnetometry and ground-penetrating radar geophysical mapping to understand the human presence within buried archaeological landscapes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2017

Homeless Heritage Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice by Rachael (Postdoctoral Researcher, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford) Kiddey Homeless Heritage Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice
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Homeless Heritage complements a growing body of literature that blends academic research findings with personal narrative to explain how archaeological approaches can be applied in the contemporary world, and details what homelessness in Britain in the first part of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Geology for Archaeologists A short introduction by J.R.L. Allen Geology for Archaeologists A short introduction

This short introduction aims to provide archaeologists of all backgrounds with a grounding in the principles, materials, and methods of geology. Each chapter ends with a short reading list, and many have selected case-histories in illustration of the points made....
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

Coming Soon

Experiments Past by Jodi Reeves Flores Experiments Past


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Remote Sensing in Archaeology An Explicitly North American Perspective by R. Berle Clay, Lawrence B. Conyers, Rinita A. Dalan Remote Sensing in Archaeology An Explicitly North American Perspective
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NASA is composed of a vast and varied network of scientists across the academic spectrum involved in research and development programs that have wide application on planet Earth. This book, using case studies, reveals how the broad application of remote...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Osteology of Infants and Children by Brenda J. Baker, Tosha L. Dupras, Matthew W. Tocheri The Osteology of Infants and Children
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Filling the need for a field and lab manual on this important topic and provides a supplemental textbook for human osteology courses, this book offers detailed treatment of the skull and teeth, including the cranial vault and facial bones, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain Implications Archeologiques et Anthropologiques by Jennifer Kerner Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain Implications Archeologiques et Anthropologiques


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain Implications Archeologiques et Anthropologiques by Jennifer Kerner Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain Implications Archeologiques et Anthropologiques


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

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Mortal Wounds The Human Skeleton as Evidence for Conflict in the Past by Martin Smith Mortal Wounds The Human Skeleton as Evidence for Conflict in the Past

Overview of the value of skeletal remains as evidence for past conflicts
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Archaeological Approaches to Breaking Boundaries: Interaction, Integration and Division Proceedings of the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2015-2016 by Rebecca O'Sullivan Archaeological Approaches to Breaking Boundaries: Interaction, Integration and Division Proceedings of the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2015-2016


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

AP2017: 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection 12th-16th September 2017, University of Bradford by Benjamin Jennings AP2017: 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection 12th-16th September 2017, University of Bradford

The Proceedings of 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection draws together over 100 papers addressing archaeological prospection techniques, methodologies and case studies from around the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Reading the Bones Activity, Biology, and Culture by Elizabeth Weiss Reading the Bones Activity, Biology, and Culture

What can bones tell us about past lives? Do different bone shapes, sizes, and injuries reveal more about people's genes or about their environments? Reading the Bones tackles this question, guiding readers through one of the most hotly debated topics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Paleopathology of Children Identification of Pathological Conditions in the Human Skeletal Remains of Non-Adults by Mary (Archaeology Department, University of Reading, Reading, UK) Lewis Paleopathology of Children Identification of Pathological Conditions in the Human Skeletal Remains of Non-Adults
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Palaeopathology of Children: Identification of Pathological Conditions in the Human Skeletal Remains of Non-Adults provides archaeological examples of pathological child remains with varying degrees of disease manifestation, and where possible, presents illustrations of individually affected bones to help with identification....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Contemporary Archaeology and the City Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action by Laura (Associate Professor in Sustainable Heritage Management, Aarhus University) McAtackney Contemporary Archaeology and the City Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action
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This book argues archaeology is uniquely placed to contribute a variety of perspectives on the current life-cycles of cities including processes of decay, revitalization, and transformation. It foregrounds the materialities of post-industrial, post-modern and other urban transformations through a diverse,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Modes of Production and Archaeology by Robert M. Rosenswig Modes of Production and Archaeology

Explains how archaeologists can use Karl Marx and Frederick Engels' mode of production concept to study long-term patterns in human society. Presenting a range of different perspectives from researchers working in a wide variety of societies and time periods, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Archaeological Surveys in Baluchistan, 1948 and 1957 by Beatrice De Carli Archaeological Surveys in Baluchistan, 1948 and 1957

Final report of a key set of archaeological surveys in a previously unstudied area of eastern Iran by one of the pioneer archaeologists of this region.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

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