Archaeological theory

    History and Material Culture

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    "Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians have now recognized the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors consider a range of objects--from an eighteenth-century bed curtain to...

    Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology

    By David L. Carlson

    Paperback £27.80

    For archaeologists and anthropologists using quantitative methods on their data, this is the first hands-on guide to using the R statistical computing system. Basic descriptive and inferential statistics are covered as well as multivariate methods including cluster analysis, discriminant analysis, and correspondence analysis.

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    By Craig N. Cipolla

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    "Provides an accessible account of the changing world of archaeological theory. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging with current theoretical trends and the thinkers archaeologists regularly employ. This book will be an essential guide to cutting-edge theory for students and for professionals...

    Collapse of the Mycenaean Economy

    By Sarah C. Murray

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    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of change in long-distance exchange systems during this tumultuous time, combining a formidable array of evidence to demonstrate that Greece underwent a serious economic crisis, but one that gave rise to a whole new set of institutions and economic structures.

    Care in the Past

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    Presents new research into the provision of care in past societies as revealed by archaeological, historical, bioarchaeological, faunal and philosophical analyses

    Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology

    By Michael J. Harrower

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    Compares ancient Southwest Arabia with the American West to illustrate revealing similarities and contrasts surrounding water usage.

    Political Museum

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert

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    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. Using Cypriote museums as a focal example, the authors show how museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building.

    Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

    By Paul Bahn

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    Features key questions that archaeologists ask about the past. With an introduction to archaeology, this book includes examples from every part of the world. It offers a coverage of the discovery of Richard III's burial; excavations at the Neolithic Ness of Brodgar in the Orkney Islands; and more.

    Incomplete Archaeologies

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    Collection of important new studies looking at the actions, practices and processes leading to the formation of archaeological assemblages

    Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries

    By George Emmanuel Mylonas

    Paperback £38.42

    The most famous conspiracy of silence in the history of antiquity is examined here by one of the three archaeologists entrusted by the Archaeological Society of Athens with the final excavations of the Sanctuary. He traces the history of the cult in the archaeological remains, from the first traces of...

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