The Emergence of Agriculture: A Global View
The Politics of the Past
Sacred Sites, Sacred Places
Domination and Resistance
The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education
James McGlade, Sander E. van der Leeuw
June 29, 2010
In a discipline which essentially studies how modern man came to be, it is remarkable that there are hardly any conceptual tools to describe change. This is due to the history of the western intellectual and scientific tradition, which for a long time favoured mechanics over dynamics, and the study...
Jon G. Hather
April 12, 2010
First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Peter White, Timothy Denham
December 07, 2006
This volume, the first in the One World Archaeology series, is a compendium of key papers by leaders in the field of the emergence of agriculture in different parts of the world. Each is supplemented by a review of developments in the field since its publication. Contributions cover the ...
Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert, Paul Turnbull
June 24, 2004
Inspired by a key session for the World Archaeological Congress in South Africa, The Dead and their Possessions is the first book to tackle the principle, policy and practice of repatriating museum artefacts, rather than cultural heritage in general. Increasingly, indigenous people world-wide...
P. Gathercole, D. Lowenthal
January 14, 2004
'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom. This book explains why historical interpretation has to incorporate perspectives from those other than 'winners', and demonstrates archaeology's crucial role in this wide-ranging approach. The book draws more on Africa, Afro-America,...
David L. Carmichael, Jane Hubert, Brian Reeves, Audhild Schanche
October 09, 1997
Sacred Sites, Sacred Places explores the concept of 'sacred' and what it means to people in differing cultures. Archaeologists, legislators and those involved in heritage management sometimes come into conflict with local populations over sites which these communities consider to be sacred. This...
Leslie Alcock, David Austin
June 05, 1997
First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
George C. Bond, Angela Gilliam
March 27, 1997
Social Construction of the Past examines how mainstream scholarship constructs the past and, in creating a people's cultural history, appropriates it and turns it into a form of domination by one group over another.Acknowledgements of the intellectual and scholarly contribution of subjugated...
October 12, 1995
There has recently been much interest among geographers, historians and political theorists in concepts of centre and periphery. In this book a wide range of studies consider how such concepts can be used to clarify our understanding of pre-capitalist societies....
Daniel Miller, Michael Rowlands, Chris Tilley
September 28, 1995
The nature of power - one of the central concerns in social science - is the main theme of this wide-ranging book. Introducing a much broader historical and geographical comparative understanding of domination and resistance than is available elsewhere, the editors and contributors offer a wealth...
Bassey Andah, Alex Okpoko, Thurstan Shaw, Paul Sinclair
November 17, 1994
Africa has a vibrant past. It emerges from this book as the proud possessor of a vast and highly complicated interweaving of peoples and cultures, practising an enormous diversity of economic and social strategies in an Extraordinary range of environmental situations. At long last the archaeology...
Robert MacKenzie, Peter Stone
November 03, 1994
The Excluded Past examines the uneasy relationship between archaeology and education, arguing that archaeologists have a vital role to play in education alongside other interpreters of the past. Cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary contributors show how the exclusion of aspects of the past tends...