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Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology

Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology

1st Edition

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...

Tropical Archaeobotany: Applications and New Developments

Tropical Archaeobotany: Applications and New Developments

1st Edition

Jon G. Hather
April 12, 2010

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Emergence of Agriculture: A Global View

The Emergence of Agriculture: A Global View

1st Edition

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 ...

The Dead and their Possessions: Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice

The Dead and their Possessions: Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice

1st Edition

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...

The Politics of the Past

The Politics of the Past

1st Edition

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,...

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

1st Edition

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...

From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology

From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology

1st Edition

Leslie Alcock, David Austin
June 05, 1997

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Social Construction of the Past: Representation as Power

Social Construction of the Past: Representation as Power

1st Edition

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...

Centre and Periphery: Comparative Studies in Archaeology

Centre and Periphery: Comparative Studies in Archaeology

1st Edition

Tim Champion
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....

Domination and Resistance

Domination and Resistance

1st Edition

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...

The Archaeology of Africa: Food, Metals and Towns

The Archaeology of Africa: Food, Metals and Towns

1st Edition

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...

The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education

The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education

1st Edition

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...

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