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Archaeology: An Introduction
by Kevin Greene. Those making their first forays into the field of
archaeology will welcome the clarity of this text. The best one-stop
introduction to archaeology ... shows how archaeology is practised and
understood today. I particularly liked the clear diagrams, the extended
captions to illustrations, and the key references next to each sub-section.
The text is clear, interesting and intelligible Mick Aston. 352p, 43 figs&
82 b/ wpls(Routledge2002) Hb60.00, Pb19.99
Archaeology: Methods, Theories and Practice
by Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn. An introduction to the whole range of
methods and ideas of archaeological investigation. Beginning with the
history of archaeological discovery and ending with Archaeology and the
Public, it takes the reader through various types of evidence: discovery,
survey and excavation; dating and chronology; social organisation;
environment; diet; technology, trade and exchange; belief and religion;
physical types; explanations of change. This 3rd edition contains up-to-
date information on theoretical approaches and methods, and other special
features. 640p, morethan 550 figsandpls(ThamesandHudson 3rdedn 2000) Pb
The Archaeology Coursebook
by Jim Grant, Sam Gorin and Neil Fleming. An unequivocal handbook to
teaching archaeology to first time students. Not designed as a compre-
hensive introduction to archaeology, its strengths lie in its general layout
and style which will appeal to pre-university level aspiring archaeologists.
It introduces the main themes, methods and concepts within archaeology,
whilst steering the reader through particular questions and assignments.
Case studies are presented, with links to internet and bibliographic sources,
and exercises and learning goals are geared towards preparing students
for their exams. Clearly written and well illustrated with diagrams and
photos. 323p, manyb/ wfigsandpls(Routledge2002) Hb50.00, Pb15.99
by David Hurst Thomas. Third edition of a readable textbook aimed at
newcomers but loaded with detail. Unmistakably American in style, it is
heavily influenced by the theoretical aspects of archaeology and practi-
cally all of the examples are from the United States. 735p, 607 figs(Harcourt
Brace3rdedn1998) Hb26.99
Archaeology: The Basics
by Clive Gamble. A basic introduction to the subject of archaeology which
conveys much of the fascination and enthusiasm with which archaeologists
carry out their work. Clive Gamble discusses many of the ideas, history
and practice of archaeology and how we come to form explanations for,
and interpretations of, people, places and things. Comes highly
recommended. 239p(Routledge2001) Hb45.00, Pb8.99
Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction
by Paul Bahn. A lighthearted and entertaining guide to the curious world
of archaeology a discipline represented in popular culture by
swashbuckling heroes such as Indiana Jones, but one which, in reality,
attracts devotees ranging from the idiosyncratic to the downright deviant.
Paul Bahn delivers the message with his customary style and panache.
102pwithcartoons(OxfordUP 1996, 2000) Pb5.99
Bluff your way in Archaeology
by Paul Bahn. This great little book is back in print at last! A satirical look
at the myths and truths of archaeology, it strikes many a chord. 64p(Ravette
1989, rep1999) Pb3.99
The Future of the Past. Archaeology in the 21st Century
by Eberhard Zangger. There is no denying that archaeological enquiry is
becoming more technical and more scientific although, as Zangger argues,
many of the techniques employed were established more than 100 years
ago. This book combines a personal review of archaeological methods
and analytical techniques with a number of case studies chosen to illustrate
Zanggers arguments, including the eruption of Thera and the legends of
Atlantis and Troy. Translated and revised from the German edition, this
study reviews current thinking, explains why archaeology is now at a
crossroads and makes predictions for the future of archaeology in the
21st century. 270p, 32 b/ wpls(WeidenfeldandNicolson 2001, PbdueNov
2002) Hb20.00, Pb7.99
Digging Holes in Popular Culture: Archaeology & Science Fiction
edited by Miles Russell. Originating as a series of papers given at a TAG
session held in Bournemouth in 1997, this book greatly expands upon
and develops many of the themes discussed there. The 14 papers address
three key issues: How archaeologists are perceived by the public within
popular culture; whether the ideas and concepts central to science fiction
may have an influence on archaeological practice; whether the study of
the past has a future. Headed by a preface by the late Douglas Adams, the
papers are witty, thought-provoking, at times a little silly, but thoroughly
enjoyable. 174p, b/ wfigsandpls(OxbowBooks2001) Pb18.00
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Companion Encyclopedia of Archaeology
by Graeme Barker. A comprehensive, fully-illustrated reference work,
answering the need for an in-depth study of archaeology. 1264p, 101 b/ w
figs, 112 b/ wpls(Routledge1999) Hb180.00
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology
by Barbara Ann Kipfer. This large encyclopedia contains more than 7,000
definitions of people, places, objects, techniques, tools, terms, ideas,
concepts, and discoveries. It includes both the general and the specific,
including terms that are well-known and widely used, and those that are
more obscure, whilst also borrowing entries from the fields of
anthropology, computer science, botany, geography, geology, surveying,
biology and chemistry. 708p(Kluwer 2000) Hb104.00
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
by Timothy Darvill. Although not claiming to be fully comprehensive,
this is an informative and easy-to-use reference to archaeological terms,
themes, theories, sites, places, artefacts and archaeologists that is primarily
intended for those unfamiliar with archaeological terminology. Taking AD
1700 as its cut off point, the dictionary contains over 5,000 concise and
often referenced entries mostly relating to Britain, Europe and the
Americas. The dictionary concludes with ten Quick Reference sections
on subjects such as conventions, stratigraphy, geology, periods, dynasties,
emperors and rulers. 506p(OxfordUP 2002) Hb25.00
A Dictionary of Archaeology
edited by Ian Shaw and Robert Jameson. An up-to-date A-Z of archaeol-
ogy which has entries on some of the newest theoretical ideas like phe-
nomenology and includes sites in regions such as Japan, Africa, Central
Asia and the Americas as well as Britain, Europe, the Mediterranean and
Near Eastern worlds. A group of renowned scholars contribute their ex-
pert knowledge making this a useful reference book. Now in paperback at
15.99, but Oxbow has the hardback at the same price!!! 624p(Blackwell
1999, Pb2002) Hb60.00, Oxbow price15.99
The Penguin Archaeology Guide
edited by Paul Bahn. A compendium of c.3,500 short entries on all manner
of archaeological subjects; major sites, peoples, cultures, civilisations,
artifacts, theories and techniques are all covered in this quick reference
guide. The core of this guide is based on Collins Dictionary of
Archaeology (1992) with the original team of specialists reunited and
joined by new contributors. 494p, b/ wpls(Penguin2001) Hb25.00
Archaeological Method and Theory
edited by Linda Ellis. An encyclopedia which provides a detailed overview
of the most up-to-date scientific information on archaeological method
and theory. All aspects of archaeology are discussed including theory,
legislation, surveying, methodology, conservation and post-excavation
analysis. It clearly guides the reader from fieldwork preparations through
to publication. 600p, 150 illus(Garland2000) Hb140.00
Dictionary of Prehistoric Archaeology
edited by Linda R Owen. An English/ German German/ English
dictionary of terms that should fulfil most of the needs of students and
practitioners working in both languages. 472p(MoVince1996) Hb30.00
Alsoavailable: French/ German German/ French (MoVince1998) Hb30.00
French/ English English/ French (MoVince2000) 30.50
Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Vols 1-9
edited by Peter N Peregrine and Melvin Ember. A nine volume encyclo-
pedia that represents an attempt to provide basic information on all
archaeologically known cultures covering the entire globe and the entire
prehistory of mankind. Written by renowned scholars, this is designed as
a tool for those doing comparative research on the peoples of the past.
Vol I: Africa; Vol II: Arctic and Subarctic; Vol III East Asia and Oceania;
Vol IV: Europe; Vol V: Middle America; Vol VI: North America; Vol VII:
South America; Vol VIII: South and Southwest Asia; Vol IX: Cumulative
Index. (Kluwer 2001) Hb994.00; Individual volumes138.00 each
Death by Theory: A Tale of Mystery and Archaeological Theory
by Adrian Praetzellis. Written as a mystery novel and littered with comedy
illustrations, Praetzellis achieves the seemingly impossible in writing apage-
turning introduction to archaeological theory. Whilst following the exploits
of Dr Hannah Green and her recently-graduated nephew the reader
painlessly learns about such burning issues as the true difference between
modernism and post-modernism and The Contents of Karl Marxs Brain
(abridged version). An entertaining read for anyone with a passing interest
in archaeology. 175p, 15 b/ willus(Altamira 2000) Hb45.00, Pb13.95
Archaeological Theory: An Introduction
by Matthew Johnson. What are the differences between processual and
postprocessual archaeology? What is cognitive archaeology? Johnson
provides a jargon-free guide to the theory, practice and intellectual context
of archaeology, exploring and explaining the roots of debates (new and
old) within the discipline. An instructive guide for students embarking on
archaeology and for those who need to refresh their memories on current
thinking and terminology. 240p(Blackwell 1999) Hb55.00, Pb15.99
Archaeological Theory Today
edited by I an Hodder. These 12 papers reflect on the status of
archaeological theory over the past decade, discussing recent developments
and new ideas within this, and related fields of study. The papers discuss
contemporary theoretical debates (I Hodder), behavioral archaeology (V
M LaMotta & M B Schiffer), evolutionary archaeology (R D Leonard),
cognitive evolution (SMithen), materialism and societal development (C
Renfrew), agency (J C Barrett), place and landscape (J Thomas), identity (L
Meskell), material culture (A Yentsch & M C Beaudry), post-colonial
archaeology (C Gosden), representation and visuality (SMoser), archaeology
and its objects (M Shanks). 317p(Polity2001) Hb50.00, Pb15.99
Contemporary Archaeology in Theory
edited by Robert W Preucel and Ian Hodder. A selection of representative
articles on current theoretical study in archaeology including such seminal
works as Binfords WillowSmokeandDogs Tailsand Renfrews Peer Polity
Interaction andSocio-Political Change. With papers by Steven Mithen, Charles
Orser, Stephen Shennan, John Barrett, Alison Wylie, and Bruce Trigger.
Still very much relevant. 678p, b/ wfigs(Blackwell 1996) Hb70.00, Pb18.99
Archaeology: The Widening Debate
edited by Barry Cunliffe, Wendy Davies and Colin Renfrew. These 18
papers are billed as a celebration by archaeologists world-wide of the
strengths, the energies and sheer intellectual excitement of their discipline
produced to celebrate the centenary of the British Academy. Contents
include: Human evolution and archaeology (R Foley); Archaeological
Theory (I Hodder); Yamal to Greenland: Global connections in circumpolar
archaeology (W Fitzhugh); North America and Mesoamerica (G Cowgill, M
Hegmon& G Milner); Theatrum Oceani: Themes and arguments concerning
the prehistory of Australia and the Pacific (R Jones& M Spriggs); Eurasia
east of the Urals (C Higham); The first civilizations in the Middle East (N
Postgate). 627p(OxfordUP for theBritishAcademy2002) Hb45.00
Interpretive Archaeology: A Reader
edited by Julian Thomas. Post-processualism or New archaeology has
played a major role in archaeological thinking over the past decade or
more. Here, Thomas edits a series of 32 previously published essays that
represent some of the most cited and most studied examples of intepretive
archaeology. Subjects: Character of archaeology; Interpretation, inference,
epistemology; Social relations, power and ideology; Feminism, queer theory
and the body; Material culture; Archaeology, critique and the construction
of identity; Space and landscape. Contributors include: J Barrett, P Bourdieu,
B Bender, I Hodder, T Ingold, M Leone, M Parker Pearson, C Tilley, R Tringham.
622p, b/ wfigs(Leicester UP 2000) Hb75.00, Pb25.00
Archaeological Theory: Who Sets the Agenda?
edited by Norman Yoffee and Andrew Sherratt. The 11 essays in this
book assert the achievements of the subject in increasing our knowledge
of the past. Contributors include: P L Kohl, C Gamble, N Yoffee, K A Hays,
T Murray, A Sherratt, R Bradley. 139p, figs(CambridgeUP 1993) Pb16.95
Reader in Archaeological Theory
edited by David Whitley. Designed primarily for the US market, with a lot
of illustrative material from American contexts, this collection of 16
articles is nonetheless a useful guide for anyone interested in post-
processual approaches. Includes papers by Kent Flannery, Mark Leone, Michael
Shanks, Ian Hodder, Patty-JoWatson, J D Lewis-Williams, BernardKnappand
Christopher Tilley. 342p, 16 figs(Routledge1998) Hb65.00, Pb18.99
Contagious Ideas: On evolution, culture, archaeology and
Cultural Virus Theory
by Ben Sandford Cullen. A book that attempts to clarify our understand-
ing of Darwinian theories and their potential for interpreting material
culture. Cullen critiques some recent neo-Darwinian approaches and pre-
sents his own Cultural Virus Theory applied to a real case studies: the
spread of megalithic monuments in North-west Europe; the diffusion of
the Renaissance in medieval Europe; stylistic change in pottery. 300p(Ox-
bowBooks2000) Pb24.00
Reading the Past
by Ian Hodder. A new edition, not just another reprint, in which Hodder
takes account of recent research so much other publication and so
much evaluation in relation to processual archaeology that the book needs
to be brought up to date and my views tempered with the opinions
presented in the literature. 221p(CambridgeUP 2ndedn1991) Pb17.95
In Pursuit of the Past. Decoding the Archaeological Record
by Lewis R Binford. This book remains a key text in the history of
archaeological thinking and practice. Binford deals with problems of
excavation and interpreting the archaeological record whilst introducing
us to the value of ethnography, proposing new theories based on his own
fieldwork and presenting case studies from the New World. 260p, 147 b/
wfigs& pls(California UP 1983, Pb2002) Pb17.95
Some Challenges in Contemporary Archaeology
by John C Barrett. Archaeology is a diverse discipline... what is it that, at
the end of the day, continues to make us all archaeologists? This Oxbow
Lecture presents the text of a lecture delivered in 1995 at the IFAs annual
Archaeology in Britain Conference. 12p(OxbowLecture2, 1995) Pb2.95
The Archaeological Process: An Introduction
by I an Hodder. A valuable overview and discussion of modern
developments in methodological thinking, from one of the leading
postprocessualists. 256p(Blackwell 1998) Hb50.00, Pb16.99
Theory and Practice in Archaeology
by Ian Hodder. In this collection of papers (7 new, 12 published previ-
ously) Hodder sets out his views on the relationship between theoretical
debate and archaeological practice. 285p(Routledge1992, Pb1995) Pb20.99
Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology
edited by James McGlade and Sander E van der Leeuw. If archaeology is
the study of how humans came to be, why is it that we have so few con-
ceptual tools to describe the process of change? Archaeologists have largely
viewed change in terms of climatic and environmental events, but this
collection of 16 essays argues that we can make good use of the new
ideas of chaos theory, in conjunction with modern computing methods.
504p, figs(OneWorldArch26, Routledge1997) Hb97.50, special price47.50
Social Theory in Archaeology
edited by Michael Brian Schiffer. The explosion of social theory in the
last decade or so has been particularly apparent within archaeology. Schiffer
argues that this has led, not only to the broadening of this field of study,
but also to fragmentation between theories and theorists. These 11 pa-
pers, which were presented at a Round Table meeting in Utah in 1997,
aimed to build bridges between some of the conceptual chasms that
had formed in recent years. The studies include: evolutionary theory, chaos
theory, gender studies, behaviouralism, post-processualism and anthro-
pological archaeology. 235p(Univof Utah2000) Hb40.00, Pb18.00
The New Social Theory Reader
edited by Steven Seidman and Jeffrey C Alexander. Aimed at those of
you who thrive on Foucault, this challenging collection of 38 essays pro-
vides a guide to current debates within social theory. Introducing various
schools of thought and issue-based theories (justice, ethics, truth, power,
multiculturalism, gender and sexuality, race), the contributors vividly il-
lustrate how the blurring of disciplinary boundaries has been thoroughly
rewarding in recent years. 409p(Routledge2001) Hb65.00, Pb18.99
Introduction to Phenomenology
by Dermot Moran. For years philosophers have been looking for a clear,
engaging, accurate introduction to phenomenology to recommend to stu-
dents and read themselves. This is the book Charles Guignon, Univer-
sity of Vermont. Contemporary archaeological theory is suffused with
references to and often professes to be deeply influenced by phenom-
enology. This is the book to read if you wish to find out what phenom-
enology really is. Each of the nine seminal thinkers of the movement
(Brentano, Husserl, Heidegger, Gadamer, Arendt, Levinas, Sartre, Merleau-
Ponty and Derrida) are placed in their social and historical contexts and
their work is described in a comprehensive and accessible manner. 568p
(Routledge2000, revedn 2001) Hb60.00, Pb16.99
A Marxist Archaeology
by Randall H McGuire. This introduction to Marxist theory as it applies
to archaeology and archaeological debate, explores long-term historical
change and cultural evolution, and advocates a dialectical and historical
approach to the study of the past. The book is a classic text, now made
widely available in paperback with a new and extended introduction by
the author. 310p(AcademicPress1992, Percheron2002) Pb24.95
Agency in Archaeology
edited by Marcia-Anne Dobres and John Robb. The concept of human
agency is becoming popular in archaeological theory, but what exactly
does it mean and how can and should it be applied to archaeology? 19
scholars, with differing views, are brought together in this edited book
which includes five statements and nine wide-ranging case studies. This,
the first major study on agency, reveals the misunderstandings and
ambiguity of its use. 271p, b/ wfigs(Routledge2000) Hb65.00, Pb19.99
Distributional Archaeology
by James I Ebert. Can we continue to think in terms of sites? In this study,
Ebert argues that this concept is flawed and unworkable and advocates a
theoretical and methodological approach based on the idea that the ar-
chaeological record is made up of many human events taking place within
the landscape. Using the Seedskadee area of Southwest Wyoming as an
illustrative case study, Ebert explores his concept of distributional ar-
chaeology and discusses issues of settlement, mobility, subsistence, tech-
nology, ethnoarchaeology and ethnohistory. 296p, b/ wfigs(Universityof
Utah1992, rep2001) Pb19.95
Technology and Social Agency
by Marcia-Anne Dobres. This is fundamentally a book about technology
and people; it is about technological practices and the social and symbolic
behaviour involved in production, technological knowledge and mean-
ing. The author probes, questions and challenges existing approaches to
this subject, whilst also suggesting alternative theoretical frameworks for
understanding ancient technologies through the archaeological record.
300p, b/ wfigs(Blackwell 2000) Hb55.00, Pb17.99
The Kaleidoscopic Past
edited by A-C Andersson, sa Gillberg, Ola W Jensen, Hkan Karlsson
and Magnus V Rolf. 45 diverse papers delivered at the 5th Nordic Theo-
retical Archaeology Group Conference in Gteborg in 1997. It is hoped
that this publication and the ideas presented in it will serve as an archaeo-
logical kaleidoscope in the ongoing theoretical discussion that is neces-
sary in Scandinavian archaeology, as it presents some views of a kaleido-
scopic past say the editors. A bumper collection for all theoretical ar-
chaeologists. 478p(GteborgsUniversitet 1998) Pb24.00
by Kate Kearns. A practical guide to the fields of semantics and pragmatics
which is aimed at the student but assumes no prior knowledge of the
subject. The clearly laid out textbook aims to actively involve the reader
with numerous problem-solving exercises. 308p(Macmillan2000) Pb18.99
Method and Theory in Historical Archaeology
by Stanley South. A welcome reprint of Souths classic book on historical
archaeology, originally written for a North American audience but as rel-
evant to scholars working on industrial and historical archaeology in the
Old World. Oneof thetwoor threemost influential booksin historical archaeology.
Thescientificapproachoutlinedandpracticedthroughout thisbook still dominatesthe
discipline Mark P Leone. 382p(Percheron2002) Pb24.95
Gender Theory
Gender and Archaeology
by RobertaGilchrist. Gilchrist critically reviews the development of gender
issues in archaeology and archaeological theory, highlighting the major
themes and problems encountered. The temporal and thematic range is
broad and, whilst her case study is based in an English castle (TheContested
Garden), the general approach has an international flavour. Clear and well
written, there is no better place to begin a study of gender theory. 190p,
25 illus(Routledge1999) Hb47.50, Pb14.99
Gender Archaeology
by Marie Louise Stig Srensen. Neither patronising, nor high brow,
Srensen discusses the history of gender studies, feminist and gender
debates in archaeology, and explores the relationship between material
culture and gender how dress and appearance, food and eating, material
objects, space and contact are expressions of gender roles and vice versa.
Drawing on case studies from the palaeolithic through to the present day,
this is an excellent textbook and a good introduction to the subject. 236p,
b/ wfigs(Blackwell 2000) Hb50.00, Pb14.99
Gender in Archaeology: Analyzing Power and Prestige
by Sarah Milledge Nelson. An important book, in that it is the first to
attempt a comprehensive feminist, theoretical synthesis of the growing
mountain of archaeological work on gender. Nelson is carefully inclusive
of both men and women, examining their roles in areas such as human
origins, the sexual division of labour, kinship and social formations, state
development and ideology. She examines many traditional myths such as
woman the gatherer, the goddess hypothesis, and depictions of women as
symbols of fertility and sex. 240p(AltaMira 1997) Hb49.00, Pb18.95
In Pursuit of Gender: Worldwide Archaeological Approaches
edited by Sarah Milledge Nelson and Myriam Rosen-Ayalon. A collection
of papers by feminist archaeologists, drawn from a conference held in
Bellagio, Italy in 1998, that seeks to interpret and reinterpret sites and
cultures from around the world from the perspective of gender ideology,
roles and relations. The societies discussed range from hunter-gatherers
and early horticulturalists to historic communities, and include groups in
Asia, Africa, North and South America. 433p, b/ wfigs, tbs(AltaMira 2002)
Hb50.00, Pb26.95
Archaeologies of Sexuality
edited by Robert A Schmidt and Barbara L Voss. These 16 essays began
life as a series of symposium papers at the 1998 SAA meeting in Seattle.
They deal with the subject of sex and sexuality in archaeology; the material
evidence, theoretical concepts, the history of its study and the various
trends that have developed. The case studies presented include Medieval
England, ancient and colonial America, Egypt, prehistoric Europe and
convict-era Australia and exemplify the range of approaches, methods,
terminologies and definitions employed. The combination of subject
matter and the status of the contributors will serve to make this a major
study in its field. 303p, b/ wplsandfigs(Routledge2000) Hb60.00, Pb19.99
Redefining Archaeology: Feminist Perspectives
edited by M Casey, D Dorlon, J Hope and S Wellfare. 34 papers from the
Third Australian Women in Archaeology Conference discuss major trends
in feminist archaeological theory. Subjects include concepts of the goddess
in popular culture, the engendering of public and private spheres, modern
interpretations of the past, and death and gender. 254p(AustralianNational
Univ1998) Hb48.50
Manifesting Power: Gender and the Interpretation of Power in
by Tracy Sweely. Eleven studies of the balance of power between genders
in American traditional, historical and prehistoric societies, from cultural
studies of gender frameworks, within the Russian American Company,
for example, to ethnographic and archaeological studies of native American
Indians and Aztec imagery. Contributors: AliceKehoe, Janet Levy, Geoffrey
McCafferty, SharisseMcCafferty, SarahNelson, AnnePyburn, SuzanneSpencer-
Wood, TracySweely, Carolyn Tate, RuthTrocolli, andKatherineWoodhouse-Beyer.
210p, b/ wfigs(Routledge1999) Hb57.50, Pb17.99
A series of threebooks looking at therelationship between gender and
material culturewhich originated in an international conferenceheld at
Exeter University in 1994, edited by Moira Donald and Linda Hurcombe
Gender and Material Culture in Archaeological Perspective
These 16 essays draw on case studies from many different periods and
regions, including Mesoamerica, Australia, Greece, South Africa, the
former Yugoslavia and the Balkans, presenting new information as well
as new reviews and interpretations of old data. Contributors include: Keith
Matthews, SarahColley, Dimitra Kokkinidou, Marianna Nikolaidou, MaryBaker,
LouiseM Senior, Linda Hurcombe, CharlotteBrystingDamm, JennyMoore, Tina
Tuohy, Lynn Wadley, CatherineJohnsson, Karolina Ross, StigWelinder, Linda R
Owen, Marek Zvelebil, ChrisMeiklejohn, Erik BrinchPetersen, Verner Alexandersen,
ElizabethRiga, John GerryandMeredithSChesson. 275p(Palgrave2000) Hb
Gender and Material Culture in Historical Perspective
This study looks at cultural identity, the acquisition and meaning of
artefacts and the gender issues surrounding them. The twelve essays take
a number of different case studies from both prehistoric and historical
periods, and include discussions of Greek clothing dedications, Pre-
Conquest England, Early Modern Italy, 17th century English embroideries,
childbirth in pre-War Britain. 216p(Palgrave2000) Hb45.00
Representations of Gender from Prehistory to the Present
This book looks in particular at visual forms of representation taking
case studies from prehistoric and historical periods. Subjects include
figurine studies in prehistory, 7th century Anasazi, shamans in San rock
art, Minoan Crete, Early Colonial Sicily, Greek vases, mid-Victorian Britain,
World War I and II clothing and fashion. 242p(Palgrave2000) Hb45.00
From the Ground Up: Beyond Gender Theory in Archaeology
edited by Nancy L Wicker and Bettina Arnold. A series of papers from
the Proceedings of the Fifth Gender and Archaeology Conference held
at Wisconsin-Milwaukee University in 1998, explore recent research in
gender theory, gender in archaeology and anthropology, and
methodological issues. Case studies range from the Mediterranean, to the
Americas, Scandinavia and Madagascar, from the third millennium BC to
the present day. 154p, b/ wplsandfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S812, 1999) Pb26.00
Gender and the Archaeology of Death
edited by Bettina Arnold and Nancy L Wicker. Ten papers, from the Fifth
Gender and Archaeology Conference held at Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University in 1998, present methodological approaches to gender
archaeology in mortuary contexts. Divided almost equally between
American and European case studies, the papers examine female
infanticide, the women of Old Russia, the position of I ron Age
Scandinavian women, the ambiguity of grave goods and osteological
evidence of trauma. 203p, b/ wfigs, tbs(AltaMira2001) Hb50.00, Pb20.95
Indecent Exposure: Sexuality, society and the archaeological record
edited by Lynne Bevan. 14 papers, six of which derive from a conference
session at TAG in Bradford in 1994, discuss various aspects of sexuality
in the prehistoric, ancient and medieval worlds. Contents: Rape in
prehistory (E Scott); Sexuality, fertility and childbirth in art: southern
Scandinavian Mesolithic (G Nash); Homosexual and bestial images on
European Mesolithic rock art (G Nash); Sexual metaphors in the Neolithic
(P Ellis); Phallic imagery, sexual scenes and initiation in rock art (L Bevan);
Civic significance of the brothel (D Christodoulou); Sexuality of barbarians
in Augustan art (I Ferris); Archaeological approach to male homosexuality
and gender identity (K J Matthews); Sex and death (L Bevan); Material culture,
sex, gender and transgression in 6th-century Gaul (G Halsall); Sexual
cultures in the early medieval west (R Balzaretti); Religion, women and
male homosexuality in Gothic and Visigothic societies (C Coxall); Sexuality
and medieval societies (D M Hadley); Prostitution in English medieval
towns (R Holt & N Baker). 217p, 12 b/ wfigs(Cruithne2001) Pb14.95
Women in Human Evolution
edited by Lori D Hager. Palaeoanthropology has traditionally been a
discipline where women are under-represented and where studies on
females in prehistory are rarely taken seriously...this is an attempt to redress
that balance. 9 papers raise questions about current interpretations of the
archaeological evidence. 227p(Routledge1997) Hb63.00, Pb18.99
Excavating Women: A History of Women in European Archaeology
edited by M Diaz-Andreu and M L Stig Srensen. A history of the female
contribution to archaeology, examined within the wider context of socio-
political factors such as womens increased involvement in archaeology
during and after the two World Wars. 336p, 12 figs, 26 b/ wpls, 19 tbs, 2 maps
(Routledge1998) Hb63.00
The Gender of History: Men, women, and historical practice
by Bonnie G Smith. History, Smith argues, has traditionally been a male
activity and historical subjects were generally approached from a male,
white and western perspective. Beginning with the influential 19th-century
historical novelist, Germaine de Stal, Smith discusses the contribution
of female writers, often hiding behind a historical romance disguise, to
historiography. Most women historians were amateur but a few managed
to write professionally. The majority of these were single, childless women
and as such were viewed as an alien third sex by their male colleagues.
306p(HarvardUP 1998, 2ndedn2000) Hb26.50, Pb12.95
Social and Political Development
The Archaeology of Rank
by Paul Wason. This book contends that despite traditional doubts, practical
limitations, and contemporary critiques, a rigorous social archaeology is
indeed possible. Its early chapters outline what a productive social
archaeology might look like; later sections offer a systematic review and
critique of status representation through artifacts, settlements, and
structures, and the final chapter takes the site of atalhyk as a case
study, asking whether it was a ranked Neolithic town. 208p(CambridgeUP
1994) Hb40.00
From Leaders to Rulers: Fundamental Issues in Archaeology
edited by Jonathan Haas. Ten essays that originated in a conference
workshop held in Chicago in 1997, explore how and why leaders emerge
within egalitarian societies, how they increase their power and go on to
rule states and empires. Two of the early chapters take theoretical stances
whilst the rest compare trends through a series of case studies focusing
on Southeast Spain, Europe, Denmark, Peru, Hawaii and South America.
286p, b/ wfigs(Kluwer 2001) Hb58.50
edited by Susan E Alcock, Terence N DAltroy, Kathleen D Morrison and
Carla M Sinopli. 17 papers, from the conference Imperial Designs held
in Spain in 1997, which aim to provide acomparative analysis of the worlds
early empires. Five thematic sections compare the ideologies, organisation
and subjects of ancient empires, including those of Egypt, Nubia, Persia,
China, India and Rome, with those of Mesoamerica, Spain and Portugal.
523p, b/ willus(CambridgeUP 2001) Hb65.00
Order, Legitimacy and Wealth in Ancient States
edited by Janet Richards and Mary van Buren. In 1992 John Baines and
Norman Yoffee published a seminal paper comparing the ancient states
of Egypt and Mesopotamia. In it they discussed the key factors that were
inherent within these ancient states and which influenced their further
development: social and political power; order, legitimacy and hierarchy;
culture and literature; monumentalism, and so on. Here, the Baines and
Yoffee model is applied to a number of other ancient states in
Mesoamerica, the Andes, the Indus Valley, China, Greece and, as in the
original text, between Egypt and Mesopotamia. Contributors: Maryvan
Buren, Janet Richards, John Baines, Norman Yoffee, DavidOConnor, RosemaryA
Joyce, Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, Susan E Alcock, Bennet Bronson, ElizabethE
Brumfiel. 163p, b/ wfisg(NewDirectionsin Archaeology, CambridgeUP 2000)
Hb45.00, Pb16.95
Chiefdoms: Power, Economy, and Ideology
edited by Timothy Earle. The contributors to this volume are interested
in how ruling elites retain power through control over production and
exchange, and then legitimise that control through an elaborate ideology.
These 11 case studies look at particular chiefdoms, from British and
Mediterranean prehistory to Meso- and Central America and Polynesia.
341pwithfigs(CambridgeUP 1991, Pb1993, newedn2000) Pb17.95
State and Society
by J Gledhill, B Bender and M T Larsen. Bringing archaeological research
into contact with the work of ethno-historians and anthropologists, these
papers analyze the dynamics of political centralisation, and resistance to
it, in a wide range of historical and geographical contexts. 368p, b/ wfigs
(OneWorldArch. 4, Routledge1988, 1995) Pb25.00, special price20.00
Domination and Resistance
edited by D Miller, M Rowlands and C Tilley. The 21 papers in this volume
consider one of the central concerns of social science, the nature of power.
Contributors include: D Miller, B Bender, K Kristiansen, SMays, M Larsen, P
Kohl, M Rowlands, B Jahngir. 332pwithtext-figs(OneWorldArchaeology3, Routledge
1989, 1995) Pb28.99, special price22.00
Foundations of Social Inequality
edited by T Douglas Price and Gary M Feinman. This volume examines
the often overlooked issue of social inequality. Incisive case studies
demonstrate the transition from egalitarian social order to hierarchical
organisation and apply theoretical approaches highlighting the critical
changes that have taken place in the structure of human society. 268p, illus
(Plenum1995) Hb41.50
How Chiefs Come to Power: The Political Economy in Prehistory
by Timothy Earle. Earle discusses how people came to acquire power and
the implications that contrasting paths to power had for the development
of societies. He argues that chiefdoms, being aregional polity with authority
over asocially stratified population of afew thousand to tens of thousands,
possessed the same fundamental dynamics as those of states, and that the
origin of states is to be understood in the emergence and development of
such chiefdoms. 250p(StanfordUP 1997) Pb13.95
The Origin of Human Social Institutions
edited by W G Runciman. A collection of papers delivered at meetings
of the British Academy in 2000, which were intended to promote
discussion between archaeologists and other behavioural scientists on
issues related to the early stages of human socio-cultural evolution. The
papers review specific concepts central to any consideration of the so-
called Neolithic Revolution, including sedentism, the notion of property,
the development of social hierarchies, domains of knowledge, and
monumental architecture. They also discuss more general problems in
contemporary evolutionary theory and compare competing models or
ways of explaining the origins of social institutions, such as evolutionary
psychology and the genetic basis of social behaviour on the one hand,
cultural transmission and socioecological context on the other. The
contributors to this volume are leading experts from the fields of
archaeology, anthropology, sociology and psychology; they include Ofer
Bar-Yosef, Robert Foley, Colin Renfrew, and Alasdair Whittle. 259p, b/ w
figs(OxfordUP for theBritishAcademy2001) Hb29.50
Social Transformations in Archaeology:
Global and Local Perspectives
edited by M Rowlands and K Kristiansen. Explores the relevance of ar-
chaeology to the study of long term change and the understanding of our
contemporary world. The authors re-evaluate the premises and episte-
mologies which underlie the study of archaeology, and look at ways in
which discoveries about the past have a direct bearing on contemporary
beliefs and actions. The papers deal with the broad theoretical concerns,
with centre-periphery relatives in a wide range of context issues, and ar-
chaeological examination of colonialism with case studies from the Medi-
terranean in the first millennium BC and historical Africa. 448p, illus, maps
(Routledge1998) Hb72.50
Sociocultural Evolution: Calculation and Contingency
by Bruce G Trigger. Trigger traces the development of sociocultural
evolution over the last 300 years and discusses how it is currently
understood in relation to present day political and cultural debates. He
uses archaeological findings to evaluate sociocultural evolutionary thought,
the role it has played in Western society and its relevance for dealing with
current and future problems. 306p(Blackwell 1998) Hb60.00, Pb16.99
World-Systems Theory in Practice: Leadership, Production and
edited by P Nick Kardulias. Here, contributors challenge the basic tenets
of simple core/ periphery relationships. Not only are scholars focusing
increasingly on the cultural changes which peripheral societies initiated
in the core, but also, as this book shows, the mechanisms of domination
necessary to manage the periphery are not archaeologically apparent in
practice in core societies. The contributors to this volume re-evaluate
World Systems Theory in the light of work in the Old and New Worlds.
350p(RowmanandLittlefield1998) Hb38.00, Pb20.95
Social Construction of the Past
edited by G C Bond and A Gilliam. The 14 papers in this collection look
at how the writing of history by archaeologists and anthropologists can
result in the domination of one group by another, and how postcolonial
scholars are redefining the nature of scholarship in order to develop a
more egalitarian history. With papers addressing the world of ethnicity,
from sexual politics in Haiti to racial power in the southern USA. 232p
withfigs(OneWorldArchaeology24, Routledge1994, Pb1997) Hb75.00, Pb
20.99, special prices Hb 35.00, Pb 15.20
The Anthropology of Power
edited by AngelaCheater. Subtitled Empowerment and Disempowerment
in Changing Structures, these papers illustrate that power remains a
difficult and elusive concept especially when embedded within culture,
society, politics and so forth. Includes wide-ranging discussions on anti-
racism and multi-culturalism, gender and power, postcolonial state and
power, negotiation, land and empowerment, exploitation, evading state
control, authority versus power, all illustrated through case studies. 213p
(Routledge1999) Hb67.50, Pb18.99
Material Harm: Archaeological Studies of War and Violence
edited by John Carman. Collection of papers with the aim of forging a
specifically archaeological contribution to contemporary debates about
human violence. 246p, b/ wpls(Cruithne1997) Pb19.50
Warless Societies and the Origin of War
by Raymond Kelly. Aimed at the undergraduate, Kellys study looks at the
early stages of the development of warfare. His general model for the
evolution of warfare is grounded in ethnographic evidence and focuses
on warless societies as well as belligerent groups, and the social, economic
and organisational conditions under which warfare develops.
Aninformative study that gathers together much important research and
evidence within the debate. 192p(Univof Michigan2000) Hb34.50, Pb
Landscapes of War. The Archaeology of Aggression and Defence
by Paul Hill and Julie Wileman. The archaeology of warfare has become a
very popular topic in recent years; this multi-period, global, thematic study
of aggression and defence approaches the subject from a landscape
perspective. Focusing especially on the relationship between the local
terrain and the adoption of various different forms of defensive measures,
the use of frontiers, and the development of new forms of weaponry and
armour, Hill and Wileman reveal cyclical patterns in the history of defence
from the 3rd millennium BC to the present day. An eclectic mix of
examples, though predominantly from Britain. 224p, 92 b/ wfigs, 27 col pls
(Tempus2002) Pb17.99
Population Studies
Rethinking Ethnicity
by Richard Jenkins. How do concepts of ethnicity and social identity impact
on our everyday lives? Richard Jenkins reassesses the concept of ethnicity
by critically examining, developing and expanding the anthropological
model. The result is a compact, refreshing and stimulating enquiry into an
indispensable concept for making sense of the contemporary, and past
worlds. 194p(Sage1997, rep1998) Hb50.00, Pb15.99
The Archaeology of Ethnicity
by Sin Jones. What can legitimately be inferred about past ethnic groups
from archaeological remains? Can we identify distinct ethnic groups from
material evidence? Archaeology has become increasingly concerned with
such issues provoking this radical reassessment of the methods and
theories currently in use. 192p, 8 figs(Routledge1997) Hb63.00, Pb16.99
Race and the Archaeology of Identity
edited by Charles E Orser, Jr. What, if anything, can the field of
archaeology offer to studies of race? These twelve revised papers from a
Round Table held in Salt Lake City in 1999, look at the historical and
material dimensions of race focusing on the recent archaeological record
of the Americas. Stretching geographically from Jamaica to northern
Michigan, they address issues of institutionalised poverty, slavery, the
culture of whiteness, religion and spiritualism, intercultural connections
and race, and the importance of race in defining identity, space and culture.
260p, 25 b/ wfigs, 11 tbs(Foundation of Archaeological Enquiry, Universityof
Utah2001) Pb20.00
Archaeological Approaches to Cultural Identity
edited by S J Shennan. Twenty-two papers examining the critical implica-
tions of cultural identity from a variety of perspectives, questioning the
nature and limits of archaeological knowledge of the past and the rela-
tionship of material culture to cultural identity. 317pwithfigs(OneWorld
Archaeology10, Routledge1989, Pb1994) Pb27.99, special price22.00
The Archaeology of Social Boundaries
edited by Miriam T Stark. Archaeologists have long since acknowledged
the significance of ethnicity and economic systems. The divergent North
American and French traditions in this field are reconciled in this book.
362p, b/ willusandfigs(Smithsonian Institution 1998) Hb34.95
Migrations and Invasions in Archaeological Explanation
edited by John Chapman and Helena Hamerow. The reaction against
archaeological explanations relying on invasion and migration was part of
the processualist critique in the 1960s. Only recently have archaeologists
like Kristiansen argued that, as migrations can be traced in the historical
record, some archaeological method of identifying them must be found.
81p(ArchaeopressBAR S664, 1997) Pb19.00
Paleodemography: Age distributions from skeletal samples
edited by Robert D Hoppa and James W Vaupel. These 12 essays, based
on workshops given at the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research
(1999-2000), reflect different approaches by physical anthropologists,
mathematical demographers and statisticians, to the methodological
problems encountered when attempting reconstructions of demographic
patterns from archaeological (usually skeletal) data. They discuss age
reconstructions, mortality models, links between biology and age, ancient
population dynamics, age-at-death models and test new statistical
techniques. Specialised and technical. 259p(CambridgeUP 2002) Hb50.00
Standards of Data Collection from Human Skeletal Remains
edited by Jane E Buikstra and Douglas H Ubelaker. The Proceedings of a
seminar at The Field Museum of Natural History, this ring-bound book
provides guidelines as to the minimum procedures and forms of analysis
required for human remains that are to be repatriated or made unavailable
for further study. These procedures include inventory, sexing and ageing,
dental study, measurement, paleopathology and so on. Includes discussions
by specialists and a number of sample recording forms. 192p, 121 b/ wfigs,
tbs(ArkansasArchaeological SurveyResearchSeriesNo. 44, 1994) Pb25.00
Reconstructing Past Population Trends in Mediterranean Europe
edited by John Bintliff and Kostas Sbonias. Nineteen papers cover a broad
range of subjects on reconstructing population numbers and patterns
from survey data, documentary sources and other archaeological sources.
Case studies are from: Macedonia, Levant, Near East, Slovenia, France,
Italy, Greece and Bulgaria. Contributors include: A Andreou, J Bintliff, J
Chapman, SStoddart, T Wilkinson, P Novakovic, F Trment, F Cambi, M Smith,
T Parkin, M Ginatempo, A Giorgi, K Kotsakis, E Zubrow, K Sbonias. 274p(Ox-
bowBooks1999) Hb55.00
Settlement studies
Centre and Periphery: Comparative Studies in Archaeology
edited by Tim Champion. A paperback edition of the book that addressed
the whole issue of the relationship between central places and their mar-
gins. Case studies come from the Solomon Islands, the American south-
west, Italy, pre-Roman Britain, China, Iron Age Siberia, Colonial Califor-
nia, Denmark and Byzantine Moravia. The skillful editing unites these
diverse periods and regions to bring out some important themes con-
cerning the centre-periphery framework and, especially the problems of
recognising ethnicity in the archaeological record. 237p(OneWorldArchae-
ology11, Routledge1989, 1995) Pb27.50, special price22.00
Making Places in the Prehistoric World
edited by Joanna Brck and Melissa Goodman. This book brings together
innovative research from around the world to explore settlement as a
culturally constructed place. Contributors draw on recent theoretical
debate to challenge the ways in which modern Western norms have been
imposed on the past and point to new ways of understanding the
relationship between settlement and landscape. 221p, figs(UCL 1998) Hb
65.00, Pb19.99
City Walls: The Urban Enciente in Perspective
edited by James D Tracy. These 19 essays demonstrate that the desire or
need to defend oneself by surrounding settlements and cities with stone
walls, is encountered in societies across the world. The contributors discuss
the origins of the walled city from the ancient world to the medieval period.
This fascinating survey is divided into three parts: an exploration of the
cultural and political symbolism that persuaded communities to enclose
their towns; the role of walls in the history of warfare; the representation
of the walled city as an image of earthly perfection, relevant to many
faiths. 697, numb/ willus, maps(CambridgeUP 2000) Hb55.00
The Limits of Settlement Growth: A Theoretical Outline
by Roland Fletcher. Fletcher argues that the built environment can act as
a constraint on the long-term development of a settlement, reviewing
world-wide settlement growth over the past 15,000 years, and concludes
with a major discussion of the great transformations of human settle-
ments from mobile to sedentary, sedentary to urban, urban to indus-
trial. 276p, b/ wfigs(CambridgeUP 1995) Hb60.00
Material Culture
Learning from Things
edited by W David Kingery. Presents the methods and theories underly-
ing the many ways in which material objects can reconstruct and interpret
lifeways of the past. Bringing together the approaches of both hard sys-
tematic scholars, and soft humanists, the contributors argue the impor-
tance of multidisciplinary participation in analysing objects. 262p, 15 b/ w
pls, 36 linedrawings(SmithsonianInst. 1995, Pb1998) Hb30.50, Pb11.75
Researching Material Culture
edited by Susan Pearce. Nine papers discuss the ways in which archaeolo-
gists study material culture across various periods in history. Contents:
Researching Material Culture (SPearce); Materiality and Discourse (SHides);
Exploiting the material past in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
(N Christie& R Kipling); Understanding approaches to Roman provincial
art (SScott); Built environment as evidence for early industrialisation (M
Palmer); Material as style, or material as history? (SPearce); Gendered exhi-
bitionism (D OSullivan); Portable material culture in Roman Britain (N
Cooper); Museums in the movies (M Hall). 122p, b/ wplsandfigs(Leicester
ArchaeologyMono. 8, Material CultureStudyGroupOcc. Paper 1, 2000) Pb15.00
The Empire of Things: Regimes of Value and Material Culture
edited by Fred R Myers. Taken from a seminar at the School of American
Research, 1996, contributors study the ways in which things come to
acquire value and meaning, and how they are used to construct social
identity and convey cultural differences. The essays critically examine some
of the principal theoretical bases of material culture and consider the
existence of multiple, coexisting and related regimes of value. 353p, 20
b/ wfigs(School of AmericanResearch/ JamesCurrey2001) Hb45.00, Pb16.95
The Meanings of Things
edited by Ian Hodder. This collection of twenty-five papers from the
1986 World Archaeological Congress held in Southampton, address the
different roles, functions and symbolism of material culture among vari-
ous societies. In particular they explore the use of material artefacts as a
source of evidence and compares this to the use of documents. Case
studies are taken from Australia, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Crete, Malta
and other parts of Europe. 265p, b/ wfigs(OneWorldArchaeology, Routledge
1988, Pb1991, rep2001) Pb28.99, special price22.00
Craft Specialization: Operational Sequences and Beyond
edited by Sarah Milliken and Massimo Vidale. Was there a trend towards
increasing specialization as the complexity of the objects manufactured
increased? What was the role of patronage in encouraging the growth of
specialisms? These are all questions addressed in this volume of papers
originally presented at the 3rd Meeting of the EAA, Ravenna 1997. 184p,
manyillus(ArchaeopressBAR S720, 1998) Pb30.00
Studies in Material Culture Research
edited by Karlis Karklins. A series of nine essays focusing on ways of
dealing with material culture in historical contexts. The majority of au-
thors look at the identification of different metal objects and alloys, ways
of cataloguing material, how to analyse re-use, along with studies of par-
ticular object types such as cutlery and door hardware. Other papers ad-
dress electrical artefacts, smoking pipes, glass tableware and 18th century
French bottles. 258p, b/ wfigsandpls(Societyfor Historical Archaeology2000)
Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture
edited by P M Graves-Brown. This book aims to lead the reader to take
their day-to-day experience and re-examine how the things around them
shape practice, and are used to shape practice. These eight inter-disci-
plinary essays, reflect a range of approaches to materiality and the rela-
tionship between past and modern concepts of how objects came to
achieve such importance in our lives. Contributors: Paul Graves-Brown, Bruno
Latour, BethPreston, TimIngold, Michael Brian Schiffer, Emma Williams, Alan
Costall, GeorgeNash, A J Schofield. 171p(Routledge2000) Hb52.50, Pb16.99
The Archaeology of Death and Burial
The Archaeology of Death and Burial
by Mike Parker Pearson. A unique study of attitudes to
death and the afterlife in their social and everyday con-
text, taking case studies from many different periods
and places throughout the world. Parker Pearson ex-
plores the ethnoarchaeology of death, body treatment
and funerary practices, status, rank and power, places
for the dead, the human experience and politics of death.
A diverse and interesting study covering much ground and
raising important debates. 250p, b/ wfigs(Sutton 1999) Pb
Theoretical and Quantitative Approaches to the Study
of Mortuary Practice
by Feldore McHugh. A substantial volume geared towards
theoretical approaches to burial data. The author looks at the social
dimensions of mortuary evidence and the implimentation of multivariate
analysis, in particular in highlighting age, gender, social status distinctions
and differentiation, and differential ceremonial treatments of the bodies.
Much of the volume is given over to modelling artificial cemeteries and
analysing its usability. 364p, manytbs(ArchaeopressBAR S785, 1999) Pb
The Loved Bodys Corruption: Archaeological Contributions to
the Study of Human Mortality
edited by Jane Downes and Tony Pollard. Fifteen papers, several arising
from conferences held in Glasgow (1993) and Sheffield (1994) on the
archaeology of death and the supernatural. Contributors include Marga-
ret Cox, John Hunter, Michael Parker Pearson, Simon Stoddart, Bill Bevan,
and Owen Beattie, all of whom were encouraged to write subjectively
about their work, acknowledging the unique nature of human remains
within archaeological exploration. 223p(Cruithne1999) Pb16.50
Bereavement and Commemoration
by Sarah Tarlow. An innovative approach to the archaeology of death,
bereavement, mortality and memory. Although it concentrates on the early
modern and modern periods, and the case study is based on the inhabit-
ants of Orkney, this book is applicable to much wider archaeological de-
bates. Tarlow explores changing attitudes towards death and their wider
context, for example, how these changes mirror, or are caused by chang-
ing relationships between the living and the dead. 207p, 28 b/ willus
(Blackwell 1999) Hb55.00, Pb16.99
The Archaeology of Infancy and Infant Death
by Eleanor Scott. A study of infancy and infant death that is wide-ranging
and diverse in its approach. Scott looks at theoretical issues, gender,
womens power, childbirth, burial practices, infanticide and much more
besides. The social and cultural attitudes to babies, infants and young adults
within societies from the Neolithic to the Medieval period are explored,
with examples from Britain, Europe, Scandinavia, the Americas, and Asia.
136p, 37 b/ wfigsandpls(ArchaeopressBAR S819, 1999) Pb29.00
Fieldwork: Excavation
by Steve Roskams. With detailed descriptions and explanations this is the
ideal guide to all aspects of contemporary field archaeology from pre-
excavation reconnaisance techniques to site evaluation, recording strategies,
the physical evidence and the future of archaeological fieldwork. Looking
at changes in the theoretical and practical aspects of archaeology over the
past thirty years, the book will be most useful for professional
archaeologists and students to dip into and brush up on their knowledge.
310p, 36 b/ wpls, 31 b/ wfigs(CambridgeUP 2001) Hb47.50, Pb17.95
Digging Up the Past
by John Collis. A no-nonsense guide and introduction to the practical
aspects of archaeological excavation. Aimed at professionals, amateurs,
students and in fact anyone thinking about embarking on a dig, Collis
describes what is involved, why digs are important and what they seek to
achieve. Every conceivable aspect seems to be covered, including the
organisation of an excavation, recording strategies, equipment, what to
wear, Health and Safety regulations, on-site and off-site behaviour, and
how to approach and deal with skeletal remains, stone and timber buildings,
pits, ditches and banks. 183p, b/ wfigsandpls(Sutton 2001) Hb18.99
The Practical Archaeologist
by Jane McI ntosh. This book offers a practical understanding of
archaeology. Chapter one explores the question What is archaeology?
through studying the history of the discipline, the personalities and major
discoveries which have shaped it, the dating revolution and the role of
science in archaeology. McIntosh goes on to discuss landscape archaeology
and various survey methods, excavation, post-excavation processing of
finds and their analysis, and our current understanding of the past from
early man to the modern computer age and archaeology today. Fully
illustrated with many photographs and figures. 186p, manyb/ wandcol pls
andfigs(Thames& Hudson 1999) Pb12.95
Field Archaeology: An Introduction
by Peter Drewett. Drewetts guide covers every stage of archaeological
fieldwork from deciding where to excavate to publishing the final report.
100 black and white plates and numerous case studies make this an im-
portant port of call for students and the interested amateur. 216p(UCL
Press1999, RoutledgePb1999) Hb60.00, Pb16.99
Field Methods in Archaeology
by Thomas R Hester, Harry J Shafer and Kenneth L Feder. Seventh edi-
tion of a comprehensive American guide to all aspects of field research
and post-excavation analysis and interpretation, from design of research
projects to dating and computers. A well-presented, substantial resource.
436p, manyfigs, b/ wpls(Mayfield7thedn1997) Pb52.99
Critical Approaches to Fieldwork
by Gavin Lucas. A detailed look at the relationship between archaeological
practice and theoretical issues both from a historical and current
perspective. Luas studies how fieldwork practices have changed over the
last 150 years, the key stages in its development, the emergence of
specialisms, and asks why changes in practice occur, what dictates them
and why we do things in the way that we do, relating this to fieldwork,
post-excavation and publication of results. 246p, 22 b/ wfigs, tbs(Routledge
2001) Hb55.00, Pb16.99
Interpreting Stratigraphy: Site evaluation, recording procedures
and stratigraphic analysis
edited by Steve Roskams. These 31 papers, presented at the Interpreting
Stratigraphy Conferences, 1993-1997, aimed to provide an informal forum
for archaeologists to discuss the problems and potentials embodied in
stratigraphic excavation. The extremely varied papers combine broad
discussions with specific archaeological case studies and are divided into
three sections: Fieldwork organisation, site formation and site evaluation;
Recording procedures; Post-excavation analysis and communicating results.
256p, b/ willus(ArchaeopressBAR S910, 2000) Pb35.00
Principles of Archaeological Stratigraphy
by Edward Harris. Devoted entirely to archaeological stratigraphy, this
book discusses its historical development as a discipline, examining the
basic concepts, and describing the methods used for recording
stratification, constructing stratigraphic sequences and analysing
stratification and artefacts. The final chapter outlines a modern system of
stratification on site. 170p, b/ wfigs(Academic1979, 2ndedn1989) Hb59.95
A Manual of Archaeological Field Recording
by J M Hawker. A concise site manual designed for students and amateur
archaeologists embarking on field research. The clear, well written text
covers all aspects of the field recording process, from filling in context
sheets to dealing with drawing, photographing, sampling and coping with
small finds and environmental remains in the field. With step-by-step
instructions and a useful glossary of terms. 63p, 30 b/ willus(J M Hawker
1999) Pb6.99
Archaeological Site Manual
The publication of this third edition of the Museum of Londons manual
places their considerable experience within everyones reach. It covers
the methods and techniques employed by MOLAS in both recording and
excavation, from simple contexts such as deposits and cuts, to more com-
plex features such as skeleton and coffin recording. A5, looseleaf format
(MOLAS3rdedn1994, rep2002) Hb16.00
Fieldwork: Survey
Unravelling the Landscape: An Inquisitive Approach to Archaeology
edited by Mark Bowden. The recent upsurge in media interest in all things
archaeological will have fired the interest of many people who have no
formal academic or practical training in the subject. This book is aimed at
those people, and based on recent survey work by the Royal Commission,
explains the techniques and uses of archaeological survey. 208p, 125 col 7
b/ willus(Tempus1999) Pb19.99
Surveying Archaeological Sites
by Peter Leach. From plumb-bobs and plane tables to theodolites and
trigonometry. All aspects of the surveying process, including the equip-
ment used, carrying out the survey and processing the results, are dis-
cussed in a concise and informative way. 46p, b/ wfigs(Archetype1994, UCL
1998) Pb4.50
Surveying for Archaeologists
by F Bettess. This incredibly useful introduction is still available in the
new format of the revised edition. It introduces a vast range of archaeo-
logical techniques and instruments, and is written clearly enough to be
useful to both the beginner and the more experienced professional. 136p,
b/ wfigs(DurhamUniv1984, 1992, 3rdedn1998) Pb7.95
by A Bannister, S Raymond and R Baker. The seventh edition of this
standard text is fully revised and updated to reflect the changing nature
of the subject. Although not directed specifically at archaeologists, this
manual has proved popular. 502p, manyb/ wfigs(1977, Addison Wesley
Longman, 7thedn1998) Pb32.99
Surveying: Theory and Practice
by J Anderson and E Marshall. Drawing accurate topographical plans is a
major part of field archaeology and standards need to be right up to the
level of civil engineers. This is the standard text for all professionals, up-
dated to incorporate recent advances in legislation and technology. From
how to do a survey to an in-depth discussion of total station, computer
aided drafting and GIS. 1167p, figsandtbs(McGraw-Hill 1998) Hb107.99
Surface Archaeology
edited by Alan P Sullivan III. These eleven papers deal with a range of
theoretical and practical issues within surface archaeology. Explanations,
along with illustrated examples from the Americas, are given as to how
the archaeological surface record is formed, what relationships exist
between surface and subsurface deposits, what the study of surface material
can add to our knowledge of sites, and the experimental research which
has been carried out to explore this. 183p, b/ wplsandfigs(Univof New
Mexico1998) Hb47.50
Geophysical Data in Archaeology: A Guide to Good Practice
by Armin Schmidt. A basic guide to good practice in the creation,
methodology, use and storage of geophysical data for archaeologists who
increasingly use sophisticated methods for collecting and interpreting
information. 88p, 9 tbs(2ndedn OxbowBooks2001) Pb10.00
The Future of Surface Artefact Survey in Europe
edited by John L Bintliff, Martin Kuna and Natalie Venclov. Nine studies,
taken from a session at the EAA meeting held in Riga in 1996, focus on
the current application and future directions for surface survey techniques.
Case studies are taken from Greece (J Bintliff); Italy (N Terrenato); the Czech
Republic (M Kuna); England (J Schofield); France (C Raynaud); Poland (P
Barford, W Brzezinski & Z Kobylinski); plus discussions of surveying
prehistoric industrial activities (E Neustupny& N Vanclov) and the use of
GIS in the analysis of surface survey data(M Gillings). 120p, b/ wfigs(Sheffield
AP 2000) Hb40.00
Non-Destructive Techniques Applied to Landscape Archaeology
edited by Marinella Pasquinucci and Frdric Trment. A collection of
essays that covers different aspects of non-destructive geophysical
techniques used in archaeological fieldwork: remote sensing; Passive
Airborne Remote Sensing Systems; aerial archaeology; digital classification
and visualisation systems; resistivity; magnetic techniques; radar; seismic
methods; acoustic methods; high resolution georadar and geoelectrical
methods; soil phosphate survey; soil geochemistry and artefact scatters;
integrated survey/ excavation studies; combined prospecting techniques.
276, illus(Archaeologyof theMediterranean Landscape4/ OxbowBooks1999) Pb
Extracting Meaning from Ploughsoil Assemblages
edited by Riccardo Francovich and Helen Patterson. A series of essays
written by international scholars, focusing on the different methods
available for collection, recording, and interpreting surface artefacts.
Contents include: methods of collection, recording and quantification;
cultural depositional processes and post-depositional problems; dating,
quantifying and utilising ceramics; analysing incomplete distributions;
chronology. Case studies are largely taken from the Mediterranean region.
266p, illus(Archof theMed. Landscape4/ OxbowBooks1999) Pb55.00
Ground-Penetrating Radar
by Lawrence B Conyers and Dean Goodman. A comprehensive and
intelligible guide to one of the most promising methods of non-invasive
archaeological exploration! This guide is tailored towards an archaeological
community, from the technology-shy to the technology-friendly. 232p, 58
b/ wfigs(AltaMira 1997) Hb52.00, Pb16.99
Discovering Dowsing and Divining
by Peter Naylor. This short beginners guide to the art of dowsing aims to
prove that anyone can dowse with a little patience and an old coathanger.
Naylor discusses, with the aid of some very simple illustrations, the basic
principles behind divining, its more advanced techniques, its applications
and where to go for further advice. 40p, b/ willus(Shire251, 1980, 5threp
2000) Pb3.50
Air Photo Interpretation for Archaeologists
by D R Wilson. The best introduction and guide to the study and
identification of archaeological and historical sites from the air, now
reprinted. Although the text is little changed from the 1982 edition, the
book includes an additional 29 page section of colour photographs.
Prehistoric barrows, Roman villas, roads and trackways, enclosures,
gardens, pits and even pig pens are just some of the things readily observed
from above. Wilson tells us how to identify and interpret the various shapes
and patterns seen and how to record and archive them. 256p, 123 b/ wfigs,
29 col pls(Batsford1982, Tempus2000) Pb19.99
A Practical Guide to Archaeological Photography
by Carol L Howell. Practical instruction in the taking of photographs in
archaeology from understanding f-stops and shutter speeds to making
the most of conditions in the field. Excellent how-to book. 106p, many
b/ wfigs(Instituteof Archaeology, Univof California 1995) Pb20.00
Archiving Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing Data
edited by Robert Bewley, Danny Donaghue, Vince Gaffney, Martijn van
Leusen and Alicia Wise. The core of this guide consists of detailed sug-
gestions on what to record in order to describe a digital data set adequately,
how to deposit a data set with the ADS and where to look for most of the
technical literature and other information resources. Appendices provide
details of commercial data providers, and standards commonly used in
archaeology. 45p(OxbowBooks1999) Pb10.00
Photography in Archaeology and Conservation
by Peter Dorrell. A well-illustrated explanation of the techniques involved
in photography, from equipment and materials, survey and site photogra-
phy, to registration and storage, the use of ultra-violet and infra-red, and
photography for publication. A revised and updated comprehensive guide.
275p, 102 figsandillus(CambridgeUP 1989, 2ndedn1994) Pb18.95
Drawing Archeological Finds: A Handbook
by Nick Griffiths and Anne Jenner. A condensed account of the Institute
of Archaeologys summer school in artefact illustration. It includes the
essentials for setting up a drawing office and the basics of illustrative
technique are covered with special advice on the illustration of ceramic,
stone, and wooden artifacts. The book that every archaeological illustra-
tor uses. 120p, 86 figs(Archetype1990) Pb19.50
A Manual of Archaeological Field Drawing
by J M Hawker. A concise but essential, comprehensive guide to
archaeological illustration in the field, from laying out the site grid, locating
objects and structures with a theodolite or EDM, to drawing sections,
elevations and plans and archiving the drawings, with step-by-step
instructions and a section on problem-solving. Ringbound
vol, b/ wfigs(J M Hawker 1999, repRescue) 18.00
Drawing Convention Sheet
by J M Hawker. An A4 laminated sheet of drawing
conventions for use on site, designed to accompany A
Manual of Archaeological FieldDrawing(see above). 2.95
Computers in Archaeology
Archaeology and the Information Age
edited by Paul Reilly and Sebastian Rahtz. An international gathering of
contributors examines the ways in which modern technology is
revolutionising archaeological understanding, display and presentation.
416p, 50 b/ w& 23 col illus(OneWorldArchaeology21, Routledge1992) Hb
85.00, special price42.50
Contemporary Themes in Archaeological Computing
edited by David Wheatley, Graeme Earl and Sarah Poppy. These twelve
papers reflect current themes in archaeological computing, from the
development of new techniques, to working methodologies and the
potential of computing used in archaeological research. Contents:
Introduction (D Wheatley, G Earl & SPoppy); Virtual reconstruction and
the interpretative process: Avebury (G Earl & D Wheatley); Rock art and
Bubble worlds (J Gidlow); Statistical methods in archaeological site location
modelling (P E Woodman & M Woodward); An assessment of the SMR (P
Cuming); Quantifying the British Palaeolithic (RobHosfield); Maritime Fife,
Managing Fifes Underwater Heritage (D Groom& I Oxley); Field digital
data acquisition (FDA) (M Ziebart, N Holder & P Dare); Electronic
Publication in Archaeology (A-Christina Wolle); A GI S Analysis of
Hampshire Hillforts (J Mitcham); Potential of Geostatistics in the Analysis
of Fieldwalking Data (D Ebert); Proximity graphs in Archaeological spatial
analysis (D Jimnez & D Chapman). 112p, b/ wfigsandpls(Univof Southampton
Dept of Archaeology3, OxbowBooks2002) Pb24.00
Information Technology and Scholarship: Applications in the
Humanities and Social Sciences
edited by Terry Coppock. In 1996 a symposium jointly arranged by the
British Academy and the British Library sought to review the use and
impact of IT in various fields of research archaeology, history, philosophy,
linguistics, music, theatre studies, human geography, psychology, law, social
anthropology and sociology. These 17 papers deal with two main questions:
how IT has affected the scholars choice of research topic and whether it
has led to significant changes in the way certain subjects are approached.
Each paper is followed by a short commentary. 343p(OxfordUP for the
BritishAcademy1999) Pb30.00
Using Computers in History: A Practical Guide
by M J Lewis and Roger Lloyd-Jones. This easy-to-follow self-help manual
shows you how to present your data in the form of graphs or pie-charts
using the most basic spreadsheet packages. 248p, manyfigs(Routledge1996)
Hb60.00, Pb17.99
Virtual Reality in Archaeology
edited by Juan A Barcel, Maurizio Forte and Donald H Sanders. The 31
papers presented here reflect the wide range of applications of virtual
reality in archaeology, the various techniques used, and different
methodological and theoretical approaches taken. Includes contributions
on the facial reconstruction and visualisation of Egyptian mummies, a
computer simulation of Stonehenge, awalk-through of an ancient Japanese
village, virtual museums and other environments, and much more. 263p,
b/ wplsandfigs, CD (ArchaeopressBAR S843, 2000) Pb43.00
Theproceedings of theannual conferenceof theComputer Applications
and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology are published in the
Archaeopress/ BAR series of reports.
CAA 2001: Archaeological Informatics: Pushing the Envelope
edited by Gran Burenhult with Johan Arvidsson. 72 papers from the
29th CAA Conference held in Gotland in 2001, discuss recent
developments in the archaeological use of computer applications and
quantitative methods. Contributors discuss this use and application in:
GIS; virtual archaeology; osteology; internet applications and cultural
heritage management; survey, mapping, archaeometry, GPS and CAD;
database applications; workshops. Abstracts on a CD-Rom. 574p, b/ wfigs,
tbs, CD-Rom(ArchaeopressBAR 6, 2002) Pb70.00
CAA 2000: Computing Archaeology for Understanding the Past
edited by Zoran Stancic and Tatjana Veljanovski. 51 papers from the 28th
CAA Conference held in Slovenia, focus on computer applications and
quantative methods in European and American archaeology. The papers,
all in English, are divided into eight sections: Documentation and recording
of sites and field survey data; Artefact analysis and classification; National
and regional SMR; Intrasite spatial analysis; Archaeological regional spatial
analysis and predictive modelling; Future trends in spatial analyses;
Presentation of archaeological data; Public access to archaeological
heritage. 368p, b/ wfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S931, 2001) Pb50.00
Alsostill available:
CAA 99 edited by Caitlin Buck, Vicky Cummings, Cole Henley, Steve
Mills and Steve Trick. Nine papers from the 4th meeting of the U.K.
Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archae-
ology held in Cardiff in 1999. Contents: Preface (C Buck); Sigillographic
database: easier artefact analysis (E Cooper); Interactive computer imagery
and Neolithic landscapes of the Outer Hebrides (V Cummings); BCal: the
development of an interactive Internet application (G N James); An ap-
proach for integrating multisensory data: Sesklo and the Teleorman Val-
ley (SMills); Developing an archaeology soapbox and marketplace on the
WWW (L Morgado& M SimoesdeAbreu); A numismatic database with icon
and string-searching features (L Morgado& M Guedes); Electronic draw-
ing or manual drawing? Experiences from work with rock-paintings (E
JaneRead& C Chippindale); Exploring archaeometric data using projection
pursuit methodology (SWestwood& M J Baxter); Beyond significant pat-
terns towards past intentions: the location of Orcadian chambered tombs
(P E Woodman). 105p, b/ wplsandfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S844, 2000) Pb
CAA98 edited by Juan A Barcel, Ivan Briz and L Assumpci Vila. What
has been the impact of computerisation on archaeology? Papers discuss
the advent of new techniques to overcome existing problems in archaeo-
logical analysis or data archiving. 388p, b/ wfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S757,
1999) Pb50.00
CAA97 edited by Lucie Dingwall, Sally Exon, Vince Gaffney, Sue Laflin
and Martijn van Leusen. 280p, b/ wfigs, cd(ArchaeopressBAR S750 1999) Pb
CAA 96 edited by Kris Lockyear, Timothy J T Sly and Virgil Mihailescu-
Brliba. 182p, b/ wfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S845, 2000) Pb27.00
CAA95 edited by Hans Kamermans and Kelly Fennema. 2 vols, 544pwith
numillus(Univof Leiden 1996) Pb40.00
CAA94 edited by J Huggett and N Ryan. 257p(BAR S600, 1995) Pb27.00
CAA93edited by J Wilcock and K Lockyear. 266p, figs(BAR S598, 1995)
CAA 92edited by J Andresen, T Madsen and I Scollar. 469p, figs(Aarhus
UP 1993) Hb32.00
CAA 91edited by G Lock and J Moffett. 225p, figs(BAR S577, 1992) Pb
CAA 90edited by S Rahtz. 214p, figsandpls(BAR S565, 1991) Pb20.00
CAA 89edited by S Rahtz. 385p, withfigs(BAR S548, 1990) Pb29.00
CAA 88edited by S Rahtz. 550p(BAR S446, 1988) Pb29.00
Sampling and Statistics
Sampling in Archaeology
by Clive Orton. A guide to the theory and practical implementation of
statistical sampling which aims to bring professional and academic
archaeologists up to date with this important aspect of their work. Orton
presents the information from both a site and a national perspective and
evaluates the value of the data that can be retrieved from informal and
formal sampling. Well illustrated, highly readable manual. 261p, manyfigs
(CambridgeManualsin Arch, CambridgeUP 2000) Hb50.00, Pb18.95
Statistics for Archaeologists: A Common Sense Approach
by Robert D Drennan. This guidebook introduces the basic principles of
statistics, without jargon. 275p(Plenum1996) Hb41.00, Pb21.25
Bayesian Approach to Interpreting Archaeological Data
by C E Buck, W G Cavanagh and C D Litton. An important text showing
how archaeologists can analyse data more effectively through sound sta-
tistical modelling using the Bayesian framework. Assumes little previous
statistical or mathematical knowledge. 382p, b/ wfigs(Wiley1996) Hb35.00
Digging Numbers: Elementary Statistics for Archaeologists
by Mike Fletcher and Gary Lock. The primary textbook for beginners:
the most popular techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics are
explained and illustrated with reference to a data set of forty bronze spear-
heads. The reader is then told how to manipulate the data on a computer
with statistical programs. 200p, illus(OUCA 1991, 2ndedn1994) Pb12.95
Interactive Spatial Data Analysis
by Trevor Bailey and Anthony Bailey. Whilst this introduction does assume
a basic familiarity with algebra and statistical methods, it can be used as a
dip-in resource. Includes a special purpose computer package that can be
run on any typical PC with a standard colour graphics screen. 413p, 76 figs
(Longman1995) Pb36.35
Geographic Information Systems
Spatial Technology and Archaeology
by David Wheatley and Mark Gillings. At last, a general guide to GIS and
its various applications, written specifically for archaeologists. Beginning
with the basic principles, Wheatley and Gillings clearly discuss what GIS
is, what it does and how it can be applied to archaeology. Case studies are
brought in and newer techniques are reviewed along with the now standard
applications of GIS in spatial and statistical analysis, predictive modelling,
visibility and inter-visibility studies and so forth. Clear and well-written
and suitable for students through to professionals and academics. 269p,
manyb/ wfigsandpls(Routledge2002) Hb50.00, Pb17.99
Principles of Geographical Information Systems
by Peter A Burrough and Rachel A McDonnell. This new edition of the
best-selling Principlesof Geographical Information Systemsfor LandResources
Assessment has been completely revised and updated. Using real world ex-
amples it provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the theory
and practice of GIS, from hydrology to epidemology, from planning to
agriculture. 333p(OxfordUP, 2ndedn1998) Hb65.00 Pb29.99
Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction
by Tor Bernhardsen. A highly visual, intermediate level textbook with
lots of illustrations. This second edition is aimed at GIS professionals and
students alike. 496p, 250 illus(Wiley1999) Hb50.50
Geographical Information Systems: Principles, Techniques,
Applications and Management
edited by Paul A Longley, Michael Goodchild, David Maguire and David W
Rhind. The second edition of the definitive reference source in two vol-
umes with 72 chapters. For professionals in a wide range of fields, includ-
ing archaeology, that use GIS. 1296p(Wiley2ndedn1999) Hb275.00
Geographical Information Systems and Landscape Archaeology
edited by M Gillings, D Mattingly and J van Dalen. A collection of twelve
wide-ranging essays on the use of GIS in landscape archaeology featuring
case studies and the work of research projects from around the
Mediterranean. 160pwithillus(OxbowBooks1999) Hb30.00
Archaeology and Geographic Information Systems
edited by Gary Lock and Zoran Stancic. 27 papers from a conference in
Ravello, Italy, in 1993, aim to redress the balance of published GIS case
studies in favour of a European perspective. 392pwithillus(Taylor and
Francis1995) Hb78.75
Geographic Information Systems: Socioeconomic Applications
by David Martin. The second edition of an introduction to the socioeco-
nomic applications of GIS, particularly for geographers and planners deal-
ing with population based information. 210p, manyfigs, 8 col pls(Routledge
2ndedn1996) Hb65.00 Pb19.99
Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartography
by Christopher Jones. The fundamentals of GIS and computer cartogra-
phy: Co-ordinate systems, map projections, remote sensing, data storage,
spatial modelling and cartographic design. 319p, manyfigsandtbs(Longman
1997) Pb29.99
Practical Applications of GIS in Archaeology
by Konnie L Westcott and R Joe Brandon. This book focuses on the use
of GIS for predictive modelling, with contributions by scholars at the
forefront of the integration of archaeology and GIS. Seven case studies
and the application of GIS modelling are presented along with an
introduction and concluding chapter on the method and theory of these
approaches. 160p, b/ wfigsandpls, tbs(Taylor andFrancis2000) Pb24.99
Archaeological Science
Handbook of Archaeological Sciences
edited by D R Brothwell and A M Pollard. A
large reference work on the scientific studies
being carried out in archaeology with over 80 scholars contributing 59
short essays. Subjects: dating; quaternary environments; human
palaeobiology; biomolecular archaeology; biological resource exploitation;
inorganic resource exploitation; archaeological prospection; burial, decay
and archaeological conservation; statistical and computational methods.
762p(Wiley2001) Hb140.00
The Archaeologists Laboratory: The Analysis of Archaeological Data
by E B Banning. A clearly written guide to basic laboratory and analytical
techniques for archaeological data. The text discusses and explains the
many ways in which artefacts, lithics, pottery, human and faunal remains,
plant remains, soils, geomorphology, stratigraphy and radiocarbon dates
are formed, recorded and classified for analysis. With helpful diagrams
and a text that familiarises the reader with basic theories, concepts and
forms of analysis. 316p, b/ wfigs(Kluwer/ Plenum2000) Pb50.00
Posing Questions for a Scientific Archaeology
edited by Terry L Hunt, Carl P Lipo and Sarah L Sterling. The first book
in a new series aimed at providing a forum for discussions of academic
and scientific issues in contemporary archaeology through research that
combines theory, method and archaeological data. The nine essays in-
cludes a diverse range of subjects and case studies including social com-
plexity in Egypt, community structures in the Central Mississippi, a study
of wedge tools from Northern South America and the engineering and
evolution of Hawaiian fishhooks. 315p(BerginandGarvey2001) Hb62.50
Science in Archaeology: An Agenda for the Future
edited by Justine Bayley. A collection of papers presented at a conference
in London in 1997, assessing the contribution of science to archaeology.
Contributions include: Questions for Palaeolithic science and science for
Palaeolithic questions (C Gamble); Archaeological science and proto-his-
toric societies (M Millett); Questions for archaeological science, Mesolithic
to Iron Age (R Bradley); Archaeological study of medieval English human
populations (SMays); Food remains from prehistoric Britain (T Legge, S
Payne& P Rowley-Conwy). 241p, b/ wfigs(EnglishHeritage1998) Pb28.50
Archaeological Sciences 97
edited by Andrew Millard. The proceedings of a conference held at
Durham University in 1997 including 24 papers on: Technology, materials
analysis and provenance; Biochemical studies; Environmental studies;
Geoarchaeology; Chronological studies. The contributors focus on a wide
range of topics, including studies of pot sherds, proteins, organic residues,
faunal remains, mining, sea level change and astronomy, with case studies
taken from the Near East and Egypt, from Japan, Britain, Scandinavia and
other parts of Europe. 212p, b/ wfigs, 9 col figs(ArchaeopressBAR S939,
2001) Pb47.00
A Manual of Practical Laboratory and Field Techniques in
edited by Owen R Green. A comprehensive and informative handbook
to the procedures and techniques of dealing with palaeobiological
specimens, useful for those teaching the subject and those working in the
field. Divided into three sections including general information on practical
aspects and work within the laboratory, techniques used in the field and
the physical and chemical procedures for the preparation, conservation
and preservation of the material. 556p(Kluwer 2001) Hb85.00
Archaeological Chemistry
by A Mark Pollard and Mark Heron. Wide-ranging survey of the analyti-
cal techniques that can be used to establish what an artefact is made of,
where it came from and how it has changed in the ground. A good
sourcebook and companion-guide, highly recommended to any student
of scientific archaeology. 375p(Royal Societyof Chemistry1996) Pb22.50
Traces of the Past: Unravelling the Secrets of Archaeology
through Chemistry
by Joseph B Lambert. Where did Stonehenges giant bluestones come
from? Was the fall of the Roman Empire hastened by lead poisoning?
How did amber get from the Baltic to Belize? Chemistry takes on a new
lease of life in this surprisingly pacy and exciting read! 319p, 16 col pls, b/ w
figsandillus(Perseus1997, Pb1999) Pb14.99
Time and Archaeology
edited by TimMurray. This broad range of essays, by international scholars,
explores the diversity of archaeological approaches to time. Through
theoretical and empirical evidence they discuss past concepts of time and
its central role in modern archaeology. 172p, 11 figs(OneWorldArchaeology
37, Routledge1999) Hb60.00, special price30.00
Its About Time: The concept of time in archaeology
edited by Hakan Karlsson. These four essays are taken from a session at
the EAA held in Gothenburg in 1998: Time in the southern Scandinavian
Late Iron Age (T Artelius); How to write the history of the Bugakhwe in
Botswana (C Damm); Time for an archaeological time-out? (H Karlsson);
Duration, memory and the nature of the archaeological record (L C Olivier).
71p, b/ wfigsandpls(Bricoleur 2001) Pb7.99
Seriation, Stratigraphy, and Index Fossils: The Backbone of
Archaeological Dating
by Michael J OBrien and R Lee Lyman. This book re-examines two
traditional methods (seriation and the use of type-fossils) from a historical
perspective, and evaluates their usefulness for modern archaeologists.
While the examples used include Flinders Petries work on Egyptian
ceramics and John Evans seriation of British gold coins, the discussion is
American in its approach and relates particularly to the Culture-Historical
paradigm which dominated Americanist theory until the 1960s. 253p
(Kluwer/ Plenum1999) Hb40.00
A Slice Through Time
by M G L Baillie. A much needed, accessible statement of the field of
dendrochronology. This practical guide of the application, and limitations,
of tree-ring dating will be valuable to both academics and field archaeolo-
gists. Although a few years old now, this book has not been superceded.
176p, 63 illus(Routledge1995) Pb25.00
C14 and Archaeology
edited by Jacques Evin, Christine Oberlin, Jean-Pierre Daugas and Jean-
Franois Salles. Almost 80 papers, taken from the 3rd international
symposium held in Lyon in 1998, discuss various aspects of the use and
suitability of radiocarbon dating in archaeology. Papers in English and
French. 478p, b/ wfigs, tbs(Mmoiresdela SocitPrhistoriqueFranaiseXXVI,
1999) Pb35.50
Tree Ring Analysis
edited by R Wimmer and R E Vetter. Papers on biological, methodological
and environmental aspects of dendrochronology from a 1997 conference
in Pullman, Washington. Some present new and challenging thoughts, while
others address more traditional issues, focusing on lesser known species
or regions. 302p, b/ wfigs(CABI 1999) Hb60.00
Introduction to Optical Dating
by M J Aitken. A technical manual to the uses and processes of Photon-
stimulated Luminescence in the dating of sediment deposition, aimed at
those with a basic knowledge of physics as well as at those who utilise
optical dates and wish to know more. 267p, figs(OxfordUP 1998) Hb98.50
Chronometric Dating in Archaeology
edited by R E Taylor and M J Aitken. Summarises the major develop-
ments in scientific dating techniques during the last 30 years, discussing
methods as diverse as potassium-argon, surface dating using rock var-
nish, electron spin resonance, obsidian hydration, and amino acid diagen-
esis dating. 395p, b/ wfigs(Plenum1997) Hb91.50
Digital Archives
Digital Archives from Excavation and Fieldwork
by Julian Richards and Damian Robinson. A straightforward guide that
provides advice on preparing and depositing digital archives. The book
contains practical information and guidelines for depositing an archive
with the Archaeological Data Service and the principals behind archiving
archaeological data in a digital form. 68p(Archaeological Data Service/ Oxbow
Books2000) Pb10.00
Finding and Using Electronic Texts
by Elisabeth Solopova and Karen Wikander. A basic guide to where to
find and how to make the best use of texts that are stored in electronic
forms. 80p(OxbowBooksduelate2002) Pb10.00
Digitising History
edited by Sean Townsend, Cressida Chappell and Oscar Struijv. A Guide
to Creating Digital Resources from Historical Documents. 46p(Oxbow
Books1999) Pb10.00
Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts
by Alan Morrison, Michael Popham and Karen Wikander. A basic guide
to transferring texts and archiving them (books, manuscripts) into
electronic form, with lots of pointers to specialised information. 63p
(OxfordText Archive, OxbowBooks2000) Pb10.00
Creating Digital Resources for the Visual Arts
by Catherine Grout, Phil Purdy and Janine Rymer. A guide to legal issues
involved in creating and using digital picture resources, technical advice
on software and producing good quality images, standards for data
documentation, project management, storage and preservation, web design
and virtual reality. 152p(Visual ArtsDataService/ OxbowBooks2000) Pb15.00
Creating Digital Audio Resources: A Guide to Good Practice
by Nick Fells, Pauline Donachy and Catherine Owen. A basic how to for
those using audio materials in the creation of digital resources. It addresses
issues of copyright, chosing equipment, presenting and delivering audio
material, and data management. 57p(OxbowBooks2001) Pb10.00
New Reading the Landscape
by Richard Muir. Richard Muirs first ReadingtheLandscapeguide was
published in 1981. Now rewritten, this book reflects his fascination in the
relationship between archaeology and the English countryside. Woodlands,
parks, boundaries, track-ways, deserted villages and churches, farmsteads,
villages and defensive earthworks are all described and illustrated in detail
with checklists to aid identification. A fascinating handbook that will appeal
to anyone with an interest in the English countryside, full of field-tips
and information to make life easier for the amateur enthusiast. 256p, many
b/ wfigsandmaps(Universityof Exeter 2000) Hb45.00, Pb18.99
Approaches to Landscape
by Richard Muir. Muir considers approaches to landscape study,
incorporating the contributions of disciplines including landscape history
and archaeology, human geography, psychology, art history and political
science. 310p, b/ wpls(Macmillan1999) Hb47.50 Pb17.99
An Archaeology of Natural Places
by Richard Bradley. Little work has been done on investigating the meaning
and significance of natural places within the landscape, such as caves,
springs and rivers. Bradleys discussion begins with the early career of Sir
Arthur Evans and takes us on a winding journey through Scandinavia,
Britain, Iberia, Europe and the Aegean, charting the changing perceptions
of the landscape and its natural places in prehistory. His ideas and thoughts
on the subject are combined with archaeological evidence from excavated
sites, including rock art, votive offerings, special production sites and
monuments. 177p, 49 b/ wplsandfigs(Routledge2000) Hb50.00, Pb16.99
Sacred Sites, Sacred Places
edited by D L Carmichael, J Hubert, B Reeves and A Schanche. These 21
papers explore the concept of sacred, and question how we can recognise
places of special significance if these are what others call part of the
natural landscape. 300p, figsandillus(OneWorldArch23, Routledge1994, Pb
1997) Hb77.50, Pb23.99, special prices Hb 37.50, Pb 18.40
Semiotics of Landscape: Archaeology of Mind
edited by George Nash. A thought-provoking collection of essays which
take a cognitive approach to landscape, examining the phenomenology
and symbolism of landscapes and monuments. 118p, 67 figsandillus, 2 pls
(ArchaeopressBAR S661, 1997) Pb34.00
A Phenomenology of Landscape
by Christopher Tilley. This extended photographic essay about
topographic features of the prehistoric landscape integrates philosophical
approaches with anthropological studies of its significance in small-scale
societies. 221pwithfigsandillus(Berg1994) Pb14.99
Settlement and Landscape
edited by Charlotte Fabech and Jytte Ringtved. Derived from a conference
held in Aarhus, Denmark in 1998, these essays discuss a wide range of
archaeological issues centered around the study of the landscape and its
relationship to human settlement within a broad Scandinavian and
European context. Subjects include: Landscape and settlement
transformations; problem of nucleation and dispersal; Settlement and non-
agrarian production; Human-animal relationship; landscape seen as asocial
and mental construct; landscapes of power; Methods of study. 501p, b/ w
illus(JutlandArchaeological Society1999) Hb34.95
The Perception of the Environment
by Tim Ingold. Twenty-three interesting and thought-provoking essays,
most of which have been previously published and have since been updated
and expanded, search through human history for the link between the
biophysical and the socio-cultural elements of human beings. Divided
into three sections, livelihood, dwelling and skill, the papers ask how
humans relate to their environment in making aliving, how people perceive
and shape their environment and how skills develop as a part of this
process. 465p, manyb/ wfigs(Routledge2000) Hb67.50, Pb22.99
Archaeologies of Landscape: Contemporary Perspectives
edited by Wendy Ashmore and Bernard Knapp. Presenting new and diverse
perspectives on the ideational qualities of past landscapes, the contributors
draw on the wide range of literature on landscape, case studies and their
own experience and theoretical backgrounds to provide a thematic
examination of landscape archaeology. 352p, 10 b/ wpls(Blackwell 1999)
Hb60.00, Pb17.99
The Archaeology of Landscape: Studies Presented to Christopher
edited by Paul Everson and Tom Williamson. A collection of papers
presented to Christopher Taylor as a tribute to his influence over the
intellectual development of the contributors. Contents: Questions of
preservation and destruction (TomWilliamson); Moving through the
landscape (Peter Fowler); Prehistoric landscapes and quest for territorial
pattern (AndrewFleming); Saxon landscape (TonyBrown & Glenn Foard);
Dispersed settlement in England (B K Roberts& SWrathmell); Post-medieval
rural landscape (Michael Aston & JoeBettey); Gardens and deisgned
landscapes (Paul Everson & TomWilliamson); Vernacular buildings in the
landscape (SarahPearson). 198p, 29 illus(Manchester UP 1998) Hb47.50
Patterns of the Past: Essays in Landscape Archaeology for
Christopher Taylor
by Paul Pattison, David Field and Stewart Ainsworth. Essays written by
Christopher Taylors friends and former colleagues at the Royal
Commission. Contents: Archaeological Field Survey (SAinsworth, D Field
& P Pattison); Rock Carvings and Round Cairns on the Northumberland
Sandstone (R Bradley& M Matthews); Later Prehistoric Landscapes in the
Northumberland Cheviots (P Topping); A Hillfort on Ring Hill, Littlebury,
Essex (A Oswald); Ancient Water Management on Salisbury Plain (D Field);
Anglo-Saxon Barrow Cemetery in Greenwich Park (P Struth& B Eagles);
Fieldwork and the Castles of the Anglo-Scottish Borders (H Welfare, M
Bowden & K Blood); Challacombe Revisited (P Pattison); A Revelation at
Cerne Abbas (H Riley& R Wilson-North); Chalkland Settlement at Charlton,
Wilts (N Smith); Braydon: Settlement in a Parish-Edge Forest (C Lewis);
Castle Hill and the Early Medieval Development of Thetford, Norfolk (P
Everson & M Jecock); Horseheath Hall, Cambridgeshire (W Cocroft); Essex
Salt Marshes (M Brown); Post-enclosure Farmsteads on Salisbury Plain (G
Brown); Evolution and Changing Perceptions of a Moorland Landscape
(C Dunn & M Fletcher). 135p(OxbowBooks1999) Pb24.00
An Environmental History of Great Britain: From 10,000 years
ago to the present
by I G Simmons. It is no easy task to summarise developments in
environmental history from the Holocene to the present day. In this book
Simmons goes further than mere summaries and successfully marries
scientific information with socio-political history, including discussions
of changing cultures, population growth, landscapes, seas and coasts, along
with soils, vegetation, animals, and climate. Focusing on England, Scotland
and Wales, the book can either be read according to each chronological
chapter, or thematic sections within each chapter can be dipped into.
419p, b/ wfigsandpls(EdinburghUP 2001) Hb59.50, Pb19.99
Contested Natures
by Phil Macnaghten and John Urry. An exploration of the changing
significance of nature in daily life and the extent to which our environments
are inextricably related to and altered by social life. 307p, 6 b/ willus(Sage
1998) Hb55.00 Pb18.99
Landscapes from Antiquity
edited by Simon Stoddart. These twenty-four classic papers have been
selected from the journal Antiquityto represent ancient and modern
landscape approaches. Subjects include: Early studies of Fox and Curwen,
aerial photography of Bradford, Crawford and St Joseph, survey method,
integrated regional landscapes, physical, industrial, contested and
experienced landscapes. Each section is introduced with an overview and
personal perspective by Simon Stoddart, the current editor of Antiquity.
380p, b/ wfigsandplsthroughout (AntiquityPapers1, 2000) Pb17.99
Landscape: the richest historical record
edited by Della Hooke. These thirteen papers were given at a conference
held by the Society for Landscape Studies in Birmingham in 1999 and
together they offer an exciting, sometimes controversial, reassessment
of Landscape History. Contents: Mental and material landscapes in
prehistoric Britain (R Bradley); Human-environment interactions in
prehistoric landscapes (K Edwards, Y Mulder, T A Lomax, G Whittington &
K R Hirons); Characterising the landscape of Roman Britain (M Corney);
Landscapes in transition: later Roman and early medieval periods (SRippon);
Landscapes of monasticism (J Bond); Hill farming landscapes of medieval
northern England (A J L Winchester); People of wood and plain (B
K Roberts& SWrathmell); Understanding the landscape of towns
(T R Slater); Rural landscape 1500-1900 (T Williamson); Post-
medieval industrial landscapes (M Palmer); Discovery
of landscape (J Chandler); Appreciation of
landscape history (D Hooke); Personal view of
landscape history (C C Taylor). 180p, col andb/ w
illus(Societyfor LandscapeStudies2001) Pb25.00
Landscapes isa journal that aimstoprovidea richandstimulatingnewforum
for thelatest thinkingabout thehistory, archaeologyandsignificanceof cultural
landscapes. Publishedtwiceyearly, it includesarticlesandbook reviews.
Vol 1:1edited by Richard Muir. Contents: Conceptualising landscape (R
Muir); The foundation myth: Yorkshire monasteries and the landscape
agenda (N J Menuge); Medieval ornamental landscapes (C Taylor); Under-
standing enclosure (T Williamson); Landscape simulation and the open-air
museum (SMills). 99p, 7 col pls, b/ wfigs(Windgather 2000) Pb12.99
Vol 1:2 Contents: Prospects for landscape history and historical ecology
(O Rackham); Territorial boundaries in upland England A J L Winchester);
Watson-Wentworth estate in 18th-century Ireland (M Jones); Living in de-
fended spaces (M Hopkinson); Edgelands of promise (M Shoard); What land-
scape means to me (J Appleton). 104p, 7 col pls, b/ wfigsandpls(Windgather
2000) Pb12.99
Vol 2:1 Contents: Dangerous islands: fate, faith and cosmology (A Fleming);
Maritime landscapes (A J Parker); Ecology into landscape: English moor-
lands in the later mesolithic (I G Simmons); Opening-up of Scammonden,
aPennine moorland valley (G Redmonds& D Hey); Understanding Englands
historic landscapes: Aerial perspective (B Bewley); What landscape means
to me (H Welfare). 92p, 6 col pls, b/ wplsandfigs(Windgather 2001) Pb12.99
Vol 2:2Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak, 2001: Consequences for the
Rural Landscapes of Britain (R Muir); Effects on the rural communities
of Cumbria (A Winchester); Landscape and livestock (T Williamson); Pos-
sible ecological consequences (I Simmons); Conservation and recreation (R
White); Landscape in crisis? (C Potter); O.G.S. Crawford and the Develop-
ment of Landscape Studies (M Bowden); Salisbury Plain, as Revealed by
Aerial Photography (SCrutchley); Wharfedale Landscape (P Horne& D
Macleod); Cultural Landscapes in Colonial Siberia: Khanty Settlements of
the Sacred, the Living and the Dead (P D Jordan); What Landscape Means
to Me (M Sharp). c.100p, col pls, b/ wfigsandpls(Windgather 2001) Pb12.99
Journal of Wetland Archaeology 1
edited by A G Brown, Bryony Coles, S Rippon and R Van der Noort.
This new journal, the first to be dedicated purely to wetland archaeology,
is being published on behalf of the Wetland Archaeological Research
Group and Exeter Centre for Wetland Research. It includes scientific and
methodological features, geoprospection, environmental reconstruction,
wetland hydrology, cultural aspects of wetland archaeology, as well as
conservation, site management, legislation, and site protection. Contents:
Wetland archaeology (J Coles); Response of marshland communities to
the late medieval crisis (SRippon); later prehistoric use of the Clyde from
marine crannogs (R Sands& A Hale); Impact of beaver activity on stream
channels (B Coles); Mesolithic and Neolithic landscapes of Barnfield Tarn
and Eskmeal (C T Clapham, A J Wilkinson, D M Wilkinson & E Y Haworth).
112p(Journal of WetlandArchaeology1, 2002) Pb20.00
Enduring Records: The Environmental and Cultural Heritage of
edited by Barbara Purdy. These twenty-seven papers on wetland research
across the world, from America, Europe and Australasia, aim to raise the
profile of the fragile wetland environments and highlight the potential
they have for shedding light on the past. Organic materials provide an
invaluable window on the past, yet the fact that wetlands contain thousands
of years of environmental and cultural history has not risen to the
consciousness of the public, the scientific community, or governments.
320p, b/ wfigsandillus(OxbowBooks2001) Hb48.00
The Rising Tide: Archaeology and Coastal Landscapes
edited by Carenza Lewis and Alan Aberg. Papers from a joint conference
of the Nautical Archaeology Society and the Society for Landscape Studies
review various aspects of, and approaches to, archaeological research in
British coastal landscapes. Contents: A maritime landscape in East Fife
(C Martin); National Trust survey and management in the neptune zone
(P Claris); Archaeology of the Essex coast (D Buckley); Lanstone Harbour
inter-tidal archaeological project (D Fontana, P Collier & A Pearson);
Maritime Fife (I Oxley); Changing landscape and coastline of the Isle of
Scilly (J Ratcliffe& V Straker); Sea ponds, with reference to the Solent,
Hampshire (C Currie); Inter-tidal archaeology in Strangford Lough (B
Williams); Changing patterns in the use of coastal resources in Southern
Britain, Roman and medieval periods (SRippon); Archaeo-logical potential
of the Scottish inter-tidal zone (A Hale); Terrestrial and submerged
archaeological landscape on the shore of the MagnusPortus(D Tomalin);
Coastal landscapes: Cleveland experience (R Daniels); The North Sea coast
of Lower Saxony (E Strahl); 122p, illus(OxbowBooks2000) Pb25.00
Wetlands: Archaeology and Nature Conservation
edited by M Cox, V Straker and D Taylor. Papers from a conference held
in Bristol in 1994 focused on bringing together conservationists and
archaeologists working on wetlands, aiming for collaboration and an
integrated strategy. 284p, manyfigsandillus(HMSO 1995) Pb19.95
Earth Sciences
The Oxford Companion to The Earth
edited by Paul L Hancock and Brian J Skimmer. The aim of this substantial
reference work is to provide concise and intelligible answers to frequently
asked questions about the phenomena, forces and materials that have
shaped the Earth. The entries focus on subjects that have a particular
interest for mankind, such as geology, geophysics, palaeontology,
meteorology and much more, but also encompasses wider concerns about
the place of our planet in the solar system. Targeted at those with an
interest in the Earth sciences, the volume will undoubtedly prove useful
to students, teachers and anyone involved with resource issues or the
environment. 1174p, manyillusandtbs(OxfordUP 2000) Hb45.00
Earth Sciences and Archaeology
edited by Paul Goldberg, Vance T Holliday and C Reid Ferring. The aim
of this practical and accessible collection is to present a sampling of a
variety of earth science techniques and strategies that can be used to answer
problems that are of interest to both archaeologists and earth scientists.
Geomorphology, soils, sediments and microstratigraphy, petrography and
isotope pedology are all covered by an impressive line-up of contributors.
513p, >100 b/ willus, figs, tbs, maps(Kluwer Academic/ Plenum2001) Hb83.00
Evolution and Ecology: The Pace of Life
by K D Bennett. Bennett studies the relationships between palaeoecology,
ecology and palaeontology, and the processes of change that occurred
over a variety of timescales. He argues that processes visible in the
Quaternary record have a substantial contribution to make to ecological
and evolutionary thinking. 241p, 79 b/ wfigs, 11 tbs(CambridgeUP 1997)
Hb55.00, Pb19.95
Geoarchaeology: The Earth-Science Approach to Archaeological
by G Rapp and C L Hill. A detailed and wide-ranging textbook that places
geological concepts within an archaeological context, offering specific
examples that demonstrate how geological methods can be used to
interpret the human past. 274p, 63 illus(YaleUP 1998) Hb30.00, Pb15.95
Geological Methods for Archaeology
by N Herz and E Garrison. In the past, the main geological approach to
archaeology has been sedimentological. This volume ranges farther afield
to show archaeologists the many ways that geological sciences can help
solve their problems. 352p, 31 pls, 79 illus(OxfordUP 1998) Hb75.00
Strata: How William Smith drew the First Map of the Earth in
1801 and Inspired the Science of Geology
by John L Moreton. William Smith (1769-1839) was the first person to
realise the true significance of fossils in the correlation of sedimentary
strata over a great distance. This biography makes full use of letters and
documents to assess the forces that drove Smith, a canal engineer, to create
the first geological maps and recreates the air of excitement that
characterised this age of great scientific discovery at the dawn of the
Industrial Revolution. 160p, 36 b/ willus(Tempus2001) Pb9.99
The Way the Wind Blows: Climate, History and Human Action
by Roderick J McIntosh, Joseph A Tainter and Susan Keech McIntosh.
These 13 papers from a conference on Global change in history and
prehistory held in Texas in 1995, outline issues of human attitudes towards
the environment and climate, social responses, sustainability, adaptability,
environmental crises, and so forth. With examples taken from the
Americas, West Africa, China, and more broader studies, this book sets
the agenda for future thinking and research on how humans produce and
respond to climate change. 413p, b/ wfigs, tbs(ColumbiaUP 2000) Pb18.00
The Great Ice Age: climate change and life
by R C L Wilson, S A Drury and J L Chapman. This book, published in
association with the Open University, traces the evidence and possible
explanations for climate change over the last 2.6 million years. The authors
assess how these changes have affected the evolution of humanity, human
behaviour and anatomy, as well as other animals and plants. The
methodology of carrying out climatic reconstruction and the evidence
upon which it is based are clearly discussed along with informative
diagrams. 267p, b/ wplsandfigs, tbs(Routledge2000) Hb65.00, Pb20.99
Global Climates since the Last Glacial Maximum
by H E Wright Jr, J E Kutzbach, T Webb III, W F Ruddiman, F A Street-
Perrott and P J Bartlein. In discussions that encompass most of the worlds
continents and oceans, this book summarises the geological, palaecological
and oceanographic evidence for environmental and climatic changes during
the past 18,000 years. 569p, b/ wfigs(Minnesota UP 1993) Hb54.00
Environmental Disasters and Phenomena
Environmental Disaster and the Archaeology of Human Response
edited by Garth Bawden and Richard Martin Reycraft. Taken fromasession
at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in
Nashville in 1997, these papers examine and interpret the evidence for
and interactions between environmental disaster and human change in
the archaeological record. The case studies considered range from
prehistoric Greece, south Asia and Central Eurasia to El Nio in south
coastal Peru in 1400 AD. 227p, 80 figs & 7 tbs (Maxwell Museumof
Anthropology, Anthropological PapersNo. 7, Universityof NewMexico2000) Pb
World Ecological Degradation. Accumulation, Urbanization and
Deforestation 3000 BC-AD 2000
by Sing C Chew. Sing Chew focuses on the long-term relationship between
human cultures and the environment and, in particular, the overuse of
natural resources as human society expanded and became more complex
and more demanding. His case studies are largely determined by the
availability of written records that document this relationship ancient
Mesopotamia and Harappa, Bronze Age Crete and Mycenae, Classical
Greece, the Roman Empire, the Far East, the European Middle Ages and
the early and modern periods. 217p12 b/ wfigs, 4 tbs(AltaMira 2001) Hb
47.00, Pb18.95
Catastrophe and Culture: The Anthropology of Disaster
edited by Susanna Hoffman and Anthony Oluver-Smith. The study of
disaster, whether natural or man-made, and their effects is an important
field of research for anthropologists. These eleven essays taken from a
1997 conference of the School of American Research take a range of
approaches to studying the theoretical and real impact of disasters on
societies, including adaptation, symbolic expression, risk management and
increased vulnerability. Includes case studies from Kenya, Woburn in
Boston, the Exxon Valdez, natural disasters in the Andes and the Bhopal
gas disaster. 312p, 10 b/ wfigs, 2 tbs(School of American ResearchandJames
Currey2002) Hb45.00, Pb16.95
Natural Catastrophes during Bronze Age Civilisations
edited by B J Peiser, T Palmer and M E Bailey. The second Society for
I nterdisciplinary Studies Catastrophists Convention was held in
Cambridge in 1997. This book brings together papers from catastrophists
hailing from the worlds of physics, astronomy, archaeology, geology, and
anthropology. Subjects discussed include theories about how the collapse
of Bronze Age civilisation can be related to a 50-year-long earthquake
storm, and Bronze Age ritual and blood sacrifice as a response to living in
catastrophic times. 252p, figs(ArchaeopressBAR S728, 1998) Pb36.00
edited by S Stiros and R E Jones. The papers in this volume, which have
sprung from collaboration between archaeologists and seismologists,
investigate the social, historical and physical effects of ancient earthquakes.
268p, illusandpls(FitchOccPaper 7/ BSA 1996) Hb35.00
Vulcans Fury: Volcanic Eruptions in History
by Alwyn Scarth. Scarth describes the devastation of fifteen of the most
remarkable eruptions in history, and the different ways people have reacted
to them. From Vesuvius in AD 79 to Etna in 1669, to Mount St Helens in
1980, Scarth reconstructs the events leading up to and following these
great environmental disasters, interpreting eye-witness accounts that bring
their own vividness to the unfolding dramas, and telling how each
threatened population handled, or mishandled, the crisis. 299p, b/ w& col
pls(YaleUP 1999) Hb19.95
Santorini Volcano
by T H Druitt, L Edwards, R M Mellors, D M Pyle, R S J Sparks, M
Lanphere, M Davies and B Barriero. The most famous eruption of the
Santorini volcano took place in the 17th century BC, though dormant
now since 1950, it remains the focus of close scrutiny by research groups
from Cambridge, Bristol and Blaise Pascal Universities. This book is
definitely one for the specialist with detailed data and analysis of the
archaeology, geochemistry, geochronology, petrology and with the latest
ideas on tectonic and magnetic evolution. 165p, b/ wfigs, tbs(Geological Society
Memoir 19, Geological Society1999) Hb70.00
Environmental Archaeology
Environmental Archaeology: Principles and Practice
by DenaF Dincauze. An authoritative and seemingly comprehensive guide
to the use of scientific techniques and methods in the study and
reconstruction of past environments. Dincauze advocates the integration
of methods from different disciplines, something that requires an
understanding of the applications of these techniques and their suitability
for achieving certain archaeological goals, an aspect well covered in this
book. Her study includes methods of determining chronological sequences
and absolute dates, climatic reconstruction, geomorphology, soil science,
reconstructing landforms and waters, vegetation and fauna, and much
more besides. With informative diagrams and an extensive glossary and
references. 587p, b/ wfigs, tbs(CambridgeUP 2000) Hb70.00, Pb25.95
Environmental Archaeology: Principles and Methods
by John Evans and Terry OConnor. A concise explanation of the
techniques used in the analysis of past environments, the authors consider
the theory and method of reconstructing ancient ecosystems and assessing
human interaction with them. 242p, b/ wfigs(Sutton1999) Hb40.00, Pb
Environmental Archaeology: Meaning and Purpose
edited by Umberto Albarella. Many of the 24 papers in this volume come
from the 1998 TAG conference held in Birmingham and, as a collection
of studies, are representative of the main topics within environmental
studies. Thirteen papers reflect on the study of the discipline and
theoretical issues, the rest focus on particular case studies including Anglo-
Saxon England, Neolithic Scandinavia, Classical Greece, Late Antique
Egypt and Pre-Columbian Venezuela. Includes a useful conclusion by
Graeme Barker on the major themes of the symposium and a discussion
of What next?. 324p, b/ wfigs(Kluwer 2001) Hb85.00
The Archaeology of Drylands: Living at the Margin
edited by Graeme Barker and David Gilbertson. Eighteen papers from
the World Archaeological Congress held in Cape Town in January 1999.
The papers examine the fragility or resilience of settlement in drylands by
analysing their abundant ancient remains. The contributors examine
climate, intensive and subsistence agriculture, land degradation and
irrigation etc in the deserts and drylands of the Near East, Southwestern
and Central Asia, Northern, eastern and Southern Africa, North and South
America and Switzeland and the Rhne Valley. Illustrated throughout.
372p, b/ wfigs(OneWorldArch. 39, Routledge2000) Hb80.00
Reconstructing Quaternary Environments
by J Lowe and M J C Walker. A revised and updated edition of this study
which assesses the diverse forms of evidence ranging from landforms to
fossil remains. 389p(Longman1984, 2ndedn1997) Pb30.99
Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology
edited by E J Reitz, L A Newsom and S J Scudder. Eighteen case studies
examine the more theoretical aspects of environmental archaeology, largely
from an American perspective, although the questions they tackle are more
widespread, for example, how to read a shell midden deposit and reading
social organisation from food consumption patterns. 420p, illus(Plenum
1996) Hb66.75, Pb30.00
Alluvial Geoarchaeology: Floodplain Archaeology and
Environmental Change
by A G Brown. A clear introduction to the physical and biological aspects
of alluvial environments, discussing aspects of preservation,
transportation, burial, environment and subsistence. 400p, 40 pls, 127 figs
(CambridgeUP 1997) Hb65.00, Pb23.95
Sediments in Archaeological Contexts
edited by Julie K Stein and William R Farrand. This book discusses
methods for investigating the sedimentary contexts in which artefacts are
found, and the potential it has to answer archaeological questions. Each
chapter considers sediments in a specific context (rockshelters and caves,
dryland alluvial environments, humid alluvial environments, shoreline and
wetland settings) with a mixture of Old and New World case studies.
304p, 59 b/ wpls(UtahUP 2001) Hb39.93, Pb19.95
River Basin Sediment Systems: Archives of Environmental Change
by D Maddy, M G Macklin and J C Woodward. This book considers
evidence from a wide range of disciplines, including geomorphology,
geophysics, archaeology, palaeoecology, engineering and planning, in
assessing recent research activity concerned with the relationship between
river behaviour and environmental change. Subjects include: fluvial
archives of environmental change; tectonic instability; evidence for late
Neogene and Quaternary surface uplift; Pleistocene and Holocene river
behaviour; the human impact. 530p(Balkema 2001) Hb75.00
Basic Palaeontology
by Michael Benton and David Harper. A good, well-illustrated textbook
dealing with all aspects of palaeontology, from microfossils to plants and
vertebrates, with a strong focus on a statistical and quantitative approach.
342p, b/ wfigs(Longman1997) Pb26.99
Vertebrate Palaeontology
by M J Benton. Sea squirts, jawless fishes, and flightless birds Michael
Benton provides the low-down on beasts, weird and wonderful, that
roamed the earth thousands of years ago. Rather geological in its approach,
but a good introduction to vertebrate evolution. 452p, b/ wfigs(2ndedn
Blackwell 2000) Pb27.50
Bones and the Man: Studies in Honour of Don Brothwell
edited by Keith Dobney and Terry OConnor. A volume of papers
presented in honour of the eminent archaeologist and palaeopathologist
Don Brothwell, many of the which were presented at an international
conference held in York in 1999. Contents: Introduction (K Dobney& T
OConnor); A fossil history (C Stringer); Palaeopathology in the 21st century
(D Ortner); Dental anthropology 30 years on (SHillson); Myopia and
nutritionally-inhibited cranio-facial growth (M Skinner); Food remains from
the colon of the Tyrolean Ice Man (T Holden); Brain pseudomorphs (S
OConnor); How and why biometry is still important in zooarchaeology
(UmbertoAlbarella); Animals as food for the soul (R Lauwerier); Horse burials
in King Philips Tomb at the great tumulus of Aigai, Greece (T Antikas, L
Wynn-Antikas, & T Alifakietis); Archaeozoological approaches to the study
of behavioural change (A Grant); How archaeozoologists can make a
greater contribution to British Iron Age and Romano-British archaeology
(M Maltby); Quest for the oldest commensal rodent (A Ervynck); Bones
and the man: afterthoughts (G Barker). 120p, 57 b/ wfigsandpls(Oxbow
Books2002) Pb30.00
Extinctions in Near Time: Causes, Contexts and Consequences
edited by Ross D E MacPhee and Hans-Dieter Sues. This book examines
an important and growing issue among ecologists, conservation biologists
and archaeologists, namely the recent extinction of species, and particularly
the loses thought to have been caused by humans in over the past 40,000
years when Homo Sapiens spread worldwide. 394p(Kluwer/ Plenum1999)
Marshs Dinosaurs: The Collections from Como Bluff
by John H Ostrom and John S McIntosh with a new foreword by Peter
Dodson. MarshsDinosaur describes the discovery and analysis of one of
the largest assemblages of dinosaur and Jurassic mammal fossils. Since
the first publication in 1966, further excavation has taken place at Como
Bluff, Wyoming, which has produced new discoveries that hint at what
still may be buried there. This detailed history of the excitements and
disappointments of the long excavation campaign during the second half
of the 19th century includes many extracts from letters, contemporary
sketches and reproductions of most of the original lithographs. 388p, b/
wfigs, 65 b/ wpls(1966, newedn YaleUP 1999) Hb65.00
Travels with the Fossil Hunters
edited by Peter J Whybrow. A richly illustrated guide to the world through
the eyes of a fossil hunter. Aimed at the amateur and professional alike,
palaeontologists present their personal experiences of the pleasures and
perils of the hunt, including being shot at, attacked by driver ants or being
served yak-butter tea. The book takes us across Europe, to the Sahara, to
Tibet and the east and to the Antarctic. Foreword by David Attenborough.
212p, col pls(CambridgeUP 2000) Hb20.00
Plants in Archaeology
by Rowena Gale and David Cutler. An Identification manual of
vegetative plant materials used in Europe and the southern
Mediterranean to c.1500. This large volume includes detailed
anatomical descriptions of more than 160 species of plants and
trees that have either been identified in archaeological remains
or those that are known to have been used in the past. Described
as aworking manual, the book is aimed at botanists, archaeologists,
conservators and students researching related topics. The authors
discuss the uses and properties of wood, stems, roots, leaves and
fibres in creating objects of art, ceremonial items, their use as fuel,
for transport, hunting and in the manufacture of weapons.
References to source material and examples of alternative and archaic
names are included in this important reference work. 512p, b/ wpls, tbs
(WestburyandRoyal BotanicGardens, Kew2000) Hb75.00
Plants for Food and Medicine
edited by H D V Prendergast, N L Etkin, D R Harris and P J Houghton.
Thirty papers are taken fromfour symposiaheld at aconference in London,
1996, on the subject of Plantsfor FoodandMedicine. Papers are divided into
subjects on: Food, medicine and health; Cross-cultural plant exchange;
Botany. 438p, b/ willus(Royal BotanicGardens, Kew1998) Pb24.00
Woods of the Sahara and the Sahel
by Katharine Neumann, Werner Schoch, Pierre Dtienne and Fritz Hans
Schweingruber. A trilingual, German, English and French, examination
of the anatomical structure of 168 woody species of the Sahara and the
Sahel, areas of the world which are often overlooked due to their remote
and marginal position in world trade. The character and keys of each species
are described in detail and illustrated to aid identification. Includes a CD-
Rom containing a DELTA database. 465p, manyb/ willus(Haupt 2001) Hb
Tropical Archaeobotany: Applications and New Developments
edited by Jon G Hather. A substantial reference work on plant remains
from the Tropics, covering the examination, identification and
interpretation of plant remains in tropical archaeology. 270pwithfigsand
illus(OneWorldArchaeology22, Routledge1994) Hb84.00, special price
Phytoliths: Applications in Earth Science and Human History
edited by Jean Dominique Meunier and Fabrice Colin. Phytoliths are fossil
micrometric minerals precipitated in plant tissues which, along with other
environmental evidence, can be significant in reconstructing the
environment of a given site or region. These 30 papers, by a range of
specialists, discuss and review how phytoliths are used to investigate issues
in paleoclimatology, paleoecology, archaeology, soil science and food
science. They discuss developments in recent research as well as individual
case studies. One for the specialist! 378p, b/ wplsandfigs(Balkema 2001)
Phytolith Analysis Applied to Pleistocene-Holocene
Archaeological Sites in the Australian Arid Zone
by D Bowdery. Explores the potential for phytolith analysis using data
collected through the isolation of plant microfossils extracted from
archaeological sediment from three arid zone sites. 216p, b/ wpls, tbs(BAR
S695, 1998) Pb40.00
Identification of Vegetable Fibres
by Dorothy Catling and John Grayson. The microscopical characteristics
of ten of the most widely used commercial fibres illustrated by
photomicrographs and line drawings. 89p, b/ wpls(Archetype1982, rep1998)
Archaeological Parenchyma
by J G Hather. The term Parenchyma refers to relatively undifferentiated
tissue that occurs in many different plant organs such as fruits, roots and
tubers, stems and wood. The analysis of these tissues can be relevant in
archaeology for assessing past subsistence practices and providing
indicators for the origin and dispersal of particular plant species. This
detailed study provides a description of the morphological and anatomical
characteristics used in the identification of vegetative parenchyma organs
using examples from around the world. Includes a useful glossary. 100p,
215 b/ wfigsandpls(Archetype2000) Pb29.50
Food and Nutrition
Prehistoric Cooking
by Jacqui Wood. Archaeological evidence, along with Jacqui Woods
experimental work at her research centre in Cornwall, combine to make
interesting reading. After a short chronological background history from
hunter-gathering to the Iron Age, she begins her tour of the culinary
delights of our ancestors; the wild and cultivated resources available to
them, different methods of cooking and preparing food and the impact
of these on ancient diet and lifestyle. Subjects include bread, dairy products,
meat, fish, vegetables, pulses, wine, beer, tea, and puddings, with various
recipes interspersed throughout. 191p, 53 b/ wplsandfigs, 27 col pls(Tempus
2001) Pb15.99
The Prehistory of Food
edited by C Gosden and J G Hather. Aims to set subsistence in its social
context, examining what the production and consumption of food can
tell us about cultural issues. Using an interdisciplinary approach combining
archaeological, genetic, botanical and linguistic evidence, the contributors
examine the interaction of food, biology and ecology and its impact on all
areas of life. 496p(OneWorldArchaeology32, Routledge1999) Hb97.50,
special price47.50
Food and Status Quest: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
by Polly Wiessner and Wulf Schiefenhvel. The use of food to negotiate
status is found in all human societies. This book brings together contribu-
tions from different disciplines to investigate behaviour with biological
roots from ethnological and anthropological perspectives. 294p, b/ wfigs
(Berghahn1996Pb1998) Hb36.00, Pb16.50
Consuming Passions and Patterns of Consumption
edited by Preston Miracle and Nicky Milner. This volume outlines the
importance of considering social contexts of food consumption in
interpretations of past and present human societies, giving a new twist to
the old adage You are what you eat. These papers explore and develop
ways of using food to write social history from the palaeolithic to the
present; they move beyond taphonomic and economic properties of
subsistence resources to examine the social background and cultural
contexts of food preparation and consumption. Essential reading for all
archaeologists, anthropologists and social historians interested in the
prehistory and history of food consumption. 142p, 48 figs, 16 tbs(McDonald
Instituteof ArchaeologyMonographs2002) Hb20.00
Biogeochemical Approaches to Palaeodietary Analysis
edited by Stanley H Ambrosa and M Anne Katzenberg. This book
represents the work of 24 international scholars, stemming from very
different research backgrounds, taken from the Fourth Advanced Seminar
on Palaeodiet held in Alberta in 1994. Aimed at improving and expanding
techniques for studying past diet through bone chemistry they evaluate
new research and its applications, assess existing methods and techniques,
suggest improvements, applications for new methods and outline priorities
and problem areas for the future. 269p, b/ wfigs, tbs(Kluwer 2000) Hb60.50
Palaeodiet in the Aegean
edited by Sarah J Vaughan and William D E Coulson. Essays from aWeiner
Laboratory symposium include: Skeletal evidence for nutrition in
Mesolithic and Neolithic Greece: Franchthi Cave (D C Hooke); Influences
of religion, social structure and ethnicity on diet: Frankish Corinth (J Lev-
Tov); Anthropology of food and drink consumption and Aegean
archaeology (Y Hamilakis); Dark Age subsistence at the Kastro Site, east
Crete (L Synder & W Klippel); Palaeodiet in the Aegean region: legume
toxicity and related pathologies (J Hansen); Using phytoliths to identify
plant remains from archaeological sites (L Tyree); Organic residue,
petrographic and typological analyses of late Minoan lamps and conical
cups from Mochlos in east Crete (R Evershed, SVaughan, SDudd& J Soles).
122p(OxbowMonograph96, 1999) Pb20.00
Dangerous Tastes. The Story of Spices
by Andrew Dalby. A detailed history of spices that travels the world from
Africa, the Pacific islands and the Americas to Asia and the Far East. The
origins of various spices, their discovery and early use, and their trade are
all discussed. 184p, 8 col & 48 b/ willus(BMP 2000, Pb2002) Pb9.99
Agriculture and Domestication
Origins of Agriculture
edited by C Wesley Cowan and P J Watson. The eight case studies in this
book provide a synthesis of knowledge about the origins of agriculture
in East Asia, the Near East, Africa, Europe, and North America. They
present primary data relating to plant cultivation and discuss the history
of investigation of plant domestication, the current archaeobotanical
record, the important sites in the region cited, and current models of the
domestication process. 224pwithtext-figs(Smithsonian Institution 1992, Pb
1994) Pb15.50
Transitions to Agriculture in Prehistory
edited by Anne Birgitte Gebauer and
T Douglas Price. Papers from two
symposia held at the 1991 Society of
American Archaeologists meeting in New
Orleans. 192p, 44 figs(Monographsin World
Archaeology4, 1991) Pb26.50
The Origins of Agriculture in Europe
by I J Thorpe. Many theories exist about the transition
to agriculture in the latest Mesolithic and earliest Neolithic of North West
Europe; some believe that continuity with earlier populations was
maintained, others argue radical change; some that the transition was a
result of necessity, others choice. This important book brings together all
the research and thoroughly examines the conflicting theories surrounding
the development of agriculture and the impact on the economies and
culture of attendant communities as it spread from the Near East through
Europe. 224p, 34 figs(Routledge1996) Hb62.50, Pb18.99
The Birth of the Gods and the Origins of Agriculture
by Jacques Cauvin. Originally published as Naissancesdesdivinits, naissance
delagriculture, this book, now in English, forms a synthesis of Jacques
Cauvins work and ideas on the Neolithic in the Near East. Challenging
traditional views of the Neolithic Revolution, he assesses the evidence
for the nature and causes of the shift from hunter-gathering to societies
based on agriculture. 259p, 8 b/ wpls, 70 b/ wfigs(CambridgeUP 2000) Hb
The Living Fields
by Jack Harlan. This is a great book, written in a beautifully accessible way
by a leading plant geneticist fascinated by the process of domestication.
Harlan discusses the domestication process and the limits of archaeology
in detecting it, region by region from the Near East, to Africa, to the Far
East and the Americas. 270pwithillus(CambridgeUP 1995, Pb1998) Hb
37.50, Pb13.95
Domestication of Plants in the Old World
by Daniel Zohary and Maria Hopf. This archaeobotanical study of The
origin and spread of cultivated plants in West Asia, Europe, and the Nile
Valley has been updated to integrate the most recent archaeo-botanical
evidence in the field since 1993. The book also includes chapters on pulses,
oil and fibre crops, condiments, and plant remains. 316p, 45 b/ wfigs, 25
maps(OxfordUP 1988, 3rdedn 2000) Hb45.00, Pb24.95
Exploitation of Plant Resources in Ancient Africa
edited by Marijke van der Veen. This volume brings together a wide range
of inter-disciplinary papers collating archaeobotanical evidence of the
past five to ten years. New evidence is presented, citing a number of case
studies, methods of analysing and distinguishing wild and domesticated
species are discussed, and ethnographic evidence is cited from Nigeria,
Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Uganda, Egypt and Sudan. The wider significance
of agricultural change in terms of food production and supply are
explored, as well as the social and symbolic role of food in ancient societies.
283p, b/ wfigsandpls(Kluwer/ Plenum1999) Hb68.50
by Cheryl Claassen. This book contains everything students and
professional archaeologists could possibly want to know about the
practicalities of shell analysis in archaeology, as well as the biology of
freshwater and marine molluscs. Claassen discusses the potential of this
class of evidence in revealing surprising things about seasonal patterns
of life, the woods around a long-forgotten burial mound and the swirling
patterns of life which circled around the humblest of creatures the
snail. 292p, 38 illus(CambridgeManualsin Archaeology, CambridgeUP 1998)
Hb60.00, Pb20.95
Shells in Aegean Prehistory
by Lilian Karali. Molluscs are critical environmental indicators on climate
change, ecology and morphology of the marine environment. They are
especially important in Greece where little analytical work hsa been done
until fairly recently. Karali discusses methods of collecting study samples,
their analysis, their use in archaeological dating, and the information they
can provide on food procurement strategies, trade and distribution
processes. 138p, b/ wfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S761, 1999) Pb22.00
Deciphering a Shell Midden
edited by Julie E Stein. An intriguing title for what is quite a complex
topic, for shell middens are often the product of a mixture of cultural and
non-cultural events. These papers present some of the research with
reference to a North West Coast Pacific site with the beguiling name of
British Camp. 386pwithillus(AcademicPress1992) Hb81.95
The Archaeology of Animals
by Simon Davis. This classic textbook is still a valid read. The first section
of the book describes how zooarchaeologists go about studying faunal
remains, the nature of these remains, and some of the information they
provide. The second discusses the relationship between humans and
animals from earliest Africa to post-Medieval Britain. 224pwithb/ willus
(Batsford1987, Routledgerep1995) Pb23.99
A Natural History of Domesticated Mammals
by Juliet Clutton-Brock. A new edition of Clutton-Brocks study of the
origin of domestication, and its spread, both biologically and culturally,
across the world. An excellent, thorough treatment of the history of
domestication NewScientist on the first edition. 232p, 112 illus, 163 figs,
71 b/ wand22 col pls(CambridgeUP 2ndedn1999) Hb70.00, Pb24.95
by Elizabeth J Reitz and Elizabeth A Wing. An
invaluable undergraduate textbook which, unlike most
of its predecessors, covers both vertebrate and
invertebrate classes worldwide, with examples ranging
from the Pleistocene to the 19th century. 455p, b/ wfigs,
tbs(CambridgeManualsin Archaeology, CambridgeUP 1999) Hb75.00, Pb
Vertebrate Taphonomy
by R Lee Lyman. Taphonomy is the science of the laws of embedding or
burial, and the study of the transition of organics from the biosphere into
the lithosphere or geological record. This is an encyclopaedic reference
demonstrating the wide range of analytical techniques used to solve
particular zooarchaeological problems. 524pwithillus(CambridgeManuals
in Archaeology, CambridgeUP 1994, 2ndedn Blackwell 2000) Pb29.95
The Holocene History of the European Vertebrate Fauna
edited by Norbert Benecke. 29 interdisciplinary papers delivered at a
conference of the same title held at the Natural History Museum in Berlin
in 1998. Subjects include: faunal changes at the Pleistocene/ Holocene
transition; the formation and evolution of Holocene fauna in different
regions of Europe; methodological problems. 432p, 163 illus, 72 tbs
(Archologiein Eurasien 6, VML 1999) Hb46.00
Animal Bones, Human Societies
edited by Peter Rowley-Conwy. Twenty specialists demonstrate what animal
remains can reveal past human behaviour. The papers range across the
world from the Arctic to subtropical deserts, and through time from the
Australopithecines to the Earl of Huntingdon. The authors make use of
animals weighing from only 100 grams (small rodents) to 100 tons
(bowhead whales) and demonstrate how interesting and important
archaeological questions can be answered. 198pwithfigs(OxbowBooks2000)
Spatial Patterning among Animal Bones in Settlement Archaeology
by Bob Wilson. A review and analysis of the state of animal bone research.
The concern is to differentiate between settlement areas and activities,
such as refuse, butchering and ritual, and the ways in which bone deposits
change over time. 106p, 29 figs(ArchaeopressBAR 251, 1996) Pb26.00
Fossil Horses
by Bruce J MacFadden . The family equidaehas an extensive fossil record
spanning the last 58 million years, and the evolution of the horse has
frequently been cited as a classic example of long-term evolution.
MacFadden looks at the latest finds to update this picture. 384pwith171
figsandillus(CambridgeUP 1992, Pb1994) Hb65.00, Pb23.95
Zooarchaeology of the Pleistocene/ Holocene Boundary
edited by Jonathan C Driver. The approach of these papers is to evaluate
the rapid environmental changes across the Pleistocene/ Holocene
boundary through its impact on human subsistence patterns. These
patterns vary enormously in different regional areas and, in response to
this, papers are drawn from Spain, Russia, Western Europe, the Levant,
Mesopotamia, the Americas and Canada. 83p, b/ wfigs(BAR S800, 1999)
Crafting Bones: Skeletal Technologies through Time and Space
edited by Alice M Choyke and Lszl Bartosiewicz. 36 papers by
archaeologists and archaeozoologists, from the 2nd meeting of the (ICAZ)
worked Bone Research Group held in Budapest in 1999, report on material
fromNorth and Central America, Europe and South West Asia. The papers
are divided into six thematic sections (general theory, raw material
exploitation, manufacturing technology, function, social context and special
assemblages) and include reports on bone materials, objects and tools
that date from the Neolithic to the Viking and medieval periods. 401p,
manyb/ wfigs, tbs(ArchaeopressBAR S937, 2001) Pb45.00
Human Osteology
The Archaeology of Human Bones
by Simon Mays. Textbook giving a thorough, and readable account of the
scientific analysis of human skeletal remains and its application in tackling
archaeological issues. Includes introductions to the anatomy, structure
and development of bones and teeth and to the demographic analysis of
ancient populations, normal skeletal variation, disease and injury, the
chemical analysis of bone, the study of ancient DNA and cremated
remains. 242p, 147 figs, 22 tbs(Routledge/ EnglishHeritage1998) Hb73.50,
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Environmental Archaeology 1: The Archaeology of Fodder
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1995 meeting of the Association of Environmental Archaeology in
Sheffield on livestock feeding from prehistory through to the 19th cen-
tury. 126p(AEA/ Oxbow1998) Pb
Environmental Archaeology 2
edited by M Charles, P Halstead and G Jones. Nine articles on a variety of
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Environmental Archaeology 4
edited by Glynis Jones. Ten papers from the 1999 conference: A Tooth
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Pigs (A Ervynck andK Dobney); Coleoptera from Late Medieval Smoke-
Blackened Thatch (D Smith, J Letts& A Cox); Criteria to Distinguish
Capsule Fragments of Flax/ Linseed from Wild Radish (W Smith); Potential
of Dental Microwear Analysis for Exploring Pig Diet and Management (J
Ward& IngridL Mainland); New Data on Early Medieval Flax Cultivation:
Northern Poland (M Latalowa & W Raczkowski); Hydrological Monitoring
of an Alluviated Landscape in Cambridgeshire (C French, M Davis& J
Heathcote); Charting the Emergence of Cereal and Pulse Domestication in
South-west Asia (A Garrard); Evidence for 17th and 18th Century Cattle
Improvements in Bedford (E Hutchins& SSteadman); Probable Fibres
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(AEA/ OxbowBooks1999) Pb
Environmental Archaeology 5
edited by Glynis Jones. The volume for 2000 contains the following papers:
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(H Bocherens, M Mashkour & D Billiou); Tephrochronology, environmental
change and the Norse settlement of Iceland (A J Dugmore, A J Newton, G
Larsen& G T Cook); Biological remains from a late Roman farm (P Murphy,
U Albarella, M Germany& A Locker); Carbonised cereal from sites in
Western Norway (E C Soltvedt); 14C dating and the reconstruction of Salts
(M VanStrydonck, A Ervynck, C Baeteman& A Lentacker); Sediments, pollen,
plant macro-fossils and insects from a Bronze Age channel fill (D N Smith,
R Roseff & SButler); Wood and plant-use in 17th century Iceland (C Zutter);
Consumption of horseflesh at Dudley Castle (R Thomas& M Locock);
Origins of metallurgy in the Central Balkans (H J Greenfield); Enamel
ultrastructure of cattle from the Quaternary Period in India (V Sathe);
Saxon Emmer Wheat from the Upper and Middle Thames Valley (R Pelling
& M Robinson); Introduction of the rabbit to the Low Countries (RCGM
Lauwerier & JT Zeiler). 144p, b/ wfigs(AEA/ OxbowBooks2000) Pb
Environmental Archaeology 6
edited by Glynis Jones. Contents: Sediments, pollen, plant macro-fossils
and insects from a Bronze Age fill at Yoxall Bridge, Staffs (D N Smith, R
Roseff & SButler); Medieval and post-medieval butchered dogs from
Carrickfergus (E M Murphy); Prehistoric landscapes and settlement
geography along the Wadi Hasa, West-Central Jordan (J Schuldenrein & G
A Clark); Environmental aspects and palynological signals in the fairy-
circles - South West Norway (L Prosch-Danielsen); New aspects of
archaeobotanical research in central European Neolithic lake dwelling sites
(SHosch& SJacomet); Significance of animals to the early Medieval Frisians
in the northern and coastal area of the Netherlands (W Prummel); Short
contributions: Wishful thinking and the introduction of the rabbit to the
Low Countries (R C G M Lauwerier & J T Zeiler); Roman well at Piddington,
Northamptonshire: coleopterous fauna (T Simpson); Experimental SEM
determination of game mammalian bloodstains on stone tools (P Hortol).
112p(AEA/ OxbowBooks2001) Pb
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Environmental Archaeology
Human Osteology: In Archaeology and Forensic Science
by Margaret Cox and Simon Mays. Intended as an advanced textbook,
this comprehensive and clearly presented volume is divided into six
sections: juvenile, health, growth and development; palaeodemography;
disease in the past; human variation; assaults on the skeleton; microscopic,
biochemical and analytical approaches. The 29 chapters, each written by a
specialist in their field, provide an authoritative overview of the current
status of human osteology and illustrate the theoretical and scientific
potential of the subject whilst also urging the importance of further
methodological research. 522p, b/ willus(GreenwichMedical Media 2000) Hb
Human Osteology: A Laboratory and Field Manual
by William M Bass. This classic human bone identification manual gives a
basic anatomy of the bones, major anatomical landmarks, criteria for
determining right or left side of paired bones, basic anthropometric
measurements, and indices and comparative data. Spiral bound. 327pwith
190 figsand54 tbs(Missouri Archaeological Society1971, 3rdedn1992) Pb16.95
Human Skeletal Remains: Excavation, Analysis, Interpretation
by Douglas Ubelaker. Ubelakers awareness of inadequacies in the
excavation preservation of osteological remains spurred him to produce
this manual which would enhance the appreciation of all kinds of human
remains and outline the procedures for excavating, processing, and
analysing them. 172p, 164 b/ wfigs, 31 tbs(Taraxacum2ndedn 1996) Hb
Human Osteology
by Tim D White and Pieter A Foelkens. A practical and comprehensive
guide to the identification and analysis of human bones. 455pwithmany
illus(AcademicPress1991, 2ndedn 1999) Hb49.95
The Archaeology of Disease
by Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester. This book offers
a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma by combining
results of scientific research with information gathered from
documents, from other areas of archaeology, and from art
and ethnography. The authors provide a context of clinical
knowledge about specific ailments and accidents by
considering ancient demography, basic bone biology,
funerary practise, and prehistoric medicine. 243p, manyb/ w
pls(Sutton 2ndedn 1995, Pb1997, rep2001) Hb25.00, Pb
Bodies of Evidence
edited by Anne L Grauer. Subtitled Reconstructing history through skel-
etal analysis, the fourteen papers in this volume address the practical and
scientific issues involved in studying cemetery remains in North America.
247pwithtext-figsandillus(Wiley1995) Hb122.00, Pb51.95
Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behaviour from the Human Skeleton
by Clark Spencer Larsen. Larson examines current thinking on the
detection of disease, physiological stress, injury and violent death, physical
activity, diet and the demographic history of populations. 458p, b/ wfigs
(CambridgeUP 1997) Pb27.95
Dental Anthropology
by Simon Hillson. Theauthoritative guide to all aspects of human dental
anthropology including the excavation, cleaning and recording of dental
remains, methods for studying variation in tooth morphology and dental
disease and the estimation of age-at-death. 373p, figs(CambridgeManualsin
Archaeology, CambridgeUP 1996) Hb65.00, Pb22.95
Current and Recent Research in Osteoarchaeology 1
edited by S Anderson and K Boyle. The proceedings of the third meeting
of the Osteoarchaeological Research Group held in November 1998.
Contents include: Ibex exploitation at Lazaret Cave, Nice (K Boyle);
Taphonomy of human remains from Christchurch, Spitalfields (M Baxter);
Archaeological work on human remains (SMays); A probable case of
multiple myeloma from the medieval lay cemetery at Abingdon (J Wakely);
Human remains from Kintbury, Berkshire (A Smith); Leprosy in a medieval
churchyard in Norwich (SAnderson); Pathology of some 17th century
prisoners from Norwich gaol (SAnderson); Animal bonse from Piddington
Roman villa (K Ayers); Sex determination using tooth measurements (C
Duncan). 62pwithfigs(OxbowBooksfor theOsteo-archaeological ResearchGroup
1998) Pb9.95
Current and Recent Research in Osteoarchaeology 2
A collection of short papers and abstracts from the 4th, 5th and 6th
proceedings of the Osteological Research Group, held in 1996 and 1997.
The papers cover a wide range of subjects including technical information,
evidence derived from bone assemblages and specific individual examples.
Studies are presented on archaeozoology, domesticated animal bone
assemblages, evidence of violence and stress indicators, measurement and
statistical analysis and current research in the field of osteoarchaeology.
61p, b/ wfigsandpls(OxbowBooksfor theOsteoarchaeological ResearchGroup
1999) Pb9.95
Whither Environmental Archaeology?
edited by Rosemary Luff and Peter Rowley-Conwy. Papers from the
Association of Environmental Archaeology conference held at Selwyn
College, Cambridge, with contributions from J Pearce, C Gamble and G
N Bailey, M Robinson, R Luff, W Matthews and others. 224pwithfigsand
illus(Symposia of theAEA 11, OxbowMonograph38, 1994) Pb32.00
Urban-Rural Connections: Perspectives from Environmental
edited by A Hall and H K Kenward. This study focuses on the potential
of environmental evidence for investigating the links between towns and
their rural hinterlands, amply demonstrating its relevance to central
theoretical debates in historic archaeology. 176pwithfigsandillus(Symposia
of theAEA 12, OxbowBooks1995) Pb28.00
Life on the Edge: Human Settlement and Marginality
edited by G Coles and C Mills. Areas that are less attractive for living and
farming than others because of environmental, economic and socio-
political factors, are identified as marginal. How can we recognise
marginality in the archaeological record and identify human strategies
designed to cope with them? Most of the papers in this volume focus on
Scottish contexts, reflecting their origins at the 1992 meeting of the AEA
in Edinburgh, although other subjects, such as Greek pastoralism and the
problems of food supply in Egyptian and Syrian deserts, are also examined.
190p(Symposia of theAEA 13, OxbowBooksMono100, 1998) Pb30.00
Taphonomy and Interpretation
edited by Jacqueline P Huntley and Sue Stallibrass. A collection of thir-
teen papers from the 1993 association conference held at Durham, that
shed light on on some of the natural and cultural processes at work in
environmental archaeology. The contributors promote abetter understand-
ing of the processes which have affected archaeological materials after
they were deposited with examinations of taphonomy and palynology,
stratigraphy, cereal cultivation, arthropods, fish and animals remains, for
example. 120p(Symposia of theAEA 14, OxbowBooks2000) Pb24.00
People as an Agent of Environmental Change
edited by R A Nicholson and T P OConnor. The papers in this volume
revisit one of the concerns that dominated environmental archaeology
throughout the 1960s and 1970s, namely the timing, nature and extent of
human impact on the environment. The 13 contributions reflect the
diversity of approaches and ideas around today and show how our
understanding of the place of people in ecosystems is now more subtle.
There are papers on palynological evidence from the Strymon Delta in
Macedonia; prehistoric copper mining at Mount Gabriel, Ireland; fungal
spores as anthropogenic indicators on Shetland; prehistoric human impact
on the prehistoric environments of Orkney, North York Moors and the
Mid-Devon landscape; mites as indicators of human impact in the
Netherlands; the disappearance of Elmid Riffle Beetles from lowland
river systems in Britain; and case studies from further afield:
palaeoenvironmental reconstruction in the Central Mexican Highlands;
food plant availability in the Murchison Basin, Western Australia, prior to
European arrival and Paleoindian expansion into South America. 144p,
figs& tbs(Symposia of theAEA 16, OxbowBooks2000) Pb28.00
Human Ecodynamics
edited by Geoff Bailey, Ruth Charles and Nick Winder. The
papers in this book were first presented at the Association for
Environmental Archaeology conference at Newcastle upon
Tyne in 1998. The aim of the conference was to encourage
contributors to examine the inter-relationships between
classes of data that have increasingly come to be treated in
isolation and to encourage thinking about theory in
environmental archaeology. The papers go some way to
achieving these aims; some focus on explicit developments
of theory, others on bridging barriers between different fields
of study or classes of evidence, while others are case studies
with an ecodynamic component. 160p, manyfigs(Symposia of
theAEA 19, OxbowBooks2000) Pb35.00
Symposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology
Developmental Juvenile Osteology
by Louise Scheuer and Sue Black. A much needed
study of fetal and juvenile osteology within
archaeological, palaeontological, forensic or physical
anthropological contexts. This large study collates
a vast amount of data and disparate references,
accompanied by a huge bibliography and excellent
illustrations and diagrams. The primary aim was to
use only skeletal material of known age thereby laying
a secure and reliable foundation for this study. A clear
and lucid text sets forth the means of recognising and correctly identifying
skeletal components and establishing the parameters of biological identity
such as sex, age at death, stature, ethnic affinity, as well as descriptions of
bone growth and development. 587p, b/ willus(AcademicPress2000) Hb
Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton
edited by M Anne Katzenberg and Shelley R Saunders. A series of 16
studies on the analysis of bone and teeth in reconstructing the lives and
behaviours of our ancestors. The various essays contain information on
recent research in forensic anthropology, dental pathology,
paleopathologies, DNA testing, demographic analysis, stable isotope
analysis, as well as more recent concerns over ethical issues over the analysis
of human remains and reburial. The many diagrams and tables help to
explain and summarise the statistics and technical details. 504p, b/ willus
(Wiley-Liss2000) Hb74.95
Human Remains: Conservation, retrieval and analysis
edited by Emily Williams. 34 papers by archaeologists, bioarchaeologists,
conservators and physical anthropologists present different perspectives
on issues concerned with the excavation of human remains. The papers,
taken from aconference held in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1999, are divided
into eight thematic sections: legal and ethical issues; excavation; associated
materials; conservation; analysis; documentation; curation; public
perceptions and exhibitions. Broad theoretical essays are combined with
specific case studies drawn fromacross the world. 281p, b/ wfigs(Archaeopress
BAR S934, 2001) Pb40.00
Computing and Statistics in Osteoarchaeology
edited by S Anderson and K Boyle. These papers from the second
Osteoarchaeological Research Group meeting, are concerned with the
use of computer analyses applied to artefact and bone assemblages.
Contents include: The application of pie-slice for the analysis of animal
bone assemblages (CliveOrton); Estimating original population sizes (Nick
Winder); fast data entry (Heather Gill-Robinson); calculting bio-distance using
dental morphology Jeff Lloyd-Jones); Statistical methods in biology, in
investigating environmental factors influencing sexual diomorphism, and
for analysing complex biological shapes (Stephen Lewis). 59p, figs(Oxbow
Books/ Osteoarchaeological ResearchGroup1997) Pb9.95
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology
by A C Aufderheide and C Rodrguez-Martin. A superb discussion of the
medical and historical context of pathological conditions, accompanied
by descriptions of the effects produced, with more than 300 black and
white illustrative plates. If you think the Islets of Langerhans are a rugged
archipelago off Scotland, you need to read this book! 478p, b/ wpls
(CambridgeUP 1998) Hb80.00
Skeleton Keys. An Introduction to Human Skeletal Morphology,
Development, and Analysis
by Jeffrey H Schwartz. Essentially an inquiry into why we should study
and practice human osteology. Contents include: An introduction to the
skeleton and bone; The skull; The postcranial axial skeleton: the vertebral
column, sacrum, sternum and ribs;The upper limb; The lower limb; Teeth;
Aging; Pathology: disease, trauma and stress; Differentially expressed
morphological character states: nonmetric variation, race, and sex
determination. With appendices containing a glossary of terms,
terminology and formulae. 362pb/ wfigs& pls(OxfordUP 1995) Hb57.50
Skeletons in Our Closet: Revealing Our Past through Bioarchaeology
by Clark Spencer Larsen. Focusing on ten thousand years of human history
in the Americas, Larsen shows how archaeology, biological and socio-
cultural anthropology can be combined with other scientific studies to
elucidate changes in human biology relating to health and lifestyle and the
identification of age, sex, race and appearance. He examines what life was
like for hunter-gatherers, foragers and farmers and the ever increasing
deprivation, poorer diet and harsher lifestyles for these people, as revealed
through their remains. Larsen then looks at the effects of European
colonisation on both the native American population and the settlers. 248p,
b/ wfigs(Princeton UP 2000, Pb2002) Hb29.95, Pb13.95
Stories from the Skeleton: Behavioral Reconstruction in Human
by Robert Jurmain. Jurmain argues that the time has come to critically re-
examine the scientific basis for reconstructions of human behaviour from
skeletal remains and questions the validity of the ethnographic evidence
often used to support the claims. 392p(Gordon andBreach/ Routledge1999)
Hb44.00, Pb22.00
In Search of the Immortals: Discovering the Worlds Mummy
by Howard Reid. Egypt was not the only ancient culture that preserved
its dead. As this fascinating study shows, communities across the Old and
New Worlds went to often extraordinary lengths to preserve their loved
ones, enemies or sacrificial victims. Other bodies, such as the Ice Man or
some bog victims, were mummified by chance. All provide an invaluable
glimpse into the lives and beliefs of ancient societies, many of which have
left little other evidence. Reid, an anthropologist and film maker, examines
bodies in Asia, Siberia, North-West Europe, the Canary Islands, Egypt,
Chile, Peru and the Andes, as well as the circumstances surrounding their
deaths. 307p, col pls(Headline1999, Pb2000) Pb7.99
Secrets of the Dead
by Hugh Miller. In Secretsof theDead, the past is investigated through
forensic science and it argues that our understanding of history is changed
as a result. The methodology of the forensic tests is explored as well as
the historical implications of these discoveries. 192p, col andb/ willus(Boxtree
2000) Hb16.99
More Secrets of the Dead
by Hugh Miller. The second volume to accompany the popular television
programme uses modern forensic techniques to search for the truth behind
five archaeological mysteries: the Jamestown massacre of 1607; child
sacrifice in Phoenicia; murder at Stonehenge; the plague survivors of Eyam
in Derbyshire; the sophisticated battle preparations of the Zulus. 191p, 8p
of col pls(Channel 4 2001) Hb14.99
Shadows in the Soil
by Tony Waldron. Tony Waldron, a Consultant Physician and lecturer in
palaeopathology, discusses what we can learn about the age, sex, diet, health
and lifestyle of our ancestors from their remains. Both specific examples
and more general population trends are addressed including disease,
trauma, demographic patterns and causes of death - including those from
natural causes and those who died under more suspicious and/ or bar-
baric circumstances. A readable and well-written study aimed at the gen-
eral reader. 158p, 43 b/ willus(Tempus2001) Pb17.99
Past Lives: Unlocking the Secrets of our Ancestors
by Ian Wilson. With afascinating combination of archaeology and forensic
science, this well-illustrated volume aims to literally reconstruct the faces
of our ancestors. HomoErectus, the Cheddar Caveman, the Iceman, an
Egyptian priest of Amun, a Minoan priestess, Philip of Macedonia, a
Roman sailor, a Viking, an unknown soldier from the Battle of Towton
and Tsar Ivan the Terrible are just some of the many familiar and less
well-known figures from history brought to life. 216p, manycol illus(Cassell
2001, PbdueJuly2002) Hb20.00, Pb12.99
Making Faces: Using Forensic and Archaeological Evidence
by John Prag and Richard Neave. The compelling story of pioneering
work in reconstructing the facial appearance of ancient people from a
Minoan priestess, Lindow Man and, most spectacularly, Philip II of
Macedon, who spring to life at the hands of dentists, geneticists, archae-
ologists, and radiologists. 256p, 130 b/ wand20 col illus(BMP 1997, Pb
1999) Pb9.99
Mummies, Disease and Ancient Cultures
edited by A Cockburn, E Cockburn and T A Reyman. A must for all
anthropologists, this volume does not concentrate solely on the deliber-
ate mummification of Ancient Egypt, but broadens its horizons to take
in finds from the rest of the world. 402p, numb/ wpls(CambridgeUP 2nd
edn1998) Hb75.00, Pb25.95
Earthly Remains: The History and Science of Preserved Human
by Andrew T Chamberlain and Michael Parker Pearson. Well-preserved
bodies present our ancestors to us in an ambiguous state between life and
death. This is an absorbing discussion of accidental and deliberate
mummification accompanied by numerous, often gruesome illustrations
of ancient and modern remains, including bog bodies, Egyptian, South
American and Asian mummies, preserved politicians and the disturbing
use of preserved humans as art. 207p, 14 col and89 illus(BMP 2001) Hb
Ethnoarchaeology in Action
by Nicholas David and Carol Kramer. An important new study of the
field of ethnoarchaeology and its role in how we research and interpret
the past. David and Kramer present an excellent review of the scope and
relevance of the discipline, of what has been achieved, most notably in
the theoretical approaches of the 1980s and 1990s, and what is left to be
done. This book takes a case-study approach and provides ample coverage
of various subjects: fauna and subsistence, artifacts and style, architecture
and settlement structure, craft production, trade and exchange, mortuary
practices and beliefs. Furnished with examples from across the globe, this
is a useful reference book. 476p, manyb/ wfigsandpls, tbs(CambridgeWorld
Archaeologyseries, CambridgeUP 2001) Hb60.00, Pb22.95
The Dictionary of Anthropology
edited by Thomas Barfield. A standard reference guide to social and cultural
anthropology, explaining terms such as acculturation, adaptation, affines,
agency, age systems, agnates and alcohol, as well as highlighting key figures
in anthropological research. The alphabetically arranged entries focus on
anthropological issues, theories and methodologies, with summaries and
critiques. Should appeal to a wide audience and serve as a valuable source
of reference. 626p(Blackwell 1997) Pb16.99
Anthropology and Archaeology
by Chris Gosden. Although many similar titles exist, the approach of this
book is different. Rather than anthropology written for archaeologists,
Gosden studies the historical and contemporary relationship between the
two disciplines. Its broad coverage begins with colonial origins and goes
on to explore the links between archaeology and anthropology through
the subjects of kinship, economics, symbolism, gender, material culture
and globalism. 228p, 29 b/ wfigs, 3 tbs(Routledge1999) Hb57.50, Pb16.99
Archaeologies of the Contemporary Past
by Victor Buchli and Gavin Lucas. Is there a place for an archaeology of
the contemporary past and how does this differ from ethno-archaeology?
Such issues are explicitly addressed in these 17 studies based on conference
papers, which look particularly at material culture studies of modern
communities, at the role of ethno-archaeology and what agendas and
approaches are taken when investigating contemporary societies. Case
studies include a two-bedroom council house in Britain, a World War II
Lancaster Bomber and forensic archaeology. 194p(Routledge2001) Hb
50.00, Pb16.99
History and Theory in Anthropology
by Alan Barnard. Whether you are a postmodernist, post-structuralist,
relativist, Marxist, structural-functionalist, diffusionist, or none of the
above, this history of anthropology should clarify your standpoint. Barnard
clearly outlines the great debates that have shaped anthropological thinking,
the major theories, schools of thought and the major figures past and
present. Includes a useful glossary of terms. 243p(CambridgeUP 2000)
Hb45.00, Pb16.95
The Rise of Anthropological Theory: A History of Theories of
by Marvin Harris. This updated edition of Harris classic textbook of
anthropological theory written from the perspective of cultural
materialism, includes the complete 1968 text plus a new introduction by
Maxine L Margolis. Margolis discusses the impact of the book and
highlights some of the trends in anthropological theory since its original
publication. While the book is ostensibly a history of anthropological
theory from the 18th century to the 1960s, its continuing value lies in its
early expression of cultural materialism as a theoretical paradigm and as a
simple but viable research strategy. 806p(AltaMira 2001) Hb72.00, Pb
Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
by W Turnbaugh, R Jurmain, H Nelson and L Kilgore. Physical, cultural
and social anthropology is a much more widely studied area of research
in America than in Europe. This textbook style volume is American in its
approach and in the topics discussed, although it does provide a good
general background to the subject of physical anthropology and its
relationship to archaeology. 559p, manyb/ wandcol illus(Wadsworthnewedn
due2002) Pb27.99
Constructing Frames of Reference: An Analytical Method for
Archaeological Theory Building Using Ethnographic and
Environmental Data Sets
by Lewis R Binford. A deeply theoretical book that is the culmination of
Binfords intellectual legacy on the study of hunter-gatherers around the
world. Taking almost 340 case studies, he explores the variability found
within different hunter-gatherer groups and the various environmental
and demographic conditions under which variability emerges. This large
volume includes a review of what is already known as well as a discussion
of the procedures and methods that Binford advocates in studying these
groups, and more complex theoretical ideas, observations and reasoning
on the subject. 563p, manyb/ wfigsandtbs(Universityof California 2001) Hb
New Directions in Anthropology and Environment: Intersections
edited by Carole L Crumley, with A Elizabeth van Deventer and Joseph J
Fletcher. Working within the North American structure of anthropology
as a broad discipline that incorporates archaeology, this study advocates
the active involvement of anthropologists in all levels of contemporary
environmental debate. Taking the form of a university reader, this
collection of papers is divided into three sections: Defining environment
and interpreting nature; Beliefs, values and environmental justice;
Application and engagement. The papers include broad discussions of
contemporary environmental issues and several states-side case studies
of anthropological advocacy. 308p, 5 b/ wpls, map(AltaMira 2001) Hb
53.00, Pb18.95
Anthropological Perspectives on Technology
edited by Michael Brian Schiffer. This book consists of a series of papers
given at an advanced seminar sponsored by Amerind held in 1998. Notable
chapters include: Beyond art and technology: anthropology of skill (Tim
Ingold); Toward an archaeology of needs (RichardR Wilk); From sail to
steam at sea in the late 19th century (RichardA Gould); Thought and
production: insights of the practitioner (CharlesM Keller); Building bridges:
practice-based ethnographies of contemporary technology (LucyA
Suchman). 242p, 25 figs, 7 tbs(NewWorldStudiesNo. 5, AmerindFoundation
2001) Hb40.50
Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions
edited by Robert Layton. 18 papers examine the sometimes controversial
relationship between archaeologists and contemporary cultures and
peoples from Bolivia to Australia. 243p(OneWorldArchaeology8, Routledge
1989, Pb1994) Pb28.99, special price22.00
Memories Cast in Stone: The Relevance of the Past in Everyday
by David Sutton. Focusing on the Greek island of Kalymnos, whose history
is one of almost continuous occupation by foreign powers and of fierce
resistance, Sutton examines the many ways in which the past is used by
people as a critical resource for interpreting the meanings of a changing
present. 224p, illus(Berg1998) Hb39.99, Pb14.99
The Anthropology of Art
by Robert Layton. The complete introduction to non-Western art, from
Aboriginal bark and rock paintings to West African brass castings, to New
Guinea body decoration and early American totemic masks. 258p, 53 figs,
14 pls(1981, CambridgeUP 1991) Pb16.95
Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical
Archaeology and Anthropology
edited by Patricia Anne Baker and Gillian Carr. Medical care in the past,
and indeed present societies, can be studied in a number of different ways,
including palaeopathology, palaeobotany, literary evidence, material cul-
ture and different medical ideologies and beliefs. These 15 papers from a
conference held at Magdalene College, Cambridge in 2000, explore these
diverse forms of interpretation, though largely focusing on material cul-
ture aspects. Subjects include: Roman medicine; Chinese body practices;
Athenian curses; tuberculosis; the doctors grave at Stanway, Colchester;
healing in divination in prehistoric Britain; shamans
and priests; magic, healing, crystals and curing
agency in modern societies. Contributors:
ElisabethHsu, Patricia AnneBaker, Char-
lotteRoberts, PhilipCrummy, Gillian Carr,
DavidZeitlyn, CharlotteHardman, Judith
Pettigrew, YarjungTamu, Simon Stoddart,
FranoiseBarbira Freedman, JennyBlain,
Christopher Knsel, VivienneLo, RalphAnder-
son andMarshall JosephBecker. c.250p, b/ wfigs
andpls(OxbowBooks2002) Pb32.00
The Ethnographers Eye: Ways of Seeing in Modern Anthropology
by Anna Grimshaw. An unusual and imaginative exploration of the role
of vision within the discipline of anthropology. Grimshaw attempts to
engage with contemporary debates about the relationship between vision
and knowledge in western discourse by considering the ways that
anthropologists use vision to refer to how they see and know about the
world, and in particular by looking at the use of film and photography in
anthropological fieldwork and education. 222p(CambridgeUP 2001) Hb
37.50, Pb14.95
Ethno-Archaeology and Its Transfers
edited by Sylvie Beyries and Pierre Ptreqin. Eight papers from the EAA
meeting held in Bournemouth in 1999, focusing on the technical rather
than theoretical aspects of using ethnographic case studies. The case
studies come from Siberia, Spain, France, Portugal, Africa, Indonesia and
New Guinea and focus on techniques of agricultural and craft production
and chanesopratoires. 133p, b/ wfigsandpls(ArchaeopressBAR S983, 2001) Pb
The Evolution of Human Sociality: A Darwinian Conflict
by Stephen K Sanderson. A rather confrontational book, explicitly
presented as an attempt at a broad theoretical synthesis within the fields
of sociology and anthropology. Sanderson critiques existing theoretical
approaches within these disciplines before outlining his own theoretical
strategy that he calls Darwinian conflict theory a blend of economic
and ecological materialism and conflict theory stemming from Marx, and
biological materialism stemming from Darwin. This theory is then applied
to several popular topics of debate, including reproductive behaviour,
human sexuality, gender, marriage, family, kinship, politics and war. Another
book to please the growing ranks of neo-Darwinians. 393p, tbs(Rowman
& Littlefield2001) Hb68.00, Pb24.95
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology
edited by Alan Barnard and Jonathan Spencer. An encyclopedic
the anthropological landscape. The structure of the book follows 231
headings including ethnographic surveys, the history of anthropology,
subdisciplines and neighbouring disciplines, anthropological concepts and
methods, and anthropological objects. Also contains an extensive glossary.
658p(Routledge1996, rep1997, Pb1998) Hb150.00, Pb26.99
Other Peoples Worlds: an introduction to social anthropology
by Joy Hendry. A good introduction to social anthropology (aimed at
students) which explains what this field of study is and how it is carried
out. Using a range of examples, Joy Hendry discusses the major topics of
investigation: ritual; gift exchange and reciprocity; symbolism; beauty and
bounty, treasure and trophies; religion, magic and mythology; law, order
and social control; family, kinship and marriage; economics and the
environment. 249p, b/ wfigsandpls(Macmillan1999) Hb47.50
Structural Change: Evolution and Evolutionism in Cultural
by H J M Claessen. A critical survey of various views and theories ex-
pressed about the evolution of human culture. Claessen discusses the
many population, economic, ideological, war and conflict models that have
been cited as factors and explanations for evolutionary change and evalu-
ates whether a single explanation should be sought. Having reviewed other
peoples ideas, his own thinking is expressed in the Complex Interaction
Model where there are no single prime-movers, but a complex interaction
of factors which goes some way to explaining why and how human cul-
tural development takes many different directions. 253p, 6 maps(CNWS
2000) 20.50
Humans: An Introduction for Four-Field Anthropology
by Alice Beck Kehoe. An excellent, affordable textbook covering the basic
concepts of cultural and physical anthropology, linguistics and archaeology.
Thoroughly recommended to students of prehistory, it covers the basics
of human evolution, language and communication, social organisation,
kinship structures, and religion. 244p, b/ wpls(Routledge1998) Hb47.50,
Cross-Cultural Research Methods
by Carol R Ember and Melvin Ember. An introduction to the methods,
problems and rewards of carrying out cross-cultural analysis. From
devising research strategies, to sampling, measuring, coding and carrying
out analysis, leading to the proposal of finite statements, the authors guide
the reader through the bewildering field of cross-cultural study. 164p
(AltaMira 2001) Hb47.00, Pb17.95
Behavioral Archaeology: First Principles
by Michael Brian Schiffer. A selection of writings published between 1972
and 1987, by the chief proponent of Behavioural Archaeology a branch
of anthropology which emphasises the study of relationships between
human behaviour and artefacts. By closely juxtaposing method and theory,
principles and applications, science and history, this book illustrates the
coherence and scope of Behavioural Archaeologys conceptual framework.
289p(UtahUP 1995) Pb19.95
Behavioral Archaeology
by Michael Brian Schiffer. This is a reprinted edition of one of the most
influential books Schiffer wrote, originally for Academic Press. In an
extended introduction, the processualist thinker looks back upon his earlier
work and the impact it has had on archaeologists; especially in thinking
more carefully about taphonomy. One of the most important treatments
of archaeological methodology. Although it will undoubtedly be a
controversial book, even those who do not accept the Schifferian approach
will find some imaginative, well-formulated methods that can be used to
obtain information about the past Stephen Plog, American Antiquity.
254p(Percheron2002) Pb19.95
Feasts: Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives on Food,
Politics, and Power
edited by Michael Dietler and Brian Hayden. These 15 essays focus on
ethnographic (8 essays) and archaeological (6 essays) evidence for feasting
among a range of different societies across the world: Africa, SE Asia, the
Near East, Polynesia, New Guniea and the Americas. Whilst some authors
look specifically at evidence for social behaviour, practices and beliefs,
others base their discussion on physical evidence, for example rubbish
deposits, hearths, pits and food containers. 432p, b/ wfigsandpls(Smithsonian
Institution 2001) Hb42.00, Pb22.95
Remembrance of Repasts: An Anthropology of Food and Memory
by David E Sutton. A theoretical account of the interrelationship of cul-
ture, food and memory that challenges anthropologys current focus on
issues of embodiment, memory and material culture, especially in rela-
tion to transnational migration and the flow of culture across borders and
boundaries. The study focuses on the Greek island of Kalymnos in the
eastern Aegean, where islanders claim to remember both humble and
spectacular meals from the past, and makes comparisons with evidence
from England the United States. Suttons aim is to emphasise the social
fuunction of eating and to stress the role of taste and smell in the con-
struction of memory. 224p, b/ wfigs(Berg2001) Hb42.99, Pb14.99
Senses of Place
edited by Steven Feld and Keith H Basso. Seven anthropological case
studies reveal the various perceptions and conceptions of space in different
societies from Papua New Guinea to the Americas, to rural East Anglia.
In a world of phenomenology and landscape studies, this book looks at
the ways in which people identify with, refer to and remember places in
folklore, history, song and nostalgia. 293p, b/ wplsandfigs(School of American
ResearchAdvancedSeminar Series/ JamesCurrey1996) Pb16.95
Spatial Boundaries and Social Dynamics
edited by A Holl and T E Levy. A collection of seven ethnographic case
studies from food-producing societies, including neolithic Mauritania,
protohistoric Palestine, and iron technology in central Darfur. 133pwith
figs(International Monographsin Prehistory1993) Hb27.50, Pb14.50
Cultures of Relatedness
edited by Janet Carsten. Presentations from the Boundaries and Identities
conference at Edinburgh University in 1996 have been collected together
to form a new study on the theme of kinship. The essays draw on studies
of societies around the world, including Madagascar, Alaska and Sudan
and re-examine the relationship between the biological and the social.
Methods employed to examine other cultures are then used on our society
to reassess the way we view our own relationships. 215p, 5 b/ wfigs(Cambridge
UP 2000) Hb40.00, Pb14.95
Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion: The archaeology and
anthropology of difference
edited by Jane Hubert. These sixteen papers, from a symposium at the
Fourth World Archaeological Congress held in Cape Town in 1999, focus
on the social exclusion of the intellectually disabled across the ancient,
medieval and modern worlds. Written from archaeological, skeletal,
historical and anthropological perspectives, papers discuss, for example,
skeletal evidence for disability and exclusion in the Bronze Age Levant,
Dynastic Egypt, Iron Age Siberia and ancient Greece, political madness,
medieval Icelandic family sagas, early modern Hermaphrodites, infanticide,
leprosy in Nepal, and social exclusion in present-day northern Nigeria.
252p, 47 b/ wfigs, tb(OneWorldArchaeology40, Routledge2000) Hb60.00
Anthropology beyond Culture
edited by Richard G Fox and Barbara J King. Every anthropologist knows
that there is little agreement on exactly what is meant by culture, but the
word is still regularly invoked as the core concept of the discipline and it
conveniently summarizes a number of basic tenets held sacred by anthro-
pologists. The twelve chapters in this book, which grew out of an interna-
tional symposium held in 2000, are designed to evaluate culture in rela-
tion to specific research objectives in anthropology. From primatology to
economic globalization, the contributors represent a variety of views on
whether to preserve a particular set of meanings, adopt new and evolving
definitions, or to abandon the concept altogether. 314p, 5 b/ wfigs(Werner-
Gren International SymposiumSeries, Berg2002) Pb14.99
Mind, Materiality and History
by Christina Toren. Following on from an introductory chapter which is
wholly theoretical and at times hard going, Toren presents nine papers on
Fijian ethnography. These chapters explore a wide range of themes
centered around the nature of the mind and consciousness and what effects
and determines who we are: ancestors and kinship, history, cultural and
social experiences, relationships, exposure to particular situations,
childhood cognition, ritualised behaviour and symbolism. Suitable for
students and scholars interested in anthropology and the theory and
methodology of ethnographic and material culture studies. 209p(Routledge
1999) Hb63.00, Pb17.99
Material Meanings
edited by Elizabeth S Chilton. Nine papers address current approaches to
the study and interpretation of material culture. They include discussions
of theoretical and methodological issues, technological traditions, ethnicity,
social identity and the social context of production, in both general terms
and using ethnographic case studies from the Americas and Africa. 177p
(Universityof Utah1999) Hb38.00, Pb18.00
Experiencing Material Culture in the Western World
edited by Susan M Pearce. This book brings together the thoughts and
research of fourteen scholars from a range of fields including
anthropology, museum studies, cultural studies, History of Art and
marketing. The thirteen essays cover a wide range of research studies on
aspects of material culture and how they are experienced in contemporary
society. 274p, 2 figs, 15 tbs(Leicester UP 1997) Pb18.99
Material Life of Human Beings: Artifacts, Behavior, and
by Michael Brian Schiffer with Andrea R Miller. Explains the principles
behind the ways humans use artefacts to achieve a desired and desirable
effect, from the physical, such as clothes and make-up, to the intangibles
of facial expression and perfume. The author sets out a theory that human
communication and interaction on an everyday level is centred around
the use and modification of such personal effects. 158p(Routledge1999)
Hb47.50, Pb14.99
Acknowledging Consumption
edited by Daniel Miller. The nine papers in this collection examine the
place of consumption studies in anthropology, economics, geography,
history, sociology, and so on. 341p(Routledge1995) Pb20.99
Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity
by Roy A Rappaport. Rappaport argues that religion is central to the
continuing evolution of life insisting that it can and must be reconciled
with science. He mounts a comprehensive analysis of religions
evolutionary significance, seeing it as co-extensive with the invention of
language and hence of culture. At the same time he assembles the fullest
study yet of religionss main component, ritual, illustrating with examples
drawn from anthropology, history, philosophy and comparative religion.
535p(CambridgeUP 1999) Hb50.00, Pb18.95
Recasting Ritual: Performance, Media, Identity
edited by F Hughes-Freeland and M M Crain. Can anthropology survive
globalisation? The six studies in this volume explore how ritualised action
changes in response to varying cultural, political and physical environments.
168p(Routledge1998) Hb50.00, Pb16.99
A Permeability of Boundaries? New Approaches to the
Archaeology of Art, Religion and Folklore
edited by Robert J Wallis and Kenneth Lymer. This group of 15 papers,
taken from a conference held at the University of Southampton in 1999,
takes the issues of art, religion and folklore from the fringes of
archaeological research and places them at the forefront of discussion.
These papers cross the disciplinary boundaries and present case studies
that are challenging the orthodox and deconstructing rigidity, including
those focusing on the prehistoric Caribbean, post-Medieval East Anglia,
north-west Iberia, southern India, shamanism in rock art and theoretical
aspects of the debate. 144p, b/ wfigsandpls(BAR S936, 2001) Pb34.00
Access to Origins: Affines, Ancestors and Aristocrats
by Mary W Helms. This ethnographic and anthropological study explores
the relationship of the individual, especially affines (in-laws) and aristocrats,
to the supernatural world. Helms discusses how aristocrats in chiefly
societies use the authority of their ancestors and beliefs, plus their role as
wife-givers or takers, to give legitimacy to their worldly powers. This
scholarly and detailed work is largely based on the authors studies of the
native peoples of Central America. 258p, b/ wfigs(Universityof Texas1998)
Religion and Magic: Approaches and Theories
by Graham Cunningham. The study of religion and magic has expanded
beyond the purely sacred sphere to become part of anthropological,
sociological and psychological studies. This book surveys important
developments and changes in approaches and theories on religion and
magic over the past one hundred years. Cunningham discusses key figures
in this period including Malinowski, Weber, and Levi-Strauss, and key
approaches: intellectualist, emotionalist, phenomenological, structural-
functional, symbolic, intellectualist, structural, cognitive, and feminist. 126p
(EdinburghUP 1999) Pb9.95
Archaeology and World Religion
edited by Timothy Insoll. An important new study that is the first to
examine the topics of archaeology and religion in conjunction with each
other, highlighting the areas of conflict and agreement between these
fields of study. Based on papers given at a conference in Cambridge in
1998, contributors examine the archaeology of Hinduism, Buddhism,
Judaism, Islam and Christianity, followed by three broader essays on ethics,
gender and death, being and time. Contributors: TimothyInsoll, Dilip
Chakrabarti, Robin Coningham, Rachel Hachlili, Paul Lane, AndersBergquist,
Rachel MacLean andMikeParker Pearson. 226p, b/ wfigsandpls(Routledge2001)
Hb50.00, Pb15.99
The Anthropology of Religion
by Fiona Bowie. Many archaeological studies
these days quote or cite anthropological
examples of ritual behaviour, shamanism
and spiritualism. This book is devoted
purely to the anthropology of religion,
providing undergraduate level students
with a general introduction to the ideas,
theories, current debates and case studies
of the subject. Includes discussions on
symbolism, politics, gender, the body and
its physical and spiritual presence, gender
and sexuality, religion, culture and the
environment, rites of passage, ritual
violence, shamanism and witchcraft. Well
written and highly readable. 284p, b/ wpls
andfigs(Blackwell 2000) Pb5.99
Archaeology and Folklore
edited by Amy Gazin-Schwartz and Cornelius J Holtorf. The complex
relationship between the two disciplines is explored and the authors
question what each may learn from the other. Includes theoretical
discussions and case studies from Western Europe, the Mediterranean
and the North. 296p, 11 figs, 5 maps, 20 b/ wpls(Routledge1999) Hb62.50
The Archaeology of Shamanism
edited by Neil Price. These 14 essays began life as papers given at the
European Association of Archaeologists held in Bournemouth in 1999,
and offer abroad chronological survey of shamanism from the Palaeolithic
to the present day. Individual case studies look at the different forms of
evidence related to shamans and their activities, at issues of gender, social
and cultural identity, landscape, art and imagery, and perceptions of animals.
Archaeologists have long needed a balanced and well-researched
introduction to shamanism, and at last we have it Richard Bradley. 239p,
b/ wfigsandpls(Routledge2001) Hb65.00, Pb18.99
All of the books featured in this catalogue,
and many more, can be found on
our website:
7000 Years of Jewellery
edited by Hugh Tait. From Sumerian court jewellery to 20th-century
brooches, this illustrated survey reveals the styles, techniques and materials
of jewelley making throughout history. Egyptian necklaces, Celtic torcs
and Renaissance pendants, as well as amulets, finger rings and cameos are
all described by a team of experts from the British Museum. 255pwith
250 col and150 b/ willus(BMP 1989, rev1995, rep1996, 2001) Pb19.99
8000 Years of Ornament: An Illustrated Handbook of Motifs
by Eva Wilson. A well illustrated reference book on the ornamental motifs
of prehistoric Europe, Egypt and the Near East, prehistoric and Hellenistic
Mediterranean and Aegean, Indiaand the Islamic East. Focusing on objects
held in the British Museum, Wilson follows the design of Petries Decorative
Patternsof theAncient Worldand arranges the material by motif group:
spirals and scrolls, animals and mythological creatures, the lotus and lily,
leaf patterns, rosettes and circles and geometric constructions. 208p, many
b/ willus(BMP 1994, Pb2001) Hb19.95, Pb12.99
The Science and Archaeology of Materials
by Julian Henderson. This wide-ranging investigation explores the
interaction between archaeology and science through a number of case
studies drawn from across the ancient, medieval and modern worlds,
including Roman decorative glass, 17th-century British and European glass,
Ottoman court ceramics, early copper metallurgy in the Middle East, the
chemical analysis of British bronze, early copper alloy metallurgy in
Thailand and the origin of the Stonehenge Bluestones. The volume also
contains detailed, illustrated discussions of glass technology, the changing
modes of pottery production and distribution, precious metals and the
future relationship between archaeology and science. 334p, numb/ willus
(Routledge2000) Hb62.50, Pb19.99
Ten Thousand Years of Pottery
by Emmanuel Cooper. Advertised as the complete history of world
pottery from the Stone Age to the end of the twentieth century. Now
revised, updated and retitled, this remains one of the most extensive
historical syntheses of pottery production around the world. From the
Mediterranean to the Orient, from Neolithic Britain to Wedgwood, from
twentieth century Africa, Scandinavia and Australasia to ancient America.
352p, 250 col & 150 b/ willus(previouslypublishedasA Historyof WorldPottery
1972, 1981, 1988, 4thednBMP 2000) Hb30.00
Pottery in Archaeology
by Clive Orton, Paul Tyers and Alan Vince. Divided into three parts, his-
tory and potential, pottery processing and recording, and themes in ce-
ramic studies, this book details the routine tasks of handling pottery. It
examines the most recent research into the quantitative study and com-
parison of ceramic assemblages. 269p, figs(CambridgeManualsin Archaeol-
ogy, CambridgeUP 1993) Pb19.95
Pottery Analysis. A Sourcebook
by Prudence M Rice. A comprehensive sourcebook to the methods of
studying pottery, Rice covers the main principles, terminology, techniques
and aims of ceramic analysis. With chapters focusing on production and
distribution, manufacture, firing techniques, function and use, form, style,
characterisation, as well as the physical, mineralogical and chemical prop-
erties of ceramics. Aimed at archaeologists, anthropologists, scientists and
conservators, this book includes a useful glossary and extensive bibliog-
raphy. 559p, manyb/ wfigs(ChicagoUP 1987) Hb42.00
Pottery and People: a Dynamic Interaction
edited by James M Skibo and Gary M Feinman. This study, with contribu-
tions by leading figures in ceramic research, provides a cross-section of
the state of the art, emphasizing the complete interactions between ce-
ramic containers and people in past and present contexts. This is a mile-
stone volume, useful to all archaeologists interested in the connections
between pots and people. 260p, figs(UtahUP 1999) Pb25.00
Mglichkeiten und Grenzen funktionaler Interpretation an
Keramik Experimente, Beobachtungen, Analysen
by Anja Naschinski. In this theoretical and technical analysis of pottery
from archaeological contexts, largely based on practical experimentation,
Naschinski looks at how signs of alterations or damage, as well as residue
analysis, may indicate a vessels changing function. The study focuses on
the affects of long-term burial on a vessels interpretation. German text,
English summary. 181p, 6 col pls, 81 b/ wfigs, tbs(BAR S959, 2001) Pb46.00
Scientific Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics: A handbook of
by Katherine Barclay. The focus of attention in ceramic research is
increasingly turning away from duplicative amassing and reporting of
material and towards synthetic work. Those responsible for archaeological
ceramics need to become familiar with terms and methods used by
scientists in order to judge whether possible applications of science are
likely to be meaningful. This handbook sets out the range of information
which might be sought by ceramic analysts and gives broad outlines of
the different methods of analysis. A useful resource for all archaeologists,
museums and conservators. 56p(OxbowBooks2000) Pb4.95
Recent Developments in Ceramic Petrology
edited by Andrew Middleton and Ian Freestone. These eighteen papers
provide an up-to-date review of current work in thin-section studies. Some
are concerned with methods (one includes a new set of comparison charts
for the visual estimation of percentages), others are examples of applica-
tions in practice; many papers combine method and application with ex-
amples ranging from Neolithic Ireland to the Islamic World, and from the
Cypriot and Roman Mediterranean to Mesoamerica. 410p, figs(British
MuseumOccasional Paper 81, 1991, rep1997) Pb20.00
Metal 98
edited by William Mourey and Luc Robbiola. Sixty papers from the ICOM
Conference on Metals Conservation held in Figanires-Draguignan, France
in 1998 report on the range of techniques and materials used in metal
conservation. Taken together, they form a comprehensive survey of re-
cent development in conservation science. 346p, b/ wfigsandpls(Jamesand
James1998) Pb50.00
Gilded Metals: History, Technolgy and Conservation
edited by Terry Drayman-Weisser. 22 papers from a symposium held in
Minnesota in 1995 which reflect the fascination of the ancient and medi-
eval world for all things golden and the ingenious technologies that were
devised to gild gold. Technical and experimental papers on such subjects
as the corrosion chemistry of gilded silver and copper, gold electroplat-
ing and preservation treatments, are supplemented by historical overviews
and archaeological case studies Celtic, Roman and Saxon Britain, in Egypt
and Nubia, Tibetan vessels, 18th-century French furniture and Faberg.
393p, 174 col pls, manyb/ willus(Archetype2000) Hb75.00
Textiles in European Archaeology
edited by Lise Bender-Jorgensen. Thirty-three articles by 38 authors on
various aspects of archaeological textiles from the prehistoric, Roman,
Migration period, Viking Age, medieval and later periods. These papers
were given at the 6th triennial meeting of the North European Sympo-
sium for Archaeological Textiles held in 1995 in Bors. 330p(GOTARC
seriesA, Vol 1 GoteborgsUniversitet 1998) Pb30.00
Prehistoric Textiles
by E J W Barber. Provides a gigantic survey of textile production in Egypt,
the Near East, Central Europe and the Aegean. 471p, manyillus(Princeton
UP 1993) Pb35.00
International Perspectives on Textile Conservation
edited by gnes TmrBalzsy and Dinah Eastop. Papers from the meet-
ings of the Textiles Working Group of the ICOM Committee for Con-
servation held in Amsterdam in 1994 and Budapest in 1995. 170p, b/ wpls
(Archetype1998) Pb28.50
The Warp-weighted Loom
by Marta Hoffmann. Theclassic study of the warp-weighted loom.
Hoffmann begins by examining examples from Scandinavia and works
back through time, picking out evidence from artefacts and weaving imple-
ments, to ancient Mediterranean societies. 426p, withplsandillus. Pb14.95
Textiles and Clothing
by Elizabeth Crowfoot, Frances Pritchard and Kay Staniland. An analysis
of textiles and the processes of dyeing, weaving and tailoring based on
finds made by the Museum of London, supplemented by documentary
and artistic evidence. 223p, 16 col pls, 183 b/ willus(Medieval FindsfromEx-
cavationsin London 4, HMSO 1992, Boydell newedn 2001) Hb25.00
Shoes and Pattens by Francis Grew and Margrethe De Neegaard. 145p,
b/ willus(HMSO 1988, Boydell newedn 2001) Hb25.00
Knives and Scabbards by J Cowgill, M De Neergard and N Griffiths.
169p, illus(HMSO 1987, Boydell rep2000) Hb19.95
General Conservation Issues and Techniques
Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making
by Chris Caple. Many of the issues involved with the preservation and
restoration of objects and things are shrouded in political and ethical
correctness and are more closely scrutinised than ever before. Chris Caples
book presents an overview of present-day issues concerning the
conservator, the nature of conservation today, and the ethics, value
judgements and decision-making that are now an inherent part of this
field. Issues of recording, cleaning, restoring, and the responsibilities of
the conservator are discussed through a range of case studies including
bog bodies, the Sistine Chapel, the Elgin Marbles and Durham Cathedral.
232p, b/ wplsandfigs(Routledge2000) Hb63.00, Pb19.99
Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property
edited by Robert Layton, Peter G Stone and Julian Thomas. The
conference condemns the use of archaeology to promote ethnic, religious
or political conflict and calls on archaeologists worldwide to respect the
full complexity of their countrys history in the conservation of all aspects
of cultural heritage. This was the motion passed by the Brac conference,
held on the island of Brac in 1998, which addressed the question of the
threat to monuments and cultural property by war, ethnic rivalries,
commercial and other exploitation. 23 papers assess the concept of aworld
heritage and look at the ways in which countries deal with threats to their
cultural heritage, including Europe, Africa, Asia and South America, with
Northern Ireland and the former Yugoslavia featuring prominently. 329p,
b/ wplsandfigs(OneWorldArchaeology41, Routledge2001) Hb80.00
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites Volume 4,
Number 4 (2001)
The journal CMAS presents original research and discussions of all aspects
of the monitoring, protection, restoration and reconstruction of
archaeological sites. Individual sites and topical issues are discussed
alongside broader practical, social and ethical subjects. Contents: Valuing
different road options for Stonehenge (D Maddison & S Mourato);
Dimensional variations of Roman masonry subjected to wetting-drying
cycles (C Giavarini & M L Santarelli); The HMS Swift shipwreck: The
development of underwater heritage protection in Argentina (V Dellino
& M Luz Andere); Quantifying the effects of erosion on the archaeology
of intertidal environments (H P Chapman, W G Fletcher & G Thomas); The
Riga Charter on authenticity and historical reconstruction (H Stovel). 63p,
b/ wfigsandpls(James& James2001) Pb25.00
Back issuesavailableat 25.00 each
Reversibility - Does it Exist?
by Andrew Oddy and Sara Carroll. Following the 1994 conference
Restoration - Isit acceptable?, the 1999 British Museum conference focused
on the reversibility of the main processes of conservation: cleaning,
stabilising, repair and restoration. Twenty-seven papers discuss many
different aspects of the argument, in both theory and practice, and with
regard to different media and object types. 179p, b/ wfigs(BMP Occasional
Paper 135, 1999) Pb28.00
Conservation Plans in Action
edited by Kate Clark. In 1998 a major conference was held in Oxford to
debate Conservation Plans in the UK. The line-up of contributors were
from many different disciplines and brought new and different approaches
to the debtate; representatives came from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the
National Trust, from rural and urban heritage management and museums
and galleries. More than twenty papers are presented in this volume on
the past, present and future of the use of Conservation Plans. 184p, b/ w
plsandfigs(EnglishHeritage1999) Pb15.00
Past Practice Future Prospects
edited by Andrew Oddy and Sandra Smith. A collection of 32 papers
from a conference at The British Museum, looking at the history of the
profession of conservation from the mid-19th century to the present.
The papers consider the work of some of the giants in the field (as well as
some lesser known figures), from Pietro Edwardss theory and practice
of the restoration of art in Venice in the 18th century, and Sir William
Flinders Petries treatment of archaeological artefacts in the field at the
end to the 19th century, to Dr E Clive Rouse and his involvement in the
conservation of English wall-paintings, and George Eastman and the
history of photograph conservation. A few papers also speculate about
the future of conservation practice and the conservation profession. 210p,
manyb/ wfigs(BM OccPaper 145, BMP 2001) Pb28.00
Science and Technology in Historic Preservation
edited by Ray A Williamson and Paul R Nickens. 14 technical papers that
present recent developments in the application of preservation
technologies to historic preservation whilst also highlighting the diverse
objectives of specialists. The chapters are divided into three sections:
discovery and analysis; restoration and conservation; maintenance,
management and protection. Amongst the subjects discussed are
geophysical and digital techniques, methods to date objects and discover
their provenance, underwater archaeology, wood preservation, GIS, the
use of computers, technologies against looting and vandalism and the
long-term conservation of archaeological sites. 357p, b/ willus(Advancesin
Archaeological andMuseumScience4, Kluwer 2000) Hb85.00
Conservation of Artefacts
First Aid for Finds
by David Watkinson and Virginia Neal. This is an invaluable guide to the
on-site handling of archaeological objects of all types portable metal
objects, pottery, bone, skeletons, structures in stone, plaster, concrete and
waterlogged objects. Designed to provide practical information on pack-
ing archaeological finds immediately following their excavation this file
includes a useful list of materials and suppliers. 108p(in a ringboundfile)
(Rescue/ UKIC 1998) 18.00
Glass, Ceramics and Related Materials
edited by Aklice B Paterakis. A collection of 26 articles, written by
conservation specialists from Europe, America, Australia and the Middle
East, which accompanied the 1998 Interim Meeting of the Glass, Ceramics
and Related Materials Working Group of the ICOM Committee for
Conservation, held in Finland. Decorative and architectural glass and
ceramics from a broad geographical and chronological span, from Egypt
and ancient Cyprus to Hampton Court Palace, are discussed
and the articles include archaeological and ethnographic
perspectives. I ncludes discussions of the ethics of
conservation and University training in the subject in the
contributors home nations. 204p, b/ willus, tbs(EVTEK-
Instituteof ArtsandDesign 1998) 29.95
The Elements of Archaeological Conservation
by J M Cronyn. Cronyn considers the nature of artefacts,
their decay, and how they are examined and treated, whether
on-site, in the laboratory, in storage, or on display. 326pwith
figsandillus(Routledge1995) Pb21.99
Organic Remains
Timber. The EC Woodcare Project: Studies of the behaviour,
interrelationships and management of deathwatch beetles in
historic buildings
edited by Brian Ridout. A series of technical and scientific papers taken
from the Woodcareconference held in London in 1998 on structural oak
timber decay in historic buildings and the deathwatch beetle. These 12
papers address the detection, management and control, treatment and
monitoring of fungi, the deathwatch beetle and timber decay. A number
of the papers form reports from the European Commissions Woodcare
Project. 114p, 19 col pls, b/ wfigsandpls, tbs(EnglishHeritageResearchTransactions
4, JamesandJames2001) Pb34.00
Archaeological Wood: Properties, Chemistry, and Preservation
edited by Roger M Rowell and R James Barbour. This book is the first to
combine chemistry with techniques of preserving archaeological wood.
472p, manyb/ wpls(Advancesin ChemistrySeries225, American Chemical Society
1990) Hb69.50
Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects
by J S Mills and R White. Expanded and updated second edition covers
the fundamental chemistry of bulk materials such as wood, paper, natural
fibres and skin products. 206pwithtext-figs(Architectural 1999) Pb32.50
Conservation of Buildings, Monuments and Landscapes
Conservation and Change in Historic Towns
edited by Patricia Dennison. These twenty papers address urban
conservation issues and suggest research directions for the future. The
introduction examines the relationship between conservation and change
in towns in general and is followed by a number of case studies examining
the urban heritage of Europe, including Scandinavian and German towns,
the towns and buildings of Scotland from archaeological and conservation
perspectives. 234p, manyb/ wandcol figs(CBA ResearchReport 122, CBA
1999) Pb34.00
Conserving Buildings: A Manual of Techniques and Materials
by Martin E Weaver. An updated paperback edition of this landmark work
that provides practical information on the characteristics, composition
and deterioration of buildings. Weaver writes from a North American
perspective, although undoubtedly the information and examples cited
are transferrable to a European context. Includes discussions on all the
major materials encountered: stone, ceramics, masonry, metal, glass,
synthetic resins and polymers. 270p, b/ wplsandfigs(Wiley1997) Pb48.50
Stone Monument Decay Study 2000: An Assessment of the
by Sara Pavia and Jason Bolton. Commissioned by the Heritage Council
as part of their ongoing project of research and policy creation, this study
is an assessment of the degree of erosion and degredation of a sample of
112 stone monuments in the Republic of Ireland. It includes a range of
monuments from a wedge tomb, stone circle and portal tomb to tower
houses and Dublin City Hall, though medieval ecclesistical remains
predominate. As well as providing management recommendations for each
site, the authors also interpret the study as a whole, examining the impact
of factors such as pollution, stone composition and vegetation on the rate
of stone decay. A digital copy of the book is also included as a CD-ROM.
228p, 415 col pls, CD-ROM (HeritageCouncil 2001) Pb15.00
Stone. Stone Building Materials, Construction and Associated
Component Systems: Their Decay and Treatment
edited by John Fidler. This volume deals with the repair and conservation
of historic stone masonry. Seven papers discuss projects of research and
development such as evolving systems of protection, keyhole or
microsurgery techniques, an 18-year experimental project using the
consolidant Brethane, the use of lime treatments, sacrificial graffiti barriers
and soft wall capping. Two focus on case studies: the Church of Holy
Cross Temple, Bristol, and Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner in
London. 104p, b/ wfigsandpls(EnglishHeritageResearchTransaction Vol 2,
2002) Pb30.00
Monuments and the Millennium
edited by Jeanne-Marie Teutonico and John Fidler. Twenty-four papers
taken from an international conference on conservation issues concerning
public sculpture and monuments held at the Victoria and Albert Museum
in 1998. The papers are divided between those that deal with approaches
to art-historical, conservation and inventory issues, and others that discuss
technical approaches, case studies and discussions of the future and
commissioning of new public sculpture. The authors derive from a range
of different backgrounds including English Heritage, Imperial War
Museum, art galleries, conservation architects, Historic Scotland, university
departments. 244p, 36 col pls, b/ wfigsandpls(EnglishHeritage2001) 38.50
Informed Conservation: Understanding Historic Buildings and
their Landscapes for Conservation
by Kate Clark. This study provides both an explanation of the need for
Conservation-based Research and Analysis (CoBRA) in heritage practice
and guidelines for how to conduct this effectively. This book has arisen
out of research undertaken by English Heritage into the operation of
PPG16 and is the best book so far available on this subject. 123p, 88 col
andb/ wplsandfigs(EnglishHeritage2001) Pb10.00
Remove Not The Ancient Landmark
edited by D M Reynolds. Public monuments endure and they make
statements. 22 essays by anthropologists, philosophers, and art historians
consider changing relationships between the public and historic
monuments. 250p,b/ willus(GordonandBreach1996) Hb39.00, Pb14.00
Vernacular Buildings in a Changing World
edited by Sarah Pearson and Bob Meeson. These 14 essays are based around
a conference held in Oxford in 1998 on the theories and practical aspects
of studying, recording and archiving vernacular buildings. The authors
look at current conservation issues, new techniques and approaches, the
role of education, access to records and archiving, problems faced by
consultants working with buildings and the role of government policy.
Each contribution is supported by numerous examples and the broader
aims of the volume are summarised in English, French and German. 151p,
b/ wplsandfigs(CBA ResearchReport 126, 2001) Pb17.50
The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean
edited by Marta de la Torre. The Getty Conservation Institute has been at
the forefront of advocating a need for improvement in the ways in which
sites are protected and conserved. This series of papers, based on a
conference held in Los Angeles in 1995, presents an international and
inter-disciplinary exchange of information and ideas on protecting and
managing sites. Case studies discussed include Akrotiri on Thera, the
Roman villa at Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Knossos and Ephesus. 164p, b/ w
plsandfigs, 13 col pls(John Paul GettyTrust 1997) Pb38.50
Archaeological Heritage Ethical and Legal issues
Debating the Archaeological Heritage
by Robin Skeates. An interesting and highly informative introduction to
some of the debates over our heritage. Robin Skeates assesses the rival
claims made on the past and how we define it, who owns it, as well as
issues to do with protecting, managing, interpreting and experiencing our
archaeological heritage. He discusses a number of key debates such as the
Elgin Marbles, Seahenge and the rights of native Americans, as well as the
legislation and political debates over these, in a readble way. His crusade
is to call for greater co-operation and collaboration between various interest
groups, most notably between archaeologists and local people. 160p
(DuckworthDebatesin Archaeologyseries2000) Pb9.99
Archaeological Ethics
edited by Karen D Vitelli. How does one handle looting? What are the
ethics of reburying skeletons? What does professional conduct entail?
This book consists of 23 articles reprinted from Archaeologymagazine de-
signed to encourage such discussion in university seminars. 272p(AltaMira
1996) Hb37.00, Pb13.99
The Responsibilities of Archaeologists: Archaeology and Ethics.
Lampeter Workshop in Archaeology 4
edited by Mark Pluciennik. The idea that archaeologists are representatives
or stewards of the archaeological record does not do justice to the
complex practical decisions archaeologists often have to make, and the
political and moral dilemmas they face. This collection of papers seeks to
move beyond the 2 big issues which tend to dominate any discussion of
ethics in archaeology (namely indigenous issues and artefacts in the art
market) to reveal the complexities of ordinary archaeological practice.
98p, b/ wfigs(ArchaeopressBAR S981, 2001) Pb21.00
Museum Ethics
edited by Gary Edson. Contributors from across the world have written
their views on such contentious topics as the rights of indigenous peoples,
international training, collection and disposal of artefacts. 282p, 20 b/ w
figs(Routledge1997) Hb67.50, Pb23.99
The Public Benefits of Archaeology
edited by Barbara J Little. Twenty-three papers address the role and
responsibilities of archaeologists in giving voices to the sites, people and
objects of the past so that the public can enjoy and learn from them. They
all stress the importance of having a public discourse and explore many
different issues within the debate: education, museum and site
interpretation, site preservation, media relations, politics, public display.
The book is written by American archaeologists for an American public,
but there is much that can be related to a European audience. 277p, 15 b/
wpls, 2 tbs(Florida UP 2002) Hb37.50
Policy and Law in Heritage Conservation
edited by Robert Pickard. This study focuses on the different ways in
which European countries regard and deal with their architectural and
archaeological heritage. Fourteen countries are taken in turn with a final
review drawing together the different ideas, policies and observations made
by the various authors. Each author looks at the methods of protection
and conservation, funding, public and specialised bodies, education and
training and the definition of heritage in each country: Belgium, Czech
Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta,
The Netherlands, Spain, UK. 348p, b/ wplsandfigs(Spon 2001) Pb38.50
Archaeological Heritage Law
by Neil Cookson. Archaeology, especially fieldwork, is now under the
spotlight of public and local authority scrutiny in all aspects of its work.
This volume provides a narrative, with technical and legal information,
on the legal aspects increasingly involved within archaeology: issues of
land ownership, protection of sites, monuments and land, planning law,
copyright, contracts, burial law, and so forth. A much needed guide that
brings clarity to the complex issues of heritage law. 905p(A volumemade
largebythesmall pageandlargefont size) (BarryRoseLaw/ Countrywise2000) Hb
47.00, Pb27.50
Archaeology in Law
by J Pugh-Smith, J Samuels and R Harwood. A study of the legislative
position of all aspects of archaeology, that explains the legal significance
of different types of remains, evidence and investigation. 378p(Sweet and
Maxwell 1996) Hb81.00
The Archaeology of Value: Essays on Prestige and the Processes
of Valuation
edited by Douglass Bailey and Steve Mills. Essays originally presented as
papers at the 1995 European Association of Archaeologists Conference.
Contributions from A Sinclair, C Andersson and A-M Hllans, M Pearson,
N Russell, A Palavestra, F Quesada, A Pydyn, J Chapman and R Skeates.
146p, figs(BAR S730, 1998) Pb35.00
The Return of Cultural Treasures
by Jeanette Greenfield. A revised edition of Greenfields book that brings
the international record up-to-date with information on the problems of
heritage ownership generated by the break-up of the former Soviet Union.
351p, 98 figs(CambridgeUP 1989, 2ndedn1996) Pb22.95
The Dead and their Possessions: Repatriation in principle, policy
and practice
edited by Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert and Paul Turnbull. This book
documents the current state of debate regarding the repatriation and
reburial of human remains, especially in colonised countries, such as the
USA and Australia. Several papers discuss the common arguments against
repatriation, including that put forward by scientists that repatriation would
entail a loss to science of a unique source of information. Some consider
the practical problems associated with the wholesale application of reburial
laws whilst others look at the legal, financial, ethical, emotive and
intellectual issues. A well-balanced and thought-provoking collection of
essays. 340p, 31 b/ wfigs, 5 tbs(OneWorldArch. 43, Routledge2002) Hb80.00
Cultural Resources Archaeology: An Introduction
by Thomas W Neumann and Robert M Sanford. Almost 80 percent of
people employed as archaeologists in the United States work in private
industry or as government regulators who often oversee private sector
work. Most students are trained in an academic environment, but get jobs
in this extra-academic world of contract archaeology or Cultural
Resource Management archaeology (CRM). This text is designed as ashort
summary of what CRM work involves, and as a practical students guide
to archaeology beyond graduation. Key chapters look at US environmental
and preservation laws and how they work on an everyday level, the process
of designing a project, the steps involved in archaeological assessment
and regulatory compliance, the process of preparing areport for the project
sponsor, Federal regulations, standards and guidlines on documentation,
and the professional code of ethics. The text is accompanied by pertinent
case studies and a glossary of technical terms. 257p, b/ wfigs, tbs(AltaMira
2001) Pb18.95
Archaeology under Fire
edited by Lynn Meskell. The Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean are
some of the most politically charged regions of the world. The contributors
to this book discuss archaeologys role in these regions, and its use and
abuse to support ethnic cleansing in the Balkans, perpetuate a divided
Cyprus or continue the destruction of Beirut. 240p(Routledge1998) Hb
57.50, Pb17.99
Nationalism and Archaeology: Scottish Archaeological Forum
edited by J Atkinson, I Banks and J OSullivan. After fifty years of silence,
nationalism is now a major question in archaeology. Eighteen short pa-
pers from the 1994 Scottish Archaeological Forum address a wide variety
of issues relating to Scotland and Ireland to the Romano-British, Bel-
gium, Sweden, ancient Greece and Russia. Stimulating, at times eloquent,
and largely free of jargon. 213p(Cruithne1996) Pb12.50
Nationalism, Politics and the Practice of Archaeology
edited by Philip L Kohl and Clare Fawcett. A collection of articles which
attempt to describe the ways in which archaeology is used for political
and nationalistic purposes. This century has already seen much abuse of
the ancestral record, and the introduction to this book points out that the
blatantly political manipulation of archaeological data is particularly acute
today in those areas ...which are experiencing ethnic wars associated with
the dissolution of old regimes and the emergence of new nation-states.
A sobering account. 329p(CambridgeUP 1995) Hb50.00, Pb18.95
Stealing and Trading the Past
Illicit Antiquities: The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of
by Neil Brodie. The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial
gain is a serious problem worldwide. From looting, destruction during
war, smuggling and such like, this volume highlights the effects this has
on cultural heritage and the legal and local responses in an attempt to
preserve the past. 336p, 19 b/ wpls, 11 b/ wfigs(OneWorldArchaeology42,
Routledge2001) Hb75.00
Loot Legitimacy and Ownership
by Colin Renfrew. Here Colin Renfrew engages on a forthright moral
crusade against those who are de-valuing and destroying our archaeological
heritage, and rightly so. The unpublished, unprovenanced objects which
are part of agrowing illicit antiquities market add nothing to our knowledge
of past societies and this lucrative trade encourages further clandestine
looting from sites. Rather than merely outlining the problems and issues,
Renfrew admirably states what needs to be done to redress this crisis
and how all of us can play our part. 160p, 10 b/ wpls(DuckworthDebatesin
Archaeology2000) Pb9.99
Trade in Illicit Antiquities: The Destruction of the Worlds
Archaeological Heritage
edited by Neil Brodie, Jennifer Doole and Colin Renfrew. All over the
world archaeological sites are being looted to feed an ever-expanding
antiquities market. With this in mind, in October 1999 the McDonald
Institute convened an international symposium of archaeologists and other
interested parties, which allowed them to give accounts of looting in their
own countries, to share their experiences and to consider possible remedies
or preventative measures. The proceedings of the symposium are now
published in this volume with contributors from many of the major
museums and university departments in Europe, Africa, Americaand Asia.
The volume concludes with a series of aims and objectives proposed by
the International Standing Committee on the Traffic in Illicit Antiquities.
184p, 73 illus, 11 tbs(McDonaldInstituteMonographs2001) Hb25.00
Stealing History: The Illicit Trade in Cultural Material
by Neil Brodie, Jenny Doole and Peter Wilson. This pamphlet provides
an overview of the destruction caused by the illicit trade in antiquities.
The authors assess the ethical, legal and moral implications of looting,
the production of and trading in fakes and replicas and the economics of
this process. They look at the role of commercial and official organisations
and make recommendations for the UK government and suggestions to
museums for dealing with this illicit trade. 60p, b/ wfigsandpls(McDonald
Institutefor Archaeological Research2000) Pb12.00
Antiquities: Trade or Betrayed
edited by Kathryn W Tubb. Presents the arguments concerning the rights
and wrongs of trade in antiquities. 263p, 36 col pls(Archetype1995) Pb24.50
Trade in Antiquities: Reducing Destruction and Theft
by Patrick J OKeefe. Looks at the many potential problems in attempting
to overcome the illicit side of a booming market. 134p(Archetype1997) Pb
Heritage Management
Heritage: Identification, Conservation and Management
by Graeme Alpin. What is heritage, how can we define and then manage
it? Alpins study focuses on the landscapes, places, sites and buildings that
make up our heritage, discussing the concept of heritage and its
components. With examples taken largely from Australia he looks at the
conservation and management of heritage items, at links with tourism,
commerce, regulatory bodies, and the roles of various organisations and
communities, highlighting different priorities and perceptions of the past.
372p, manyb/ wplsandfigs(OxfordUP 2002) Pb18.99
Our Fragile Heritage: Documenting the Past for the Future
edited by Henrik Jarl Hansen and Gillian Quine. Twenty papers concerned
with the different approaches to documenting and recording heritage sites
and monuments, using site inventories and databases, Sites and Monuments
Records and digital archives. Includes case studies fromIndia, Africa, Spain,
South America, the Near East, Iceland, central and south-east Europe.
197p, b/ wfigsandpls(Nationalmuseet Denmark 1999) Hb34.00
Archaeological Heritage Management in the Modern World
edited by Henry Cleere. 31 papers from a 1986 Southampton conference
dealing with different approaches to heritage management, with regional
and specific case studies from around the world, and
information on the training, recruitment and
management of archaeologists involved in heritage
management. 318p(OneWorldArch 9, Routledge
1989, rep2000) Pb27.99, special price22.00
Managing Historic Sites and Buildings
by Gill Chitty and David Baker. This volume
tackles the major issues facing the management
of historic sites and the choices involved in their
conservation. Problems and solutions are
addressed through a series of case studies. 192p
(Routledge1999) Hb62.50, Pb17.99
Managing the Historic Rural Landscape
edited by Jane Grenville. Grenville examines the questions and conflicts
that arise in managing the historic landscape. She evaluates what is
significant in the landscape, the relationships between management and
preservation of historic monuments and issues that arise when the function
of the landscape changes. Draws on archaeology, ecology and government
agencies to provide an overview of policy and practice. 179p, b/ wfigsand
pls(Routledge1999) Hb62.50, Pb17.99
The Invention of the Historic Monument
by Franoise Choay. From the Renaissance onwards we can trace agrowing
awareness or consciousness of the need to preserve the remains of our
past. Now translated into English, this study traces the origins of the
concept of the built heritage and the development of institutions and
legislation to protect and preserve ancient monuments, as well as the
different motives for doing so. With examples taken largely from France,
Choay traces the phenomenon of the historic monument from the 15th
to the 20th century. 247p, 21 b/ wpls(CambridgeUP Engl edn 2001) Hb
Cultural Resource Management in Contemporary Society
edited by Francis P MacManamon. The international range of contributors
describe various means of preserving, protecting and presenting vital
cultural resources within the context of economic development and other
aspects of late twentieth century life. 344p, 7 illus, 25 b/ wpls, 5 maps(One
WorldArchaeology33, Routledge1999) Hb87.50, special price42.40
A Future for the Past? An Introduction to Heritage Studies
by Mark Brisbane and John Wood. Designed for those interested in the
historic environment, this introductory study looks at the power of our
heritage, emphasizing methods for future protection, conflicts of interest
that arise and management alternatives. 52p, manyb/ willus(Education On
Siteseries, EnglishHeritage1996) Pb7.99
The Future of European Archaeology
by Willem Willems. As head of the Dutch Archaeological Service, Willem
Willems is uniquely in touch with the movement towards greater
archaeological cooperation in Europe. Here he sets out his controversial
vision of a pan-European coordinating body for archaeological research
and heritage management in the 21st century. Professional archaeologists
cannot afford to ignore this authoritative vision of a centrally-organised
future. 24p(OxbowLectureSeries3, 1999) Pb3.00
Management of Historic Centres
edited by Robert Pickard. This important book highlights the progress
that has been made across Europe in the environmental and heritage
management of historic urban centres through the example of twelve
representative case studies. These comprise Bruges in Belgium, Telc in
the Czech Republic, Ribe in Denmark, Rochefort in France, Old Tibilisi
in Georgia, Erfurt in Germany, Dublin, Venice, Riga in Latvia, Malta,
santiago de Compostela and Granger Town in Newcastle upon Tyne. The
sites vary in size and character, face different problems and are managed
in a variety of ways, yet each centre highlights key issues, including policy
and planning, management and regeneration, tourism and heritage and
sustainability. 294p, b/ willus, tbs(Spon 2001) Pb37.00
Historical and Philosophical Issues in the Conservation of
Cultural Heritage
edited by N Price et al. Seminal texts on the conservation of art and
architecture discussing topics such as the acceptability of reconstruction
and over-cleaning. 630p, 57 col and32 b/ willus(GettyTrust 1996) Pb29.95
Erosion Control on Archaeological Earthworks and Recreational
edited by David McGlade. The papers included in this book are based on
a seminar organised by the Hadrians Wall Path National Trail Project, in
March 2000. Intended as a skills and knowledge sharing seminar to inform
the process of developing the Hadrians Wall Path, the information outlined
here is of relevance to the management of most archaeological sites and
their associated paths. Using case studies ranging from Stonehenge and
Offas Dyke to the Tir Gofal scheme, the contributors briefly explore the
theory and practice of heritage site management and outline the practical
benefits and drawbacks of a wide variety of construction techniques and
materials. 68p, 90 b/ wpls, mapsandfigs(NorthumberlandCountyCouncil 2001)
Managing Archaeology
edited by M A Cooper, A Firth, J Carman and D Wheatley. The 16 papers
in this book examine the place of archaeology in the modern world, and
particularly the structure of the profession in Britain. 259p(Routledge1995)
Assessing Site Significance: A Guide for Archaeologists
by Donald L Hardesty and BarbaraJ Little. Focusing on Americas National
Register of Historic Places, this study contributes to the debate of what
qualifies a modern site for archaeological investigation or preservation.
The first part explores the ways in which a sites significance is assessed
and discusses the nature of archaeological information. The second
examines specific American case studies, including linear sites, farmsteads
and industrial and large-scale sites. 184p(AltaMira 2000) Hb47.00, Pb
Archaeological Heritage in the Netherlands
edited by W J H Willems, H Kars and D P Hallewas. This book reviews
the many facets of archaeological heritage management in the Netherlands.
359p, figsandb/ wpls(VanGorcum1997) Pb26.50
Archaeology and Created Memory: Public History in a National
by Paula A Shackel. The town of Harpers Ferry, on the confluence of the
Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, played a significant role in the American
Civil War and is now a National Historical Park. This study investigates
the effects of civil war on civilian life and the towns urban and industrial
rebuilding after the war and shows how archaeology can be used to both
bolster public memory or contract it by providing an alternative past. 191p,
43 b/ willus, tbs(Global Historical Archaeology, Kluwer 2001) Hb42.00
Heritage, Museums, Education and the Public
Heritage Visitor Attractions: An Operations Management
edited by Anna Leask and Ian Yeoman. A clearly structured textbook
intended to provide students with a wide-ranging knowledge and
understanding of heritage visitor attractions. 303p(Cassell 1999) Hb50.00,
Presenting Archaeology to the Public: Digging for Truths
edited by John H Jameson. This book suggests guidelines through which
complex archaeological evidence can be conveyed to the lay public whether
by formal education, site tours, museum displays or volunteer programs.
288p, 54 illus(Sage1997) Pb23.95
Teaching the Past: A Practical Guide for Archaeologists
edited by Vikki Pearson. The collected papers, written by people
experienced in the educational aspects of archaeology, cover everything
from funding sources to fieldwork activities, health and safety to the
National Curriculum. The book is ostensibly aimed at providing education
for the 5-14 age group, however much of the information and ideas
provided here would have relevance to other interest groups. 70p, 16 b/ w
pls, illus(CBA/ Cresswell HeritageTrust/ EnglishHeritage2001) Pb5.99
The Educational Role of the Museum
edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill. This revised and updated second
edition contains new articles addressing the relationship of museums and
galleries to their audiences. 336p(Routledge2ndedn 1998) Hb70.00 Pb
The Presented Past: Heritage, Museums and Education
edited by P G Stone and B L Molyneaux. The 35 papers in this volume
are concerned with the differences between the comparatively static, well-
understood way in which the past is presented in schools, museums and
at historic sites around the world, compared to the approaches presently
being explored in archaeology. 520pwithfigsandillus(OneWorldArchaeology
25, Routledge1994, Pb1999) Hb97.50, special price47.50
Learning in the Museum
by George E Hein. Hein puts forward theories about the ways in which
visitors can learn best and how to create such exhibitions. 213p(Routledge
1998) Hb63.00, Pb17.99
Bibliography for History, History Curatorship and Museums
by Gaynor Kavanagh. A bibliographic source of reference for those
engaged in training and research in museum work and curatorship. 221p
(Scolar 1996) Hb42.50
The Archaeology Education Handbook
edited by Karolyn Smardz and Shelley J Smith. A guidebook introducing
archaeologists to how archaeology is taught in American schools and how
the relationship between educational and professional and academic
archaeologists can be improved. 35 contributors look at educational
standards, student learning, the curriculum, presenting archaeology to
children through museums and educational programs, teaching
archaeologists to teach archaeology and much more besides, with the focus
wholly on American and Canadian educational systems. 447p, tbsandfigs
(AltaMira 2000) Hb57.00, Pb26.95
The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education and
the Public
by Peter G Stone. To what extent are our reconstructions of past societies
dictated more by our own conceptions or preconceptions of the past,
than by real archaeological evidence? Stone discusses the problems and
mistakes experienced in reconstruction, encouraging the need for
experimentation and a greater awareness of accuracy and appreciation of
the nature of the audience, whether political, economic, tourism or
educational. 296p(OneWorldArchaeology36, Routledge1999) Hb87.50,
special price42.50
Museum, Media, Message
edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill. An up-to-date book on the relationship
between museums, their audience and the media in general. 320p, 15 figs
(Routledge1995) Hb67.50, Pb21.99
Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture
by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill. This study aims to promote debate about
the purpose of museum collections and the educational value of museums
through an analysis of the selection and presentation of specific objects
and the reaction that they trigger in spectators. The discussion draws on a
variety of perspectives, including historical examinations of collections
and collectors, the art history of objects, the social and cultural role of
museums and the educational theory behind them. Specific subjects
include the 19th-20th century transformation of the authority of museums,
visual culture, the founding collections of the National Portrait Gallery,
the Lakota Ghost Dance Shirt and the books of Makereti or Margaret
Staples-Brown. 195p, b/ willus(Routledge2000) Hb55.00, Pb16.99
Museums and Memory
edited by Susan A Crane. A collection of eleven essays that explore the
relationship between museums and memory, looking at how people
experience and perceive museums and how the information and knowledge
they present is stored and remembered in peoples memories. Following
four general and theoretical essays on the subject, a series of case studies
are presented from Japan, China, Germany and the Americas. 257p(Stanford
UP 2000) Hb43.00, Pb14.95
Making City Histories in Museums
edited by G Kavanagh and E Frostick. A surprisingly entertaining and
readable investigation of the development of city museums and their
meaning to those who use them. 212p, 9 tbs, 16 figs(Leicester UP 1998, Pb
2001) Pb18.99
Museums, Society, Inequality
edited by Richard Sandell. 18 papers, originating from a conference held
in Leicester in 2000, assess the social role and responsiblities of museums
across the First and Third Worlds. Intended to provoke debate concerning
the evolution and purpose of museums, contributors focus on the
exclusion and inclusion of sectors of society and look at ways in which
museums can unite communities across the social spectrum. 268p, b/ w
illus(Routledge2002) Hb55.00, Pb17.99
Making Histories in Museums
edited by Gaynor Kavanagh. Delivered in an upbeat and positive way, this
accessible book opens a series exploring the potential of museum-based
histories to engage with people using a multitude of ideas and attitudes
towards the past. It deals with types of uncomfortable or contradictory
narratives that are rarely presented, with each contributor outlining
theoretical frameworks within a specific topic and elaborating on case
studies, and comparisons of practice. 285p, 15 b/ wfigs(Leicester UP Pb
1996, rep1999) Pb16.99
Archaeological Displays and the Public: Museology and
edited by Paulette M McManus. This edition brings new papers and new
material to this discussion of the relationship between archaeology, the
public and those who mediate between the two. Twelve papers question
the perceptions and expectations of the public as well as those who at-
tempt to inspire, motivate and educate visitors to sites and exhibitions.
Subjects: Institutional Setting; Museum exhibitions; Site interpretation and
education. 168p, b/ wfigsandpls(Archetype1996, 2ndedn2000) Pb24.50
Behind the Scenes at the Science Museum
by Sharon Macdonald. This privileged look behind the scenes tracks the
history of a particular exhibit at the Science Museum in London in order
to explain how decisions about exhibitions are made, by whom, and why
certain objects are favoured above others. The study also widens to
consider broader issues of the creation of popular culture, how exhibitions
are affected by national and global influences and the interpretations and
views of visitors. 224p, figs(Berg2002) Hb44.99, Pb14.99
Making Early Histories in Museums
edited by Nick Merriman. A collection of papers devoted to the prob-
lems of interpreting archaeological evidence and presenting the facts to
a non-specialist audience. Contents: Presenting Archaeology; the Repre-
sentation of Prehistory in Museums; Displaying Roman Britain in the
Museum; Portrayal of Early Anglo-Saxon Life and Material Culture in
Museums; Habitat Dioramas, Life Groups and Reconstructions of the
Past; The Politics and Practicalities of Reconstructions in the Museum
Gallery; Archaeology, Gender and the Museum; Open-air Reconstruc-
tions of Prehistoric Life; The Role of Hands-On Activities in Museum
Archaeology Displays; Aspects of Contemporary Attitudes Towards Ar-
chaeology; Museums and Material Culture. 212p, 14 figs(Leicester UP 1999)
Cultural Diversity: Developing Museum Audiences in Britain
edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill. This book sets out to highlight
conventional working practices with aview to reviewing the social function
of the museum in relation to the demands of ethnic groups. 230p, 17 b/ w
figs(Leicester UP 1997, Pb2001) Pb18.99
The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture
edited by S Macdonald. Even those museumexhibitions focused on science
and technology may still be seen as having been manipulated, however
unconsciously, around ideas of race, citizenship, progress and national
difference. ThePoliticsof Displaybrings together studies of contemporary
and historical exhibitions and contends that exhibitions are never, and
never have been, above politics. 246p, b/ willus(Routledge1998) Hb67.50,
Heritage and Museums: Shaping national identity
edited by J M Fladmark. The thirty papers given here were presented at
The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention in 1999 and focus
on the role of the museum in creating, directing and influencing national
identities. The papers fall into three main categories focusing on the
Museumof Scotland, its creation and development and peoples perception
of it, national heritage and identities and collaboration between museums,
and finally, international exchange between museums and ways of learning
from one another. 393p, b/ wpls(Donhead2000) Hb38.50
Health, Safety and Security: Welcoming our Visitors, Managing
and Presenting Heritage Sites
This ringbound file provides a guide to the activities of English Heritage
in terms of the ways in which they comply with modern health and safety
standards and security regulations. The major hazards of working in and
visiting historic buildings are discussed and codes of safe conduct are
outlined. It is aimed at tutors and students taking tourism, heritage or
other vocational courses and is part of a wider series that looks at how
English Heritage manages and takes responsibility for its heritage
attractions. Ringboundfile(EnglishHeritage2001) 14.99
Museums and Curatorship
Museums and Popular Culture
by Kevin Moore. Originally published in 1997, this is a critique of modern
museum practice with suggestions for a sustainable future. Moore argues
that icons from popular culture, such as the football used in the 1966
World Cup Final, should be open to the same interpretation as traditional
exhibits and that museums should provide what the public wants, such as
interactive theme parks. The main aim of the book is to promote debate
within the museum world about its present role and relevance. 182p, 12
b/ wfigs(Leicester UP 1997, Pbedn 2000) Pb15.99
The Birth of the Museum
by Tony Bennet. Bennet investigates how 19th and 20th-century museums,
fairs and exhibitions have organised their collections, their visitors, and
their picture of the past. 278pwithfigsandillus(Routledge1995) Hb60.00,
Godly Things: Museums, Objects and Religion
edited by Crispin Paine. The first book to look at the relationship between
religion and the museum environment and how spiritualism and religious
and sacred objects are treated by curators, conservators and museum and
exhibition managers. Includes a number of general papers looking at the
broader context as well as studies of particular religions and museums:
Buddhism, Judaism, in Londons museums, in Northern Ireland, the
Catharijneconvent Museum in Utrecht, churches, chapels and religious
heritage in Britain. 235p, b/ wplsandillus(Leicester UP 2000) Hb49.95
Museums and the Natural Environment
by Peter Davis. An interesting insight into the conservation and display
of the natural world. 286p, b/ wpls, 12 b/ wfigs(Leicester UP 1996) Hb55.00
Museums, Objects and Collections: A Cultural Study
edited by Susan M Pearce. Pearce discusses the nature of museums, of
their material, and of curatorship, as cultural expressions in their own
right, and [develops] theoretical perspectives which help in this
understanding. 296p, b/ wfigs(Leicester UP 1992, rep1998) Pb17.99
On Collecting
by Susan M Pearce. Surveys suggest that one in three of us collect
something in a systematic way, setting ordinarily mundane objects aside
and giving them special value this book explores why. Taking examples
from modern commercial settings as well as traditional museum exhibits,
Pearce explores collecting in the light of modern material studies. This
approach illuminates the important interplay of humans with objects to
show that collections shape their creators and their visitors as much as
they are shaped themselves. 440p, 20 pls(Routledge1995, Pb1999) Hb65.00,
Theorizing Museums
edited by S Macdonald and G Fyfe. The modern museum contains actors,
odours, interactive displays and much more and they have become, as the
editors point out, key cultural loci of our times. This volume examines
museums as sites in which socially and culturally embedded theories are
performed, and how this performance compares with the reality. 236p, 9
illus(Blackwell 1996) Pb15.99
Ecomuseums: A Sense of Place
by Peter Davis. The concept of an ecomuseum is something relatively
new in Britain, but has been well known in Europe since the 1960s.
Ecomuseums exists within a defined geographical area or territory and
include a close involvement with the local community when caring for
the local heritage, whilst also striving to overcome many of the problems
which face traditional existing museums. In this book Peter Davis charts
the historical and philosophical origins and development of the
ecomuseum. Beginning in France, he discusses case studies across
Continental Europe, North America, Australia, Japan and developing
countries, as well as its potential in Britain. 271p, 16 b/ wfigs(Leicester UP
1999) Hb55.00
Raw Histories: Photographs, Anthropology and Museums
by Elizabeth Edwards. Photographs have been the most significant medium
for anthropologists and ethnologists since the 19th century and, as such,
have an important place in museum collections and archives. This
theoretical yet readable study explores the theatricality of photographs
and assesses their validity as records of history. Subjects include the
processes of collecting an archive, the potential role of photographs in
museums, the relationship between photographs and objects and the nature
of specific anthropological photographic archives and projects. 270p, b/ w
illus(MaterializingCulture, Berg2001) Hb42.99, Pb14.99
Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era
by Moira G Simpson. In recent years there has been a growing awareness
of the need for profound changes in the attitudes and activities of
museums and cultural centres. In this revised paperback edition Moira
Simpson looks at the debates and controversies over the representation
of particular cultures within the context of the museum, and at the degree
of openness and co-operation that does or does not exist in some cases.
As well as highlighting these criticisms, she discusses the growth of
museums founded by indigenous ethnic groups such as the Aboriginal
Australians, the Native Americans and Ukranians, and their portrayal of
their own culture. Inevitably she finishes by looking to the future and
what can be done to improve access and sharing of information to ensure
that museums have a continuing role in future societies. 336p, b/ wpls
(Routledge1996, Pbrevedn 2001) Hb57.50, Pb18.99
Museums and Archaeology in West Africa
edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin. Museums in many African countries
are still rather basic and marginal institutions. This book considers how
museums work with archaeologists, governments and the media to make
recent research accessible and interesting for African people who are
rapidly losing touch with their heritage. 178pwithillus(Smithsonian Institution
Press/ JamesCurrey1997) Hb35.00, Pb14.95
Museums, Archaeologists and Indigenous People: Archaeology
and the Public in Nigeria
by Pamela Ifeoma Eze-Uzomaka. This study looks at the organisation,
management and presentation of Nigerias heritage, assesses peoples
perceptions of their past and studies how museums and other organisations
have contibuted to this lack of public awareness. Eze-Uzomaka shows
that there is room for improvement. 210p, b/ wplsandfigs(Archaeopress
BAR S904, 2000) Pb35.00
The British Museum Encyclopaedia of Underwater and Maritime
edited by James P Delgado. A comprehensive reference work on
underwater archaeology containing 500 topic entries arranged
alphabetically. Subjects like the Uluburun shipwreck and the Mary Rose
are discussed by their excavators whilst the techniques of underwater
survey and excavation, legislation and the tools and methods used, are
discussed by experts. With a number of subject overviews and extensive
cross-referencing this forms an easy-to-use source for both practitioners
and general readers. 493p, b/ wfigsandpls(BMP 1997, Pb2001) Pb19.99
Underwater Archaeology
by Jean-Yves Blot. This booklet highlights not only the excitement and
danger but also the painstaking research involved in exploring our unique
underwater heritage. 175p, over 200 illus(ThamesandHudson1996) Pb6.95
An Indexed Bibliography of Underwater Archaeology and Related
compiled by John Sherwood Illsley. An essential non-selective bibliography.
It brings together more than 12,000 citations compiled from periodical
notes. 270p(AnthonyNelson 1996) Pb25.00
Archaeology Underwater
edited by M Dean, B Ferrari, I Oxley, M Redknap and K Watson. The
Nautical Archaeology Societys Guide to Principles and Practice. As befits
ahandbook it provides detailed guidance on the discovery of sites, planning
projects, recording, position fixing, methods of search, survey, underwater
excavation, post-fieldwork recording and publication. 336p, 146 figs
(Nautical ArchaeologySociety1992) Pb25.00
Archaeology and the Social History of Ships
by Richard Gould. An excellent up-to-date review of this field of research,
highlighting new developments in the methodologies and techniques of
underwater archaeology. Includes all aspects of the subject including
background history to the discipline, the archaeology of boats, other
watercraft and their wrecks, modern maritime trade and exchange, the
early age of the sail, modern naval warfare, submerged ports and docks,
treasure hunting and the future of underwater archaeology, ships and
shipwrecks. Well-written, with a wonderful range of illustrations, and
worthy of a more prestigious title than textbook. 360p, 74 b/ wplsandfigs
(CambridgeUP 2000) Hb60.00, Pb20.95
Legal Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage: National
and International Perspectives
edited by Sarah Dromgoole. The underwater cultural heritage is a field in
which there has been growing international interest. Shipwrecks and coastal
waters are facing the increasing risk of serious damage or destruction
through treasure seekers and the activities of commercial developers.
While some countries have had protective legislation in place for some
time, others have only recently begun to contemplate it. This volume
includes a collection of essays examining the legal and practical aspects:
part one consists of thirteen national perspectives while part two comprises
a discussion of the position of cultural remains in international waters.
The work provides avaluable source of comparative material which should
be of interest to all those concerned with protecting the underwater cultural
heritage. 239p(Kluwer LawInternational 1999) Hb56.00
First Aid for Underwater Finds
by Wendy Robinson. This enlarged second edition of First Aid for Marine
Finds is intended to be used for immediate and practical advice on the
preservation of marine finds ..and directs the reader on how to deal with
legitimately recovered material until the advice of a qualified conservator
can be sought. 128p(Archetype1998) Pb16.50
Diving up the Human Past
by Bruno E J S Werz. Focusing on maritime archaeology in South Africa,
this study provides insight into current thoughts, and sketches
developments, complemented
by case studies on the
excavation of 17th century
shipwrecks of the Dutch
East India company. 214p,
figs (BAR S749, 1999) Pb
Encyclopedia of Archaeology Vol 1 & 2: The Great Archaeologists
edited by Tim Murray. These two volumes present biographies of many
of the worlds greatest archaeologists, including the well known, such as
Henrich Schliemann, to the lesser known figures of Russian and Chinese
archaeology. The authors of these biographies, well-known archaeologists
themselves, focus on the lives and works of these individuals, their
influence and contribution to the world of archaeology. Includes useful
glossaries, references and further reading, subject indexes and a list of the
biographees. 2 vols: 950p(ABC Clio1999) Hb105.50
Encyclopedia of Archaeology Volume 1,2,3: History and
edited by Tim Murray. Three volumes packed full of information on the
history of archaeology and major discoveries from around the world.
Including long essays and short entries on archaeological pioneers and
practitioners, heroes and villains...discoveries and debates...concepts and
techniques...periods and regions...organizations and museums. These
volumes travel the world from prehistory to the present day forming an
encyclopedic coverage of archaeological discovery. Includes special
features such as a timeline, maps, large index, general bibliography and
many illustrations. 1432p, manyillus(ABC Clio2001) Hb205.50
Great Excavations: John Romers History of Archaeology
by John Romer. As seen on television, this is a grand, illustrated sweep
through three hundred years of archaeological discoveries. Romer
describes the personalities of archaeology, Schliemann, Rivers, Petrie,
Carter and the Leakeys amongst others, who pushed human history back
beyond the Bible and Greek mythology. This is also a history of attitudes:
archaeological interpretation was coloured by the beliefs of the
archaeologist who was searching for places from the Old and New
Testaments, Homeric Troy or fascist Rome. Chapters take the reader on a
tour across Europe to the Middle East, Africa and South America,
including Herculaneum and Pompeii, Hallstatt, Olduvai, the Valley of
the Kings, Mycenae, Jerusalem, Mexico City and Athens. This is an
attractive book with a lively narrative accompanied by a wealth of colour
illustrations. 216p, manycol andb/ willus(Cassell 2000) Hb18.99, Pb14.99
Living Archaeology
by Philip Rahtz. An entertaining autobiography of one of the best known
and most highly regarded archaeologists of recent times. In this book,
Philip Rahtz recounts his early life, family, childhood, education and his
early career both within and outside of archaeology. He has excavated
many important sites, including Bordesley Abbey, Glastonbury Tor,
Cannington Cemetery, the church at Deerhurst St Mary and the Iron Age
hillfort at Cadbury Congresbury, and gained many great friends and
colleagues along the way. Beginning his archaeological career as an amateur
and with no formal training, Philip Rahtz has become a giant in British
archaeology Mick Aston (Foreword). 288p, 122 b/ wplsandfigs(Tempus
2001) Pb17.99
The Discovery of the Past
by Alain Schnapp. This book explores the ways in which mankind has
become conscious of the past, focusing on discovery, rediscovery and
reinterpretation of the apst, and the ways in which this knowledge has
affected perceptions of the present, from Hesiod and Lucretius to Thomas
Jefferson. 384p, 68 col & 207 b/ willus(BMP 1999) Pb14.99
Conversations with Lew Binford
by Paula Sabloff. Lewis Binford: licensed house builder, dog owner (Trixie)
and father of processualism speaks to Paula Sabloff about his life,
motivations and intellectual development. This is afascinating little volume
based on conversations in 1982 when Sabloff asked Binford to explain to
her (a non-archaeologist) the basis of his thought. Peppered with human
interest this book also is a useful introduction to some of Binfords more
complex ideas. 108p, 11 b/ wpls(Oklahoma UP 1998) Hb16.95, Pb9.95
Henry Fairfield Osborn. Race and the Search for the Origins of Man
by Brian Regal. An intellectual biography of Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-
1935), a neo-Darwinian who was a major figure in the debate over human
evolution in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Director of the
American Museum of Natural History and a man with all the prejudices
..of his day, this book places his theories within the scientific and
evangelical context of the day and highlights his belief in the Central
Asian origins of man. 219p, 13 b/ willus(Ashgate2002) Hb40.00
Cyril Fox: Archaeologist Extraordinary
by Charles Scott-Fox. In this biography of Sir Cyril Fox (1882-1967),
Charles Scott-Fox discovers that his father was an extraordinary man, an
inspiring teacher, an effective administrator, a humanist and an influential
archaeologist during the golden years of 20th century archaeology. This
book begins as it should with his early childhood and his schooling, before
moving on to his university education, his time spent in the Army and his
early interest in archeology, initially as ahobby. The excavations and surveys
that he carried out, especially those in the Cambridgeshire area, the
numerous appointments that he held and the number of major and
influential publications that he produced, including his doctoral thesis
Archaeologyof theCambridgeRegion, testify to the extraordinary life and
career of this man. 256p, 93 b/ wfigs(OxbowBooks2002) Hb25.00
Aileen A Pioneering Archaeologist
by Aileen Fox. Aileen Fox, a pioneer of archaeology at Exeter University,
was one of the first women to hold a senior post at a British university
and was a committed supporter of local archaeology throughout a career
that spanned six decades. This highly personal and engaging memoir
records her life and work in great detail, from her birth in affluent
Kensington in 1907, through a career alongside Mortimer Wheeler and
other luminaries with prehistoric excavations in south Wales and southern
England to her productive decade in New Zealand. 204p, 24 b/ wpls, maps
(Gracewing2000) Pb12.99
A Zest for Life: the story of Alexander Keiller
by Lynda J Murray. Fast cars, skiing, marmalade and archaeology
Alexander Keiller was an important figure in the development of British,
and especially Wiltshire archaeology in the 1920s and 30s. Heir to the
Keiller fortune, Alexander had a profound love for archaeology and put
enormous funds and effort into launching his own excavations at sites
such as Windmill Hill and Avebury. He is also remembered for his work
with O G S Crawford in taking air photographs of sites across Wiltshire,
resulting in Wessex fromtheAir in 1928, and for his unsuccessful attempts
to build a museum near Stonehenge. A well-written and entertaining
biography. 134p, 56 b/ wfigs(Morven Books1999) Pb9.99
Grahame Clark: An Intellectual Biography of an Archaeologist
by Brian Fagan. Grahame Clark (1907-1995), excavator of Starr Carr and
other important Mesolithic sites, was, and remains, an influential figure in
prehistoric archaeology. This biography, written by one of his many
students, focuses on Clarks publications and personal archives as well as
interviews with colleagues, to investigate the development of his theories
about the methodology of prehistoric and environmental archaeology
and about the place of Britain within Mesolithic Europe and other parts
of the world. This is an intellectual biography but it nevertheless provides
a fascinating insight into a crucial period in the history of British
archaeology and into the determination and drive of one of its principal
figures. 304p, b/ wfigs(Westview2001) Hb18.99
William Stukeley. Science, Religion and Archaeology in
Eighteenth-Century England
by David Boyd Haycock. It is all too easy to look back and criticise here,
Haycock places the work of William Stukeley (1687-1765) firmly within
the context of 18th century intellectual culture, society and religion.
Perhaps best known for his detailed records of Stonehenge and Avebury,
Stukeley was a great thinker, heavily influenced by Newton and the school
of the Royal Society. Haycock dismisses the claim that in his later years
Stukeleys ideas became embedded in the elaborate fantasies of Druids,
ancient mythology and patriarchal religion, arguing that he was one of
the first antiquarians to successfully marry hypothesis with literary research
and fieldwork, as well as using ideas from other disciplines. This is a well-
written, insightful case study of 18th century ideas, that also deepens our
understanding of Stukeleys work. 290p, 9 b/ wpls(Boydell 2002) Hb40.00
Thomas Johnson Westropp (1860-1922): An Irish Antiquary
by M Ashe FitzGerald. Illustrated throughout with original photographs
by Westropp, this is a well-presented, large-format tribute to an energetic
and enthusiastic antiquarian who performed aone-man survey of County
Clare and made a significant contribution to our knowledge of Irish forts.
The author looks at how
Westropp performed his
fieldwork and considers his
motivations, achievements and
his prodigious writings. Includes
afull bibliography. 133p, 6 b/ wpls,
75 b/ willus(Dept of Archaeology,
UniversityCollegeDublin, Monograph
Series1, 2000) Pb25.00
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PublicBenefitsof Archaeology 24
Pugh-Smith, J 24
Purdy, Barbara 12
Purdy, Phil 10
Pursuit of thePast 2
Pyle, D M 13
Quine, Gillian 25
RaceandtheArchaeologyof Identity 5
Rachael A McDonnell 9
Rahtz, Philip 29
Rahtz, S 8, 9
Rapp, G 12
Rappaport, Roy A 21
RawHistories 28
Raymond, S 7
Reader in Archaeological Theory 2
ReadingthePast 2
RecastingRitual 21
Recent Developmentsin Ceramic 22
ReconstructingPast Population Trends
ments 13
RedefiningArchaeology 3
Redknap, M 28
Reeves, B 11
Regal, Brian 29
Reid, Howard 18
Reilly, Paul 8
Reitz, E J 13, 16
Religion andMagic 21
Remembranceof Repasts 20
RemoveNot TheAncient 24
Renfrew, Colin 1, 2, 25
Representationsof Gender 3
ResearchingMaterial Culture 6
Responsibilitiesof Archaeologists 24
RethinkingEthnicity 5
Return of Cultural Treasures 25
Reversibility- Doesit Exist? 23
Reycraft, Richard Martin 13
Reyman, T A 18
Reynolds, D M 24
Rhind, David W 9