Books in category Social Science – Archaeology

  • Maritime Archaeology

    Maritime Archaeology
    Keith Muckelroy

    Maritime archaeology – the scientific investigation of the relics of past ships and seafaring – has come into being as a distinctive sub-discipline of archaeology only since the wartime invention of the aqualung.

  • The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific

    The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific
    Geoffrey Irwin

    This book, now in paperback, represents a major advance in knowledge of the settlement of the Pacific. Geoffrey Irwin uses an innovative model to establish a detailed theory of prehistoric navigation.

  • Looting Spiro Mounds

    Looting Spiro Mounds
    David La Vere

    Author raises questions about the looting of the lost Indian burial crypt in Le Flore Co OK in 1935.

  • Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description

    Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description
    A. A. Donohue

    This book examines how interpretation and examination of Greek sculpture are intertwined.

  • The Hellenistic West

    The Hellenistic West
    Jonathan R. W. Prag, Josephine Crawley Quinn

    This book contends that the rift between the 'Greek East' and the 'Roman West' is more a product of the traditional separation of Roman and Greek history than a reflection of the Hellenistic-period Mediterranean, which was a strongly …

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity
    Brian J. Graham, Peter Howard

    This Research Companion brings together a team of leading experts to provide a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the key aspects of heritage and identity.

  • Desolate Landscapes

    Desolate Landscapes
    John F. Hoffecker

    The book is divided into seven chapters.

  • Bioarchaeology

    Bioarchaeology
    Clark Spencer Larsen

    This is the first comprehensive synthesis of the emerging field of bioarchaeology.

  • Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

    Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
    Kristina Milnor

    The volume looks in detail at the role and nature of 'popular' literature in the early Roman Empire and the place of poetry in the Pompeian cityscape.

  • The Great Maya Droughts

    The Great Maya Droughts
    Richardson Benedict Gill

    Drawing on knowledge of other prehistoric and historic droughts, The Great Maya Droughts is a useful study of the relationship of humans to their natural and physical environment.

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