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.

  • 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.

  • Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory

    Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory
    Frances F. Berdan

    This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, applying interdisciplinary approaches (archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography) to reconstructing the complex and enigmatic civilization.

  • 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.

  • Thoughtful Foragers

    Thoughtful Foragers
    Steven J. Mithen

    Thoughtful Foragers is about hunter-gatherer decision making.

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Maritime Heritage in Crisis
    Richard M. Hutchings

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings.

  • L ombelico d Italia

    L’ombelico d’Italia

    Atti del convegno 17 maggio 2005 Roma, Complesso Monumentale di S. Michele a Ripa IV Giornata per l'Archeologia Le nostre radici.

  • Curating Archaeological Collections

    Curating Archaeological Collections
    Terry S. Childs, Lynne P. Sullivan

    This brief, practical guide will be invaluable to all field archaeologists and their students, and to museum professionals who curate archaeological collections.

  • Ancestral Appetites

    Ancestral Appetites
    Kristen J. Gremillion

    This book explores the relationship between prehistoric people and their food – what they ate, why they ate it and how researchers have pieced together the story of past foodways from material traces.

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