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Archaeological methodology & techniques

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

Hardback

David Reich describes how the revolution in the ability to sequence ancient DNA has changed our understanding of the deep... [more]

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The First Artists: In Search of the World's Oldest Art

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The First Artists: In Search of the World's Oldest Art

Michel Lorblanchet, Paul Bahn

History of art: pre-history; History; Prehistoric archaeology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Hardback

Two of the greatest living authorities on Ice Age art delve hundreds of thousands of years into the human past to discover... [more]

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Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places

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Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places...

Beebe Bahrami

Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Cafe Neandertal pulls us deeply into the complex mystery of the Neandertals, shedding a surprising light on what it means... [more]

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

Peter der Manuelian

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

The Giza Plateau represents perhaps the most famous archaeological site in the world. With the advent of new technologies,... [more]

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

Anna Kieburg

Reference works; History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Over 2,000 terms, Translated into eight different languages. The book is ideal for digs abroad. Includes the Arabic and... [more]

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Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science

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Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science

Rosalie David (University of Manchester)

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Forensic science

Paperback

Cutting-edge perspectives on life and death in ancient Egypt, focusing on disease identification and evolution. [more]

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Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

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Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Bahn (Freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster in archaeology)

History; Social & cultural history; Archaeology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from... [more]

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Archaeology:Theories,Methon,Practice

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Archaeology:Theories,Methon,Practice

Lord Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

History; Archaeological theory; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Provides coverage of the major developments in archaeological method, science, technology and theory. This title explores... [more]

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Practical Handbook of Archaeology

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Practical Handbook of Archaeology

Christopher Catling

History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

A practical and professional guidebook to in-the-field archaeology. Packed with detailed illustrations and information to... [more]

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The Archaeology of Measurement: Comprehending Heaven, Earth and Time in Ancient Societies

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The Archaeology of Measurement: Comprehending Heaven, Earth and Time in...

Iain Morley, Lord Colin Renfrew

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Explores the archaeological evidence for the development of measuring activities in numerous ancient societies and the implications... [more]

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

C. Turney

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

What is the Turin Shroud? When were the Pyramids built? Why did the dinosaurs die out? How did the Earth take shape? With... [more]

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Fingerprints Of The Gods

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Fingerprints Of The Gods

Graham Hancock

Archaeological theory; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback

Fingerprints of the Gods is the revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of readers throughout the world... [more]

$45.00

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Past Crimes: Archaeological and Historical Evidence for Ancient Misdeeds

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Past Crimes: Archaeological and Historical Evidence for Ancient Misdeeds...

Julie Rosemary Wileman

History; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Crime & criminology

Hardback

Past Crimes covers how archaeology can be used to solve criminal cases nowadays. It Explains how the social circumstances... [more]

$59.99

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Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton

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Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton

Clark Spencer Larsen (Ohio State University)

History; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Human biology

Paperback

A synthetic treatment of the study of human remains from archaeological contexts for current and future generations of bioarchaeologists.... [more]

$87.95

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The World of Mummies: From Otzi to Lenin

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The World of Mummies: From Otzi to Lenin

Albert Zink

History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Hardback

Covers mummies from a range of periods and geographical locations around the world. Explains the processes of decomposition... [more]

$57.95

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Human Osteology

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Human Osteology

Tim D. White, Michael T. Black, Pieter Arend Folkens

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Anatomy; Forensic medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

Hardback

Suitable for osteologists, archaeologists, anatomists, forensic scientists and paleontologists, this book presents a practical... [more]

$124.95

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Archaeological Approaches to Technology

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Archaeological Approaches to Technology

Heather Margaret-Louise Miller

History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Summarizes the state of ancient technology studies. This book compares the range of pre-industrial technologies, from stone... [more]

$65.99

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The Science and Archaeology of Materials: An Investigation of Inorganic Materials

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The Science and Archaeology of Materials: An Investigation of Inorganic...

Julian Henderson

History; Archaeological theory; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

This is set to become the definitive work in the archaeology of materials, presented in a highly illustrated textbook form... [more]

$65.99

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Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making

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Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making

Chris Caple

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Psychology; Conservation of buildings & building materials; Care & restoration of antiques

Paperback

This work not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of... [more]

$67.00

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The Tutu Archaeological Village Site: A Multi-disciplinary Case Study in Human Adaptation

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The Tutu Archaeological Village Site: A Multi-disciplinary Case Study in...

Elizabeth Righter

Archaeology by period & region; Archaeological methodology & techniques; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

This volume reports the results of applied analytical techniques that palaeo-environmental reconstruction; the interpretation... [more]

$73.99

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How Things Shape the Mind: A Theory of Material Engagement

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How Things Shape the Mind: A Theory of Material Engagement

Lambros Malafouris (Johnson Research Fellow in Creativity, Cognition, and Material Culture, University of Oxford)

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Drug-induced states; Neurosciences

Paperback

An account of the different ways in which things have become cognitive extensions of the human body, from prehistory to the... [more]

$57.99

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Surveying for Archaeologists and Other Fieldworkers

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Surveying for Archaeologists and Other Fieldworkers

A. H. A. Hogg

Archaeological methodology & techniques

Hardback

Although the preparation of plans is an essential part of the work of a field archaeologist or excavator, many University... [more]

$242.00

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Archaeology and Place-Names and History: An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

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Archaeology and Place-Names and History: An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination...

F. T. Wainwright

Historiography; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Hardback

In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical,... [more]

$187.00

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Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology

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Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology

P.A. Parkes

Archaeological methodology & techniques; History of science

Hardback

Provides an introduction to new and well-established techniques from physical and chemical sciences for the archaeologist... [more]

$221.00

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Archaeology and the Information Age

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Archaeology and the Information Age

Sebastian Rahtz, Paul Reilly

Archaeological theory; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Examines the way in which modern technology is revolutionising archaeological knowledge. Will improved techniques and communication... [more]

$73.99

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