Landscape Archaeology

How human activity shapes and is shaped by the natural and built environment: GIS and surveying techniques, aerial archaeology, landscape phenomenology, settlement patterns, and the ways in which societies and power relations are spatially structured.

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  1. Extracting Stone

    Extracting Stone: The Archaeology of Quarry Landscapes [Paperback]

    Anne S. Dowd (Author); Mary Beth D. Trubitt (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706240
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 7
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    This exciting new addition to the the American Landscapes series provides an in-depth account of how flintknappers obtained and used stone based on archaeological, geological, landscape, and anthropological data. Featuring case studies from three ... .... Learn More
  2. The Late Epipalaeolithic and Early Neolithic in the Seimarren Drainage, central Zagros

    The Late Epipalaeolithic and Early Neolithic in the Seimarren Drainage, central Zagros: Excavations at Mar Gurgalan, Asiab and Ganj Dareh [Hardback]

    Tobias Richter (Editor); Hojjat Darabi (Editor); Peder Mortensen (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259414
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture in Southwest Asia remains a key area of research for archaeologists. For many years, little intensive research was possible in the ‘eastern wing’ of the Fertile Crescent. This volume present... .... Learn More
  3. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100, Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals and... .... Learn More
  4. From Hunter-Gatherers to Early Christians

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Early Christians: The Archaeology of Ancient Societies in the Llŷn Peninsula [Paperback]

    Julian Maxwell Heath (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781914427220
    Published by : Windgather Press
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    Jutting out some thirty miles into the Irish Sea, from the western edge of Snowdonia, the Llŷn Peninsula, in north-west Wales, is renowned for its stunning beaches and countryside, with much of its landscape designated as an Area of Outstanding Na... .... Learn More
  5. Landscapes of Ritual Performance in Eastern North America

    Landscapes of Ritual Performance in Eastern North America [Paperback]

    Cheryl Claassen (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259292
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 8
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    In the long history of documenting the material culture of the archaeological record, meaning and actions of makers and users of these items is often overlooked. The authors in this book focus on rituals exploring the natural and made landscape st... .... Learn More
  6. Between and Beyond the Monuments

    Between and Beyond the Monuments: Prehistoric activity on the downlands south-east of Amesbury. [Hardback]

    Andrew Powell (Author); Alistair Barclay (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781874350903
    Published by : Wessex Archaeology
    Series: Wessex Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 36
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    This book reports on the prehistoric archaeology revealed by investigations of a large area of Chalk downland south-east of Amesbury, Wiltshire. Excavations on the site between 1993 and 2015 revealed Neolithic monumental features, a significant nu... .... Learn More
  7. Human Transformations of the Earth

    Human Transformations of the Earth [Paperback]

    Charles French (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259209
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studying Scientific Archaeology
    Volume: 7
    This book charts and explains how human activities have shaped and altered the development of soils in many parts of the world, taking advantage of five decades of soil analytical work in many archaeological landscapes from around the globe. The c... .... Learn More
  8. English Orchards

    English Orchards: A Landscape History [Paperback]

    Gerry Barnes (Author); Tom Williamson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781914427190
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Old orchards have an irresistible appeal. Their ancient trees and obscure fruit varieties seem to provide a direct link with the lost rural world of our ancestors, a time when the pace of life was slower and people had a strong and intimate connec... .... Learn More
  9. EAA 176: Fransham

    EAA 176: Fransham: People and land in a central Norfolk parish from the Palaeolithic to the eve of Parliamentary Enclosure [Paperback]

    Andrew Rogerson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780905594576
    Published by : East Anglian Archaeology
    Series: East Anglian Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 176
    Fransham: people and land attempts to illustrate, and where possible explain, the many great changes in settlement pattern and land-use that took place in one Norfolk clayland parish from the Neolithic to the post-medieval period. Archaeo... .... Learn More
  10. Barrows at the Core of Bronze Age Communities

    Barrows at the Core of Bronze Age Communities: Supplementary Material [Paperback]

    Stuart Needham (Author); George Anelay (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789464260465
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Barrows at the Core of Bronze Age Communities argues exactly that. Round barrows do not just represent the death side of Early Bronze Age communities placed in set-a-side ritual landscapes, but were instead central to existence in many ways. This ... .... Learn More

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