Archaeological Method & Theory

Methods and theoretical approaches applicable to archaeology of all periods: techniques of excavation and recording, dating methods, interpretation.

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  1. Animating the Dead

    Animating the Dead: Bronze Age Burial Practices in Orkney [Hardback]

    Jane Downes (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255584
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This book brings together the results of the Orkney Barrows Project, initiated and directed by Jane Downes and funded by Historic Environment Scotland. The barrows sites detailed and discussed in the volume are Linga Fiold, a barrow cemetery in We... .... Learn More
  2. Correpondence of John Tyndall Vol. 8

    Correpondence of John Tyndall Vol. 8: The Correspondence June 1863-January 1865 [Hardback]

    Piers J. Hale (Editor); Elizabeth Neswald (Editor); Nathan N. Kapoor (Editor); Michael D. Barton (Editor)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9780822945772
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: The Correspondence of John Tyndall
    Volume: 8
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    The 318 letters in this volume reveal a great deal about Tyndall’s personality, the development of his career, and his role in attempting to better establish science as a respectable and professional enterprise. However, Tyndall was not above cont... .... Learn More
  3. Compound Remedies

    Compound Remedies: Galenic Pharmacy in Colonial Mexico [Hardback]

    Paula De Vos (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780822946496
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Compound Remedies examines the equipment, books, and remedies of colonial Mexico City’s Herrera pharmacy - natural substances with known healing powers that formed the basis for modern-day healing traditions and home remedies in Mexico. Paula De V... .... Learn More
  4. Coastal Metropolis

    Coastal Metropolis: Environmental Histories of Modern New York City [Hardback]

    Carl A. Zimring (Editor); Steven H. Corey (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780822946526
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    Built on an estuary, New York City is rich in population and economic activity but poor in available land to manage the needs of a modern city. Since consolidation of the five boroughs in 1889, New York has faced innumerable challenges, from compl... .... Learn More
  5. Astronomy in India, 1784-1876

    Astronomy in India, 1784-1876 [Paperback]

    Joydeep Sen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822966470
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    Indian scientific achievements in the early twentieth century are well known, with a number of heralded individuals making globally recognized strides in the field of astrophysics. Covering the period from the foundation of the Asiatick Society in... .... Learn More
  6. Returning to Gokstad

    Returning to Gokstad: The Art and Science of the Archaeological Revisit [Hardback]

    Jan Bill (Editor); Hege S. Gjerde (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788771243598
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    This book is the first of three planned volumes from the project Gokstad Revitalised, which is an archaeological revisit at the famous Viking Age ship grave originally excavated in 1880. The volume collect experiences from other archaeological rev... .... Learn More
  7. The Extraction State

    The Extraction State: A History of Natural Gas in the United States [Hardback]

    Charles Blanchard (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822946366
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    The history of the United States of America is also the history of the energy sector. Natural gas provides the fuel that allows us to heat our homes in winter and cool them in summer with the touch of a button or turn of a dial - when the industry... .... Learn More
  8. The Sacred Body

    The Sacred Body: Materializing the Divine through Human Remains in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255188
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The human body represents the perfect element for relating communities of the living with the divine. This is clearly evident in the mythological stories that recount the creation of humans by deities among ancient and contemporaneous societies ac... .... Learn More
  9. Chariots, Swords and Spears

    Chariots, Swords and Spears: Iron Age Burials at the Foot of the East Yorkshire Wolds [Hardback]

    Mark Stephens (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255423
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This volume brings together recent excavations at two sites in Pocklington, East Yorkshire. The main focus of the Volume will be examining Iron Age burials, which included chariots, sword and spears and will also include earlier Prehistoric and la... .... Learn More
  10. "And So the Tomb Remained"

    "And So the Tomb Remained": Exploring Archaeology and Forensic Science within Connecticut's Historical Family Mausolea [Paperback]

    Nick Bellantoni (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255027
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 16
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    Stone and brick tombs were repositories for the physical remains of many of Connecticut’s wealthiest and influential families. The desire was to be interred within burial vaults rather than have their wooden coffins laid into the earth in direct ... .... Learn More

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