Landscape Archaeology between Art and Science
by Sjoerd J. Kluiving, Erika Guttmann-Bond (eds)
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2012
Number of pages: 562
This volume is focusing on the definition of landscape as used by processual archaeologists, earth scientists, and most historical geographers, in contrast to the definition favored by postprocessual archaeologists, cultural geographers, and anthropologists. This tension provides a rich foundation for discussion, and the papers in this collection cover a variety of topics...
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by Michael Haslam - ANU Press
These highly varied studies, ranging from early humans to modern kings, demonstrate how starches, raphides, hair, blood, feathers, resin and DNA have become essential elements in archaeology's modern arsenal for for understanding human evolution.
by G. Maspero - Putnam
This work still remains the handbook of egyptian archaeology. For beginners this book will open a fresh and fascinating field of study, while for skilled archaeologist these pages contain new facts, new views and new interpretations.
by Robert J. Braidwood - Chicago Natural History Museum
The men who lived in prehistoric times left us no history books, but they did unintentionally leave a record of their presence and their way of life. This record is studied and interpreted by different kinds of scientists ...
by Frank Stevens - Sampson Low, Marston & Co.
Amongst the many stone circles scattered over Great Britain, Stonehenge is unique, in the fact of having its stones carefully though roughly worked; and also in the introduction of the horseshoe within the circles, in the design of the building.