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After ModernityArchaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

After Modernity summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the ... More

The Agricultural Revolution in PrehistoryWhy did Foragers become Farmers?

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers?

Graeme Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199281091
eISBN:
9780191917653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281091.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory addresses one of the most debated and least understood revolutions in the history of our species, the change from hunting and gathering ... More

Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Mark Aldenderfer and Herbert D. G. Maschner (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Major advances in the use of geographic information systems have been made in both anthropology and archaeology. Yet there are few published discussions of these new applications ... More

Archaeological Gazetteer of AfghanistanRevised Edition

Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan: Revised Edition

Warwick Ball

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277582
eISBN:
9780191917622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277582.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of the Near East

Since its publication in 1982, the Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan has become the main reference work for the archaeology of Afghanistan, and the standard sites and ... More

Archaeologists and the DeadMortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Howard Williams and Melanie Giles (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

This volume addresses the relationship between archaeologists and the dead, through the many dimensions of their relationships: in the field (through practical and legal issues), ... More

Burning PlanetThe Story of Fire Through Time

Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

Andrew C. Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Raging wildfires have devastated vast areas of California and Australia in recent years, and predictions are that we will see more of the same in coming years as a result of ... More

The City in Roman Palestine

The City in Roman Palestine

Daniel Sperber

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

This book is a study of the city and urban life in Roman Palestine during the Talmudic period, 100-400 B.C. Rather than focus on a specific city, Daniel Sperber synthesizes what ... More

Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Christopher Howgego, Volker Heuchert, and Andrew Burnett (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Coins were the most deliberate of all symbols of public communal identities, yet the Roman historian will look in vain for any good introduction to, or systematic treatment of, ... More

Communities and ConnectionsEssays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Chris Gosden, Helena Hamerow, Philip de Jersey, and Gary Lock (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

For almost forty years the study of the Iron Age in Britain has been dominated by Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe. Between the 1960s and 1980s he led a series of large-scale ... More

Conditions of Visibility

Conditions of Visibility

Richard Neer (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198845560
eISBN:
9780191917332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845560.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

We often assume that works of visual art are meant to be seen. Yet that assumption may be a modern prejudice. The ancient world - from China to Greece, Rome to Mexico - ... More

The Connected PastChallenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Tom Brughmans, Anna Collar, and Fiona Coward (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

One of the most exciting recent developments in archaeology and history has been the adoption of new perspectives which see human societies in the past--as in the present--as made ... More

Contemporary Archaeology and the CityCreativity, Ruination, and Political Action

Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action

Laura McAtackney and Krysta Ryzewski (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198803607
eISBN:
9780191917196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803607.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

Contemporary Archaeology and the City foregrounds the archaeological study of post-industrial and other urban transformations through a diverse, international collection of case ... More

Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

Jessica Cerezo-Román, Anna Wessman, and Howard Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198798118
eISBN:
9780191917141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798118.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The fiery transformation of the dead is replete in our popular culture and Western modernity's death ways, and yet it is increasingly evident how little this disposal method is ... More

Death and Burial in Iron Age Britain

Death and Burial in Iron Age Britain

Dennis Harding

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199687565
eISBN:
9780191918384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687565.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Archaeologists have long acknowledged the absence of a regular and recurrent burial rite in the British Iron Age, and have looked to rites such as cremation and scattering of ... More

The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and JerichoGeological, Climatological, and Archaeological Background

The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho: Geological, Climatological, and Archaeological Background

K. O. Emery and David Neev

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090949
eISBN:
9780197560655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090949.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

The story of the destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho--three cities situated along a major fault line extending 1,100 kilometers from the Red Sea to Turkey--is the oldest ... More

The Donkey in Human HistoryAn Archaeological Perspective

The Donkey in Human History: An Archaeological Perspective

Peter Mitchell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749233
eISBN:
9780191916984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749233.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Zooarchaeology

Donkeys carried Christ into Jerusalem while in Greek myth they transported Hephaistos up to Mount Olympos and Dionysos into battle against the Giants. They were probably the first ... More

Dynamics in Human and Primate SocietiesAgent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes

Dynamics in Human and Primate Societies: Agent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes

Timothy A. Kohler and George J. Gumerman (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131673
eISBN:
9780197561492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131673.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

As part of the SFI series, this book presents the most up-to-date research in the study of human and primate societies, presenting recent advances in software and algorithms for ... More

Early Medieval SettlementsThe Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Helena Hamerow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The excavation of settlements has in recent years transformed our understanding of north-west Europe in the early Middle Ages. We can for the first time begin to answer ... More

Europe before RomeA Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

T. Douglas Price

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Werner Herzog's 2011 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams, about the painted caves at Chauvet, France brought a glimpse of Europe's extraordinary prehistory to a popular audience. But ... More

Finding Time for the Old Stone AgeA History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Finding Time for the Old Stone Age: A History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Anne O'Connor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Finding Time for the Old Stone Age explores a century of colorful debate over the age of our earliest ancestors. In the mid nineteenth century curious stone implements were found ... More

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