Archaeology - Reference Works - Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Guides

Updated January 11, 2024
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Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America : an encyclopedia
Evans, Susan Toby
This is the first comprehensive, one-volume encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area. In more than 500 articles by the major experts in the field, this work brings the most recent scholarship to an examination of regional environments and their...
Archaeology of prehistoric native America : an encyclopedia
Gibbon, Guy E.
First published in 1998. Did prehistoric humans walk to North America from Siberia?  Who were the inhabitants of the spectacular Anasazi cliff dwellings in the Southwest and why did they disappear?  Native Americans used acorns as a major food source, but how did they get rid of the tannic...
The atlas of world archaeology
Bahn, Paul G.
The Atlas of World Archeology takes readers on an archeological journey around the globe, from the origins of humankind to early historical times. Written by an international team of experts in the field, the atlas combines authoritative yet lively text with a wealth of full-color maps and features....
Companion encyclopedia of archaeology
Barker, Graeme.
This comprehensive, fully illustrated Companion answers the need for an in-depth archaeology reference that provides authoritative coverage of this complex and interdisciplinary field. The work brings together the myriad strands and the great temporal and spatial breadth of the field into two...
The concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology
Darvill, Timothy
A dictionary of archaeology
Shaw, Ian
This dictionary provides those studying or working in archaeology with a complete reference to the field.
Encyclopedia of archaeology
Pearsall, Deborah M.
Archaeology is a subject that fascinates us. From Egyptian tombs to a frozen Alpine wayfarer, from cities buried under volcanic ash to stone arrow heads turned up by the plow, archaeology is in the news and in our backyards. It is paradoxical that a subject that so easily captures the imagination...
Encyclopedia of archaeology : History and discoveries
Murray, Tim
Written by the most authoritative scholars from around the world, a massive treasurehouse of information on all aspects of archaeology, from prehistory to the present day. Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries explores the archaeologists, sites, debates, techniques,...
Encyclopedia of human evolution and prehistory
Delson, Eric.
Praise for the first edition: "The most up-to-date and wide-ranging encyclopedia work on human evolution available."--American Reference Books Annual "For student, researcher, and teacher...the most complete source of basic information on the subject."--Nature "A comprehensive and authoritative...
Encyclopedic dictionary of archaeology
Kipfer, Barbara Ann
This second edition of the Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology gathers all the terms and techniques in current use in the field of archaeology, more than 9,700 total, up from the original 7,000. The original publication compiled a comprehensive dictionary that addressed...
History of physical anthropology
Spencer, Frank
First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences
Wright, James D.
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Twenty Five Volume Set, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Available...
Medieval archaeology : an encyclopedia
Crabtree, Pam J.
This is the first reference work to cover the archaeology of medieval Europe. No other reference can claim such comprehensive coverage--from Ireland to Russia and from Scandinavia to Italy, the archaeology of the entirety of medieval Europe is discussed.
The new Penguin dictionary of archaeology
Bahn, Paul G.
Every year, archaeology uncovers dozens of fragments that change the way we look at ourselves. The history of humanity is being rewritten as we speak, and The New Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology is your guide to this ever-fluctuating science. This fully up-to-date volume covers over three...
The Oxford encyclopedia of archaeology in the Near East
Meyers, Eric M.
The Penguin archaeology guide
Bahn, Paul G.
A comprehensive a-z guide to all aspects of world archaeology, comprizing of 3000 articles writte by an international team of specialists. The guide is designed for anyone with an interest in the world of archaeology. In the course of the articles it offers completely up-to-date coverage of sites...

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