The Oxford Companion to Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Brian M. Fagan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-12-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

When we think of archaeology, most of us think first of its many spectacular finds: the legendary city of Troy, Tutankhamun's golden tomb, the three-million-yea
The Oxford Companion to Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 865
Authors: Neil Asher Silberman
Categories: Archaeology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 586
Authors: Dilip K. Chakrabarti
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

This authoritative work, the first comprehensive study of its kind, traces the evolving archaeological scenario of the Indian subcontinent, area by area, phase
The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Ritual and Religion
Language: en
Pages: 1135
Authors: Timothy Insoll
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A comprehensive overview, by period and region, of the archaeology of ritual and religion. The coverage is global, and extends from the earliest prehistory to m
The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Paul Graves-Brown
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-17 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

It has been clear for many years that the ways in which archaeology is practised have been a direct product of a particular set of social, cultural, and histori
The Oxford Companion to Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 872
Authors: Professor of Anthropology Brian M Fagan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford Companions

Features articles written by archaeology scholars on such topics as bog bodies, underwater archaeology, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Valley of the Kings
The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers
Language: en
Pages: 1264
Authors: Vicki Cummings
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

For more than a century, the study of hunting and gathering societies has been central to the development of both archaeology and anthropology as academic disci
The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Jodi Magness
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Magness (early Judaism, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), who has extensive archaeological experience in the area, has written a popular account of the archae
The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 1235
Authors: Alexis Catsambis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This title is a comprehensive survey of maritime archaeology as seen through the eyes of nearly fifty scholars at a time when maritime archaeology has establish
The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 1294
Authors: Scott Fitzgerald Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Late antiquity extends from the accession of the Christian emperor Constantine to the rise of Muhammad and early Islam (ca. 300-700 AD). This volume takes accou