Описание: In The Archaeology of Lydia, from Gyges to Alexander, Christopher Roosevelt provides the first overview of the regional archaeology of Lydia in western Turkey, including much previously unpublished evidence as well as a fresh synthesis of the archaeology of Sardis, the ancient capital of the region. Combining data from regional surveys, stylistic analyses of artefacts in local museums, ancient texts, and environmental studies, he presents a new perspective on the archaeology of this area. Roosevelt situates the archaeological evidence within frameworks established by evidence for ancient geography, environmental conditions, and resource availability and exploitation to assess the importance of Lydian landscapes under Lydian and Achaemenid rule. This book considers the significance of evidence of settlement and burial at Sardis and beyond for understanding Lydian society as a whole and the continuity of cultural traditions across the transition from Lydian to Achaemenid hegemony.
Автор: Riley-smith, Jonathan Название: First crusaders, 1095-1131 ISBN: 0521646030 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521646031 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3559 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A detailed account of the circumstances and motives of the first crusaders.
Автор: Laurence Ray Название: Roman Archaeology for Historians ISBN: 0415505925 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415505925 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 4811 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Roman Archaeology for Historians provides students of Roman history with a guide to the contribution of archaeology to the study of their subject. It discusses the issues with the use of material and textual evidence to explain the Roman past, and the importance of viewing this evidence in context. It also surveys the different approaches to the archaeological material of the period and examines key themes that have shaped Roman archaeology. At the heart of the book lies the question of how archaeological material can be interpreted and its relevance for the study of ancient history. It includes discussion of the study of landscape change, urban topography, the economy, the nature of cities, new approaches to skeletal evidence and artefacts in museums. Along the way, readers gain access to new findings and key sites - many of which have not been discussed in English before and many, for which, access may only be gained from technical reports. Roman Archaeology for Historians provides an accessible guide to the development of archaeology as a discipline and how the use of archaeological evidence of the Roman world can enrich the study of ancient history, while at the same time encouraging the integration of material evidence into the study of the period’s history. This work is a key resource for students of ancient history, and for those studying the archaeology of the Roman period.
Описание: "In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun`s tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he was seeing through the small opening he had cut in the door to the tomb, the Egyptologist famously replied, `I see wonderful things.` Carter`s fabulous discovery is just one of the many spellbinding stories told in Three Stones Make a Wall. Written by Eric Cline, an archaeologist with more than thirty seasons of excavation experience, Three Stones Make a Wall traces the history of archaeology from an amateur pursuit to the cutting-edge science it is today by taking the reader on a tour of major archaeological sites and discoveries, from Pompeii to Petra, Troy to the Terracotta Warriors, and Mycenae to Megiddo and Masada. Cline brings to life the personalities behind these digs, including Heinrich Schliemann, the former businessman who excavated Troy, and Mary Leakey, whose discoveries advanced our understanding of human origins. The discovery of the peoples and civilizations of the past is presented in vivid detail, from the Hittites and Minoans to the Inca, Aztec, and Moche. Along the way, the book addresses the questions archaeologists are asked most often: How do you know where to dig? How are excavations actually done? How do you know how old something is? Who gets to keep what is found? Taking readers from the pioneering digs of the eighteenth century to the exciting new discoveries being made today, Three Stones Make a Wall is a lively and essential introduction to the story of archaeology"--
Автор: Harrower Название: Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology ISBN: 110713465X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107134652 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 12187 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book offers a new interpretation of the spatial-political-environmental dynamics of water and irrigation in long-term histories of arid regions. It compares ancient Southwest Arabia (3500 BC–AD 600) with the American West (2000 BC–AD 1950) in global context to illustrate similarities and differences among environmental, cultural, political, and religious dynamics of water. It combines archaeological exploration and field studies of farming in Yemen with social theory and spatial technologies, including satellite imagery, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping. In both ancient Yemen and the American West, agricultural production focused not where rain-fed agriculture was possible, but in hyper-arid areas where massive state-constructed irrigation schemes politically and ideologically validated state sovereignty. While shaped by profound differences and contingencies, ancient Yemen and the American West are mutually informative in clarifying human geographies of water that are important to understandings of America, Arabia, and contemporary conflicts between civilizations deemed East and West.
Описание: At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press s new open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.orgto learn more. What is the role of the material world in shaping the tensions and paradoxes of imperial sovereignty?Scholars have long shed light on the complex processes of conquest, extraction, and colonialism under imperial rule. But imperialism has usually been cast as an exclusively human drama, one in which the world of matter does not play an active role.LoriKhatchadourianargues instead that "things "from everyday objects to monumental buildings profoundly shape social and political life under empire. Out of the archaeology of ancient Persia and the South Caucasus, "Imperial Matter"advances powerful new analytical approaches to the study of imperialism writ large andshould be read by scholars working on empire across the humanities and social sciences."
Автор: Nichols, Deborah L.; Pool, Christopher A. Название: The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology ISBN: 0195390938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195390933 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 22597 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Unique among recent works, The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology brings together in a single volume article-length regional syntheses and topical overviews written by active scholars in the field of Mesoamerican archaeology.
Автор: Voss Название: The Archaeology of Colonialism ISBN: 1107401267 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107401266 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3970 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Examines human sexuality as an intrinsic element in the interpretation of complex colonial societies.
Автор: de Jong Название: The Archaeology of Death in Roman Syria ISBN: 1107131413 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107131415 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 11502 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the first centuries of the Common Era, an eclectic collection of plain and embellished underground and aboveground tombs filled the cemeteries of the Roman province of Syria. Its inhabitants used rituals of commemoration to express messages about their local identity, family, and social position, while simultaneously ensuring that the deceased was given proper burial rites. In this book, Lidewijde de Jong investigates these customs and the belief systems that governed the choices made in the commemoration of Syrian men, women and children. Presenting the first all-inclusive overview of the archaeology of death in Roman Syria, this book combines spatial analysis of cemeteries with the study of funerary architecture, decoration, and grave goods, as well as information about the deceased provided by sculptural, epigraphic, and osteological sources. It sheds a new light on life and death in Syria and offers a novel way of understanding provincial culture in the Roman Empire.
Описание: Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology explores the archaeologies of daily living left by the indigenous and other displaced peoples impacted by European colonial expansion over the last 600 years.
Описание: This Handbook reviews the state of mortuary archaeology and its practice with forty-four chapters focusing on the history of the discipline and its current scientific techniques and methods. Written by leading scholars in the field, it derives its examples and case studies from a wide range of time periods and geographical areas.
Автор: Mee Christopher Название: Greek Archaeology ISBN: 1405167335 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781405167338 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4531 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sifting through the remains of the ancient landscapes of Greece has revealed -- and continues to uncover -- a wealth of archaeological treasures. Greek Archaeology: A Thematic Approach presents an up-to-date synthesis of the material culture of the Greek world from its earliest Neolithic roots in 7000 B.C. to the rise of Roman influence that marked the close of the Hellenistic period in 146 B.C. To provide a long term perspective on the processes of continuity and change throughout the Greek world, chapters are arranged thematically, while focusing on various aspects of Greek culture in a chronological manner. Themes covered include settlement, monumental architecture, houses, agriculture, technology, trade, warfare, burial and religion. Chapters are supplemented with an extensive selection of illustrations for accessibility and to enhance clarity. This rich and rewarding journey into the material culture of the past will help shape our understanding of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known.
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