04 Apr 2020

Category: Archaeology

Archaeology

Computational Intelligence in Archaeology 

The vast quantity of archaeological data coming from excavations is now well beyond the traditional data processing tools. Computational archaeology creates an exhaustive analysis of technical and analytical needs in the archaeological sciences. Computational Intelligence in Archaeology provides analytical theories offered by new and innovative…

Ancient Civilizations

Engineering the Pyramids 

In Engineering the Pyramids, author Dick Parry – a civil engineer – assesses the design of the pyramids and the likely methods of quarrying, transporting and raising the stones. Basing his ideas on both the archaeological record and the basic principles of engineering – as…

Archaeology

Modernity and Early Cultures: Reconsidering non western references for modern architecture in a cross-cultural perspective (Neue Berner Schriften zur Kunst, Band 12) 

At the beginning of the 20th century, the discovery of early cultures exerted a formative influence on modern architecture. Discussions on early civilizations in the Middle East, South-East Asia, and the pre-Columbian cultures of North and South America as well as new perceptions of archaism…

Anthropology

The Archaeology of Violence: Interdisciplinary Approaches (SUNY Series, The Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology Distinguished Monograph Series) 

Interdisciplinary study of the role of violence in the Mediterranean and Europe. The Archaeology of Violence is an interdisciplinary consideration of the role of violence in social-cultural and sociopolitical contexts. The volume draws on the work of archaeologists, anthropologists, classicists, and art historians, all of…

Ancient Civilizations

Olde Holt Wolde 

The well-preserved archaeological site at Oldeholtwolde in the Netherlands was inhabited by a small group of people during the last Ice Age, some 13,000 years ago. This book focuses on the examination of the ca. 10.000 flint artefacts discovered at this ancient site, which have…

Archaeology

Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology in the Dioceses of Aberdeen and Moray (The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions) 

Exploring the medieval heritage of Aberdeenshire and Moray, the essays in this volume contain insights and recent work presented at the British Archaeological Association Conference of 2014, based at Aberdeen University. The opening, historical chapters establish the political, economic and administrative context of the region,…