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BOOK MARKS - PROGRESS IN ARCHAEOLOGY Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 6.1
BOOK REVIEW ESSAY / THE HISTORY OF SOCIAL HIERARCHIES; Michael W. Diehl, ed., Hierarchies in Action: Cui Bono? (Carbondale: Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Occasional Paper No. 27, 2000, 379 pp., pbk, ISBN 0 88104 084 3). Jonathan Haas, ed., From Leaders to Rulers. (New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, Fundamental Issues in Archaeology, 2001, 286 pp., hbk, ISBN 0 306 46421 7). W.G. Runciman, ed., The Origin of Human Social Institutions. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, Proceedings of the British Academy 110, 2001, 259 pp., hbk, ISBN 0 19 72625 03). Stephen Shennan 6.1
Paul M. Barford, The Early Slavs. Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe. (London: The British Museum Press, 2001, xvi + 416 pp., 72 b&w figs., 12 maps, hbk, ISBN 0 7141 2804 X). Florin Curta 6.1
Jeannine Davis-Kimball, Eileen M. Murphy, Ludmila Koryakova and Leonid T. Yablonsky, eds, Kurgans, Ritual Sites, and Settlements. Eurasian Bronze and Iron Age. . (Oxford: Archaeopress, BAR International Series 890, 2000, 324 pp., pbk, ISBN 1 841 71 090 3) David Anthony 6.1
Cornelius Holtorf and Hakan Karlsson, eds, Philosophy and Archaeological Practice. Perspectives for the 21st Century. (Göteborg: Bricoleur Press, 2000, 320 pp., pbk, ISBN 91 9737 13 0 0) Ulf F. Ickerodt 6.1
BOOK MARKS - MATTERS OF IDENTITY Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 5.3
BOOK REVIEW ESSAY / Anders Gustafsson, Arkeologihistoria som historia och som arkeologi: Studier i arkeologins egenhistorier. (Institutionen för arkeologi, Göteborgs universitet, Gotarc Series B, Gothenburg Archaeological Theses no 17, 2001, 233 pp., 5 figs, in Swedish with an English summary, ISBN 91 85952 57 5); Asa Gillberg, En plats i historien: Nils Niklassons liv och arbete. (Institutionen för arkeologi, Göteborgs universitet, Gotarc Series B, Gothenburg Archaeological Theses no 18, 2001, 313 pp., 10 figs, in Swedish with an English summary, ISBN 91 85952 59 1); Ola W. Jensen, Forntid i historien: En arkeologihistorisk studie av synen pa forntid och forntida lämningar, fran medeltiden till och med förupplysningen. (Institutionen för arkeologi, Göteborgs universitet, Gotarc Series B, Gothenburg Archaeological Theses no 19, 2002, 452 pp., 75 figs, in Swedish with an English summary, ISBN 91 85952 63 X) Mats Burström
 

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Margherita Mussi, Earliest Italy. An Overview of the Italian Palaeolithic and Mesolithic. (New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology, 2001, 399 pp., index included, hbk, ISBN 0 306 46463) Elisabetta Starnini 5.3
Catherine Perles, The Early Neolithic in Greece. (Cambridge World Archaeology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 356, pbk, ISBN 0 521 00027 0) Kostas Kotsakis 5.3
Christian F. Schuster, Alexandra Comsa and Traian Popa, The Archaeology of Fire in the Bronze Age of Romania. (Giurgiu: Bibliotheka Musei Giurgiuvensis, Monograph Series II, 2001, 212 pp., figures and tables, ISBN 973 8155 04 5) Raimond Thörn 5.3
Stefan Burmeister, Geschlecht, Alter und Herrschaft in der Späthallstattzeit Württembergs. (Tübinger Schriften zur Ur- und Frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie 4, Münster/New York/München/Berlin: Waxmann, 2000, 303 pp., 89 figs, pbk, ISBN 3 89325 387 4) Bettina Arnold 5.3
Natalie Venclová, Msecke Zehrovice in Bohemia: Archaeological Background to a Celtic Hero, 3rd - 2nd Century BC. (Sceaux: Kronos B.Y. Editions, 1998, 384 pp., hbk, ISBN 2 910652 04 1) John Collis 5.3
Victor H. Mair, ed., The Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Peoples of Eastern Central Asia. (Philadelphia: The Institute for the Study of Man in collaboration with The University of Pennsylvania Museum Publication, 1998, 2 volumes, xvii + 899 pp., hbk, ISBN 0 941694 63 1) Hermann Parzinger 5.3
JOURNAL REVIEW Ourania Kouka 5.3
Sabine Rieckhoff and Jörg Biel, eds, Die Kelten in Deutschland. (Stuttgart: Theiss, 2001, 542 pp., hbk, ISBN 3 8062 1367 4) Olivier Büchsenschütz 5.3
BOOK MARKS - COMMUNICATING ARCHAEOLOGY Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 5.2
Ian Hodder, ed., Towards Reflexive Method in Archaeology: The Example at Catalhöyük. McDonald Institute Monograph British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara Monograph No. 28, Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2000, 238 pp., hbk, ISBN 1 902937 02 3) Barbara Helwing 5.2
Heinrich Härke, ed., Archaeology, Ideology and Society: The German Experience. (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2000, 432 pp. incl. index, pbk, ISBN 3 631 36707 4) Geoff Carver 5.2
Torsten Capelle, Die Sachsen des frühen Mittelalters. (Stuttgart: Theiss, 1998, 160 pp., hbk, ISBN 3 8062 1384 4) John Collis 5.2
Adrian Praetzellis, Death By Theory: A Tale of Mystery and Archaeological Theory. (Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press, 2000, 175 pp. including index, pbk, ISBN 0 7425 0359 3) Mary-Catherine E. Garden 5.2
Cornelius J. Holtorf, Monumental Past. Lifehistories of Megalithic Monuments in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany). (Electronic Monograph. University of Toronto: Center for Instructional Technology Development, 2001, ISBN 0 7727 6305 4) https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/handle/
1807/245/index.html
Hakan Karlsson 5.2
Kristian Kristiansen and Michael J.J. Rowlands, Social Transformations in Archaeology, Global and Local Perspectives. (London and New York Routledge, 1998, 438 pp., hbk., ISBN 0 415 06789 8, € 118.50) Louis D. Nebelsick 5.2
Reply to Louis D. Nebelsick Michael J.J. Rowlands 5.2
JOURNAL REVIEW / Archaeological Dialogues Helmut Hundsbichler 5.2
BOOK MARKS - RECENT PUBLICATIONS IN LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 5.1
Mark Gillings and Alicia Wise, eds, GIS Guide to Good Practice. (Archaeological Data Service, Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1999, 88 pp., pbk, ISBN 1 900188 69 4) Balazs Holl 5.1
John Beavis and Alan Hunt, eds, Communicating Archaeology. (Bournemouth University School of Conservation Studies Occasional Paper 4; Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1999, viii + 120 pp., pbk, ISBN 1 900188 93 7) Henry Cleere 5.1
Martin Gojda, Archeologie Krajiny. Vyvoj archetypu kulturni krajiny. (Prague: Academia, 2000, 227 pp., index, 84 figs., hbk, ISBN 80 200 0780 6) Paul Barford 5.1
Evzen Neustupny, ed., Space in Prehistoric Bohemia. (Praha: Institute of Archaeology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 1998, 176 pp., hbk, ISBN 80 86124 09 6) Alasdair Whittle 5.1
Philippe Della Casa, ed., Prehistoric Alpine Environment, Society, and Economy: Papers of the International Colloquium PAESE '97 in Zürich (Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie, Band 55, Bonn: Rudolf Habelt, 1999, 308 pp., pbk, ISBN 3 7749 2945 9) Pawel Valde-Novak 5.1
Jimmy Strassburg, Shamanic Shadows. One Hundred Generations of Undead Subversion in Southern Scandinavia 7000-4000 BC. (Stockholm: Studies in Archaeology 20, 2000, xix + 462 pp., incl. index, 79 figs, hbk, ISBN 91 7265 102 4) Charlotte Damm 5.1
Jan Lichardus, Alexander Fol, Ljudmil Getov, Francois Bertemes, Rudolf Echt, Rumen Katincarov and Ilija Krastev Ilie, Forschungen in der Mikroregion Drama 1983-1999. (Bonn: Rudolf Habelt, 2000, 222 pp., 106 figs., pbk, ISBN 3 7749 3019 8) John Chapman 5.1
CONFERENCE REVIEW / The XIVth Congrès de l'Union Internationale des Sciences Prehistoriques et Protohistoriques (UISPP) Miriam Noël Haidle 5.1
CONFERENCE REVIEW / 'Runder Tisch' Bamberg 2001: Sozialstrukturen am Übergang vom mitteleuropäischen Endneolithikum zur Frühbronzezeit: Befunde, Modelle und Perspektiven. Brigitte Lohrke 4.3
JOURNAL REVIEW / Eurasia Antiqua published by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Eurasien-Abteilung(Mainz: Ph. von Zabern Verlag, appears once a year, DM 98.- ISBN 3 8053 2769 2) Philip L. Kohl 4.3
Marion Benz and Samuel van Willigen, eds, Some New Approaches to The Bell Beaker 'Phenomenon'. Lost Paradise . . . ? (Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the 'Association Archeologie et Gobelets',Feldberg, Germany, 18- 20 April 1997. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, BAR International Series 690, 1998, iii + 195 pp., 93 figs, pbk, ISBN 0 86054 928 3) Franco Nicolis 4.3
Simone Riehl, Bronze Age Environment and Economy in the Troad. The Archaeobotany of Kumtepe and Troy (BioArchaeologica 2. Tübingen:Mo Vince Verlag, 1999, 268 pp., pbk, ISBN 3 934400 01 9) Klaus-Dieter Jäger 4.3
Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood, The Ionian Islands in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age 3000-800 BC, (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999, xvi+217 pp., 21 b&w figs., 73 plates, 30 tables, hbk, ISBN 085323 654 2) Stelios Andreou 4.3
Laure Salanova, La question du Campaniforme en France et dans les iles anglo-normandes. Productions, chronologie et roles d'un standard ceramique. (Paris: Editions du Comite des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques Societes Pre- historique Francaise, 2000, 392 pp., pbk, ISBN 2 7355 0443 3) Jan Turek 4.3
Christoph Huth, Westeuropäische Horte der Spätbronzezeit. Fundbild und Funktion. Regensburger Beiträge zur prähistorischen Archäologie 3. Regensburg: Universitätsverlag Regensburg, 1997, 315 pp., 110 plates, 51 maps, ISBN 3 930480 22 0) Christopher F. E. Pare 4.3
Kristian Kristiansen, Europe Before History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, 505 pp., ISBN 0 521 55227 3) Slawomir Kadrow 4.3
BOOK MARKS: GUEST EDITORIAL Anthony Harding 4.3
CONFERENCE REVIEW / Archaeologies East - Archaeologies West: Connecting Theory and Practice across Europe, Poznan , Poland, 18-21 May 2000 Paul Barford 4.2
JOURNAL REVIEW / Archaeologia Bulgarica hrsg. von Lyudimil Vagalinski. (Sofia: Nous Publishers Ltd. Erscheint dreimal jährlich. Jahresabonnement US$54, Einzelheft US$21. 20 x 28 cm. Einzelheft ca. 100 Seiten. ISSN 1310-9537. http://www.techno-link.com/clients/lvagalin/ Heiner Schwarzberg 4.2
S. Jacomet and A. Kreuz, Archäobotanik. Aufgaben, Methoden und Ergebnisse vegetations und agrargeschichtlicher Forschung (Stuttgart: Ulmer, 1999, 368 pp., hbk., ISBN 3-8252- 8158-2 or 3-8001-2707-5) Helmut Kroll 4.2
Mark Stefanovich, Henrieta Todorova and Harald Hauptmann, eds, In the Steps of James Harvey Gaul. Vol. 1. James Harvey Gaul in Memoriam (Sofia: The James Harvey Gaul Foundation,1998, hbk, 418 pp., text, tables, figures, charts, plates and index. ISBN 954 491 026 3) Lolita Nikolova 4.2
Birgitta Eder, Argolis, Lakonien, Messenien: vom Ende der Mykenischen Palastzeit bis zur Einwanderung der Dorier. (Veröffentlichungen der Mykenischen Kommission 17. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1998, 240 pp., hbk. ISBN 3 7001 2736 7) John K. Papadopoulos 4.2
Douglass W. Bailey, Balkan Prehistory: Exclusion, Incorporation and Identity. (London: Routledge, 2000, 350 pp., 42 figures, 3 tables, ISBN hbk 0 415 21597 8, pbk 0 415 21598 6) John Chapman 4.2
B. Hänsel and A. F. Harding (eds), Towards Translating the Past. Georg Kossack - Selected Studies in Archaeology. Ten Essays Written from the Year 1974 to 1997. (Rahden/Westf.: VerlagMarie Leidorf, 1998, 238 pp., ISBN 3 89646 004 8) John Bintliff 4.2
Anderson, A.-C., et al. eds, Kaleidoscopic Past: Proceedings of the 5th Nordic TAG Conference, Göteborg, 2-5 April 1997. (Göteborg: Göteborg University Department of Archaeology, 1998, hbk, 478 pp., 39 figs) Koji Mizoguchi 4.2
Jane Grenville, ed., Managing the Historic Rural Landscape. (London and New York: Routledge, 1999, 179 + xvi pp., pbk: ISBN 0 415 20791 6) Henry Cleere 4.2
E. Hooper-Greenhill, ed., The Educational Role of the Museum. (Leicester Readers in Museum Studies. London/New York: Routledge, 1999, 346 pp., pbk., ISBN 0 415 19827 5); S. MacDonald, ed., The Politics of Display. Museums, Science, Culture. (Heritage: Care -Preservation - Management. London/New York: Routledge, 1998, 246 pp., pbk, ISBN 0415 15326 3); G. E. Hein, Learning in the Museum. (Museum Meanings. London/New York: Routledge, 1998, 203 pp., pbk., ISBN 0 415 09776 2); T. Caulton, Hands-on Exhibitions. Managing Interactive Museums and Science Centres.(Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management. London/New York: Routledge, 1998, 155 pp.,pbk., ISBN 0 415 16522 9); M. A. Fopp, Managing Museums and Galleries. (Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management. London/New York: Routledge, 1997, 241 pp., hbk., ISBN 0 415 09496 8) Martin Schmidt 4.2
BOOK MARKS Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 4.2
Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Martin Hall, and Sian Jones, eds, Historical Archaeology: Back from the Edge. (London: Routledge, 1999, 350 pp., hbk, ISBN 0 415 11787 9)  Stephen Silliman 4.2
CONFERENCE REVIEW / The 21st Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference, Cardiff Cornelius Holtorf 4.1
Anick Coudart, Architecture et societe neolithique. (Documents d'Archeologie Francaise 67. Paris: Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1998, 240 pp., ISBN 2-7351- 0637-3) Eszter Banffy 4.1
Katalin T. Biro , Lithic Implements and the Circulation of Raw Materials in the Great Hungarian Plain During the Late Neolithic Period. (Budapest: Hungarian National Museum, 1998, 350 pp., hbk, ISBN 9-6390-4620-5) Karen Hardy 4.1
William Andrefsky Jr, Lithics: Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis. (Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 258, 100 figs., 36 tables, ISBN 0-5215-7084-0) Steven A. Rosen 4.1
John Wymer, The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain. (Wessex: Trust for Wessex Archaeology Ltd and English Heritage, 1999, 2 vols, 234 pp., 69 figs, 32 plates + 58 maps, pbk, ISBN 1-8743-5029-9) Mark J. White 4.1
Michael A. Jochim, A Hunter-Gatherer Landscape: Southwest Germany in the Late Paleolithic and Mesolithic. (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology. New York: Plenum Press, 1998, 268 pp., hbk, ISBN 0-3064-5740-7) Clemens Pasda 4.1
Images of Power and the Power of Images / Melanie G. Wiber, Erect Men, Undulating Women: The Visual Imagery of Gender, 'Race' and Progress in Reconstructive Illustrations of Human Evolution. (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1997, 290 pp.hbk, ISBN 0- 8892-0274-5) Nena Galanidou 4.1
Stephanie Moser, Ancestral Images: The Iconography of Human Origins. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998, 200 + xxiv pp. with index, hbk, ISBN 0-8014-3549-8) Marcia-Anne Dobres 4.1
BOOK REVIEW ESSAY / Elizabeth J. Reitz and Elizabeth S. Wing, Zooarchaeology. (Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, 455 pp., ISBN 0-5214-8069-8);  Simon Mays, The Archaeology of Human Bones. (London and New York: Routledge, 1999, 2nd edn, ISBN 0-4151-7407-4); Chris Gosden and John G. Hather, eds, The Prehistory of Food: Appetites for Change. (One World Archaeology. London and New York: Routledge, 1999, 496 pp., ISBN 0-4151-1765-8) Cornelia Becker 4.1
BOOK MARKS Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 4.1
CONFERENCE REVIEW / 'DIE MITTEL- UND OSTEUROPÄISCHE UR- UND FRÜHGESCHICHTSFORSCHUNG IN DEN JAHREN 1933-1945' Almut Schülke 3.3
JOURNAL REVIEW / Material Concerns and Boundless Diversity: Journal of Material Culture Peter van Dommelen 3.3
BOOK MARKS Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 3.3
CONFERENCE REVIEW / Migration und Kulturtransfer: Der Wandel Vorder- und Zentralasiatischer Kulturen im Umbruch vom 2. zum 1. vorchristlichen Jahrtausend; Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Eurasien- und Orient-Abteilung. Berlin, Curt-Sachs-Saal des Staatlichen Instituts für Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, 23- 26 November 1999 Carola Metzner-Nebelsick 3.1
M. W. Conkey, O. Soffer, D. Stratmann and N. G. Jablonski, eds, Beyond Art: Pleistocene Image and Symbol. (San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences, 1997, xi + 378 pp., ISBN: 0 940228 38 6, hbk, 0 940228 37 8 pbk) Agustin Diez Castillo 3.1
Jukka Jokilehto, A History of Architectural Conservation (Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999, 354 + xiv pp., hbk, ISBN 0 7506 3793 5) Henry Cleere 3.1
Burial and Grave-Goods: Interpretations of ChangeHelen Geake, The Use of Grave-Goods in Conversion-Period England, c. 600-c. 850. (Oxford: British Archaeological Reports BAR, British Series no. 261, 1997, 340 pp., 62 maps, 75 figs, pbk, ISBN 0 86054 917 8) Katharina Ulmschneider 3.1
Nigel Spencer, ed., Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeology: Bridging the 'Great Divide'.(London, New York: Routledge, 1995. Theoretical Archaeology Group [TAG], ISBN: 0-415-11412-8) Burkhard Fehr 3.1
Marek Zvelebil, Robin Dennell and Lucyna Domanska, eds, Harvesting the Sea, Farming the Forest: The Emergence of the Neolithic Societies in the Baltic Region (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield Archaeological Monographs 10, 1998, 257 pp., hbk, ISBN 1 85075 648 1) Torsten Madsen 3.1
Contemplative archaeology / Hakan Karlsson, Re-thinking Archaeology. Gothenburg: GOTARC Series B, Gothenburg Archaeological Theses, No. 8, 1998, 283 + xiii pp., pbk, ISBN 91-85952-62-1, ISSN 0282-6860) Michel Notelid 3.1
H. Andersson, P. Carelli and L. Ersgard, eds, Visions of the Past: Trends and Traditions in Swedish Medieval Archaeology. (Lund Studies in Medieval Archaeology, 19; Riksantikvarieämbetet Arkelogiska undersöningar Skrifter, 24,Stockholm: Central Board of National Antiquities, 1997. 808 pp., figs and tables) David Austin 3.1
Radovanovic, Ivana, The Iron Gates Mesolithic. International Monographs in Prehistory. Archaeological Series 11 (Ann Arbor, MI: International Monographs in Prehistory, 1996, ISBN 1 879621 258/24X, 382 pp., 114 figures, 103 tables) John C. Chapman 3.1
Ethnicity and Identity in Archaeology / Marcus Banks, Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructions (London/New York: Routledge 1996); Sian Jones, The Archaeology of Ethnicity. Constructing Identities in the Past and Present (London/New York: Routledge, 1997); Paul Graves-Brown, Sian Jones and Clive Gamble, Cultural Identity and Archaeology. The Construction of European Communities (London/New York: Routledge, 1996) Otto-Herman Frey 3.1
BOOK MARKS Peter F. Biehl and Alexander Gramsch 3.1

 


 

 

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