Download Archaeology by Experiment: Volume 11 (Routledge Library by John Coles PDF

By John Coles

Experimental archaeology is a brand new method of the learn of early guy. by means of reconstructing and checking out versions of historical gear with the innovations on hand to early guy, we learn the way he lived, hunted, fought and built.

What did early guy consume? How did he shop and cook dinner his foodstuff? How did he make his instruments and guns and pottery? Such daily questions, along with the extra dramatic mysteries linked to the monuments of Easter Island and Stonehenge and the colonization of Polynesia, can all be explored by way of scan.

Show description

Read or Download Archaeology by Experiment: Volume 11 (Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology) PDF

Best archaeology books

European Landscapes of Rock-Art

Rock-art - the traditional pictures which nonetheless scatter the rocky landscapes of Europe - is a novel type of archaeological facts. fastened in position, it doesn't circulate approximately as artefacts as exchange items do. Enigmatic in its that means, it uniquely deals an instantaneous checklist of ways prehistoric Europeans observed and anticipated their very own worlds.

Shaky Ground: Context, Connoisseurship and the History of Roman Art (Debates in Archaeology)

The new quandary on this planet of antiquities gathering has caused students and most people to pay extra consciousness than ever ahead of to the archaeological findspots and accumulating histories of historic artistic endeavors. This new scrutiny is utilized to works at the moment out there in addition to to these got in view that (and regardless of) the 1970 UNESCO conference, which aimed to avoid the trafficking in cultural estate.

Poisonous Plants: A Cultural and Social History

The botanical background of england and North West Europe has a gloomy and a gentle facet. vegetation were used as guns to hurt humans, taken intentionally as addictive medicines and in addition hired as instruments in witchcraft and used as magical amulets. but a lot of those similar crops were medicinally important to varied eu groups; because the writer notes, usually the one distinction among a benevolent drugs and a poison is dosage.

Seefahrer!: Maritime Lebensbilder von der Antike bis heute (German Edition)

Seefahrer – nach wie vor geht von diesem Wort eine besondere Faszination aus. Das Individuum und das Meer, die Herausforderung und der Kampf, die oftmals romantischen Vorstellungen von Seeschlachten und Entdeckerleben, von Piraten und Meuterern, von heroischen Kapitänen und einsamen Seeleuten, letztlich aber auch die Entdeckung neuer Horizonte sind nur einige der Bilder, die sofort vor dem geistigen Auge entstehen.

Extra info for Archaeology by Experiment: Volume 11 (Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 41 votes