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  1. Basic texts 9 items
    1. The archaeology of death and burial - Michael Parker Pearson 1999

      Book Essential

    2. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Paul Pettitt 2011

      Book Essential

    3. Celebrations of death: the anthropology of mortuary ritual - Peter Metcalf, Richard Huntington 1991

      Book Essential

    4. Social archaeology of funerary remains - Rebecca Gowland, Christopher Knüsel c2006

      Book Essential

    5. The work of the dead: a cultural history of mortal remains - Thomas Walter Laqueur 2015

      Book 

    6. Routledge companion to death and dying 2017

      Book 

    7. The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of death and burial - Sarah Tarlow, Liv Nilsson Stutz 2013

      Book Essential E-BOOK

  2. Lecture 1: Introduction to funerary archaeology 4 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. The archaeology of the dead: lectures in archaeothanatology - H. Duday c2009

        Book Essential

    2. Recommended reading 3 items
      1. Perspectives on the archaeology of death - R Chapman

        Chapter 

      2. Tombs, graves and mummies - Paul G. Bahn 1996

        Book Recommended PAGES 34-87, 92-133, 146-151 AND 180-199

  3. Lecture 2: Principles of analysis: ritual and remembrance 5 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Celebrations of death: the anthropology of mortuary ritual - Peter Metcalf, Richard Huntington, Richard Huntington 1991 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 3 E Book

      2. The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of ritual and religion - Timothy Insoll 2011

        Book Essential E-BOOK

    2. Recommended reading 3 items
      1. Archaeology, ritual, religion - Timothy Insoll 2004

        Book Recommended PAGES 10-12, 65-100

      2. Finding ritual: calibrating the evidence - E. Kyriakidis

        Chapter Recommended This paper has been added to the Institute of Archaeology library 'Teaching Collection' at INST ARCH 3819

      3. The iceman as a burial - A. Vanzetti et al. 2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  4. Lecture 3: Ethnoarchaeology of death 10 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
    2. Recommended reading 9 items
      1. The death rituals of rural Greece - Loring M. Danforth, Alexander Tsiaras c1982

        Book Recommended

      2. Ethnoarchaeology in action - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer 2001

        Book  Chapter 13

      3. Eating money - Mike Parker Pearson 12/2000

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Pastoralists, warriors and colonists: the archaeology of southern Madagascar - Michael Parker Pearson 2010

        Book  Pp 472-510

  5. Lecture 4: Reading the body, treating the corpse 10 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. From corpse to skeleton: dealing with the dead in prehistory - M. Parker-Pearson 2016-4

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Recommended reading 9 items
      1. Headhunting and the body in Iron Age Europe - Ian Armit 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book  Pp 45-68

      2. Mummification in Bronze Age Britain - Thomas J. Booth

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Earthly remains: the history and science of preserved human bodies - Andrew Chamberlain, Michael Parker Pearson 2001

        Book  Pp 169-188

  6. Lecture 5: Status, power and identity: the powerful dead 5 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
    2. Recommended reading 4 items
      1. Some Archaeological Correlates of Ranked Societies - Christopher S. Peebles, Susan M. Kus 1977

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. The Archaeology of Rank - Paul K. Wason 1994

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      3. Death-ritual and social structure in classical antiquity - Ian Morris 1992

        Book 

  7. Lecture 6: Death in the landscape 4 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. Post-processual Landscape Archaeology: a Critique - Andrew Fleming 10/2006

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Recommended reading 3 items
      1. The past in prehistoric societies - Richard Bradley 2002

        Book  Pp 82-111

      2. The materiality of stone - Christopher Y. Tilley, Wayne Bennett 2004

        Book  Pp 1-31

      3. The chambered cairns of South Uist - V. Cummings, C. Henley, N. Sharples

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  8. Lecture 7: Death and the origins of human consciousness 4 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. The archaeology of death and burial - Michael Parker Pearson 1999

        Book Essential PAGES 142-156; 156-170

    2. Recommended reading 3 items
      1. Archaeology, ritual, religion - Timothy Insoll 2004

        Book Recommended PAGES 23-32

      2. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Paul Pettitt 2011

        Book Recommended PAGES 11-40; 261-270

      3. The buried soul: how humans invented death - Timothy Taylor c2002

        Book  Pp 56-85

  9. Lecture 9: The human experience of death 4 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. The archaeology of death and burial - Michael Parker Pearson 1999

        Book Essential PAGES 156-170

    2. Recommended reading 3 items
      1. Patterns of transcendence: religion, death, and dying - David Chidester c2002

        Book Essential PAGES 169-216

  10. Lecture 10: The politics of the dead 7 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Ethics and burial archaeology - Duncan Sayer 2010

        Book Essential

      2. Resolving the Human Remains Crisis in British Archaeology - Mike Parker Pearson, Tim Schadla-Hall, Gabe Moshenska 15/12/2011

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Recommended reading 5 items
      1. British Association of Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology: Code of Ethics

        Document Recommended Please click on the 'Code of Ethics' link to access the document

      2. Curating human remains: caring for the dead in the United Kingdom - Myra J. Giesen 2013

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

  11. Essay 1: options 24 items
    1. Essay 1a: Introductory reading 5 items
      1. Excavation and post-excavation treatment of cremated and inhumed human remains - Jacqueline I. McKinley, Charlotte A. Roberts, Institute of Field Archaeologists 1993

        Book Essential ALSO TEACHING COLLECTION INST ARCH 2980

      2. Guidelines to the standards for recording human remains - M. Brickley, J. I. McKinley 2004

        Document Essential Electronic resource

      3. The archaeology of human bones - Simon Mays 2010

        Book Essential

      4. Human remains in archaeology: a handbook - Charlotte A. Roberts 2009

        Book Essential

    2. Essay 1b: Introductory reading 5 items
      1. Reclaiming and reinterpreting ritual in the woodland burial ground - A Clayden

        Chapter Essential

      2. Natural burial: landscape, practice and experience - Andy Clayden, Trish Green, Jennifer Lorna Hockey, Mark Powell 2015

        Book Essential

      3. Landscapes of the dead? Natural burial and the materialization of absence - Jenny Hockey, Trish Green, Andy Clayden, Mark Powell 06/2012

        Article Essential

      4. The natural death handbook - Stephanie Wienrich, Josefine Speyer 2003

        Book Essential

    3. Essay 1c: Introductory reading 7 items
      1. Sorting the butchered from the boiled - H.E.C. Koon, T.P. O'Connor, M.J. Collins 2010-1

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Response to Critique of the Claim of Cannibalism at Cowboy Wash - Patricia M. Lambert, Banks L. Leonard, Brian R. Billman, Richard A. Marlar 04/2000

        Article Essential

      3. Cooked Bones? Method and Practice for Identifying Bones Treated at Low Temperature - A. Solari, D. Olivera, I. Gordillo, P. Bosch 07/2015

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    4. Essay 1d: Introductory readings 3 items
      1. Headhunting and the body in Iron Age Europe - Ian Armit 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      2. Neolithic Skull Removal: Enemies, Ancestors, and Memory [with Comments] - Ian Kuijt, Mehmet Özdoğan and Mike Parker Pearson 2009

        Article Essential

    5. Essay 1e: Introductory reading 4 items
      1. The Historical Dimension in Mortuary Expressions of Status and Sentiment [and Comments and Reply] - Aubrey Cannon, Brad Bartel, Richard Bradley, R. W. Chapman 08/1989

        Article Essential

      2. The Victorian celebration of death - James Stevens Curl 2000

        Book 

      3. Victorian death and its decline: 1850 to 1918 - P Jalland

        Chapter 

      4. Ritual, belief and the dead in early modern Britain and Ireland - Sarah Tarlow 2011

        Book 

  12. Essay 2 25 items
    1. Essay 2a: Introductory reading 5 items
      1. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Paul Pettitt 2011

        Book Essential

    2. Essay 2b: Introductory reading 6 items
      1. The ancient Egyptian book of the dead - Carol Andrews, Raymond O. Faulkner 1985, c1972

        Book  Introduction pp11-16

      2. The complete Tutankhamun: the king, the tomb, the royal treasure - Nicholas Reeves 1990

        Book  PP 70-74, 78-91, 100-114, 119-122, 128-149,188-196, 208-211

      3. Death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt - John H. Taylor 2001

        Book Essential Chapter 3 (pp. 92-111)

      4. Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the dead - John H. Taylor, British Museum 2010

        Book 

    3. Essay 2c: Introductory reading 4 items
      1. The Emergence and Persistence of Inequality in Premodern Societies - Samuel Bowles, Eric Alden Smith, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder 02/2010

        Article 

      2. The Historical Dimension in Mortuary Expressions of Status and Sentiment [and Comments and Reply] - Aubrey Cannon, Brad Bartel, Richard Bradley, R. W. Chapman, Mary Lou Curran, David W. J. Gill, S. C. Humphreys, Cl. Masset, Ian Morris, Jeffrey Quilter, Nan A. Rothschild and Curtis Runnels 1989

        Article 

      3. Eating money - Mike Parker Pearson 12/2000

        Article 

    4. Essay 2d: Introductory reading 5 items
    5. Essay 2e: Introductory reading 5 items
      1. Places of special virtue: megaliths in the Neolithic landscapes of Wales - Vicki Cummings, A. W. R. Whittle 2004

        Book 

      2. Archaeologies of place and landscape - J Thomas

        Chapter 

      3. A phenomenology of landscape: places, paths, and monuments - Christopher Y. Tilley 1994

        Book 

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