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  1. Session 1 (lectures 1-2): History and Theory of Classical Archaeology 24 items
    1. Lecture 1: Theory and theorising in Classical Archaeology 10 items
      Essential Reading
      1. Common sense is not enough - Matthew Johnson

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Archaeologies of Greece - Ian Morris

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      3. The health of a discipline - A. Snodgrass

        Chapter Essential

      4. Further Reading 6 items
        1. Art, artefacts, and chronology in classical archaeology - William R. Biers 1992

          Book Recommended

        2. Introduction: Contemporary Theoretical Debate in Archaeology - Ian Hodder

          Chapter Recommended

        3. The problem - Ian Hodder, Scott Hudson

          Chapter Recommended Ebook accessible online - Ch. 1

        4. Crises in Global Archaeology - Ian Hodder

          Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. Lecture 2: Antiquarianism, cultural history and pottery styles 14 items
      Essential Reading
      1. Discussion (for session 3): 2 items
        Osborne & Alcock vs. Terrenato: what is their agenda for Classical archaeology?
        1. Introduction - R. Osborne, S. Alcock

          Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Cities and sanctuaries, art and archaeology: roots in the past - M. Shanks

        Chapter Essential Available online through academia.edu

      3. Beazley and the connoisseurship of Greek vases - D. C. Kurtz

        Chapter Essential IoA Teaching Collection 3693

      4. Beazley as Theorist - James Whitley 1997

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      5. Further Reading 8 items
        1. What happened in history - V. Gordon Childe 1960

          Book Recommended

        2. Archaeology: the loss of innocence - David Clarke 1973

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        3. Ancient History and the Antiquarian - Arnaldo Momigliano 1950

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        4. The red and the black: studies in Greek pottery - Brian A. Sparkes 1996

          Book Recommended

        5. The discovery of the past: the origins of archaeology - Alain Schnapp 1996

          Book Recommended ESPECIALLY CHAPTERS 2-5

  2. Session 2 (lectures 3-4): New Archaeology and Ancient Ecologies 29 items
    1. Lecture 3: The New Archaeology, Processual Archaeology and Classical Archaeology 5 items
      Essential Reading
      1. The 'New Archaeology' - Matthew Johnson

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Archaeology: The loss of innocence - David Clarke 1973

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      3. Rudiments of a social archaeology (Chapter 5) - Michael Shanks

        Chapter Essential Also available online

      4. The New Archaeology and the Classical Archaeologist - A. M. Snodgrass 1985

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      1. Archaeological perspectives - L. Binford

        Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading. REPRINTED IN L. BINFORD 1972 AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE; ALSO J. DEETZ MAN'S IMPRINT FROM THE PAST, 155-186.

      2. Theoretical archaeology: a reactionary view - I. Hodder

        Chapter Recommended REPRINTED IN I. HODDER 1992 THEORY AND PRACTICE IN ARCHAEOLOGY, 92-121.

      3. Culture as system - M. Johnson

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Pots and Politics: Ceramic Evidence for the Rise of the Argive State - Catherine Morgan, Todd Whitelaw 1991

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      5. The multiplier effect in action - C. Renfrew

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      6. Archaic Greece: the age of experiment - Snodgrass, Anthony M. 1980

        Book Recommended

      7. Archaeological Context and Systemic Context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      8. Current trends in American archaeology - B. G. Trigger

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      9. Social Diversity in Dark Age Greece - James Whitley 1991

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    3. Lecture 4: Environment and landscape 13 items
      Essential Reading
      1. Archaeologies of place and landscape - J. Thomas

        Chapter Essential

      2. The corrupting sea: a study of Mediterranean history - Horden, Peregrine, Purcell, Nicholas 2000

        Book Essential INTRODUCTION

      3. Intensive survey, agricultural practices and the classical landscape of Greece - S. E. Alcock, J. F. Cherry, J. L. Davies

        Chapter Essential

      4. Further Reading 9 items
        1. Side-by-side survey: comparative regional studies in the Mediterranean World - Alcock, Susan E., Cherry, John F. 2004

          Book Recommended

        2. Settlement and territory - J. L. Bintliff

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        3. Hill-Forts and oppida in Britain - B. Cunliffe

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        4. A cognitive approach to an upland landscape - M. Fitzjohn

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        5. Prehistoric Economies: a territorial approach - E. S. Higgs, C. Vita-Finzi

          Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

        6. Ancient landscapes - O. Rackham

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        7. Space, time and polity - A. C. Renfrew

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

  3. Session 3 (lectures 5-6): Interpreting Classical Archaeology, in the UK and Europe 27 items
    1. Lecture 5: Interpretative archaeologies: from contextual meanings to the new cultural history 13 items
      Essential Reading
      1. Archaeological theory: an introduction - Johnson, Matthew 2010

        Book Essential CHAPTER 7 "POST-PROCESSUAL AND INTERPRETIVE ARCHAEOLOGIES" AND CHAPTER 6 "THOUGHTS AND IDEOLOGIES"

      2. Archaeology as cultural history - I. Morris

        Chapter Essential

      3. Further reading 8 items
        1. Contextual archaeology - Ian Hodder

          Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

        2. Re-constructing archaeology: theory and practice - Shanks, Michael, Tilley, Christopher Y. 1987

          Book Recommended

        3. The first figure scenes in Greek art - A. Snodgrass

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Interpretative archaeology - Tilley, Christopher Y. 1992

          Book Recommended

        5. The Razor's Edge: Symbolic-Structuralist Archeology and the Expansion of Archeological Inference - Patty Jo Watson and Michael Fotiadis Sep 1990

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    2. Lecture 6: Theory and Classical Archaeology elsewhere 14 items
      Essential Reading
      1. The Italian perspective on theoretical archaeology - B. d'Agostino

        Chapter Essential

      2. A city of images: iconography and society in ancient Greece - Bérard, Claude 1989

        Book Essential pp. 11-22 Bron and Lissarrague "Looking at the Vase", 23-38 Bérard and Durand "Entering the imagery", 39-52 Lissarrague "The world of the warrior".

      3. Eros the Hunter - A. Schnapp

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      4. The Annales school and archaeology - Bintliff, J. L. 1991

        Book Essential Available online NOTE: pp. 1-33 Bintliff “The contribution of an Annaliste/structural history approach to archaeology, 57-72 Snodgrass “structural history and classical archaeology”

      5. Further reading 9 items
        1. The iron age community of Osteria dell'Osa: a study of socio-political development in central Tyrrhenian Italy - Bietti Sestieri, Anna Maria 1992

          Book Recommended

        2. The use of Theory in French Archaeology - S. Cleuziou, A. Coudart, J.-P. Demoule, A. Schnapp

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Military Organisation and social structure in Archaic Etruria - B. d'Agostino

          Chapter Recommended TEACHING COLLECTION IoA 3706

        4. Etruria and the Etruscans. Recent approaches - V. Izzet

          Chapter Recommended

        5. Epiktetos egraphsen: the Writing on the Cup - F. Lissarrague

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        6. Down from Olympus: archaeology and philhellenism in Germany, 1750-1970 - Marchand, Suzanne L. 1996

          Book Recommended

        7. ‘Start the revolution without me’: recent debates in Italian Classical Archaeology - N. Terrenato

          Chapter Recommended

  4. Session 4 (lectures 7–8): Individuals and Identities 31 items
    1. Lecture 7: Agency: individuals and social structures 15 items
      Essential reading
      1. Agency in archaeology: paradigm or platitude? - M.-A. Dobres, J. E. Robb

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. Agency - Andrew Gardner

        Chapter Essential Available online

      3. The anthropology of a dead world - Ian Morris

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      4. Further reading 11 items
        1. The Concept(s) of Culture - W. H. Sewell

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The individual and the social - M. Shanks, C. Tilley

          Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

        3. An archaeology of identity: soldiers and society in late Roman Britain - Gardner, Andrew 2007

          Book Recommended

        4. The problem defined - A. Gell

          Chapter Recommended

        5. The Berber house or the world reversed - P. Bourdieu

          Chapter Recommended

        6. Outline of a theory of practice - Bourdieu, Pierre, Nice, Richard 1977

          Book Recommended

        7. The constitution of society: outline of the theory of structuration - Giddens, Anthony 1986

          Book Recommended

    2. Lecture 8: Post-colonialism and identities 4 items
      Essential reading
      1. Archaeologies of identity - L. Meskell

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity - Jonathan M. Hall 1998

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      3. Colonial encounters and the negotiation of identities in south-east Iberia - J. Vives-Ferrándiz Sánchez

        Chapter Essential Teaching Collection IoA 3623

      4. Colonial Constructs: Colonialism and Archaeology in the Mediterranean - Peter van Dommelen Feb 1997

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

    3. Further reading 12 items
      1. Ethnicity and Colonization - C. Antonaccio

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Introduction - M. Diaz-Andreu, S. Lucy

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      3. Cultural identity and regional archaeological projects - Michael Fotiadis 1997-5

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      4. Cultural Diversity and Unity: empire and Rome - R. Hingley

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      5. Postcolonial Concepts and Ancient Greek Colonization - Irad Malkin 2004

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

      6. Hellenicity: between ethnicity and culture - Hall, Jonathan M. 2002

        Book Recommended

      7. Beyond Romans and natives. - Woolf, Greg, Chris Gosden 1997

        Article Recommended Electronic Journal

  5. Session 5 (lectures 9–10): Gender and Politics in Classical Archaeology 36 items
    1. Lecture 9: Gender and embodiment 17 items
      Essential Reading
      1. Holding a mirror to Etruscan gender - V. Izzet

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. Archaeologies of identity - L. Meskell

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      3. Archaeological theory: an introduction - Johnson, Matthew 1999

        Book Essential Chapter "Archaeology and gender" OR in the 2010 edition "Archaeology, gender and identity"

      4. Further reading 13 items
        1. PROGRAMME TO PRACTICE: Gender and Feminism in Archaeology - Margaret W. Conkey, Joan M. Gero 1997

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        2. Thinking through the body: archaeologies of corporeality - Tarlow, Sarah, Hamilakis, Yannis, Pluciennik, Mark 2002

          Book Recommended

        3. Bodies of Evidence on Prehistoric Cyprus - A. Bernard Knapp, Lynn Meskell 1997

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        4. Archaeologies of social life: age, sex, class et cetera in ancient Egypt - Meskell, Lynn 1999

          Book Recommended

        5. House and society in the ancient Greek world - Nevett, Lisa C. 1999

          Book Recommended

        6. Reading the body: representations and remains in the archaeological record - Rautman, Alison E., Gender and Archaeology Conference 2000

          Book Recommended

        7. The body as material culture: a theoretical osteoarchaeology - Sofaer, Joanna R. 2006

          Book Recommended

        8. Reflections - A. Stewart

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

        9. Body Techniques - M. Mauss

          Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

    2. Lecture 10: The politics of Archaeology 19 items
      Essential Reading
      1. The Past in the Future: History and the Politics of Identity - Jonathan Friedman Dec 1992

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      2. The politics of identity in archaeology - M. Rowlands

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      3. Antiquities as symbolic capital in modern Greek society - Yannis Hamilakisa, Eleana Yalouri 1996

        Article Essential Electronic Journal

      4. Archaeology under fire: nationalism, politics and heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East - Meskell, Lynn 1998

        Book Essential NOTE: Meskell “Introduction” pp.1-12, Knapp and Antoniadu “Archaeology, politics, and the cultural heritage of Cyprus” pp. 13-43, Kotskakis “The past is ours: images of Greek Macedonia” pp. 44-67, Hassan “Memorabilia” pp.200-216

      5. Further reading 15 items
        1. Nationalism and archaeology in Europe - T. C. Champion, Marguerita Díaz-Andrea 1996

          Book Recommended

        2. The nation and its ruins: antiquity, archaeology, and national imagination in Greece - Hamilakis, Yannis 2007

          Book Recommended

        3. Museums of oblivion - Yannis Hamilakis 2011

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        4. Are We Postcolonial Yet? Tales from the Battlefield - Yannis Hamilakis 2012

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        5. The invention of tradition - Hobsbawm, E. J., Ranger, T. O. 1992

          Book Recommended NOTE: Also 1983 edition

        6. The heritage crusade and the spoils of history - Lowenthal, David 1997

          Book Recommended

        7. The Intersections of Identity and Politics in Archaeology - Lynn Meskell 2002

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        8. Built heritage and the politics of (re) presentation - Peter Odermatt 1996

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        9. Between Memory and History: Les Lieux de Mémoire - Pierre Nora Spring 1989

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        10. Tradition, Tourism and Memory in Malta - Paul Sant Cassia Jun 1999

          Article Recommended Electronic Journal

        11. The Acropolis: global fame, local claim - Yalouri, Eleana 2001

          Book Recommended

  6. Session 6 (lectures 11-12): Defining your questions, research designs and the archaeological process 15 items
    1. Research design and sampling - E. Banning

      Chapter Recommended

    2. A Consideration of Archaeological Research Design - Lewis R. Binford 1964

      Article Essential Electronic Journal

    3. The Interpretation of Artefacts and the Tyranny of the Field Archaeologist - P.W. Blinkhorn, C.G. Cumberpatch Oct 1998

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    4. Introduction - L. Bowkett, S. Hill, D. Wardle, K.A. Wardle

      Chapter Essential

    5. The development of Classical Archaeology - L. Bowkett, S. Hill, D. Wardle, K.A. Wardle

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

    6. Management of archaeological projects - Gill Andrews, English Heritage 1991

      Book Essential A reviewed guidance document available online.

    7. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. 1976

      Book Essential NOTE: “Research strategy and formative Mesoamerica”, pp. 1-11, and “A prayer for an endangered species”, pp.369-373

    8. Whose rationality? A response to Fekri Hassan - Ian Hodder 1998

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    9. The archaeologist as alchemist - G. Milne

      Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

    10. Multistage Fieldwork and Analytical Techniques - Charles L. Redman Jan 1973

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    11. Surface Collection, Sampling, and Research Design: A Retrospective - Charles L. Redman Apr 1987

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    12. A Survey of Disturbance Processes in Archaeological Site Formation - W. Raymond Wood and Donald Lee Johnson 1978

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

  7. Session 7 (lectures 13-14): Site formation processes 13 items
    1. Behavioral Archaeology and the "Pompeii Premise" - Lewis R. Binford 1981

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    2. Sherd size in the analysis of occupation debris - R. Bradley, M. Fulford 1980

      Article Recommended Digitised Reading

    3. Behavioural archaeology and refuse patterns: A case study - Paul Halstead, Ian Hodder, Glynis Jones 1978

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    4. Rubbish disposal in Greek and Roman Cities - W. Liebschuetz

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Two useful parameters for pottery research - C. R. Orton

      Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

    6. Roman pottery in the archaeological record - Peña, J. Theodore 2007

      Book Recommended

    7. Archaeological Context and Systemic Context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    8. Formation processes of the archaeological record - Schiffer, Michael B. 1987

      Book Essential CHAPTERS 1 AND 2.

    9. Shipibo Archaeo-Ethnography: Site Formation Processes and Archaeological Interpretation - Peter E. Siegel and Peter G. Roe 1986

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

  8. Session 8 (lectures 15-16): Artefacts: classification, assemblage formation and analysis 12 items
    1. Artefact Assemblages: Not the Pompeii Premise - P. M. Allison

      Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

    2. An overview of the small finds from Catterick - H. E. M. Cool

      Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

    3. Exploring Romano-British finds assemblages - H. E. M. Cool, M. J. Baxter 2002

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    4. Where the garbage goes: Refuse disposal in the Maya Highlands - Brian Hayden, Aubrey Cannon 1983

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    5. Site Finds in Roman Britain: A Comparison of Techniques - Kris Lockyear 2000

      Article Recommended Electronic Journal

    6. Patterns and process in late Roman Republican coin hoards, 157-2 BC - Lockyear, Kris 2007

      Book Recommended NOTE: See chapter 2 on the data.

    7. Splitting objects - Gavin Lucas

      Chapter Recommended Electronic book

    8. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Tyers, Paul, Vince, A. G. 1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 6: Classification of form and decoration, pp. 76–86; Chapter 13: Quantification, pp. 166–181; Chapter 16: Assemblages and sites, pp. 207–216.

    9. The interpretation of site finds — a review - R. Reece

      Chapter Recommended

    10. Sources for the study of Roman pottery - P. Tyers

      Chapter Recommended Digitised Reading

  9. Session 9 (lectures 17-18): Patterning at a household to settlement level 10 items
    1. Introduction - P. M. Allison

      Chapter Recommended Electronic book

    2. Analysis on the household level/The Early Mesoamerican House - K. V. Flannery

      Chapter Essential

    3. The formation processes of house floor assemblages - V. M. LaMotta, M. B. Schiffer

      Chapter Recommended

    4. Roman Pompeii: space and society - Laurence, Ray 1994

      Book Recommended NOTE: See also second edition 2007.

    5. Houses and society in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew 1994

      Book Recommended

  10. Session 10 (lectures 19-20): Regional survey and landscape archaeology 14 items
    1. A Mediterranean valley: landscape archaeology and Annales History in the Biferno Valley - Barker, Graeme, Hodges, Richard, Clark, Gillian 1995

      Book Recommended NOTE: See especially chapters 1, 3, 10 and 13.

    2. Farming the desert: the UNESCO Libyan Valleys Archaeological Survey - Barker, Graeme, Mattingly, D. J., Unesco Libyan Valleys Archaeological Survey 1996

      Book Recommended

    3. Roman landscapes: archaeological survey in the Mediterranean region - Barker, Graeme, Lloyd, John, British School at Rome, Ecole française de Rome 1991

      Book Recommended

    4. Analyzing Rome’s hinterland - M. Belcher, A. Harrison, S. Stoddart

      Chapter Recommended

    5. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c1976

      Book Essential NOTE: Chapter 6: Analysis on the Regional Level, Part I; introduction (pp. 161–162); article by Flannery (pp. 162–173); Inter-regional exchange networks: introduction (pp. 283–286).

    6. Sampling on the Regional Level - K. V. Flannery

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    7. Methods of collection, recording and quantification - D. Mattingly

      Chapter Recommended

    8. Mapping the Roman world: the contribution of field survey data - D. Mattingly, R. Witcher

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading.

    9. Covering the ground - C. R. Orton

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

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