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  1. 1: Introduction: Course Structure, Purpose and assessment Bill Sillar 12 items
    1. The primary book for this course is 2 items
      1. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential

    2. Other general texts that you will find useful: 10 items
      1. Archaeological investigation - Carver, M. O. H. 2009

        Book Recommended

      2. Archaeology: an introduction - Greene, Kevin, Moore, Tom 2010

        Book Recommended

      3. The science and archaeology of materials: an investigation of inorganic materials - Henderson, Julian 2000

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      5. Archaeology: the key concepts - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2005

        Book Recommended

      6. Behavioral archaeology: first principles - Schiffer, Michael B. c1995

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

  2. 2: 'Piercing Together the Past' - Bill Sillar 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential Chapters 1 and 2

    2. Other reading 8 items
      1. A Consideration of Archaeological Research Design - Lewis R. Binford 1964

        Article Recommended

      2. Archaeological formation processes - V. Lamotta, M. Schiffer

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Formation Processes of the Archaeobotanical Record - Charles H. Miksicek 1987

        Article Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      5. Dust to Dust: a transformational view of the ceramic cycle - Sander Ernst van der Leeuw

        Chapter Recommended TEACHING COLLECTION INST ARCH 1755

  3. 3: 'Activity areas', the idea of 'context' and 'formation processes' - Bill Sillar 11 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential Chapters 1 and 2

    2. Other reading 10 items
      1. Behavioral Archaeology and the "Pompeii Premise" - Lewis R. Binford 1981

        Article Recommended

      2. The Destruction of Wealth in Later Prehistory - Richard Bradley 1982

        Article Recommended

      3. Eventful contexts - Gavin Lucas

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Behavioral chain analysis: activities, organization and the use of space - Michael B. Schiffer

        Chapter Recommended Available in Institute of Archaeology Teaching Collection (INST ARCH 3764)

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

        Article Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

  4. 4: Archaeological sites: Houses, Communities, and Tombs - Andrew Gardner 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Archaeological investigation - Carver, M. O. H. 2009

        Book Essential

      2. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential Chapters 2, 3 and 5

    2. Other reading 7 items
      1. The nature of urban deposits - M. O. H. Carver

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Underneath English towns: interpreting urban archaeology - Carver, M. O. H. 1987

        Book Recommended

      3. Time and empire in the Roman world - A. Gardner 2012-06-01

        Article Recommended

      4. Eventful contexts - Gavin Lucas

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

        Book Recommended

  5. 5: Landscapes, 'cultural areas' and world systems - Andrew Bevan 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
    2. Other reading 5 items
      1. In pursuit of the past: decoding the archaeological record : with a new afterword - Binford, Lewis Roberts 2002

        Book Recommended Chapter 8

      2. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Recommended Chapters 5 and 6

      3. The anthropology of landscape: perspectives on place and space - Hirsch, Eric, O'Hanlon, Michael 1995

        Book Recommended

  6. 6: Phenomenology: experiencing scale in archaeology- Sue Hamilton 12 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Phenomenology in Practice: Towards a Methodology for a `Subjective' Approach - S. Hamilton, R. Whitehouse, K. Brown, P. Combes 2006

        Article Essential

    2. Other reading 10 items
      1. Landscape: politics and perspectives - Bender, Barbara 1993

        Book Recommended

      2. Methodologies - Barbara Bender et al.

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      3. Say it with stone: constructing with stones on Easter Island - Sue Hamilton, Mike Seager Thomas, Ruth Whitehouse 2011-06

        Article Recommended

      4. Stonehenge for the Ancestors: the stones pass on the message - M. Parker-Pearson, Ramiiisonina 1998

        Article Recommended

  7. 7: Ethnoarchaeology and Experimental Archaeology - Bill Sillar 12 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential Chapters 2, 5, 8,

    2. Other reading 11 items
      1. Studying artifacts: functions, operating sequences, taxonomy - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. The making and breaking of Shipibo-Conibo ceramics - W. DeBoer, D. Lathrap

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Designing experimental research in archaeology: examining technology through production and use - Ferguson, Jeffrey R. c2010

        Book Recommended

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

        Article Recommended

      5. The present past: an introduction to anthropology for archaeologists - Hodder, Ian 1982

        Book Recommended

      6. Experimentation and interpretation: the use of experimental archaeology in the study of the past - Millson, Dana C. E., Theoretical Archaeology Group (England) c2011

        Book Recommended

      7. Pottery in the Roman world: an ethnoarchaeological approach - Peacock, D. P. S. 1982

        Book Recommended

      8. The nature of experiment in archaeology - P. J. Reynolds

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      9. Replicating the past: the art and science of the archaeological experiment - Saraydar, Stephen C. c2008

        Book Recommended

      10. The Explanation of Artifact Variability - Michael Brian Schiffer and James M. Skibo 1997

        Article Recommended

      11. Experimental archaeology - I. Shimada

        Chapter Recommended

  8. 8: Making Monuments - Bill Sillar 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Inca Quarrying and Stonecutting - Jean-Pierre Protzen 1985

        Article Essential

    2. Other reading 7 items
      1. The experimental earthwork project, 1960-1992 - Bell, Martin, Fowler, P. J., Hillson, Simon, Andrews, Peter 1996

        Book Recommended

      2. Stonehenge for the Ancestors: the stones pass on the message - M. Parker-Pearson, Ramiiisonina 1998

        Article Recommended

      3. Neolithic pottery production in Cornwall - D. P. S. Peacock 1969

        Article Recommended

  9. 9: Artefact compostition and provenance - Ian Freestone 7 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. Tracing to Source - Sheridan Bowman

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Other reading 6 items
      1. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Recommended Chapters 8 and 9

      2. The science and archaeology of materials: an investigation of inorganic materials - Henderson, Julian 2000

        Book Recommended Please see: Flint and Obsidian

      3. The source of the stones of Stonehenge - H. H. Thomas 1923

        Article Recommended

      4. Archaeological provenance studies - R. H. Tykot

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The provenance hypothesis - L. Wilson, A. M. Pollard

        Chapter Recommended

  10. 10: Dating Artefacts: from seration to absolute dating- Bill Sillar 12 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Dating the past - Kevin Greene, Tom Moore

        Chapter Essential

      2. When? Dating Methods and Chronology - Colin Renfrew

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

    2. Other reading: case studies 2 items
      1. An absolute chronology for early Egypt using radiocarbon dating and Bayesian statistical modelling - M. Dee, D. Wengrow, A. Shortland, A. Stevenson 2013-09-04

        Article Recommended

      2. Stonehenge remodeled - T. Darvill, et al. 2012

        Article Recommended

    3. Other reading 8 items
      1. Science-based dating in archaeology - Aitken, M. J. 1990

        Book Recommended

      2. Reconstructing Quaternary environments - Lowe, J. J., Walker, M. J. C. 1997

        Book Recommended Please read pages 274-297

      3. The archaeology of time - Lucas, Gavin 2005

        Book Recommended

      4. Chronology Construction and the Study of Prehistoric Culture Change - Stephen Plog and Jeffrey L. Hantman 1990

        Article Recommended

      5. Quaternary dating methods: a user's guide - Smart, Peter, Frances, Peter D., Quaternary Research Association (Great Britain) 1991

        Book Recommended

      6. Chronometric dating in archaeology - Taylor, R. E., Aitken, M. J. c1997

        Book Recommended

  11. 11: Technology in society: Raw materials and the making of artefacts - Bill Sillar 10 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. How did they make and use tools technology - Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

        Chapter Essential

    2. Other reading 8 items
      1. The emergence of pottery: technology and innovation in ancient societies - Barnett, William, Hoopes, John W. c1995

        Book Recommended

      2. Learning from things: method and theory of material culture studies - Kingery, W. D. c1996

        Book Recommended

      3. Technological choices: transformation in material cultures since the Neolithic - Lemonnier, Pierre 1993

        Book Recommended

      4. Elements for an anthropology of technology - Lemonnier, Pierre 1992

        Book Recommended

      5. Technology - F. Sigaut

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  12. 12: Lithics - Mark Roberts 10 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Squeezing blood from stones - M. R. Edmonds

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. A brief history of flintknapping - John C. Whittaker

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Other reading 8 items
      1. The challenge of the Mousterian - Lewis Binford

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. A record in stone: the study of Australia's flaked stone artefacts - Holdaway, Simon, Stern, Nicola c2004, 2007

        Book Recommended Chapters 1 and 2

      3. Technology and terminology of knapped stone: followed by a multilingual vocabulary Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish - Inizan, Marie-Louise, Féblot-Augustins, Jehanne, Cercle de Recherches et d'Etude Préhistoriques 1999

        Book Recommended Please read pages 11-73.

      4. Tool function - George H. Odell

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Making silent stones speak: human evolution and the dawn of technology - Schick, Kathy Diane, Toth, Nicholas Patrick 1995, c1993

        Book Recommended

      6. The obsidian quarries and their use - R Torrence

        Chapter Recommended

  13. 13: Exchange and interpreting distribution in archaeology - Bill Sillar 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. What contact did the have? - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn

        Chapter Essential

    2. Other reading 7 items
      1. Introduction: commodities and the politics of value - Arjun Appadurai

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Interpreting the axe trade: production and exchange in Neolithic Britain - Bradley, Richard, Edmonds, M. R. 1993

        Book Recommended

      3. Exchange and reciprocity - C. A. Gregory

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Amphorae and the Roman economy: an introductory guide - Peacock, D. P. S., Williams, D. F. 1986

        Book Recommended

  14. 14: Pottery - Dafydd Grifiths 12 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Dust to Dust: A transformational view of the ceramic cycle - S. E. Van Der Leeuw

        Chapter Essential Available in Institute of Archaeology Teaching Collection (INST ARCH 1755)

    2. Other reading 10 items
      1. Ceramic theory and cultural process - Arnold, Dean E. 1985

        Book Recommended

      2. The emergence of pottery: technology and innovation in ancient societies - Barnett, William, Hoopes, John W. c1995

        Book Recommended Please read 'Introduction'

      3. Pottery in the making: world ceramic traditions - Freestone, Ian, Gaimster, David R. M. 1997

        Book Recommended

      4. Ceramics - Julian Henderson

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

        Book Recommended

      6. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Recommended

      7. Pottery and people: a dynamic interaction - Skibo, James M., Feinman, Gary M. c1999

        Book Recommended

      8. Roman pottery in Britain - Tyers, Paul 1996

        Book Recommended

  15. 15: Consumption: Artefact function, 'Art' and social identity - Elizabeth Graham 16 items
    1. Essential Reading - to help with assignment 16 items
      1. The Destruction of Wealth in Later Prehistory - Richard Bradley 1982

        Article Essential

      2. Archaeology and art - R Corbey, R Layton, J Tanner

        Chapter Essential

      3. Control without Controlling - E Graham

        Chapter Essential

      4. The meanings of things: material culture and symbolic expression - Hodder, Ian, World Archaeological Congress 1989

        Book Essential Chapters 2, 15, 16

      5. Status, rank and power - Michael Parker Pearson

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      6. How were societies organized? - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn

        Chapter Essential

  16. 16: Metals - Marcos Martinon-Torres 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Archaeometallurgy. Centre for Archaeology Guidelines - J. Bayley et al., English Heritage 2001

        Book Essential

      2. How did they make and use tools technology - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Other reading 7 items
      1. Metals and metalworking: a research framework for archaeometallurgy - Bayley, J., Crossley, David W., Ponting, Matthew 2008

        Book Recommended Whole book is available in 6 sections on the Historical Metallurgy Society’s website.

      2. Mining and smelting in Antiquity - P. T. Craddock

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Early metal mining and production - Craddock, P. T. c1995

        Book Recommended

      4. Coins, artefacts and isotopes - archaeometallurgy and archaeometry - T. H. Rehren, E. Pernicka 2008-04

        Article Recommended

      5. The early history of metallurgy in Europe - Tylecote, R. F. 1987

        Book Recommended

      6. Metals - Joseph B. Lambert

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  17. 17: Conservation for archaeologists an introduction - James Hales 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Introducing archaeological conservation - J. M. Cronyn

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading.

      2. Agents of Deterioration and Preservation - J. M. Cronyn

        Chapter Essential

      3. It's a material world: caring for the public realm - Jones, Samuel, Holden, John November 2008

        Book Essential Please read pages 27-29.

    2. Other reading 4 items
      1. Things fall apart--: museum conservation in practice - Buttler, Caroline J., Davis, Mary, National Museum Wales c2006

        Book Recommended

      2. Caring for the past: issues in conservation for archaeology and museums - Pye, Elizabeth 2001

        Book Recommended Chapters 5 and 6

      3. First aid for finds - Watkinson, David, Neal, Virginia, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Museum of London 1998

        Book Recommended

  18. 18: Revision Session 1 item
    1. Discussion of topics covered in the course.

      No readings for this week.

  19. 19: Short Answer Assessment 1 item
    1. No readings for this week

  20. 20: Feedback and Discussion 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 9 items
      1. The archaeology of animals - Davis, Simon J. M. 1987

        Book Essential Chapters 1, 3, and 4, 5 (if time)

      2. Pyrotechnology - J.G. Mc Donnell

        Chapter Essential

      3. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2008

        Book Essential Chapters 6 and 8

      4. Textiles in archaeology - Wild, John Peter 1988

        Book Essential

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