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  1. Introductory readings 2 items
    1. Ethnoarchaeology in action - David Nicholas, Kramer Carol 2001

      Book 

    2. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

      Book Essential This is recommended for purchase

  2. Lecture 1a: Introduction to course 1 item
    1. No readings for this session

  3. Lecture 1b: Reasoning and research strategies: questions, data, interpretation 7 items
    1. Archaeology: the loss of innocence - David Clarke 03/1973

      Article  Electronic journal

    2. Research strategy and formative Mesoamerica; a prayer for an endangered species - Kent V. Flannery

      Chapter  Pages 1-11, 369-373

    3. Archaeological context and systemic context - Michael B. Schiffer 1972

      Article  Electronic journal

    4. For further reading 3 items
      1. The golden marshalltown - Kent V. Flannery 1982

        Article  Electronic journal

      2. Aims in Prehistoric Archaeology - Bruce G. Trigger 03/1970

        Article  Electronic journal

  4. Lecture 2a: Site formation processes and their effects on archaeological data 6 items
    1. General readings

    2. Formation processes - Michael B. Schiffer

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading 143-150, 199-217.

    3. Case studies

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

      Article  Electronic journal

  5. Lecture 2b: Formation of artefact assemblages and effects on interpretation 5 items
    1. General readings

  6. Lecture 3a: Features, activity areas, floors, middens 9 items
    1. General readings

    2. Analyzing household activities - Kent V. Flannery, M. Winter

      Chapter Essential

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

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    4. Case studies

    5. A re-fitter's paradise - D. de Loecker et al.

      Chapter  Digitised reading

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

      Article  Electronic journal

    7. Introduction - J. D. Hill

      Chapter  Digitised reading

  7. Lecture 3b: Houses, house clusters and households 15 items
    1. General readings (read 1)

    2. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

      Book Essential Chapter 2

    3. Architecture: chapter 10 - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer

      Chapter Essential Available as an e-book through Scribd.com

    4. Ordering the world: perceptions of architecture, space and time - Michael Parker Pearson, Colin Richards

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    5. Household Archaeology - R. R. WILK, W. L. RATHJE 01/07/1982

      Article  Electronic journal

    6. Case studies

    7. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

      Book  Read either the article by Winter (pp. 25-31) or the article by Flannery & Winter (pp. 34-47)

    8. Public and private in the Roman house - M. Grahame

      Chapter Recommended

    9. Broken K pueblo - J. Hill

      Chapter Recommended

  8. Lecture 4a: Interpreting funerary archaeology 13 items
    1. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

      Book Essential Especially pages 21-44

    2. Burial archaeology: current research methods and developments - Lee, Frances, Roberts, Charlotte A., Bintliff, J. L. 1989

      Book Essential Available as an e-book. Click the PDF link to access.

    3. Too many ancestors - James Whitley 03/2002

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    4. Case Studies

    5. Mortuary practices, society and ideology: an ethnographical study - M. Parker Pearson

      Chapter Recommended

    6. Anglo-Saxon deviant burial customs - Reynolds, Andrew 2009

      Book Recommended

    7. The social organization at Branč - Susan Shennan 12/1975

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

  9. Lecture 4b: Human remains practical 6 items
    1. General readings

    2. The Cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology - Aufderheide, Arthur C., Rodríguez-Martín, Conrado, Langsjoen, Odin 1997

      Book Essential

    3. Digging up bones: the excavation, treatment and study of human skeletal remains - Brothwell, Don R., British Museum (Natural History) 1981

      Book Essential

    4. Standards for data collection from human skeletal remains: proceedings of a seminar at the Field Museum of Natural History, organized by Jonathan Haas - Aftandilian, David, Ubelaker, Douglas H., Haas, Jonathan, Buikstra, Jane E. 1994

      Book Essential

    5. Dental anthropology - Hillson, Simon 1996

      Book Essential

    6. Human osteology - White, T. D., Folkens, Pieter A., Black, Michael Timothy c2012

      Book Essential

  10. Lecture 5a: Regional analysis and settlement patterns 9 items
    1. General readings

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

      Book  Chapter 8

    3. Case studies

    4. The early Mesoamerican village - Flannery, Kent V. c2009

      Book  Chapter 5, 6, part 1

    5. Shell and iron-ore mirror exchange in Formative Mesoamerica - J. Pires-Ferreira

      Chapter  This is recommended for purchase

    6. Distribution of obsidian among households in two Oaxacan villages - M. Winter

      Chapter  This is recommended for purchase

  11. Lecture 5b: Plant remains practical 4 items
    1. Diatoms and archaeology - S. Juggins, N. Cameron

      Chapter Essential

    2. Pollen analysis - Moore, Peter D., Collinson, Margaret E., Webb, J. A. 1991

      Book Essential

    3. Phytoliths: a comprehensive guide for archaeologists and paleoecologists - Piperno, Dolores R. c2006

      Book Essential

    4. Ancient starch research - Torrence, Robin, Barton, Huw 2006

      Book Essential

  12. Lecture 6a: Environmental data: scales of analysis 13 items
    1. Scales of environmental analysis (read Bell and Walker and at least 1 other)

    2. Evidence for environmental change - Martin Bell, M. J. C. Walker

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    3. Archaeology as human ecology: method and theory for a contextual approach - Butzer, Karl W. 1982

      Book  Chapters 12-14

    4. Environmental archaeology: principles and methods - O'Connor, Terri, Evans, John G. c2005

      Book 

    5. Biological evidence: chapter 4 - J. J. Lowe, M. J. C. Walker

      Chapter  Digitised reading; especially 4.1-4.5, 4.7 and 4.12

    6. For further reading 8 items
      1. Spatial scale in the pollen record - R. Bradshaw

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Spatial scale and palynology: a commentary on Bradshaw - K.J. Edwards

        Chapter Recommended

      3. 8th - 11th century economy and environment in York - T. O'Connor

        Chapter Recommended E-book. Click the 'Accept' option to access the text.

      4. Economy and environment in Saxon London - D. James Rackham

        Chapter Recommended E-book. Click the 'Accept' option to access the text.

      5. Environmental interpretation of archaeological charcoal - T. L. Smart, E. S. Hoffman

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  13. Lecture 6b: Site catchment analysis 6 items
    1. Site catchment analysis (read 1)

       

       

    2. The village and its catchment area: introduction - Kent V. Flannery

      Chapter 

    3. Case studies (read 2)

    4. Empirical determination of site catchments in Oaxaca and Tehuacan - Kent V. Flannery

      Chapter 

    5. A site catchment analysis of San Lorenzo, Veracruz - D. Rossman

      Chapter 

  14. Lecture 7: Archaeometallurgy 5 items
    1. Early metal mining and production - Craddock, P. T. c1995

      Book Essential

    2. Metals - Julian Henderson

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Coins, artefacts and isotopes - archaeometallurgy and archaeometry - Th. Rehren, E. Pernicka 2008

      Article Essential Electronic journal

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

      Book Essential Chapter 8

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

      Book Essential

  15. Lecture 8: Ceramics 9 items
    1. General readings

    2. Ceramics - Julian Henderson

      Chapter Essential

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

      Book Essential

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

      Book Essential

    5. Recent ceramic analysis: 1. function, style and origins - Prudence M. Rice 1996

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    6. On the origins of pottery - Prudence M. Rice 1999

      Article  Electronic journal

  16. Lecture 9: Interpreting organic data 8 items
    1. General readings

    2. Studies in ancient technology: Vol.8 - Forbes, R. J. 1971

      Book Essential

    3. Archaeological artefacts as material culture - Hurcombe, L. M. 2007

      Book Essential

    4. Ancient Egyptian materials and technology - Shaw, Ian, Nicholson, Paul T. 2000

      Book 

  17. Lecture 10a: Exam Review session 1 item
    1. In this session we review the salient points of the course as preparation for the examination.

  18. Lecture 10b: Interpreting textual data in archaeology 61 items
    1. General readings (read two)

    2. The Amarna letters from Canaan - S. Izre'el

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. The evidence for early writing: utilitarian or ceremonial? - Nicholas Postgate, Tao Wang, Toby Wilkinson 09/1995

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    4. The botanical identity and transport of incense during the Egyptian New Kingdom - Margaret Serpico, Raymond White 12/2000

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    5. For further reading 7 items
      1. Between artifacts and texts: historical archaeology in global perspective - Andrén, Anders, Crozier, Alan c1998

        Book Recommended

      2. Inscribed in clay: provenance study of the Amarna tablets and other ancient Near Eastern texts - Goren, Yuval, Artzy, Michal, Finkelstein, Israel, Naʼaman, Nadav 2004

        Book Recommended

      3. Text-aided archaeology - Barbara. J. Little

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      4. The Amarna letters - Moran, William L. c1992

        Book Recommended

      5. Fakes, Forgeries and Biblical Scholarship. - C. A. Rollston, A. G. Vaughn 2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal. Please see other articles in Forum also.

      6. The Egyptian Empire in Palestine: a reassessment - James M. Weinstein 1981

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    6. Re-opening Catalhoyuk - Ian Hodder

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    7. Trashing rubbish - Ian Hodder

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    8. Introduction - J D Hill

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    9. Archaeological landscapes: constructed, conceptualised, ideational - Wendy Ashmore, Arthur Bernard Knapp

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    10. Pots as tools - D Braun

      Chapter 

    11. Some aspects of prehistoric society in east-central Arizona - William A Longacre

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    12. Assemblages and sites - Clive Orton

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    13. Introduction - André, Debénath, Harold Lewis Dibble

      Chapter 

    14. On the structure of artifact typologies - James Allison Brown

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    15. A re-fitter's paradise - D DeLoecker et al

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    16. The Study of Technological Organization - Margaret C. Nelson 1991

      Article  Electronic journal

    17. Crises in global archaeology - Ian Hodder

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    18. Flintknapping: basic principles - John Whittaker

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    19. Research design and sampling - E Banning

      Chapter 

    20. Theoretical and historical overview - George Robert Rapp, Christopher L Hill

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    21. An archaeological perspective - Binford, Lewis Roberts, Quimby, George I. 1972

      Book  Selected readings: pp.1-14,17-19,125-134.

    22. Introductory: chapter 1 - Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    23. Leather working processes - R Thomson

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    24. Biological evidence - J J Lowe, M J C Walker

      Chapter  Digitised reading

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