Books Received

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Books Received

Hummler, Madeleine, Antiquity

The list includes all books received between 1 September and 1 December 2011. Those featuring at the beginning of New Book Chronicle have, however, not been duplicated in this list. The listing of a book in this chronicle does not preclude its subsequent review in Antiquity.


JOHN BINTLIFF & MARK PEARCE (ed.). The death of archaeological theory? iv+90 pages, 9 illustrations. 2011. Oxford & Oakville (CT): Oxbow: 978-1-84217-446-3 paperback 12.95 [pounds sterling].

CARL KNAPPETT. An archaeology of interaction: network perspectives on material culture and society. x+251 pages, 50 illustrations. 2011. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 978-0-19-921545-4 hardback 60 [pounds sterling].

TIMOTHY INSOLL (ed.). The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of ritual & religion, xxvi+ 1108 pages, 149 b&w illustrations, 3 tables. 2011. Oxford. Oxford University Press, 978-0-19-923244-4 hardback 110 [pounds sterling].

REINHARD BERNBECK & RANDALL McGuIRE (ed.). Ideologies in archaeology, vi+410 pages, 13 illustrations, 2 tables. 2011. Tucson (AZ): University of Arizona Press; 978-0-8165-2673-4 hardback $60.

RON PINHASI & JAY T. STOCK (ed.). Human bioarchaeology of the transition to agriculture, xv+484 pages, 104 b&w & colour illustrations. 2011. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell; 978-0-470-74730-8 hardback 90[pounds sterling].

LORETTA A. CORMIER. The ten-thousand year fever: rethinking human and wild primate malaria. 239 pages, 7 tables. 2011. Walnut Creek (CA): Left Coast; 978-1-59874-482-8 hardback $89; 978-1-59874-483-5 paperback $29.95; 978-1-61132-797-7 ebook.

W. PRUMMEL, J.T. ZEILER & D.C. BRINKHUISEN (ed.). Birds in archaeology: proceedings of the 6th meeting of the ICAZ Bird Working Group in Groningen (23.8.-27.8.2008). 284 pages, 121 illustrations, 67 tables. 2010. Groningen: Barkhuis; 978-90-77922-74-4 paperback 50 [euro].

MARIUS ALEXIANU, OLIVIER WELLER & ROXANNAGABRIELA CURCA (ed.). Archaeology and anthropology of salt: a diachronic approach (British Archaeological Reports International series 2198). viii+226 pages, 175 b&w & colour illustrations. 2011. Oxford: Archaeopress; 978-1-4073-0754-1 paperback 65 [pounds sterling].

MATT EDGEWORTH. Fluid pasts: archaeology of flow. 155 pages, 21 illustrations. 2011. London: Bristol Classical Press (an imprint of Bloomsbury Academic); 978-0-7156-3982-5 paperback 14.99 [pounds sterling].

SARAH K. CROUCHER & LINDSAY WEISS (ed.). The archaeology of capitalism in colonial contexts: postcolonial historical archaeologies, xviii+315 pages, 45 colour & b&w illustrations, 2 tables. 2011. New York, Dordrecht, Heidelberg & London: Springer Science+Business Media; 978-1-46140191-9 hardback $169, 108 [pounds sterling] & 119.95 [euro]; 978-1-4614-0192-6 ebook. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-0192-6.

PAUL BONAVENTURA & ANDREW JONES (ed.). Sculpture and archaeology, xvi+221 pages, 57 plates. 2011. Farnham & Burlington (VT): Ashgate; 978-0-7546-5831-3 hardback 55 [pounds sterling].

European pre- and protohistory

TUIJA RANKAMA (ed.). Mesolithic interfaces: variability in lithic technologies in eastern Fennoscandia. 253 pages, numerous colour illustrations and tables. 2011. Helsinki: Archaeological Society of Finland; 978-951-98021-9-0 hardback. Also available to download at

ALAN SAVILLE (ed.). Flint and stone in the Neolithic period (Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 11). xii+315 pages, 119 illustrations, 22 tables. 2011. Oxford & Oakville (CT): Oxbow; 978-1-84217-4203 paperback 35 [pounds sterling].

CHRISTOPH STEFFEN. Die Prunkgraber der Wessex- und Aunjetitz-Kultur: ein Vergleich der Reprasentationssitten von sozialem Status (British Archaeological Reports International series 2160). 122 pages, 34 illustrations, 2 tables.

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