Books Received

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The list includes all books received between 1 December 2006 and 1 March 2007. 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.

General

LISA BREGLIA. Monumental Ambivalence: The Politics of Heritage. xiv+242 pages, 15 illustrations. 2006. Austin (TX): University of Texas Press; 978-0-292-71480-9 paperback; 978-0-292-71427-4 hardback 34 [pounds sterling].

MIKE PEARSON. <>: Performance, Memory and Landscape. xiv+242 pages, 43 illustrations. 2007. Exeter: University of Exeter Press; 978-0-85989-787-7 hardback $89.95 & 50 [pounds sterling]; 978-0-85989-788-4 paperback $34.95 & 17.99 [pounds sterling].

TIMOTHY INSOLL (ed.). The Archaeology of Identities: A Reader. xiv+336 pages, 37 illustrations, 8 tables. 2007. Abingdon & New York: Routledge; 978-0-415-41501-9 hardback; 9780-415-41502-6 paperback 19.99 [pounds sterling] & $35.95; 978-0-203-96598-6 ebook.

KATHERYN C. TWYSS (ed.). The Archaeology of Food and Identity (Center for Archaeological Investigations Occasional Paper 34). 2007. xii+340 pages, 67 figures, 16 tables. Carbondale (IL): Southern Illinois University Carbondale; 978-0-88104-091-6 paperback $42.

JOSEPH MARAN, CARSTEN JUWIG, HERRMANN SCHWENGEL & ULRICH THALER (ed.). Constructing Power--Architecture, Ideology and Social Practice/ Konstruktion der Macht--Architektur, Ideologic und soziales Handeln (Geschichte, Forschung und Wissenschaft 19). 384 pages, 61 illustrations, 48 plates. 2006. Hamburg: LIT; 978-3-82258-9314-9 hardback 34.90 [euro].

BARRY BLESSER & LINDA-RUTH SALTER. Spaces speak, are you listening? Experiencing aural architecture. xiv+438 pages, 21 illustrations. 2007. Cambridge (MA): Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 978-0-262-02605-5 hardback 25.95 [pounds sterling].

ROBERT W. PREUCEL. Archaeological Semiotics. xx+332 pages, 45 figures, 11 tables. 2006. Malden (MA), Oxford & Victoria: Blackwell; 978-1-55786-657-8 hardback 55 [pounds sterling], $89.95 & AUS$165.

ALF HORNBORG & CAROLE CRUMLEY (ed.). The World System and the Earth System: Global Socioenvironmental Change and Sustainability since the Neolithic. xii+396 pages, 75 figures, 12 tables. 2007. Walnut Creek (CA): Left Coast Press; 978-1-59874-100-1 hardback $75; 978-1-59874-101-8 paperback $34.95.

SINE C. CHEW. The Recurring Dark Ages: Ecological Stress, Climate Changes, and System Transformation. xviii+296 pages, 127 figures, 10 tables. 2007. Lanham (MD): AltaMira; 978-0-7591-0451-8 hardback; 978-0-7591-0452-5 paperback 22.99 [pounds sterling].

European prehistory

NICHOLAS J. CONARD (ed.). When Neanderthals and Modern Humans Met (Tubingen Publications in Prehistory). vi+502 pages, 133 illustrations, 34 tables. 2006. Tubingen: Kerns; 3-935751-03-6 hardback 49.95 [euro].

LAURA NIVEH. The Palaeolithic Occupation of Vogelherd Cave: Implications for the Subsistence Behavior of Late Neanderthals and early Modern Humans (Tubingen Publications in Prehistory). vi+314 pages, 84 illustrations, 61 tables. 2006. Tubingen: Kerns; 3-935751-04-4 hardback 39.95 [euro].

PER KARSTEN & BJORN NILSSON (ed.). In the Wake of a Woman: Stone Age Pioneering of North-eastern Scania, Sweden, 10 000-5000 BC, The Arup Settlements (Riksantikvarieambetet Skrifter 63). 200 pages, 138 b&w & colour illustrations, n.d. Lund: Riksantikvarieambetet; 978-91-7209-412-3 hardback.

ANTOINE CHANCEREL, CYRIL MARCIGNY & EMMANUEL GHESQUIERE (ed). Le plateau de Mondeville (Calvados) du neolithique a l'age du bronze (Documents d'archeologie francaise 99). 205 pages, 133 illustrations, 35 tables. 2006. Paris: Maison des sciences de l'homme; 978-2-7351-1117-6 paperback 36 [euro].

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