Books Received

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

COLIN RENFREW. Prehistory: the Making of the Human Mind. xiv+254 pages, 2 figures. 2007. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 978-0-297-85120-2 hardback 14.99 [pounds sterling].

PETER ROWLEY-CONWY. Frome Genesis to Prehistory: the Archaeological Three Age System and its Contested Reception in Denmark, Britain, and Ireland. xx+ 362 pages, 55 illustrations. 2007. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 978-0-19-922-774-7 hardback 65 [pounds sterling].

NICHOLAS STANLEY-PRICE (ed.). Cultural Heritage in Postwar Recovery: Papers from the ICCROM Forum held on October 4-6, 2005 (ICCROM Conservation Studies 6). viii+120 pages, 80 b&w & colour illustrations. 2007. Rome: ICCROM; 92-9077-201-8.

RICHARD A. GOULD. Disaster Archaeology. xvi+ 254 pages, 55 illustrations, 5 tables. 2007. Salt Lake City (UT): University of Utah Press; 978-0-87480-894-0 hardback $27.95.

H. SCHUTKOWSKI. Human Ecology: Biocultural Adaptations in Human Communities (Ecological Studies 182). xvi+304 pages, 36 figures, 7 tables. 2006. Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer; 978-3-540-26085-1 hardback.

SARAH MILLEDGE NELSON (ed.). Worlds of Gender: the Archaeology of Women's Lives around the Globe. xii+294 pages, 12 figures, 1 table. 2007. Lanham (MD): AltaMira; 978-0-7591-1083-0 hardback; 978-0-7591-1084-7 paperback 19. …