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Unlocking the Love-Lock
January 2021

Unlocking the Love-Lock

The History and Heritage of a Contemporary Custom

Houlbrook, C.
Agent of Change
March 2021

Agent of Change

The Deposition and Manipulation of Ash in the Past

Roth, B. J. & Adams, E. C. (eds)
Magical House Protection
January 2021

Magical House Protection

The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft

Hoggard, B.
Making Scenes
April 2021

Making Scenes

Global Perspectives on Scenes in Rock Art

Davidson, I. & Nowell, A. (eds)
Science, Seti, and Mathematics
May 2021

Science, Seti, and Mathematics

DeVito, C. L.

Archaeology-Related Journals

Museum Worlds

Museum Worlds

Advances in Research

Editors: Sandra Dudley, University of Leicester, and Conal McCarthy, Victoria University of Wellington

ISSN Print: 2049-6729
ISSN Online: 2049-6737

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Latest Archaeology Blog Articles

Human Engagement with the Sea: A Shifting Discourse

Tanya J. King and Gary Robinson  World Oceans Day (8 June) is a day for humanity to celebrate the ocean. In this spirit, we are delighted to feature an excerpt from the introduction to AT HOME ON THE WAVES: Human Habitation of the Sea from the Mesolithic to Today, edited by Tanya J. King and Gary […]

Book Preview: Making Scenes: Global Perspectives on Scenes in Rock Art

Did scenes in rock art create new ways of seeing the world? In the spirit of the SAA annual conference we are delighted to provide a book preview (along with striking images) of Iain Davidson and April Nowell’s title, MAKING SCENES: Global Perspectives on Scenes in Rock Art. MAKING SCENES: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON SCENES IN […]

Ceri Houlbrook: Love in the Time of Covid

Love-locking, the attachment of a padlock to a public structure, is the forte of the traveler. Although not exclusively a tourist custom, it is a popular practice for people visiting a new place and wanting to leave their mark on it. The love-lock has become the inverted souvenir: left behind rather than taken away, but […]

Editors’ Picks: Recommended reading from the Berghahn Editorial Team

Our editors have put together a list of recommendations per our updated subject categories. Bundle any of these eBooks together at a discounted price by using coupon code 2020EOY through our website. See details about this offer below. Sale Details Use coupon code 2020EOY at check out. The end-of-year sale provides a tiered discount based […]

Boneyard Quiet: A Ghost Story

In recognition of its Halloween release date, our premiere episode of Salon B is themed around bones, featuring bones both real and fabricated as well as the bone-like structure of a now ghostly bridge. Listen to “Bones” here. Follow along with A.E. Garrison as she recounts the ghosts within the capitalist landscapes of late modernity […]

In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020

October 12, 2020 Indigenous Peoples’ Day is observed every second Monday of October in many states in the U.S. to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people around the world. Replacing Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes that celebrating the life of Christopher Columbus is the same as celebrating the erasure of Indigenous existence. In […]

Celebrate Coming Out Day with these Archaeology Titles

In commemoration of #ComingOutDay, we are featuring titles edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate that emphasize the history and preservation of two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer settings in the United States. Browse the editors’ works below and read freely accessible excerpts by following the links. Winner of the 2020 UMW Center […]

LGBTQ Community Histories

In commemoration of #BiWeek, we are featuring titles edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate that emphasize the history and preservation of two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer settings in the United States. Browse the editors’ works below and read freely accessible excerpts by following the links. Winner of the 2020 UMW Center […]

Texts for Teaching

Our textbooks and paperbacks are perfectly suited for teaching beyond the traditional classroom, in remote learning environments and with large class sizes. View our list of recent and featured titles suitable for courses below (available in eBook and paperback) and visit the title links for format options and freely available introductions. Subject KeyAnthropologyAnthropology of Religion […]

Celebrating the resilience of Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2020 The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 each year to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people around the world. The day was established to recognize the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations held in Geneva in 1982. This year’s […]

Affilated Blog: Digital Archaeology

An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology – A Visual Introduction

Shawn Graham's Introduction to An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology (July 2020) Aptly using sonic and visual digital tools to introduce An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology, Shawn Graham invites us to take part in what he has dubbed a “practical digital ... Continue reading →

Series: International Monographs in Prehistory

Archaeological Series

Communities, Landscapes, and Interaction in Neolithic Greece Volume 20

Communities, Landscapes, and Interaction in Neolithic Greece

Edited by Apostolos Sarris, Evita Kalogiropoulou, Tuna Kalayci, and Evagelia Karimali

Natufian Foragers in the Levant Volume 19

Natufian Foragers in the Levant

Terminal Pleistocene Social Changes in Western Asia

Ofer Bar-Yosef and François R. Valla

The Benefit of the Gift Volume 18

The Benefit of the Gift

Social Organization and Expanding Networks of Interaction in the Western Great Lakes Archaic

Mark Andrew Hill

Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast Volume 16

Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast

Edited by Elizabeth A. Sobel, D. Ann Trieu Gahr, and Kenneth A. Ames

The Archaeology of Tribal Societies Volume 15

The Archaeology of Tribal Societies

Edited by William A. Parkinson

Subsistence-Settlement Systems and Intersite Variability in the Moroiso Phase of the Early Jomon Period of Japan Volume 14

Subsistence-Settlement Systems and Intersite Variability in the Moroiso Phase of the Early Jomon Period of Japan

Junko Habu

In the Mind's Eye Volume 13

In the Mind's Eye

Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Evolution of Human Cognition

Edited by April Nowell

Folsom Lithic Technology Volume 12

Folsom Lithic Technology

Explorations in Structure and Variation

Edited by Daniel S. Amick

The Iron Gates Mesolithic Volume 11

The Iron Gates Mesolithic

Ivana Radovanovic

Stone Tools and Mobility in the Illinois Valley Volume 10

Stone Tools and Mobility in the Illinois Valley

From Hunter-Gatherer Camps to Agricultural Villages

George H. Odell

Emergent Complexity Volume 9

Emergent Complexity

The Evolution of Intermediate Societies

Jeanne E. Arnold

The Origins of Complex Societies in Late Prehistoric Iberia Volume 8

The Origins of Complex Societies in Late Prehistoric Iberia

Katina T. Lillios

Settlement, Economy, and Cultural Change at the End of the European Iron Age Volume 6

Settlement, Economy, and Cultural Change at the End of the European Iron Age

Excavations at Kelheim in Bavaria, 1987-1992

Peter S. Wells

Villages in the Steppe Volume 5

Villages in the Steppe

Late Neolithic Settlement and Subsistence in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria

Peter M. Akkermans

Human Adaptation at Grasshopper Pueblo, Arizona Volume 4

Human Adaptation at Grasshopper Pueblo, Arizona

Social and Ecological Perspectives

Joseph A. Ezzo

Islands in the Interior Volume 3

Islands in the Interior

The Dynamics of Prehistoric Adaptations Within the Arid Zone of Australia

Peter Marius Veth

The Dutch Hunebedden Volume 2

The Dutch Hunebedden

Megalithic Tombs of the Funnel Beaker Culture

Jan Albert Bakker

Ethnoarchaeology Series

Discerning Palates of the Past Volume 5

Discerning Palates of the Past

An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Crop Cultivation and Plant Usage in India

Seetha Narahari Reddy

Ethnoarchaeology of Andean South America Volume 4

Ethnoarchaeology of Andean South America

Contributions to Archaeological Method and Theory

Edited by Lawrence A. Kuznar

Mobile Farmers Volume 3

Mobile Farmers

An Ethnoarchaeological Approach to Settlement Organization Among the Raramuri of Northwestern Mexico

Martha Graham

Spatial Boundaries and Social Dynamics Volume 2

Spatial Boundaries and Social Dynamics

Case Studies from Food-Producing Societies

Edited by Augustin Holl and Thomas Evan Levy

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