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Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology
Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology
By Brian Noble

An original and illuminating study of science, culture, and museums, Articulating Dinosaurs is a remarkable look at not just how we visualize the prehistoric past, but how we make it palpable it our everyday lives.

Published Jul 2016
Through the Lens of Anthropology: An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture
Through the Lens of Anthropology: An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture
By Robert J. Muckle and Laura Tubelle de González

Through the Lens of Anthropology is a concise but comprehensive introductory textbook that uses the twin themes of food and sustainability to illustrate the connected nature of anthropology's four major subfields: archaeology, and biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology.

Published Nov 2015
Into the Ocean: Vikings, Irish, and Environmental Change in Iceland and the North
Into the Ocean: Vikings, Irish, and Environmental Change in Iceland and the North
By Kristján Ahronson

An interdisciplinary analysis of a subject that has intrigued scholars for generations, Into the Ocean will challenge the assumptions of anyone interested in the Atlantic branch of the Celtic world.

Published Mar 2015
Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums, and the German-Danish Borderlands
Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums, and the German-Danish Borderlands
By J. Laurence Hare

Excavating Nations traces the history of archaeology and museums in the contested German-Danish borderlands from the emergence of antiquarianism in the early nineteenth-century to German-Danish reconciliation after the Second World War.

Published Feb 2015
Introducing Archaeology, Second Edition
Introducing Archaeology, Second Edition
By Robert J. Muckle
The second edition highlights recent developments in the field and includes a new chapter on archaeology beyond mainstream academia. It also integrates more examples from popular culture, including mummies, tattoos, pirates, and global warming.
Published Jul 2014
Stymphalos, Volume One: The Acropolis Sanctuary
Stymphalos, Volume One: The Acropolis Sanctuary
Edited by Gerald P. Schaus

The buildings and artifacts uncovered by Canadian excavations at Stymphalos (1994–2001) shed light on the history and cult of a small sanctuary on the acropolis of the ancient city. The thirteen detailed studies collected here illuminate a variety of aspects of the site.

Published May 2014
First Peoples of Canada: Masterworks from the Canadian Museum of Civilization
First Peoples of Canada: Masterworks from the Canadian Museum of Civilization
Jean-Luc Pilon and Nicholette Prince
With Contributions from Ian Dyck, Andrea Laforet, and Eldon Yellowhorn
Foreword by Douglas Cardinal

This beautifully designed, full-colour book presents a collection of 150 archaeological and ethnographic objects produced by Canada’s First Peoples – including some that are roughly 12,000 years old – that represent spectacular expressions of creativity and ingenuity.

Published Oct 2013
Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World
Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World
Edited by Sheila L. Ager and Riemer A. Faber

With a range of social, artistic, economic, political, and literary perspectives, the contributors provide a lively exploration of  the tensions and opportunities of life in the Hellenistic Mediterranean.

Published Apr 2013
Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture
Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture
Edited by Michele George

The contributors engage with questions concerning the slave trade, manumission, slave education, containment and movement, and the use of slaves in the Roman army.

Published Mar 2013
Reading Archaeology: An Introduction
Reading Archaeology: An Introduction
Edited by Robert J. Muckle

"Not many archaeology books are as useful and well written, with both faculty and student in mind." - Mark Lewine, Cuyahoga Community College

Published Aug 2007