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  1. Suggested Reading 5 items
    1. Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn 2016

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Techniques of Archaeological Excavation - Philip Barker 1993

      Book Recommended

    3. Archaeology: An Introduction - Kevin Greene 2002

      Book Recommended

    4. Archaeology: An Introduction - Kevin Greene 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Archaeological Theory: An Introduction - Matthew Johnson 1999

      Book Recommended

  2. 2: Excavation, Geophysics and Recording Practices 4 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn 2016

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase pp.102-129

      2. Naxos of Sicily in the 5th Century BC: New Research - M. C. Lentini, J. Pakkanen, A. Sarris 2015

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 2 items
      1. Techniques of Archaeological Excavation - Philip Barker 1993

        Book Further

      2. Archaeological Site Manual - Andrew Westman 1994

        Book Further

  3. 3: Dating the Past: Creating Chronologies and the Harris Matrix 4 items
    1. Required Reading 1 item
      1. Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice - Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn 2016

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase pp. 131-176

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Principles of Archaeological Stratigraphy - Edward C. Harris 1989

        Book Further

  4. 4: Understanding Material Culture (1): Pottery 22 items
    1. Required Reading 10 items
      Select AT LEAST THREE of the following:
      1. The Archaeology of the Roman Economy - Kevin Greene 1990

        Book Essential pp. 156-168

      2. Pottery in Archaeology - Clive Orton 1993

        Book Essential pp. 23-30

      3. Roman Oxfordshire - Martin Henig, Paul Booth 2000

        Book Essential pp. 159-177

      4. Roman Pottery in the Archaeological Record - J. Theodore Pena 2011

        Book Essential

      5. Roman Pottery in the Archaeological Record - J. Theodore Peña 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Pottery in Archaeology - Clive Orton 1993

        Book Further

      2. Handbook of Mediterranean Roman Pottery - John W. Hayes 1997

        Book Further

      3. Illuminating Roman Britain - Hella Eckardt 2002

        Book Further

      4. Eating and Drinking in Roman Britain - H. E. M. Cool 2006

        Book Further

      5. Late Roman Pottery - J. W. Hayes 1972

        Book Further

      6. Late Roman Pottery: Suppt - John W. Hayes 1980

        Book Further

      7. Accounting for ARS: Fineware and Sites in Sicily and Africa - E. Fentress, S. Fontana, R. B. Hitchner, P. Perkins 2004

        Chapter Further

      8. Pottery in Roman Britain - Guy De la Bedoyere 2000

        Book Further

      9. The Pottery Kilns of Roman Britain - Vivien Grace Swan 1984

        Book Further

  5. 5: Understanding Material Culture (2): Small Finds 26 items
    1. Required Reading 13 items
      Read AT LEAST THREE items from this list:
      1. 1: Commerce - R. J. Brickstock 2011

        Chapter Essential

      2. 9: Personal Ornament - Ellen Swift 2011

        Chapter Essential

      3. Coinage and the Economy - P. Walton, S. Moorhead 2014

        Chapter Essential

      4. Coinage and the Economy - P. Walton, S. Moorhead 2016 (electronic book)

        Chapter Essential

      5. 3: Coinage and Money in the Roman Empire - Kevin Greene 1990

        Chapter Essential

      6. Coins - Andrew Burnett 1991

        Book Essential pp. 9-41

      7. 6: Technology and Production - C. Mee 2011

        Chapter Essential Sections on metallurgy

    2. Further Reading 13 items
      1. Coins 9 items
        1. The Coinage of Roman Britain - Richard Reece 2010

          Book Further

        2. Roman Coins Found in Britain - Adrian Marsden 2001

          Book Further

        3. Romano-British Coin Hoards - Richard Anthony Abdy 2002

          Book Further

        4. Coins and the Archaeologist - John Casey, Richard Reece 1974

          Book Further

        5. 7: The Period of Transition c. 480―450 BC - John Griffiths Pedley 1998

          Chapter Further Sections on silver mines and coins

      2. Personal Decorative Items 4 items
        1. Roman Dress Accessories - Ellen Swift 2003

          Book Further

  6. 6: Understanding Material Culture (3): Blending Theory and Practice 32 items
    1. Required Reading 20 items
      Read AT LEAST THREE items from lists A and B; AT LEAST ONE must come from list A
      1. List A 11 items
        1. Materiality an Introduction - Daniel Miller 2005

          Chapter Essential

        2. Introduction - Nicholas Thomas 1991

          Chapter Essential

        3. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things - Jane Bennett 2010

          Book Essential Chapter 1 and/or chapter 2

        4. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things - Jane Bennett 2010 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Chapter 1 and/or chapter 2

        5. The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective - Arjun Appadurai 1988

          Book Essential Introduction and/or chapter by Kopytoff on the cultural biography of things

        6. The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective - Arjun Appadurai 1988 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Introduction and/or chapter by Kopytoff on the cultural biography of things

      2. List B 9 items
        1. Introduction - Margaret Conkey, Christine Hastorf 2009

          Chapter Essential

        2. Experimenting With Style in Archaeology - Margaret Conkey 2009

          Chapter Essential

        3. The Cultural Biography of Objects - Chris Gosden, Yvonne Marshall 1999

          Article Essential

        4. What Do Objects Want? - Chris Gosden 2005

          Article Essential

        5. One or more of the following: 3 items
          1. Roman Finds: Context and Theory - Richard Hingley, Steven Willis 2007

            Chapter Essential

          2. Silver for the Barbarians - Fraser Hunter 2007

            Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Roman 4 items
        1. Eating and Drinking in Roman Britain - H. E. M. Cool 2006

          Book Further

        2. Eating and Drinking in Roman Britain - H. E. M. Cool 2006 (electronic book)

          Book Further

      2. General Modern Material Culture Theory 4 items
        1. Ways of Seeing - John Berger 2008

          Book Further

        2. The Material Culture Reader - Victor Buchli 2002

          Book Further

        3. Objects of Ethnography - B. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett 1991

          Chapter Further

        4. Primitive Art in Civilized Places - Sally Price 2001

          Book Further

      3. Object Biography 1 item
        1. Introduction - Janet Hoskins 1998

          Chapter Further

      4. Object Agency 3 items
        1. Art as a Mode of Action - Howard Morphy 2009

          Article Further

  7. 7: Environmental Archaeology (1): Plant Remains 0 items
  8. 8: Environmental Archaeology (2): Animal Remains 0 items
  9. 9: Interpreting Sites (1): Burials and Cemeteries 42 items
    1. Required Reading 12 items
      Read AT LEAST THREE from the following list:
      1. Who Were They? What Were They Like? the Bioarchaeology of People - Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn 2016

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. 5: Inhabitants - Andrew Wallace-Hadrill 2011

        Chapter Essential

      3. 13: Funerary Contexts - H. E. M. Cool 2011

        Chapter Essential

      4. The Tombs at Pompeii - S. Cormack 2008

        Chapter Essential

      5. The Tombs at Pompeii - S. Cormack 2007 (electronic book)

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 30 items
      1. General 3 items
        1. Death and Burial in the Roman World - J. M. C. Toynbee 1996

          Book Further

      2. Greek 7 items
        1. The North Cemetery - Carl W. Blegen, Hazel Palmer, Rodney S. Young 1964

          Article Further

        2. The Greek Way of Death - Robert Garland 1985

          Book Further

        3. "Reading" Greek Death: To the End of the Classical Period - Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood 1995

          Book Further

      3. Roman 15 items
        1. Roman Syria and the Near East - Kevin Butcher 2003

          Book Further pp. 295-302

        2. 7: Imperial Veneer: Architecture and the Resurgence of the East - Warwick Ball 2000 (electronic book)

          Chapter Further pp. 361-375

        3. A Roof Over the Dead: Communal Tombs and Family Structure - V. Hope 1997

          Chapter Further esp. pp. 84-87 (the columellae or 'bust-stones' of Pompeii)

        4. Resurrecting Pompeii - Estelle Lazer 2009 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        5. Human Skeletal Material from Pompeii - M. Henneberg, R. Henneberg 1999

          Chapter Further

      4. Human Remains, Including Ethical Issues 5 items
        1. Human Human Remains in Archaeology: A Handbook - Charlotte A. Roberts 2018

          Book Further

        2. Ethics and burial archaeology - Duncan Sayer, Dawsonera 2017 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

  10. 12. Presenting the Past (2): Museums 48 items
    1. Required Reading 10 items
      Select AT LEAST THREE of the following:
      1. Museums as Contact Zones - J. Clifford 1997

        Chapter Essential

      2. Whose Idea Was This? - Gwyneira Isaac 2011

        Article Essential

      3. Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum - T. J. Barringer, Tom Flynn 1998

        Book Essential Read the Introduction

      4. Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum - T. J. Barringer, Tom Flynn 1998 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Read the Introduction

      5. An Introduction to Museum Archaeology - Hedley Swain 2007

        Book Essential Read any chapter(s) that interests you.

      6. Involving the Public in Museum Archaeology - N. Merriman 2004

        Chapter Essential

      7. Involving the Public in Museum Archaeology - N. Merriman 2004

        Chapter Essential

      8. Archaeological Displays and the Public: Museology and Interpretation 2000

        Book Essential Read section on ‘Archaeology Indoors: Museum Exhibitions’.

      9. Archaeological Displays and the Public: Museology and Interpretation - Paulette M. McManus 2000

        Book Essential Read section on ‘Archaeology Indoors: Museum Exhibitions’.

    2. Further Reading 38 items
      1. General 16 items
        1. Collecting Colonialism: Material Culture and Colonial Change - Chris Gosden, Chantal Knowles 2001

          Book Further

        2. Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums, and Material Culture - Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, Ruth B. Phillips 2006

          Book Further

        3. Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture - Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, Ruth B. Phillips 2006 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        4. The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture - Sharon Macdonald 1998

          Book Further Read Chapter 1

        5. The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture - Sharon Macdonald 1998 (electronic book)

          Book Further Read Chapter 1

        6. Museum of the Future - Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof 2014

          Book Further

      2. Middle East 8 items
        1. Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World - Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz 2012

          Book Further

        2. Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World - Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz 2012 (electronic book)

          Book Further

      3. Pompeii 2 items
        1. Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Paul Roberts, British Museum 2013

          Book Further pp. 6-18 and browse the rest of catalogue.

      4. History, Theory and Ethics 8 items
        1. Resonance and Wonder - Stephen Greenblatt 1990

          Article Further

      5. Education, Management and Display 4 items
        1. Museums and Education: Purpose, Pedagogy, Performance - Eilean Hooper-Greenhill 2014

          Book Further

        2. Museum of the Future - Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof 2014

          Book Further

  11. 13. Presenting the Past (3): UK law and archaeology 20 items
    1. Required Reading 8 items
      Select AT LEAST TWO of the following:
      1. Key Concepts In Public Archaeology - Gabriel Moshenska 2017

        Book Essential Chapters by Bland et al. (on Treasure Act) and/or by Orange and Perring (on commercial archaeology)

      2. Key Concepts in Public Archaeology - Gabriel Moshenska 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chapters by Bland et al. (on Treasure Act) and/or by Orange and Perring (on commercial archaeology).

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. UK Planning Policy 4 items
        1. Rethinking PPG16 - R. Thomas 2009

          Document Further

      2. Metal Detecting, The Portable Antiquities Scheme and Treasure Trove 8 items
  12. 17. Landscape Archaeology (3): Blending Theory and Practice 18 items
    1. Required Reading 10 items
      Select AT LEAST THREE of the following:
      1. The Paradox of Landscape - Robert Johnston 1998

        Article Essential

      2. Archaeologies of Landscape: Contemporary Perspectives - Wendy Ashmore, A. Bernard Knapp 1999

        Book Essential Read intro by Knapp and Ashmore

      3. AND (ideally) ONE OF (or parts of) the following. 4 items
        1. The Songlines - Bruce Chatwin 1988

          Book Recommended

        2. Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow - Peter Høeg, F. David 1993

          Book Recommended

        3. The Telling - Ursula K. Le Guin 2003

          Book Recommended

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. Landscape: Politics and Perspectives - Barbara Bender 1993

        Book Further

      2. The Archaeology of Place - Lewis R Binford 1982

        Article Further

      3. Stone Worlds: Narrative and Reflexivity in Landscape Archaeology - Barbara Bender, Sue Hamilton, Chris Tilley 2007 (Paperback)

        Book Further

      4. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape 2011

        Book Further See for example J. McGlade, Archaeology and the Evolution of Cultural Landscapes: Towards an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda, pp. 458-482

  13. 18. Issues in Classical Archaeology (1): Romanization and Imperialism 26 items
    1. Required Reading 10 items
      Please read your THREE allocated readings
      1. Coming of Age - H. Cool 2006

        Chapter Essential

      2. Coming of Age - H. Cool 2006

        Chapter Essential

      3. The Transformation of Seleucid Dura-Europos - S. B. Downey 2000

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 16 items
      Imperialism, Colonialism and Archaeology
      1. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 2003

        Book Further The seminal work on the subject; not necessarily an easy read, but try to read at least the introduction

      2. Collecting Colonialism: Material Culture and Colonial Change - Chris Gosden, Chantal Knowles 2001

        Book Further

      3. Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums, and Material Culture - Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, Ruth B. Phillips 2006

        Book Further

      4. Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture - Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden, Ruth B. Phillips 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      5. Edward Said Continuing the Conversation - H. Bhabha, W. J. T. Mitchell 2005 (Paperback)

        Book Further

      6. Anthropology and Archaeology: A Changing Relationship - Chris Gosden 1999

        Book Further Chap. 8 on ‘Globalism, ethnicity and post-colonialism’

      7. Anthropology and Archaeology: A Changing Relationship - Chris Gosden 1999 (electronic book)

        Book Further Chap. 8 on ‘Globalism, ethnicity and post-colonialism’

      8. A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology - Margarita Diaz-Andreu 2007

        Book Further

  14. 19. Issues in Classical Archaeology (2): Identity and Gender 33 items
    1. Required Reading 6 items
      Select AT LEAST THREE of the following:
      1. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Britain 2016

        Book Essential Any of the chapters by Eckardt/Mueldner; Nesbitt; Hope; Sherratt/Moore; Cool; Haynes

      2. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Britain 2014

        Book Essential Any of the chapters by Eckardt/Mueldner; Nesbitt; Hope; Sherratt/Moore; Cool; Haynes

      3. Artefacts in Roman Britain: Their Purpose and Use - Lindsay Allason-Jones 2011

        Book Essential Chapter by Swift on personal ornament

    2. Further Reading 27 items
      1. An Archaeology of Identity: Soldiers and Society in Late Roman Britain - Andrew Gardner, University of London. Institute of Archaeology 2007

        Book Further

      2. Scientific Approaches to Identity: Isotopes 5 items
        1. A Lady of York: Migration, Ethnicity and Identity in Roman Britain - S. Leach, H. Eckardt, C. Chenery, G. Müldner 2010

          Article Further

        2. Strontium and Stable Isotope Evidence for Diet and Mobility in Roman Gloucester, Uk - Carolyn Chenery, Gundula Müldner, Jane Evans, Hella Eckardt 2010

          Article Further

        3. Oxygen and Strontium Isotope Evidence for Mobility in Roman Winchester - H. Eckardt, C. Chenery, P. Booth, J.A. Evans 2009

          Article Further

      3. Traditional Approaches to Identity 7 items
        1. The Roman cemetery at Brougham, Cumbria: excavations 1966-67 - H. E. M. Cool, Julie Bond, Lindsay Allason-Jones, Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 2004

          Book Further

        2. Roman London: Recent Archaeological Work: Including Papers Given at a Seminar Held at the Museum of London on 16 November, 1996 - Bruce Watson, N. Bateman, Council for British Archaeology Mid Anglia Group, Museum of London 1998

          Book Further Read paper by Yule and Rankov

      4. Gender 12 items
        1. Gender and Archaeology: Contesting the Past - Roberta Gilchrist 1999

          Book Further

        2. Gender and Archaeology: Contesting the Past - Roberta Gilchrist 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        3. Archaeological Dialogues: Volume 13 - Issue 1

          Webpage Further Issue on gender and the roman military – article by Penelope Allison and responses.

        4. Gender and society - Rachel E. Pope 2018

          Chapter Further

        5. Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality, and Gender in Classic Art and Archaeology - Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Claire L. Lyons 2000

          Book Further Intro and chapters by Brown, Younger, Reilly, Koloski-Ostrow

        6. Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality, and Gender in Classic Art and Archaeology - Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Claire L. Lyons 2000 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

  15. Site Reports 23 items
    This is list of site reports accompanies classes 4-10. You should also use it to help you choose your sites for Assignment 1.
    1. Roman Sites 23 items
      1. Britain 15 items
        1. Verulamium Excavations: Vol. 1 - Sheppard Frere, I. W. Cornwall 1972

          Book Recommended

        2. Verulamium Excavations: Vol.2 / With a Section by M.G. Wilson - Sheppard Frere, M. G. Wilson 1983

          Book Recommended

        3. Verulamium Excavations: Vol.3 - Sheppard Frere, University of Oxford Committee for Archaeology 1984

          Book Recommended

        4. Late Iron Age and Roman Silchester: Excavations on the Site of the Forum-Basilica, 1977, 1980-86 - Michael Fulford, Jane Timby, Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 2000

          Book Recommended

        5. The Roman Baths and Macellum at Wroxeter: Excavations by Graham Webster 1955-85 - Peter Ellis, English Heritage 2000

          Book Recommended also see reports from Wroxeter baths-basilica at the Archaeology Data Service

        6. The Eastern Cemetery of Roman London: Excavations 1983-1990 - Bruno Barber, David Bowsher 2000

          Book Recommended

        7. Pre-Roman and Roman Winchester: Part 2: The Roman Cemetery at Lankhills - Giles Clarke, J. L. Macdonald, Martin Biddle 1979

          Book Recommended

        8. The Roman Cemetery at Brougham, Cumbria: Excavations 1966-67 - H. E. M. Cool, Julie Bond, Lindsay Allason-Jones 2004

          Book Recommended

        9. Excavations at Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, 1966-1982 - Christopher Sparey-Green, Susan M. Davies, Ann Ellison 1987-

          Book Recommended

      2. Middle East 7 items
        1. The Roman Baths of Hammat Gader: Final Report - Yizhar Hirschfeld 1997

          Book Recommended

        2. Ramat Hanadiv Excavations: Final Report of the 1984-1998 Seasons - Yizhar Hirschfeld, Adrian Boas, Ḥevrah la-ḥaḳirat Erets-Yiśraʼel ṿe-ʻatiḳoteha 2000

          Book Recommended

        3. Archaeology and Desertification: The Wadi Faynan Landscape Survey, Southern Jordan - Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson, D. J. Mattingly 2007

          Book Recommended

      3. North Africa 1 item
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