Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 19

Archeological Method & Theory

We’re taking it all the way back for our final days of our Oxbow Advent, as it’s all about Method & Theory books today!

Use code ADVENT19 when shopping at Casemate Academic to get 50% off these five books. This code is valid for today only, offer ending midnight.

Far from Equilibrium: An archaeology of energy, life and humanity

A response to the archaeology of John C. Barrett

Michael J. Boyd, Roger C. P. Doonan

A critical examination and exploration of recent developments in theoretical and practical archaeology inspired by and challenging the approaches of John Barrett.



352 Pages

The Sacred Body

Materializing the Divine through Human Remains in Antiquity

Nicola Laneri

Investigates regional roles of body parts in mortuary rituals and as relics, empasising the central role of the corpse in the negotiation of human death.



160 Pages

Thinking Through Images

Narrative, rhythm, embodiment and landscape in the Nordic Bronze Age

Christopher Tilley

Chris Tilley provides a general self-reflexive review and critical analysis of Scandinavian rock art, offering a novel alternative theoretical perspective stressing the significance of visual narrative structure and rhythm.



232 Pages

Exploring Archaeoastronomy

A History of its Relationship with Archaeology and Esotericism

Liz Henty

A fascinating account of the development of archaeoastronomy, its impact on archaeological interpretation and its future potential for revealing human relationships with skyscapes in the past.



288 Pages

Values and Revaluations

The Transformation and Genesis of 'Values in Things' from Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives

Hans Peter Hahn, Anja Klöckner, Dirk Wicke

New theoretical and methodological approaches on the subject of how objects are valued and the relationship between material value and social and cultural factors.



272 Pages