The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology, Hardback Book


The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology is the most comprehensive survey of global wetland archaeology ever published.

Well known for the spectacular quality of its surviving evidence, from both an archaeological and environmental perspective, wetland archaeology enables scholars to investigate and reconstruct past people's dwellings, landscapes, material culture, and daily lives in great detail.

Through concise essays written by some of the world's leading scholars in the field, this Handbook describes the key principles, methodologies, and revealing results of past and present archaeological investigations of wetland environments.

The volume provides unique insights into past human interactions with lakes, bogs, rivers, and coastal marshlands across the world from prehistory to modern times.

Opening with a detailed introduction by the editors, the Handbook is divided into seven parts and contains 54 essays and over 230 photographs, figures, maps, and graphs.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 976 pages, 234 in-text illustrations
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Landscape archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199573493


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