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Renfrew, Colin 1937-

Overview
Works: 207 works in 1,404 publications in 3 languages and 25,816 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Conference papers and proceedings  Aerial photographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Other, Narrator, Contributor, Interviewee, Commentator, Collector, Redactor, edc
Classifications: CC165, 930.1
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Most widely held works about Colin Renfrew
 
Most widely held works by Colin Renfrew
Archaeology : theories, methods, and practice by Colin Renfrew( Book )

111 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the theories and methods of archaeology. Includes such topics as underwater archaeology, the origins of farming, radiocarbon dating, and recent archaeological finds
Before civilization: the radiocarbon revolution and prehistoric Europe by Colin Renfrew( Book )

71 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The refinement of radiocarbon dating using the information from tree-ring counts has raised serious doubts about the accepted theoretical framework of European pre-history. Records are being almost completely rewritten in the light of these new dates
Archaeology and language : the puzzle of Indo-European origins by Colin Renfrew( Book )

64 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes advantage of astonishing new technology for visualizing ancient sites and buildings. A wealth of three-dimensional, high-definition computer reconstructions, along with hundreds of dazzling full-color maps, diagrams, and photographs, provide a startingly real sense of how significant archaeological sites around the world once looked."--Jacket
The explanation of culture change: models in prehistory; proceedings by Colin Renfrew( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of a meeting of the Research Seminar in Archaeology and Related Subjects held at the University of Sheffield, 14th-16th December 1971
Prehistory : the making of the human mind by Colin Renfrew( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this invaluable, brief account of human development prior to the last four millennia, Colin Renfrew delivers a meticulously researched and passionately argued chronicle about our life on earth, and our ongoing quest to understand it
The emergence of civilisation: the Cyclades and the Aegean in the third millennium B.C by Colin Renfrew( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to social archaeology by Colin Renfrew( Book )

16 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loot, legitimacy, and ownership : the ethical crisis in archaeology by Colin Renfrew( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world's archaeological heritage is under threat as never before, and the ultimate culprits are those very parties who claim to value the past: the museum and the private collector. In this account, Colin Renfrew illustrates how the most precious product of archaeology is the information that controlled and well-published excavations can give us about our shared human past. Clandestine and unpublished digging of archaeological sites for gain - i.e. looting - destroys the context and all hope of providing such information. It is the source of most of the antiquities that appear on the art market today." "Professor Renfrew reviews some prominent recent scandals: the Lydian Treasure, returned to Turkey by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; the Getty Kouros; the Wearly Herakles, which the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston still refuses to return to its country of origin; the Salisbury Hoard; the Sevso Treasure." "The illicit antiquities trade has turned London along with other international centres into a 'thieves' kitchen' where greed triumphs over serious appreciation of the past. Unless a solution is found to this ethical crisis in archaeology, our record of the past will be vastly diminished. This book lays bare the misunderstanding and hypocrisy that underlie that crisis."--Jacket
The Cycladic spirit : masterpieces from the Nicholas P. Goulandris collection by Colin Renfrew( Book )

16 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient mind : elements of cognitive archaeology by Colin Renfrew( Book )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collection of articles seeks to define a scientific approach to prehistoric cognition. In an important paper, Marcus and Flannery look at the evolution of Zapotec religion and ritual and the transformation of Monte Albán and the Zapotec state"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
British prehistory : a new outline by Colin Renfrew( Book )

25 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figuring it out : What are we? Where do we come from? The parallel vision of artists and archaeologists by Colin Renfrew( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of prehistory by Glyn Daniel( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universitaire lezingencyclus over de ontwikkeling van de prehistorie als wetenschap en de verhouding tot andere wetenschappen
Problems in European prehistory : a collection of 18 papers, each with a new introduction and bibliography, and an original introductory essay by Colin Renfrew( Book )

22 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and Stonehenge by Barry W Cunliffe( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transformations : mathematical approaches to culture change by Colin Renfrew( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory and explanation in archaeology : the Southampton conference by Colin Renfrew( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology : the key concepts by Colin Renfrew( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This invaluable resource provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of key ideas in archaeology and their impact on archaeological thinking and method." "Featuring over fifty detailed entries by international experts, the book offers definitions of key terms, explaining their origin and development. Entries also feature guides to further reading and extensive cross-referencing." "Archaeology: The Key Concepts is the ideal reference guide for students, teachers and anyone with an interest in archaeology."--Jacket
Traces of ancestry : studies in honour of Colin Renfrew by Martin Jones( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds
Alternative Names
Andrew Colin Renfrew

Andrew Colin Renfrew archeologo britannico

Colin Renfrew archeolog brytyjski

Colin Renfrew archeologo britannico

Colin Renfrew archéologue britannique

Colin Renfrew britischer Archäologe und Politiker

Colin Renfrew British archaeologist

Colin Renfrew Brits archeoloog

Ke lin Lun fu ru 1937-

Kelin Lunfuru 1937-

Lun fu ru, Ke lin 1937-

Lunfuru, Kelin 1937-

Renfrew, A. C. 1937-

Renfrew, A. C. (Andrew Colin), 1937-

Renfrew, Andrew Colin 1937-

Renfrew, C.

Renfrew, Colin

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, Andrew Colin 1937-

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, Andrew Colin Renfrew Baron

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, Colin 1937- lord

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, Colin, lord, 1937-

Κόλιν Ρένφριου Βρετανός αρχαιολόγος

Колин Ренфру британски археолог

Ренфрю, Колин

랜프류, 콜린 1937-

렌프류, 콜린 1937

엔드류 코일 렌프류

コーリン・レンフリュー

レンフルー, C

レンフルー, コリン

倫福儒, 科林 1937-

科林·伦弗鲁

科林倫福儒 1937-

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Before civilization: the radiocarbon revolution and prehistoric EuropeArchaeology and language : the puzzle of Indo-European originsVirtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worldsPrehistory : the making of the human mindThe emergence of civilisation: the Cyclades and the Aegean in the third millennium B.CApproaches to social archaeologyLoot, legitimacy, and ownership : the ethical crisis in archaeologyThe Cycladic spirit : masterpieces from the Nicholas P. Goulandris collection