Many excellent books have been featured in CA this year. Below are all the nominees in this category. Voting has now closed, and all the winners of the 2019 Current Archaeology Awards will then be announced on 8 March as part of Current Archaeology Live! 2019. The Friaries of Medieval London: from foundation to dissolution […]
Book of the year
Winner of the award for Book of the Year was Mark White for Lost Landscapes of Palaeolithic Britain (published by Oxford Archaeology). Winner of the award for Book of the Year 2018 was Lost Landscapes of Palaeolithic Britain, edited by Mark White and published by Oxford Archaeology. This book explores the palaeo-landscapes of southern Britain, focusing […]
Winner of the award for Book of the Year was Paul Bahn for Images of the Ice Age (published by Oxford University Press). With detailed discussions of Ice Age images and explorations of how they might be interpreted, this beautiful book demonstrates how sophisticated our ancestors were. Accepting the award, Paul Bahn said: “Thank you […]
This year’s winner of the Book of the Year award is The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland by Marion Dowd Celtic Art in Europe: Making Connections (Editors: Chris Gosden, Sally Crawford, and Katharina Ulmschneider, CA 302) This collection of 37 papers is essential reading for those interested in the possible meanings of decorated objects from […]
PRESS RELEASE: The History of Archaeology wins Current Archaeology’s prestigious Book of the Year award for 2015.
Top honours for Book of the Year at the prestigious Current Archaeology Awards went to Dr Paul Bahn who edited The History of Archaeology (published by Routledge). Exploring how archaeology is practised in countries ranging across Europe, the Far East, Africa, and Latin America — often prompting surprising comparisons — this thought-provoking book examines how […]
This year’s winner of the Book of the Year award is The History of Archaeology, edited by Paul Bahn. Exploring how archaeology is practised in countries ranging across Europe, the Far East, Africa, and Latin America “ often prompting surprising comparisons — this thought-provoking book examines how archaeology is not always politically neutral, and closes with […]
This year has brought many excellent books through our door. The following titles are those we feel deserve special recognition.
This year’s winner of the Book of the Year award is Roman Camps in Britain by Rebecca Jones, as reviewed in issue 268 of Current Archaeology.
This year’s winner of Book of the Year 2012 is Becoming an Archaeologist: a guide to professional pathways by Joe Flatman, as reviewed in issue 260 of Current Archaeology. Becoming an Archaeologist: a guide to professional pathways — CA 260 Joe Flatman This free and frank discussion of life as an archaeologist in the UK, […]
Current Archaeology‘s Book of the Year 2011 is awarded to Julian Bowsher and Pat Miller for The Rose and the Globe: Playhouses of Shakespeare. This has been a year filled with fabulous reading. So many great books have crossed our desks! We have done our best to review as many as possible, and we hope you have had a chance to read some.