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Book Reviews January 2005

January 2005 (109.1)

Book Reviews January 2005


The following book reviews were published in the printed AJA only and are available for purchase on JSTOR. For more information, see access options.

Theory and Practice in Mediterranean Archaeology: Old World and New World Perspectives (pp. 95–96)
By John K. Papadopoulos and Richard M. Leventhal 
Reviewed by Senta C. German

Examining the Farming/Language Dispersal Hypothesis (pp. 96–97)
By Peter Bellwood Colin Renfrew 
Reviewed by J.P. Mallory

The Archaeology of Urban Landscapes: Explorations in Slumland (pp. 98–99)
By Alan Mayne et al.
Reviewed by Deirdre O'Sullivan

Written in Stone: The Multiple Dimensions of Lithic Analysis (pp. 99–100)
By P. Nick Kardulias and Richard W. Yerkes 
Reviewed by Brian Kooyman

Enclosures in Neolithic Europe: Essays on Causewayed and Non-Causewayed Sites (pp. 100–101)
By Gillian Varndell and Peter Topping 
Reviewed by Alasdair Whittle

The Secret Lore of Egypt: Its Impact on the West (pp. 101–102)
By Erik Hornung and David Lorton 
Reviewed by Paul A. Mirecki

Sexual Revolutions: Gender and Labor at the Dawn of Agriculture (pp. 102–103)
By Jane Peterson 
Reviewed by Joan Gero

Mochlos, IB: Period III. Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast: The Artisans' Quarter and the Farmhouse at Chalinomouri. The Neopalatial Pottery (pp. 103–104)
By Kellee A. Barnard et al. 
Reviewed by Laura Preston

Klavdhia-Tremithos. A Middle and Late Cypriote Bronze Age Site (pp. 104–106)
By Kjell Malmgren and Parvine H. Merrillees 
Reviewed by Maria Iacovou

Ancient Wine. The Search for the Origins of Viniculture (pp. 106–107)
By Patrick McGovern 
Reviewed by Ruth Palmer

Busayra Excavations by Crystal-M. Bennett 1971–1980 (pp. 107–108)
By Piotr Bienkowski 
Reviewed by Steven M. Ortiz

Essays in Honor of Dietrich Von Bothmer (pp. 108–110)
By Andrew J. Clark, Jasper Gaunt, and Benedicte Gilman 
Reviewed by Judith M. Barringer

Olympia 1875–2000: 125 Jahre deutsche Ausgrabungen. Internationales Symposium, Berlin 9–11 November 2000 (pp. 110–111)
By Helmut Kyrieleis 
Reviewed by Nancy Bookidis

Gli Achei e l'identità etnica degli Achei d'Occidente: Atti del convegno internazionale di studi (pp. 111–112)
By Emanuele Greco 
Reviewed by Rebecca K. Schindler

Le vase grec et ses destins (pp. 113–114)
By Pierre Rouillard and Annie Verbanck-Piérard 
Reviewed by Claire L. Lyons

The Votive Statues of the Athenian Acropolis (pp. 114–115)
By Catherine M. Keesling
Reviewed by Ellen Perry

Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity (pp. 115–117)
By Susan Woodford 
Reviewed by Karl Kilinski II

Aphrodite's Tortoise: The Veiled Woman of Ancient Greece (pp. 117–119)
By Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones 
Reviewed by Mireille M. Lee

Hellenistic Infantry Reform in the 160s BC (pp. 119–121)
By Nicholas Sekunda 
Reviewed by Gwyn Davies

Coins and Power in Late Iron Age Britain (pp. 121–122)
By John Creighton 
Reviewed by Philip de Jersey

Duos Nuraghes: A Bronze Age Settlement in Sardinia. Vol. 1, The Interpretive Archaeology (pp. 122–124)
By Gary S. Webster 
Reviewed by Alberto Moravetti

The Early Slavs: Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe (pp. 124–125)
By P.M. Barford 
Reviewed by Jerzy F. Gassowski