Archaeology information resources: Background information


  • Oxford Reference Online -- contains The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology and the Oxford Companion to Archaeology
  • Companion encyclopedia of archaeology [online or print]
  • The Concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology [online or print]
  • Dictionary of concepts in archaeology [print]
  • Encyclopedic dictionary of archaeology [print]
  • The Penguin archaeology guide [print]
  • Dictionary of physical geography [online or print]
  • Merriam Webster geographical dictionary [print]

Encyclopedias, handbooks and chronologies

  • Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology -- includes several entries from SFU researchers
  • Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America [print]
  • The archaeology handbook: a field manual and resource guide [print]
  • Archaeology of prehistoric native America: an encyclopedia [print]
  • The Cambridge encyclopedia of hunters and gatherers [print]
  • Catalog of the Library of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology [print]
  • Civilizations of the ancient Near East [print]
  • A Companion to Archaeology. Bennett Library [print]
  • Encyclopedia of ancient Mesoamerica. Bennett Reference [print]
  • Encyclopedia of archaeology: The great archaeologists [print]
  • Encyclopedia of archaeology: history and discoveries [print]
  • Encyclopedia of historical archaeology. Bennett Library [print]
  • Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory [print]
  • Encyclopedia of prehistory [print]
  • Encyclopedia of prehistory [print]
  • Handbook of Middle American Indians [print]
  • Handbook of North American Indians [print]
  • Historical dictionary of North American archaeology [print]
  • The Oxford companion to archaeology [online or print]