To all those who are interested:
THE JOURNAL OF HUMAN PALAEOECOLOGY* (EA)
is the new, peer reviewed journal published for the Association
for Environmental Archaeology by Oxbow Books. *EA* aims to
provide a forum for the myriad of sub-disciplines in environmental
archaeology and, moreover, to encourage communication and integration
of results between various specialists.
- EDITORIAL POLICY -
*EA* seeks to publish a wide range of contributions in all fields of
environmental archaeology. Topics can range from methodology to
synthesis to theory. Papers on new techniques, philosophical
discussions, current controversies and suggestions on areas for new
research, as well as conventional research papers, such as case
studies, are encouraged.
The journal encourages four types of contributions:
Research papers - *EA* accepts submissions on any topic of up to
6000 words in length. All papers are subject to peer review. For
an in-house style sheet, please contact the Co-ordinating Editor or
consult our WEB page (see below).
Review papers - *EA* accepts reviews of particular aspects of
environmental archaeology. Review papers are encouraged to be
succinct, and not to exceed 6000 words in length.
Short contributions - *EA* is also interested in shorter
contributions of up to a maximum of 2000 words. Topics may include
comments on papers appearing in this or other journals, or short
notes on research results.
Book reviews - *EA* also seeks to include short reviews of new books
or article length reviews of groups of books on related topics.
- CALL FOR PAPERS -
WE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR VOLUME 4
(to be published in 1999) - please send contributions to the Co-ordinating Editor
(address below) by December 1998.
- TWO NEW ISSUES OF *EA* ARE AVAILABLE NOW -
Volume 1: Fodder: Archaeological, Historical and Ethnographic
studies edited by Michael Charles, Paul Halstead and Glynis Jones.
Fourteen papers from the Easter 1995 meeting of the Association of
Environmental Archaeology in Sheffield addressing livestock feeding
from prehistory through the 19th century. This is a central but
often overlooked feature of Old World farming economies and this
volume reflects the growing interest in this topic.
Volume 2: Nine articles on a variety of topics from fish bone
assemblages on Orkney or wheat grain identification criteria, to
animal hair finds in medieval ship culking and pine marten and other
animals in Dinogad's smock.
- FREE MEMBERSHIP WITH PURCHASE OF VOLUME 3 -
Volume 3 of *EA* focuses on the detection of seasonality in the
archaeological record and will be available from December 1998.
Purchase of volume 3 will include free membership of the AEA in 1998,
so advance purchase means you will receive any remaining 1998
newsletters*, updating you on such things as forthcoming conferences
and meetings, new courses, job opportunities and recent publications.
*(August and November newsletters remaining at time of publication) -
IMPORTANT NOTES -
`Back issues' of *EA* are available from Oxbow Books, Park End
Place, Oxford, OX1 1HN. Tel: 01865 241 249 and Fax: 01865 794
449. E-Mail: [log in to unmask] Volume 1 for stlg24, Volume
2 for stlg16, or both volumes for stlg30. Volume 3 is available for stlg16
individual rate and stlg24 institutional rate.
Information on membership to the Association of Environmental
Archaeology can be obtained from Rebecca Nicholson, The Membership
Secretary, Association of Environmental Archaeology, Department of
Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, BD7 1DP. E-mail:
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Contributions or other enquiries can be addressed to Glynis Jones,
The Co-ordinating Editor, Environmental Archaeology, Dept. of
Archaeology and Prehistory, University of Sheffield, Northgate
House, West Street, Sheffield, S1 4ET. Tel: 0114 222 2904. Fax:
0114 272 2563. E-mail: [log in to unmask]
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