The printed edition of the Last House on the Hill is the final report on the excavations of Building 3, and Spaces 87, 88, and 89 carried out by the team from the University of California at Berkeley (BACH team) during the summers of 1997-2003. It was published as a monograph in November 2012 by the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology (UCLA) Press and comprises the seventh major publication by the Çatalhöyük Research Project (CRP).
Ruth Tringham and Mira Stevanovic sit proudly with the Book over lunch in a restaurant in the South Park neighborhood of San Francisco, January 2014
Michael Ashley and Ruth Tringham hold an advance copy of the Book (the printed edition of Last House on the Hill) at the University of New Mexico Press (the distributors) at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Francisco, November 17, 2012
As with previous reports of the CRP, this printed edition includes chapters of an interpretive nature in addition to reporting the empirical data from the excavations. The book is divided into 5 main sections:
- Part 1: Strategies of Research, Analysis, and Interpretation
Part 2: Retrieving nd Understanding the Sequence of Depositional Events of the Buildings
Part 3: Human-Environment Relations in the BACH Area
Part 4: Changing Materialities in the BACH Area
Part 5: Taking the Analyses and Interpretations one step further: Alternative (Non-Traditional) Directions of BACH Research
How to cite this book
Last House on the Hill: BACH Area Reports from Çatalhöyük, Turkey (Çatalhöyük Research Project series, volume 11). Eds. Ruth Tringham, Mirjana Stevanović. Monumenta Archaeological 27. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press: UCLA, November (2012).