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Britain's Medieval Episcopal Thrones
This beautifully illustrated volume is the first major investigation of a subject of seminal importance in the study of church history and archaeology.
What the Victorians Threw Away
Highly illustrated, very readable insight into the everyday lives of Victorians based on archaeological examination of the contents of their rubbish tips.
Greece, Macedon and Persia
Greece, Macedon and Persia contains a collection of papers related to the history and historiography of warfare, politics and power in the Ancient Mediterranean world.
Picturing the Bronze Age
Examines a wide range of Bronze Age images, bringing together the latest thinking from leading scholars on many aspects of their making and interpretation.
Global Textile Encounters
A richly illustrated anthology on the textiles and clothing cultures of China, India and Europe.
Defining the Sacred
A major new collection that aims to form a more comprehensive vision of religion among ancient Near Eastern societies.
Hopewell Ceremonial Landscapes of Ohio
This first volume in our major new series American Landscapes examines the cultural, economic, constructional and logistical background to the development of the vast and varied ceremonial landscapes of the prehistoric Hopewell societies of Ohio (c 200 BC-AD 500).
The Language of Ramesses
An indispensable guide to learning Late Egyptian, the language of the New Kingdom (c. 1300-700 BC).
The Poem of Fernán González
New translation of the thirteenth century account of the life and achievements of the tenth century Castillian leader Fernán González and historical study of his life and of the historical background to the poem.
Ritual in Early Bronze Age Grave Goods
An extensive and intensively illustrated overview and study of a large proportion of the grave goods from English Early Bronze Age burial sites.

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The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomery
A study of the tradition and practice of early Arabic poetry, this book provides an investigation of the multiple versions of early poems that exist in various Abbasid collections.
Returning to Reality
The way of wisdom is no dream, no temptation and no evasion, for it is on the contrary a return to reality at its very root' said Thomas Merton in his “The Contemplative Life in the Modern World”.
Unpublished Bo-Fragments in Transliteration I
The monograph offers a large number of unpublished text fragments in photo and transliteration and gives succinct philological notes to these fragments. The fragments are part of a large collection that had been found during the early German campaigns at the Hittite capital Hattusa before the Second World War.
Water & Heritage
Water is vital for life, and its availability has been a concern for mankind throughout the ages. Its presence has always been ascertained in a variety of ways and the development of human society everywhere is connected with various forms of water management.
The 1927–1938 Italian Archaeological Expedition to Transjordan in Renato Bartoccini’s Archives
This volume presents the results of the Italian excavations and surveys carried out in Transjordan between 1927 and 1938.
Archaeology and Economic Development
Nowhere in archaeology is the gap between theory and practice more evident than in its ambivalent engagement with economic development.