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American Landscapes

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A major study of Mari, which appears to have been the most important city in northern Mesopotamia from its foundation at about 2950 BC to 1760 BC, based on the archaeological evidence.
Everyday Products in the Middle Ages
Presents a series of case studies focusing on the identity and activities of individuals associated with crafts and industries in the Middle Age.
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.
Global Textile Encounters
A richly illustrated anthology on the textiles and clothing cultures of China, India and Europe.
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).
Viking Worlds
Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora.
Medieval Childhood
The nine papers presented here set out to broaden the recent focus of archaeological evidence for medieval children and childhood and to offer new ways of exploring their lives and experiences.
Death and Changing Rituals
The contributions presented here are focused not on the examination of different funerary practices, their function and meaning, but on the changes of such rituals – how and when they occurred and how they may be explained.

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Palaces and Courtly Culture in Ancient Mesoamerica

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Mesoamerica is one of the cradles of early civilizations in the ancient world, featuring a wide diversity of cultures exhibiting a high degree of social inequality and stratification. At the pinnacle of the society was the ruler, the court and the high elite.
A Cosmopolitan City
This companion volume to the exhibit examines the multicultural city of Fustat, capital of medieval Egypt and predecessor to modern Cairo. It explores the interactions of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities within urban city life.
Egyptian Bioarchaeology
Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is only recently that it has become an inherent part of excavations in Egypt.
Dostoevsky and the Epileptic Mode of Being
For Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-81), who lived with epileptic seizures for more than thirty years, illness is an ineradicable part of existence.
The Murray Edwards Duse Collection
The Murray Edwards Duse Collection is the best record of the literary background of Eleonora Duse, one of the foremost Italian aesthetes. It proves that she was not only a great actress, but also an incomparable intellectual of her time. This Collection may be considered metaphorically as Duse’s gold, previously considered to be lost for ever.
Viking Language 2
Viking Language 2 immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, runic inscriptions. There is a large vocabulary and a full reference grammar.
Time Without Becoming
To use Alan Badiou's words, "It is no exaggeration to say that Quentin Meillassoux has opened up a new path in the history of philosophy." The present book, Time Without Becoming, is the text of a conference that Meillassoux gave at Middlesex University in London in May 2008.
Books and Periodicals in Brazil 1768-1930
Before the Portuguese Royal Court moved to its South-American colony in 1808, books and periodicals had a very limited circulation there.
Breaking with Tradition
Over 150 years of research in the Circum-Alpine region have produced a vast amount of data on the lakeshore and wetland settlements found throughout the area.
Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum
The works assembled in this volume complement the article written on the battle of Lechaeum
Herihor in Art and Iconography
Herihor is often relegated to the sidelines of historical narrative. Where considered at all he is frequently seen as a pretender to royal prerogative, a high priest assuming the trappings of kingship. Herihor has also been portrayed as the ruler of Thebes who instigated a new form of theocratic governance.