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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.
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).
Papers exploring the current role of archaeoastronomical knowledge in archaeological discourse and how to integrate the two.
The Southern Transjordan Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley
Detailed study of the archaeological and literary evidence or occupation of the Southern Transjordan/Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley to the West
TRAC 2014
Presents innovative theoretical approaches to the study of Roman archaeology
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.
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.
Continental Connections
New synthesis looking at the cultural, material and social relationships between Britain and Ireland and continental Europe over 15,000 years of later prehistory.
Global Textile Encounters
A richly illustrated anthology on the textiles and clothing cultures of China, India and Europe.

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Regarding Manneken Pis
Manneken Pis, a fountain featuring a bronze child urinating, has stood on the same Brussels street corner since at least the mid-fifteenth century. Since there is no consensus on its meaning, it has been used to express many different readings of social relations in a complex city and nation state.
Living in the Landscape
This edited volume reflects on the multitude of ways by which humans shape and are shaped by the natural world, and how Archaeology and its cognate disciplines recover this relationship.
Excavations in the Western Negev Highlands
The Camp David Peace Accords between Egypt and Israel initiated an archaeological salvage project in portions of the central and southern Negev (Israel). As a participant in the Negev Emergency Survey, Mordechai Haiman’s field crew surveyed, from 1979-1989, 450 kilometers in the western Negev Highlands, and identified 1,500 sites.
Experiencing Etruscan Pots: Ceramics, Bodies and Images in Etruria
In a world without plastics, ceramics, alongside organic containers, were used for almost every substance which required protection or containment: from perfume to porridge.
Archaeology of Salt
Salt is an invisible object for research in archaeology. However, ancient writings, ethnographic studies and the evidence of archaeological exploitation highlight it as an essential reference for humanity.
Bonaparte and the British
Not only was Waterloo one of the most decisive battles ever fought, was also a crucial event in European political and social history, ending over 20 years of conflict and bringing to his knees one of Europe’s most extraordinary and challenging figures – Napoleon Bonaparte.
Faithful Doubt
In 'Faithful Doubt' Guy Collins explores the role of doubt within theology and philosophy. Focusing on three philosophers—Giorgio Agamben, Jacques Derrida, and Slavoj Žižek—'Faithful Doubt' argues that atheism can be redeeming. Far from being inhospitable to faith, doubt is increasingly necessary for theology.
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.