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Seats of Power in Europe during the Hundred Years War
A major new illustrated analysis of how the castles and palaces of the key protagonists involved in the Hundred Years War between England and France (and their European supporters) changed their residential and military character and purpose as a consequence of that war.
Ways of Being Roman
This book examines the question of identity in the Roman west. Combining material and textual evidence, it takes an innovative approach in looking at the wider discourses or ideologies through which an individual sense of self was learnt and expressed. This wide-ranging survey considers ethnic identity, status, gender and age.
Woven Threads
Investigates evidence for patterned textiles (textiles woven with elaborate designs) that were produced by two early Mediterranean civilisations: the Minoans of Crete and the Mycenaeans of mainland Greece.
Lives in Land – Mucking excavations
This, and its companion Roman volume, marks the completion of the publication of what in its time was Europe’s largest and most intense excavation. Employing innovative text and graphics formats, this groundbreaking book also fully outlines the site’s background context and summarises its remarkable long-term Thames Gateway sequence
The Megalithic Architectures of Europe
First major synthesis by leading regional specialists in English of recent excavation results and new approaches to the study of megalithic monuments and their individual histories across Europe.
Environment, Society and the Black Death
New approaches to the economic and societal consequences of the Black Death focusing on environmental and ecological factors to examine the crisis in Sweden
On the Fascination of Objects
First major publication on exceptional collection of Greek and Etruscan art objects
Danes in Wessex
First major collection of papers devoted to the impact of the Vikings and Danes on south and south-west England (Wessex)

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A fascinating insight into the religious life and day-to-day co-existence of Jews, Christians and Muslims in Egypt from Antiquity o the Middle Ages.
The Neolithic Settlement
This volume complements Lerna V: The Neolithic Pottery of Lerna, by K. D. Vitelli, and completes the primary publication of the results of the Neolithic remains retrieved during the excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1952 through 1958 at Lerna in the Argolid.
Practices of Wealth Depositing in the 1st–9th Century AD Eastern Baltic
"This PhD thesis discusses the practices of wealth depositing in the 1st–9th century AD eastern Baltic (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania). Wealth deposits are one or more valued object/s that is/are hidden deliberately as an intended separate deposition in a selected place in a specific, distinguishable manner.
An investigation into the most interesting and bountiful hoards from every era, examining the finds themselves and the motives of the people who abandoned them.
James Turrell is widely acknowledged as one of the most important artists working today. From the mid 1960s onwards his principal concern has been the way we apprehend light and space. In summer/autumn 2015, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, hosted an ambitious and significant exhibition of James Turrell's light pieces, many collected by the Marquess of Chol
York has been England’s second city for much of its almost 2000 years of history. This atlas, produced in the Historic Towns Trust’s large portfolio format, traces the origins and growth of the city from its foundation as a Roman legionary fortress c.AD71 right through to the 21st century, epitomising some of its greatest periods.
The Iron Age and Romano-British Settlement at Crick Covert Farm: Excavations 1997-1998
Excavations of a large part of an extensive Iron Age settlement carried out between 1997 - 1998 at Covert Farm located near Crick in northwestern Northamptonshire.
Transforming Renewal
Pentecostal and charismatic renewal movements have seen great growth over the last century and have engaged with many Christian traditions. Yet there are signs that all is not well, and there is a need to develop theologies of renewal that engage with practice and across the traditions if the movements are to continue to grow.