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Global Textile Encounters
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A richly illustrated anthology on the textiles and clothing cultures of China, India and Europe.
Elevated Rock Art

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How may Bohuslän rock art and landscape be perceived and understood? Since the Bronze Age, the landscape has been transformed by shore displacement but, largely due to misunderstanding and certain ideas about the character of Bronze Age society, rock art research in Tanum has drawn much of its inspiration from the present agrarian landscape.
Deer and People

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The first multi-disciplinary volume of research on deer draws together research from wide-ranging disciplines and substantially advances our broader understanding of human-deer relationships in the past and the present.
Wild Things

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Fifteen papers on recent advances in the study of the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, rapidly developing fields of research.
Fingerprinting the Iron Age: Approaches to identity in the European Iron Age

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Twenty-four papers on identity and ethnicity in Iron Age Europe, with an emphasis on bringing South East Europe fully into the picture.
Viking Worlds

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Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora.
Medieval Childhood

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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.
Archaeologies of Text

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Presents current theoretical and practical problems involved in interdisciplinary research into the archaeological contexts of early inscription.
A City from the Dawn of History

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A detailed study of Cuneiform sources, including administrative texts and inscriptions spanning nearly two millennia, relating to the city of Erbil in Iraq, placed in their archaeological and historical contexts.
Mari

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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.

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Caravaggio in Film and Literature*
£55.00
Although fictional responses to Caravaggio date back to the painter’s lifetime (1571-1610), it was during the second half of the twentieth century that interest in him took off outside the world of art history.
Feminist Rereadings of Rabbinic Literature
£29.00
Novel readings of rabbinic literature from the perspective of feminism and gender reading theories
Books and Bibliophiles
£40.00
The diverse studies presented in this volume recount the production, understanding and organisation of Muslim literature, both in the Muslim world and Western Europe.
A Roman Settlement in the Waveney Valley
£25.00
The Roman settlement at Scole was located at the point where the main road from Camulodunum to Venta Icenorum crossed the River Waveney.
Living in the Landscape
£48.00
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.
The End and Beyond

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What awaits us beyond the grave is perhaps the fundamental human mystery. Visionary accounts of the afterlife are attested long before the Common Era, and loomed large in the imaginative universe of early Christianity.
Schliemann and the California Gold Rush
£10.50
In this second part of The Schliemann Diaries we follow Heinrich Schliemann (the famous 19th century archaeologist, trader and traveller) through his diary on his second journey: his travels to America from December 1850 to March 1853. The original diary was written in English and for a small part in Spanish.

Star Carr
£13.00
Star Carr is one of the most famous and important prehistoric sites in Europe. Dating from the early Mesolithic period, over 10,000 years ago, the site has produced a unique range of artefacts and settlement evidence.
Historic Wigtown
£9.50
Situated in what now seems a remote corner of south-west Scotland, Wigtown was once an important county town. With its harbour and location at the lowest fording point of the River Cree, Wigtown was at one time part of a major network of land and sea routes, including a pilgrim route to Whithorn.
La Grava
£50.00
The site of La Grava (or Grove Priory) in Bedfordshire, excavated in advance of quarrying between 1973 and 1985, was one of the most extensive monastic/manorial projects of the 20th century in the UK.
Cult, Religion, and Pilgrimage
£25.00
The three large henges found adjacent to the village of Thornborough, near Ripon in North Yorkshire, lie at the heart of one of the most important Neolithic landscapes in the British Isles While the henges were first recorded in the eighteenth century, recent fieldwork has shown them to be part of a much larger ‘sacred landscape’ of the later ...
People and the Sea
£30.00
This volume presents the conclusions of a research assessment funded by English Heritage which drew together the broad community of scholars interested in marine and maritime affairs, with a remit of both quantifying the known record and establishing a clear research agenda for the future.
A Roman Villa at the Edge of Empire
£25.00

Located on the south side of the River Tees, in north-east England, the Roman villa at Ingleby Barwick is one of the most northerly in the Roman Empire. Discovered originally through aerial photography and an extensive programme of evaluation, the site was excavated in 2003-04 in advance of housing development.

The Bronze Age in the Severn Estuary
£50.00

Archaeological fieldwork in the inter-tidal zone of the Severn Estuary over the past twenty years has revealed a rich landscape of prehistoric settlement. This latest volume by Professor Martin Bell presents the evidence for the Bronze Age, focusing on sites at Redwick and Peterstone in the Gwent Levels.

Claimed by the Sea
£25.00
First discovered by sport divers in the 1970s, the two remarkable seabed finds of prehistoric bronze metalwork described here quickly became a testing ground for the new discipline of underwater archaeology, initially under the leadership of the pioneering maritime archaeologist Keith Muckelroy.

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Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt

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Time's Anvil

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Anglo-Saxon Lincolnshire

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The Lost World of Pompeii

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Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches

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Through the Eye of a Needle

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Mystery Cults in the Ancient World

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The Archaeology of Etruscan Society

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