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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.
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.
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.
Paradigm Found

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Paradigm Found brings together papers by renowned researchers from across Europe, Asia and America to discuss a selection of pressing issues in current archaeological theory and method. The book also reviews the effects and potential of various theoretical stances in the context of prehistoric archaeology.
Britain's Medieval Episcopal Thrones

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This beautifully illustrated volume is the first major investigation of a subject of seminal importance in the study of church history and archaeology.
Everyday Products in the Middle Ages

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Presents a series of case studies focusing on the identity and activities of individuals associated with crafts and industries in the Middle Age.
Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

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The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile and dress studies by discussing archaeological, iconographical and textual evidence within a broad geographical and chronological spectrum.
Hopewell Ceremonial Landscapes of Ohio

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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).
Textiles and the Medieval Economy

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Archaeologists and textile historians bring together 16 papers to investigate the production, trade and consumption of textiles in Scandinavia and across parts of northern and Mediterranean Europe throughout the medieval period.
Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages

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New research into the importance, history and context of medieval seals at various levels of society in England and parts of Europe.
Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean
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The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia, different societies developed in a changing landscape where sheep (and their wool) always played an important economic role.
Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress

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Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain the fullest picture of surviving material.

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Archaeology and Economic Development
£45.00
Nowhere in archaeology is the gap between theory and practice more evident than in its ambivalent engagement with economic development.
Viking Language 2
£29.99
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.
Photography, History, Difference
£29.00
Thinking differently about photography and its histories
Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna
£70.00
PROFESSOR E. KERR BORTHWICK (1925–2008) studied Classics at Aberdeen University and at Christ’s College Cambridge before being appointed Lecturer, first at the University of Leeds and then, in 1955, at Edinburgh University, where he remained for the rest of his career.
A Late Saxon Village and Medieval Manor
£20.00
Botolph Bridge, now within urban Peterborough, lay beside an important crossing of the River Nene and once formed part of a well-known medieval vill, referenced in Domesday Book. Botolph Bridge was noted for its well preserved medieval earthworks but since the late 1980s these have gradually been destroyed by housing development.
Crossings in Text and Textile
£29.00
Charts new scholarly ground at the nexus between fashion, textiles, and literature, appealing to a broad interdisciplinary audience of scholars and students. This collection of essays demonstrates that fashion history and literary history, when examined together, prompt fresh understandings of the complexities of race, class, and sexual identity.
Convict Voices
£33.00
Sensitive interdisciplinary reading of texts concerning female prison experience in nineteenth-century England; fascinating study of the voices of nineteenth-century female offenders

Spotlight on Sidestone

Carthage
£30.00
Carthage is mainly known as the city that was utterly destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. This book tells the story about this fascinating city, which for centuries was the centre of a far-flung trade network in the Mediterranean.
Archaeology of Salt
£40.00
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.
Egyptian Bioarchaeology
£40.00
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.
Quaternary research in Britain and Ireland
£30.00
During the later part of the last century there was rapid development of the study and understanding of the changing environments of the last 2 million years. This came to provide a firm background for today’s knowledge of the significance and importance of climatic change.
Animals in Saxon and Scandinavian England
£35.00
In this book an analysis of over 300 animal bone assemblages from English Saxon and Scandinavian sites is presented. The data set is summarised in extensive tables for use as comparanda for future archaeozoological studies.
The Voyages of Adriaan van Berkel to Guiana
£40.00
In 1670 the 22-year old Adriaan van Berkel left the Dutch city of Leiden to join a trading vessel headed for Guiana in the West Indies (South America). This book is a new English translation as well as a full transcription of Van Berkels’ travel journal, originally published in 1695 under the title of Amerikaansche Voyagien.

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Northern Landscapes

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Time's Anvil

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Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt

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Ancient Bodies, Ancient Lives

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Adapa & the South Wind

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Mystery Cults in the Ancient World

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The Lost World of Pompeii

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Anglo-Saxon Lincolnshire

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Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches

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The Archaeology of Etruscan Society

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Through the Eye of a Needle

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