Oxbow Books Imprint

Oxbow Books publishes about 65 titles a year in the main Oxbow imprint. These include monographs, edited collections of papers and excavation and site reports. Archaeology is our main subject area encompassing all periods from prehistory through classical archaeology, the ancient Near East, Egyptology, the Middle Ages and post-medieval archaeology. Related fields such as environmental archaeology, landscape archaeology, archaeozoology, maritime and underwater archaeology are covered as well as wider examinations of archaeological practice and theory.

See some of our latest and forthcoming titles below or browse our full catalogue here.

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  1. All the Emperor's Men

    All the Emperor's Men: Roman Soldiers and Barbarians on Trajan's Column [Hardback]

    J. C. Coulston (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781842173008
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Trajan's Column, set up in the heart of Rome, was completed in 113 CE to commemorate the emperor Trajan's wars across the Danube. Its reliefs provide a uniquely detailed picture of the army at war in perfect harmony with Trajan who in his own ... .... Learn More
  2. Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region [Hardback]

    Mark Maltby (Editor)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781842172773
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This is the third book on material studies in this series on medieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantial body of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade. The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the... .... Learn More
  3. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100  Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial  landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into anim... .... Learn More
  4. Where the Last Neanderthals Lived

    Where the Last Neanderthals Lived: A Study of Neanderthal and Modern Human Behavioural Ecology in a Glacial Refugium [Hardback]

    Clive Finlayson (Editor); Joaquin Rodriguez Vidal (Editor); D. Francisco Giles Pacheco (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9781842172650
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    Gorham's Cave, at the southern end of the Rock of Gibraltar, is a large cavern that sits close to the Mediterranean coast in full view of North Africa. The cave is rich in archaeological deposits and evidence of Neanderthal occupation, dating b... .... Learn More
  5. Towards Skyscape Archaeology

    Towards Skyscape Archaeology [Paperback]

    Fabio Silva (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

    Special Price: £11.99

    ISBN: 9781782979555
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow insights in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The study of beliefs and practices concerning the sky in the past and the uses to which people’s understanding of the sky was put has long been of great interest to archaeologists and the wider public, but also controversial... .... Learn More
  6. The Viking Way

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Neil Price (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £22.50

    ISBN: 9781842172605
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet desp... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066

    Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066 [Hardback]

    Michael J. Allen (Editor); David Rudling (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9781782979623
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    In this new authoritative textbook on the archaeology of South-East England intended for students, researchers, and those working in commercial archaeology, over 30 leading authors provide a comprehensive overview of the South-East as an info... .... Learn More
  8. Prehistory of the Western Sahara

    Prehistory of the Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009 [Hardback]

    Jo Clarke (Author); Nick Brooks (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9781782971726
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems. Throughout its history, the Sahara has been a stage for human evolution, with human habitatio... .... Learn More
  9. The Cerne Giant

    The Cerne Giant [Paperback]

    Timothy Darvill (Author); Katherine Barker (Author); Barbara Bender (Author); Ronald Hutton (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781900188944
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Prehistoric war-god, seventeenth century marvel, or living monument? In 1996, a 'trial' was held in Cerne Abbas Village Hall to discuss the origin of the Giant - prehistoric/Romano-British, medieval/post-medieval, or significant for the very fact ... .... Learn More
  10. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece

    Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Halstead (Author); John C. Barrett (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842171677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: SHEFFIELD STUDIES IN AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY
    Volume: 5
    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host and ... .... Learn More

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