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Peopling Insular Art

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This book presents a series of papers presented at the eights International Conference on Insular Art, which took place in July 2017.
The Competition of Fibres

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A collections of papers from an international workshop on the study of wool and other fibers in ancient textile production.
Sacred Landscapes in Antiquity
Investigates the complex links between landscape, ‘religiosity’ and society, exploring sacred landscapes across the ancient world in a dynamic, holistic, contextual and historical perspective.
The Russian Civil War, 1918–1921
The first English translation of an official Soviet history of the Russian Civil War first published in the late 1920s. It has been translated and edited by Richard W. Harrison, who supplied numerous endnotes, mostly of a biographical character, for the non-specialist reader.
Re-imagining Periphery

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Provides a collective summary of our current understandings of Iron Age and early medieval northern Europe, including assessment of current theoretical and fieldwork approaches.
A Globalised Visual Culture?

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Investigates reasons behind the seemingly globalised visual culture that spread across the Late Antique world of the (earlier) Roman and (later) Byzantine Empire and beyond.
The Earliest Europeans

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The Earliest Europeans explores the early origins of man in Europe through the perspective of ‘a year in the life’, moving through the seasons to see what the evidence for early man in the Lower Palaeolithic tells us about how they survived, their behavior, what resources were available to them, using the latest research techniques.
Mediterranean Archaeologies of Insularity in an Age of Globalization

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Explores how comparative archaeologies of insularity can contribute to discourse on ancient Mediterranean “globalization”.

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An Introductory Guide to Ancient Greek and Roman Coins. Volume 1
Ancient coins have long fascinated generations of collectors by virtue of their beauty, the stories they tell, and for the unique insight they give into the history of the time in which they were made. They can be held, felt and examined without the need for visiting a museum – they are, quite literally, living history.
The Compassionate Bodhisattva
Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. These include the majestic Borobudur in Central Java and Angkor Thom in Cambodia.
Evoking the New City
In reconstructing Milan after World War II, architects looked back to the relatively young tradition of modern architecture in Italy, while simultaneously re-ordering its narratives. Focusing on skyscrapers, housing, and city planning, this book approaches Milan as a great example of postwar city through architecture, film, and print media.
Archaeological Sites and Monuments in the Care of the State
Papers of the 20th EAC Symposium (Europae Archaeologiae Consilium) held in Dublin, 2019.
Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia
This volume is based on an anthropological fieldwork among the Asmat people for many years, and investigates the cultural significances of Asmat’s dugout canoes by using ‘symbolic and interpretive anthropology’ as theoretical framework.
Engraved Gems and Propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus
This book studies small but highly captivating artworks from antiquity – engraved gemstones. These objects had multiple applications, and the images upon them captured snapshots of people's beliefs, ideologies, and everyday occupations. They provide a unique perspective on the propaganda of Roman political leaders, especially Octavian/Augustus.
Americans and Queen Marie of Romania
Americans and Queen Marie of Romania is a collection of documents that vividly illustrates the queen’s relationships with two remarkable Americans, George Huntington and Ray Baker Harris. It contains insightful material about royalty, politics, and life in inter-war Europe.
The Earliest Wheel Finds
This book investigates the oldest wheel finds (before ca. 2000 BCE) and their Indo-European terminology, especially in terms of onomasiological aspects. Recent lexicostatistical and glottochronological approaches to Indo-European phylogeny are compared, possible implications for the IE-Anatolian and Tocharian migrations are discussed, and a hypothe