Casemate Academic

American Landscapes

New From Oxbow Books

Roman Guernsey

Regular Price: $59.99

Special Price: $44.99

Before the 1970s, discoveries of Roman material in Guernsey consisted of a few chance finds of coins, plus a handful of sherds of samian pottery from the harbor and from prehistoric megaliths.
Relentlessly Plain

Regular Price: $95.00

Special Price: $71.25

The prehistoric site of Tell Sabi Abyad lies in the valley of the Balikh River, a tributary of the Euphrates in northern Syria. Between 2001 and 2008 excavations focused on the north-western, western and southwestern slopes of the main mound (Operations III, IV and V).
Interpreting Transformations of People and Landscapes in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

Regular Price: $80.00

Special Price: $60.00

Nineteen leading European archaeologists discuss and interpret the complex evolution of landscapes – both urban and rural – across Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.
Trends in Biological Anthropology. Volume 2

Regular Price: $80.00

Special Price: $60.00

Combined papers from two conferences of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology held in 2014 and 2015. Papers look at many aspects of the archaeological application of the study of human bone, DNA and related areas including comparative faunal evidence.
Clifton Quarry, Worcestershire

Regular Price: $46.00

Special Price: $34.50

Presents new evidence for Neolithic activity in the form of Grooved ware pits with important environmental data, and for Early–Middle Iron Age floodplain settlement represented unusually by over 100 four-post granaries and 130 pits in a floodplain location in the central Severn Valley
Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity
$59.99
This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to explore the social and cultural constructions of motherhood and childhood throughout prehistoric and classic societies in Antiquity.

New From Our Distributed Publishers

DEMOCRACY AND TRUTH
$21.00
The book is concerned with the recent discussions in social epistemology about epistemic justification of democracy. While standard approaches to epistemic justification of democracy base their thinking on the assumption that democratic legitimacy must be grounded on the production of epistemically high-quality decisions (true, truth-sensitive, tru
The Agora Bone Well
$75.00
Located outside the northwest corner of the Athenian Agora and dating to the second quarter of the 2nd century B.C., the Agora Bone Well contained the remains of roughly 460 newborn infants, as well as a few older individuals. Also found in the well were the bones of almost 150 dogs and other animals, plus various artifacts. In addition to a thorou
Axe-heads and Identity
$80.00
This volume seeks to re-assess the significance accorded to the body of stone and flint axe-heads imported into Britain from the Continent which have until now often been poorly understood, overlooked and undervalued in Neolithic studies.
Nation, Community, Self
$22.00
Since the 1970s, many women playwrights have emerged in the Scottish theatre scene. However, their pioneering contribution to theatrical innovation and experimentation, within and without Scotland, hasn't yet received a thorough investigation and proper acknowledgement. This book attempts to explore what is still, in part, uncharted territory.
Codicological and Orthographical Analysis of Kitāb Ġurar al-fawāyd by aš-Šarīf al-Murtaḍā MS. 1665 H 43 Biblioteca Ambrosiana
$12.00
During a period of over five years of work in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, the author has examined the majority of its Arabic manuscripts in order to provide some elementary codicological data. This monograph describes the Kitāb Ġurar al-fawāyd by aš-Šarīf al-Murtaḍā contained in manuscript MS.
On the Darkness of the Will
$16.00
For the will desires not to be dark, and this very desire causes the darkness” (Jacob Boehme). Moving through the fundamental question of this paradox, this book offers a constellation of theoretical and critical essays that shed light on the darkness of the will: its obscurity to itself.
Beyond Anthropocentrim
$20.00
Roberto Marchesini presents a timely proposal within post-human philosophy in order to overcome the centuries-long separation between human beings, non-human animals and technology.
Knowledge and arts on the move
$18.00
East and West have long stood as towering edifices dividing history and the world into separate spheres. In fact, the two poles have not only shared a multitude of connections over the centuries, they have also played essential roles in shaping the identities of their oppositional others.
Stamboul Ghosts
$22.95
Colorful, cosmopolitan, hard-drinking, often outrageous characters throng this rollicking memoir by the late John Freely, who moved with his family to Istanbul in 1960 and changed travel writing for good with his 1972 guide, Strolling Through Istanbul. Dozens of books on travel, history and science would follow.
Commemorating Conflict
$52.00
A holistic study of how the Greek peoples (of primarily the classical period) collectively commemorated the Persian Wars. This work analyses commemorative objects, places, and groups for a complete representation of the commemorative tradition.
The Luwians of Western Anatolia: Their Neighbours and Predecessors
$52.00
A study focussing on the Luwians of Western Anatolia, the geography of their habitat, and their neighbours and predecessors in the region. A reconstruction of western Luwian history and a sketch of their language is presented, based on linguistic data taken from hieroglyphic inscriptions and cuneiform script.
Maryport
$30.00
The collection of Roman inscribed stones and sculpture, together with other Roman objects found at Maryport in Cumbria, is the oldest archaeological collection in Britain still in private hands. Today, it is housed in the Senhouse Roman Museum on Sea Brows to the north of the modern town of Maryport.
Composite Artefacts in the Ancient Near East
$48.00
This volume represents a first attempt to conceptualise the construction and use of composite artefacts in the Ancient Near East by looking at the complex relationships between environments, materials, societies and materiality.
Walking with the Unicorn: Social Organization and Material Culture in Ancient South Asia
$170.00
This volume, a compilation of original papers written to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Jonathan Mark Kenoyer to the archaeology of South Asia over the past forty years, highlights recent developments in the archaeological research of ancient South Asia, with specific reference to the Indus Civilization.