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New From Oxbow Books

Rome and the Colonial City
New perspectives on the ideals and aims articulated by ancient city founders and their successors and at the ways post-Roman urbanism looked back to, and reinterpreted, the Roman model.
Roman Religion in the Danubian Provinces
An innovative study of the transmission of Roman religious ideas and practices to the northern provinces and the evidence for their cultural and spatial organization.
Istanbul, Europe's largest city, became an urban center of exceptional size when it was chosen by Constantine the Great as a new Roman capital city.
Crossing Continents
Fascinating new examination of trade between India and the Aegean from the 3rd millennium BC to the time of Alexander the Great.
Tracing Textile Production from the Viking Age to the Middle Ages
Examines textile production in Norway and the north Atlantic region from the Viking period to High Middle Ages, based on evidence from grave goods and farming tools.
Maritime Archaeology on Dry Land
Examines the archaeology of surviving shorelines in Britain and Ireland from the beginning of the Neolithic period until the end of the Early Bronze Age.

New From Our Distributed Publishers

The Man Who Gave Away His Island
This acclaimed book is an insightful and human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most significant scholars of the Gaelic world, and of his 60-year partnership with Margaret Fay Shaw, who together created the world-famous library of Gaelic song and other material at Canna House.
The Normans in Ireland
The Norman invasion of Britain, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry, is well known, but the later invasion of Ireland is much less well documented. This book describes how Ireland was invaded and settled by the French-speaking Normans from north-west France, whose language and culture had already come to dominate most of Britain.
The Treasure of the Egyptian Queen Ahhotep and International Relations at the Turn of the Middle Bronze Age (1600–1500 BCE)
The Medici
This book tells the story of the Medici, offering a varied and fascinating portrait of this great dynasty, tracing its origins back to the Middle Ages and dwelling on its most famous exponents, by now emblematic figures in the collective imagination.
Romania at the Paris Peace Conference
This informative book, written by a noted American specialist on Romanian history, studies the diplomacy of Ioan I.C. Brătianu during and at the conclusion of World War I that led to the formation of Greater Romania.