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Addresses the types of written and non-written communication used during the Aegean Bronze Age and considers how the two modes overlapped.
Markets and Exchanges in Pre-Modern and Traditional Societies
Examines the role of markets, traders, economic interaction and 'money' in diverse pre-modern societies through archaeological, anthropological and historic evidence, in the perspective of ancient Egyptian economics.
Textile Activity and Cultural Identity in Sicily Between the Late Bronze Age and Archaic Period
Explores the role, significance and technological development of textile manufacture and its implications for changing social and personal identity in 1st millennium BC Sicily.
Temporary Palaces
An ethnographic focussed study of the monumental buildings from the prehistoric to early medieval periods in northern and northwestern Europe, drawing on evidence from structures from Anatolia to Brittany and Norway.
How the Army Made Britain a Global Power
An examination of the British Army during the long 18th century, how it became a world-operating force and its part in imperial expansion and preservation.
Bathhouses in Iudaea, Syria-Palaestina and Provincia Arabia from Herod the Great to the Umayyads
A comprehensive overview of Roman bathhouses of modern Israel, Jordan and southern Syria, exploring the evidence from dating and plans, building techniques and materials, and decorations.
Growing Up in the Ice Age
Draws on data from cognitive sciences, ethnographic, fossil, archaeological, and primate records to examine the economic, social, and political roles of Paleolithic children.
The Birsay Bay Project Volume 3
This is a major multi-disciplinary report on the excavation and survey of Viking and early medieval sites on the Brough of Birsay, Orkney.

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Clinics In Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Volume 1
Written for students and practitioners of reproductive medicine, this book explores our knowledge of assisted reproductive technology, a subject that has evolved substantially in recet years. A substaintial part of the volume is dedicated to male infertility which is responsible for 40-45% cases of failure of normal human reproduction.
Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past
The Aboriginal occupation of Australia is placed within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. Pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity and current controversies, including the extinction of megafauna, first occupancy, land management practices, and social development over many millennia, are discussed.
Imaginaries in Geometry
The first complete English translation of Pavel Florensky’s original and ambitious attempt to arrive at a geometric representation of imaginary numbers, in a context that had already captured the attention of other mathematicians, including Gauss, Argan, Cauchy and Bellavitis
Insights into Social Inequality
This work examines social inequalities in a diachronic and multivariate approach based on burial grounds in Southwestern Germany.
Thomas Becket
Marking the 850th anniversary of his dramatic murder, this major exhibition and book presents Becket’s tumultuous journey from a London merchant’s son to Archbishop, and from a revered saint in death to a ‘traitor’ in the eyes of Henry VIII over 350 years later.
Archaeobotanical studies of past plant cultivation in northern Europe
This book presents recent advances in North-European archaeobotany. It focuses on plant cultivation and brings together studies from different countries and research environments, both at universities and within contract archaeology.
Messages of the Masters / Messaggi dai Maestri
An age-old secret visual language of the great Italian Renaissance Masters including Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael is revealed through details hidden in plain sight.
Bond Market Guide for Mongolia
Provides comprehensive information the local currency bond market of Mongolia which has been an active participant to the ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum since 2019. The guide contributes to a better understanding of Mongolia's local currency bond market and facilitates its further development.