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  1. Values and Revaluations

    Values and Revaluations: The Transformation and Genesis of 'Values in Things' from Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives [Paperback]

    Hans P. Hahn(Editor); Anja Klöckner(Editor); Dirk Wicke(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258134
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Why are some things valuable while others are not? How much effort does it take to produce valuable objects? How can one explain the different appraisal of certain things in different temporal horizons and in different cultures? Cultural processes... .... Learn More
  2. Rome and the Colonial City

    Rome and the Colonial City: Rethinking the Grid [Hardback]

    Sofia Greaves(Editor); Andrew Wallace-Hadrill(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257809
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 3
    According to one narrative, that received almost canonical status a century ago with Francis Haverfield, the orthogonal grid was the most important development of ancient town planning, embodying values of civilization in contrast to barbarism, di... .... Learn More
  3. Exploring Archaeoastronomy

    Exploring Archaeoastronomy: A History of its Relationship with Archaeology and Esotericism [Paperback]

    Liz Henty(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257861
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeoastronomy and archaeology are two distinct fields of study which examine the cultural aspect of societies, but from different perspectives. Archaeoastronomy seeks to discover how the impact of the skyscape is materialized in culture, by ali... .... Learn More
  4. Beautiful Bodies

    Beautiful Bodies: Gender and Corporeal Aesthetics in the Past [Paperback]

    Uroš Matić(Editor); Katharina Rebay-Salisbury(Afterword)

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    ISBN: 9781789257717
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book explores the role of material culture in the formation of corporeal aesthetics and beauty ideals in different past societies and thus contributes to the cultural relativization of bodily aesthetics and related gender norms. The volume do... .... Learn More
  5. Before the Military Revolution

    Before the Military Revolution: European Warfare and the Rise of the Early Modern State 1300–1490 [Hardback]

    Alexander Querengässer(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256697
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Before the Military Revolution examines European Warfare in the Late Middle Ages from 1300 to 1490. It is not restricted only to well-covered conflicts, like the Anglo-Scottish Wars or the Hundred Years War, but gives due weight to all regi... .... Learn More
  6. Interrogating Networks

    Interrogating Networks: Investigating Networks of Knowledge in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Lin Foxhall(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789256277
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Network theory and methodologies have become central to exploring and explaining social, economic, and political relationships and connections in past societies. However, in archaeology, the deployment of networks has sometimes been more descripti... .... Learn More
  7. Bridging Social and Geographical Space through Networks

    Bridging Social and Geographical Space through Networks [Paperback]

    Dr. Helen Dawson(Editor); Dr. Francesco Iacono(Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9789464270006
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume represents a bold attempt by the editors to bring scholars from distinct research orientations together, to discuss the interplay between the geographic and social dimensions of different kinds of interaction networks.

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  8. Bridging Social and Geographical Space through Networks

    Bridging Social and Geographical Space through Networks [Hardback]

    Dr. Helen Dawson(Editor); Dr. Francesco Iacono(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9789464270013
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume represents a bold attempt by the editors to bring scholars from distinct research orientations together, to discuss the interplay between the geographic and social dimensions of different kinds of interaction networks.

    Within ... .... Learn More
  9. Far from Equilibrium: An archaeology of energy, life and humanity

    Far from Equilibrium: An archaeology of energy, life and humanity: A response to the archaeology of John C. Barrett [Hardback]

    Michael J. Boyd(Editor); Roger C. P. Doonan(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789256031
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeology is in crisis. Spatial turns, material turns and the ontological turn have directed the discipline away from its hard-won battle to find humanity in the past. Meanwhile, popularised science, camouflaged as archaeology, produces shock he... .... Learn More

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