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  1. Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean

    Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259018
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 7
    Writing does not begin and end with the encoding of an idea into a group of symbols. It is practiced by people who have learnt its principles and acquired the tools and skills for doing it, in a particular context that affects what they do and how... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic

    Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic: Relations and descent [Paperback]

    Alasdair Whittle(Editor); Joshua Pollard(Editor); Susan Greaney(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259100
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    A current paradigm-changing aDNA revolution is offering unparalleled insights into central questions within archaeology relating to the movement of populations and individuals; patterns of descent; relationships; and aspects of identity – at... .... Learn More
  3. Breaking Images

    Breaking Images: Damage and Mutilation of Ancient Figurines [Hardback]

    Gianluca Miniaci(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259148
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies
    Volume: 2
    Fragmented and chipped artifacts have usually been associated with the idea of refuse, discard, abandonment, decay, pillaging or reshuffling, as opposed to objects preserved in their entirety which have been imagined as synonymous with intact, ori... .... Learn More
  4. From Pirate Base to Roman City: The Excavations of Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia

    From Pirate Base to Roman City: The Excavations of Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia: An Interim Report [Hardback]

    Michael Hoff(Author); Birol Can(Editor); Rhys Townsend(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258950
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume reports on nearly two decades of excavation at the site of Antiochia ad Cragum in western Rough Cilicia, part of the larger Roman province of Cilicia that corresponds to the eastern half of the south coast of modern Turkey. Antiochia w... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Tenue est mendacium

    Tenue est mendacium: Rethinking Fakes and Authorship in Classical, Late Antique, & Early Christian Works [Hardback]

    Klaus Lennartz(Editor); Javier Martínez(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9789493194366
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Many new and fruitful avenues of investigation open up when scholars consider forgery as a creative act rather than a crime. We invited authors to contribute work without imposing any restrictions beyond a willingness to consider new approaches to... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Values and Revaluations

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

    Hans Peter 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
  9. 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
  10. Rome and the Colonial City

    Rome and the Colonial City: Rethinking the Grid [eBook (PDF)]

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

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    ISBN: 9781789257823
    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

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