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  1. Bodies of Clay

    Bodies of Clay: Prehistoric Humanised Pottery [Paperback]

    Heiner Schwarzberg(Editor); Valeska Becker(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706967
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Since the earliest use of pottery, vessels have been associated with both the general shape and specific parts of the human body. The production of human-shaped pottery might be understood as one element of the spectrum of figural art in prehistor... .... Learn More
  2. The Emergence of Pottery in West Asia

    The Emergence of Pottery in West Asia [Hardback]

    Akiri Tsuneki(Editor); Olivier Nieuwenhuyse(Editor); Stuart Campbell(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785705267
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    Over the past fifty years or so early pottery complexes in the wider region of West Asia have hardly ever been investigated in their own right. Early ceramics have often been unexpected by-products of projects focussing upon much earlier aceramic ... .... Learn More
  3. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: contributions from archaeology [Paperback]

    T. F. Martin(Editor); R. Weech(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703157
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    While traditional studies of dress and jewelry have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is largely a... .... Learn More
  4. Forms of Dwelling

    Forms of Dwelling: 20 years of Taskscapes in archaeology [Paperback]

    Ulla Rajala(Editor); Phil Mills(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703775
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    The concept of a socially constructed space of human activity in areas of everyday actions, as initially proposed in the field of anthropology by Tim Ingold, has actually been much more applied in archaeology. In this wide-ranging collection of 13... .... Learn More
  5. Petra Great Temple Volume 3

    Petra Great Temple Volume 3: Brown University Excavations 1993–2008, Architecture and Material Culture [Hardback]

    Martha Sharp Joukowsky(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706127
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    Deeply nestled in the rift valley, the hundreds of tombs and extensive remains of the Nabataean metropolis that was once that nation’s capital city of Petra, evokes a sense of geographic protection and isolation from the outside world. With ... .... Learn More
  6. Archaeologies of Waste

    Archaeologies of Waste: Encounters with the Unwanted [Paperback]

    Daniel Sosna(Editor); Lenka Brunclíková(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703270
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    Waste represents a category of ‘things’, which is familiar and ubiquitous but rarely reflected in archaeological and cultural studies. Perception of waste changes over time and practices associated with waste vary. The ambiguity of was... .... Learn More
  7. Care in the Past

    Care in the Past: Archaeological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives [Paperback]

    Lindsay Powell(Editor); William Southwell-Wright(Editor); Rebecca Gowland(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703355
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    Care-giving is an activity that has been practiced by all human societies. From the earliest societies through to the present, all humans have faced choices regarding how people in positions of dependency are to be treated. As such, care-giving, a... .... Learn More
  8. Dury and Andrews’ Map of Hertfordshire

    Dury and Andrews’ Map of Hertfordshire: Society and landscape in the eighteenth century [Paperback]

    Andrew Macnair(Author); Anne Rowe(Author); Tom Williamson(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781909686731
    Published by : Windgather Press
    This book is about the map of an English county – Hertfordshire – which was published in 1766 by two London mapmakers, Andrew Dury and John Andrews.
    For well over two centuries, from the time of Elizabeth I to the late 18th century,... .... Learn More
  9. Treasure

    Treasure: Finding Our Past [Paperback]

    Richard Hobbs(Author)

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    ISBN: 9780714123219
    Published by : British Museum Press
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  10. Heritage Transformed

    Heritage Transformed [Paperback]

    Ian Baxter(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842174579
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    How does "heritage" become objectified within public institutions and representative of a national past? This book proposes a model for this process and contains five case studies that explore variety in the transformation of heritage. T... .... Learn More

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