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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. Sacred Nature

    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri(Editor); Anna Perdibon(Editor)

    Regular Price: $95.00

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    ISBN: 9781789259179
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Material Religion in Atiquity
    Volume: 2
    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions is the second volume of the series Material Religion in Antiquity (MaReA). The book collects the proceedings of the international online workshop carrying the same title organized ... .... Learn More
  3. Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean

    Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean: Practices and Adaptations [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258509
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 6
    Writing in the ancient Mediterranean existed against a backdrop of very high levels of interaction and contact. In the societies around its shores, writing was a dynamic practice that could serve many purposes – from a tool used by elites to... .... Learn More
  4. Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice

    Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice: New Legal Perspectives on Heritage Protection in the Lesser Antilles [Paperback]

    Dr Amanda Byer(Author)

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    ISBN: 9789464280395
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Caribbean region faces particular environmental challenges as a result of colonial land use, pressures from tourism and globalization, as well as climate change. No less affected are its heritage resources, which include natural and cultural e... .... Learn More
  5. Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice

    Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice: New Legal Perspectives on Heritage Protection in the Lesser Antilles [Hardback]

    Dr Amanda Byer(Author)

    Regular Price: $95.00

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    ISBN: 9789464280401
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Caribbean region faces particular environmental challenges as a result of colonial land use, pressures from tourism and globalization, as well as climate change. No less affected are its heritage resources, which include natural and cultural e... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  8. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: contributions from archaeology [Paperback]

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

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    ISBN: 9781785703157
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  9. Petra Great Temple

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

    Martha Sharp Joukowsky(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706127
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  10. Archaeologies of Waste

    Archaeologies of Waste: Encounters with the Unwanted [Paperback]

    Daniel Sosna(Editor); Lenka Brunclíková(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703270
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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

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