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  1. Britain's Portable Antiquity Heritage

    Britain's Portable Antiquity Heritage: Artefact Collecting and the Archaeological Record [Hardback]

    Paul Barford(Author); Nigel Swift(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781843834564
    Published by : Boydell Press
    In recent years the discourse on artefact hunting and portable antiquity collection, and their relationship to archaeology in Britain, has become dominated by a particular blend of ideas grown up around the ethos of 'liaison'. The... .... Learn More
  2. The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies [Paperback]

    Kidane Mengisteab(Editor)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781847012487
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    In the early 1990s, a wave of democratization swept through many African countries, but its prevailing election-centred liberal approach failed to result in sustainable democracies. Why should this be and what can be done about it?... .... Learn More
  3. At the Crossroads

    At the Crossroads: Nigerian Travel Writing and Literary Culture in Yoruba and English [Hardback]

    Rebecca Jones(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012227
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: Volume 7
    Throughout the twentieth century, Nigerians have been writing about their travels within Nigeria using a variety of media and forms, from serialised newspaper travelogues to personal diaries, autobiographies and online narratives. ... .... Learn More
  4. African Islands

    African Islands: Leading Edges of Empire and Globalization [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); R. Joseph Parrott(Editor); Danielle Porter Sanchez(Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469548
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 83
    Islands and island chains like Cabo Verde, Madagascar, and Bioko are often sidelined in contemporary understandings of Africa in which mainland nation-states take center stage in the crafting of historical narratives. Yet in the mo... .... Learn More
  5. Roman Warships

    Roman Warships [Paperback]

    Michael Pitassi(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783274147
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The Roman Imperial Navy was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed, prior to the European naval development of relatively recent centuries. It was able to deploy huge fleets and dominate the seas around western Europ... .... Learn More
  6. Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex

    Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex [Hardback]

    Kate Mees(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274178
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 35
    Burial evidence provides the richest record we possess for the centuries following the retreat of Roman authority. The locations and manner in which communities chose to bury their dead, within the constraints of the environmental ... .... Learn More
  7. General Labour History of Africa

    General Labour History of Africa: Workers, Employers and Governments, 20th-21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Stefano Bellucci(Editor); Andreas Eckert(Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781847012180
    Published by : James Currey
    Co-published with the International Labour Organization on the centenary of its founding in 1919, the General Labour History of Africa is a landmark in the study of labour history. It brings, for the first time, an African perspect... .... Learn More
  8. General Labour History of Africa

    General Labour History of Africa: Workers, Employers and Governments, 20th-21st Centuries [Paperback]

    Stefano Bellucci(Editor); Andreas Eckert(Editor)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781847012104
    Published by : James Currey
    Co-published with the International Labour Organization on the centenary of its founding in 1919, the General Labour History of Africa is a landmark in the study of labour history. It brings, for the first time, an African perspect... .... Learn More
  9. Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages

    Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Larissa Tracy(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781843845249
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Castration and castrati have always been facets of western culture, from myth and legend to law and theology, from eunuchs guarding harems to the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century castrati singers. Metaphoric castration pervades ... .... Learn More
  10. Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia

    Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia [Paperback]

    Michael D.J. Bintley(Editor); Thomas J.T. Williams(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783273690
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 29
    For people in the early Middle Ages, the earth, air, water and ether teemed with other beings. Some of these were sentient creatures that swam, flew, slithered or stalked through the same environments inhabited by their human conte... .... Learn More

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