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  1. 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
  2. Sects & Social Disorder

    Sects & Social Disorder: Muslim Identities & Conflict in Northern Nigeria [Paperback]

    Abdul Raufu Mustapha(Editor); Raufu Mustapha(Editor); Abdul Raufu Mustapha(Contributor); Hannah Hoechner(Contributor); Judith-Ann Walker(Contributor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847011596
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Western Africa Series
    Volume: 8
    Nigerian society has long been perceived as divided along religious lines, between Muslims and Christians, but alongside this there is an equally important polarization within the two faiths. Within the Muslim population differences in beliefs, ri... .... Learn More
  3. Malta: Land of Sea

    Malta: Land of Sea [Hardback]

    Sandro Debono(Editor)

    $48.00

    ISBN: 9789993276005
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Malta is a Mediterranean territory of land and sea. Its history is inspired by the ways and means how the two connect and merge, overlap and retreat. Dominant civilizations have engaged with this unique cultural landscape over tim... .... 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
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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. Widows in European Economy and Society, 1600-1920

    Widows in European Economy and Society, 1600-1920 [Hardback]

    Beatrice Moring(Author); Richard Wall(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783271771
    Published by : Boydell Press
    2017 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    "A terrific piece of work". JANE HUMPHRIES, Professor of Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford

    Widows are often viewed as being marginalised in soc... .... Learn More
  6. Beyond Religious Tolerance

    Beyond Religious Tolerance: Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town [Hardback]

    Insa Nolte(Editor); Olukoya Ogen(Editor); Rebecca Jones(Editor); Aderemi Suleiman Ajala(Contributor); Adeyemi Balogun(Contributor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781847011534
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 2
    Since the end of the Cold War, and especially since 9/11, religion has become an increasingly important factor of personal and group identification. Based on an African case study, this book calls for new ways of thinking about diversity that go &... .... Learn More
  7. 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
    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
  8. Desert Silver

    Desert Silver: Understanding traditional jewellery from the Middle East and North Africa [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9789080774476
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    This book is all about jewellery from the Middle East and North Africa. These objects of adornment are not just beautiful, but often carry a hidden meaning. Jewellery plays a subtle role in everyday society as communicator, messeng... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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

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