Oxbow Books Imprint

Oxbow Books publishes about 65 titles a year in the main Oxbow imprint. These include monographs, edited collections of papers and excavation and site reports. Archaeology is our main subject area encompassing all periods from prehistory through classical archaeology, the ancient Near East, Egyptology, the Middle Ages and post-medieval archaeology. Related fields such as environmental archaeology, landscape archaeology, archaeozoology, maritime and underwater archaeology are covered as well as wider examinations of archaeological practice and theory.

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  1. Death and Changing Rituals

    Death and Changing Rituals: Function and meaning in ancient funerary practices [Paperback]

    J. Rasmus Brandt(Editor); Håkon Roland(Editor); Marina Prusac(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789253818
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 7
    The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may range from a simple act of deportment... .... Learn More
  2. Glass of the Roman World

    Glass of the Roman World [Paperback]

    Justine Bayley(Editor); Ian Freestone(Editor); Caroline Jackson(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789253399
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    Glass of the Roman World illustrates the arrival of new cultural systems, mechanisms of trade and an expanded economic base in the early 1st millennium AD which, in combination, allowed the further development of the existing glass industry... .... Learn More
  3. Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Textiles and Textile Production in Europe: From Prehistory to AD 400 [Paperback]

    Margarita Gleba(Editor); Ulla Mannering(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789253429
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    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 11
    There is evidence that ever since early prehistory, textiles have always had more than simply a utilitarian function. Textiles express who we are - our gender, age, family affiliation, occupation, religion, ethnicity and social, political, economi... .... Learn More
  4. Viking Worlds

    Viking Worlds: Things, Spaces and Movement [Paperback]

    Marianne Hem Eriksen(Editor); Unn Pedersen(Editor); Bernt Rundberget(Editor); Irmelin Axelsen(Editor); Heidi Lund Berg(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789252101
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    Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora. Contributions employ both traditional inter- or multi-disciplinarian perspectives such as using hi... .... Learn More
  5. Ceramics, Cuisine and Culture

    Ceramics, Cuisine and Culture: The archaeology and science of kitchen pottery in the ancient Mediterranean world [Paperback]

    Michela Spataro(Editor); Alexandra Villing(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789253412
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    The 23 papers presented here are the product of the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and approaches to the study of kitchen pottery between archaeologists, material scientists, historians and ethnoarchaeologists. They aim to set a vital but lon... .... Learn More
  6. Textiles and the Medieval Economy

    Textiles and the Medieval Economy: Production, Trade, and Consumption of Textiles, 8th–16th Centuries [Paperback]

    Angela Ling Huang(Editor); Carsten Jahnke(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789252095
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    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 16
    Archaeologists and textile historians bring together 16 papers to investigate the production, trade and consumption of textiles in Scandinavia and across parts of northern and Mediterranean Europe throughout the medieval period. Archaeological evi... .... Learn More
  7. Everyday Products in the Middle Ages

    Everyday Products in the Middle Ages: Crafts, Consumption and the individual in Northern Europe c. AD 800-1600 [Paperback]

    Gitte Hansen(Editor); Steven Ashby(Editor); Irene Baug(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789252118
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    The medieval marketplace is a familiar setting in popular and academic accounts of the Middle Ages, but we actually know very little about the people involved in the transactions that took place there, how their lives were influenced by those tran... .... Learn More
  8. The Viking Way

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Neil Price(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842172605
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    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet despite... .... Learn More
  9. Beyond Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges

    Beyond Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges: Essays in Honour of Brian Spencer [Paperback]

    Sarah Blick(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789252293
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    Brian Spencer, former Keeper of the Museum of London, was a major scholar of medieval popular culture. He almost single-handedly established the study of pilgrim souvenirs and secular badges. He defined what these objects were and ... .... Learn More
  10. Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats

    Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats: The environmental archaeology of Anglo-Saxon Flixborough [eBook (PDF)]

    K. M. Dobney(Author); D. Jaques(Author); James Barrett(Author); Cluny Johnstone(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781782974864
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    Series: Excavations at Flixborough
    Volume: 3
    The environmental archaeological evidence from the site of Flixborough (in particular the animal bone assemblage) provides a series of unique insights into Anglo-Saxon life in England during the 8th to 10th centuries. The research reveals detailed... .... Learn More

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