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Silchester Revealed

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A highly illustrated synthesis of 500 years of occupation of the Iron Age to Roman town of Calleva (Silchester).
Interdisciplinarity and Archaeology

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Explores the relationships between archaeology and other branches of knowledge in the natural and social sciences.
Trinacria, 'An Island Outside Time'

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Collaborative papers discuss Sicily in the Bronze Age to Roman period.
The Wrecks of HM Frigates Assurance (1753) & Pomone (1811)

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The intriguing story of the rediscovery and investigation of two naval wrecks.
Building for Eternity

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An exploration of Roman maritime concrete and its uses.
Themes in Old World Zooarchaeology

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An overview of cutting-edge research in Old World zooarchaeology.
Studies in the Roman and Medieval Archaeology of Exeter

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Integrating the study of Exeter within its wider landscape context, using modern scientific techniques.
Roman and Medieval Exeter and their Hinterlands

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Explores the development of Roman and medieval Exeter and its hinterland.
The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices

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New ways of approaching the study of writing in the past.
The Wandering Herd

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A multi-disciplinary study of the cattle economy of south-east England through the Middle Ages, especially its importance within the evolution of medieval society, settlement and landscape.

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Revelations of Byzantium
A a colourful celebration of the monasteries and painted churches of Northern Moldavia..
Orthodoxy and Islam in the Middle East
Explores the history of the Middle East from the beginning of the spread of Islam up to the Ottoman Turkish conquest of Syria and Egypt beginning in 1516, focusing on the impact that the coming of Islam had on the Orthodox Christian communities of the Middle East.
Archaeology in the Žitava Valley I
The early Neolithic site of Vráble (5250-4950 cal BCE) is among the largest LBK settlement agglomerations in Central Europe. This volume presents the finds, features and data uncovered and synthesised from our archaeological, pedological, geophysical, archaeobotanical, anthropological, zoo-archaeological and stable isotope studies.
Making Change
A general introduction to the biggest reform to the UK currency in its 1500-year history.
The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill
A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents an unprecedented study of a small settlement’s economy and society in the Mycenaean period.
Alatzomouri Pefka: A Middle Minoan IIB Workshop Making Organic Dyes
Excavation of an important site for the early history of dyeing in Minoan Crete revealed a Middle Bronze Age natural dye workshop. The evidence contributes new information on the Minoan trade in textiles during the Old Palace period.
Coins of England 2021 Decimal
An indispensable guide to British decimal coinage.
Peopling the Landscape of Çatalhöyük
Reports on ways that humans engaged in their material and biotic environments at Çatalhöyük.
The Archaeology of East Oxford
Brings together the work of an award-winning, five-year lottery-funded university/community research project (‘Archeox’) on the landscape and history of East Oxford, part of the City of Oxford (UK).

Spotlight on Our Open Access Titles

Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats
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.
Understanding Relations Between Scripts II
Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and based in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.
A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Pottery from Lincoln
Lincoln was the centre for a large Medieval pottery industry which flourished from the 9th to the 15th century. Pottery produced in Lincoln was traded over a large part of the east midlands and beyond - even as far as Birka in Sweden.
Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England
This study of the design, manufacture and use of medieval floor tiles shows the long-lasting influence achieved in the north of England, especially by the Cistercian monasteries. It serves to demonstrate how these monastic houses made use of the resources and contacts available to them.
Nonsuch Palace
Nonsuch in Surrey was Henry VIII's last and most fantastic palace. Begun in 1538, at the start of the 30th year of Henry's reign, the palace was intended as a triumphal celebration of the power and the grandeur of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty. The site was chosen for its fine countryside and hunting potential.
Mesolithic Settlement in the North Sea Basin
The archaeological remains at Howick consist of a Mesolithic hut site and an Early Bronze Age cist cemetery located on a modern cliff edge overlooking a small estuary. This volume is devoted solely to the reporting and interpretation of the Mesolithic remains.
The City by the Pool
This volume offers a new and up-to-date synthesis of Lincoln's long history as a major city and regional capital, from prehistory to 1945. The 'City by the Pool' was a major religious centre long before the Roman invasion and from bronze-age shamans to early Baptists people have always been attracted here for spiritual as well as mundane purposes.
Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'
To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river. But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages it was a strategic and commercial seaport of great significance, trading with northern Europe and the Mediterranean and growing prosperous on this business.

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St Paul's Cathedral

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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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People with Animals

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Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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The Tomb of Pharaoh’s Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99)

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