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Buildings of Medieval Europe
Discusses aspects of architectural tradition, archaeology and functionality of vernacular, administrative and religious buildings in medieval Europe
Social Dimensions of Food in the Prehistoric Balkans
Presents a multi-disciplinary approach to the archaeological exploration of the social dimensions of food production and consumption in the Balkans from the Mesolithic to Early iron Age.
Roman Guernsey
Presents reports of major excavations in St Peter Port, with a gazetteer of Roman finds from almost 100 sites in Guernsey and Herm.
Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity
This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to explore the social and cultural constructions of motherhood and childhood throughout prehistoric and classic societies in Antiquity.
Metals, Minds and Mobility

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This new collection of papers combines the latest developments in archaeometallurgical techniques with archaeological theory to explore the complexities of early metallurgy and its social and economic implications for societies across Europe in later prehistory, with a particular emphasis on mobility.
Ptolemy I Soter

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This book examines the ways in which Alexander the Great’s most successful Successor, Ptolemy I Soter, created his own literary, dynastic, artistic, and political legacy.
Landscape Beneath the Waves

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Comprehensive introduction to the effects of sea-level change on prehistoric landscapes and the techniques and methods of interpretation applicable to the study of submerged archaeology illustrated by case studies.
Freshwater Fish in England

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Charts the exploitation of native freshwater fish by man from food to sport based on a wealth of archaeological data and medieval and artistic evidence.
Embracing the Provinces

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Twenty-one essays on new research and data on life in the Roman provinces, including a section on the current state of research into Roman leather.
The Tundzha Regional Archaeology Project

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Presents the results of extensive and multi-disciplinary archaeological and palaeoecological research in the intermontane Kazanlak Valley and the Thracian Plain along the Tundzha River in Bulgaria, charting settlement history from the Bronze Age to Roman

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Objects of War
War has shaped currencies, creating, abolishing and moulding them. In this new book Kevin Clancy, Director of the Royal Mint Museum, seeks to explore these themes, revealing how something which thrives on stability can adapt when the normal rules of life are turned upside down.
EAA 166: Late Bronze Age Hoards: New Light on Old Norfolk Finds
This book presents evidence for the discovery of Late Bronze Age hoards in Norfolk before 1950. The evidence has been derived from the letters and publications of a small group of antiquaries, most of whom lived in the county. A review of discoveries made after 1950 notes the acceleration in the rate of new finds when metal-detectors became popular
Gill Mill
The valley floodplain landscape covered by the Gill Mill quarry, almost 130ha, was intensively exploited from about 300 BC at a variety of Iron Age settlements.
From Microcosm to Macrocosm
The book offers an overview of current research on settlements in Egypt and Nubia which has moved away from a strong textual approach and generalised studies to a more site-specific approach and household studies.
The Marble Finds from Kavos and the Archaeology of Ritual
Here in Volume III the remarkable marble finds from the systematic excavation are fully described and illustrated.
The Historical Greek Village
This volume presents the Protogeometric through Hellenistic material (ca. 970–175 B.C.) from ASCSA excavations conducted in the 1950s at Lerna in the Argolid, one of the most important prehistoric sites in Greece
Imprint of Action
Based on several casestudies, Imprint of Action demonstrates the sociocultural impact of public activities in archaeology.
The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project
This volume represents the product of 25 years of study conducted by the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project in western Messenia in Greece.
A Shadow of War
This book presents archaeological research from places of war, violence, protest and oppression of the 20th and the 21st century; sites where the material relics give a deep insight to fateful events – a shadow of war.

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New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3:  Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain
Focuses upon the people of rural Roman Britain – how they looked, lived, interacted with the material and spiritual worlds surrounding them, and also how they died, and what their physical remains can tell us.
The Rural Economy of Roman Britain: New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 2
This second volume considers the rural economy of Roman Britain through the lenses of the principal occupations of agriculture and rural industry.
A Late Roman Town House and its Environs
This report publishes the 1937–8 excavations in Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, which revealed one of the best preserved late Roman town houses so far discovered in Roman Britain.
Characterising urban life, City in Transition is the second volume reporting on the archaeology of the continuing excavation of Silchester Insula IX, taking the story down to the early 2nd century.
Life and Labour in Late Roman Silchester

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The Society of Antiquaries' excavation of Silchester's Insula IX in 1893-4 left most of the stratigraphy undisturbed. A new programme of work has shown that the Insula underwent radical change, c.
Fosse Lane, Shepton Mallet 1990

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A detailed excavation report on the Shipton Mallet site excavated on the edge of the Mendip Hills in 1990.
Longthorpe II

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This volume describes the pottery-making depot attached to the pre-Flavian vexillation fortress of Longthorpe near Peterborough and and throws light on the problems of supply of the Roman army during the conquest campaigns.

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Medieval Childhood

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Seabed Prehistory

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Cliffs End Farm Isle of Thanet, Kent

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Environment, Society and the Black Death

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My Roman Britain

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