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Engaging with the Dead

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Presents important new insights into our understanding and interpretation of past mortuary practices, by integrating archaeological data with theoretical and evidential studies of modern funerary practices, ethnograhpy, theology and textual anaysis
Neolithic Stepping Stones
£38.00
Exploration of key themes concerning the Mesolithic–Neolithic transition in the western seaway region of Britain (Channel Islands through to Orkney) focusing on Early Neolithic island settlement based on a series of targeted major excavations
Empire State
£36.00
Study of the Roman army as a non-military entity, and the crucial role its soldiers played as engineers, builders, administrators, policemen, a fire-fighting force and farmers.
Appropriating Innovations

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Seeks to turn its head the familiar idea that the spread of innovations is a gradual and linear process bringing progress in the development of societies, especially during the late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age in the Near East and Europe.
A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad

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Presents the results of recent excavations at a small, isolated but very important Iron Age shrine in Moab, southern Palestine. A rich assemblage of cultic objects, including figurines and statues, shed much light on religious practices in the region.
Not Just for Show
£48.00
Major new series of studies combining latest scientific analysis techniques with archaeological data in a series of case studies coverving technological, social and symbolic attributes of beads in prehistoric cultures
Puṣpikā Volume 4
£30.00
Fourteen papers on a variety of topics related to the intellectual traditions of South Asia such as grammar, poetry and philosophy, examined from several different disciplinary perspectives, with a particular emphasis on philology, history and sociology.
Movement, Exchange and Identity in Europe in the 2nd and 1st Millennia BC

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Brings together leading scholars from the UK and northern Europe in a thought-provoking and revealing new examination of the relationship between communities in the ‘Transmanche Zone’ in the Bronze and Iron Ages.
More than Meets the Eye
£50.00

These twenty-three papers focus on recent research into the Upper Palaeolithic of the Levant, a murky period of human history (ca 45,000 to 20,000 years ago) during which modern patterns of human behaviour and communication became the norm.

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Bodies of Clay
£38.00
First comprehensive consideration of the role, function, social context and significance of pots shaped to mimic the human body or parts thereof among prehistoric communities

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Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth's Northern Cemetery
£95.00
This volume publishes the results of the rescue excavations along the terrace north of Ancient Corinth, and examines the evidence for changing burial practices in the Greek city, the Roman colony, and a Christian town.
Living and Dying in Southwark 1587-1831
£13.00
By bringing together the archaeological, historical, artefactual, osteological and isotopic evidence from investigations at Park Street, this volume traces the development of the burial ground and builds a social and biological profile of the individuals buried there.
Drawing Lithic Artefacts
£20.00
With a little perseverance anyone can learn how to make lithic artefact drawings. This book is a concise how-to guide.
A Rothschild Renaissance
£40.00
Presents the findings from new specialist studies of the Waddesdon Bequest, a collection of nearly 300 objects from the New Smoking Room at Waddesdon Manor, bequeathed to the British Museum in 1898 by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild.
Word and Context in Latin Poetry
£45.00
In this memorial volume for David West, the texts of six Latin poets (Lutatius Catulus, Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Virgil, and Hildebert of Lavardin) are analysed by seven leading scholars: Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Harrison, John Moles and Tony Woodman.
From Bridgehead to Brewery
£27.00
This richly illustrated book presents the fascinating results from a major project to examine the heritage of Finzel’s Reach, the site of the former Courage and Bristol Breweries near the centre of one of England’s greatest port cities.
Vikings
£7.99
Viking raiders were feared across Europe for centuries. This short introduction to the world of the Vikings looks at their way of life and why their raids were so successful.
The Archaeology of Underwater Caves
£35.00
This is the first book to explore past use of submerged cave sites. Featuring chapters by authors such as Jean Clottes, Nic Flemming, and Dan Lenihan, and a foreword by George Bass, it offers a global review of the understudied archaeology of underwater caves, covering archaeological discoveries in springs, sinkholes, cenotes, and sea caves.
EAA 162 The Horningsea Roman Pottery Industry in Context
£25.00
The first complete study of the Horningsea pottery industry and a commentary on Roman pottery supply in southern Cambridgeshire.

Spotlight on Roman Society Monographs

The Rural Settlement of Roman Britain
£40.00
In this volume, a new regional framework for the study of rural Roman Britain is proposed with the farmstead, rather than the villa, taking centre stage.
The Towns of Roman Britain
£28.00
This volume presents an assessment of the contribution that developer-funded archaeology has made to knowledge of the major towns of Roman Britain.
A Late Roman Town House and its Environs
£36.00
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.
Silchester
£75.00
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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Skyscapes

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Tutankhamun's Footwear

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Animal Secondary Products

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Carthage

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Seabed Prehistory

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Life in the Limes

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Cliffs End Farm Isle of Thanet, Kent

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My Roman Britain

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Environment, Society and the Black Death

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