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Lands of the Shamans

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Lands of the Shamans, through carefully selected case studies from Europe, uses the archaeological evidence to construct the shamans’ worldview, landscape and cosmology.
Relentlessly Plain

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Presents a multi-disciplinary analysis of a crucially important, assemblage of Neolithic pottery , radiocarbon dated to the 7th millennium BC, from the Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, which demonstrates development from the earliest adoption of ceramics to local production.
Late Antique and Early Medieval Hispania

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Examines the transformations of the urban and rural landscapes of the Iberian Peninsula between the disappearance of the Roman Empire and the arrival of Islamic troops (c. AD 400-711).
Clifton Quarry, Worcestershire

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Presents new evidence for Neolithic activity in the form of Grooved ware pits with important environmental data, and for Early–Middle Iron Age floodplain settlement represented unusually by over 100 four-post granaries and 130 pits in a floodplain location in the central Severn Valley.
Trends in Biological Anthropology 2
Combined papers from two conferences of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology held in 2014 and 2015. Papers look at many aspects of the archaeological application of the study of human bone, DNA and related areas including comparative faunal evidence.
Crossing the Threshold

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Presents a highly illustrated discourse on the symbolism and role of recessed entranceways in religious and other public buildings from the Neolithic to the present time
Neolithic Bodies
This volume focuses on new approaches to the human body in Neolithic Europe and the near East. Papers examine latest work on analysing and interpreting the funerary record, how the body is represented Neolithic art and objects and how we might approach aspects of the body as a lived exeprience in the Neolithic.
Cille Pheadair

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A ground-breaking multi-disciplinary account of the archaeology of a single Norse farmstead on South Uist in the Outer Hebrides.
Buildings of Medieval Europe
Discusses aspects of architectural tradition, archaeology and functionality of vernacular, administrative and religious buildings in medieval Europe
Roman Guernsey

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Presents reports of major excavations in St Peter Port, with a gazetteer of Roman finds from almost 100 sites in Guernsey and Herm.

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Late Iron Age Calleva
The late Iron Age oppidum of Calleva underlies the Roman town at Silchester. This book covers excavations (1997-2014) of a large area (0.3ha) of Insula IX.
The Cunetio and Normanby Hoards
This edition provides the two hoards in one volume with a note on more recent work on the radiate coinage of AD 253-96 and notes to aid identification by Sam Moorhead.
Bronze Age Settlement and Land-Use in Thy, Northwest Denmark, vol 1+2
This two volume monograph about the region of Thy in the early Bronze Age provides a high resolution archaeological and ecological model of the organisation of landscape, settlements and households during the period 1500-1100 BC.
Outside Roman London
This book describes the archaeological evidence from excavations at Crossrail's Broadgate ticket hall at Liverpool Street, from the Late Iron Age to the late Roman marsh formation.
The Roman Imperial Coinage Volume X
This tenth volume of Roman Imperial Coinage completed the first edition of the series founded by Mattingly and Sydenham in 1923. The catalogue comprises some 1,800 entries, each individually numbered, and illustrated by 80 plates.
Koloniale mythen en Benedenwindse feiten
This publication is an exercise in the deconstruction of colonial myths and the creation of a decolonized native Atlantic Leeward historiography.

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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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Tutankhamun's Footwear

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Animal Secondary Products

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Medieval Childhood

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Environment, Society and the Black Death

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Seabed Prehistory

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Cliffs End Farm Isle of Thanet, Kent

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My Roman Britain

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