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Faversham in the Making

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Presents a lively description of the early history and archaeology of the picturesque Kentish market town of Faversham.
Buildings of Medieval Europe

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Discusses aspects of architectural tradition, archaeology and functionality of vernacular, administrative and religious buildings in medieval Europe
The Viking Age

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A major publication from the “Migration during the Viking period” project, this book explores life during the Viking period from a new perspective. Using osteological material, it examines attitudes towards visible aspects of demography and health, such as migration, disease, disablement, and body modification.
Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe
Presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the use of caves and rock shelters across Europe during the medieval period for a wide range of religious and spiritual purposes by Christian, Muslim, Pictish and non-denominational communities, at both regional and local levels.
House of the Surgeon, Pompeii

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The first major publication of one of the largest, most comprehensive, and most important sub-surface, pre-79 AD excavations ever to have been undertaken at Pompeii. This volume concerns the House of the Surgeon and sheds light on the history of Pompeii and situates the results within Roman archaeology.
Bristol: A Worshipful Town and Famous City

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Three leading experts on the archaeology and history of Bristol present a comprehensive assessment of the contribution of antiquarian and modern archaeological work within the city to our understanding of its history, industrial and urban development and changing economic basis.
The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700
This first volume of its kind on the city of Hereford describes and illustrates the most important historic buildings in the city and traces their individual histories through a combination of archaeological and historical evidence.
Lost Lives, New Voices

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Employs the latest scientific techniques to explore the lives - and deaths - of the Scottish soldiers captured at the Battle of Dunbar, 1650.
The Archaeology of Western Sahara

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Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems.
The Times of their Lives

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A new history of Neolithic Europe, with major implications for the whole of archaeology, using Bayesian statistical analysis to bring dating down from the long-term to the span of lifetimes. Following on from the revolutionary and award-winning Gathering Time, this is the career culmination work by one of the world’s leading prehistorians.

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Viking and Iron Age Expanded Boats
In this book, Ole Crumlin-Pedersen presents the archaeological background of expanded boats, while Hanus Jensen describes how the three reconstructions were built.
The Archetype of Wisdom
This book analyzes the rise of the earliest Greek temples through an innovative phenomenological approach, in which lived experiences are assumed as key tools of investigation.
Debating Religious Space and Place in the Early Medieval World (c. AD 300-1000)
This volume brings together interdisciplinary and multi-national archaeologists, historians, and geographers to discuss and debate religious ‘space’ and ‘place’ in the Early Medieval World.
JJP Supplement 31 (2017) Journal of Juristic Papyrology
The aim of this book is to investigate the role of local and imported wines on the Egyptian market during the Graeco-Roman period.
In the Shadow of Corinium
Excavations by Oxford Archaeology at Kingshill South on the eastern edge of Cirencester in Gloucestershire uncovered evidence for prehistoric and Roman activity.
The Monuments of the Eastern Hill
The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace was one of the most important sanctuaries of the Hellenistic age. The monuments on the Eastern Hill, the development of which spans over half a millenium, hold a unique place within the history of ancient Greek architecture.
Fighting Fibres
This multi-disciplinary book is the first to investigate the significance of Kiribati coconut fibre armour and explore the histories surrounding its presence in UK museum collections.
The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt
This book provides an innovative analysis of the conditions of ancient Egyptian craftsmanship in the light of the archaeology of production, linguistic analysis, visual representation and ethnographic research.

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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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My Roman Britain

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Seabed Prehistory

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Environment, Society and the Black Death

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Cliffs End Farm Isle of Thanet, Kent

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