European Prehistory

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  1. Early Animal Domestication and Its Cultural Context

    Early Animal Domestication and Its Cultural Context [Hardback]

    Pamela Crabtree (Editor); Kathleen Ryan (Editor); Douglas V. Campana (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780924171963
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The transition from hunting and gathering to food production is one of the most significant developments in all of human prehistory, since it led to profound changes in population, settlement patterns, and technology. The authors examine the proce... .... Learn More
  2. Animating the Dead

    Animating the Dead: Bronze Age Burial Practices in Orkney [Hardback]

    Jane Downes (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255584
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This book brings together the results of the Orkney Barrows Project, initiated and directed by Jane Downes and funded by Historic Environment Scotland. The barrows sites detailed and discussed in the volume are Linga Fiold, a barrow cemetery in We... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology of Caves in Ireland

    Archaeology of Caves in Ireland [Paperback]

    Marion Dowd (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255706
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland is a ground-breaking and unique study of the enigmatic, unseen and dark silent world of caves. People have engaged with caves for the duration of human occupation of the island, spanning 10,000 years. In prehist... .... Learn More
  4. The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations at Mounds 2 and 2A Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255386
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 4
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    This book explores the economic evidence for the settlement at Bornais on South Uist. It reports in detail on the large assemblages of material found during the excavations at mounds 2 and 2A. There is important evidence for craft activity, such a... .... Learn More
  5. The Sacred Body

    The Sacred Body: Materializing the Divine through Human Remains in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255188
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The human body represents the perfect element for relating communities of the living with the divine. This is clearly evident in the mythological stories that recount the creation of humans by deities among ancient and contemporaneous societies ac... .... Learn More
  6. The Earliest Europeans – a Year in the Life

    The Earliest Europeans – a Year in the Life: Survival Strategies in the Lower Palaeolithic [Paperback]

    Robert Hosfield (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785707612
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Earliest Europeans explores the early origins of man in Europe through the perspective of ‘a year in the life’: how hominins in the Lower Palaeolithic coped with the year-round practical challenges of mid-latitude Europe with its distinctive t... .... Learn More
  7. Rock Art Studies - News of the World Volume 3

    Rock Art Studies - News of the World Volume 3 [Paperback]

    Natalie R. Franklin (Author); Matthias Strecker (Author); Paul Bahn (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842173169
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This is the third in the five-yearly series of surveys of what is happening in rock art studies around the world. As always, the texts reflect something of the great differences in approach and emphasis that exist in different regions. The volu... .... Learn More
  8. Archaeologies of Gender and Violence

    Archaeologies of Gender and Violence [Paperback]

    Bo Jensen (Editor); Uroš Matić (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706882
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Uroš Matić and Bo Jensen have brought together a team of both young and senior researches from many different countries in this first volume that aims to explore the complex intersection between archaeology, gender and violence. Papers range from ... .... Learn More
  9. Treasures from the Sea

    Treasures from the Sea: Sea Silk and Shellfish Purple Dye in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Hedvig Landenius Enegren (Editor); Francesco Meo (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785704352
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 30
    This interdisciplinary volume presents a collection of 17 papers which treat the current state of research on two marine resources used in ancient textile manufacture, shellfish purple dye and sea silk. Purple dye is extracted from the glands of t... .... Learn More
  10. Appropriating Innovations

    Appropriating Innovations: Entangled Knowledge in Eurasia, 5000‒1500 BCE [Hardback]

    Joseph Maran (Editor); Philipp Stockhammer (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785707247
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The question of how to conceptualize the role of technological innovations is of crucial importance for understanding the mechanisms and rhythms of long-term cultural change in prehistoric and early historic societies. The changes that have come a... .... Learn More

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