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  1. Material Cultures in Public Engagement

    Material Cultures in Public Engagement: Re-inventing Public Archaeology within Museum Collections [Paperback]

    Anastasia Christophilopoulou (Editor)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253689
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Material Cultures in Public Engagement volume seeks to document and explore the significant change in the relationship of Museums with collections of the Ancient World and their audiences. The volume establishes a new approach to the study of ... .... Learn More
  2. Silver and Frankincense

    Silver and Frankincense: Scent and personal adornment in the Arab world [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
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    Although scent has always played a major role in personal adornment in the Arab world, its evanescent quality leaves very few or no traces at all over time. This book presents an introduction into this lesser known aspect of personal adornment in ... .... Learn More
  3. The Fight for Greek Sicily

    The Fight for Greek Sicily: Society, Politics, and Landscape [Paperback]

    Melanie Jonasch (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253566
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The island of Sicily was a highly contested area throughout much of its history. Among the first to exert strong influence on its political, cultural, infrastructural, and demographic developments were the two major decentralized civilizations of ... .... Learn More
  4. Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Art in the Archaeological Imagination [Paperback]

    Dragos Gheorghiu (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The present volume shows the archaeological thinking as a form of art, revealing the poetics of the archaeological imagination. It shows that, in their work, archaeologists, without being inspired by contemporary artists, use creative methods, and... .... Learn More
  5. Appalachia in Regional Context

    Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters [Paperback]

    Dwight B. Billings (Editor); Ann E. Kingsolver (Editor); Barbara Ellen Smith (Other); John Pickles (Other); John Gaventa (Other)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813179131
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
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    In an increasingly globalized world, place matters more than ever. This concept especially holds true in Appalachian studies - a field that brings scholars, activists, artists, and citizens together around the region to contest misappropriations o... .... Learn More
  6. The Native Greenlander

    The Native Greenlander: Folktales of Greenland [Paperback]

    Aron of Kangeq (Author); Heinrich Rink (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780996748087
    Published by : International Polar Institute
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    This volume of folk tales collected by Heinrich Rink, by native Greenlanders, is the translation of the first book printed in Greenland. Rink began his career as an administrator based at the Moravian mission at Godthaab, on the southwest coast of... .... Learn More
  7. Religion and Resistance in Appalachia

    Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining [Paperback]

    Joseph D. Witt (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813179100
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
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    In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining. The irrevocable devastation caused by this practice has forced local citizens to redefine their identities,... .... Learn More
  8. Wendell Berry and Higher Education

    Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place [Paperback]

    Jack R. Baker (Author); Jeffrey Bilbro (Author); Wendell Berry (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813179148
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Culture of the Land
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    Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention. Berry has been eloquently unmasking America's ... .... Learn More
  9. Virtues of Renewal

    Virtues of Renewal: Wendell Berry's Sustainable Forms [Paperback]

    Jeffrey Bilbro (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780813179421
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Culture of the Land
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    For over fifty years, Wendell Berry has argued that our most pressing ecological and cultural need is a renewed formal intelligence - a mode of thinking and acting that fosters the health of the earth and its beings. Yet the present industrial eco... .... Learn More
  10. A Taste for Green

    A Taste for Green: A global perspective on ancient jade, turquoise and variscite exchange [Hardback]

    Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán (Editor); Ben A. Nelson (Editor); Ramón Fábregas Valcarce (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781789252743
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Often along vast expanses, ancient societies traded certain commodities that were considered valuable either for functional or symbolic reasons – or, rather, a mixture of both factors. A Taste for Green addresses latest research into the acquisiti... .... Learn More

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