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Oxbow Books publishes about 65 titles a year in the main Oxbow imprint. These include monographs, edited collections of papers and excavation and site reports. Archaeology is our main subject area encompassing all periods from prehistory through classical archaeology, the ancient Near East, Egyptology, the Middle Ages and post-medieval archaeology. Related fields such as environmental archaeology, landscape archaeology, archaeozoology, maritime and underwater archaeology are covered as well as wider examinations of archaeological practice and theory.

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  1. Pluralism and Plurality in Islamic Legal Scholarship

    Pluralism and Plurality in Islamic Legal Scholarship: The Case of the Fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīrīya [Hardback]

    Mouez Khalfaoui (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242312
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 11
    This book presents the positions held by ḥanafite Muslim jurists in South Asia in the 17th century with regard to the coexistence of Muslims and non-Muslims, and, secondly, compares the opinions put forth by these South Asian jurists with those ma... .... Learn More
  2. The Life of Simeon of the Olives

    The Life of Simeon of the Olives: An entrepreneurial saint of early Islamic North Mesopotamia [Paperback]

    Robert Hoyland (Author); Sebastian Brock (Author); Kyle Brunner (Author); Jack Tannous (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9781463243463
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts from Christian Late Antiquity
    Volume: 66
    The first ever critical edition and complete translation of the Syriac Life of Saint Simeon of the Olives, who was an abbot of Qartmin Monastery in Tur Abdin and a bishop of the city of Harran in the late seventh and early eighth century AD. .... Learn More
  3. In and Around Maimonides

    In and Around Maimonides: Original Essays [Hardback]

    Y. Langermann (Author)

    £79.00

    ISBN: 9781463243302
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 25
    In and Around Maimonides presents eight highly focused studies on Moses Maimonides and those around him. .... Learn More
  4. Atharvaveda Paippalāda: Kāṇḍa Fifteen

    Atharvaveda Paippalāda: Kāṇḍa Fifteen: Text, translation, commentary [Hardback]

    Duccio Lelli (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781463242046
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Harvard Oriental Series - Opera Minora
    Volume: 13
    Since its discovery and the initial efforts toward its critical edition, the Paippalādasaṃhitā of the Atharvaveda (PS) has attracted the attention of Vedic scholars and Indologists for several reasons. It constitutes a precious source for the stud... .... Learn More
  5. Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr

    Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr [Hardback]

    Brandon Cline (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463239183
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics 
    Volume: 75
    Cline advances a suggestive reading of Justin Martyr's Apologies as a subjective appropriation of the forms and practices of the Roman system of petition and response. He offers an historical contextualization of the Apologies within both contempo... .... Learn More
  6. Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue: XXII (2020) [Paperback]

    Michael Witzel (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781463242008
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Mother Tongue
    Volume: 22
    Journal of the Association for the Study of Language in Prehistory. .... Learn More
  7. Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam

    Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam [Paperback]

    Patricia Crone (Author)

    £59.00

    ISBN: 9781463241728
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Islamic Studies
    Volume: 6
    Patricia Crone reassesses one of the most widely accepted dogmas in contemporary accounts of the beginnings of Islam: the supposition that Mecca was a trading center. In addition, she seeks to elucidate sources on which we should reconstruct our p... .... Learn More
  8. Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region [Hardback]

    Mark Maltby (Editor); Mark Brisbane (Editor)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9781842172773
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This is the third book on material studies in this series on medieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantial body of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade. The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the... .... Learn More
  9. The Viking Way

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Neil Price (Author)

    £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781842172605
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet desp... .... Learn More
  10. The Archaeology of Western Sahara

    The Archaeology of Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009 [Hardback]

    Joanne Clarke (Author); Nick Brooks (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971726
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems. Throughout its history, the Sahara has been a stage for human evolution, with human habitatio... .... Learn More

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