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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.

See some of our latest and forthcoming titles below or browse our full catalogue here.

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  1. The Emergence of Civilisation

    The Emergence of Civilisation: The Cyclades and the Aegean in the Third Millennium BC [Paperback]

    Colin Renfrew (Author); John Cherry (Author)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9780977409464
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Unavailable for too long, this new edition reprints the original text of Renfrew's groundbreaking study, supplemented with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by John Cherry, in order to make this landmark publication available once... .... Learn More
  2. Pathways and Ceremonies

    Pathways and Ceremonies: The Cursus Monuments of Britain and Ireland [Paperback]

    Alistair Barclay (Author); Jan Harding (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781900188425
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers
    Volume: 4
    A review of the most recent evidence from cursuses, and ideas on their interpretation, with contributions as follows: Introduction (J Harding and A Barclay) , the radiocarbon problem (A Barclay and A Bayliss) , symbolic territories (J Harding) ... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology of East Asia

    Archaeology of East Asia: The Rise of Civilisation in China, Korea and Japan [Paperback]

    Gina L. Barnes (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785706677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeology of East Asia constitutes an introduction to social and political development from the Palaeolithic to 8th-century early historic times. It takes a regional view across China, Korea, Japan and their peripheries that is unbounded by mode... .... Learn More
  4. York

    York [Hardback]

    Peter Addyman (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781785701276
    Published by : Historic Towns Trust
    Series: British Historic Towns Atlas
    Volume: vol V
    York has been England’s second city for much of its almost 2000 years of history. This atlas, produced in the Historic Towns Trust’s large portfolio format, traces the origins and growth of the city from its foundation as a Roman legionary fortre... .... Learn More
  5. Celtic from the West 2

    Celtic from the West 2: Rethinking the Bronze Age and the Arrival of Indo-European in Atlantic Europe [Paperback]

    Barry Cunliffe (Editor); John T. Koch (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785706523
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 16
    Europe’s Atlantic façade has long been treated as marginal to the formation of the European Bronze Age and the puzzle of the origin and early spread of the Indo-European languages. Until recently the idea that Atlantic Europe was a wholly pre-Indo... .... Learn More
  6. Before the Mast

    Before the Mast: Life and Death Aboard the Mary Rose [Hardback]

    Julie Gardiner (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781842175040
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 4
    The Mary Rose carried a crew of naval officers and sailors, a fighting force of gunners and soldiers, a Barber-surgeon, several ship's carpenters and skilled navigators. Of nearly 500 men, fewer than 40 survived the sinking on 19th July 1545. Trap... .... Learn More
  7. Places of Special Virtue

    Places of Special Virtue: Megaliths in the Neolithic landscapes of Wales [Paperback]

    Vicki Cummings (Author); Alasdair Whittle (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781842171080
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Cardiff Studies in Archaeology
    Volume: 16
    This volume explores the landscape settings of megalithic chambered monuments in Wales. Set against a broader theoretical discussion on the significance of the landscape, the authors consider the role of visual landscapes in prehistory, meanings ... .... Learn More
  8. The Cerne Giant

    The Cerne Giant [Paperback]

    Timothy Darvill (Author); Katherine Barker (Author); Barbara Bender (Author); Ronald Hutton (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781900188944
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bournemouth Conservation
    Volume: 5
    Prehistoric war-god, seventeenth century marvel, or living monument? In 1996, a 'trial' was held in Cerne Abbas Village Hall to discuss the origin of the Giant - prehistoric/Romano-British, medieval/post-medieval, or significant for the very fact ... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Money Matters

    Medieval Money Matters [Paperback]

    Diana Wood (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781842171462
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 9
    If there is a central theme of this volume, it is the supply of money in circulation, rather than the importance of money, per se . It was this circulation that determined the movement of prices, of trade, and of credit - in short, it was this th... .... Learn More
  10. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece

    Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Halstead (Author); John C. Barrett (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842171677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
    Volume: 5
    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host and ... .... Learn More

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