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  1. The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology [Hardback]

    Christian Isendahl (Editor); Daryl Stump (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780199672691
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology presents theoretical discussions, methodological outlines, and case-studies describing the field of overlap between historical ecology and the emerging sub-discipline of applied arc... .... Learn More
  2. The Sheep People: The Ontology of Making Lives, Building Homes and Forging Herds in Early Bronze Age Norway

    The Sheep People: The Ontology of Making Lives, Building Homes and Forging Herds in Early Bronze Age Norway [Hardback]

    Kristin Armstrong Oma (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781781792513
    Published by : Equinox
    The overarching aim of The Sheep People is to examine what happens to the understanding of past societies when animals are perceived as sentient beings, agents with the ability to impact human lives. Not only are the agentive powers and potential ... .... Learn More
  3. Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

    Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches [Hardback]

    Cheryl P. Anderson (Editor); Debra L. Martin (Editor)

    £98.50

    ISBN: 9781683400691
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, Regional, and Global Perspectives
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    This volume integrates data from researchers in bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology to explain when and why group-targeted violence occurs. Massacres have plagued both ancient and modern societies, and by analyzing skeletal remains from these... .... Learn More
  4. A Companion to Dental Anthropology

    A Companion to Dental Anthropology [Paperback]

    Joel D. Irish (Editor); G. Richard Scott (Editor)

    £44.50

    ISBN: 9781119096535
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
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    Companion to Dental Anthropology presents a collection of original readings addressing all aspects and sub-disciplines of the field from its "roots" and evolution through to the latest scientific research. Essays are contributed by over ... .... Learn More
  5. Human Remains in Archaeology

    Human Remains in Archaeology: A Handbook [Paperback]

    Charlotte A. Roberts (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781909990036
    Published by : Council for British Archaeology
    Series: CBA Practical Handbook
    Volume: 19
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    This revised and updated 2nd edition of Professor Charlotte Robert's best-selling Practical Handbook provides the very latest guidance on all aspects of the recovery, handling and study of human remains. Professon Roberts is one of the UK's leadin... .... Learn More
  6. Humans, Animals and the Craft of Slaughter in Archaeo-Historic Societies

    Humans, Animals and the Craft of Slaughter in Archaeo-Historic Societies [Hardback]

    Krish Seetah (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108428804
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    In this book, Krish Seetah uses butchery as a point of departure for exploring the changing historical relationships between animal utility, symbolism, and meat consumption. Seetah brings together several bodies of literature - on meat, cut marks,... .... Learn More
  7. The Backbone of Europe: Health, Diet, Work and Violence over Two Millennia

    The Backbone of Europe: Health, Diet, Work and Violence over Two Millennia [Hardback]

    Richard Steckel (Editor); Clark Larsen (Editor); Charlotte Roberts (Editor); Joerg Baten (Editor)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781108421959
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology
    Volume: 80
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    Using human skeletal remains, this volume traces health, workload and violence in the European population over the past 2,000 years. Health was surprisingly good for people who lived during the early Medieval Period. The Plague of Justinian of the... .... Learn More
  8. Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization

    Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization [Paperback]

    Brian Fagan (Author)

    £11.99

    ISBN: 9780300240047
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    Humanity's last major source of food from the wild, and how it enabled and shaped the growth of civilization In this history of fishing--not as sport but as sustenance--archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an... .... Learn More
  9. Bestiary: Animals in Art from the Ice Age to Our Age

    Bestiary: Animals in Art from the Ice Age to Our Age [Hardback]

    Christopher Masters (Author)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780500480236
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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    Bestiary is a wonderfully visual, thematic exploration of animals - real, surreal and imaginary - as depicted on beautiful ritual objects and works of art. Famous artworks mix with little-seen artefacts from every age and around the globe, offerin... .... Learn More
  10. The Face: Our Human Story

    The Face: Our Human Story [Hardback]

    Debra N. Mancoff (Author)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780500518625
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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    The face is not only central to identity, but is also the primary vehicle for human expression, emotion and character. It also signifies intellect and power, and has often been regarded as a window into the soul. Above all, it is the focus of our ... .... Learn More

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