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  1. 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
  2. Trends in Biological Anthropology 2

    Trends in Biological Anthropology 2 [Paperback]

    Betina Jakob (Editor); Malin Holst (Editor)

    Regular Price: £49.99

    Special Price: £37.50

    ISBN: 9781785706202
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Trends in Biological Anthropology
    Volume: 2
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The articles included in this volume were all presented at the 15th annual British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO) conference held at the University of York on the 13th and 15th of September 2013. Ten papers ar... .... Learn More
  3. Life and Death in Medieval Gaelic Ireland

    Life and Death in Medieval Gaelic Ireland [Hardback]

    Catriona McKenzie (Author); Eileen M. Murphy (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781846823305
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    In 2003, the skeletal remains of some 1,300 individuals – men, women and children – were uncovered from Ballyhanna, near Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal. Radiocarbon dating indicates that the cemetery was in use for a prol... .... Learn More
  4. Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication [Hardback]

    Robert Losey (Editor); Robert Wishart (Editor); Jan Peter Laurens Loovers (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138218406
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Arctic Worlds
    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the circumpolar north. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the north, the volume examines a variety of contexts in Nort... .... Learn More
  5. Bestiarium

    Bestiarium: Human And Animal Representations [Paperback]

    Mariaelisa Dimino (Editor); Alessia Polatti (Editor); Roberta Zanoni (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771248
    Published by : Mimesis International
    The human-animal relationship has always been characterized by a wide net of interactions and exchanges. By providing an overview of the concept of animality - and of the several meanings attached to it - this book aims at rethinking the real natu... .... Learn More
  6. The Viking Age

    The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces [Hardback]

    Caroline Arcini (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785709388
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The majority of literature about the Viking period, based on artefacts or written sources, covers battles, kings, chiefs and mercenaries, long distance travel and colonisation, trade, and settlement. Less is said about the life of those that staye... .... Learn More
  7. Identified skeletal collections

    Identified skeletal collections [Paperback]

    Charlotte Yvette Henderson (Author); Francisca Alves Cardoso (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784918057
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Human skeletons are widely studied in archaeological, anthropological and forensic settings to learn about the deceased. Methods used to identify individuals in forensic contexts and to determine age and sex in archaeological settings are normally... .... Learn More
  8. Archaeozoological Analysis of the Fortified Settlement of Sand (10th Century AD, Lower Austria)

    Archaeozoological Analysis of the Fortified Settlement of Sand (10th Century AD, Lower Austria): Early Medieval faunal remains from Sand an der Thaya [Paperback]

    Konstantina Saliari (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781407316376
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2892
    This book presents an archaeozoological analysis of the Early Medieval fortified settlement Sand, in Lower Austria. The work describes the exceptional socio-economic organisation of a settlement based on its animal remains, at the border between S... .... Learn More
  9. The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains

    The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains [Paperback]

    Thomas W. Laqueur (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9780691180939
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when he died his body should be tossed over the city walls for beasts to scavenge. Why should he or anyone else care what became of his corpse? In The Work of the Dead, acclaimed cultural historian Thomas L... .... Learn More
  10. Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain

    Manipulations Post-mortem du Corps Humain: Implications Archéologiques et Anthropologiques [Paperback]

    Jennifer Kerner (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789088905438
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Human remains resulting from sophisticated mortuary treatments represent a preferred information source about the organization of societies and about the belief systems of ancient people. Thereby, on the archaeological field, secondary deposits, s... .... Learn More

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