Zoology & Archaeozoology

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  1. Bestiarium

    Bestiarium: Human And Animal Representations [Paperback]

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

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771248
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    The edited collection Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations intends to contribute to the present debate on Animal Studies
    by focusing on literary texts and discursive practices which reveal the epistemological and cultural dynamics th... .... Learn More
  2. Care or Neglect?

    Care or Neglect?: Evidence of Animal Disease in Archaeology [Paperback]

    László Bartosiewicz (Editor); Erika Gál (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708893
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Animals have always been integral to culture. Their interaction with humans has intensified since the onset of domestication resulting in higher incidences of animal disease due to human intervention. At the same time, human care has counter-balan... .... Learn More
  3. Narwhal

    Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend [Paperback]

    William W. Fitzhugh (Editor); Martin T. Nweeia (Editor)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780996748018
    Published by : International Polar Institute
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    Few animals on the planet inspire the sense of wonder evoked by the narwhal. The ‘Arctic unicorn’ is everyone’s version of “awesome” and “cool.” Explorers, aristocrats, artists and scientists celebrate this elusive whale and its extraordinary tus... .... Learn More
  4. The Donkey in Human History: An Archaeological Perspective

    The Donkey in Human History: An Archaeological Perspective [Hardback]

    Peter Mitchell (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198749233
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Donkeys carried Christ into Jerusalem while in Greek myth they transported Hephaistos up to Mount Olympos and Dionysos into battle against the Giants. They were probably the first animals that people ever rode, as well as the first used on a large... .... Learn More
  5. Barely Surviving or More than Enough?

    Barely Surviving or More than Enough?: The environmental archaeology of subsistence, specialisation and surplus food production [Hardback]

    Maaike Groot (Editor); Daphne Lentjes (Editor); Jørn Zeiler (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904769
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    How people produced or acquired their food in the past is one of the main questions in archaeology. Everyone needs food to survive, so the ways in which people managed to acquire it forms the very basis of human existence. Farming was key to the r... .... Learn More
  6. 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
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    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
  7. Isotopic Investigations of Pastoralism in Prehistory

    Isotopic Investigations of Pastoralism in Prehistory [Hardback]

    Alicia R. Miller (Editor); Cheryl Makarewicz (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138308589
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Themes in Contemporary Archaeology
    Pastoralists were a vital economic and social force in ancient societies around the globe, transforming landscapes poorly suited for agriculture into spaces of vast productive potential while simultaneously connecting mobile and sedentary communit... .... Learn More
  8. Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space

    Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space [Paperback]

    A. L. Choyke (Editor); Gerhard Jaritz (Editor)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9781407315720
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2858
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  9. Birds, Beasts and Burials: A Study of the Human-Animal Relationship in Romano-British St. Albans

    Birds, Beasts and Burials: A Study of the Human-Animal Relationship in Romano-British St. Albans [Paperback]

    Brittany Elayne Hill (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781784915964
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology
    Volume: 24
    The human-animal relationship is one that has been pondered by scholars for ages. It has been used to define both what it means to be human and what it means to be animal. Birds, Beasts and Burials examines human-animal relationships as found in t... .... Learn More
  10. Economic Zooarchaeology

    Economic Zooarchaeology: Studies in Hunting, Herding and Early Agriculture [Hardback]

    Peter Rowley-Conwy (Editor); Dale Serjeantson (Editor); Paul Halstead (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785704451
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Economic archaeology is the study of how past peoples exploited animals and plants, using as evidence the remains of those animals and plants. The animal side is usually termed zooarchaeology, the plant side archaeobotany. What distinguishes them ... .... Learn More

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