Zoology & Archaeozoology

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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. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The Wide Lens in Archaeology: Honoring Brian Hesse's Contributions to Anthropological  Archaeology

    The Wide Lens in Archaeology: Honoring Brian Hesse's Contributions to Anthropological Archaeology [Paperback]

    Justin Lev-Tov (Editor); Paula Wapnish (Editor); Allan Gilbert (Editor)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9781937040956
    Published by : Lockwood Press
    Series: Archaeobiology
    This book is a Gedenkschrift in memory of Brian Hesse, a scholar of archaeology, a writer of alliterative and punned publication titles, and an accomplished amateur photographer. Hesse specialized in zooarchaeology, but he influenced a wider ran... .... Learn More
  9. An Introduction to Zooarchaeology

    An Introduction to Zooarchaeology [Hardback]

    Diane Patrice Gifford-Gonzalez (Author)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9783319656809
    Published by : Springer Verlag
    This volume is a comprehensive, critical introduction to vertebrate zooarchaeology, the field that explores the history of human relations with animals from the Pliocene to the Industrial Revolution. The book is organized into five sections, each ... .... Learn More
  10. Care or Neglect?

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

    László Bartosiewicz (Editor); Erika Gál (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785708893
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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

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