World Archaeology

The archaeology of cultures and civilizations from the Americas, to Asia, Australasia and the Pacific.

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  1. Prehistory of the Western Sahara

    Prehistory of the Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009 [Hardback]

    Jo Clarke (Author); Nick Brooks (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971726
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems. Throughout its history, the Sahara has been a stage for human evolution, with human habitatio... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100  Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial  landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals a... .... Learn More
  3. Relics and Relic Worship in the Early Buddhism of South Asia and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in the Early Buddhism of South Asia and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
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    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  4. An Engraved Landscape

    An Engraved Landscape: The rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, South West Libya [Paperback]

    Tertia Barnett (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781900971379
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Volume: 11
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    The Sahara contains one of the most extensive and enigmatic collections of rock art in the world. An Engraved Landscape represents the main report on the rock art of the Wadi al-Ajal, south west Libya. Based on extensive fieldwork directe... .... Learn More
  5. Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor

    Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor: Memories and Identities [Hardback]

    Eva Mortensen (Editor); Birte Poulson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785708367
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Cityscapes consist of houses, streets, civic buildings, sanctuaries, tombs, monuments and inscriptions created by multiple generations of citizens and foreigners with an interest in the city; they are interpreted and reinterpreted as expressions o... .... Learn More
  6. African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

    African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa [Hardback]

    Michael A. Gomez (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780691177427
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    A groundbreaking history that puts early and medieval West Africa in a global context Pick up almost any book on early and medieval world history and empire, and where do you find West Africa? On the periphery. This pioneering book, the first on ... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeology of the Solomon Islands

    Archaeology of the Solomon Islands [Paperback]

    Richard Walters (Author); Peter Sheppard (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780947522537
    Published by : Otago University Press
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    Archaeology of the Solomon Islands presents the outcome of 20 years’ research in the Solomon Islands undertaken jointly by Richard Walter and Peter Sheppard, both leaders in the field of Pacific archaeology. At the time of first European encounter... .... Learn More
  8. China: A History in Objects

    China: A History in Objects [Hardback]

    Jessica Harrison-Hall (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9780500519707
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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  9. The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology [Hardback]

    Barbara Mills (Editor); Severin M. Fowles (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199978427
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    The American Southwest is one of the most important archaeological regions in the world, with many of the best-studied examples of hunter-gatherer and village-based societies. Research has been carried out in the region for well over a century, an... .... Learn More
  10. On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition

    On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition [Paperback]

    Patrick Vinton Kirch (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780520292819
    Published by : University of California Press
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    The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, which are home to numerous human societies and cultures. Among these indigenous Oceanic cultures are the intrepid Polynesian double-hulled canoe n... .... Learn More

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