World Archaeology

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

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  1. The Archaeology of Western Sahara

    The Archaeology of 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. Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka 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
  3. 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
  4. Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes

    Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes [Hardback]

    Tao Wang (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780300228632
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    A lavishly illustrated book that offers an in-depth look at the cultural practices surrounding the tradition of collecting ancient bronzes in China during the 18th and 19th centuries In ancient China (2000-221 b.c.) elaborate bronze vessels were ... .... Learn More
  5. Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

    Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries [Paperback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781474606097
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
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    Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an interna... .... Learn More
  6. Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

    Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries [Hardback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781474606080
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
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    Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an interna... .... Learn More
  7. Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750

    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750 [Hardback]

    Nicola Di Cosmo (Editor); Michael Maas (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107094345
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity offers an integrated picture of Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppes during a formative period of world history. In the half millennium between 250 and 750 CE, settled empires underwent deep structura... .... Learn More
  8. Ancient Greece and China Compared

    Ancient Greece and China Compared [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Lloyd (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107086661
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Ancient Greece and China Compared is a pioneering, methodologically sophisticated set of studies, bringing together scholars who all share the conviction that the sustained critical comparison and contrast between ancient societies can bring to li... .... Learn More
  9. Archaeology of Pacific Oceania: Inhabiting a Sea of Islands

    Archaeology of Pacific Oceania: Inhabiting a Sea of Islands [Paperback]

    Mike Carson (Author)

    £32.99

    ISBN: 9781138097179
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge World Archaeology
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    This book integrates a region-wide chronological narrative of the archaeology of Pacific Oceania. How and why did this vast sea of islands, covering nearly one-third of the world's surface, come to be inhabited over the last several millennia, tra... .... Learn More
  10. Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

    Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology [Hardback]

    Philip J. Carr (Editor)

    £85.95

    ISBN: 9781683400219
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
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    Focusing on the daily concerns and routine events of people in the past, Investigating the Ordinary argues for a paradigm shift in the way southeastern archaeologists operate. Instead of dividing archaeological work by time periods or artifact typ... .... Learn More

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