World Archaeology

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

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  1. Chinese Museums

    Chinese Museums: Strategies and Promotion of Contemporary Chinese Art [Paperback]

    Ornella De Nigris (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771439
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Over the last 30 years, the Chinese system of art museums has enjoyed an unprecedented pace of development. Following a general and ongoing renovation of China’s entire system of national art institutions, there has been an impressive proliferatio... .... Learn More
  2. This is not a Grass Skirt

    This is not a Grass Skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Paperback]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088908125
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More
  3. This is not a Grass Skirt

    This is not a Grass Skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Hardback]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088908132
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More
  4. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Paperback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789088906176
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  5. Hindu Kingship Rituals

    Hindu Kingship Rituals: Power Relation and Historical Evolution [Hardback]

    Nawaraj Chaulagain (Author)

    £188.00

    ISBN: 9781463240479
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Harvard Oriental Series - Opera Minora
    Volume: 11
    In recent decades, Nepal has witnessed a dramatic shift from its ancient form of Hindu kingship to a federal republican democratic secular order, with the official dissolution of monarchy in 2008. This study deals with the religious lives of the Ś... .... Learn More
  6. Cuban Studies 48

    Cuban Studies 48 [Hardback]

    Alejandro de la Fuente (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780822945611
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Cuban Studies
    Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. .... Learn More
  7. The Monasteries and Monks of Nubia

    The Monasteries and Monks of Nubia [Hardback]

    Artur Obłuski (Author)

    £43.00

    ISBN: 9788394684860
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 36
    The volume is the first study of the archaeology of religion of Christian Nubia. It presents the material record of Nubian monasticism and offers a comparative analysis of this phenomenon. On the basis of archaeological and epigraphic data, the au... .... Learn More
  8. Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean

    Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic [Hardback]

    Corinne L. Hofman (Editor); Andrzej T. Antczak (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088907814
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic offers a comprehensive coverage of the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the early human settling of the Caribbean islands. It covers the time span of the so-cal... .... Learn More
  9. Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean

    Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic [Paperback]

    Corinne L. Hofman (Editor); Andrzej T. Antczak (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088907807
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic offers a comprehensive coverage of the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the early human settling of the Caribbean islands. It covers the time span of the so-cal... .... Learn More
  10. Rural Settlement and Economic Activity

    Rural Settlement and Economic Activity: Olive oil, wine and amphorae production on the Tarhuna plateau during the Roman period [Paperback]

    Muftah Ahmed (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781900971553
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Rural Settlement and Economic Activity is a key new addition to literature on the rural economy of Tripolitania during Antiquity. The chapters explore the geography and climate of the area and present the results of the author’s archaeological sur... .... Learn More

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