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A Medieval Manor House Rediscovered: Excavations at Longforth Farm, Wellington, Somerset by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews and Matt Leivers

by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews & Matt Leivers

Excavations in advance of housing development at Longforth Farm, Wellington revealed limited evidence for late prehistoric settlement, but the principal discovery was the remains of a previously unknown high...


An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry: The Landscapes, Buildings and Places

by Trevor Rowley

An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry provides a unique re-examination of this famous piece of work through the historical geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the first author...


The Teabo Manuscript: Maya Christian Copybooks, Chilam Balams, and Native Text Production in Yucatán

by Mark Z. Christensen

Among the surviving documents from the colonial period in Mexico are rare Maya-authored manuscript compilations of Christian texts, translated and adapted into the Maya language and worldview, which were used...


The Book of the Crossbow (History of Archery Series)

by Ralph Payne-Gallwey

This vintage book contains a treatise on a variety of ancient projective weapons, with a special focus on Greek and Roman Catapults and Balistas. With fascinating historical information and complete descriptions...


The Archery (History of Archery Series)

by Louis William Maxson

This vintage book contains a detailed guide to archery, with information on the British Long-Bow, exercises that can improve archery skills, the history of archery, tools, proper use of a bow, and much more....


The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis

The Caribbean before Columbus

A Geography of Offerings: Deposits of Valuables in the Landscapes of Ancient Europe

by Richard Bradley

More than quarter of a century ago Richard Bradley published The Passage of Arms. It was conceived as An Archaeological Analysis of Prehistoric Hoards and Votive Deposits, but, as the author concedes, these...


Archaeologies of waste: encounters with the unwanted

by Daniel Sosna & Lenka Brunclíková

Waste represents a category of 'things', which is familiar and ubiquitous but rarely reflected in archaeological and cultural studies. Perception of waste changes over time and practices associated with waste vary....


William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting: Three Men in a Cavern

by Mark John White

William Boyd Dawkins was a controversial Victorian geologist, palaeontologist and archaeologist who has divided opinion as either a hero or villain. For some, he was a pioneer of Darwinian science as a member...


About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire

by Zeynep Çelik

Antiquities have been pawns in empire-building and global rivalries; power struggles; assertions of national and cultural identities; and cross-cultural exchanges, cooperation, abuses, and misunderstandings-all...


The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

Environmental Reconstruction in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology

by Philippe Leveau, Kevin Walsh & Frederic Trement

Contents include: Introduction ( K Walsh ); Palynology ( S Bottema ); A database for the palynological recording of human activity ( V Andrieu, E Brugiapaglia, R Cheddadi, M Reille and J-L de Beaulieu ); The...


Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt: The Theban Case Study

by Jean Li

Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate...


Ancient Complex Societies

by Jennifer C. Ross & Sharon R. Steadman

Ancient Complex Societies examines the archaeological evidence for the rise and functioning of politically and socially "complex" cultures in antiquity. Particular focus is given to civilizations exhibiting...


The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us about Our Future

by Robert L. Kelly

“I have seen yesterday. I know tomorrow.” This inscription in Tutankhamun’s tomb summarizes The Fifth Beginning. Here, archaeologist Robert L. Kelly explains how the study of our cultural past can predict...


An Archaeology of Prehistoric Bodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean

by Maria Mina, Sevi Triantaphyllou & Yiannis Papadatos

In the long tradition of the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean bodies have held a prominent role in the form of figurines, frescos, or skeletal remains, and have even been responsible for sparking captivating...


The Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us about Our Future

by Robert L. Kelly

“I have seen yesterday. I know tomorrow.” This inscription in Tutankhamun’s tomb summarizes The Fifth Beginning. Here, archaeologist Robert L. Kelly explains how the study of our cultural past can predict...


Giants of the Lost World: Dinosaurs and Other Extinct Monsters of South America

by Donald R. Prothero

More than a hundred years ago, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a novel called The Lost World with the exciting premise that dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts still ruled in South America. Little did Conan...


Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives

by Amy K. Levin

Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The...