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The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire

by Randall James Sasaki

In The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire, Randall Sasaki provides a starting point for understanding the technology of the failed Mongol invasion of Japan in 1281 CE, as well as the history of shipbuilding...


Ur: The City of the Moon God

by Harriet Crawford

The ancient Mesoptamian city of Ur was a Sumerian city state which flourished as a centre of trade and civilisation between 2800�2000 BCE. However, in the recent past it suffered from the disastrous Gulf war...


Commensality: From Everyday Food to Feast

by Susanne Kerner, Cynthia Chou & Morten Warmind

Throughout time and in every culture, human beings have eaten together. Commensality - eating and drinking at the same table - is a fundamental social activity, which creates and cements relationships. It also...


Archaeology of Wak'as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes

by Tamara L. Bray

In this edited volume, Andean wak'as—idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories—play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions...


Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany

by John M. Marston, Jade d'Alpoim Guedes & Christina Warinner

Paleoethnobotany, the study of archaeological plant remains, is poised at the intersection of the study of the past and concerns of the present, including agricultural decision making, biodiversity, and global...


Roman Reflections: Iron Age to Viking Age in Northern Europe

by Klavs Randsborg

Roman Reflections uses a series of detailed and deeply researched case studies to explore how Roman society connected with and influenced Northern Europe during the Iron and Viking Ages. In an original way,...


Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World

by Benjamin S. Arbuckle & Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World explores the current trends in the social archaeology of human-animal relationships, focusing on the ways in which animals are used to structure, create, support,...


An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

by Kathryn A. Bard

This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations....


Medieval Life

by Roberta Gilchrist

"An important and timely volume... an elegant summary of complex theory, and synthesis of an impressive body of material. It will be eagerly read by current and future generations of archaeologists, and will...


Competitive Archaeology in Jordan: Narrating Identity from the Ottomans to the Hashemites

by Elena Corbett

An examination of archaeology in Jordan and Palestine, Competitive Archaeology in Jordan explores how antiquities have been used to build narratives and national identities. Tracing Jordanian history, and the...


Dinosaurs!

by Scientific American Editors

Terrible lizards. That’s what the word “dinosaurs” means. Yet dinosaurs are not true lizards, and they are not necessarily terrible either. In fact, paleontologists have overturned one misconception after...


The Lowland Maya Postclassic

by Arlen F. Chase & Prudence M. Rice

This collection represents a major step forward in understanding the era from the end of Classic Maya civilization to the Spanish conquest.


Lives in Ruins

by Marilyn Johnson

Finding Life in Ruins

Jump into a battered Indiana Jones–style Jeep with the intrepid Marilyn Johnson and head down bone-rattling roads in search of those who dig up the past. Johnson, the author of two acclaimed...


Discovering the Olmecs: An Unconventional History

by David C. Grove

The Olmecs are renowned for their massive carved stone heads and other sculptures, the first stone monuments produced in Mesoamerica. Seven decades of archaeological research have given us many insights into...


Kukulkan's Realm: Urban Life at Ancient Mayapán

by Marilyn Masson & Carlos Peraza Lope

Kukulkan's Realm chronicles the fabric of socioeconomic relationships and religious practice that bound the Postclassic Maya city of Mayapán's urban residents together for nearly three centuries. Presenting...


Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near East

by Benjamin W. Porter & Alexis T. Boutin

Remembering the Dead in the Ancient Near East is among the first comprehensive treatments to present the diverse ways in which ancient Near Eastern civilizations memorialized and honored their dead, using mortuary...


Man Across the Sea: Problems of Pre-Columbian Contacts

by Carroll L. Riley, J. Charles Kelley & Campbell W. Pennington

Whether humans crossed the seas between the Old World and the New in the times before Columbus is a tantalizing question that has long excited scholarly interest and tempted imaginations the world over. From...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 3: The Annexe and Treasury

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 1: Search, Discovery and Clearance of the Antechamber

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian King Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 2: The Burial Chamber

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...