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A Prehistory of South America

by Jerry D. Moore

A Prehistory of South America is an overview of the ancient and historic native cultures of the entire continent of South America based on the most recent archaeological investigations. This accessible, clearly...


The Emergence of the Moundbuilders: The Archaeology of Tribal Societies in Southeastern Ohio

by Elliot M. Abrams & AnnCorinne Freter

Native American societies, often viewed as unchanging, in fact experienced a rich process of cultural innovation in the millennia prior to recorded history. Societies of the Hocking River Valley in southeastern...


Anglesey: Past Landscapes of the Coast

by Frances Lynch, Mick Sharp & Jean Williamson

The dramatic and stunning Welsh coastal landscapes of the island of Anglesey are documented in this beautiful pictorial record of the history of Anglesey's coast, from prehistoric times to the present day. The...


The Archaeology of a Great Estate: Chatsworth and Beyond

by Nicola Bannister & John Barnatt

The Peak District is a historic upland landscape, with a rich palimpsest of features which invoke the many generations of people who have inhabited the area. The great estate of Chatsworth reflects the Peak...


Inhabiting the Landscape: Place, Custom and Memory, 1500-1800

by Nicola Whyte

The discipline of landscape history has recently taken a new turn: away from the analysis of past land use and environments towards an understanding of landscape as a social construct. This book is a significant...


Hedgerow History: Ecology, History and Landscape Character

by Gerry Barnes & Tom Williamson

Oxbow says: For many years hedges have been the most common field boundary in rural Britain, providing a stock-proof barrier, a field boundary and a haven for wildlife. Despite this, they are rarely studied...


Poisonous Plants: A Cultural and Social History

by Robert Bevan-Jones

The botanical history of Britain and North West Europe has a dark and a light side. Plants have been used as weapons to harm people, taken deliberately as addictive drugs and also employed as tools in witchcraft...


Interpreting the English Village: Landscape and Community at Shapwick, Somerset

by Mick Aston & Dr. Christopher Gerrard

An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village. Shapwick lies in the middle of Somerset, next to the important monastic centre of Glastonbury: the abbey owned...


Beacons in the Landscape: The Hillforts of England and Wales

by Ian Brown

Of all Britain's great archaeological monuments the Iron Age hillforts have arguably had the most profound impact on the landscape, if only because there are so many; yet we know very little about them. Were...


The Historic Landscape of Devon: A Study in Change and Continuity

by Lucy Ryder

The 19th century historic landscape of Devon developed from earlier patterns of landholdings and settlement that are, today, not always easily discernible on the ground. The study of Tithe Survey landholdings,...


Oceans Odyssey: Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel, the Straits of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean

by Sean Kingsley & Greg Stemm

In ten papers Odyssey Marine Exploration presents the technology, methodology and archaeological results from four deep-sea shipwrecks and one major survey conducted between 2003 and 2008. The sites lie beyond...


Oceans Odyssey 2: Underwater Heritage Management & Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel & Atlantic Ocean

by Greg Stemm & Sean A. Kingsley

Oceans Odyssey 2 presents the results of the discovery and archaeological survey of ten deep-water wrecks by Odyssey Marine Exploration. In the Western Approaches and western English Channel, a mid-17th century...


Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record

by Eileen M. Murphy

This edited volume contains twelve papers that present evidence on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic through to Post-Medieval periods and includes case studies from some ten countries. It has...


Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum

by Ann Searight, Julian Reade & Irving Finkel

This catalogue makes available more than 600 complete or fragmentary stone vessels kept in the British Museum. Most of them were excavated at Nineveh and other major sites in northern Iraq and Syria, and are...


Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 15

by Sally Crawford & Helena Hamerow

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History is an annual series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period. ASSAH offers researchers an opportunity...


Excavations by K. M. Kenyon in Jerusalem 1961-1967: Volume V Discoveries in Hellenistic to Ottoman Jerusalem Centenary volume: Kathleen M. Kenyon 1906

by K. Prag

The fifth volume in the series of final reports on the work of the Joint Expedition to Jerusalem in the 1960s describes the discoveries made in six sites in the ancient city and places them in the archaeological...


Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 14: Early Medieval Mortuary Practices

by Sarah Semple & Howard Williams

Volume 14 of the Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History series is dedicated to the archaeology of early medieval death, burial and commemoration. Incorporating studies focusing upon Anglo-Saxon England...


Nicopolis ad Istrum III: A late Roman and early Byzantine City: the Finds and the biological Remains

by Andrew Poulter

This, the third and final monograph, completes the description of the excavations carried out by the British team, part of the Anglo-Bulgarian archaeological programme on the site of Nicopolis ad Istrum in northern...


Cult in Context: Reconsidering Ritual in Archaeology

by Caroline Malone & David Barrowclough

Gods, deities, symbolism, deposition, cosmology and intentionality are all features of the study of early ritual and cult. Archaeology has great difficulties in providing satisfactory interpretation or recognition...


Dungeness and Romney Marsh: Barrier Dynamics and Marshland Evolution

by Antony Long, Martyn Waller & Andrew J. Plater

The Romney Marsh / Dungeness Foreland depositional complex comprises an extensive tract of marshland and associated sand and gravel barrier deposits, located in the eastern English Channel. This monograph presents...