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Rome's Holy Mountain

by Jason Moralee

Rome's Capitoline Hill was the smallest of the Seven Hills of Rome. Yet in the long history of the Roman state it was the empire's holy mountain. The hill was the setting of many of Rome's most beloved stories,...

Appropriating Innovations: Entangled Knowledge in Eurasia, 5000¿1500 BCE

by Joseph Maran & Philipp Stockhammer

The question of how to conceptualize the role of technological innovations is of crucial importance for understanding the mechanisms and rhythms of long-term cultural change in prehistoric and early historic...

Rediscovering Lost Innocence

by E. Pierre Morenon

In the first half of the nineteenth-century, responsibility for child care primarily rested within families. Needy children were often cared for by community-sponsored efforts that varied widely in quality,...

Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam

by Alain George & Andrew Marsham

When the Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, rose to power shortly after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (d. 632), the polity of which they assumed control had only recently expanded out of Arabia into the...

Public Archaeology and Climate Change

by Tom Dawson, Courtney Nimura & Elías López-Romero

Public Archaeology and Climate Change promotes new approaches to studying and managing sites threatened by climate change, specifically actions that engage communities or employ 'citizen science' initiatives....

A Lake Dwelling in its Landscape: Iron Age settlement at Cults Loch, Castle Kennedy, Dumfries & Galloway

by Graeme Cavers & Anne Crone

Cults Loch, at Castle Kennedy in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, loch lies within a landscape rich in prehistoric cropmark sites and within the loch itself are two crannogs, one of which has been the focus of...

The Vincha Script

by Radivoje Peshich

It is generally known the Phoenicians to have presented their script to the Greeks and the script was further distributed along the line from Cyprus to Ionia, Crete, Mycenae and Hellas. Professor Peshich discovered,...

Relational Engagements of the Indigenous Americas

by Sarah E. Baires, Melissa R. Baltus, Erica Hill & Peter Whitridge et al.

In Relational Engagements of the Indigenous Americas, Melissa R. Baltus and Sarah E. Baires critically examine the current understanding of relationality in the Americas, covering a diverse range of topics from...

Homeless Heritage

by Rachael Kiddey

Homeless Heritage describes the process of using archaeological methodologies to collaboratively document how contemporary homeless people use and experience the city. Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in Bristol...

Engaging with the Dead: Exploring Changing Human Beliefs about Death, Mortality and the Human Body

by Jennie Bradbury & Chris Scarre

Engaging with the Dead adopts a cross-disciplinary, archaeologically focused, approach to explore a variety of themes linked to the interpretation of mortuary traditions, death and the ways of disposing of the...

The Recent Archaeology of the Early Modern Period in Quebec City: 2009

by William Moss

"This volume is the result of collaboration between SPMA and the Association des archeologues du Quebec (AAQ); its guest editor is William Moss, Chief Archaeologist for the City of Quebec. The publication has...

Bermuda: Celebrating 400 Years of History

by Brent Fortenberry

"This special issue ofPost-Medieval Archaeology, guest edited by Brent Fortenberry (Boston University) and Marley Brown III (The College of William and Mary), celebrates archaeology in Bermuda on the eve of...

Transforming Townscapes: From Burh to Borough: the Archaeology of Wallingford, AD 800-1400

by Neil Christie

"This monograph details the results of a major archaeological project based on and around the historic town of Wallingford in south Oxfordshire. Founded in the late Saxon period as a key defensive and administrative...

Wigmore Castle, North Herefordshire: Excavations 1996 and 1998

by Stephanie Ratkai

"Excavations at Wigmore Castle were carried out in 1996 and 1998 as a precursor to repair and consolidation of the castle by English Heritage. The castle had remained the honorial caput of the Mortimer family...

Archaeology and Economic Development

by Paul Burtenshaw

"Nowhere in archaeology is the gap between theory and practice more evident than in its ambivalent engagement with economic development. This groundbreaking volume assembles practicing archaeologists, economists,...

Romanesque and the Mediterranean: Patterns of Exchange Across the Latin, Greek and Islamic Worlds c.1000-c.1250

by Rosa Bacile

"The sixteen papers collected in this volume explore points of contact across the Latin, Greek and Islamic worlds between c. 1000 and c. 1250. They arise from a conference organized by the British Archaeological...

Assembling Çatalho?yük

by Ian Hodder & Arkadiusz Marciniak

"Assembling ??alh????k, like archaeological remains, can be read in a number of ways. At one level the volume reports on the exciting new discoveries and advances that are being made in the understanding of...

The Shtetl: Image and Reality

by Gennady Estraikh

"There is no possibility of entering the world of Yiddish, its literature and culture, without understanding what the shtetl was, how it functioned, and what tensions charged its existence. Whether idealized...

The Traffic Systems of Pompeii

by Eric E. Poehler

The Traffic Systems of Pompeii is the first sustained examination of the development of road infrastructure in Pompeii--from the archaic age to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE--and its implications for...

The Teaching of Archery (History of Archery Series)

by Dave Craft & Horace A. Ford

This vintage book contains a complete guide to learning and teaching archery, with information on everything from adjusting a bow string to repairing arrows. Although old, much of the information contained within...