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  • Adventures in the Anthropoceneby Gaia Vince

    Random House 2014; US$ 17.58

    ** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015 ** We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year history. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing into the Anthropocene ? the Age of Humans. Gaia Vince decided... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Periclesby Loren J. Samons II

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    This Companion volume shows the infrastructure that made the Age of Pericles possible. more...

  • Ancient Livesby Dr. Brian Fagan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 166.95

    Theory and Methods in Archaeology and Prehistory Written for complete beginners in a narrative style, Ancient Lives is aimed at introductory courses in archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological methods and theory, as well as world prehistory.   The first half of Ancient Lives covers the basic principles, methods, and theoretical approaches... more...

  • Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuildingby Jun Kimura

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    In this innovative study, Jun Kimura integrates historical data with archaeological findings to examine a wide array of eleventh- through nineteenth-century ships from China, Korea, and Japan. Chinese junks and Japanese sailing ships were known throughout the world, and this work illustrates why their innovative designs have survived the centuries.... more...

  • Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empireby Robin A. Beck; Christopher B. Rodning; David G. Moore

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 89.95

    Built in 1566 by Spanish conquistador Juan Pardo, Fort San Juan is the earliest known European settlement in the interior United States. Located at the Berry site in western North Carolina, the fort and its associated domestic compound stood near the Native American town of Joara, whose residents sacked the fort and burned the compound after only... more...

  • Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecksby Matthew E. Keith

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    Many factors influence the formation of shipwreck sites: the materials from which the ship was built, the underwater environment, and subsequent events such as human activity, storms, and chemical reactions. In this first volume to comprehensively catalogue the physical and cultural processes affecting submerged ships, Matthew Keith brings together... more...

  • Trypillia Mega-Sites and European Prehistoryby Johannes Müller; Knut Rassmann; Mykhailo Videiko

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.00

    In European prehistory population agglomerations of more than 10,000 inhabitants per site are a seldom phenomenon. A big surprise to the archaeological community was the discovery of Trypillia mega-sites of more than 250 hectares and with remains of more than 2000 houses by a multidisciplinary approach of Soviet and Ukrainian archaeology, including... more...

  • The Abandonment of Settlements and Regionsby Catherine M. Cameron; Steve A. Tomka

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 43.00

    This book examines abandonment as a stage in the formation of an archaeological site. more...

  • Aegean Mercenaries in Light of the Bibleby Simona Rodan

    Archaeopress Limited 2015; US$ 34.00

    The story of the duel of David and Goliath, the Philistine champion, is narrated in the Bible in several versions. While its symbolic importance in Judaism and later in Christianity gradually came to represent the battle between good and evil, true faith and paganism, attempts were made since ancient times to solve its ambiguities. In modern research,... more...

  • Akhenatenby Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The pharaoh Akhenaten, who ruled Egypt in the mid-fourteenth century BCE, has been the subject of more speculation than any other character in Egyptian history. This provocative new biography examines both the real Akhenaten and the myths that have been created around him. It scrutinises the history of the pharaoh and his reign, which has been continually... more...