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  • World Prehistory and Archaeologyby Michael Chazan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 163.95

    An integrated picture of prehistory as an active process of discovery. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time , third edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about our human prehistory. A cornerstone of World... more...

  • The Crusader Worldby Adrian Boas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 224.00

    The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned scholars as well as a number of though-provoking pieces... more...

  • Understanding Human Evolutionby Jeffrey K. McKee; Frank E. Poirier; W Scott Mcgraw

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 137.95

    For the one-term course in human evolution, paleoanthropology, or fossil hominins taught at the junior/senior level in departments of anthropology or biology. This new edition provides a comprehensive overview to the field of paleoanthropology?the study of human evolution by analyzing fossil remains. It includes the latest fossil finds, attempts... more...

  • The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. IIby Mabel L. Lang

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 56.50 US$ 51.42

    From thousands of fragments of plaster the author has assembled clues to the scheme of the wall painting in this royal palace destroyed by fire at the end of the thirteenth century B.C. Originally published in 1969. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from... more...

  • Excavations at Nessana, Volume 3by Jr. C. J. Kraemer

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 50.95 US$ 46.36

    In 1937 the Colt Archaeological Expedition, excavating the ancient site of modern Auja Hafir in the Negeb, uncovered two storerooms containing the hoard of Greek papyrus documents of the 6th and 7th centuries. These non-literary papyri contain military, church, and family records, as well as an Arab archive on the caravan industry. Originally published... more...

  • The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1by Carl William Blegen; Marion Rawson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 61.50 US$ 55.97

    Homer's King Nestor of "sandy Pylas" passes from legend into history in this first volume of the report of excavations on a hill called Englianos in Messenia, conducted by the Archaeological Expedition of the University of Cincinnati. The palace with its contents and the surrounding lower town indicate that this was an administrative center and the... 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...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islandsby Marc Oxenham; Hallie Buckley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 224.00

    In recent years the bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands has seen enormous progress. This new and exciting research is synthesised, contextualised and expanded upon in The Routledge Handbook of Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands . The volume is divided into two broad sections, one dealing with mainland... more...

  • Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cubaby Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 84.95

    During Spanish colonization of the Greater Antilles, the islands' natives were forced into labor under the encomienda system. The indigenous people became "Indios," their language, appearance, and identity transformed by the domination imposed by a foreign model that Christianized and "civilized" them. Yet El Chorro de Maíta retained many of its... 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...