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  • The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecsby Deborah L. Nichols; Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs , the first of its kind, provides a current overview of recent research on the Aztec empire, the best documented prehispanic society in the Americas. Chapters span the establishment of Aztec city-states to the encounter with the Spanish empire and the Colonial period that shaped the modern world. The Handbook concludes... more...

  • The Social Archaeology of Foodby Christine A. Hastorf

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book offers a global perspective on the role food has played in shaping human societies and identities. more...

  • Seals, Craft, and Community in Bronze Age Creteby Emily S. K. Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Early Minoan Crete is re-envisioned as a space of social innovation, in which change occurred through people and objects. more...

  • Der Weg zu einer archäologischen Wissenschaftby Barbara Sasse-Kunst

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    The scientific discipline of pre- and protohistorical archaeology developed from antiquarian studies, the roots of which are to be found in the Renaissance. At first, antiquarian studies were dedicated to creating identities for the nations north of the Alps. The diachronic studies covering 500 years presented in this book introduce the reader to decisive... more...

  • Tutankhamunby Bill Price

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 8.99

    In 1922 Howard Carter uncovered what is still regarded as the most spectacular archaeological discovery ever made. Tutankhamun's tomb had remained hidden in the Valley of the Kings for more than 3000 years and its discovery caused a media sensation, elevating the previously little-known Egyptian Pharaoh into the position of an international celebrity.... more...

  • Social Learning and Innovation in Contemporary Hunter-Gatherersby Hideaki Terashima; Barry S. Hewlett

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 87.09

    This is the first book to examine social learning and innovation in hunter?gatherers from around the world. More is known about social learning in chimpanzees and nonhuman primates than is known about social learning in hunter?gatherers, a way of life that characterized most of human history. The book describes diverse patterns of learning and teaching... more...

  • Simulating Prehistoric and Ancient Worldsby Juan A. Barceló; Florencia Del Castillo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book presents a unique selection of fully reviewed, extended papers originally presented at the Social Simulation Conference 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Only papers on the simulation of historical processes have been selected, the aim being to present theories and methods of computer simulation that can be relevant to understanding the past. Applications... more...

  • Beyond the Northlandsby Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople, north America to Kievan Rus. more...

  • Ancient Southeast Asiaby John Norman Miksic; Goh Geok Yian

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Ancient Southeast Asia provides readers with a much needed synthesis of the latest discoveries and research in the archaeology of the region, presenting the evolution of complex societies in Southeast Asia from the protohistoric period, beginning around 500BC, to the arrival of British and Dutch colonists in 1600. Well-illustrated throughout, this... more...

  • Crusader Archaeologyby Adrian Boas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This new edition of Crusader Archaeology updates, with recent excavation results and research, the only detailed study of the material culture of the Crusades in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan. It examines what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory and how they were influenced by their new-found neighbours. Chapters discuss: urban... more...