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- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99
Archaeology is more popular than ever. TV and film have made it seem accessible and exciting, and the number of budding amateurs is on the rise, as is government support for archaeological initiatives on a global scale. From coins and combs to battlefields and plantations, archaeologist Joe Flatman provides an incisive introduction to the practice... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86
Discovered in 1811, Bignor is one of the richest and most impressive villas in the first time in 1814, the site also represents one of Britain's earliest tourist attractions, remaining in the hands of the same family, the Tuppers, to this day. This book sets out to explain the villa, who built it, when, how it would have been used and what it meant... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
When Harold F. Pape moved to Gregory, Texas, in 1927, he quickly became fascinated by the wealth of Native American artifacts along the nearby shoreline of Corpus Christi Bay and what is now called Port Bay, a southern arm of the larger Copano Bay. A lifelong natural history enthusiast and collector, Pape met and married Lucile H. Tunnell, a widow... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Transforming the Dead i s a collection of essays that examines culturally modified human bones and their roles as ?cultural and ritual objects? among prehistoric Eastern Woodland cultures. Previous scholarship has explored the role of human body parts in Native American cultures as trophies of war and revered ancestors. This collection discusses... more...
- Wachholtz Verlag 2015; US$ 4.80
5500 Jahre alte Megalithgräber prägen die Landschaft in Norddeutschland und Südskandinavien. Seit Bestehen der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) ist die Erforschung dieser Landmarken Bestandteil des wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens der Universität. Der Nachbau des Megalithgrabes Wangels LA 69 auf dem Gelände der Christian-Albrechts-Universität... more...
- Prometheus Books 2015; US$ 12.99
William John Bankes (1786?1855) was a pioneer in the nascent study of the language, history, and civilization of ancient Egypt. At the Abydos Temple he discovered the King List ? a wall of cartouches listing Egyptian kings in chronological order ? which was vital to the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphs. At Philae he uncovered a fallen obelisk, which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 415.00
With 1,125 entries and 170 contributors, this is the first encyclopedia on the history of classical archaeology. It focuses on Greek and Roman material, but also covers the prehistoric and semi-historical cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean, the Etruscans, and manifestations of Greek and Roman culture in Europe and Asia Minor. The Encyclopedia of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00
This book presents a picture of pre-Roman Italy as complete and as faithful as modern discovery could make it, when it was originally published in 1937. The evidence of archaeology is combined with the testimony of historical tradition and non-Latin dialects in a balanced account of elements no less diverse than those of modern Europe. This description... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00
At the turn of the fifteenth century, Rome was in the midst of a dramatic transformation from what the fourteenth-century poet Petrarch had termed a ?crumbling city? populated by ?broken ruins? into a prosperous Christian capital. Scholars, artists, architects, and engineers fascinated by Rome were spurred to develop new graphic modes for depicting... more...