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  • The Hellenistic Worldby F. W. Walbank

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 10.92

    The vast land empire that Alexander the Great left to his successors was without parallel in Greek history. Alexander?s family and generals created a new order of monarchies and city-states which was to control most of the territory between the Adriatic Sea and western India for three hundred years. more...

  • Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countrysideby Effie F. Athanassopoulos

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2017; US$ 67.03

    This volume presents the results of the medieval component of the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project (NVAP) survey conducted from 1985-1990. The archaeological evidence points to a proliferation of sites dating to the 12th?13th centuries A.D. There are two large sites and a substantial number of small sites on the lower slopes of the hills surrounding... more...

  • The Architecture of the Christian Holy Landby Kathryn Blair Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    Moore traces and re-interprets the significance of the architecture of the Christian Holy Land within changing religious and political contexts. more...

  • The Roman Streetby Jeremy Hartnett

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    In this book, Jeremy Hartnett explores the role of the ancient Roman street as the primary venue for social performance and political negotiations. more...

  • The Chalk Pitby Elly Griffiths

    Quercus 2017; US$ 21.99

    'I refuse to apologise for being in love with Dr Ruth Galloway and DCI Harry Nelson . . one of my favourite current crime series . . . a pleasure from start to finish' Val McDermid WINNER OF THE 2016 CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY. Boiled human bones have been found in Norwich's web of underground tunnels. When Dr Ruth Galloway discovers they were... more...

  • Built on Bonesby Brenna Hassett

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    Imagine you are a hunter-gatherer some 15,000 years ago. You've got a choice Â? carry on foraging, or plant a few seeds and move to one of those new-fangled settlements down the valley. What you won't know is that urban life is short and riddled with dozens of new diseases; your children will be shorter and sicklier than you are, they'll be plagued... more...

  • Following Osirisby Mark Smith

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 194.99

    Osiris, god of the dead, was one of ancient Egypt's most important deities. This volume is concerned with ancient Egyptian conceptions of the relationship between Osiris and the deceased, focusing on five distinct periods over four millennia to trace changes in aspirations for the Osirian afterlife and explore when and why they occurred. more...

  • Beneath the Killing Fieldsby Matthew Leonard

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.42

    Beneath the Killing Fields of the Western Front still lies a hidden landscape of industrialised conflict virtually untouched since 1918. This subterranean world is an ambiguous environment filled with material culture that that objectifies the scope and depth of human interaction with the diverse conflict landscapes of modern war. Covering the military... more...

  • Balkan Dialoguesby Maja Gori; Maria Ivanova

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Spatial variation and patterning in the distribution of artefacts are topics of fundamental significance in Balkan archaeology. For decades, archaeologists have classified spatial clusters of artefacts into discrete ?cultures?, which have been conventionally treated as bound entities and equated with past social or ethnic groups. This timely volume... more...

  • Archaeologies of ?Us? and ?Them?by Charlotta Hillerdal; Anna Karlström; Carl-Gösta Ojala

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Archaeologies of ?Us? and ?Them? explores the concept of indigeneity within the field of archaeology and heritage and in particular examines the shifts in power that occur when ?we? define ?the other? by categorizing ?them? as indigenous. Recognizing the complex and shifting distinctions between indigenous and non-indigenous pasts and presents,... more...