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  • An Oasis Cityby Roger S. Bagnall; Nicola Aravecchia; Raffaella Cribiore; Paola Davoli; Olaf E. Kaper; Susanna McFadden

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 44.00

    Scattered through the vast expanse of stone and sand that makes up Egypt?s Western Desert are several oases. These islands of green in the midst of the Sahara owe their existence to springs and wells drawing on ancient aquifers. In antiquity, as today, they supported agricultural communities, going back to Neolithic times but expanding greatly in... more...

  • Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egyptby Marjorie Susan Venit

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Explores the visual narratives of a group of decorated tombs from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (ca.300 BCE?250 CE). 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...

  • The Roots of Asian Weavingby Eric Boudot; Chris Buckley

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 40.00

    This groundbreaking book documents the weaving traditions and textiles of one of Asia’s most ethnically diverse areas, placing them in a regional context. Based on more than a decade of firsthand study in the field, the authors record the traditions of Miao, Yao, Buyi, Dong, Zhuang, Maonan, Dai and Li weavers from Guizhou to Hainan Island. They... more...

  • Egyptian Myth: by Ann Kramer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    This in-depth study compares and contrasts how manufacturing and technology have been employed by both major powers and the "Newly Industrialized Countries" since 1945 as an effective tool for sustained economic growth. more...

  • The Neolithic Settlementby Elizabeth C. Banks

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2016; US$ 75.00

    This volume complements Lerna V: The Neolithic Pottery of Lerna, by K. D. Vitelli, and completes the primary publication of the results of the Neolithic remains retrieved during the excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1952 through 1958 at Lerna in the Argolid. It presents the buildings and other features... 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...

  • National Galleriesby Simon Knell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.00

    Are national galleries different from other kinds of art gallery or museum? What value is there for the nation in a collection of international masterpieces? How are national galleries involved in the construction national art? National Galleries is the first book to undertake a panoramic view of a type of national institution ? which are sometimes... 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...

  • 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...