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  • Echo’s uit de Ijzertijdby Evert van Ginkel

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Even ten noorden van de legendarische Echoput bij Apeldoorn liggen twee grote prehistorische grafheuvels in het bos. Er is ooit wel in gegraven, maar niet door archeologen en met onbekend resultaat. Een ploeg archeologen van de Leidse universiteit onderwerpt in de zomer van 2007 deze monumenten aan een onderzoek. Hoe oud zijn ze, hoe zijn ze opgeworpen,... more...

  • Perishable Material Culture in Prehistoryby Linda M. Hurcombe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book demonstrates the efficacy of an holistic approach... more...

  • The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordanby Bill Finlayson; Steven Mithen

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 75.00

    This edited volume provides a full report on the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A site of WF16, southern Jordan. Very few sites of PPNA date have been excavated using modern methods, so this report makes a very significant contribution to our understanding of this period. Excavations have shown that the site contains a highly dynamic use of architecture, and... more...

  • Neolithic Archaeology in the Intertidal Zoneby E. J. Sidell; F. Haughey

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 30.00

    This volume is based upon a conference which took place in 1999, reflecting the developing interest in intertidal archaeology and concentrating on the Neolithic period, as well as elements of associated Mesolithic and Bronze Age archaeology. Since then, the papers have been revised to include new discoveries and reflect the increasing interest and... more...

  • Living Well Together? Settlement and Materiality in the Neolithic of South-East and Central Europeby Alasdair Whittle; Daniela Hofmann; Douglass W. Bailey

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 38.00

    Living Well Together investigates the development of the Neolithic in southeast and central Europe from 6500-3500 cal BC with special reference to the manifestations of settling down. A collection of reports and comments on recent fieldwork in the region, Living Well Together? provides 14 tightly written and targeted papers presenting interpretive... more...

  • Bronze Age Connectionsby Peter Clark

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    New and exciting discoveries on either side of the English Channel in recent years have begun to show that people living in the coastal zones of Belgium, southern Britain, northern France and the Netherlands shared a common material culture during the Bronze Age, between three and four thousand years ago. They used similar styles of pottery and metalwork,... more...

  • Land and Peopleby Michael J. Allen; Niall Sharples; Terry O'Connor

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    This volume is derived, in concept, from a conference held in honour of John Evans by the School of History and Archaeology and The Prehistoric Society at Cardiff University in March 2006. It brings together papers that address themes and landscapes on a variety of levels. They cover geographical, methodological and thematic areas that were of interest... more...

  • Materialitasby Blaze O'Connor; Gabriel Cooney; John Chapman

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    Stone monuments and objects are highly accessible today and formed a focus for engagement, transformation and re-use in the past. Stone is inextricably linked to ideas of monumentality and remembrance. It formed an active medium in the creation of identities and memory in a range of social contexts and practices, including the embodied, performative... more...

  • The Old Straight Trackby Alfred Watkins; Robert Macfarlane; Graham Hancock

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 7.28

    A beautiful new edition of a classic work of landscape history, in which Alfred Watkins introduced the idea of ancient 'ley lines' criss-crossing the English countryside. First published in 1925, THE OLD STRAIGHT TRACK described the author's theory of 'ley lines', pre-Roman pathways consisting of aligned stone circles and prehistoric mounds, used... more...

  • Prehistoric Quarries and Lithic Productionby Jonathon E. Ericson; Barbara A. Purdy

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 28.00

    Prehistoric Quarries and Lithic Production is the first systematic study of archaeological sites that served as quarries for stone tools. more...