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  • Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europeby Nils Anfinset; Melanie Wrigglesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Land-use and Prehistory in South-East Spainby A. Gilman; J. B. Thornes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Based on a major research programme, and originally published in 1985, this book looked to provide an economic foundation for reinterpreting the Neolithic-Bronze Age sequence of South-east Spain in terms of emergent social complexity. The cultural evolution of the area had already been considered in terms of influence from the eastern Mediterranean... more...

  • Life and Death in the Bronze Ageby Cyril Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This is a great work by one of the pioneers of modern archaeology. The period covered is from 1700 to 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author?s field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual ? dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the barrow; and it shows by line drawings and photographs... more...

  • The Prehistoric Settlement of Britainby Richard Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author ? colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects have been brought together to formulate a structure... more...

  • Neolithic Britainby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in Britain, selecting some for detailed explanation; from... more...

  • The Ancient Burial-mounds of Englandby L.V. Grinsell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author?s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to fieldwork in particular, while the final bit of the... more...

  • Oldeholtwoldeby L. Johansen; D. Stapert

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 220.00

    The well-preserved archaeological site at Oldeholtwolde in the Netherlands was inhabited by a small group of people during the last Ice Age, some 13,000 years ago. This book focuses on the examination of the ca. 10.000 flint artefacts discovered at this ancient site, which have been subjected to modern approaches such as refitting and spatial analysis.... more...

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

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 7.28

    Alfred Watkins was an amateur archaeologist and author of THE OLD STRAIGHT TRACK (1925). He died in 1935. Robert Macfarlane is the prize-winning author of THE WILD PLACES (2007) and THE OLD ROADS (2011). more...

  • Egypt During the Last Interglacialby Angela E Close; Romuald Schild; Fred Wendorf

    Springer US 2012; US$ 170.00

    Stratigraphy, Paleoenvironment, and Chronology: Contribution to the Stratigraphy of the Bir Tarfawi-Bir Sahara Area; B. Issawi. Middle Paleolithic Lakes in the Southwestern Desert of Egypt; R. Schild, F. Wendorf. Sedimentology of Pleistocene Deposits Associated with Middle Paleolithic Sites in Bir Tarfawi and Bir Sahara East; C.L. Hill. Fish Remains... more...

  • Architecture of First Societiesby Mark M. Jarzombek

    Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00

    MARK JARZOMBEK is Associate Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning and Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture at MIT. He is the author of several books, and coauthor with Francis D.K. Ching and Vikramaditya Prakash of A Global History of Architecture, Second Edition . more...