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Prehistoric archaeology

  • 1177 B.C.by Eric H. Cline

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.58

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh?s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end.... more...

  • People of the Earthby Dr. Brian Fagan; Nadia Durrani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 173.95

    Understand major developments of human prehistory People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory 14/e, provides an exciting journey though the 7-million-year-old panorama of humankind's past. This internationally renowned text provides the only truly global account of human prehistory from the earliest times through the earliest civilizations. ... more...

  • Archaeology of Foodby Karen Bescherer Metheny; Mary C. Beaudry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 194.99

    This indispensable resource provides an illustrated introduction to and overview of the archaeological study of food and foodways today. more...

  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.51

    Mit dem vorliegenden Band wird das lange vernachlässigte Zusammenspiel von Metalldepot und Fundplatz ins Blickfeld gerückt. Im Rahmen einer sozialarchäologischen Auswertung werden die räumlichen Bezüge der kupfer- und bronzezeitlichen Deponierungspraxis zwischen den Flüssen Donau und Po offengelegt. Auf strukturelle Weise geben sich darin... more...

  • First Lightby Robert Hensey

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 13.00

    Newgrange in Ireland is a world famous monument not only because of its vast scale and elaborate megalithic art, but also because of its renowned alignment to the sun on the winter solstice. Yet the origins of Newgrange remain somewhat mysterious. Across Ireland over two hundred similar passage tombs are found, some of which are considerably older... more...

  • Ancient Scandinaviaby T. Douglas Price

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    Ancient Scandinavia provides a comprehensive overview of the archaeological history of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. more...

  • The Souterrains of Southern Pictlandby F.T. Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The archaeological monuments known as souterrains, particularly characteristic of eastern Scotland from Aberdeenshire to Fife, have long been a mystery. When this book was originally published in 1963, recent investigation on two of these types of works, at Ardestie and Carlungie in Angus had shed more light. This book combines two excavation reports... more...

  • The Neolithic of the Irish Seaby Vicki Cummings; Chris Fowler

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    This collection of 24 papers aims to reconsider the nature and significance of the Irish Sea as an area of cultural interaction during the Neolithic period. The traditional character of work across this region has emphasised the existence of prehistoric contact, with sea routes criss-crossing between Ireland, the Isle of Man, Anglesey and the British... more...

  • Building the Pastby Brian G. Redmond; Robert A. Genheimer

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95

    The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the architects, builders, and inhabitants of the structures, but few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology. This comprehensive examination of sites in the Ohio Valley, going as far north as Ontario, integrates structural engineering and... more...

  • Continental Connectionsby Hugo Anderson-Whymark; Duncan Garrow; Fraser Sturt

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 30.00

    The prehistories of Britain and Ireland are inescapably entwined with continental European narratives. The central aim here is to explore ‘cross-channel’ relationships throughout later prehistory, investigating the archaeological links (material, social, cultural) between the areas we now call Britain and Ireland, and continental Europe,... more...