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  • Was ist eine Ruine?by Alain Schnapp; Andreas Wittenburg

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 8.41

    Ein Essay zur Weltgeschichte der Ruinen. Alain Schnapps Essay entwirft eine Universalgeschichte der Ruinen. In globaler Perspektive blickt er auf die unvermeidliche Beziehung, die jede Zivilisation mit den Ruinen unterhält. Manche von ihnen vertrauen darauf, dass riesige Monumente dafür sorgen werden, die Erinnerung zu bewahren, andere verlassen sich... 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...

  • Sapiensby Yuval Noah Harari

    Random House 2014; US$ 34.99

    100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens . How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws;... more...

  • Public Participation in Archaeologyby Suzie Thomas; Joanne Lea

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An examination of the engagement of the general public with archaeology worldwide. more...

  • Sennen Cove Lifeboatsby Nicholas Leach

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    Considered one of the most treacherous areas of Britain's coastline, Land's End has seen many shipwrecks over the past 2,000 years. Where the waters of the Atlantic meet those of the English Channel, storms are frequent and violent and have caught out many a ship. Thousands have been dashed against the rocky granite coast. In 1853, the RNLI established... more...

  • Sharing Archaeologyby Peter Stone; Zhao Hui

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ?public archaeology,? with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic discipline of interest to a tiny minority to a topic... more...

  • Craft Traditions of the Ancient Mediterraneanby Katharina Rebay-Salisbury; Ann Brysbaert; Lin Foxhall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This edited volume investigates knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. It emphasises the significance of material objects to the construction, maintenance, and collapse of networks of various forms ? which are central to explanations of cultural contact and change. Focusing... more...

  • The Excavation of Nong Norby C. F. W. Higham; R. Thosarat

    Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2014; US$ 60.00

    Nong Nor is a prehistoric coastal site located in the Chonburi Province, Southeast Asia. It was excavated between 1991 and 1993 and shows two phases of occupation: the first, c.2500 BC, a brief stay by a community of hunter-gatherers living on shellfish, dolphins and sharks; the second, an extensive cemetery of 170 graves dating to 1100-700 BC, some... more...

  • Ethnoarchaeology of the Kel Tadrart Tuaregby Stefano Biagetti

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on the issues of resilience and variability of desert pastoralists, explicitly challenging a set of traditional topics of the discourse around pastoralism in arid lands of the Old World. Based on a field research carried out on the Kel Tadrart Tuareg in Libya, various facets of a surprisingly successful adaptation to an extremely... more...