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  • Invisible Women of Prehistoryby Marlene Derlet; Judy Foster

    Spinifex Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Based on many years of research into ancient history and prehistory, this insightful tome argues that three million years of peace—a period when women’s status in society was much higher than it is now—preceded the last 6,000 years of war during which men have come to hold power over women. The book challenges the idea accepted in academia that history... more...

  • New Perspectives on Old Stonesby Stephen Lycett; Parth Chauhan

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 70.52

    This volume incorporates a broad chronological and geographical range of Paleolithic material from the Lower to Upper Paleolithic.  It provides an analysis of paleolithic technologies from an experimental, empirical perspective. more...

  • Archaeology and Fertility Cult in the Ancient Mediterraneanby Anthony Bonanno

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 120.00

    The papers in this volume derive from the First International Conference on Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (Malta, 1985). The field remains divided between the view supporting the existence of a universal belief in an all-pervading and all-embracing Mother Goddess – of which the fertility cult is just one, albeit important, aspect – and the... more...

  • The European Iron Ageby John Collis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    This ambitious study documents the underlying features which link the civilizations of the Mediterranean - Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Roman - and the Iron Age cultures of central Europe, traditionally associated with the Celts. It deals with the social, economic and cultural interaction in the first millennium BC which culminated in the Roman... more...

  • Oldeholtwoldeby L. Johansen; D. Stapert

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • Lithicsby William Jr Andrefsky

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00

    A completely updated and revised edition of the groundbreaking manual on stone artifact analysis, Lithics. more...

  • The Making of Bronze Age Eurasiaby Philip L. Kohl

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    This book provides an overview of Bronze Age societies of Western Eurasia through an investigation of the archaeological record. more...

  • Archaeology of Ancient Australiaby Peter Hiscock

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National University. Lucidly written, it shows the diversity and colourfulness... more...

  • Atlantisby Emmet Sweeney

    Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95

    Atlantis, the lost island civilization, the sunken Shangri-La ? the legend has beguiled us since Plato mentioned it in the fourth century BC. But did it actually exist?. Now, cutting-edge scientific evidence from a wide array of disparate fields combine to cast sensational new light on the mystery. more...

  • The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacificby Geoffrey Irwin

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 38.00

    A reassessment of the settlement of the Pacific, one of the most remarkable episodes in human prehistory. more...