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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

C. Turney

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

What is the Turin Shroud? When were the Pyramids built? Why did the dinosaurs die out? How did the Earth take shape? With... [more]

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Principles of Archaeology

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Principles of Archaeology

T. Douglas Price, Kelly J. Knudson

History; Archaeology

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Offering an introduction to archaeological method and theory, this text focuses on three important themes including how archaeologists... [more]

$80.00

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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

Clive Gamble, John Gowlett

Archaeology; Social interaction; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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A closer look at social history and the growth of the human brain [more]

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The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

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The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Thonemann

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history.... [more]

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

Douglas Preston

History; History of the Americas; Archaeology by period & region; Indigenous peoples; Expeditions

Paperback

A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A medical mystery. A journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest... [more]

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Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt

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Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt

Campbell Price

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

A detailed exploration of 200 Ancient Egyptian objects from museums around the world, gathered here into one handy, pocket-sized... [more]

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On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition

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On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands...

Patrick Vinton Kirch

History; Landscape archaeology; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, which are home to numerous... [more]

$77.00

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The Matter of History: How Things Create the Past

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The Matter of History: How Things Create the Past

Timothy J. LeCain

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Environmental archaeology; Material culture

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The Matter of History links the history of people with the history of things through a bold new materialist theory of the... [more]

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By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia

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By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia

Barry Cunliffe (Emeritus Professor of European Archaeology, University of Oxford)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Archaeology by period & region; Prehistoric archaeology

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The story of the peoples of Eurasia, from the birth of farming to the expansion of the Mongols in the thirteenth century.... [more]

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Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure: The Sarcophagus of Seti I

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Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure: The Sarcophagus of Seti I

John H. Taylor

History; African history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology

Paperback

The first ever book about Sir John Soane's greatest treasure - one of the most important Egyptian antiquities anywhere in... [more]

$29.95

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The Etruscans

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The Etruscans

Lucy Shipley

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

This is a new history of the Etruscans, a powerful and influential civilization in ancient Italy who are often thought of... [more]

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In Search of the Phoenicians

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In Search of the Phoenicians

Josephine Quinn

History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Hardback

Who were the ancient Phoenicians, and did they actually exist? The Phoenicians traveled the Mediterranean long before the... [more]

$68.00

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Archaeology: The Whole Story

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Archaeology: The Whole Story

Paul Bahn, Brian Fagan

History; Archaeology

Paperback

Global in perspective and covering over four million years of history, this accessible volume provides a chronological account... [more]

$50.00

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The Origins of the Irish

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The Origins of the Irish

J. P. Mallory

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Suitable for anyone interested in Ireland and the Irish, this book brings together the evidence of archaeology, culture, tradition,... [more]

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The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World

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The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World

Barry Stone

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Prehistoric archaeology; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

The most incredible places to relive humankind's deep past. [more]

$22.99

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123 Places in Turkey: A Private Grand Tour

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123 Places in Turkey: A Private Grand Tour

Russell Francis

Architecture; Archaeology by period & region; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

An entertaining selection of the most rewarding places to visit in one of the most historically significant countries in the... [more]

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Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome

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Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome...

Duane W. Roller

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Cartography, map-making & projections

Paperback

The last dedicated book on ancient geography was published more than sixty years ago. [more]

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Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans

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Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans

Jennifer Y. Chi, Rachel Herschmann, Kenneth Lapatin

History of art: ancient & classical art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Hardback

How do archaeologists and artists reimagine what life was like during the Greek Bronze Age? How do contemporary conditions... [more]

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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

James C. Scott

History; Prehistoric archaeology; Evolution

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An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict... [more]

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On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500

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On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500...

Barry Cunliffe

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Maritime history; Archaeology by period & region; Prehistoric archaeology

Hardback

The story of the contest between humans and the sea, played out in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early prehistory... [more]

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Giza and the Pyramids

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Giza and the Pyramids

Zahi A. Hawass, Mark Lehner

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

For more than 4,000 years the pyramids of Giza have stood like giant question marks that have intrigued and endlessly fascinated... [more]

$150.00

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Warfare in Neolithic Europe: An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis

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Warfare in Neolithic Europe: An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis...

Julian Maxwell Heath

History; Prehistoric archaeology; Anthropology

Hardback

This book looks at both famous and lesser-known evidence for European Neolithic Warfare [more]

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War and Trade with the Pharaohs: An Archaeological Study of Ancient Egypt's Foreign Relations

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War and Trade with the Pharaohs: An Archaeological Study of Ancient Egypt's...

Garry J. Shaw

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

Over-turns the common myth that Egypt dominated the world as a superior and unique nation. An informative, academic, personal... [more]

$47.95

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Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

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Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

John Man

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

Following decades of research and a series of groundbreaking archeological discoveries. In this book, the author travels to... [more]

$34.99

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Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (Terra Australis 46)

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Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua...

Jack Golson, Tim Denham, Philip Hughes, Pamela Swadling, John Muke

History; Archaeology

Paperback

Kuk is a settlement at c. 1600 m altitude in the upper Wahgi Valley of the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea,... [more]

$75.00

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