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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Robert Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

History; Middle Eastern history; History: earliest times to present day; Crusades; Biblical archaeology; History of religion

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The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each... [more]

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Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

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Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

Jodi Magness

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History: specific events & topics; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Jewish studies

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A new account of the famous site and story of the last stand of a group of Jewish rebels who held out against the Roman Empire... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites...

Ken Taylor

Prehistoric archaeology; Mind, Body, Spirit; Popular astronomy & space

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Explore 60 of the world's most extraordinary and mysterious archaeological structures and locations to uncover fascinating... [more]

$37.99

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Alice Gorman

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its head. Alice Gorman's captivating inquiry... [more]

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

Barbara Graziosi

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians,... [more]

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Francis Pryor

Landscape art & architecture; History; British & Irish history; Landscape archaeology; Regional geography

Paperback

Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life... [more]

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Traces of War: The Archaeology of the First World War

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Traces of War: The Archaeology of the First World War

Birger Stichelbaut

History; Landscape archaeology

Paperback

Archaeological remains found at the front are throwing a new light on the Great War. [more]

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne: A Historical Archaeology

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne: A Historical Archaeology

Tim Murray, Kristal Buckley, Ms Sarah Hayes, Geoff Hewitt, Justin McCarthy

History; Archaeology by period & region

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The Commonwealth Block, Melbourne delves into the complex social, cultural and economic history of this forgotten community... [more]

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Damascus: A History

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Damascus: A History

Ross Burns

History; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Archaeology

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Damascus traces the history of this colourful, significant and complex city through is physical development, from the city's... [more]

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Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive

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Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive

Christina Riggs

Photographs: collections; History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

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They are among the most famous and compelling photographs ever made in archaeology: Howard Carter kneeling before the burial... [more]

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The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History

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The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History...

Michael J. Benton

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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An expert palaeontologist reveals how our understanding of the dinosaurs has been transformed by huge strides in technology... [more]

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Greek and Roman Religions

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Greek and Roman Religions

Rebecca I. Denova

History; Archaeology; History of religion; Ancient religions & mythologies

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Offers an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek and Roman religions A volume in the... [more]

$78.95

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

$40.95

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Time Song: Searching for Doggerland

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Time Song: Searching for Doggerland

Julia Blackburn

History; European history; British & Irish history; Historical geography; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

**LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT GOLDEN BEER BOOK PRIZE 2019**Julia Blackburn has always collected things that hold stories... [more]

$55.00

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King Arthur's Wars

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King Arthur's Wars

Jim Storr

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

`King Arthur's Wars' describes one of the biggest archaeological finds of our times; yet there is nothing new to see. There... [more]

$49.99

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Art & Archaeology of the Greek World

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Art & Archaeology of the Greek World

Richard Neer

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Hardback

A new edition of this accessible survey of the Greek world, covering two thousand years of material culture. [more]

$90.00

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Viking Britain: A History

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Viking Britain: A History

Thomas Williams

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings... [more]

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Studies of Homeric Greece

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Studies of Homeric Greece

Jan Bouzek

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology

Paperback

Studies of Homeric Greece is a comprehensive companion to the archaeology and history of Late Mycenaean to Geometric Greece... [more]

$61.00

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human History

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human...

Terry Domico

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Biology, life sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology

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True story of the greatest plant invasion in human history [more]

$63.95

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Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology

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Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology

Eric H. Cline

History; Archaeology

Paperback

In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched... [more]

$35.95

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Londinium: A Biography: Roman London from its Origins to the Fifth Century

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Londinium: A Biography: Roman London from its Origins to the Fifth Century...

Richard Hingley

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

Paperback

This major new work on Roman London brings together the many new discoveries of the last generation and provides a detailed... [more]

$53.99

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Pyramids, Temples & Tombs of Ancient Egypt: An illustrated atlas of the lands of the pharoahs

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Pyramids, Temples & Tombs of Ancient Egypt: An illustrated atlas of the...

Lorna Oakes

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

Paperback

An in-depth guide to the burial sites of an ancient civilization, beautifully illustrated throughout. [more]

$19.95

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The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

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The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

Neil Oliver

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

(Edward Stourton)From much-loved historian Neil Oliver, comes this beautifully written, kaleidoscopic history of a place with... [more]

$55.00

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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

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Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting,... [more]

$24.99

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