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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century...

James P. Delgado

History; Maritime history; Military history; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

From an author who has spent four decades in the quest for lost ships, this lavishly illustrated history of naval warfare... [more]

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The Land of the White Horse: Visions of England

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The Land of the White Horse: Visions of England

David Miles

History; Archaeology by period & region; Advocate - History

Hardback

An exploration of one of England's great ancient monuments: the 360-foot-long chalk White Horse at Uffington. [more]

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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

Hardback

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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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection

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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection...

Agnete W. Lassen, Eckart Frahm, Klaus Wagensonner

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology

Paperback

A stunning guide to the treasures housed within the Yale Babylonian Collection, presenting new perspectives on the society... [more]

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Bernard Wood (University Professor of Human Origins, George Washington University)

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past;... [more]

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Viking London

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Viking London

Thomas Williams

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

Paperback

Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British... [more]

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; History of science; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

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The House of Augustus: A Historical Detective Story

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The House of Augustus: A Historical Detective Story

T. P. Wiseman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Hardback

A radical reexamination of the textual and archaeological evidence about Augustus and the Palatine Caesar Augustus (63... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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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

Paperback

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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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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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

Paperback

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

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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe

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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

Paperback

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

$43.99

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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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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]

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The Great Book of Ancient Egypt New Edition: In the Realm of the Pharaohs

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The Great Book of Ancient Egypt New Edition: In the Realm of the Pharaohs...

Zahi Hawass

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

Brimming with close-up photographs of the statuary, stelae, sarcophagi, wall paintings, reliefs, artefacts, and, of course,... [more]

$79.99

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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

**SHORTLISTED 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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Roots of Nationhood: The Archaeology and History of Scotland

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Roots of Nationhood: The Archaeology and History of Scotland

Louisa Campbell, Dene Wright, Nicola A. Hall

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Archaeological theory

Paperback

12 papers from specialists covering a wide array of time periods and subject areas, this volume explores the links between... [more]

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From Caesar to Augustus (c. 49 BC-AD 14): Using Coins as Sources

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From Caesar to Augustus (c. 49 BC-AD 14): Using Coins as Sources

Clare Rowan (University of Warwick)

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

Paperback

Aimed at undergraduate students studying the history of the late Roman Republic and the Principate of Augustus. With almost... [more]

$32.95

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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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