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Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose

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Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose

Paul F. O'Rourke, Anne Pasternak

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

The Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, New York, is one of the most important surviving... [more]

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The Lost Submarines of Pearl Harbor

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The Lost Submarines of Pearl Harbor

James P. Delgado, Terry Kerby, Steven Price, Hans K. van Tilburg, Ole Varmer

History; Second World War; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

One of the last remaining and persistent mysteries of the Pearl Harbor attack is that of the Japanese Midget Submarines. It... [more]

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Rome's Economic Revolution

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Rome's Economic Revolution

Philip Kay (Supernumerary Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford)

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

Hardback

Kay examines the economic change in Rome between the Second Punic War and the middle of the first century BC. He focuses on... [more]

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Finding Shakespeare's New Place: An Archaeological Biography

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Finding Shakespeare's New Place: An Archaeological Biography

Kevin Colls, Paul Edmondson, William Mitchell

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Archaeology

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Unique report on the major archaeological dig at Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon home and the implications for the Shakespearian... [more]

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

Peter der Manuelian

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

The Giza Plateau represents perhaps the most famous archaeological site in the world. With the advent of new technologies,... [more]

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Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

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Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Peter Acton

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history

Paperback

Brings together ancient texts and inscriptions, recent scholarly analysis, archaeological finds, and the expertise of modern... [more]

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Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

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Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Franck Goddio, Aurelia Masson-Berghoff

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

Paperback

Beneath the waters of Abukir Bay, lie the submerged remains of the ancient Egyptian cities Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion,... [more]

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Tale of the Axe

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Tale of the Axe

David Miles

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

Hardback

Focusing on the British Isles, the author explores a period of huge societal change - the Neolithic, or 'New Stone Age' -... [more]

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Priam's Gold: Schliemann and the Lost Treasures of Troy

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Priam's Gold: Schliemann and the Lost Treasures of Troy

Caroline Moorehead

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

A perennially interesting story, that always captures the imagination. [more]

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Hoards: Hidden History

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Hoards: Hidden History

Eleanor Ghey

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

Paperback

Exploring the great variety of hoards all the way from Bronze-Age weapon deposits, Greek and Roman coin hoards, impressive... [more]

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Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

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Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

History; Archaeological theory

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Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic... [more]

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The Hellenistic Age

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The Hellenistic Age

Peter Thonemann

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; 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 Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources

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The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources

Peter Thonemann

History; History: earliest times to present day; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Industrial archaeology; Economics

Paperback

An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31... [more]

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Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt

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Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt

Bob Brier (Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University, USA)

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

Hardback

In the half-century between 1831 and 1881 three massive obelisks left Egypt for new lands. Prior to these journeys, the last... [more]

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

William E. Metcalf

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

Paperback

A broadly-illustrated overview of the contemporary state of Greco-Roman numismatic scholarship. [more]

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Home: A Time Traveller's Tales from Britain's Prehistory

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Home: A Time Traveller's Tales from Britain's Prehistory

Francis Pryor

History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Prehistoric archaeology

Paperback

Explores the first nine thousand years of life in Britain, from the retreat of the glaciers to the Romans departure. This... [more]

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Ancestral Journeys

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Ancestral Journeys

Jean Manco

History; European history; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? This book brings together the evidence and combines it with archaeology and... [more]

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Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World

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Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World

Michael Scott

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

Paperback

The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the omphalos - the center or navel - of the... [more]

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The Indus: Lost Civilizations

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The Indus: Lost Civilizations

Andrew Robinson

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

Hardback

'The Indus' is a fascinating look at the vital legacy of the Indus within modern India and an accessible introduction to this... [more]

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A Short History of Ancient Greece

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A Short History of Ancient Greece

P. J. Rhodes

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

Paperback

Classical Greece and its legacy have long inspired a powerful and passionate fascination. In this survey, the author explores... [more]

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The Colossal Statue of Ramesses II: Objects in Focus

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The Colossal Statue of Ramesses II: Objects in Focus

Anna Garnett

History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

Tells the story of the colossal statue of Ramesses II, discussing alongside the draw of colossal Egyptian sculpture, the history... [more]

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Beyond Europe

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Beyond Europe

Sean McGrail

History; Maritime history; Archaeology; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

Written by a leading Professor of maritime archaeology, this is a more detailed and expanded version of his popular 2006 Shire... [more]

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Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

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Blood of the Celts

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Blood of the Celts

Jean Manco

History; Archaeology by period & region; Celtic religion & mythology; Ethnic studies

Hardback

Pulling together evidence from genetics, archaeology, history and linguistics in an accessible and illuminating way, this... [more]

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The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt

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The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt

Gene Kritsky

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; History of science; Insects (entomology)

Hardback

Entomologist Gene Kritsky presents the first full-length discussion of the ways in which bees were a part of life in ancient... [more]

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