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The Great Archaeologists

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The Great Archaeologists

Brian Fagan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Archaeology

Hardback

A gripping account of 200 years of archaeological research, excavation and thought, told through the life stories of 70 of... [more]

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Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain

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Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain

Charlotte Higgins

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

Paperback

What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined,... [more]

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid Australia

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid Australia

Patricia Fanning, Simon Holdaway

History; Landscape archaeology

Paperback

This book provides readers with a unique understanding of the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment... [more]

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Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination

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Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination

Richard Morris

History; British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

A personal and lyrical rediscovery of the history of England through archaeology and the imagination. [more]

$22.99

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Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt

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Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt

Dee L. Clayman (Professor of Classics, Graduate Center, City University of New York)

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Gender studies: women

Paperback

A sophisticated portrait of a formidable, yet relatively unknown, queen in the 200-year power struggle that followed the death... [more]

$37.95

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Britain Begins

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Britain Begins

Sir Barry Cunliffe

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

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The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve... [more]

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Soulful Creatures: Ancient Mummies in Ancient Egypt

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Soulful Creatures: Ancient Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Edward Bleiberg, Yekaterina Barbash, Lisa Bruno

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

In one Ancient Egyptian animal cemetery alone, over five million individual ibis mummies have been discovered - this book... [more]

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The Material World of Ancient Egypt

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The Material World of Ancient Egypt

William H. Peck (University of Michigan, Dearborn)

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

Paperback

This book examines the objects and artifacts, the representations in art, and the examples of documentation that together... [more]

$47.95

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The Complete Illustrated History of World Archaeology: A Remarkable Journey Around the World's Major Ancient Sites from Stonehenge to the Pyramids at Giza and from Tenochtitlan to the Lascaux Cave in France

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The Complete Illustrated History of World Archaeology: A Remarkable Journey...

Paul Bahn

History; Archaeology

Hardback

Helps you learn how the greatest archaeological discoveries were made and the characters who made them, with over 500 images.... [more]

$41.95

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Stonehenge: Exploring the greatest Stone Age mystery

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Stonehenge: Exploring the greatest Stone Age mystery

Mike Parker Pearson

History; Prehistoric archaeology

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$19.99

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The Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World

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The Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning...

Cyprian Broodbank

History; Prehistoric archaeology

Hardback

The Mediterranean has been for millennia one of the global cockpits of human endeavour. This book presents an interpretive... [more]

$70.00

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The Complete Pompeii

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The Complete Pompeii

Joanne Berry

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

The drama of Pompeii's end has been handed down by Roman writers, its paintings and mosaics have astonished visitors since... [more]

$32.99

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Cambridge World Archaeology

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Cambridge World Archaeology

Mike Smith (National Museum of Australia, Canberra)

History; Asian history; Prehistoric archaeology; Arid zones, deserts

Hardback

This is the first book-length study of the archaeology of Australia's deserts, exploring the cultural and environmental history... [more]

$132.95

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Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

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Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Bahn (Freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster in archaeology)

History; Social & cultural history; Archaeology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from... [more]

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The Historical Atlas of the Celtic World

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The Historical Atlas of the Celtic World

John Haywood

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Historical geography; Historical maps & atlases; Archaeology by period & region; Geographical maps (specialist)

Hardback

In a series of 54 full-colour maps covering 3,000 years and spanning the whole of Europe, this book comprehensively charts... [more]

$27.99

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The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt: Beyond Pharaohs

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The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt: Beyond Pharaohs

Douglas J. Brewer (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

Egyptologists, philologists and archaeologists have long worked side by side in Egypt, but they often fail to understand one... [more]

$39.95

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The Mildenhall Treasure

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The Mildenhall Treasure

Richard Hobbs

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

In 1942, while ploughing a field near Mildenhall in Suffolk, eastern England, Gordon Butcher stumbled upon a hoard of 34 silver... [more]

$10.99

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Medieval Castles

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Medieval Castles

O.H. Creighton, Robert Higham

Castles & fortifications; History; Archaeology

Paperback

A great new concise guide to the archaeology and architecture of medieval castles in England and Wales. Creighton and Higham... [more]

$14.99

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Mycenaean Citadels C. 1350-1200 BC

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Mycenaean Citadels C. 1350-1200 BC

Nic Fields

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

From 1600 BC urban civilisation in Greece began to thrive and the power of a number of warlord states began to be felt around... [more]

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Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

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Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

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

Paperback

More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae.... [more]

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31 BC: Antony, Cleopatra and the Fall of Egypt

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31 BC: Antony, Cleopatra and the Fall of Egypt

David Stuttard, Sam Moorhead

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

Paperback

A sequel to the popular AD 410: the Year that Shook Rome , this book reveals the tragic romance between Antony and Cleopatra,... [more]

$21.99

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The Treasures of Angkor

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The Treasures of Angkor

Marilia Albanese

History; Asian history; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Few places in the world are as fascinating as Angkor, the heart of the immense Khmer empire that flourished in Indochina from... [more]

$24.99

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Mycenaean Greece, Mediterranean Commerce, and the Formation of Identity

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Mycenaean Greece, Mediterranean Commerce, and the Formation of Identity...

Bryan E. Burns (Wellesley College, Massachusetts)

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

Paperback

The impact of long-distance exchange on the developing cultures of Bronze Age Greece has been a subject of debate since Schliemann's... [more]

$62.95

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Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners: The Revolutionary New Approach to Reading the Monuments

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Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners: The Revolutionary New Approach...

Bill Manley

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

Presents a fresh approach to reading ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, this introduction assumes no previous knowledge of grammar... [more]

$27.99

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The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

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The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

Eric H. Cline

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean provides a comprehensive overview of our current understanding of the Bronze... [more]

$73.95

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