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By Derek Mack
First hand anecdotal snap shots offer a taste of daily life during the author’s fifteen-year period at the High Down and Woomera rocket test sites. The preparation of eight Black Knight and four Black Arrow rockets up to their liftoff are recounted in detail with relevant diagrams and a few...
By Nick Brooks
Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems.
A new history of Neolithic Europe, with major implications for the whole of archaeology, using Bayesian statistical analysis to bring dating down from the long-term to the span of lifetimes. Following on from the revolutionary and award-winning Gathering Time, this is the career culmination work by one of the world's...
In this 1912 work, James Breasted discusses the significance of the 'Pyramid Texts' to the understanding of Egyptian religious thought. He is particularly interested in the development of a moral sense in the context of the traditional pantheon, and in the influence of the developing Egyptian empire on its religion.
The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace was one of the most important sanctuaries of the Hellenistic age. The monuments on the Eastern Hill, the development of which spans over half a millenium, hold a unique place within the history of ancient Greek architecture.
By Martyn Allen
This second volume considers the rural economy of Roman Britain through the lenses of the principal occupations of agriculture and rural industry.