Archaeology

    Monuments of the Eastern Hill

    By Bonna D. Wescoat

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    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.

    The Archaeology of Underwater Caves

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    Pompeii

    By Paul Wilkinson

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    The resonant ruins of Pompeii are perhaps the most direct route back to the living, breathing world of the ancient Romans.

    Mortal Wounds: The Human Skeleton as Evidence for Conflict in the Past

    By Martin Smith

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    Overview of the value of skeletal remains as evidence for past conflicts

    History and Material Culture

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    "Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians have now recognized the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors consider a range of objects--from an eighteenth-century bed curtain to...

    Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and

    By Matthew P. Maher

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    This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

    Bodies of Clay

    By European Association of Archaeologists

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    First comprehensive consideration of the role, function, social context and significance of pots shaped to mimic the human body or parts thereof among prehistoric communities

    Children, Death and Burial: Archaeological Discourses

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    An important new collection of papers by leading experts in funerary archaeology, examining the particular treatment of juvenile burials in the past. In particular focuses on the expression of varying status and identity of children in the funerary archaeological record as a key to understanding the place of children in...

    Foot in the River

    By Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

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    Compared to other animals, the way humans live - our manners, morals, habits, experiences, relationships, technology, values - changes at a bewildering speed. Why is this? Felipe Fernandez-Armesto offers some revolutionary answers to this fundamental question about our species - and speculates on what they mean for our future.

    Viking Britain

    By Tom Williams

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    A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields.

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