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BONES AND IDENTITY "ZOOARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO RECONSTRUCTING SOCIAL AND CULTURAL LANDSCAPES IN SOUTHWEST ASIA"

Seventeen papers demonstrate how zooarchaeologists engage with questions of identity through culinary references, livestock husbandry practices and land use. Contributions combine hitherto unpublished zooarchaeological data from regions straddling a wide ...

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MOVING ON IN NEOLITHIC STUDIES: UNDERSTANDING MOBILE LIVES

Mobility is a fundamental facet of being human and should be central to archaeology. Yet mobility itself and the role it plays in the production of social life, is rarely ...

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TURNING STONE TO BREAD "A DIACHRONIC STUDY OF MILLSTONE MAKING IN SOUTHERN SPAIN "

Millstone quarries are the sites where hard and abrasive stones were extracted to be fashioned into the querns or millstones to grind flour for bread, the staple food of our ...

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WAYS OF BEING ROMAN: DISCOURSES OF IDENTITY IN THE ROMAN WEST

This book examines the question of identity in the Roman provinces of the western empire. It takes an innovative approach in looking at the wider discourses or ideologies through which ...

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ON THE FASCINATION OF OBJECTS

por BOARDMAN, JOHN

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

ON THE FASCINATION OF OBJECTS

The Shefton Collection in Newcastle upon Tyne contains a fine array of Greek and Etruscan objects and takes its name from its founder Professor Brian Shefton (1919 - 2012). In ...

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ANCIENT FORTIFICATIONS  "A COMPENDIUM OF THEORY AND PRACTICE"

Dedicated to the investigation of fortifications as important and integral elements of ancient built space, the present volume results from the activity of the German based international research network Fokus ...

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ARCHAEOLOGY FOR THE PEOPLE "JOUKOWSKY INSTITUTE PERSPECTIVES"

All of the articles collected in this book combine sophisticated analysis of an exciting archeological problem with prose geared at a non-specialised audience This volume gathers the best of the ...

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FOCUS ON FORTIFICATION

por AA. VV.

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

FOCUS ON FORTIFICATION

With a collection of 57 articles in English, French and German, presenting the most recent research on ancient fortifications, this book is the most substantial publication ever to have issued ...

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THE ROOTS OF ASIAN WEAVING "THE HE HAIYAN COLLECTION OF TEXTILES AND LOOMS FROM SOUTHWEST CHINA"

Extensively illustrated in colour with beautiful full-page photographs of stunning examples of textiles This ground-breaking book documents the weaving traditions and textiles of one of Asia's most ethnically diverse areas, ...

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WILD HARVEST

por HARDY, KAREN

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

WILD HARVEST

Plants are fundamental to life; they are used by all human groups and most animals. They provide raw materials, vitamins and essential nutrients and we could not survive without them. ...

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEOLITHIC HOUSE SOCIETIES IN ORKNEY

por JONES, RICHARD

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEOLITHIC HOUSE SOCIETIES IN ORKNEY

Considering that Orkney is a group of relatively small islands lying off the northeast coast of the Scottish mainland, its wealth of Neolithic archaeology is truly extraordinary. An assortment of ...

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GARDENS AND GARDENERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD "HISTORY, MYTH AND ARCHAEOLOGY"

From the earliest of times people have sought to grow and nurture plants in a garden area. Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World traces the beginning of gardening and ...

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ROMAN CRETE "NEW PERSPECTIVES"

por FRANCIS, JANE E.

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

ROMAN CRETE "NEW PERSPECTIVES"

The last several decades have seen a dramatic increase in interest in the Roman period on the island of Crete. Ongoing and some long-standing excavations and investigations of Roman sites ...

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INCOMPLETE ARCHAEOLOGIES: ASSEMBLING KNOWLEDGE IN THE PAST AND PRESENT

Incomplete Archaeologies takes a familiar archaeological concept - assemblages - and reconsiders such groupings, collections and sets of things from the perspective of the work required to assemble them. The ...

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FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS: CONSERVATION OF A TUDOR MARITIME COLLECTION

The Mary Rose, one of the first great British warships and Henry VIII's flagship, sank in 1545, taking all her contents and most of her crew to the bottom of ...

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CHILDREN, SPACES AND IDENTITY

por SÁNCHEZ ROMERO, MARGARITA

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

CHILDREN, SPACES AND IDENTITY

How do children construct, negotiate and organize space? The study of social space in any human group is fraught with limitations, and to these we must add the further limits ...

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WOVEN THREADS "PATTERNED TEXTILES OF THE AEGEAN BRONZE AGE"

Artistic and archaeological evidence indicates that textiles played essential practical and social roles in Minoan and Mycenaean societies This volume investigates evidence for patterned textiles that were produced by two ...

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A HANDBOOK OF GEOARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES FOR INVESTIGATING LANDSCAPES AND SETTLEMENT SITES

A basic handbook of good practice, with case studies and examples, of the basics of geoarchaeological approaches to past site and landscape interpretation Geoarchaeology is a major branch of archaeological ...

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FLINT DAGGERS IN PREHISTORIC EUROPE

por FRIEMAN, CATHERINE

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

FLINT DAGGERS IN PREHISTORIC EUROPE

Presents details of important flint dagger corpora not previously published together, with superb illustrations The present volume brings together papers that address questions of the regional variability and socio-technical complexity ...

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THE SANCTUARY OF DEMETER AND KORE "THE GREEK LAMPS AND OFFERING TRAYS"

This volume continues the publication of excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore on Acrocorinth. It incorporates two bodies ...

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