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INSULARITY AND IDENTITY IN THE ROMAN MEDITERRANEAN

por KOUREMENOS, ANNA

2017 OXBOW BOOKS

INSULARITY AND IDENTITY IN THE ROMAN MEDITERRANEAN

Insularity - the state or condition of being an island - has played a key role in shaping the identities of populations inhabiting islands of the Mediterranean. As entities surrounded ...

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TREASURES FROM THE SEA: SEA SILK AND SHELLFISH PURPLE DYE IN ANTIQUITY.

por ENEGREN, HEDVIG LANDENIUS

2017 OXBOW BOOKS

TREASURES FROM THE SEA: SEA SILK AND SHELLFISH PURPLE DYE IN ANTIQUITY.

This interdisciplinary volume presents a collection of 17 papers which treat the current state of research on two marine resources used in ancient textile manufacture, shellfish purple dye and sea ...

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ROMANS AND BARBARIANS BEYOND THE FRONTIERS "ARCHAEOLOGY, IDEOLOGY AND IDENTITIES IN THE NORTH"

This first thematic volume of the new series TRAC Themes in Roman Archaeology brings renowned international experts to discuss different aspects of interactions between Romans and 'barbarians in the north-western ...

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DEATH AS A PROCESS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ROMAN FUNERAL

The study of funerary practice has become one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of Roman archaeology in recent decades. This volume draws on large-scale fieldwork from across ...

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A GEOGRAPHY OF OFFERINGS: DEPOSITS OF VALUABLES IN THE LANDSCAPES OF ANCIENT EUROPE

More than quarter of a century ago Richard Bradley published The Passage of Arms. It was conceived as An Archaeological Analysis of Prehistoric Hoards and Votive Deposits, but, as the ...

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EMBATTLED TERRITORY " THE CIRCULATION OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE SPANISH NETHERLANDS"

The classical view of science in the Spanish Netherlands harbors implicit assumptions, which need to be reconsidered in the light of contemporary historiography. Approaching the history of science from the ...

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BURIAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN FIRST MILLENNIUM BC ITALY "APPROACHING SOCIAL AGENTS"

In the first millennium BC, communities in Italy underwent crucial transformations which scholars have often subsumed under the heading of 'state formation, namely increased social stratification, the centralisation of political ...

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PREHISTORY WITHOUT BORDERS: THE PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TYNE-FORTH REGION

Modern borders of all kinds, political, geographical and social, effect the kinds of prehistoric narratives archaeologists can write. Borders that dominate today did not exist in prehistory. This volume works ...

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CELTIC FROM THE WEST 3.. "ATLANTIC EUROPE IN THE METAL AGES - QUESTIONS OF SHARED LANGUAGE"

The Celtic languages and groups called Keltoi (i.e. 'Celts) emerge into our written records at the pre-Roman Iron Age. The impetus for this book is to explore from the perspectives ...

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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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