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THE MATERIALITY OF MAGIC "AN ARTIFACTUAL INVESTIGATION INTO RITUAL PRACTICES AND POPULAR BELIEFS"

The subject of 'magic' has long been considered peripheral and sensationalist, the word itself having become something of an academic taboo. However, beliefs in magic and the rituals that surround ...

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JOURNAL OF ROMAN POTTERY STUDIES Vol.16

por WILLIS, STEVEN

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

JOURNAL OF ROMAN POTTERY STUDIES  Vol.16

The Journal of Roman Pottery Studies continues to present a cross-section of recent research not just from the UK but also Europe. Volume 16 carries papers on a variety of ...

pvp.83.2 €

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ARCADIAN VISIONS "PASTORAL INFLUENCES ON POETRY, PAINTING AND THE DESIGN OF LANDSCAPE"

This book is about Arcadia and the pastoral tradition; what it has meant for successive generations and their vision of the landscape, as well as the implications this has had ...

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DECODING NEOLITHIC ATLANTIC & MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND RITUAL

Presents important new research into socio-religious aspects of Neolithic island archaeology in the Atlantic and Mediterranean regions The papers presented here explore the physicality, and levels of insularity of individual ...

pvp.87.0 €

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THE MEGALITHIC ARCHITECTURES OF EUROPE

por LAPORTE, LUC

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

THE MEGALITHIC ARCHITECTURES OF EUROPE

Considers the individual building and use-histories of monuments and their significance in architectural, social and symbolic terms This volume provides new insight by focusing on the construction and design of ...

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ROMAN MILITARY ARCHITECTURE ON THE FRONTIERS

por COLLINS, ROB

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

ROMAN MILITARY ARCHITECTURE ON THE FRONTIERS

The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological ...

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MATISSE DRAWINGS "CURATED BY ELLSWORTH KELLY FROM THE PIERRE AND TANA MATISSE FOUNDATION COLLECTION"

Although Ellsworth Kelly and Henri Matisse never met in person, their shared dedication to drawing and the art of "seeing" often provokes comparison. Inviting Kelly to play the role of ...

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URBAN SPACE, IDENTITY AND POSTMODERNITY IN 1980S SPAIN "RETHINKING THE MOVIDA"

During the 1980s, the urban youth movement known as la movida transformed the Spanish cultural landscape, particularly in the country's capital, Madrid. After a four-decade long dictatorship, artists and thinkers ...

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TOOLS, TEXTILES & CONTEXT "TEXTILE PRODUCTION IN THE AEGEAN AND EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN B"

Textile production is one of the most important crafts in Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age societies and recent interdisciplinary and collaborative work offers crucial new perspectives into this field. ...

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GLASS OF THE ROMAN WORLD

por BAYLEY, J.

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

GLASS OF THE ROMAN WORLD

Glass of the Roman Empire illustrates the arrival of new cultural systems, mechanisms of trade and an expanded economic base in the early 1st millennium AD which, in combination, allowed ...

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GREEK AND ROMAN TEXTILES AND DRESS "AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ANTHOLOGY"

Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain ...

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TOMBS, BURIALS, AND COMMEMORATION IN CORINTH'S NORTHERN CEMETERY

Rescue excavations were carried out along the terrace north of Ancient Corinth by Henry Robinson, the director of the Corinth Excavations, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens ...

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THE BELL BEAKER TRANSITION IN EUROPE "MOBILITY AND LOCAL EVOLUTION DURING THE 3RD MILLENNIUM BC"

New perspectives on social, technological and physical anthropological aspects of the Bell Beaker transition across Europe Could the circulation of objects or ideas and the mobility of artisans explain the ...

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A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN SIXTEEN SHIPWRECKS

por GORDON, STEWART

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN SIXTEEN SHIPWRECKS

Stories of disasters at sea, whether about Roman triremes, the treasure fleet of the Spanish Main, or great transatlantic ocean liners, fire the imagination as little else can. From the ...

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TREES IN TOWNS AND CITIES "A HISTORY OF BRITISH URBAN ARBORICULTURE"

This is the first book on the history of trees in Britain's towns and cities and the people who have planted and cared for them. It is a highly readable ...

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EVERY TRAVELLER NEEDS A COMPASS "TRAVEL AND COLLECTING IN EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST"

A varied and charming collection of 17 papers that bring something new about the people from many countries and backgrounds who travelled to, from and within Egypt and the Near ...

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DEATH EMBOIDED "ARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO THE TREATMENT OF THE CORPSE"

In April 1485, a marble sarcophagus was found on the outskirts of Rome. It contained the remains of a young Roman woman so well-preserved that she appeared to have only ...

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CERAMICS, CUISINE AND CULTURE "THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND SCIENCE OF KITCHEN POTTERY IN THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANE"

The 23 papers presented here are the product of the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and approaches to the study of kitchen pottery between archaeologists, material scientists, historians and ethnoarchaeologists. They ...

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AMMAIA II "THE EXCAVATION CONTEXTS 1994-2011"

por CRISI, CRISTINA

2015 OXBOW BOOKS

AMMAIA II "THE EXCAVATION CONTEXTS 1994-2011"

This volume is the second in the ARGU series about the Roman deserted town of Ammaia, in Portugal. The first, titled Ammaia I: The Survey: A Romano-Lusitanian townscape revealed, focused ...

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AUTOPSY IN ATHENS "RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH ON ATHENS AND ATTICA"

This is an exciting time to study in Athens. The "rescue" excavations of recent years, conducted during construction of the Metro system and in preparation for the 2004 Olympics Games, ...

pvp.101.4 €

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