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  • Rome by Amanda Claridge
    Rome (English, Paperback)

    The ultimate guide to all the important archaeological sites in the city of Rome from the period 800 BC to AD 600, with over 200 site maps, plans, and photographs

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  • Flint Knapping by Robert Turner
    Flint Knapping (English, Paperback)

    Flint knapping, which is the shaping of flint or other fracturing stone to manufacture tools, was one of the primary skills used for survival by our prehistoric ancestors.

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  • Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton
    Pagan Britain (English, Paperback)

    Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic inscriptions, is both enthralling and perplexing to a resident of the twenty-first century. In this ambitious and thoroughly up-to-date book, Ronald Hutton reveals the long development, rapid suppression, and enduring cultural significance of paganism, from the Paleolithic...

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  • Ship 17: a baris from Thonis-Heracleion by Alexander Belov
    Ship 17: a baris from Thonis-Heracleion (English, Hardback)

    A study of the construction, structure and identification of Ship 17, a Late Period baris-vessel discovered during underwater excavations at Thonis-Heracleion, a sunken city in Aboukir Bay. Ship 17 is placed within the traditions of naval architecture both in Egypt and the wider Mediterranean.

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  • Culloden by Tony Pollard
    Culloden (English, Paperback)

    In battle at Culloden Moor on 16 April 1746 the Jacobite cause was dealt a mortal blow. The power of the Highland clans was broken. And the image of sword-wielding Highlanders charging into a hail of lead delivered by the red-coated battalions of the Hanoverian army has passed into legend. The battle was decisive - it was a turning point in British history. And yet our perception of this critical...

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  • Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape by Mary-Ann Ochota
    Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape (English, Paperback)

    Hidden Histories will help you decipher the story of our landscape through the features you can see around you.

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  • London in Fragments by Ted Sandling
    London in Fragments (English, Paperback)

    Objects found on the banks of the Thames tell the stories of Londoners through the centuries.

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  • Lost City of the Incas by Hiram Bingham
    Lost City of the Incas (English, Paperback)

    First published in the 1950s, this is a classic account of the discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu.

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  • The Smart Neanderthal by Clive Finlayson
    The Smart Neanderthal (English, Hardback)

    Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal cave art, are challenging our preconceptions of the cognitive gap between Neanderthals and modern humans. Clive Finlayson draws on new evidence to overturn the old image of the Neanderthal, and our relationship with them.

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  • Megalith by John Martineau
    Megalith (English, Hardback)

    With eight authors, and packed with detailed information and exquisite rare illustrations, Megalith is a timeless and valuable sourcebook for anyone interested in prehistory.

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  • Dinosaurs by Darren Naish
    Dinosaurs (English, Paperback)

    A fully-revised state-of-the-art guide to dinosaur biology, revealing the latest findings about their anatomy, behaviour, evolution, diversity and lifestyle.

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  • A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany by Aubrey Burl
    A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany (English, Paperback)

    This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany. This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries....

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  • Operation Diver by Colin Dobinson
    Operation Diver (English, Hardback)

    Operation Diver was the codename for Anti-Aircraft Command's attempt to defeat the V1 flying-bomb, the first of Nazi Germany's "retribution" weapons, whose attacks dominated the home front in the final year of World War II. Beginning in the week of D-Day, the flying bomb battle lasted for nine months, as the men and women of AA Command became a massed, mobile army, shifting a vast carpet of guns...

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  • Against the Grain by James C. Scott
    Against the Grain (English, Paperback)

    An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available that contradicts the standard narrative for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations

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  • Ancestral Journeys by Jean Manco
    Ancestral Journeys (English, Paperback)

    Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? This book brings together the evidence and combines it with archaeology and linguistics to produce a new history of Europe.

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  • The Living Goddesses by Marija Gimbutas
    The Living Goddesses (English, Paperback)

    Marija Gimbutas wrote and taught with rare clarity in her original - and originally shocking - interpretation of prehistoric European civilization. This text contains the distillation of her studies, combined with new disco veries, insights, and analysis.

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  • Sisters Of Sinai by Janet Soskice
    Sisters Of Sinai (English, Paperback)

    Sisters of Sinai is the story of how Scottish twin sisters made one of the most important manuscript finds of the nineteenth century - an early copy of the gospels which lay hidden in the Sinai desert.

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  • Wonderful Things by Jason Thompson
    Wonderful Things (English, Hardback)

    The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later. This, the first of a three-volume survey of the history of Egyptology, follows the fascination with ancient Egypt from antiquity until 1881, tracing the recovery of ancient Egypt and its impact on the human imagination in a saga filled with intriguing mysteries, great discoveries, and scholarly creativity.

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  • Archaeoastronomy by Giulio Magli
    Archaeoastronomy (English, Paperback)

    This book provides the first complete, easy to read, up-to-date account of the fascinating discipline of archaeoastronomy, in which the relationship between ancient constructions and the sky is studied in order to gain a better understanding of the ideas of the architects of the past and of their religious and symbolic worlds.

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  • Homer: A Very Short Introduction by Barbara Graziosi
    Homer: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

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