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

    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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  • Through the Lens of Anthropology by Robert Muckle
    Through the Lens of Anthropology (English, Paperback) Robert Muckle, Laura Tubelle de Gonz lez

    Through the Lens of Anthropology is a concise introduction to anthropology that uses the twin themes of food and sustainability to illustrate the connected nature of the discipline's many subfields.

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  • The Fall of Rome by Bryan Ward-Perkins
    The Fall of Rome (English, Paperback) Bryan Ward-Perkins

    The dominant view is that the 'fall of Rome' was a largely peaceful transition to Germanic rule, and the start of a positive cultural transformation. Encouraging the readers to think again by reclaiming the drama and violence of Rome's fall, this book examines how and why successive generations have understood this period differently.

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  • Rome by Amanda Claridge
    Rome (English, Paperback) Amanda Claridge

    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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  • Megalith by John Martineau
    Megalith (English, Hardback) Hugh Newman, Howard Crowhurst

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

    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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  • Making by Tim Ingold
    Making (English, Paperback) Tim Ingold

    Takes a fresh approach to the study of four related disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. This title argues that these four disciplines are concerned with exploring, interpreting and describing the worlds we inhabit and the ways we perceive them.

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  • Stone Circles by Hugh Newman
    Stone Circles (Paperback) Hugh Newman

    The world's finest pocket guide to Stone Circles.

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

    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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  • Case Studies in Early Societies: Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West by Pam J. Crabtree
    Case Studies in Early Societies: Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West (English, Paperback) Pam J. Crabtree

    This book focuses on what archaeology can tell us about the development of towns in early medieval Britain. Beginning with the decline of many Roman towns in the fourth and fifth centuries, the books examines the conditions that led to the development of new Anglo-Saxon towns between the seventh and eleventh centuries CE.

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  • Dinosaurs by Darren Naish
    Dinosaurs (English, Paperback) Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

    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) Aubrey Burl

    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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  • Grettir's Saga by Jesse L. Byock
    Grettir's Saga (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Among the most famous and widely read of Iceland's sagas, this new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story.

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  • Exploring Celtic Origins by Barry Cunliffe
    Exploring Celtic Origins (English, Hardback) Barry Cunliffe

    This important collection seeks ways forward at the moment in history when the genome-wide sequencing of ancient DNA has suddenly changed everything in the study of later European prehistory.

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  • From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire by Bruce Eagles
    From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire (English, Paperback) Bruce Eagles

    Presents a comprehensive examination of the development of territorial organisation within the Wessex region from the breakdown of Roman boundaries to the emergence of historic counties, combining archaeology, historical, linguistic, place-name and toponymical evidence

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  • The First Signs by Genevieve Von Petzinger
    The First Signs (English, Paperback) Genevieve Von Petzinger

    The first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world.

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  • Angkor and the Khmer Civilization by Michael D. Coe
    Angkor and the Khmer Civilization (English, Hardback) Michael D. Coe

    An authoritative survey of Angkor and the Khmer civilization that incorporates revelations from new discoveries that are completely rewriting history.

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  • Imperialism, Power, and Identity by David J. Mattingly
    Imperialism, Power, and Identity (English, Paperback) David J. Mattingly

    Focuses instead on the concept of identity to reveal a Roman society made up of far-flung populations whose experience of empire varied enormously. This title examines the nature of power in Rome and the means by which the Roman state exploited the natural, mercantile, and human resources within its frontiers.

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

    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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  • 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) Mary-Ann Ochota

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

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