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

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

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  • Britain Begins
    Britain Begins (English, Paperback) Sir Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve of the Norman Conquest - who they were, where they came from, and how they related to one another.

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  • London in Fragments
    London in Fragments (English, Hardback) Edward Sandling

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

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  • By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean
    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean (English, Paperback) Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the peoples of Eurasia, from the birth of farming to the expansion of the Mongols in the thirteenth century. An immense historical panorama set on a huge continental stage, this is also the story of how humans first started building the global system we know today.

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  • Archaeology
    Archaeology (English, Paperback) Lord Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

    Features key questions that archaeologists ask about the past. With an introduction to archaeology, this book includes examples from every part of the world. It offers a coverage of the discovery of Richard III's burial; excavations at the Neolithic Ness of Brodgar in the Orkney Islands; and more.

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  • Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners
    Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners (Hardback) Bill Manley

    Presents a fresh approach to reading ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, this introduction assumes no previous knowledge of grammar or ancient languages, but guides readers through the inscriptions, from simple to more complex, supported by full explanations and translations. It explains the mysteries of hieroglyphs without jargon or technical terms.

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  • On the Ocean
    On the Ocean (English, Hardback) Sir Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the contest between humans and the sea, played out in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early prehistory until AD 1500.

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  • Built on Bones
    Built on Bones (English, Paperback) Brenna Hassett

    Humans and their immediate ancestors were successful hunter-gatherers for hundreds of thousands of years, but in the last fifteen thousand years humans have gone from finding food to farming it, from seasonal camps to sprawling cities, from a few people to hordes. Drawing on her own fieldwork in the Mediterranean, Africa, Asia, and beyond, archeologist Brenna Hassett explores the long history of...

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  • The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt
    The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Ian Shaw

    Describing the emergence and development of the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks and Romans, this title details the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, which gave rise to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature.

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  • Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
    Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

    Features historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age.

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  • Fingerprints Of The Gods
    Fingerprints Of The Gods (Paperback) Graham Hancock

    Fingerprints of the Gods is the revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of readers throughout the world to change their preconceptions about the history behind modern society.

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  • Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape
    Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape (English, Hardback) 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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  • The Parthenon
    The Parthenon (Paperback) Mary Beard

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? This work tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

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  • In Search of the Phoenicians
    In Search of the Phoenicians (English, Hardback) Josephine Quinn

    Who were the ancient Phoenicians, and did they actually exist?...

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  • Lost City of the Incas
    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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  • The Origins of the Irish
    The Origins of the Irish (English, Paperback) J. P. Mallory

    ?This major achievement is the best, most gracefully written new study of earliest Ireland? Mallory bravely ponders: how much of Irish culture was a local invention and how much was influenced by neighbors, especially Britain . . . Essential.??Choice

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  • How Things Shape the Mind
    How Things Shape the Mind (English, Paperback) Lambros Malafouris

    An account of the different ways in which things have become cognitive extensions of the human body, from prehistory to the present....

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  • Pagan Britain
    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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  • Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition
    Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition (English, Paperback) M. C. Bishop, J. C. Coulston

    Rome's rise to empire is often said to have owed much to the efficiency and military skill of her armies and their technological superiority over barbarian enemies.

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  • A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches
    A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches (English, Paperback) Richard Hattatt

    Richard Hattatt's collection of brooches ranges from the Iron Age to the Middle Ages, though most were Roman and Romano-British. Between 1982 and 1989 he wrote four books illustrating all the brooches, and in the fourth book he included a visual catalogue which provides a quick guide to the types and dates.

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