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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A History of England in 100 Places by Philip Wilkinson
    A History of England in 100 Places (English, Hardback) Philip Wilkinson

    100 places, buildings and historical sites that tell the remarkable story of England and its impact on the world.

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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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  • 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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  • The Golden Rhinoceros by Francois-Xavier Fauvelle
    The Golden Rhinoceros (English, Hardback) Francois-Xavier Fauvelle

    A leading historian reconstructs the forgotten history of medieval Africa...

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

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

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  • Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition by M. C. Bishop
    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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  • Legacies of the First World War by Wayne Cocroft
    Legacies of the First World War (English, Hardback) Wayne Cocroft

    The First World War has been described as the first total war, a conflict in which a country's entire people and resources were harnessed in pursuit of final victory. This book sets out to uncover and study the physical remains left across England after World War I. Contributors examine archaeological and architectural remains found at practice trench lines, munitions works, government factories,...

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  • New Studies in Archaeology: The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph A. Tainter
    New Studies in Archaeology: The Collapse of Complex Societies (English, Paperback) Joseph A. Tainter

    Any explanation of political collapse carries lessons not just for the study of ancient societies, but for the members of all complex societies in both the present and future. Dr Tainter describes nearly two dozen cases of collapse and reviews more than 2000 years of explanations. He then develops a new and far-reaching theory.

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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, 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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  • Londinium: A Biography by Richard Hingley
    Londinium: A Biography (English, Paperback) Richard Hingley, Christina Unwin

    This major new work on Roman London brings together the many new discoveries of the last generation and provides a detailed overview of the city from before its foundation in the first century to the fifth century AD. Richard Hingley explores the archaeological and historical evidence for London under the Romans, assessing the city in the context of its province and the wider empire. He explores...

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  • In Search of Isaiah Berlin by Henry Hardy
    In Search of Isaiah Berlin (English, Hardback) Henry Hardy

    Isaiah Berlin was one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century ? and a man who set ideas on fire. His defence of individual liberty and cultural variety was passionate and persuasive, and inspired a generation. His ideas ? especially his reasoned rejection of political despotism and all forms of excessive certainty ? have become even more prescient and vital today....

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  • St Kilda by Angela Gannon
    St Kilda (English, Paperback) Angela Gannon, George Geddes

    A detailed yet accessible account of Britain's most remote island. This new book explodes the myth of St Kilda as a 'lost world', demonstrating how, for 3,000 years, it has been connected to and influenced by communities across the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland.

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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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  • The Celtic Myths by Miranda Aldhouse-Green
    The Celtic Myths (English, Hardback) Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    As well as vividly exploring the tales, the author brings her expertise in the archaeology of the Iron Age and particularly shamanism to bear on the mythical worlds she describes, with evidence as diverse as the Gundestrup Cauldron and the famous bog bodies. She also asks how the myths survived the Christianization of Europe.

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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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