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  • Megalith by John Martineau
    Megalith (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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  • Archaeogaming by Andrew Reinhard
    Archaeogaming (English, Paperback) Andrew Reinhard

    Video games exemplify contemporary material objects, resources, and spaces that people use to define their culture. Video games also serve as archaeological sites in the traditional sense as a place, in which evidence of past activity is preserved and has been, or may be, investigated using the discipline of archaeology, and which represents a part of the archaeological record. This book serves as...

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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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  • Culloden by Tony Pollard
    Culloden (English, Paperback) Tony Pollard

    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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  • The Making of the Middle Sea by Cyprian Broodbank
    The Making of the Middle Sea (Paperback) Cyprian Broodbank

    The Mediterranean has been for millennia one of the global cockpits of human endeavour. This book provides interpretive synthesis for a generation on the rise of the Mediterranean world from its beginning, before the emergence of our own species, up to the threshold of Classical times.

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  • The Neanderthals Rediscovered by Dimitra Papagianni
    The Neanderthals Rediscovered (English, Paperback) Dimitra Papagianni

    For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. This book takes a look at the whole story of the Neanderthals.

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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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  • Heritage by Rodney Harrison
    Heritage (English, Paperback) Rodney Harrison

    Historic sites, memorials, national parks, museums?we live in an age in which heritage is ever-present. But what does it mean to live amongst the spectral traces of the past, the heterogeneous piling up of historic materials in the present? How did heritage grow from the concern of a handful of enthusiasts and specialists in one part of the world to something which is considered to be universally...

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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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  • Origins of the Sphinx by Robert M. Schoch
    Origins of the Sphinx (English, Paperback) Robert M. Schoch, Robert Bauval

    New research and evidence that the Sphinx is thousands of years older than previously thought

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  • The Times of their Lives by Alasdair Whittle
    The Times of their Lives (English, Hardback) Alasdair Whittle

    A new history of Neolithic Europe, with major implications for the whole of archaeology, using Bayesian statistical analysis to bring dating down from the long-term to the span of lifetimes. Following on from the revolutionary and award-winning Gathering Time, this is the career culmination work by one of the world's leading prehistorians.

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  • New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3: Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain by Alexander Smith
    New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3: Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain (English, Paperback) Alexander Smith, Martyn Allen

    This volume focuses upon the people of rural Roman Britain - how they looked, lived, interacted with the material and spiritual worlds surrounding them, and also how they died, and what their physical remains can tell us.

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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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  • A Little History of Archaeology by Brian Fagan
    A Little History of Archaeology (English, Hardback) Brian Fagan

    The thrilling history of archaeological adventure, with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe

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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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  • The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph A. Tainter
    The Collapse of Complex Societies (English, Paperback) Joseph A. Tainter

    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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  • The Parthenon by Mary Beard
    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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  • Edmund by Francis Young
    Edmund (English, Hardback) Francis Young

    What buried secret lies beneath the stones of one of England's greatest former churches and shrines?

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  • Art and History of Egypt by Bonechi
    Art and History of Egypt (Paperback) Bonechi

    Discover Egypt's rich history, monument and artwork with this beautiful volume. Its detailed texts and superb historical and artistic illustrations and maps provide an overview of the fascinating masterpieces of the country.

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  • Tutankhamun by Zahi Hawass
    Tutankhamun (English, Hardback) Zahi Hawass, Sandro Vannini

    The ultimate book on the treasures of Tutankhamun, with breathtaking photographs of the most significant objects.

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