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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Culloden
    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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  • An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall
    An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall (English, Sheet map, folded)

    Using Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 data - the ideal scale for walkers - this new map shows with great clarity all the elements of Hadrian's Wall, and distinguishes between those features that are visible and those that have been levelled through time.

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  • The Living Goddesses
    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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  • Teotihuacan
    Teotihuacan (English, Hardback) Matthew Robb

    Founded in the first century BCE near a set of natural springs in an otherwise dry northeastern corner of the Valley of Mexico, the ancient metropolis of Teotihuacan was on a symbolic level a city of elements. With a multiethnic population of perhaps one hundred thousand, at its peak in 400 CE, it was the cultural, political, economic, and religious center of ancient Mesoamerica. A devastating...

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  • Celtic Myths
    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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  • Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt
    Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt (Hardback) Campbell Price $21.57
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