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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Making of the Middle Sea
    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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  • Neanderthals Rediscovered
    Neanderthals Rediscovered (English, Paperback) Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

    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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  • Mexico
    Mexico (English, Paperback) Michael D. Coe, Rex Koontz

    An introduction to the regions ancient civilizations. It explores how several spectacular new discoveries have thrown more light on the Olmec culture, Mexicos earliest civilization.

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  • The Parthenon
    The Parthenon (English, 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 Sutton Hoo Story
    The Sutton Hoo Story (English, Paperback) Martin Carver

    A definitive account of Sutton Hoo, its discovery, history and famed treasure.

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  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland
    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and death in the Neolithic. It offers a clear and concise introduction to this period but with an emphasis...

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  • The Fall of Rome
    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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  • St Kilda
    St Kilda (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Origins of the Sphinx
    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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  • Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction
    Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Helen Morales

    This book goes beyond a simple retelling of stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical mythology. Examining how the myths are used and understood in both high art and popular culture, it takes the reader from the bedrooms of Pompeii to skyscrapers in New York, and finds classical myths in a variety of unexpected places: from Arabic poetry and Hollywood films to...

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  • The Making of Prehistoric Wiltshire
    The Making of Prehistoric Wiltshire (English, Paperback) David Field, Dave McOmish

    The complete story of the area known for the famous Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill.

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