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  • Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton
    Pagan Britain (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Culloden by Tony Pollard
    Culloden (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Megalith by John Martineau
    Megalith (English, Hardback)

    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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  • Wonderful Things by Jason Thompson
    Wonderful Things (English, Hardback)

    The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later. This, the first of a three-volume survey of the history of Egyptology, follows the fascination with ancient Egypt from antiquity until 1881, tracing the recovery of ancient Egypt and its impact on the human imagination in a saga filled with intriguing mysteries, great discoveries, and scholarly creativity.

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  • Lost City of the Incas by Hiram Bingham
    Lost City of the Incas (English, Paperback)

    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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  • 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)

    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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  • Homer: A Very Short Introduction by Barbara Graziosi
    Homer: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

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  • Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 by Geoff Egan
    Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (English, Paperback)

    Description and discussion of over two thousand brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories found in archaeological digs in London, and dating from the period 1150-1450.

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

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

    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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  • The Fall of Rome by Bryan Ward-Perkins
    The Fall of Rome (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Exploring Celtic Origins by Barry Cunliffe
    Exploring Celtic Origins (English, Hardback)

    This important collection seeks ways forward at the moment in history when the genome-wide sequencing of ancient DNA has suddenly changed everything in the study of later European prehistory.

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  • From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire by Bruce Eagles
    From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire (English, Paperback)

    Presents a comprehensive examination of the development of territorial organisation within the Wessex region from the breakdown of Roman boundaries to the emergence of historic counties, combining archaeology, historical, linguistic, place-name and toponymical evidence.

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  • Stone Circles by Hugh Newman
    Stone Circles (Paperback)

    The world's finest pocket guide to Stone Circles.

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  • The First Fossil Hunters by Adrienne Mayor
    The First Fossil Hunters (English, Paperback)

    Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. This title shows that many of the giants and monsters of myth did have a basis in fact.

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  • Lost Lives, New Voices by Christopher Gerrard
    Lost Lives, New Voices (English, Paperback)

    Employs the latest scientific techniques to explore the lives - and deaths - of the Scottish soldiers captured at the Battle of Dunbar, 1650.

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

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

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  • Carnac by Howard Crowhurst
    Carnac (English, Paperback) $8.97
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