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

    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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  • Druids: A Very Short Introduction by Barry Cunliffe
    Druids: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    The Druids have been known and discussed for over 2,000 years; few figures flit so elusively through history. Enigmatic and puzzling, the lack of knowledge about them has resulted in a wide spectrum of interpretations. Barry Cunliffe examines their origins, the evidence for their beliefs and practices, and how we interpret them today.

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  • The World of Dinosaurs by Dr Mark Norell
    The World of Dinosaurs (English, Hardback)

    In The World of Dinosaurs, paleontologist Dr Mark Norell takes a detailed look at everything we know about these wondrous creatures, drawing on the very latest research in the field.

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  • EAA 165: Conquering the Claylands by Mark Hinman
    EAA 165: Conquering the Claylands (Paperback)

    Love's Farm lies on the claylands in western Cambridgeshire. Fieldwork conducted over 60ha by CAMARC (now Oxford Archaeology East), followed geophysical survey, fieldwalking and evaluation. This extensive project permitted archaeological examination of a later prehistoric and Roman agricultural landscape on an unprecedented scale in the county.

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  • The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction by Amanda H. Podany
    The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    This book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE. The earth-shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental inventions as the wheel and the plow and intellectual feats such as the inventions of astronomy, law, and diplomacy.

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  • Stonehenge and Avebury 1:10000 Map
    Stonehenge and Avebury 1:10000 Map (English, Sheet map)

    The Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site is internationally important for its outstanding prehistoric monuments. Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone circle in the world, while Avebury is the largest. Around them lie numerous other monuments and sites, which demonstrate over 2,000 years of continuous use.

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  • The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers by Vicki Cummings
    The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers (English, Paperback)

    This book provides a comprehensive review of hunter-gatherer studies, undertaking detailed regional and thematic case-studies that span the archaeology, history, and anthropology of hunter gatherers, concluding with an in-depth review of the main opportunities, research questions, and moral obligations that lie ahead.

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  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory by Ina Berg
    The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory (English, Paperback)

    "Presents and analyses the development of the Cycladic and Aegean island communities from their earliest settlement in the Mesolithic through to the end of the Mycenaean period. By doing so, it traces the major environmental, cultural and religious transformations that these islands experienced. Fully up-to-date, this book incorporates into its narrative recent publications of old excavations as...

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  • The Earlier Iron Age in Britain and the Near Continent by Colin Haselgrove
    The Earlier Iron Age in Britain and the Near Continent (English, Paperback)

    The Earlier Iron Age (c. 800-400 BC) has often eluded attention in British Iron Age studies. Traditionally, we have been enticed by the wealth of material from the later part of the millennium and by developments in southern England in particular, culminating in the arrival of the Romans.

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  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language by David W. Anthony
    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language (English, Paperback)

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? This title reveals how their domestication of horses and use of the wheel spread language.

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  • By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean by Barry Cunliffe
    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Britain's Oldest Art by Paul Bahn
    Britain's Oldest Art (English, Paperback)

    This is the story of the discovery, in 2003, of Britain's first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags. It includes a definitive list, photographs, drawings and description of the motifs and sets the discovery in its archaeological and geological context.

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