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            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art
             

            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art (Hardback)

            By Wragg Sykes, Rebecca

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.19
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            This book shoves aside the cliche of the shivering ragged figure in an ice wasteland to tell the complex and fascinating true story of the Neanderthal.

            ISBN 9781472937490
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Bigger Than History: Why Archaeology Matters

            Bigger Than History: Why Archaeology Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fagan, Brian; Durrani, Nadia

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $26.99
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            A significant new introduction and testimonial to the importance and relevance of archaeology.

            ISBN 9780500295083
            Released NZ 16 Sep 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Availability
            13 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Treasure of the General Grant
               

            Treasure of the General Grant (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wilson, Brian

            • RRP: $30.50
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            On the 4th May 1866 the General Grant, a 179-foot clipper, came to grief on the cliffs of the Auckland Islands of New Zealand. At the time it was travelling from Melbourne to London carrying 83 passengers and reportedly 2,576 ounces of gold? Robbie, a Southland (New Zealand) shee...p farmer suspects that his uncle a famous treasure hunter salvaged this treasure but the secret dies on his uncle's deathbed. He inherits his uncle's estate but is also left with the unanswered question about the General Grant. Robbie's obsession to resolve this mystery takes him down a dangerous path where he brushes with unsavoury characters who have more than a passing interest in the gold. Did his uncle salvage the gold and who really was his uncle? This thriller involves historical events woven into a work of fiction and is of particular interest to those in New Zealand. Australia and England. In the early history of New Zealand and Australia, ships took the dangerous but fastest route to England sailing west to east through the Southern Ocean. Many ships disappeared hitting icebergs, coming to grief around the horn or ending up as wrecks like the General Grant on sub-Antarctic islands. My book covers the laidback, rural, New Zealand lifestyle of a Southland farmer caught up in this mystery. In reading this book one will not only enjoy a gripping thriller but will be left learning what is known about the General Grant and deciding whether the treasure has been salvaged.
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            ISBN 9780473543471
            Released NZ 30 Oct 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            The Runes of Destiny: An epic, romantic timeslip adventure
             

            The Runes of Destiny: An epic, romantic timeslip adventure (Paperback)

            By Courtenay, Christina

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $19.49
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            • Pub Date
              9 Feb 21

            Christina Courtenay brings the fascinating Viking era to life in her stunning new timeslip novel.

            ISBN 9781472268242
            Released NZ 9 Feb 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            71 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings
             

            The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings (Hardback)

            By Price, Neil

            • RRP: $70.00
            • $52.50
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            • Pub Date
              13 Apr 21

            The Viking Age - between 750 and 1050 - saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples. As traders and raiders, explorers and colonists, they reshaped the world between eastern North America and the Asian steppe. For a millennium, though, their history has largely bee...n filtered through the writings of their victims. Based on the latest archaeological and textual evidence, Children of Ash and Elm tells the story of the Vikings on their own terms: their politics, their cosmology, their art and culture. From Bjoern Ironside, who led an expedition to sack Rome, to Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir, the most travelled woman in the world, Price shows us the real Vikings, not the caricatures they have become in popular culture and history.
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            ISBN 9780241283981
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Reprinting
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            Surfacing
             

            Surfacing (Paperback, Main)

            By Jamie, Kathleen

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Longlisted for the Highland Book Prize, 2019 Under the ravishing light of an Alaskan sky, objects are spilling from the thawing tundra linking a Yup'ik village to its hunter-gatherer past. In the shifting sand dunes of a Scottish shoreline, impressively preserved hearths and home...s of Neolithic farmers are uncovered. In a grandmother's disordered mind, memories surface of a long-ago mining accident and a 'mither who was kind'. For this luminous new essay collection, acclaimed author Kathleen Jamie visits archaeological sites and mines her own memories - of her grandparents, of youthful travels - to explore what surfaces and what reconnects us to our past. As always she looks to the natural world for her markers and guides. Most movingly, she considers, as her father dies, and her children leave home, the surfacing of an older, less tethered sense of herself. Surfacing offers a profound sense of time passing and an antidote to all that is instant, ephemeral, unrooted.
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            ISBN 9781908745828
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Origin of Our Species
              

            The Origin of Our Species (Paperback)

            By Stringer, Chris

            • RRP: $32.50
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            Do all humans originate from Africa? How did we spread across the globe? Are we separate from Neanderthals, or do some of us actually have their genes? This title tells the story of where we came from, how we lived, how we got here and who we are.

            ISBN 9780141037202
            Released NZ 16 Jul 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Hadrian's Wall: Archaeological Walking Guides
               

            Hadrian's Wall: Archaeological Walking Guides (Paperback)

            By Jones, Clifford

            • RRP: $55.73
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            Hadrian's Wall

            ISBN 9780752463612
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2012
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology
             

            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology (Hardback)

            Edited by Shaw, Ian; Bloxam, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $746.99
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            The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology offers a comprehensive survey of the entire study of ancient Egypt, from prehistory through to the end of the Roman period. Authoritative yet accessible, and covering a wide range of topics, it is an invaluable resource for scholars, students, an...d general readers alike.
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            ISBN 9780199271870
            Released NZ 11 May 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Handbooks
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            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Great Sites of the Ancient World
             

            Great Sites of the Ancient World (Hardback)

            By Bahn, Paul G.

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $44.00
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            • Pub Date
              4 Dec 20

            From deserts to hidden corners of busy cities, quiet mountain tops to caves submerged deep underground, Great Sites of the Ancient World is a tour of our human past.

            ISBN 9780711259133
            Released NZ 4 Dec 2020
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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