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              Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology: v. 2
               

              Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology: v. 2 (Paperback)

              Volume editor Jones, Glynis

              Volume 2 of a periodical devoted to the study of human palaeoecology, this text discusses such topics as: stress as an aspect of environmental studies: wheat grain identification - why bother?; and how animal hair in medieval ship caulking throws light on livestock types.

              ISBN 9781900188616
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxbow Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Cille Pheadair: A Norse Farmstead and Pictish Burial Cairn in South Uist
               

              Cille Pheadair: A Norse Farmstead and Pictish Burial Cairn in South Uist (Hardback)

              By Parker Pearson, Mike; Brennand, Mark; Mulville, Jacqui; Smith, Helen

              Cille Pheadair is one of more than 20 Viking Age and Late Norse settlements discovered on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides (Western Isles), off the west coast of Scotland.

              ISBN 9781785708510
              Released NZ 31 May 2018
              Publisher Oxbow Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Sheffield Environmental & Archaeological Research Campaign in the Hebrides
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              Silk: Trade and Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity
               

              Silk: Trade and Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity (Hardback)

              Edited by Hildebrandt, Berit

              Collected papers presenting latest multi-disciplinary approaches to the manufacture, trade in and status of silk and other textiles betwwen Rome and China along the Silk Roads

              ISBN 9781785702792
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2017
              Publisher Oxbow Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Ancient Textiles Series
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              Communities in Transition: The Circum-Aegean Area in the 5th and 4th Millennia BC
               

              Communities in Transition: The Circum-Aegean Area in the 5th and 4th Millennia BC (Hardback)

              Edited by Dietz, Soren; Mavridis, Fanis; Tankosic, Zarko; Takaoglu, Turan

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              This volume presents a tour de force examination of many multifaceted aspects of the social, cultural, technological, economic and ideological transformations that mark the transition from Neolithic to Early Bronze Age societies in the lands around the Aegean during the 5th and 4...th millennium BC.
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              ISBN 9781785707209
              Released NZ 23 Jan 2018
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              From the Foundations to the Legacy of Minoan Archaeology: Studies in Honour of Professor Keith Branigan
               

              From the Foundations to the Legacy of Minoan Archaeology: Studies in Honour of Professor Keith Branigan (Paperback)

              Edited by Relaki, Maria; Papadatos, Yiannis

              Sixteen leading scholars in Minoan archaeology discuss how our understanding of Minoan society and settlement patterns has developed through the examination of many aspects of material culture, mortuary practices, field survey and osteoarchaeological analysis.

              ISBN 9781785709265
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2018
              Publisher Oxbow Books
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
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              The Wealth of England: The medieval wool trade and its political importance 1100-1600
               

              The Wealth of England: The medieval wool trade and its political importance 1100-1600 (Hardback)

              By Rose, Susan

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              Susan Rose presents a fascinating new exposition on the role of the wool trade in the economy and political history of medieval England. She shows how this simple product created wealth and status among men of hugely varying backgrounds, transformed market towns both economically... and in architectural terms and contributed to fundamental social and
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              ISBN 9781785707360
              Released NZ 21 Feb 2018
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              Material Approaches to Roman Magic: Occult Objects and Supernatural Substances
               

              Material Approaches to Roman Magic: Occult Objects and Supernatural Substances (Hardback)

              Edited by Parker, Adam; McKie, Stuart

              The magical practices of the Roman world are explored in this second volume in the new TRAC Themes in Roman Archaeology series. Contributors from the worlds of museums, small finds studies, commercial archaeology and academia focus o the materiality of magical ritual and practice... in the western provinces of the Early Roman Empire.
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              ISBN 9781785708817
              Released NZ 30 Mar 2018
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              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series TRAC Themes in Archaeology
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              Trends in Biological Anthropology 2
               

              Trends in Biological Anthropology 2 (Paperback)

              Edited by Holst, Malin; Alexander, Michelle

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              Combined papers from two conferences of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology held in 2014 and 2015. Papers look at many aspects of the archaeological application of the study of human bone, DNA and related areas including comparative faunal evi...dence.
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              ISBN 9781785706202
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2018
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              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Trends in Biological Anthropology
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              Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket
               

              Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket (Hardback)

              By Marino Malone, Carolyn

              Reconstructs twelfth-century sculptural and architectural finds during the restoration of the Perpendicular Great Cloister of Christ Church, Canterbury, as architectural screens constructed around 1173.

              ISBN 9781789252309
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2019
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              Inhabiting the Promised Land: Exploring the Complex Relationship between Archaeology and Ancient Israel as Depicted in the Bible
               

              Inhabiting the Promised Land: Exploring the Complex Relationship between Archaeology and Ancient Israel as Depicted in the Bible (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Steiner, Margreet L.

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              A lively introduction to the ways in which archaeology can elucidate the lives and beliefs of ancient peoples that inhabited the land in which the Bible was written.

              ISBN 9781789253306
              Released NZ 31 Aug 2019
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