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Unforgettable Encounters: Understanding Participation in Italian Community Archaeology

Francesco Ripanti

Whether as excavators and re-enactors, or co-organising research campaigns and outreach activities, the participation of the general public in archaeology has become a well-represented practice, but the impact remains underexplored. Evaluating participation can influence fieldwork practice and enrich the academic discussion on public archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

Archaeologies & Antiquaries: Essays by Dai Morgan Evans

David Morgan Evans et al.

This book collects and republishes 14 key academic works by Dai Morgan Evans FSA (1944–2017). Spanning early medieval studies, the management and conservation of ancient monuments, histories of antiquarianism, and the Welsh church of Llangar, the chapters have been freshly edited and published together for the first time with new illustrations. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ancient Weapons of Oman. Volume 2: Firearms

Vincenzo Clarizia

This book presents a detailed overview of the firearms used in Oman over the last four centuries. Portable firearms, rifles and cannons are all discussed in detail with supporting illustrations. The weapons described in this book are mostly from the National Museum Oman and Bait al Zubair Museum in Muscat. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 51 2022

ed. Steve Karacic

The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the longest continually running academic forum for the presentation of cultural heritage research on the Arabian Peninsula. Subjects include archaeology, epigraphy, history, ethnography, art, architecture, linguistics, and literature from prehistory to the early twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Arqueología de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Sudamérica

Daniel Schávelzon et al.

This study reports on a remarkable discovery and a pioneering example of historical archaeology in Latin America: an unknown settlement was found nestled between rocky cliffs in the Argentinian jungle. Dated to between 1943-6, finds are characterised by exotic European luxuries, German coins and coins from the occupied countries of Western Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Ottoman Tanbûr

Hans de Zeeuw

Tanbûrs are long-necked lute-like instruments played in the art, Sûfî, and folk musical traditions along the Silk Road and beyond. This book provides a detailed study of the history of the tanbûr, its role in Ottoman music, construction and playing technique. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The View from Malakand: Harold Deane’s ‘Note on Udyana and Gandhara’

Llewelyn Morgan et al.

This volume presents a seminal and pioneering account of the antiquities of Swat and Peshawar (Pakistan) by Harold Deane, discovered in the fort at Malakand, Swat; it presents and transcribes the manuscript and provides extended notes identifying and describing the places that Deane discusses in his article. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

The Plague Cemetery of Alghero, Sardinia (1582-1583)

Valentina Giuffra

This study presents a bioarchaeological analysis of the individuals exhumed from the cemetery of Alghero (Sardinia), which is associated with the plague outbreak that ravaged the city in 1582-83. The results shed light on a population which lived during a period of plague, revealing lifestyles, activity patterns and illnesses. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch et al.

It was the dream of the Duke of Buccleuch’s ambitious forebear Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu, to transform his ancestral home in Northamptonshire from a Tudor manor house into a grand seat with the majesty that had so impressed him at Versailles when he was Charles II’s envoy to the court of Louis XIV. READ MORE

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Schinkel ‘in Athens’: Meta-Narratives of 19th-Century City Planning

Dimitris N. Karidis

This book offers a fresh appraisal of Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s urban design legacy and his involvement in the design of modern Athens in the 1830s. It challenges the common perception of Schinkel’s proposed palace atop the Acropolis of Athens (1834) as a utopian scheme, detached from the realities of nineteenth-century Greece. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Life and Works of Robert Wood

Rachel Finnegan et al.

The Life and Works of Robert Wood (1717-1771) commemorates the Irish classicist and traveller on the 250th anniversary of his death and provides the general reader with a source book for the fascinating life and career of a much-neglected figure in the realm of Irish eighteenth-century travels and antiquarianism. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Shipwreck at Gnalić

Irena Radić Rossi et al.

Unlike official history, which takes long and impersonal strides through the past, this book describes individual human destinies that convey the story of the late Renaissance period throughout Europe and the Mediterranean as uncovered at the site of the shipwreck at Gnalić, Croatia. READ MORE

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Excavations at Chester. Medieval and Post-Medieval Development within the Northern and Eastern Suburbs to c. 1900

Leigh Dodd

Bringing together results from archaeological investigations carried out in the suburbs to the north and east of the medieval and later City of Chester, significant stretches of the defensive ditch cut during the Civil War of the 17th century were excavated. The results bring into question the accepted lines of these massive defensive outworks. READ MORE

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Carterhaugh Ba’

Ian Landles et al.

For anyone interested the true origins of the game of rugby in the centuries-old mass ba’ games of the Scottish Borders and the North of England – still alive and kicking to this day – here are tales wonderfully told by historians of the game. Historic images ant texts, alongside contemporary photography, tell a story two centuries in the making. READ MORE

Hardback: £16.95

A Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings at Wilton House

Francis Russell

The collection of pictures at Wilton has been celebrated since the seventeenth century; and its historic arrangement is uniquely well documented in a series of catalogues of which the first, issued in 1731, was the earliest such publication about any private collection in England. This volume is the first publication of the collection. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Ramla: City of Muslim Palestine, 715-1917

ed. Andrew Petersen et al.

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the history, archaeology and architecture of the city of Ramla from the time of its foundation as the capital of Umayyad Palestine around 715 until the end of Ottoman rule in 1917. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Visual Culture, Heritage and Identity: Using Rock Art to Reconnect Past and Present

ed. Andrzej Rozwadowski et al.

This book presents a fresh perspective on rock art by considering how ancient images function in the present. It focuses on how ancient heritage is recognized and reified in the modern world, and how rock art stimulates contemporary processes of cultural identity-making. READ MORE

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Chios dicta est… et in Aegæo sita mari: Historical Archaeology and Heraldry on Chios

Ioanna Koukouni

This book discusses the archaeology and history of the Greek island of Chios during the Byzantine and Genoese periods, focusing on Mount Amani. Harsh, remote, and poor, Mount Amani is nevertheless surprisingly rich in material for the landscape archaeologist and the student of historical topography, yet, until now, unknown in scholarly literature. READ MORE

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Vincenzo La Rosa (1941- 2014): Un archeologo tra Sicilia e Egeo

ed. Lucia Arcifa et al.

This volume re-examines the scientific figure of Vincenzo La Rosa, professor of Aegean Civilisations at the University of Catania, exploring his contributions to our knowledge of the prehistory of Crete, Sicily and the Aegean, and to the application of a long-term perspective linking the ancient and modern worlds. READ MORE

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Pits and Boots: Excavation of Medieval and Post-medieval Backlands under the Bon Accord Centre, Aberdeen

Michael Roy

Excavations in 2007-8, ahead of an extension to the Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen, uncovered backlands that would have formed part of the industrial quarter of the medieval town. The excavation charts the changing nature of the area, from an industrial zone in the medieval period, to horticultural and domestic spaces in post-medieval times. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Europa Postmediaevalis 2020

ed. Gabriela Blažková et al.

'Post-medieval pottery in the spare time' is a collection of papers planned for what would have been the second Europa Postmediaevalis conference. The focus is on the Early Modern period (15th to 18th centuries) and the growing use of new ceramic forms for leisure activities (smoking, drinking coffee or alcohol, garden strolls or games). READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

James Mellaart: The Journey to Çatalhöyük

Alan C. Mellaart

This book explores the life of archaeologist James Mellaart (universally known as Jimmy), whose discovery and excavation of the huge Neolithic mound site of Çatalhöyük both revolutionised the way we think about the prehistory of Turkey and became the centre of great controversy. READ MORE

Going Underground: The Meanings of Death and Burial for Minority Groups in Israel

Talia Shay

This volume is about the attitudes towards death and burial in contemporary society. It provides information on the attitudes of several minority groups living in Israel today, including four communities of Russian Jews, an ultra-religious Jewish community and a Palestinian-Christian community. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Searching for the 17th Century on Nevis: The Survey and Excavation of Two Early Plantation Sites

Robert Philpott et al.

'Searching for the 17th Century on Nevis' is the first of a series of monographs dedicated to the archaeological investigation of the landscape, buildings and artefacts of the Eastern Caribbean by the Nevis Heritage Project. This volume presents the results of documentary research and excavation on two sugar plantation sites on the island of Nevis. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Heritage in the Making: Dealing with the Legacies of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

ed. Flaminia Bartolini

The fifth volume of Ex Novo present selected papers from a workshop held at the University of Cambridge in December 2018. Papers contribute much to the debate on the shifting conditions of the reception of dictatorial regimes, and more specifically the fate of fascist material legacies from the aftermath of WWII to the present day. READ MORE

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Vernacular Buildings and Urban Social Practice: Wood and People in Early Modern Swedish Society

Andrine Nilsen

Wooden buildings housed the majority of Swedish urban populations during the early modern era, but many of these buildings have disappeared as the result of fire, demolition, and modernisation. This book reveals the fundamental role played by the wooden house in the formation of urban Sweden and Swedish history. READ MORE

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Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past. Volume 2

Aleksander K. Konopatskii et al.

The second volume of the biography of prominent Soviet archaeologist Aleksei P. Okladnikov (1908-1981) concentrates on his works in 1961–1981, when he was a director at the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences, in Novosibirsk. during this time he continued his active fieldworks in Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia and Mongolia. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.99 | eBook: £16.00

The World of Disney: From Antiquarianism to Archaeology

David W. J. Gill

A biography of Dr John Disney (1779-1857), the benefactor of the first chair in archaeology at a British university. He also donated his major collection of Classical sculptures to the University of Cambridge. The sculptures continue to be displayed in the Fitzwilliam Museum. READ MORE

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The Land of the Anka Bird

Caroline Eden et al.

'The Land of the Anka Bird' is a reflective visual essay exploring the cultural landscape and geography of the vast Turkic-speaking world, from the mercantile cities of Uzbekistan to little-explored pockets of the Baltics and the frozen wastes of Yakutia in eastern Siberia. READ MORE

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Pious Pilgrims, Discerning Travellers, Curious Tourists: Changing Patterns of Travel to the Middle East from Medieval to Modern Times

ed. Paul Starkey et al.

This volume comprises a varied collection of seventeen papers presented at the biennial conference of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) held in York in July 2019, which together will provide the reader with a fascinating introduction to travel in and to the Middle East over more than a thousand years. READ MORE

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Architecture militaire du Deccan

Nicolas Morelle

Using the most recent investigative techniques, such as photogrammetry and 3D modeling, this volume presents a wealth of new data on the military architecture of the Deccan region in central India between the medieval and modern period. READ MORE

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Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece

D. J. Ian Begg

This book relates three years (1921-1924) in the life of Gilbert Bagnani, a young Italian archaeologist in Greece, based on his letters to his mother in Rome, at first as a non-partisan observer of, and later as an active participant in, some of the most tumultuous events in modern Greek history. READ MORE

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A Catalogue of the Sculpture Collection at Wilton House

ed. Peter Stewart et al.

The Wilton House sculptures constituted one of the largest and most celebrated collections of ancient art in Europe, formed around the late 1710s and 1720s by Thomas Herbert, the eccentric 8th Earl of Pembroke. Lavishly illustrated with specially commissioned photographs, this catalogue offers the first comprehensive publication of the collection. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00

Wholesome Dwellings: Housing Need in Oxford and the Municipal Response, 1800-1939

Malcolm Graham

This study by Malcolm Graham, a leading Oxford local historian for many years, provides a fascinating insight into post-war housing needs in Oxford, and how the modern city evolved away from the university buildings and college quadrangles for which the city is internationally renowned. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 50 2020

ed. Daniel Eddisford

The 53rd Seminar for Arabian Studies was hosted by the University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019. In total 65 papers and 23 posters were presented at the three-day event. This proceedings volume presents a selection of papers and posters. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

A Classical Archaeologist’s Life: The Story so Far

John Boardman

Sir John Boardman is one of the foremost experts on ancient Greek art. His autobiography offers a mixture of scholarly reminiscence, reflection on family life, travelogue, and critique of classical scholarship worldwide. Illustrated with pictures of travels, friends and home life, it reflects on his experiences of more than 90 years. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £9.99

Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future

ed. Tim Malim et al.

This book, organised into 14 well-crafted chapters, charts the archaeology, folklore, heritage and landscape development of one of England's most enigmatic monuments, Old Oswestry Hillfort, from the Iron Age, through its inclusion as part of an early medieval boundary between England and Wales, to its role during World War I. READ MORE

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EurASEAA14 Volume II: Material Culture and Heritage

Helen Lewis

This volume comprises papers presented at the EurASEAA14 conference in 2012, updated for publication. It focuses on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and heritage, material culture, environmental archaeology, osteoarchaeology, historic and prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and long-distance contact, trade and exchange. READ MORE

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La guerra del fenicio

Raúl Asensio

In the midst of the crisis, Cádiz's Phoenician past became the axis of a project of economic, political and cultural transformation that aroused both adherence and discontent. The objective was to move from an industrial city to a model of urban development based on tourism. READ MORE

Paperback: £18.00

Arqueología de la Edad Moderna en el País Vasco y su entorno

ed. Idoia Grau Sologestoa et al.

This book aims to provide a summary of the current archaeological framework for investigations of the Modern Age in the Basque Country, and to make proposals for developing these practices in the future. READ MORE

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Wonders Lost and Found: A Celebration of the Archaeological Work of Professor Michael Vickers

ed. Nicholas Sekunda

Twenty-one contributions, written by friends and colleagues, reflect the wide interests of Professor Michael Vickers; from the Aegean Bronze Age to the use made of archaeology by dictators in the modern age. Seven contributions relate to Georgia, where the Professor has worked most recently, and made his home. READ MORE

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Redonner vie à une collection: les terres cuites communes du fort La Tour

Julie Toupin

Research on common earthenware from the early 17th century is scarce. This study seeks to bring back to life the ceramics, inhabitants and site where the objects were used. The collection includes 1602 fragments from 277 common earthenware objects coming from the period of occupation of Fort La Tour (1631-1645) in Portland Point, New Brunswick. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | Open Access

Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years

Boyd Dixon et al.

On June 15, 1944, Afetna Point was called ‘Yellow Beach 2’ by the U.S. Marines and Army infantry braving Japanese resistance to establish a beachhead before capturing As Lito airfield in the following days. After 75 years, this book presents archaeological evidence, archival records, and respected elders’ accounts from WWII. READ MORE

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The Buckley Potteries: Recent Research and Excavation

Nigel Jones

A regional pottery industry flourished in Buckley, Flintshire, from the medieval period to the mid-20th century. This book, based on recent research and excavations, identifies over 30 production sites. It considers the factors that influenced siting and development, how it changed through time and the reasons for its eventual demise. READ MORE

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Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past. Volume I

Aleksander K. Konopatskii et al.

Aleksei P. Okladnikov (1908–1981), a prominent Russian archaeologist, spent more than 50 years studying prehistoric sites in various parts of the Soviet Union – in Siberia, Central Asia and Mongolia. This biography will appeal to archaeologists, historians, and anyone interested in the history of the humanities in the twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

Conflict Landscapes: An Archaeology of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War

Salvatore Garfi

This volume is an archaeological exploration of the conflict landscapes encountered by volunteers of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). This research draws, not only on the techniques of landscape archaeology, but also on the writings of international volunteers in Spain – in particular, George Orwell. READ MORE

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Journeys Erased by Time: The Rediscovered Footprints of Travellers in Egypt and the Near East

ed. Neil Cooke

Early travellers in Egypt and the Near East made great contributions to our historical and geographical knowledge and gave us a better understanding of the different peoples, languages and religions of the region. Travellers in this volume are a mixture of rich and poor, bravely adventuring into the unknown, not knowing if would ever return home. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

La defensa de la ciudad de Valencia 1936-1939

José Peinado Cucarella

This publication presents the defense of the city of Valencia during the years 1936-1939 under two premises; whether Valencia was strategically bombed and which were the targets. The second premise is whether the city was efficiently organized to protect its civilians. READ MORE

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Text and Archaeology

Justin L. Kelley

This book studies the archaeological record of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, surveying past excavations as well as recent research carried out within the church over the past three decades. An archaeological survey provides historical context for the second part of the book—a collection of primary sources pertinent to the history of the church. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Europa Postmediaevalis 2018

ed. Gabriela Blažková et al.

This anthology is a collection of works from the Europa Postmediaevalis conference held in Prague in the spring of 2018. As the name of the conference suggests, the subject of interest is the Early Modern period (15th to 18th century) and the manner in which this relatively young discipline in the field of archaeology is approached in Europe. READ MORE

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Arqueología funeraria y paleopatología de la población religiosa de Jerez en época moderna: una primera aproximación

Gonzalo Castro Moreno

The main objective of this book has been to open a line of research into the religious population of the city of Jerez de la Frontera, in southern Spain, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – the ‘Modern Age’ - which until now has not been thoroughly investigated. READ MORE

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Profane Death in Burial Practices of a Pre-Industrial Society: A study from Silesia

Pawel Duma

This book discusses phenomena characteristic of funeral practices of the pre-industrial society of Silesia (Poland). The author explores specific groups of people and the places they were interred, supplementing the study with analysis of the results of archaeological research, which mainly involved fieldwork carried out at former execution sites. READ MORE

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Human Mobility in Archaeology: Practices, Representations and Meanings

ed. Maja Gori et al.

Papers address mobility to understand patterns of change and continuity in past worlds; reconsider the movement of people, objects, and ideas alongside mobile epistemologies; provide insights into the multifaceted relationship between mobile practices and their shared meanings and how they are represented socially and politically. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Blood, Faith and Iron: A dynasty of Catholic industrialists in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England

Paul Belford

The Ironbridge Gorge is presented as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and so part of a national narrative of heroic Protestant individualism. However this is not the full story. This book asserts that this industrial landscape was, in fact, created by an entrepreneurial Catholic dynasty over 200 years before the Iron Bridge was built. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roots of Nationhood: The Archaeology and History of Scotland

ed. Louisa Campbell et al.

12 papers from specialists covering a wide array of time periods and subject areas, this volume explores the links between identity and nationhood throughout the history of Scotland from the prehistory of northern Britain to the more recent heralding of Scottish identity as a multi-ethnic construction and the possibility of Scottish independence. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green

Dan Garner et al.

This book presents results of excavations at the moated sites of Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green, in Warrington, North West England, including evidence for possible aisled halls at both sites, as well as a significant assemblage of medieval and early post-medieval pottery. READ MORE

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Une archéologie des provinces septentrionales du royaume Kongo

ed. Bernard Clist et al.

This book presents in detail the results of archaeological research carried out by the KongoKing project in the former northern provinces of the Kongo Kingdom, currently located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Open Access

The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

Malcolm Craig

This well researched biography provides a comprehensive account of the life and works of William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932), a nineteenth century polymath whose story should be better known. He was a noted friend and colleague of John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became. READ MORE

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Softstone: Approaches to the study of chlorite and calcite vessels in the Middle East and Central Asia from prehistory to the present

ed. Carl S. Phillips et al.

Stone containers have been made and used in the Middle East for over eleven millennia where they pre-dated the invention of pottery. This is the first attempt to bring together different approaches to the study of softstone vessels, particularly those carved from varieties of chlorite, and covering all periods from prehistory to the present. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

When Archaeology Meets Communities: Impacting Interactions in Sicily over Two Eras (Messina, 1861-1918)

Antonino Crisà

When Archaeology Meets Communities examines the history of nineteenth-century Sicilian archaeology through the archival documentation for the excavations at Tindari, Lipari and nearby minor sites in the Messina province, from Italy’s Unification to the end of the First World War (1861-1918). READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Travellers in Ottoman Lands

ed. Ines Asceric-Todd et al.

This splendidly illustrated book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire — including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and the Arabian Peninsula — as seen and described by travellers both from within and from outside the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Buildings in Society: International Studies in the Historic Era

ed. Liz Thomas et al.

This book presents a series of papers reflecting the latest approaches to the study of buildings from the historic period. This volume does not examine buildings as architecture, rather it adopts an archaeological perspective to consider them as artefacts, reflecting the needs of those who commissioned them. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

My dear Miss Ransom: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898-1935

ed. Kathleen L. Sheppard

Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams, the first American university-trained female Egyptologist, and James Henry Breasted, the first American Egyptologist and founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, show that Ransom Williams had a full life and productive career as the first American female Egyptologist. READ MORE

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Los yacimientos olvidados: registro y musealización de campos de batalla

Mario Ramírez Galán

This book shows the great potential of Spanish battlefields and their heritage for archaeological study. It suggests Spain could be regarded as a very important country regarding battlefield archaeology. READ MORE

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The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse and other inside stories from a vanishing Turkey

Patricia Daunt

From Istanbul’s palatial old embassies to its glorious Bosphorus summerhouses, from Ottoman Paris to Ankara’s Art Deco, this book brings together essays by Patricia Daunt to reveal their secret histories. It concludes with her latest article, on the magnificent ruins of Aphrodisias, newly listed as a World Heritage Site. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00

The History and Archaeology of Cathedral Square Peterborough

Stephen Morris

Reports on archaeological work undertaken ahead of an improvement scheme centred on Cathedral Square, the historic centre of Peterborough, by Northamptonshire Archaeology, now MOLA Northampton, commissioned by Opportunity Peterborough (Peterborough City Council). READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Arqueología urbana en el área central de la Ciudad de Córdoba, Argentina

Andrés D. Izeta et al.

Urban archeology in the central area of ​​the City of Cordoba, Argentina. Excavations at the corporate headquarters of the Bank of the Province of Córdoba (2014-2016). READ MORE

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The Resurgam Submarine

Peter Holt

The Resurgam is one of the earliest 'working' submarines, designed by Victorian engineer George William Garrett. This book describes how the Resurgam was built, how she may have worked and what happened to her. READ MORE

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Coventry’s Medieval Suburbs

Paul Mason et al.

Reports the results of 2003-2007 excavations at Hill Street, Upper Well Street and Far Gosford Street, three suburban streets which stood directly outside the city gates of Coventry for much of the medieval period. READ MORE

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Cloth Seals: An Illustrated Guide to the Identification of Lead Seals Attached to Cloth

Stuart F. Elton

This book is intended to be a repository of the salient information currently available on the identification of cloth seals, and a source of new material that extends our understanding of these important indicators of post medieval and early modern industry and trade READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Atlas of Mammal Distribution through Africa from the LGM (~18 ka) to Modern Times

Hélène Jousse

This work provides the first overview of mammal species distributions in Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, 18 ky) to modern time READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Portuguese Intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade

Etsuko Miyata

In this study of the Portuguese intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade, Etsuko Miyata explores its history through a new approach: the examination of Chinese ceramics. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | eBook: £16.00

Percy Manning: The Man Who Collected Oxfordshire

ed. Michael Heaney

This volume provides the first detailed biography Percy Manning (1870-1917), an Oxford antiquary who amassed enormous collections about the history of Oxford and Oxfordshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia

Karel Nováček et al.

Investigates the sites which formed an urban network from 6th to 19th centuries in the region of northeastern Mesopotamia, bounded by the rivers Great Zāb, Little Zāb and Tigris. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Robert Adam’s London

Frances Sands

The iconic eighteenth-century architect Robert Adam was based in London for more than half of his life and made more designs for this one city than anywhere else in the world. This book reviews a wide variety of his designs for London, highlighting lesser-known buildings as well as familiar ones. READ MORE

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The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen

Julian Jansen van Rensburg

This research analyses the Socotri maritime traditions and addressing the question as to how social, environmental and technological influences have shaped the maritime traditions of the fishermen of Socotra (205 nautical miles south of Yemen). READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeological excavations in Moneen Cave, the Burren, Co. Clare

Marion Dowd

In 2011, cavers exploring a little-known cave on Moneen Mountain in County Clare in the west of Ireland discovered part of a human skull, pottery and an antler implement. An archaeological excavation followed, leading to the discovery of large quantities of Bronze Age pottery, butchered animal bones and oyster shells. READ MORE

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The Development of Domestic Space in the Maltese Islands from the Late Middle Ages to the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

George A. Said-Zammit

This study traces and analyses the evolution of domestic space in Maltese vernacular and ‘polite’ houses from medieval to contemporary times. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

The Archaeology and History of the Church of the Redeemer and the Muristan in Jerusalem

ed. Dieter Vieweger et al.

This monograph contains fifteen chapters written by leading scholars from around the world dealing with the archaeological and historical aspects of the Muristan from the Iron Age through to Ottoman times. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Scott et al.

In this sumptuous portrait of Boughton House, known as ‘the English Versailles’, the present Duke sets the scene with a history of his ancestors who acquired the Northamptonshire manor in the reign of Henry VIII. Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu (1638–1709), Charles II’s envoy to Louis XIV, transformed Boughton into a palatial homage to French culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £17.95

CAMERA KALAUREIA

Yannis Hamilakis et al.

How can we find alternative, sensorially rich and affective ways of engaging with the material past in the present? How can photography play a central role in archaeological narratives, beyond representation and documentation? This photo-book combines academic discourse and evocative creative practice to engage with these questions. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Ricerche Archeologiche a Sant’Andrea di Loppio (Trento, Italia): Il Castrum Tardoantico-Altomedievale

Barbara Maurina

The island of Sant’ Andrea, situated on the road that since ancient times has linked the Adige Valley with the Lake Garda, is now little more than a small hump on the edge of a vast marshy basin. Excavations reveal a multi-layered archeological site with finds ranging from the prehistoric age right through to the First World War. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Shipwrecks and Global ‘Worming’

P. Palma et al.

This paper presents an account of the marine wood-borers, together with a historical review of literature on their depredation on wooden ships, and on protective methods adopted from antiquity to modern times READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Athens from 1920 to 1940

Dimitris N. Karidis

During the short interwar period of the early 20th century, Athens entered into a process of meteoric urban transformation which gave her a unique place among European capital cities of the time. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Set in Stone?

Emma Login

This book provides a holistic and longitudinal study of war memorialisation in the UK, France and the USA from 1860 to 2014. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Crude Hints towards an History of my House in Lincoln’s Inn Fields

John Soane et al.

In 1812 the architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837) wrote a strange and perplexing manuscript, Crude Hints towards an History of my House in Lincoln's Inn Fields, in which, in the guise of an Antiquary, he imagines his home as a future ruin, inspected by visitors speculating on its origins and function. READ MORE

Paperback: £15.00

Derelict Stone Buildings of the Black Mountains Massif

Christopher George Leslie Hodges

This study provides evidence of a widespread settlement pattern that existed in an upland area of the Eastern Massif of the Black Mountains in South-East Wales, now sparsely populated, and that they can be dated from the late medieval and early post-medieval periods respectively. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Anatomy of a Priory Church: The Archaeology, History and Conservation of St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny

ed. George Nash

Based on documentary evidence, the Priory Church of St Marys in Abergavenny has been a place of worship since the late 11th century; this book traces the archaeology, history and conservation of this most impressive building, delving deep into its anatomy. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ships, Saints and Sealore

ed. Dionisius A. Agius et al.

A selection of conference papers and other contributions see the coming-together of scholars and researchers from backgrounds as diverse as archaeology, history, ethnography, maritime and heritage studies, to offer an engaging and insightful study of the Mediterranean and the Red Sea and its influences on various factors of life, past and present. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Archaeology of Anglo-Jewry in England and Wales 1656–c.1880

Kenneth Marks

This volume presents a comprehensive study of the urban topography of Anglo-Jewry in the period before the mass immigration of 1881. The book brings together the evidence for the physical presence of at least 80% of the Jewish community. London and thirty-five provincial cities and towns are discussed. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Athens from 1456 to 1920

Dimitris N. Karidis

Architectural and urban analysis of Athens between 1456 and 1920 discloses the metamorphosis of a town to a city, experienced as an invigorating adventure through the meandering routes of history. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bowhill: The House, its People and its Paintings

Richard Buccleuch et al.

Bowhill started life as a modest Georgian villa bought for political reasons. The art collection was consolidated when Henry, the enlightened 3rd Duke, and his wife, Elizabeth, united three great families of Montagu, Douglas and Scott. They left to later generations to transform Bowhill into a huge mansion and add great treasures to its collection. READ MORE

Paperback: £12.95

The Travel Chronicles of Mrs J. Theodore Bent. Volume I: Greece and the Levantine Littoral

Mabel Bent et al.

Mabel Virginia Anna Hall-Dare, the wife of English archaeologist and explorer James Theodore Bent, kept a series of notebooks on her travels. This volume is the first of a planned set, presenting the adventures of the couple throughout the world. READ MORE

Paperback: £27.50 | eBook: £16.00