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Da Roma a Gades/De Roma a Gades

ed. Darío Bernal-Casasola et al.

This volume, dedicated to the illustrious archaeologist Simon Keay. collects the scientific results of an international workshop held in Rome (2019), which discussed the management, elimination and reuse of artisanal and commercial waste in maritime and river ports, focussing on the Roman cities of Rome and Gades (modern day Cádiz). READ MORE

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Archeologia dell’architettura religiosa e forme di potere all’Isola d’Elba tra XI e XII secolo

Marta Ricci

This study is a historical archaeological analysis of a territorial area including the Island of Elba, Monte Pisano and the neighboring plain, using the methodology of 'light' archeology: stratigraphic reading of the elevations and reading of the historical landscape. READ MORE

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Well Built Mycenae, Fascicule 14: Tsountas House Area

Kim Shelton

Presenting results of excavations in the ‘Cult Centre’ area at Mycenae, the Tsountas House Area contains two buildings and multiple access ramps. This study is essential for understanding the conception and function of Mycenaean religious space and the socio-political development of cult. READ MORE

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Urbanism of Roman Siscia

Tatjana Lolić

By processing data from every archaeological excavation, and analysis and interpretation of all available historical and modern documents, this volume presents a thorough overview of the structure of Roman Siscia (modern day Sisak, Croatia) and provides a comprehensive starting point for all future work on the Roman city. READ MORE

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The Alexandrian Corinthian Capital and its Role in the Evolution of the Corinthian Order in Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Roman Architecture

Ahmed M. Bassioni

This study discusses the evolution of the Corinthian capital in Antiquity and how this centred around Alexandria rather than Mainland Greece. It tackles the rise of the Corinthian capital in Classical Greece and its adaptation on in Hellenistic Alexandria. 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

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The Medieval Floortiles of Herefordshire

Julie Bowen

This volume presents a survey, in the form of a gazetteer, of the extant decorated floortiles of Herefordshire, with some tiles that are no longer available but which are known from records also included. For each site, each individual floortile design is illustrated, and parallels from other sites are outlined. READ MORE

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A Quaint & Curious Volume: Essays in Honor of John J. Dobbins

ed. Dylan K. Rogers et al.

Contributions in honour of John J. Dobbins, Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, offers new readings of archaeological data and art, illustrating the impact that one professor can have on the wider field of Roman art and archaeology through the continuing work of his students. READ MORE

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Use of Space and Domestic Areas: Functional Organisation and Social Strategies

ed. Luc Jallot et al.

The organization of inhabited space is the direct expression of the deep integration of societies with their cultural and natural environment. Contributions in this volume show the progress of research in terms of understanding the use of space on different scales, from the household to the village, focusing on Neolithic and Bronze Age contexts. READ MORE

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Tra Esino e San Vicino

Cristiano Cerioni

This study offers a completely new interpretation of the religious architecture which, between the Romanesque and Gothic periods, established itself in the centre of the Italian Marche region, in an area known as the Valle di S. Clemente. READ MORE

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Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire

ed. Matthew S. Hobson et al.

The Roman villa at Lyde Green was excavated between mid-2012 and mid-2013 along with its surroundings and antecedent settlement. The results of the stratigraphic analysis are given here, along with specialist reports on the human remains, pottery (including thin sections), ceramic building material, small finds, coinage and iron-working waste. READ MORE

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Arqueología de la arquitectura en el oppidum oretano de El Cerro de las Cabezas (Valdepeñas, Ciudad Real): los bastiones de la puerta S

Jorge del Reguero González

This book focuses on the two bastions that make up the south gate of the Iberian oppidum of Cerro de las Cabezas (Valdepeñas, Ciudad Real). It comprises two defensive constructions whose internal space fulfilled a socioeconomic function related to the storage of cereal. READ MORE

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Die Gräber von Bat und Al-Ayn und das Gebäude II in Bat

Stephanie Döpper

A study of the Early Bronze Age necropolises of the UNESCO world heritage sites Bat and Al-Ayn, and the monumental tower structure Building II at Bat, this volume reports on the architecture and stratigraphy, find assemblages from the excavated buildings (including pottery and small finds), along with anthropological and anthracological studies. READ MORE

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Fores et Fenestrae: A Computational Study of Doors and Windows in Roman Domestic Space

Lucia Michielin

The role doors and windows play in shaping the life and structure of Roman private dwellings has been underestimated; they are structures that connect not only rooms but houses to the outside world, and they relate to privacy, security, and light in domestic spaces. This volume analyses these structures as an essential part of daily life. 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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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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‘For My Descendants and Myself, a Nice and Pleasant Abode’ – Agency, Micro-history and Built Environment

ed. Göran Tagesson et al.

This volume examines how people have been making, using and transforming buildings and built environments, and how buildings have been perceived, from the Byzantine period to modern times. It also considers a diversity of built constructions – including dwellings and public buildings, sheds and manor houses, and secular and sacral structures. READ MORE

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El Palacio: Historiography and new perspectives on a pre-Tarascan city of northern Michoacán, Mexico

ed. Marion Forest

11 contributions consider legacy and archive data (1896–1995) and results derived from recent archaeological investigations (2012–2017) to present a review and analysis of the chrono-stratigraphy, material culture, urbanism, and economic and ritual practices at El Palacio, northern Michoacán, Mexico, between A.D. 850 and 1521. READ MORE

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The Urbanisation of the North-Western Provinces of the Roman Empire

Frida Pellegrino

This study investigates the development of urbanism in the north-western provinces of the Roman empire. Key themes include continuity and discontinuity between pre-Roman and Roman ‘urban’ systems, relationships between juridical statuses and levels of monumentality, levels of connectivity and economic integration, and regional urban hierarchies. READ MORE

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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

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The Archaeology of Medieval Towns: Case Studies from Japan and Europe

ed. Simon Kaner et al.

In recent years, major new archaeological discoveries have redefined the development of towns and cities in Japan. This fully illustrated book provides a sampler of these findings for a western audience. The new discoveries from Japan are set in context of medieval archaeology beyond Japan by accompanying essays from leading European specialists. READ MORE

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Building between the Two Rivers: An Introduction to the Building Archaeology of Ancient Mesopotamia

Stefano Anastasio et al.

This volume introduces university students and scholars of Near Eastern archaeology to 'Building archaeology' methods as applied to the context of Ancient Mesopotamia. It helps the reader understand the principles underlying this discipline and to realise what knowledge and skills are needed, beyond those that are specific to archaeologists. READ MORE

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On the Origins of the Cartouche and Encircling Symbolism in Old Kingdom Pyramids

David Ian Lightbody

This study suggests the development of the cartouche was closely related to the monumental encircling symbolism incorporated into the architectural designs of the Old Kingdom pyramids. By employing a new architectural style and a new iconographic symbol, the pharaoh sought to elevate his status above that of the members of his powerful court. READ MORE

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Glazed Brick Decoration in the Ancient Near East

ed. Anja Fügert et al.

Glazed bricks applied as a new form of colourful and glossy architectural decor first started to appear in the early Iron Age on monumental buildings of the Ancient Near East. This volume provides an updated overview of the development of glazed bricks and scientific research on the topic. READ MORE

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The Hippodrome of Gerasa

Antoni A. Ostrasz† et al.

This book presents the study of Roman circuses and the complex fieldwork for the restoration of the Jarash Hippodrome, a work in progress abruptly ended by the untimely death of Antoni A. Ostrasz in 1996. It aims to provide researchers as well as restorers of ancient monuments with unparalleled insights of architectural studies for anastyloses. READ MORE

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London’s Waterfront 1100–1666: Excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974–84

John Schofield et al.

This book presents and celebrates the mile-long Thames Street in the City of London and the land south of it to the River Thames as an archaeological asset. Four Museum of London excavations of 1974–84 are presented: Swan Lane, Seal House, New Fresh Wharf and Billingsgate Lorry Park. Here the findings of the period 1100–1666 are presented. READ MORE

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The Role of Anglo-Saxon Great Hall Complexes in Kingdom Formation, in Comparison and in Context AD 500-750

Adam McBride

This book explores the role of great hall complexes in kingdom formation through an expansive and ambitious study, incorporating new fieldwork, new quantitative methodologies and new theoretical models for the emergence of high-status settlements and the formation and consolidation of supra-regional socio-political units. READ MORE

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Sources of Han Décor: Foreign Influence on the Han Dynasty Chinese Iconography of Paradise (206 BC-AD 220)

Sophia-Karin Psarras

Using archaeological data to examine the development of Han dynasty Chinese art (206 BC-AD 220), this book focusses on the iconography of paradise. Influence from the Chinese Bronze Age is discussed along with a surprisingly profound debt to Greece, the Near East and the steppe. READ MORE

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The Busy Periphery: Urban Systems of the Balkan and Danube Provinces (2nd – 3rd c. AD)

Damjan Donev

This book reconstructs the urban geography of the Balkan and Danube provinces during the Severan dynasty, mapping the variable developments of the urban network between and within the sub-regions of that part of the Roman Empire. It examines the role of the town in Roman provincial society, and the prerequisites for their emergence and prosperity. READ MORE

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Culture and Society at Lullingstone Roman Villa

Caroline K. Mackenzie

Richly illustrated and clearly written, Culture and Society at Lullingstone Roman Villa articulates a thoughtful and original approach to this remarkable site. It presents extensive scholarly research in an accessible manner and is recommended reading for academics and enthusiasts alike. READ MORE

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Country in the City: Agricultural Functions of Protohistoric Urban Settlements (Aegean and Western Mediterranean)

ed. Dominique Garcia et al.

This volume assembles contributions on the place of agricultural production in the context of the urbanization of Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Mediterranean, concentrating on the second-millennium Aegean and the protohistoric north-western Mediterranean. READ MORE

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La raccolta e la distribuzione dell’acqua a Ventotene in età romana

Giovanni Maria De Rossi

This volume, written by the Director of the Historical-Archaeological museum at Ventotene island, is divided into two parts: the first examines the topographical and technical problem of the water supply on the island, which essentially has no springs; the second analyses the individual components of the water supply system built by the Romans. READ MORE

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RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo

ed. Chiara Cecalupo et al.

This volume presents the proceedings from RACTA (Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo). Hosted by Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia, Rome in February 2018, RACTA was the first international conference for PhD students of Christian Archaeology. READ MORE

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Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

Papers present research from different regions ranging from ancient Mauritania, through Africa, Egypt, Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, as well as sites in Crimea and Georgia. Topics include: topography, architecture, interiors and décor, religious syncretism, the importance of ancient texts, pottery studies and conservation. READ MORE

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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

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Oikèma ou pièce polyvalente: recherches sur une installation commerciale de l’Antiquité grecque

Pavlos Karvonis

This volume discusses the evolution of oikema—the most common type of commercial facility in ancient Greece—through a study that covers a large area including Continental Greece, the Aegean islands, the Ionian islands and the west coast of Asia Minor. READ MORE

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Grabados rupestres en La Mancha centro: documentación y estudio de un patrimonio desconocido

Ramiro Rodero Rocío et al.

This book deals with the documentation and interpretation of the rock sites located in La Mancha center (Spain), from the detailed study of the symbols that have been engraved in the rock. READ MORE

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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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The Hydraulic System of Uxul

Nicolaus Seefeld

This research seeks to close an essential research gap – the understanding of the water management strategies of the Maya in pre-Hispanic times. It focuses on the archaeological investigation of the hydraulic system of Uxul, a medium-sized Maya centre in the south of the state of Campeche, Mexico. READ MORE

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Hatra: Il territorio e l’urbanistica

Enrico Foietta

The main purpose of the research presented in this volume has been the study of the city and the surrounding landscape of Hatra. To achieve this result, a multilayer GIS was created. It will remain an important resource for future excavations, which themselves may expand its dataset and verify it with additional ground control points. READ MORE

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Treinta años de Arqueología Medieval en España

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo

16 papers explore recent developments and core topics within academic Medieval Archaeology studies in Spain. Emergent and consolidated topics of the discipline are considered, including landscapes, cities, rural spaces, bio-archaeological records, archaeology of architectures, agrarian archaeology, post-Roman archaeology and more. READ MORE

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Hercules’ Sanctuary in the Quarter of St Theodore, Pula

Alka Starac

This book deals with many aspects of the Roman sanctuary erected at the spring in Pula, Croatia, as well as with objects of cult dated to the Hellenistic period. A hypothetical reconstruction of the Roman sanctuary is presented followed by calculations of construction costs. READ MORE

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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

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Life on the Edge: The Neolithic and Bronze Age of Iain Crawford’s Udal, North Uist

ed. Beverley Ballin Smith

Excavations in North Uist dating from 1974-1984 identified two cists with human remains in kerbed cairns, many bowl pits dug into the blown sand, two late Neolithic structures and a ritual complex. READ MORE

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Great Waterworks in Roman Greece

ed. Georgia A. Aristodemou et al.

This volume is the first presentation of large scale waterworks in the Greek provinces of the Roman Empire. As a collective work, it brings together a wide body of experts from the newly emerged and expanding field of water technology and water archaeology in Roman Greece, and it fills an essential gap in archaeological research. READ MORE

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Augustus: From Republic to Empire

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

Proceedings from the conference ‘AUGUSTUS. 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD – 2000 years of divinity’ held in Kakow, 2014. Papers deal with a variety of topics ranging from architecture, urban issues and painting to fine art represented by glyptics and numismatics. READ MORE

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Latrinae: Roman Toilets in the Northwestern Provinces of the Roman Empire

ed. Stefanie Hoss

This book is the first collection on Roman toilets of the northwestern provinces, and gives a good overview of the possibilities for human waste removal in Roman times. The volume provides a fascinating introduction to this under-researched group of Roman installations. READ MORE

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For the Gods of Girsu (ARABIC EDITION)

Sébastien Rey

This book demonstrates Girsu is a primary locale for re-analyzing, through an interdisciplinary approach combining archaeological and textual evidence, the origins of the Sumerian city-state. 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

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Bodies of Maize, Eaters of Grain: Comparing material worlds, metaphor and the agency of art in the Preclassic Maya and Mycenaean early civilisations

Marcus Jan Bajema

This book offers a comparative study of the civilisations of the Late Preclassic lowland Maya and Mycenaean Greece. The approach used here seeks to combine traditional iconographic approaches with more recent models on metaphor and the social agency of things. READ MORE

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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

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‘Poedicvlorvm oppida’

Custode Silvio Fioriello

This volume reconstructs – for the first time, in an organic manner and in a global framework – the profile of the urban space of central Apulia, Italy in Roman times. READ MORE

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Continuity and Change in Etruscan Domestic Architecture

Paul M. Miller

Etruscan architecture underwent various changes between the later Iron Age and the Archaic period. This book reconsiders these changes by focusing on the building materials and techniques used in the construction of domestic structures. 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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Recent Investigations in the Puuc Region of Yucatán

ed. Meghan Rubenstein

Papers focus on the history of the Puuc region, Yucatán, incorporating archaeological, architectural, epigraphic, and iconographic studies. READ MORE

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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

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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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Le décor architectural artuqide en pierre de Mardin placé dans son contexte regional

Deniz Beyazit

This volume studies the architecture of the city of Mardin in South-east Anatolia produced under the patronage of the Artuqids, whose influence held sway from c. 1101-1409. READ MORE

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An Urban Geography of the Roman World, 100 BC to AD 300

J. W. Hanson

This book provides a new account of the urbanism of the Roman world between 100 BC and AD 300. To do so, it draws on a combination of textual sources and archaeological material to provide a new catalogue of cities, calculates new estimates of their areas and uses a range of population densities to estimate their populations. READ MORE

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Archeologia dell’acqua a Gortina di Creta in età protobizantina

Elisabetta Giorgi

A study of the early Byzantine aqueduct of Gortyn (Crete). 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

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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

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For the Gods of Girsu: City-State Formation in Ancient Sumer

Sébastien Rey

This book demonstrates Girsu is a primary locale for re-analyzing, through an interdisciplinary approach combining archaeological and textual evidence, the origins of the Sumerian city-state. READ MORE

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Drawings in Greek and Roman Architecture

Antonio Corso

This book is an essay on architectural drawings of the Greek and Roman world. READ MORE

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Le QSAR, type d’implantation humaine au Sahara: architecture du Sud Algérien

Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya

This volume, through the systematic analysis and comparison of some qṣūr of southeastern Algeria (Rīġ, Mzāb, Miya and al-Manī‘a), reveals common architectural features that can be used to identify a common type of qṣar in this region. READ MORE

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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

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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

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Tra Montaccianico e Firenze: gli Ubaldini e la città

ed. Alessandro Monti et al.

The central theme The Ubaldini and the City is the classic confrontation between feudal society and a resurgent urban form as the central instrument of organisation of European society, which is crucial to the origins of Europe as we know it today. READ MORE

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Stone Carving of the Hospitaller Period in Rhodes: Displaced pieces and fragments

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

The work presents 230 stone carvings of the Hospitaller period in Rhodes (1309-1522), which for various reasons are no longer in their original setting. READ MORE

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Die Römische Villa als Indikator provinzialer Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftsstrukturen

Mareike Rind

The investigation of the Roman villa and its economic structures in the western provinces has clearly shown that rural settlement developed at different paces and intensities that largely depended on the specific region in which a villa landscape was intended and created, strongly linked to the existence of pre- Roman infrastructure. READ MORE

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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

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Micromorphological Analysis of Activity Areas Sealed by Vesuvius’ Avellino Eruption

Tiziana Matarazzo

Buried under a meter of volcanic ash deposited by the eruption of Vesuvius, the remarkable preservation of this Early Bronze Age village in Southern Italy is unmatched in Europe. Here, micromorphology is used to identify the type and range of human activities, the function of features and buildings, and the intensity of site occupation. READ MORE

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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

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Egyptian Cultural Identity in the Architecture of Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 325)

Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed

This volume considers the relationship between architectural form and different layers of identity assertion in Roman Egypt. It stresses the sophistication of the concept of identity, and the complex yet close association between architecture and identity. READ MORE

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Towns in the Dark

Gavin Speed

The focus of this book is to draw together still scattered data to chart and interpret the changing nature of life in towns from the late Roman period through to the mid-Anglo-Saxon period. Did towns fail? Were these ruinous sites really neglected by early Anglo-Saxon settlers and leaders? READ MORE

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Travelling Objects: Changing Values

Benjamin Jennings

Since their initial discovery in the nineteenth century, the enigmatic prehistoric lake-dwellings of the Circum-Alpine region have captured the imagination of the public and archaeologists alike. READ MORE

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Landscapes and Artefacts

ed. Steven Ashley et al.

Andrew Rogerson is one of the most important and influential archaeologists currently working in East Anglia. This collection will be essential reading for those interested in the history and archaeology of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the interpretation of artefacts within their landscape contexts, and in the material culture of the Middle Ages. READ MORE

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Building the Bronze Age

Corien Wiersma

This book analyses Early Helladic III, Middle Helladic and Late Helladic I domestic architecture with reference to social organization and social change. The study covers domestic architecture from the southern and central Greek mainland up to southern Thessaly. READ MORE

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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

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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

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Palaces and Courtly Culture in Ancient Mesoamerica

ed. Julie Nehammer Knub et al.

This volume collects eight recent and innovative studies spanning the breadth of Mesoamerica, from the Early Classic metropolis of Teotihuacan, to Tenochtitlan, the Late Postclassic capital of the Aztec, and from the arid central Mexican highlands in the west to the humid Maya lowlands in the east. READ MORE

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Wroxeter, the Cornovii and the Urban Process. Volume 2: Characterizing the City. Final Report of the Wroxeter Hinterland Project, 1994-1997

Roger H. White et al.

In the mid-1990s, the site of the Roman city of Viroconium Cornoviorum at Wroxeter, Shropshire, was subjected to intensive geophysical survey. This volume reports on the archaeological interpretation of this work, marrying the geophysical data with a detailed analysis of the existing aerial photographic record created by Arnold Baker 1950s-1980s. READ MORE

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Bowhill: The House, its People and its Paintings

Richard Scott 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

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