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Mining and Materiality

Anne M. Teather

In this book Anne Teather develops a new approach to understanding the Neolithic flint mines of southern Britain. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Giants in the Landscape: Monumentality and Territories in the European Neolithic

ed. Vincent Ard et al.

Proceedings from the session held at the XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, 2014. The session considered the various manifestations of the relationship between Neolithic enclosures and tombs in different contexts of Europe, notably through spatial analysis. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | Open Access

Corpus Inscriptionum Christianarum et Mediaevalium Provinciae Burgensis

Álvaro Castresana López

Information regarding epigraphy, both early Christian and medieval, in the province of Burgos was scarce and spread around in inaccessible publications. This Corpus contains and analyses all entries between IV and XIII centuries, located in the province of Burgos. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Late Roman Handmade Grog-Tempered Ware Producing Industries in South East Britain

Malcolm Lyne

This publication deals with the Late Roman handmade grog tempered ware industries of East Sussex, the Hampshire basin, East Kent and West Kent, presenting corpora for these various wares. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mapping Society: Settlement Structure in Later Bronze Age Ireland

Victoria Ruth Ginn

This study examines Middle–Late Bronze Age (c. 1750–600 BC) domestic settlement patterns in Ireland. The results reveal a distinct rise in the visibility, and a rapid adaption, of domestic architecture, which seems to have occurred earlier in Ireland than elsewhere in western and northern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ritual in Late Bronze Age Ireland

Katherine Leonard

This text develops a new perspective on Late Bronze Age (LBA) Ireland by identifying and analysing patterns of ritual practice in the archaeological record. The bookends of this study are the introduction of the bronze slashing sword to Ireland at around 1200 BC and the introduction and proliferation of iron technology beginning around 600 BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Prehistoric Art as Prehistoric Culture

ed. Primitiva Bueno-Ramírez et al.

The diverse papers in this volume, published in honour of Professor de Balbin, cover a wide variety of the decorated caves which traditionally defined Palaeolithic art, as well as the open-air art of the period, a subject in which he has done pioneering work at Siega Verde and elsewhere. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cannibalism in the Linear Pottery Culture: The Human Remains from Herxheim

Bruno Boulestin et al.

This volume presents the first extensive study of the human remains found during 2005-2010 excavations of the Herxheim enclosure, Germany. The site is is one of the major discoveries of the last two decades regarding the Linear Pottery Culture, and probably one of the most significant in advancing understanding of how this culture ended. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ritual Landscapes and Borders within Rock Art Research

ed. Heidrun Stebergløkken et al.

Ritual landscapes and borders are recurring themes running through Professor Kalle Sognnes' long research career. This anthology contains 13 articles written by colleagues from his broad network in appreciation of his many contributions to the field of rock art research. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Glass Beads from Early Medieval Ireland

Mags Mannion et al.

This is the first dedicated and comprehensive study of glass beads from Early Medieval Ireland, presenting the first national classification, typology, dating, symbology and social performance of glass beads. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Rivers in Prehistory

ed. Andrea Vianello

From antiquity onwards people have opted to live near rivers and major watercourses. This volume explores rivers as facilitators of movement through landscapes, and it investigates the reasons for living near a river, as well as the role of the river in the human landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Study of the Deposition and Distribution of Copper Alloy Vessels in Roman Britain

Jason Lundock

This book collects together data concerning copper alloy vessels from Roman Britain and relates this evidence to prevailing theories of consumption, identity and culture change in Britain during this time. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Connecting Networks: Characterising Contact by Measuring Lithic Exchange in the European Neolithic

ed. Tim Kerig et al.

This volume brings together a group of peer reviewed papers, most of them presented at a workshop held at University College London, 15-17 October 2011, as part of the European Research Council (ERC) funded project Cultural Evolution of Neolithic Europe (EUROEVOL 2010-2015). READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Circle of God

Brian Hobley

This study is focussed on circular solar/cosmic symbolism which has endured for seven millennia in the European and Mediterranean worlds. The potency of the solar/cosmic circle should not be understated, as this study will demonstrate, with its worldwide affiliation. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00

Middle Saxon' Settlement and Society: The Changing Rural Communities of Central and Eastern England

Duncan Wright

This book explores the experiences of rural communities who lived between the seventh and ninth centuries in central and eastern England. Combining archaeology with documentary, place-name and topographic evidences, it provides unique insight into social, economic and political conditions in 'Middle Saxon' England. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

LBK Realpolitik: An Archaeometric Study of Conflict and Social Structure in the Belgian Early Neolithic

Mark Golitko

This volume explores linkages between conflict and socioeconomic organization during the early Neolithic of eastern Belgium (c. 5200-5000 BC), using compositional analysis of ceramics from Linienbandkeramik villages to assess production organization and map intercommunity connections against the backdrop of increasing evidence for conflict. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

Römisches Zaumzeug aus Pompeji, Herculaneum und Stabiae

Christina Simon

Few regions possess so many and mainly complete Roman bridles as do the Vesuvian sites. Singular find conditions permit both comprehensive antiquarian-historian analyses of their production, functionality, and everyday use and new approaches to their typology and chronology. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Arverni and Roman Wine

Matthew Loughton

Large numbers of Greco-Italic and Dressel 1 amphorae were exported to many parts of Gaul during the late Iron Age and they provide a major source of information on the development and growth of the Roman economy during the late Republican period. READ MORE

Paperback: £77.00 | eBook: £16.00

Around the Petit-Chasseur Site in Sion (Valais, Switzerland) and New Approaches to the Bell Beaker Culture

ed. Marie Besse

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the megalithic necropolis of Petit- Chasseur in Sion (Valais, Switzerland), an international conference was organised from the 27th to the 29th of October 2011 in Sion. This book constitutes the conference proceedings. READ MORE

Paperback: £47.00 | eBook: £16.00

The European Archaeologist: 1 – 21a

ed. Henry Cleere et al.

This volume gathers together the first 10 years of The European Archaeologist (ISSN 1022-0135), from Winter 1993 through to the 10th Anniversary Conference Issue, published in 2004 for the Lyon Annual Meeting. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

The Prehistoric Burial Sites of Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

Much has been written about the history of Northern Ireland, but less well-known is its wealth of prehistoric sites, particularly burial sites, from which most of our knowledge of the early inhabitants of this country has been obtained. READ MORE

Paperback: £63.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Evolution of Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscapes

Alex Carnes

At the heart of this book is a comparative study of the stone rows of Dartmoor and northern Scotland, a rare, putatively Bronze Age megalithic typology that has mystified archaeologists for over a century. READ MORE

Paperback: £31.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Origins of Ireland’s Holy Wells

Celeste Ray

This book re-assesses archaeological research into holy well sites in Ireland and the evidence for votive deposition at watery sites throughout northwest European prehistory. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Barracks of the Roman Army from the 1st to 3rd Centuries A.D.

David Davison

This study offers a comparative study of the barracks from Roman fortresses, forts and fortlets with an analysis of building types and construction, stabling, and garrisons, seeking to address many direct questions where there is lack of useful written evidence. READ MORE

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