ed. Arnulf Hausleiter
The eleven contributions in this book address the history of contacts and exchanges in the Bronze and Iron Ages within West Asia, extending far beyond the boundaries of the previously defined contact zone of the ‘Ancient Near East’. READ MORE
Juliet V. Spedding
Using modern scientific methods, this book examines glass beads and vessel fragments dating from the Meroitic and Early Nobadia periods, providing a new assessment of glass from Nubia. Results reveal interrelationships between trade, technological understanding, and manufacturing choices across the cultures of Sudan, Egypt and the Mediterranean. READ MORE
Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Touatia Amraoui et al.
Algeria is largely open to the western Mediterranean, but links with its neighbouring regions are poorly understood. This book considers networks between Algeria and the south-east of the Iberian Peninsula, from pre-Roman times to the Middle Ages. Papers revolve around three themes: mobility; economic exchange; and cultural and knowledge transfer. READ MORE
Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access
ed. Gary M. Feinman et al.
This volume draws attention to recent obsidian studies in the Americas and acts as a reference for archaeologists and scholars interested in material culture and exchange. Moreover, it provides a wide range of case studies in obsidian characterization, material application, and theoretical interpretations in the Americas. READ MORE
Hardback: £35.00 | Open Access
ed. Penny Coombe et al.
A collection of papers presented at the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2017-2019. The papers draw out different aspects of the key themes of interaction, mobility, entanglement and disruption amongst various communities and demonstrated through material culture, relating to a range of time periods. READ MORE
Paperback: £32.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99
Song-nai Rhee et al.
In light of the recently uncovered archaeological data and ancient historical records, this book offers an overview of the 14 centuries-long Toraijin story, from c. 800~600 BC to AD 600, exploring the fundamental role these immigrants, mainly from the Korean Peninsula, played in the history of the Japanese archipelago during this formative period. READ MORE
Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access
ed. Veronica Cicolani
In recent decades, the study of cultural interactions in the Iron Age has been considerably renewed thanks to the application of new methods and tools, opening the way to new research perspectives. Papers provide different examples from various contexts and regions while applying new methodologies to highlight the diversity of cultural transfers. READ MORE
Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access
ed. Nikolas Papadimitriou et al.
This book provides the most complete overview of the Attica region from the Neolithic to the end of the Late Bronze Age. It paves the way for a new understanding of Attica in the Early Iron Age and indirectly throws new light on the origins of what will later become the polis of the Athenians. READ MORE
Hardback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Klára Šabatová et al.
Since the fall of communism, archaeological research in Central and Eastern European countries has seen a large influx of new projects and ideas, fueled by bilateral contacts, Europe-wide circulation of scholars and access to research literature. This volume is the first study which relates these issues specifically to Bronze Age Archaeology. READ MORE
Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Silvia Amicone et al.
Balkan ceramic studies is an emerging field within archaeology. This book brings together diverse studies by leading researchers and upcoming scholars, capturing the variety of current archaeological, ethnographic, experimental and scientific studies on Balkan ceramic production, distribution and use. READ MORE
Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00
This book focuses on the utilitarian ceramic traditions during the socio-political transition from the late Byzantine into the early Islamic Umayyad and ‘Abbasid periods, in southern Transjordan and the Negev. Production clusters, manufacturing techniques, distribution patterns, and material links between communities are analysed. READ MORE
Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access
A reassessment of the Old-Assyrian trade network in Upper Mesopotamia and Central Anatolia during the Middle Bronze Age, this volume examines exchange networks and economic strategies, continuity and discontinuity of specific trade circuits and routes, and the evolution of political landscapes throughout the Near East. READ MORE
Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Dirk Brandherm et al.
The papers gathered in this volume explore the economic and social roles of exchange systems in past societies from a variety of different perspectives. Based on a broad range of individual case studies, the authors tackle problems surrounding the identification of (pre-monetary) currencies in the archaeological record. READ MORE
Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access
Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita
Greek epics are the basis for the first speculations that link societies all along the Mediterranean coast. This book strives to distinguish reality from myth in the pursuit of a bond of certainty between the data provided by historical, literary and archaeological sources. READ MORE
Paperback: £85.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00
This book focuses on the characteristics and the development of the stone vessel industry in the Near East during the Iron Age and the Persian period (c. 1200 – 330 BCE). READ MORE
Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00
ed. Marie Besse et al.
How is it possible to identify the circulation of materials or of finished objects in Neolithic Europe, as well as the social networks involved? Several approaches exist for the researcher, and the present volume provides some examples. READ MORE
Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access