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‘a hole worlde of things very memorable’

ed. Martin Henig et al.

Julian Munby has gained a reputation over half a century in many branches of archaeological and historical knowledge. His lively and warm character and sense of fun has made him many friends who also in some sense feel they are his pupils, and this collection of papers has been assembled as a tribute in honour of his 70th birthday. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00

Instalaciones y paisajes azucareros atlánticos (siglos XV-XVII)

ed. María del Cristo González Marrero et al.

Between the 15th and 17th centuries, sugar cultivation and processing, a Mediterranean industry throughout the Middle Ages, experienced what we can aptly describe as the first period of its prosperous Atlantic history. This book explores the material dimension of sugar mills and the landscapes of which they are both cause and effect. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Moving on from Ebla, I crossed the Euphrates: An Assyrian Day in Honour of Paolo Matthiae

ed. Davide Nadali et al.

Six articles by leading scholars on the culture of the Assyrian world pay homage to Paolo Matthiae, known internationally for the discovery of the site of ancient Ebla in Syria. The articles deal with different aspects of Assyrian culture, with innovative and sometimes unexpected points of view, including its reception in the modern world. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

The Archaeology of ‘Underdog Sites’ in the Douro Valley

ed. Santiago Sánchez de la Parra-Pérez et al.

This volume brings together the best presentations from the 8th and 9th Archaeology of the Douro Valley meetings, held in Ávila (2018) and Astorga (2019). Papers aim to show the importance of projects that have been left in the background despite obtaining interesting archaeological data about the occupation of this valley and its evolution. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

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

Paperback: £54.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

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

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dhofar Through the Ages

Lynne S. Newton et al.

Dhofar, the southern governorate of Oman, lies within a distinctive ecological zone due to the summer Southwest Monsoon. Archaeological surveys and excavations in the governorate, beginning in 1954, have brought to light Dhofar’s ancient past stretching back to the Lower Paleolithic ca. 1.5 my BP. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | 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

Catalogue of Artefacts from Malta in the British Museum

Josef Mario Briffa SJ et al.

Ancient finds from the Maltese islands are rare, and those held in the British Museum form an important collection. Represented is a wide cultural range, spanning the Early and Late Neolithic, the Bronze Age, Roman and more recent historic periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table

ed. Francesca Orestano et al.

Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and sifted through the judgement of the English editor, this volume traces a curious history of English literature, from the tasty and spicy recipes of the Middle Ages down to very recent times. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Alistair Marshall et al.

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

Hardback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

SOMA 2013. Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology

ed. Sergei Fazlullin et al.

Papers from the 17th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology, SOMA 2013 held in Moscow, 25-27 April 2013. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00