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Archaeology on the Apulian – Lucanian Border

Alastair Small et al.

The broad valley of the Bradano river and its tributary, the Basentello, separates the Apennine mountains in Lucania from the limestone plateau of the Murge in Apulia in southeast Italy. This book aims to explain how the pattern of settlement and land use changed in the valley over the whole period from the Neolithic to the late medieval.

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Hardback: £125.00 | Open Access

Stratton, Biggleswade: 1,300 Years of Village Life in Eastern Bedfordshire from the 5th Century AD

Drew Shotliff et al.

Presents the results of 12 hectares of archaeological excavation undertaken between 1990-2001. As well as uncovering roughly half of the medieval village, the investigations revealed that Stratton’s origins stretched back to the early Anglo-Saxon period, with the settlement remaining in continuous use through to c. 1700. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Die Entstehung komplexer Siedlungen im Zentraloman: Archäologische Untersuchungen zur Siedlungsgeschichte von Al-Khashbah

Conrad Schmidt et al.

This volume presents the results of a survey conducted in 2015 and beyond in Al-Khashbah, one of the largest Early Bronze Age sites on the Omani Peninsula. Ten monumental buildings, 273 tombs and other structures from the Hafit (3100-2700 BC) and Umm an-Nar periods (2700-2000 BC) were documented here. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00 | Open Access

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

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Later Prehistoric Settlement in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly: Evidence from Five Excavations

ed. Andy M Jones et al.

Later prehistoric settlement in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly reports on the excavation between 1996 and 2014 of five later prehistoric and Roman period settlements. All the sites were multi-phased, revealing similar and contrasting occupational patterns stretching from the Bronze Age into the Iron Age and beyond.

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Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 22

ed. Helena Hamerow

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History (ASSAH) is a series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period (circa AD 400-1100). READ MORE

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Travelling the Korosko Road: Archaeological Exploration in Sudan’s Eastern Desert

ed. W. Vivian Davies et al.

This volume publishes accounts of archaeological exploration carried out in the Sudanese Eastern Desert. A pioneering programme of expeditions along the so-called ‘Korosko Road’ revealed a rich archaeological landscape frequented over millennia, including gold-production areas and their associated settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

Roma prima del mito

ed. Anna Paola Anzidei et al.

This two-volume study looks at the recent excavations in Rome and its surrounding areas which identified settlements and necropolises associated with a complex culture pre-dating that of Ancient Rome. The results reveal the social and cultural aspects of the daily life of the human groups who occupied this territory before the Latium civilization. READ MORE

Paperback: £160.00 | eBook: £16.00

Coton Park, Rugby, Warwickshire: A Middle Iron Age Settlement with Copper Alloy Casting

Andy Chapman

A total area of 3.1ha, taking in much of a settlement largely of the earlier Middle Iron Age, was excavated in 1998 in advance of development. The Iron Age settlement comprised several groups of roundhouse ring ditches and associated small enclosures forming an open settlement set alongside a linear boundary ditch. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Urban Landscape of Bakchias: A Town of the Fayyūm from the Ptolemaic-Roman Period to Late Antiquity

Paola Buzi et al.

This book summarises the results of field research—including historical, historico-religious and papyrological studies—conducted on the archaeological site of Bakchias, located in the north-eastern part of the Fayyūm region. The book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the rise and fall of the kome of Bakchias. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Early Medieval Settlement in Upland Perthshire: Excavations at Lair, Glen Shee 2012-17

David Strachan et al.

Excavation of seven turf buildings at Lair in Glen Shee confirms the introduction of Pitcarmick buildings to the hills of north-east Perth and Kinross in the early 7th century AD. Clusters of these at Lair, and elsewhere in the hills, are interpreted as integrated, spatially organised farm complexes comprising byre-houses and outbuildings. READ MORE

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Arab Settlements: Tribal structures and spatial organizations in the Middle East between Hellenistic and Early Islamic periods

Nicolò Pini

How can the built environment help in the understanding of social and economic changes involving ancient local communities? Arab Settlements aims to shed light on the degree to which economic and political changes affected social and identity patterns in the regional context from the Nabatean through to the Umayyad and Abbasid periods. READ MORE

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I Nebrodi nell’antichità: Città Culture Paesaggio

Francesco Collura

The Nebrodi mountains, central-northern Sicily, have long remained archeologically unexplored. This volume hopes to increase the knowledge of many aspects of this part of the island: the meeting between indigenous and Greek cultures, their coexistence, the types of settlement and the organization of cities, the trade and the local productions. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Megaliths of Vera Island in the Southern Urals

Stanislav Grigoriev et al.

The largest and brightest megalithic complex in Russia’s Ural Mountains is located on Vera Island, represented by three chambered megaliths and sanctuaries of the Eneolithic period (mid-4th - 3rd millennium BC). The oldest samples of stone sculpture in the Urals have been revealed within this complex. READ MORE

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El Mesolítico en Cantabria centro-oriental

Mercedes Pérez Bartolomé

This book explores the Mesolithic period in the central-eastern area of Cantabria (Spain) as a manifestation of sociocultural evolution and change of the societies that lived in the area between the ninth and sixth millennia cal BC, until the introduction of farming. READ MORE

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Taming the Great Desert: Adam in the Prehistory of Oman

Guillaume Gernez et al.

This is the first monograph to present research at the Adam oasis, located at the margins of the Rub Al-Khali desert, Oman. Major periods are described, with evidence of Palaeolithic occupation, Neolithic settlements, Early and Middle Bronze Age necropolises, and Iron Age ritual sites. An ethnographic study of traditional water sharing is included. READ MORE

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Early Neolithic, Iron Age and Roman settlement at Monksmoor Farm, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Tracy Preece

MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) has undertaken archaeological work at Monksmoor Farm on the north-eastern edge of Daventry in six different areas. Finds presented here include two early Neolithic pits, a middle Iron Age settlement and two late Iron Age settlements. READ MORE

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Rethinking the Concept of ‘Healing Settlements’: Water, Cults, Constructions and Contexts in the Ancient World

ed. Maddalena Bassani et al.

This volume brings together papers dealing with therapeutic aspects connected to thermo-mineral sites both in Italy and in the Roman Provinces, as well as cultic issues surrounding health and healing. READ MORE

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The Geography of Trade: Landscapes of competition and long-distance contacts in Mesopotamia and Anatolia in the Old Assyrian Colony Period

Alessio Palmisano

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

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Dinamiche insediative nelle campagne dell'Italia tra Tarda Antichità e Alto Medioevo

ed. Angelo Castrorao Barba

A series of selected contributions about settlement patterns in the Italian countryside between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, providing a critical overview of the most recent research on the subject. READ MORE

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Late Iron Age and Roman Settlement at Bozeat Quarry, Northamptonshire: Excavations 1995-2016

Rob Atkins

MOLA (formerly Northamptonshire Archaeology), has undertaken intermittent archaeological work within Bozeat Quarry, Northamptonshire, over a twenty-year period from 1995-2016 covering an area of 59ha. This volume presents excavation findings including evidence of a Late Iron Age and Roman Settlement. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Settlement and Land Use on the Periphery

Jere M. Wickens et al.

This survey by the Southern Euboea Exploration Project provides a wealth of intriguing information about fluctuations in long-term use and habitation in the Bouros-Kastri peninsula at the south-eastern tip of the Greek island of Euboia, and how the peninsula's use was connected to that of the main urban centre at Karystos. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hillforts, Warfare and Society in Bronze Age Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

This is the first project to study hillforts in relation to warfare and conflict in Bronze Age Ireland. This project combines remote sensing and GIS-based landscape analysis with conventional archaeological survey to investigate ten prehistoric hillforts across southern Ireland. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Territoires et ressources des sociétés néolithiques du Bassin parisien

Claira Lietar

The aim of this book is to study forms of territorial patterning and resource management in the middle Neolithic I and II, between 4500 and 3800 BC in the Paris basin. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roman Frontier Studies 2009

ed. Nick Hodgson et al.

Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (LIMES XXI), hosted by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in August 2009. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ländliche Siedlungsstrukturen im römischen Spanien

Jan Schneider

The present study deals with the comparison of rural settlements, aiming to compare developments in various settlements of the Iberian Peninsula during the Roman era. READ MORE

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Enfoques metodológicos en el estudio de los asentamientos fortificados de la edad del hierro

Óscar Rodríguez Monterrubio

This volume focuses on the main methodological perspectives currently existing in studies on Iron Age fortified settlements. 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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Patrones de asentamiento del Malpaís de Zacapu (Michoacán, México) y de sus alrededores en el Posclásico

Gérald Migeon

Presents the results of the archaeological studies relative to the settlement pattern, realized within the framework of the Michoacán Projects I and III, studying of all the perceptible demonstrations of the prehispanic occupations in the region. READ MORE

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Water as a morphogen in landscapes/L’eau comme morphogène dans les paysages

ed. Sandrine Robert et al.

Water as generator of networks was the core topic of the second session organized by the commission Theory and Methods in Landscape Archaeology: Archeogeography that began in 2011 on occasion of the Florianopolis Congress. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | Open Access

Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries)

Balázs Major

This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research in the field of the hitherto unstudied medieval settlement pattern of the Syrian coastal region in the 12th and 13th centuries. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00