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Arqueología de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Sudamérica

Daniel Schávelzon et al.

This study reports on a remarkable discovery and a pioneering example of historical archaeology in Latin America: an unknown settlement was found nestled between rocky cliffs in the Argentinian jungle. Dated to between 1943-6, finds are characterised by exotic European luxuries, German coins and coins from the occupied countries of Western Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

The View from Malakand: Harold Deane’s ‘Note on Udyana and Gandhara’

Llewelyn Morgan et al.

This volume presents a seminal and pioneering account of the antiquities of Swat and Peshawar (Pakistan) by Harold Deane, discovered in the fort at Malakand, Swat; it presents and transcribes the manuscript and provides extended notes identifying and describing the places that Deane discusses in his article. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

A Landscape of Conflict? Rural Fortifications in the Argolid (400–146 BC)

Anna Magdalena Blomley

This is the first systematic study of Late Classical and Hellenistic rural fortifications in ancient Argos and the city-states of the Argolic Akte. Based on one of the largest regional corpora of Greek fortified sites, the volume investigates the function of rural fortifications by placing them in the context of their surrounding landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Practice and Prestige: An Exploration of Neolithic Warfare, Bell Beaker Archery, and Social Stratification from an Anthropological Perspective

Jessica Ryan-Despraz

Drawing on the author's recent study that assessed the bone morphology of skeletons in Bell Beaker burials for signs of specialised archery activity, this book contextualises the osteological findings and explores the evidence for warfare and archery throughout the Neolithic period in general and the Bell Beaker period in particular. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

ArcheoFOSS XIV 2020: Open Software, Hardware, Processes, Data and Formats in Archaeological Research

ed. Julian Bogdani et al.

Proceedings of the 14th edition of ArcheoFOSS, 18 high-level and peer reviewed papers are well distributed between two thematic sections—Application Cases and Development, and Open Data—contributed by more than forty Italian and foreign scholars, researchers and freelance archaeologists working in the field of Cultural Heritage. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

A Monumental Hellenistic Funerary Ensemble at Callatis on the Western Black Sea

ed. Valeriu Sîrbu et al.

Documaci Tumulus, a spectacular early Hellenistic funerary monument recently excavated on the western Black Sea coast, was built at the threshold of the 4th to 3rd centuries BC in the cemetery of the Greek City of Callatis. Excavations offer a glimpse into a complex and interconnected world of Hellenistic architects and artists. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Le commerce de céramiques fines à ammaia, une ville du sud de la Lusitanie (50 – 550 apr. J.-c.)

José Carlos Quaresma

This volume presents the entire assemblage of fine wares (terra sigillata, lamps and thin-walled wares) from Ammaia, a Roman and Late Antique town located in the hinterland of southern Lusitania (presently in Portuguese territory). READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Heritage in the Making: Dealing with the Legacies of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

ed. Flaminia Bartolini

The fifth volume of Ex Novo present selected papers from a workshop held at the University of Cambridge in December 2018. Papers contribute much to the debate on the shifting conditions of the reception of dictatorial regimes, and more specifically the fate of fascist material legacies from the aftermath of WWII to the present day. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece

D. J. Ian Begg

This book relates three years (1921-1924) in the life of Gilbert Bagnani, a young Italian archaeologist in Greece, based on his letters to his mother in Rome, at first as a non-partisan observer of, and later as an active participant in, some of the most tumultuous events in modern Greek history. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

El cerro de Alarcos (Ciudad Real): Formación y desarrollo de un oppidum ibérico

Mª del Rosario García Huerta et al.

This book presents results from the archaeological research which has been carried out since 1997 in Sector III of the Alarcos site, located a few kilometres from Ciudad Real. The research has made it possible to understand the communities that, from the end of the Bronze Age to the end of the Iron Age, inhabited this town and its surrounding area. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Die vermeintlich pergamenische Importkeramik in Ephesos

Asuman Lätzer-Lasar

This book is the first comparative study of three ceramic ware groups found at Ephesos (modern day Turkey): Appliqué Ware, White-grounded ware and Pergamene Sigillata. Until now they were considered to be products made in and imported from Pergamon, but intensive archaeometrical analysis demonstrate that they were produced locally. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future

ed. Tim Malim et al.

This book, organised into 14 well-crafted chapters, charts the archaeology, folklore, heritage and landscape development of one of England's most enigmatic monuments, Old Oswestry Hillfort, from the Iron Age, through its inclusion as part of an early medieval boundary between England and Wales, to its role during World War I. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | 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

Pottery from Roman Malta

Maxine Anastasi et al.

A comprehensive study of Maltese pottery forms from key stratified deposits spanning the 1st century BC to mid-4th century AD. Ceramic material is analysed and quantified in a bid to understand Maltese pottery production during the Roman period, and trace the type and volume of ceramic-borne goods that were circulating the central Mediterranean. READ MORE

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Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years

Boyd Dixon et al.

On June 15, 1944, Afetna Point was called ‘Yellow Beach 2’ by the U.S. Marines and Army infantry braving Japanese resistance to establish a beachhead before capturing As Lito airfield in the following days. After 75 years, this book presents archaeological evidence, archival records, and respected elders’ accounts from WWII. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

The Buckley Potteries: Recent Research and Excavation

Nigel Jones

A regional pottery industry flourished in Buckley, Flintshire, from the medieval period to the mid-20th century. This book, based on recent research and excavations, identifies over 30 production sites. It considers the factors that influenced siting and development, how it changed through time and the reasons for its eventual demise. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Conflict Landscapes: An Archaeology of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War

Salvatore Garfi

This volume is an archaeological exploration of the conflict landscapes encountered by volunteers of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). This research draws, not only on the techniques of landscape archaeology, but also on the writings of international volunteers in Spain – in particular, George Orwell. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ceramics in Transition: Production and Exchange of Late Byzantine-Early Islamic Pottery in Southern Transjordan and the Negev

Elisabeth Holmqvist

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

La defensa de la ciudad de Valencia 1936-1939

José Peinado Cucarella

This publication presents the defense of the city of Valencia during the years 1936-1939 under two premises; whether Valencia was strategically bombed and which were the targets. The second premise is whether the city was efficiently organized to protect its civilians. READ MORE

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Wari Women from Huarmey

Wiesław Więckowski et al.

Excavations at the Castillo de Huarmey archaeological site brought to light the first intact burial of female high-elite members of the Wari culture. This book presents the results of bioarchaeological analyses performed to date, and focuses on reconstructing the funeral rite and social status of the deceased. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Glass and Glass Production in the Near East during the Iron Age

Katharina Schmidt

This book examines the history of glass in Iron Age Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions (1000–539 BCE). This is the first monograph to cover this region and period comprehensively and in detail and thus fills a significant gap in glass research. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956–1971

Graham Connah

Graham Connah's autobiography offers both a professional and personal account that traces his archaeological training and employment at Cambridge and his practical experience on British excavations, and explains how he became one of the pioneers of Nigerian archaeology during a decade in that country. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Art of the Ancestors: Spatial and temporal patterning in the ceiling rock art of Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land, Australia

Robert G. Gunn

This volume, focusing on the ceiling art at Nawarla Gabarnmang, one of the richest rock art sites in Arnhem Land (in Australia’s Northern Territory), presents a new systematic approach to the archaeological recording and documentation of rock art developed to analyse the spatial and temporal structure of complex rock art panels. READ MORE

Paperback: £150.00 | Open Access

The Mycenaean Cemetery at Achaia Clauss near Patras

Constantinos Paschalidis et al.

Presents the study of the finds from the Mycenaean cemetery of Clauss near Patras, carried out between 1988-1992 under the direction of Prof. Thanassis Papadopoulos. During the excavation project, fifteen chamber tombs were located and researched in detail, to be added to those already known from the pre-war excavations by Nikolaos Kyparissis. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Affect of Crafting

Uzma Z. Rizvi

The Affect of Crafting' presents an interrogation of materiality and crafting, a consideration of the situatedness of the technological practice of crafting itself, and the forms of relationships that exist between all things transformed in the act of crafting: bodies, minerals and landscapes. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stamboul Ghosts: A Stroll Through Bohemian Istanbul

John Freely et al.

Colourful, cosmopolitan, hard-drinking, often outrageous characters throng this rollicking memoir by the late John Freely, who moved with his family to Istanbul in 1960 and changed travel writing for good with his 1972 guide, Strolling Through Istanbul. Dozens of books on travel, history and science would follow. READ MORE

Hardback: £16.95

The Law of Treasure

A.G. Guest et al.

This book aims to provide a reliable guide to the Law of Treasure in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It will be of vital interest and utility to metal detectorists in addition to archaeologists, museums, coroner’s offices, finds liaison officers, farmers and landlords’ associations. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | eBook: £16.00

Verres incolores de L’antiquité romaine en Gaule et aux marges de la Gaule

Danièle Foy et al.

Colourless glass became prominent between the middle of the 1st century AD and the beginning of the 4th century. This book reflects the diversity of glass and is designed as a practical manual divided into three parts: Assemblages, Typological Catalogue, Chemical Analyses. READ MORE

Paperback: £130.00 | eBook: £16.00

Commemorating Conflict: Greek Monuments of the Persian Wars

Xavier Duffy

A holistic study of how the Greek peoples (of primarily the classical period) collectively commemorated the Persian Wars. This work analyses commemorative objects, places, and groups for a complete representation of the commemorative tradition. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Wealthy or Not in a Time of Turmoil? The Roman Imperial Hoard from Gruia in Roman Dacia (Romania)

Cristian Gazdac et al.

A fully illustrated catalogue of the coins from a Roman imperial hoard found in Gruia, Romania (in the former Roman province of Dacia) along with a comparative analysis of other similar hoards from throughout the Roman Empire, revealing both general and specific hoarding patterns during the period. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Home, New Herds: Cuman Integration and Animal Husbandry in Medieval Hungary from an Archaeozoological Perspective

Kyra Lyublyanovics

The Cumans are known to history as nomadic, mounted warriors. Some arrived in the Hungarian Kingdom in the mid-thirteenth century seeking asylum, eventually settling and integrating. This study collects historical, ethnographic and archaeological information on the animal husbandry aspect of the development of the Cuman population in Hungary. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Los yacimientos olvidados: registro y musealización de campos de batalla

Mario Ramírez Galán

This book shows the great potential of Spanish battlefields and their heritage for archaeological study. It suggests Spain could be regarded as a very important country regarding battlefield archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki

Anastassios Ch. Antonaras

A detailed examination of the production of glass and glass vessels in the eastern Mediterranean from the Hellenistic Age to the Early Christian period, analysing production techniques and decoration. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | 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

The Archaeology of Kenilworth Castle’s Elizabethan Garden

Brian Dix et al.

Reports on archaeologcial excavations at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, relating to the Elizabethan garden, as well as medieval remains, later Civil War activity, and more recent land-use. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Warriors and other Men

Lisbeth Skogstrand

This book questions whether androcentric archaeology has taught us anything about prehistoric men and their masculinities. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Making Pictures of War

Laura Battini

This book brings together the main discussions that took place at an international conference on the iconology of war in the ancient Near East, a subject never addressed at an international meeting before. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

Iron Age Hillfort Defences and the Tactics of Sling Warfare

Peter Robertson

Sling accuracy at a hillfort is measured here for the first time, in a controlled experiment comparing attack and defence across single and developed ramparts. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Late Prehistory and Protohistory: Bronze Age and Iron Age (1. The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences; 2. Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and I

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

Proceedings of two sessions from the XVII UISPP World Congress, 2014: A3c The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences and A16a Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and Iron Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

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