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  • The Viking Way

    The Viking Way
    av Neil Price

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172605

    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet despite t…

  • Treasures from the Sea

    Treasures from the Sea

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785704352

    This interdisciplinary volume presents a collection of 17 papers which treat the current state of research on two marine resources used in ancient textile manufacture, shellfish purple dye and sea silk. Purple dye is extracted from the glands of the…

  • A City from the Dawn of History

    A City from the Dawn of History
    av John MacGinnis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977971

    The city of Erbil, which now claims to be one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, lies on the rich alluvial plains at the foot of the piedmont of the Zagros mountains in a strategic position which made it a natural gateway betwe…

  • Interdisciplinarity and Archaeology

    Interdisciplinarity and Archaeology

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254662

    The aim of this book is to explore the interdisciplinary relationships between archaeology and other branches of knowledge in Europe and elsewhere. Interdisciplinary cooperation has been essential in the development of archaeology as we know it toda…

  • Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record

    Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record
    av Eileen M. Murphy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842173381

    This edited volume contains twelve papers that present evidence on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic through to Post-Medieval periods and includes case studies from some ten countries. It has long been recognised by archaeologists th…

  • The Parthian and Early Sasanian Empires

    The Parthian and Early Sasanian Empires

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709623

    Although much of the primary information about the Parthian period comes from coins, there has been much new research undertaken over the past few decades into wider aspects of both the Parthian and Sasanian Empires including the Arsacid Parthians,…

  • Weapons and Tools in Rock Art

    Weapons and Tools in Rock Art

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254907

    Weapons and tools are frequently found depicted in rock art in many parts of the globe and different periods and in varying social contexts. This collection of papers by leading rock art specialists examines the subjective and metaphorical value of…

  • A Globalised Visual Culture?

    A Globalised Visual Culture?

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254464

    Late Antique artefacts, and the images they carry, attest to a highly connected visual culture from ca. 300 to 800 C.E. On the one hand, the same decorative motifs and iconographies are found across various genres of visual and material culture, irr…

  • The Viking Age

    The Viking Age
    av Caroline Arcini

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709388

    The majority of literature about the Viking period, based on artefacts or written sources, covers battles, kings, chiefs and mercenaries, long distance travel and colonisation, trade, and settlement. Less is said about the life of those that stayed…

  • Monumentalising Life in the Neolithic

    Monumentalising Life in the Neolithic

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254945

    One of the principal characteristics of the European Neolithic is the development of monumentality in association with innovations in material culture and changes in subsistence from hunting and gathering to farming and pastoralism. The papers in th…

  • Pathways and Ceremonies

    Pathways and Ceremonies
    av Alistair Barclay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900188425

    A review of the most recent evidence from cursuses, and ideas on their interpretation, with contributions as follows: Introduction (J Harding and A Barclay) , the radiocarbon problem (A Barclay and A Bayliss) , symbolic territories (J Harding) , pro…

  • Life and Death in the Mesolithic of Sweden

    Life and Death in the Mesolithic of Sweden
    av Mats Larsson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785703850

    Over the last 20 years a vast number of new and important Swedish Mesolithic sites have been excavated and published in different ways as articles, books and site reports. As yet there has been no study that tries to bring the loose ends together an…

  • Market as Place and Space of Economic Exchange

    Market as Place and Space of Economic Exchange

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785708930

    In the context of commodification, material culture has particular properties hitherto considered irrelevant or neglected. First, the market is a spatial structure, assigning special properties to the things offered: the goods and commodities. Secon…

  • Tracing the Indo-Europeans

    Tracing the Indo-Europeans

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252705

    Recent developments in aDNA has reshaped our understanding of later European prehistory, and at the same time also opened up for more fruitful collaborations between archaeologists and historical linguists. Two revolutionary genetic studies, publish…

  • The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789255386

    This book explores the economic evidence for the settlement at Bornais on South Uist. It reports in detail on the large assemblages of material found during the excavations at mounds 2 and 2A. There is important evidence for craft activity, such as…

  • Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens
    av Stella Spantidaki

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785702525

    Textile technology is older than any other ancient craft and is an instance of cognitive archaeology that provides vital information about society. In ancient Greece, textiles were considered among the principal and most fundamental cultural express…

  • Changing Pictures

    Changing Pictures

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842174050

    This volume derives from a workshop held at the University of Kalmar (now Linnaeus University), Sweden between the 20-24 of October 2008. The aim of this gathering was to provide a forum for rock art researchers from different parts of northern Euro…

  • Exploring Celtic Origins

    Exploring Celtic Origins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789255508

    Exploring Celtic Origins is the fruit of collaborative work by researchers in archaeology, historical linguistics, and archaeogenetics over the past ten years. This team works towards the goal of a better understanding of the background in the Bronz…

  • Exploring Celtic Origins

    Exploring Celtic Origins

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789250886

    Exploring Celtic Origins is the fruit of collaborative work by researchers in archaeology, historical linguistics, and archaeogenetics over the past ten years. This team works towards the goal of a better understanding of the background in the Bronz…

  • The Army of the Roman Republic

    The Army of the Roman Republic
    av Mike Dobson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785703980

    The main source of archaeological evidence for Late Roman Republican camps is a complex of installations around the Iberian city of Numantia in Spain, excavated by Adolf Schulten in the early 1900s. This book reassesses Schulten and concludes that m…

  • Development-led Archaeology in North-West Europe

    Development-led Archaeology in North-West Europe

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842174661

    Many countries in northern Europe have seen a huge expansion in development-led archaeology over the past few decades. Legislation, frameworks for heritage management and codes of practice have developed along similar but different lines. The Valett…

  • The Dyer's Handbook

    The Dyer's Handbook
    av Dominique Cardon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789255492

    Persian blue, pomegranate flower, spiny lobster, wine soup, pale flesh, dove breast, golden wax, grass green, green sand, rotten olive, modest plum, agate, rich French gray, gunpowder of the English...these are just some of the colour names of old f…

  • Julius Caesar's Battle for Gaul

    Julius Caesar's Battle for Gaul

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789250503

    Between 58 and 51 BC Julius Caesar conquered Gaul. He campaigned across much of present day France and the Low Countries, crossed the Rhine to Germany, and sailed the Channel to invade Britain. In doing this he achieved immense personal wealth and g…

  • Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition

    Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition
    av M. C. Bishop, J. C. Coulston

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842171592

    Rome's rise to empire is often said to have owed much to the efficiency and military skill of her armies and their technological superiority over barbarian enemies.

  • Looting or Missioning

    Looting or Missioning
    av Egil Mikkelsen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253184

    Until now insular and continental material, mostly metal-work, found in pagan Viking Age graves in Norway, has been interpreted as looted material from churches and monasteries on the British Isles and the Continent. The raiding Vikings brought thes…

  • Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain

    Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain
    av Roger Bland

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785708558

    More coin hoards have been recorded from Roman Britain than from any other province of the Empire. This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume provides a survey of over 3260 hoards of Iron Age and Roman coins found in England and Wales with a…

  • Army of the Roman Emperors

    Army of the Roman Emperors
    av Thomas Fischer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789251845

    Compared to modern standard, the Roman army of the imperial era was surprisingly small. However, when assessed in terms of their various tasks, they by far outstrip modern armies - acting not only as an armed power of the state in external and inter…

  • Kale Akte, the Fair Promontory

    Kale Akte, the Fair Promontory
    av Adam Lindhagen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252507

    This volume investigates the interaction between the natural environment, market forces and political entities in an ancient Sicilian town and its surrounding micro-region over the time-span of a thousand years. Focusing on the ancient polis of Kale…

  • BRIDGING THE PAST LIFE IN MEDIEVALAND PO

    BRIDGING THE PAST LIFE IN MEDIEVALAND PO
    av STEVEN TEAGUE

    Inbunden - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995663633

    Excavations along the route of ThameslinkBorough Viaduct and at London Bridge Station.

  • Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

    Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977193

    Textile and dress production, from raw materials to finished items, has had a significant impact on society from its earliest history. The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile and…

  • Reinventing Sustainability

    Reinventing Sustainability
    av Erika Guttmann-Bond

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709920

    There have been many books written about what we can learn from the failures of the past, but I want to take a more optimistic view, focussing on what we have to learn from past successes. This book is about sustainable agriculture and architecture…

  • Textiles and the Medieval Economy

    Textiles and the Medieval Economy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252095

    Archaeologists and textile historians bring together 16 papers to investigate the production, trade and consumption of textiles in Scandinavia and across parts of northern and Mediterranean Europe throughout the medieval period. Archaeological evide…

  • Debasement

    Debasement

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253986

    The debasement of coinage, particularly of silver, was a common feature of pre-modern monetary systems. Most coinages were issued by state authorities and the condition of a coinage is often seen (rightly or wrongly) as an indicator of the broader f…

  • The Cosmatesque Mosaics of Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmatesque Mosaics of Westminster Abbey
    av Warwick Rodwell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252347

    Westminster Abbey contains the only surviving medieval Cosmatesque mosaics outside Italy. They comprise: the 'Great Pavement' in the sanctuary; the pavement around the shrine of Edward the Confessor; the saint's tomb and shrine; Henry III's tomb; th…

  • Collapse and Transformation

    Collapse and Transformation

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254259

    The years c. 1250 to 1150 BC in Greece and the Aegean are often characterised as a time of crisis and collapse. A critical period in the long history of the region and its people and culture, they witnessed the end of the Mycenaean kingdoms, with th…

  • Current Approaches to Tells in the Prehistoric Old World

    Current Approaches to Tells in the Prehistoric Old World

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254860

    Deeply stratified settlements are a distinctive site type featuring prominently in diverse later prehistoric landscapes of the Old World. Their massive materiality has attracted the curiosity of lay people and archaeologists alike. Nowadays a wide v…

  • The Social Context of Technology

    The Social Context of Technology
    av Sophia Adams

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789251760

    The Social Context of Technology explores non-ferrous metalworking in Britain and Ireland during the Bronze and Iron Ages (c. 2500 BC to 1st century AD). Bronze-working dominates the evidence, though the crafting of other non-ferrous metals - includ…

  • York

    York

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785701276

    York has been England's second city for much of its almost 2000 years of history. This atlas, produced in the Historic Towns Trust's large portfolio format, traces the origins and growth of the city from its foundation as a Roman legionary fortress…

  • Farmers at the Frontier

    Farmers at the Frontier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789251401

    All farming in prehistoric Europe ultimately came from elsewhere in one way or another, unlike the growing numbers of primary centers of domestication and agricultural origins worldwide. This fact affects every aspect of our understanding of the sta…

  • Crafts and Social Networks in Viking Towns

    Crafts and Social Networks in Viking Towns

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789251609

    Crafts and Social Networks in Viking Towns explores the interface between craft, communication networks, and urbanisation in Viking-Age northern Europe. Viking-period towns were the hubs of cross-cultural communication of their age, and innovations…

  • Cod and Herring

    Cod and Herring

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785702396

    Quests for cod, herring and other sea fish had profound impacts on medieval Europe. This interdisciplinary book combines history, archaeology and zooarchaeology to discover the chronology, causes and consequences of these fisheries. It crosscuts tra…

  • Parts and Wholes

    Parts and Wholes
    av John Chapman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172223

    This is a highly original work that attempts to take fragmentation studies further towards integrating archaeology, social anthropology and material culture, and concerns the relationship between whole objects and broken ones. The authors construct…

  • Landscapes Revealed

    Landscapes Revealed
    av Amanda Brend

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789255065

    This volume brings together several years of work devoted to the wider landscape of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. It documents the results of a programme of geophysical and related survey across an area of c. 285 hectares betwee…

  • ELITE RESIDENCE TO MANUFACTURING CE

    ELITE RESIDENCE TO MANUFACTURING CE
    av ALISTAIR DOUGLAS BE

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999615536

  • The Competition of Fibres

    The Competition of Fibres

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254297

    The central issues discussed in this new collected work in the highly successful ancient textiles series are the relationships between fiber resources and availability on the one hand and the ways those resources were exploited to produce textiles o…

  • Death and Changing Rituals

    Death and Changing Rituals

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253818

    The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may range from a simple act of deportment i…

  • Picturing the Bronze Age

    Picturing the Bronze Age

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782978794

    Pictures from the Bronze Age are numerous, vivid and complex. There is no other prehistoric period that has produced such a wide range of images spanning from rock art to figurines to decoration on bronzes and gold. Fifteen papers, with a geographic…

  • City Walls in Late Antiquity

    City Walls in Late Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253641

    The construction of urban defences was one of the hallmarks of the late Roman and late-antique periods (300-600 AD) throughout the western and eastern empire. City walls were the most significant construction projects of their time and they redefine…

  • A Maritime Archaeology of Ships

    A Maritime Archaeology of Ships
    av J. R. Adams

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172971

    In the last fifty years the investigation of maritime archaeological sites in the sea, in the coastal zone and in their interconnecting locales, has emerged as one of archaeology's most dynamic and fast developing fields. No longer a niche interest,…

  • Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253528

    The present volume shows the archaeological thinking as a form of art, revealing the poetics of the archaeological imagination. It shows that, in their work, archaeologists, without being inspired by contemporary artists, use creative methods, and t…

  • Prehistoric Ukraine

    Prehistoric Ukraine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254587

    This volume covers the Prehistory of Ukraine from the Lower Palaeolithic through to the end of the Neolithic periods. This is the first comprehensive synthesis of Ukrainian Prehistory from earliest times through until the Neolithic Period undertaken…