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  • The Viking Way

    The Viking Way
    av Neil Price

    Inbunden - 2012 - 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…

  • Grave Disturbances

    Grave Disturbances

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254426

    Archaeologists excavating burials often find that they are not the first to disturb the remains of the dead. Graves from many periods frequently show signs that others have been digging and have moved or taken away parts of the original funerary ass…

  • Rock Art Through Time: Scanian Rock Carvings in the Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age

    Rock Art Through Time: Scanian Rock Carvings in the Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age
    av Peter Skoglund

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785701641

    As in many other areas in south Scandinavia, the region surrounding the city of Simrishamn in south-east Scania has a great many Bronze Age mounds that are still visible in the landscape, and records from the museums demonstrate that the area is ric…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253429

    There is evidence that ever since early prehistory, textiles have always had more than simply a utilitarian function. Textiles express who we are - our gender, age, family affiliation, occupation, religion, ethnicity and social, political, economic…

  • 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…

  • Silk for the Vikings

    Silk for the Vikings
    av Marianne Vedeler

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782972150

    The analysis of silk is a fascinating topic for research in itself but here, focusing on the 9th and 10th centuries, Marianne Vedeler takes a closer look at the trade routes and the organization of production, trade and consumption of silk during th…

  • Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain

    Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain
    av Roger Bland

    Inbunden - 2018 - 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…

  • 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…

  • Archaeology of East Asia

    Archaeology of East Asia
    av Gina Lee Barnes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785706677

    Archaeology of East Asia constitutes an introduction to social and political development from the Palaeolithic to 8th-century early historic times. It takes a regional view across China, Korea, Japan and their peripheries that is unbounded by modern…

  • Celtic from the West 2

    Celtic from the West 2

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785706523

    Europe's Atlantic facade has long been treated as marginal to the formation of the European Bronze Age and the puzzle of the origin and early spread of the Indo-European languages. Until recently the idea that Atlantic Europe was a wholly pre-Indo-E…

  • 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…

  • Public Archaeology and Climate Change

    Public Archaeology and Climate Change

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785707049

    Public Archaeology and Climate Change promotes new approaches to studying and managing sites threatened by climate change, specifically actions that engage communities or employ 'citizen science' initiatives. Researchers and heritage managers around…

  • Community Archaeology

    Community Archaeology

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842174326

    Community Archaeology is an assessment of the aims, results and validity of the broad spectrum of community archaeology initiatives taking place today. The project arose from a shared belief in cooperation between professional and non-professional a…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Houses of the Dead?

    Houses of the Dead?

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254105

    The chronological disjuncture, LBK longhouses have widely been considered to provide ancestral influence for both rectangular and trapezoidal long barrows and cairns, but with the discovery and excavation of more houses in recent times is it possibl…

  • Farmers at the Frontier

    Farmers at the Frontier

    Inbunden - 2019 - 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…

  • Art in the Eurasian Iron Age

    Art in the Eurasian Iron Age

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253948

    Since early discoveries of so-called Celtic Art during the 19th century, archaeologists have mused on the origins of this major art tradition, which emerged in Europe around 500 BC. Classical influence has often been cited as the main impetus for th…

  • Viking Worlds

    Viking Worlds

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252101

    Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora. Contributions employ both traditional inter- or multi-disciplinarian perspectives such as using hist…

  • Viking Worlds

    Viking Worlds

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977278

    Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora. Contributions employ both traditional inter- or multi-disciplinarian perspectives such as using hist…

  • A Taste for Green

    A Taste for Green

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252743

    Often along vast expanses, ancient societies traded certain commodities that were considered valuable either for functional or symbolic reasons - or, rather, a mixture of both factors. A Taste for Green addresses latest research into the acquisition…

  • Paths to Complexity

    Paths to Complexity

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977230

    Exploring the origins of urbanism - the emergence and development of the first cities, has long constituted one of the main challenges of archaeological and ancient historical research. Studying cities in a long-term and cross-cultural perspective l…

  • Underground Archaeology: Studies on Human Bones and Artefacts from Ireland's Caves

    Underground Archaeology: Studies on Human Bones and Artefacts from Ireland's Caves

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785703515

    Until the present day, human bones and artifacts recovered from Irish caves, principally between 1870 and 1990 had either been completely neglected or had not been examined with modern techniques. The 15 expert contributions presented here shine a l…

  • Heritage Under Pressure - Threats and Solutions

    Heritage Under Pressure - Threats and Solutions

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252460

    Heritage under Pressure examines the relationship between the political perspective of the UK government on 'soft power' and the globalising effect of projects carried out by archaeologists and heritage professionals working in the historic environm…

  • Northern Archaeological Textiles

    Northern Archaeological Textiles
    av Frances Pritchard

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782979784

    This volume presents the papers from the seventh North-European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles (NESAT), held in Edinburgh in 1999. The themes covered demonstrate a variety of scholarship that will encourage anyone working in this important an…

  • The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces

    The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces
    av Caroline Arcini

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709388

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

  • 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…

  • Anatolian Interfaces

    Anatolian Interfaces
    av Billie Jean Collins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842179635

    The papers in this collection are the product of the conference "Hittites, Greeks and Their Neighbors in Ancient Anatolia: An International Conference on Cross-Cultural Interaction," hosted by Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. They cover an impr…

  • Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172773

    This is the third book on material studies in this series on medieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantial body of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade. The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the edit…

  • Making One's Way in the World

    Making One's Way in the World
    av Martin Bell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254020

    The book draws on the evidence of landscape archaeology, palaeoenvironmental studies, ethnohistory and animal tracking to address the neglected topic of how we identify and interpret past patterns of movement in the landscape. It challenges the pess…

  • Manufactured Bodies

    Manufactured Bodies
    av Gaynor Western

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253221

    Industrialisation is a notoriously complex issue in terms of the hazards and benefits it has brought to human beings in our endeavours to improve our lives. This is never more evident than in the field of health and medicine, where there are many qu…

  • 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…

  • Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century

    Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789250077

    This volume brings together historians and archaeologists working on diverse aspects of Asia Minor in the long sixth century. They discuss topics as varied as rural prosperity, urbanism in cities large and small, frontier management, and the imperia…

  • Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842179871

    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This second volume of Calenda…

  • Ways of Being Roman

    Ways of Being Roman
    av Louise Revell

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172926

    This book examines the question of identity in the Roman provinces of the western empire. It takes an innovative approach in looking at the wider discourses or ideologies through which an individual sense of self was learnt and expressed. This wide-…

  • Celtic from the West 3

    Celtic from the West 3

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785702273

    The Celtic languages and groups called Keltoi (i.e. 'Celts') emerge into our written records at the pre-Roman Iron Age. The impetus for this book is to explore from the perspectives of three disciplines-archaeology, genetics, and linguistics-the bac…

  • Material Approaches to Roman Magic

    Material Approaches to Roman Magic

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785708817

    This second volume in the new TRAC Themes in Roman Archaeology series seeks to push the research agendas of materiality and lived experience further into the study of Roman magic, a field that has, until recently, lacked object-focused analysis. Bui…

  • The Arras Culture of Eastern Yorkshire - Celebrating the Iron Age

    The Arras Culture of Eastern Yorkshire - Celebrating the Iron Age

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789252583

    In 1817 a group of East Yorkshire gentry opened barrows in a large Iron Age cemetery on the Yorkshire Wolds at Arras, near Market Weighton, including a remarkable burial accompanied by a chariot with two horses, which became known as the King's Barr…

  • The Egyptian Collection at Norwich Castle Museum

    The Egyptian Collection at Norwich Castle Museum
    av Faye Kalloniatis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789251968

    The Egyptian Collection at Norwich Castle Museum represents the first full publication of this important collection which contains several outstanding objects.Part 1 begins with an outline of the acquisition history of the Egyptian collection and it…

  • Everyday Products in the Middle Ages: Crafts, Consumption and the Individual in Northern Europe C. Ad 800-1600

    Everyday Products in the Middle Ages: Crafts, Consumption and the Individual in Northern Europe C. Ad 800-1600

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782978053

    The medieval marketplace is a familiar setting in popular and academic accounts of the Middle Ages, but we actually know very little about the people involved in the transactions that took place there, how their lives were influenced by those transa…

  • Ecology of a Tool

    Ecology of a Tool
    av Pierre Petrequin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253863

    New Guinea, and especially Papua New Guinea, is the last country in the world where ethnologists were able to closely observe, film and photograph the whole manufacturing chaines operatoires of polished stone felling tools, from quarry extraction to…

  • Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress

    Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977155

    Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain the fullest picture of surviving material. Issues address…

  • The Land Was Forever: 15000 Years in North-East Scotland

    The Land Was Forever: 15000 Years in North-East Scotland
    av Kirsty Dingwall

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709883

    Eight sites were excavated along the route of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route between Balmedy to Tipperty. The sites are mostly multi-period. One site on the banks of the River Dee, revealed nine phases of activity extending from the Upper Pal…

  • Calendars and Years

    Calendars and Years
    av John M. Steele

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842173022

    Dates form the backbone of written history. But where do these dates come from? Many different calendars were used in the ancient world. Some of these calendars were based upon observations or calculations of regular astronomical phenomena, such as…

  • Tools, Textiles and Contexts

    Tools, Textiles and Contexts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842174722

    Textile production is one of the most important crafts in Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age societies and recent interdisciplinary and collaborative work offers crucial new perspectives into this field. The new and updated catalogue of arc…

  • A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789250466

    The settlement at Bornais in the Western Isles of Scotland is one of the largest rural settlements known from the Norse period in Britain. It spans the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century AD when the Atlantic seaboard was subject to drast…

  • Rock Art Studies - News of the World Volume 3

    Rock Art Studies - News of the World Volume 3
    av Natalie R. Franklin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842173169

    This is the third in the five-yearly series of surveys of what is happening in rock art studies around the world. As always, the texts reflect something of the great differences in approach and emphasis that exist in different regions. The volume pr…

  • Rock Art and Seascapes in Uppland

    Rock Art and Seascapes in Uppland
    av Johan Ling

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842175132

    Rock Art and Seascapes in Uppland presents a fresh approach to the detailed study of a selection of over 80 rock art panels located close to the present coastline of Uppland, Sweden, which include some 2000 ship depictions among the varied figurativ…

  • Elevated Rock Art

    Elevated Rock Art
    av Johan Ling

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782977629

    How may Bohuslan rock art and landscape be perceived and understood? Since the Bronze Age, the landscape has been transformed by shore displacement but, largely due to misunderstanding and certain ideas about the character of Bronze Age society, roc…