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Paperback. Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? This title reveals how their domestication of horses and use of the wheel spread language. Num Pages: 568 pages, 3 halftones. 86 line illus. 16 tables. 25 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDA; HDD; TB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 151 x 35. Weight in Grams: 808.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780691148182
ISBN
9780691148182

€ 28.99
€ 21.27

Paperback. Editor(s): Hornborg, Alf; Hill, Jonathan David. Num Pages: 408 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSB; HBJK; HDD; JFSL9; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 231 x 21. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University Press of Colorado United States
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9781607321965
ISBN
9781607321965

€ 31.81

Paperback. Older than Stonehenge, Mycenae and the Egyptian pyramids, the huge megalithic tomb of Newgrange in Ireland stands as a testament to the achievements of our Stoneage forebears over 5000 years ago. This is an account of that structure. Series: New Aspects of Antiquity. Num Pages: 240 pages, 157 illustrations, 13 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DBR; AC; HDDA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 188 x 19. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
9780500273715
ISBN
9780500273715

€ 23.99
€ 15.30

Hardcover. The tomb of Tutankhamun, with its treasures, remains the most sensational archaeological find of all time. This volume takes the reader through Tutankhamuns tomb room-by-room in the order that it was discovered and excavated. Num Pages: 296 pages, 324 illustrations, 317 in colour. BIC Classification: HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 348 x 252 x 32. Weight in Grams: 2500.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500051511
ISBN
9780500051511

€ 46.99
€ 37.16

Hardcover. Ancient Egyptian cities and towns have been one of the least- studied and least-published aspects of this great ancient civilization. This book brings fresh discoveries to a general and scholarly audience, and to provide a comprehensive overview of what we know about ancient settlement during the dynastic period. Num Pages: 240 pages, 242 illustrations, 193 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 263 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1100.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500051795
ISBN
9780500051795

€ 29.99
€ 19.29

Paperback. The gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, worshipped for over half of recorded history, are among the most fascinating and complex of any civilization. This is a guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society. It examines the evolution, worship and eventual decline of the numerous gods and goddesses. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 256 x 2. Weight in Grams: 1024.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500284247
ISBN
9780500284247

€ 22.99
€ 15.66

Paperback. For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. This book takes a look at the whole story of the Neanderthals. Num Pages: 208 pages, 77 illustrations, 20 in colour. BIC Classification: HDDA; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 31. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500292044
ISBN
9780500292044

€ 12.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. Investigates the burial practices and social transformations in the era when Cypriot agricultural communities moved from village to urban life and became major players in the eastern Mediterranean copper trade. Series: Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology S. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DVC; HDDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 244 x 169 x 15. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781845532826
ISBN
9781845532826

€ 38.80

Hardcover. A detailed report on the plant remains along with a full treatment of craft and technology from the site of Sitagroi, NE Greece. Editor(s): Elster, Ernestine S.; Renfrew, Lord Colin. Series: Monumenta Archaeologica. Num Pages: 519 pages, b/w pls. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 279 x 216 x 44. Weight in Grams: 2068.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781931745024
ISBN
9781931745024

€ 24.90

Paperback. This book explores the occurence of tin deposits in antiquity, and aims to deduce which, if any were available to ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations, through natural occurence and trade. A particular focus is on Cornwall where Penhallurick states "there is more evidence.. Num Pages: 271 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWC; HDD; KNAT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 240 x 176 x 14. Weight in Grams: 574.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Maney Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
271
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906540197
ISBN
9781906540197

€ 46.76

Paperback. The purpose the hillforts served is examined in this book. It also describes how the defences were constructed, the design of the entrances, and the buildings that were erected inside.' Series: Shire Archaeology. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 146 x 7. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Number of pages
64
Condition
New
SKU
9780747801801
ISBN
9780747801801

€ 8.99
€ 8.37

Paperback. This collection elucidates the key role played by the National Research Council seminars, reports, and pamphlets in setting an agenda that has guided American archaeology in the 20th century. Editor(s): O'Brien, Michael J.; Lyman, R. Lee. Series: Classics in Southeastern Archaeology. Num Pages: 424 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 32. Weight in Grams: 826. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
424
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0017271
ISBN
9780817310844

€ 10.01

Paperback. While most studies of intercultural contact focus on the impact of the intrusive power on the native culture, this book examines the effects of the colonization process on the Spaniards in the New World during the 16th century. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1KJH; HDD; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 146 x 14. Weight in Grams: 249. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
176
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018385
ISBN
9780817304980

€ 13.89

Hardcover. Caborn-Welborn, a late Mississippian (A.D. 1400-1700) farming society, developed following the collapse of the Angel chiefdom (A.D. 1000-1400). David Pollack examines the ways in which that new society reconstructed social, political, and economic relationships from the remnants of the Angel chiefdom. Num Pages: 320 pages, 47 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBN; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 535. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
320
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0019186
ISBN
9780817314194

€ 9.02

Hardcover. This book explores the extent to which foodways, an important marker of group identity, can be recognized in charred macrobotanical remains from archaeological sites. Leslie Bush compares archaeobotanical remains from 13 Oliver Phase sites in Indiana to other late prehistoric sites. Num Pages: 208 pages, 12ill. BIC Classification: 1KBBND; 3H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472. Fine copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Number of pages
208
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KST0009732
ISBN
9780817314347

€ 13.83

Hardcover. By the 14th century more than a dozen accretional burial mounds - reaching heights of 12 to 15 feet - marked the floodplains of interior Virginia. This study uses what remains of the mounds - excavated from the 1890s to the 1980s - to gain a new understanding of the Monacans Num Pages: 176 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFV; 3H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 417. Fine copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KST0010106
ISBN
9780817314385

€ 10.93

Paperback. 'The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating' brings together a leading team of archaeologists, Egyptologists, Biblical scholars and radiocarbon dating specialists to examine the interface between archaeology, science-based research methods and the Bible. Num Pages: 448 pages, 210 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HDDH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 168 x 29. Weight in Grams: 839.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781845530570
ISBN
9781845530570

€ 61.71

Paperback. This fourth edition of David Grant Noble's indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and newly opened archaeological sites. Filled with photos of ruins, petroglyphs, and artifacts, as well as maps, this is a guide every traveler needs when exploring the Southwest. Num Pages: 304 pages, 51 black & white halftones, 84 colour illustrations, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBW; HDD; JFSL9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 227 x 18. Weight in Grams: 644.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Taylor Trade Publishing
Edition
Fourth Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781589799370
ISBN
9781589799370

€ 25.99
€ 20.87

Hardcover. This research has focused on how successive rural populations in the Malloura valley have adapted to local environmental changes and shifting political tides in the region, and how this adaptation is reflected in the archaeological, historical, and ethnographic record recovered by the project and reported in this volume. Editor(s): Toumazou, Michael K.; Kardulias, P. Nick; Counts, Derek B. Series: Annual of ASOR. Num Pages: 400 pages, 167 figures, 16 tables, 2 maps. BIC Classification: HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 285 x 221 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1524.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
American Schools of Oriental Research United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780897570862
ISBN
9780897570862

€ 21.84

Hardcover. Drawing on recent archaeological research at the site of Diouboye in eastern Senegal, this book explores social life in medieval Bambuk from the standpoint of a village occupied over several centuries (1000-1400 CE). Series: New Directions in Anthropological Archaeology. Num Pages: 256 pages, 147 figures. BIC Classification: 1HFDS; 3H; HDD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 244 x 169. Weight in Grams: 739.
Publisher
Equinox Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781790403
ISBN
9781781790403

€ 110.06

Hardcover. Featuring over 400 photographs, this volume presents a range of ancient Egyptian gold objects and jewels. It constitutes a study of the subject, not only revealing an array of dazzling jewellery and metalwork but also tracing the development of the goldsmiths' techniques and fashions. Num Pages: 256 pages, 400 colour and b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; ACG; AFKG; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 325 x 245. . Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KOC0011894
ISBN
9781860645273

€ 25.00

Paperback. This new revised edition offers expanded coverage, new illustrations and an extended new list of references. Num Pages: 423 pages, 74 b/w illus. 18 maps. BIC Classification: 1H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 253 x 177 x 23. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
423
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107621275
ISBN
9781107621275

€ 38.03

Paperback. A narrative history of the cavalcade of archaeologists, charlatans, thieves, self-promoters, and sightseers who have flocked to the Nile Valley since early times to study - or steal - the wonders of ancient Egypt Num Pages: 320 pages, 40 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 496. A narrative history of the cavalcade of archaeologists, charlatans, thieves, self-promoters, and sightseers who have flocked to the Nile Valley since early times to study - or steal - the wonders of ancient Egypt Num Pages: 320 pages, 40 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 496. Fine in dustjacket. DJ has some shelf wear including small nicks and scuff marks
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Rev Upd
Number of pages
320
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KLJ0014619
ISBN
9780813340616

€ 15.99
€ 15.84

Hardcover. This book explores the extent to which foodways, an important marker of group identity, can be recognized in charred macrobotanical remains from archaeological sites. Leslie Bush compares archaeobotanical remains from 13 Oliver Phase sites in Indiana to other late prehistoric sites. Num Pages: 208 pages, 12ill. BIC Classification: 1KBBND; 3H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472. Fine copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KST0009731
ISBN
9780817314347

€ 13.83