Archaeology

    Almost Human

    By Lee Berger

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    Like Donald Johanson's Lucy, this first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human evolution. A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger's own take on finding Homo naledi, an all-new species on the human family tree.

    Fishing and Shipwreck Heritage: Marine Archaeology\'s Greatest Threat?

    By Sean A. Kingsley

    Paperback £25.65

    For 250 years encrusted wonders have been turning up in fishermen's nets: everything imaginable from prehistoric animal bones to priceless Roman statues. Fishing trawlers annually sweep an area equivalent in size to half the world's continental shelves. Everything in the wake of these bulldozers of the deep is battered. A...

    Pocket Museum: Ancient Rome

    By Virginia L. Campbell

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    A detailed exploration of nearly 200 objects from ancient Rome and museum collections around the world, gathered here into one handy, pocket-sized guide

    Pocket Museum: Ancient Greece

    By David Michael Smith

    Hardback £10.23

    A vast collection of significant works of art from the whole of ancient Greek civilization and a range of museums, gathered in one handy, pocket-sized guide

    Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    By Vicki Cummings

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    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and death...

    Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

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    This collection brings together leading experts and new voices in the study of death in the human past. The book explores the rich range of archaeological evidence shedding light on the use of cremation from prehistory to the present day.

    Human Remains and Mass Violence: Methodological Approaches

    Paperback £23.71

    This book outlines for the first time in a single volume the theoretical and methodological tools for a study of human remains resulting from episodes of mass violence and genocide. Despite the highly innovative and contemporary research into both mass violence and the body, the most significant consequence of conflict...

    Travels with an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place

    By Richard Hodges

    Hardback £18.46

    "A memoir of travels by an eminent archaeologist and historian"--

    Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics

    By James Doyle

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    Hardback Save £7.61 = £57.38

    This book examines the emergence of political institutions in Maya civilization through studies of landscape, architecture and material culture.

    Three Stones Make a Wall

    By Eric H. Cline

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    From the bestselling author of 1177 B.C., a comprehensive history of archaeology--from its amateur beginnings to the cutting-edge science it is today. In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he...

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