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A major publication from the "Migration during the Viking period" project, this book explores life during the Viking period from a new perspective. Using osteological material, it examines attitudes towards visible aspects of demography and health, such as migration, disease, disablement, and body modification.
Presents a highly illustrated discourse on the symbolism and role of recessed entranceways in religious and other public buildings from the Neolithic to the present time
English edition of classic French publication on the manufacture, exchange and social and economic significance of New Guinea axes.
Inter-disciplinary study combining archaeological evidence for cultural development with DNA studies and historical linguistics to examine the origins, chronology and spread of Indo-European cultures.
The Tribal Hidage, attributed to the 7th century, records the named groups and polities of early Anglo-Saxon England and the taxation tribute due from their lands and surpluses.
A volume of essays on communicating archaeology by every imaginable means provides an excellent tribute to the work of Bill Putnam - always a communicator. Learning by doing (Philip Rahtz) , field archaeology in the 70s and 80s (John Hinchliffe) , ignore good communication at your peril (Andrew Lawson) , the IFA: what it means to be a member of a professional body (Timothy Darvill) , talking to ourselves (Ellen McAdam) , commissioning knowledge or making archaeology for books (Peter Kemmis Betty) , arcane to ARC: the York experience (Andrew Jones) , the National Curriculum (Mike Corbishley) , past experience: the view from teacher education (Tim Copeland) , child's play: archaeology out of school (Kate Pretty) , university archaeology: ivory tower or white elephant? (Kevin Andrews) , liberal adult education in the second half of the twentieth centruy (Trevor Rowley) , the local societies (John Manley) , archaeology in museums
Istanbul, Europe's largest city, became an urban centre of exceptional size when it was chosen by Constantine the Great as a new Roman capital city.
Butrint, ancient Buthrotum , has taken many forms in different ages, shaped by the near-constant interaction between the place, its lagoonal landscape and the Mediterranean.
The naval history of the Lower Danube and the Black Sea in Roman and Byzantine times is here brought to light in a series of essays that look at the historical and archaeological evidence for the fleet and its role as a frontier force; the structure of the fleet; the types of ships; the ports and harbours; the activity and use of the fleet ...
This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of Scandinavian-influenced place-names in East Anglia, and proposes a new model of place-name formation that incorporates the hypothesis of a substantial migration of Viking settlers from Scandinavia.
A fully illustrated insight into an innovative recovery programme that supported wounded soldiers through involvement in archaeology.
Presents a detailed study of the Battle of Pinkie, 1547 - a battle that is of considerable significance in the history of both Scotland and England.
Excavation report on the massive Neolithic timber 'temple' structure complex at Ballynahatty, Northern Ireland and its destruction by fire in the context of its landscape and environmental history.