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A Material Culture

Consumption and Materiality on the Coast of Precolonial East Africa

by Stephanie Wynne-Jones

<p>A Material Culture focuses on objects in Swahili society through the elaboration of an approach that sees people and things as caught up in webs of mutual interaction. It therefore provides both a new theoretical intervention in some of the ...

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A Medieval Manor House Rediscovered

Excavations at Longforth Farm, Wellington, Somerset by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews and Matt Leivers

by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews & Matt Leivers

Excavations in advance of housing development at Longforth Farm, Wellington revealed limited evidence for late prehistoric settlement, but the principal discovery was the remains of a previously unknown high status medieval building complex. ...

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A Medieval Manor House Rediscovered: Excavations at Longforth Farm, Wellington, Somerset by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews and Matt Leivers

by Flaherty, Simon

Excavations in advance of housing development at Longforth Farm, Wellington revealed limited evidence for late prehistoric settlement, but the principal discovery was the remains of a previously unknown high status medieval building complex. ...

ISBN: 9781874350873

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A Millennium of Cultural Contact

by Alistair Paterson

<p>Alistair Paterson has written a comprehensive textbook detailing the millennium of cultural contact between European societies and those of the rest of the world. Beginning with the Norse intersection with indigenous peoples of Greenland, ...

ISBN: 9781315435718

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A Neolithic Ceremonial Complex in Galloway

Excavations at Dunragit and Droughduil, 1999–2002

by Julian Thomas

<p>A complex enclosure identified by aerial photography at Dunragit Galloway, was demonstrated by excavation to have been of Late Neolithic date, and comprised three concentric timber ramped post-rings, 120–300 m in diameter. The two outer ...

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A Neolithic Ceremonial Complex in Galloway: Excavations at Dunragit and Droughduil, 1999-2002

by Thomas, Julian

<SPAN STYLE= "" >A complex enclosure identified by aerial photography at Dunragit Galloway, was demonstrated by excavation to have been of Late Neolithic date, and comprised three concentric timber ramped post-rings, 120&ndash;300 m in diameter.

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A Numismatic Manual

by John Yonge Akerman

<p>The Fourth Part consists Of a carefully arranged Catalogue of anglo-gallic Coins and the Fifth contains brief notices of Irish and Scotch Coins.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243754809

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A Pearl in Peril

Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

by Christina Luke

<p>Known as &quot;the Pearl of the Mediterranean,&quot; Izmir invokes a city and countryside blessed with good fortune; it is known to many as the homeland of Ephesus, Bergama, and Sardis. Yet, Turkey's third largest city has an especially vexed

ISBN: 9780190914417

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A Population History of India

From the First Modern People to the Present Day

by Tim Dyson

<p>A Population History of India provides an account of the size and characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country - very roughly seventy thousand years ago - until the ...

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A Portable Cosmos

Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

by Alexander Jones

<p>From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Terracotta Army, ancient artifacts have long fascinated the modern world. However, the importance of some discoveries is not always immediately understood. This was the case in 1901 when sponge divers ...

ISBN: 9780190618599

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A Record of European Armour and Arms

Through Seven Centuries

by Guy Francis Laking

<p>His book does not pretend to open up a new road to the student of arms and armour, but it is a faithful record of my Observations and notes since boyhood. My evidence confirms the accepted theories of the great scholars who preceded me.</p>

ISBN: 9780243752904

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A Short History of Ancient Greece

by PJ Rhodes

<p>Classical Greece and its legacy have long inspired a powerful and passionate fascination. The civilization that bequeathed to later ages drama and democracy, Homer and heroism, myth and Mycenae and the Delphic Oracle and the Olympic Games ...

ISBN: 9780857735515

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A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons

by Henrietta Leyser

<p>'Here lies our leader all cut down, the valiant man in the dust.' The elegiac words of the Battle of Maldon, an epic poem written to celebrate the bravery of an English army defeated by Viking raiders in 991, emerge from a diverse literature ...

ISBN: 9781786721402

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A Short History of the Normans

by Leonie V. Hicks

<p>The Battle of Hastings in 1066 is the one date forever seared on the British national psyche. It enabled the Norman Conquest that marked the end of Anglo-Saxon England. But there was much more to the Normans than the invading army Duke ...

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A Smith in Lindsey

The Anglo-Saxon Grave at Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire

by David A. Hinton

<p>&quot;Contents Include: An introduction to the grave, conservation, metallurgical and other analyses, a catalogue of organic and inorganic materials, and a discussion of dates and context.&quot;</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351196734

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A Tale of Three Villages

Indigenous-Colonial Interactions in Southwestern Alaska, 1740–1950

by Liam Frink

<p>People are often able to identify change agents. They can estimate possible economic and social transitions, and they are often in an economic or social position to make calculated—sometimes risky—choices. Exploring this dynamic, <em>A Tale ...

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A Topographical Account of the Parish of Scampton

In the County of Lincoln, and of the Roman Antiquities Lately Discovered There; Together With Anecdotes of the Family of Bolle

by Cayley Illingworth

ISBN: 9780259678922

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A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, Volume 2

Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, Chapelries, and Townships, With Historical and Statistical Descriptions

by Samuel Lewis

<p>Laleston, a parish in the hundred of new castle, county of glamorgan, south wales, 1% mile (w.) from Bridgend, comprising the Upper and Lower hamlets, each of which maintains its own poor, and containing 442 inhabitants, of which number, Q04 ...

ISBN: 9780259737933

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A Viking Way of Life

by Steven P. Ashby

<p>The Viking Age was a world very different to our own: a world of violence and magic, swords and slaves. However, there was of course a much more ordinary, everyday side to life. People made things and traded them; they tended crops and ...

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A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in the Wadi ath-Thamad

by Margreet L. Steiner & P. M. Michele Daviau

Major recent excavations, have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices attested at these ...

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