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  • A History of Archaeological Thought, Paperback
    In its original edition, Bruce Trigger's book was the first ever to examine the history of archaeological thought from medieval times to the present in world-wide perspective. Now, in this new edition, he both updates the original work and introduces new archaeological perspectives and concerns. At ..
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  • Against the Grain, Paperback
    An exploration of why humans avoided sedentism and plough agriculture (the foundations of the modern state), according to new archaeological and historical evidence. Proposes that mastery of fire and domestication of plants and animals had a prior role in shaping the hierarchy of human life. NUME CA..
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  • Ancient Teotihuacan: Early Urbanism in Central Mexico, Paperback
    This is the first comprehensive English-language book on the largest city in the Americas before the 1400s. Teotihuacan is a UNESCO world heritage site, located in highland central Mexico, about twenty-five miles from Mexico City, visited by millions of tourists every year. The book begins with Cuic..
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  • Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, Paperback
    The classic-period Khmer kings ruled over their part-Hindu and part-Buddhist empire from AD 802 for more than five centuries. This period saw the construction of many architectural masterpieces, including the huge capital city of Angkor, with the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat, the world's largest religio..
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  • Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France, Paperback
    This book presents a theoretically informed, up-to-date study of interactions between indigenous peoples of Mediterranean France and Etruscan, Greek, and Roman colonists during the first millennium BC. Analyzing archaeological data and ancient texts, Michael Dietler explores these colonial encounter..
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  • Archaeology in Washington, Paperback
    Archaeology--along with Native American traditions and memories--holds a key to understanding early chapters of the human story in Washington. This all-new book draws together and brings up to date much of what has been learned about the state's prehistory and the environments early people experienc..
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  • Archaeology of Britain, Paperback
    Subtitled, }An Introduction From The Earliest Times To The Twenty-First Century{. 2nd edition. NUME CARTE: Archaeology of Britain, PaperbackISBN: 0415477174PRET EDITURA: 219.99AUTOR(i): John HunterEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 251 x 185 x 23..
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  • Archaeology of Death and Burial, Paperback
    Overview of one of the most revealing fields of archaelogical research. NUME CARTE: Archaeology of Death and Burial, PaperbackISBN: 0750932767PRET EDITURA: 111.99AUTOR(i): Mike PearsonEDITURA: History PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2003DATA PUBLICARE: 2003..
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  • Archaeology, Paperback
    Updated 5th edition of this student guide, with inclusion of the latest survey techniques, and updated material on advances in archaeology. It is presented in readable and accessible style and structure, with clear guidance and references for further reading. NUME CARTE: Archaeology, PaperbackISBN: ..
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  • Archaeology: The Essential Guide to Our Human Past, Hardcover
    Epic in scope, yet filled with detail, this illustrated guide takes readers through the whole of our human past. Spanning the dawn of human civilization through the present, it provides a tour of every site of key archaeological importance. From the prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux to Tutankham..
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  • Celtic Myths, Hardcover
    A beautifully produced guide to the world of Celtic mythology, bringing together the Irish and Welsh texts with evidence from archaeology and history to paint a vivid picture of the Celtic world. NUME CARTE: Celtic Myths, HardcoverISBN: 0500252092PRET EDITURA: 87.99AUTOR(i): Miranda Aldhouse-GreenED..
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  • Crucible of Creation, Paperback
    Reviews the theory of the history of life. NUME CARTE: Crucible of Creation, PaperbackISBN: 0192862022PRET EDITURA: 178.99AUTOR(i): Simon Conway MorrisEDITURA: Oxford University PressCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 196 x 129 x 17..
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  • Dead Men's Secrets, Paperback (2nd Ed.)
    Contributor(s):Author: Jonathan GrayArchaeologist Jonathan Gray stumbled upon something that shocked him . . . a whole cache of "out of place" items that should not exist. And they weren't just in one place. There was a global pattern to them. This pattern showed a lost science and technology. That..
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  • Dinosaurs, Paperback
    Revised and updated in relation to the latest developments in dinosaur research, this guide to the lives and habits of prehistoric reptiles features lavish illustrations of reconstructed creatures, drawing on materials from the National History Museum collection. NUME CARTE: Dinosaurs, PaperbackISBN..
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  • Dura-Europos, Paperback
    The archaeological site of Dura-Europos is explored in terms of the site's history and the history of archaeological excavations there. Based on the author's work excavating there with the }Mission Franco-Syrienne d'Europos-Doura{. NUME CARTE: Dura-Europos, PaperbackISBN: 147253087XPRET EDITURA: 117..
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  • Forbidden Archeologist: The Atlantis Rising Magazine Columns of Michael A. Cremo, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: Michael A. CremoMichael Cremo, an international authority on human antiquity, has justly earned the forbidden archeologist title. For over twenty-seven years he's been digging up documented, credible findings that mainstream archeologists don't want you to know about"dis..
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  • Human Osteology, Hardcover
    3rd edition, now with even more photographs for identifying human skeletal remains. NUME CARTE: Human Osteology, HardcoverISBN: 9780123741349PRET EDITURA: 452.99AUTOR(i): Tim WhiteEDITURA: ElsevierCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2011DATA PUBLICARE: 2011..
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  • In Search of the Indo-Europeans, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: J. P. MalloryAn archaeological and linguistic monograph on the origins and expansion of the Indo-European NUME CARTE: In Search of the Indo-Europeans, PaperbackISBN: 0500276161PRET EDITURA: 157.99AUTOR(i): J. P. MalloryEDITURA: Thames & HudsonCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PUBLICARE: -1..
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  • In the Footsteps of King David: Revelations from an Ancient Biblical City, Hardcover
    King David is a pivotal figure in the Bible, which tells his life story in detail and gives stirring accounts of his deeds, including the slaying of the Philistine giant Goliath and the founding of his capital in Jerusalem. But no certain archaeological finds from the period of his reign or of the k..
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  • Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Gary UrtonWinner, PROSE Award, Biological Anthropology, Ancient History, & Archaeology, Association of American Publishers (AAP), 2018Inka khipus--spun and plied cords that record information through intricate patterns of knots and colors--constitute the only available primary..
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  • Inside the Neolithic Mind, Paperback
    The story begun in the bestselling and critically acclaimed }The Mind In The Cave{ is continued in this provocative set of new ideas on ancient revolutions in cosmology, the origins of social complexity and the reasons for the domestication of plants and animals. NUME CARTE: Inside the Neolithic Min..
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  • Introduction to Islamic Archaeology, Paperback
    Traces the history of archaeology in the Islamic world, from its earliest manifestations to the present. NUME CARTE: Introduction to Islamic Archaeology, PaperbackISBN: 0748623116PRET EDITURA: 146.99AUTOR(i): Marcus MilwrightEDITURA: Edinburgh University PressCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 236 x 158 x 15..
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  • Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Editor: Barbara J. HeathEditor: Jack GaryOne hundred years in the life of a founding father's 5,000 acre "retreat""Poplar Forest embodies the culmination of Jefferson's vision of the American agricultural ideal. This highly readable volume introduces us to the people, objects, and lan..
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  • Little History of Archaeology, Hardcover
    The stories of some of the most notable archaeologists and their discoveries are conveyed across forty brief and exciting chapters, emphasising the plunder, surprise, expertise and danger that has caused the occupation to repeatedly capture the public imagination. NUME CARTE: Little History of Archa..
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  • Looting Spiro Mounds: An American King Tut's Tomb, Paperback
    How an ancient North American civilization was plundered in the twentieth centuryWhen a group of relic hunters drove their picks into a lost Indian burial crypt in eastern Oklahoma in 1935, they unearthed a vast treasure trove of Mississippian art--considered by many at the time to be America's answ..
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  • Maize for the Gods: Unearthing the 9,000-Year History of Corn, Paperback
    Maize is the world's most productive food and industrial crop, grown in more than 160 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. If by some catastrophe maize were to disappear from our food supply chain, vast numbers of people would starve and global economies would rapidly collapse. How di..
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  • Making of the Middle Sea, Paperback
    One of the 2 winners of the prestigious Wolfson History Prize 2014, this is a history of the Mediterranean and the rise of civilisations who have lived there. 387 illustrations. NUME CARTE: Making of the Middle Sea, PaperbackISBN: 0500292086PRET EDITURA: 146.99AUTOR(i): Cyprian BroodbankEDITURA: Tha..
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  • Man Corn: Cannibalism and Violence in the Prehistoric American Southwest, Paperback
    This study of prehistoric violence, homicide, and cannibalism explodes the myth that the Anasazi and other Southwest Indians were simple, peaceful farmers.Until quite recently, Southwest prehistory studies have largely missed or ignored evidence of violent competition. Christy and Jacqueline Turner ..
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  • Mummy's Curse, Paperback
    Investigates the roots of the myth of the mummy's curse in British culture, in this quirky and entertaining account. NUME CARTE: Mummy's Curse, PaperbackISBN: 0198718802PRET EDITURA: 97.99AUTOR(i): Roger LuckhurstEDITURA: Oxford University PressCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 212 x 132 x 18..
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  • Noah's Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries about the Event That Changed History, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: William RyanAuthor: Walter PitmanOver the millennia, the legend of a great deluge has endured in the biblical story of Noah and in such Middle Eastern myths as the epic of Gilgamesh. Now two distinguished geophysicists have discovered a catastrophic event that changed history,..
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  • Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burial, Paperback
    The first comprehensive survey of Palaeolithic mortuary activity in English. NUME CARTE: Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burial, PaperbackISBN: 0415354900PRET EDITURA: 194.99AUTOR(i): Paul PettittEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2010DATA PUBLICARE: 2010FORMAT: 234x1..
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  • Ritual Matters: Material Remains and Ancient Religion, Hardcover
    Ritual Matters interrupts the anachronistic binaries of religious practice and belief, the material and the theological, by taking a new approach to the study of archaeological remains of ancient religions. Focusing on the materiality of ritual--inherent in everything from monumental temples and alt..
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  • Smart Neanderthal
    The idea of a cognitive gap between Neanderthals and humans faces a challenge due to the recent discovery that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration. Clive Finlayson takes full stock of what this development means, and the exciting re-evaluations it portends. NUME CARTE: S..
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  • Spooky Archaeology: Myth and the Science of the Past, Hardcover
    Outside of scientific journals, archaeologists are depicted as searching for lost cities and mystical artifacts in news reports, television, video games, and movies like Indiana Jones or The Mummy. This fantastical image has little to do with day-to-day science, yet it is deeply connected to why peo..
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  • Stonehenge - A New Understanding: Solving the Mysteries of the Greatest Stone Age Monument, Paperback
    Stonehenge stands as an enduring link to our prehistoric ancestors, yet the secrets it has guarded for thousands of years have long eluded us. Until now, the millions of enthusiasts who flock to the iconic site have made do with mere speculation--about Stonehenge's celestial significance, human sacr..
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  • Ten Thousand Years of Inequality: The Archaeology of Wealth Differences, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Editor: Timothy A. KohlerEditor: Michael E. SmithIs wealth inequality a universal feature of human societies, or did early peoples live an egalitarian existence? How did inequality develop before the modern era? Did inequalities in wealth increase as people settled into a way of life ..
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  • Textiles and Clothing, C.1150-1450, Paperback
    Among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists are the scraps of silk and wool and other fabrics that signal so eloquently their owner's status and concerns. Such clothing and textile finds have figured prominently in excavations of medieval sites in London in the past two decades..
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  • The Forgotten Exodus the Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Bruce FentonForeword by: Graham HancockThe Geographic Origin of Modern Humans: Half a Century after the collapse of the Out of Asia Theory and The Widespread Adoption of Out of Africa Theory, a new debate is underway over the relative importance of Africa and Asia in our evolu..
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  • The Lifeways of Hunter-Gatherers: The Foraging Spectrum, Paperback
    In this book, Robert L. Kelly challenges the preconceptions that hunter-gatherers were Paleolithic relics living in a raw state of nature, instead crafting a position that emphasizes their diversity, and downplays attempts to model the original foraging lifeway or to use foragers to depict human nat..
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  • The Moundbuilders: Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America, Paperback
    Thousands of these mounds were discovered in the plains and forestssome up to a hundred feet high, some overgrown hillocks, some conical, others flat-topped. Speculation was rife as to the identity of the moundbuilders.As George Milner shows, research over the past century demonstrates conclusively ..
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  • The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court: Reflections on the Murals of Bonampak, Hardcover
    Located within the deep tropical rainforest of Chiapas, Mexico, the Maya site of Bonampak is home to the most complete and magnificent mural program of the ancient Americas. In three rooms, a pageant of rulership opens up, scene by scene, like pages of an ancient Maya book. Painted c. AD 800, the mu..
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  • Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 3, Paperback
    Volume 1 covers the search for the tomb, its discovery and clearance of the antechamber. Volume 2 the burial chamber, and Volume 3 the annexe and treasury. Carter's gripping account of the discovery and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb is now available in the }Bloomsbury Revelations{ series of landm..
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  • Tutankhamun, Paperback
    This book on the treasures of Tutankhamun features breathtaking photographs of the significant findings, given in compact format here, written by prominent Egyptologist Zahi Hawass. NUME CARTE: Tutankhamun, PaperbackISBN: 9780500293904PRET EDITURA: 176.99AUTOR(i): Zahi HawassEDITURA: Thames & Hudson..
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  • Uchronia? Atlantis Revealed, Paperback
    Nearly 2,400 years ago, ancient philosopher Plato wrote the story of Atlantis, a compelling tale of an 11,000-year-old island civilization which has since captivated the imagination of poets, authors, and the minds of many scholars who over the centuries kept on searching for the legendary island. T..
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  • Ur of the Chaldees, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Sir Leonard WoolleyAnd Terah took Abram . . . and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees.' The city Abraham left behind him - a city with good claims to being the oldest in the world - was rediscovered in 1854 by ..
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  • Who We Are and How We Got Here
    As a new picture of human history and ancestry emerges from the revolution in the study of ancient DNA, lab leader David Reich prises apart the evidence for ancient migrations, ghosts of long-lost populations and more by comparing the genomes of ancient modern humans, archaic humans and present day ..
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  • World Heritage Craze in China: Universal Discourse, National Culture, and Local Memory, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: Haiming Yan There is a World Heritage Craze in China. China claims to have the longest continuous civilization in the world and is seeking recognition from UNESCO. This book explores three dimensions of the UNESCO World Heritage initiative with particular relevance for China: ..
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  • Zooarchaeology, Hardcover
    Second edition. NUME CARTE: Zooarchaeology, HardcoverISBN: 0521673933PRET EDITURA: 280.99AUTOR(i): Elizabeth J ReitzEDITURA: Cambridge University PressCOPERTA: CartonataFORMAT: 253 x 177 x 30..
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