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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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by Yuval Noah Harari
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived.
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Ancient Britain OS Map

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by UNKNOWN
Ancient Britain’s sites, monuments and related museums overprinted on a large, double-sided present day map of the country at 1:625,000 from the Ordnance Survey, plus numerous panels, maps and photos providing extensive additional information.
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Londinium - a New Map and Guide to Roman London

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Over the centuries London’s ground surface has risen inexorably and as a result Roman streets and buildings lie buried up to 7m below the modern street level. This map, created by Museum of London Archaeology, graphically presents our most up-to-date knowledge of a lost world: the Roman city’s topography, plan and appearance, including its roads, waterfronts, public buildings, houses and defences.
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Roman Britain OS Map

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Roman Britain’s sites, monuments and related museums overprinted on a large, double-sided present day map of the country at 1:625,000 from the Ordnance Survey, plus numerous panels, maps and photos providing extensive additional information.
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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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by Naunton, Chris
Where are the tombs of Alexander the Great or Cleopatra? Both rulers were buried in Egypt, but their tombs have never been found despite years of intensive research and excavation. Yet we have tantalizing clues. Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt describes the quest for these and other great `missing' tombs - those we know existed, but which have not yet been identified. It also discusses key moments of ...
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Surfacing

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by Jamie, Kathleen
Under the ravishing light of an Alaskan sky, objects are spilling from the thawing tundra linking a Yup'ik village to its hunter-gatherer past. In the shifting sand dunes of a Scottish shoreline, impressively preserved hearths and homes of Neolithic farmers are uncovered. In a grandmother's disordered mind, memories surface of a long-ago mining accident and a 'mither who was kind'.
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Digging up Britain: Ten discoveries, a million years of history

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by Pitts, Mike
Britain has long been obsessed with its own history and identity, as an island nation besieged by invaders from beyond the seas: the Romans, Vikings and Normans. The long saga of prehistory is often forgotten. But our understanding of our past is changing. In the last decade, astounding archaeological discoveries have shed new light on those who have gone before us, radically altering the way we think about...
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Wild Ruins BC: The explorer's guide to Britain's ancient sites

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by Hamilton, Dave
Wild Ruins B.C. reveals the extraordinary tale of Britain's human story before Christianity, from the first human footprints of 800,000 years ago, to ancient axe factories, rock art, stone circles, mountain burials, sunset hill forts, lost villages and temples to the dead.
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Living in Morocco

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by Dennis, Lisl
Beautifully illustrated chapters on decorative and folk arts alternate with chapters on Moroccan life today. The attention to detail make this book an inspiration for interior design and decoration.
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Treasures of The British Museum

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by Caygill, Marjorie L.
Treasures of the British Museum reveals the stories behind some of the British Museum’s most famous and intriguing artefacts such as The Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, drawings by Botticelli and Michelangelo, Assyrian reliefs, the Lewis Chessmen and the Sutton Hoo treasure.
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Atlas of African History

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by Colin McEvedy
This invaluable reference work provides an account of the development of African society from 175 million years ago, through the first appearance of humans to the complex polity of the twentieth century. Colin McEvedy tracks the development of modern man, the differentiation and spread of languages, the first crossings of the Sahara, the exploration of the Niger, and the search for the 'fountains of the Nil...
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Hadrian's Wall: An Archaeological Walking Guide

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by Jones Clifford
Hadrian's Wall
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The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World

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by Stone, Barry
Humanity's written history stretches back only 5,000 years, a mere blip on the timeline of our existence. If you want to know what it really means to be fully human, to see the whole story, you need to go back. Way, way back.
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The Battle for Home: The Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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by al-Sabouni, Marwa
Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this timely and fascinating account offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment and its destruction hold up a mirror to the communities that inhabit it.
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Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind

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by Dunbar, Robin
When and how did the brains of our hominin ancestors become human minds? When and why did our capacity for language or art, music and dance evolve? It is the contention of this pathbreaking and provocative book that it was the need for early humans to live in ever-larger social groups, and to maintain social relations over ever-greater distances the ability to think big that drove the enlargement of the hum...
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Britain's Oldest Art

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by Bahn, Paul
“Britain’s Oldest Cave Art” is an illustrated and highly informative book about the ice age cave art of Creswell Crags. Britain’s first Ice Age cave art was discovered at Creswell Crags in 2003 by Paul Bahn, Paul Pettitt and Sergio Ripoll. The book starts with the discovery if the art; places the Ice Age archaeology of the crags in a national context; draws on continental parallels and details the scientif...
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Ivereagh Peninsula : An Archaeological Survey of South Kerry

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by O'Sullivan, Anne
This comprehensive study documents the archaeological richness of the Iveragh Peninsula from the Stone Age to the end of the medieval period. The survey covers a broad range of archaeological field monuments, over 1,500 sites in all. The vast majority are previously unlisted and are described and categorized in separate chapters. Each chapter features a general introduction to the type of monument dealt wit...
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The Empire of Death

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by Paul Koudounaris
Paul Koudounaris' "Empire of Death" is a dark, macabre, and intriguing look into Ossuaries and Charnel Houses. Visitors to the Paris catacombs were once greeted with a sign telling them that they were entering "THE EMPIRE OF DEATH", and this book goes some way in explaining why.
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Stanton Drew & Its Stone Circles

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by Gordon Strong
In the sleepy Avon village of Stanton Drew stand the forgotten remains of the third major neolithic temple complex of Southern Britain after Stonehenge and Avebury. In this guidebook to the site, packed with rare images, Stanton Drew boffin Gordon Strong explores some of the deeper questions raised by sites such as this.
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The Great Archaeologists

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by Fagan, Brian
Organized into six thematic sections, The Great Archaeologists gives short, vivid biographies and fresh assessments of the achievements of 70 of the worlds greatest practitioners, written by a 40-strong team of contributors, themselves all eminent archaeologists and authors.
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