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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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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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Ancient Britain OS Map

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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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Pompeii: An Archaeological Guide

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by Wilkinson, Paul
The resonant ruins of Pompeii are perhaps the most direct route back to the living, breathing world of the ancient Romans. Two million visitors annually now walk the paved streets which re-emerged, miraculously preserved, from their layers of volcanic ash. Yet for all the fame and unique importance of the site, there is a surprising lack of a handy archaeological guide in English to reveal and explain its p...
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Archaeology: The Whole Story

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by Bahn, Paul
This volume presents Mark Dion's most recent work, which largely comprises the "digs" he has been concerned with in Italy, Switzerland, and London (including the "Tate Thames Dig Beachcombing on London's Foreshore"). The book provides a preface to each of these projects by the artist, and showcases much of his previously unpublished work. In addition, a text by Alex Coles frames Dion's current projects. Fur...
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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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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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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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Sicily: Culture and Conquest

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by Dirk Booms
An essential companion to the 2016 exhibition at The British Museum, Sicily: culture and conquest captures the spirit of Sicily and offers a fascinating insight into its multi-layered history.
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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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The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People

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by Kemp, Barry
A companion to Abydos in the New Aspects of Antiquity series, this book a remarkable evocation of an ancient city brings together for the first time the history of the site of Tell el-Amarna from its foundation by the pharaoh Akhenaten in c . 1344 bc to its abandonment just 16 or 17 years later, a few years after his death. Nine chapters cover the king's choice of the site and its development, the layout of...
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The Celts - First Masters of Europe

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by Christiane Eluere & Daphne Briggs
Lovers of gold, wine and war, the Celts have no voice because they have left no written records. Much of what we know of them comes from their enemies the Romans, who finally crushed them, and from the weapons and ornaments they buried with their dead. From these traces we can now resurrect a sophisticated people who dominated Europe for 500 years. These highly cultured "barbarians", with their exquisite je...
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Trilobite: eyewitness to evolution

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by Fortey Richard
'In Richard Fortey's capable hands the humble grey trilobite has been transformed into the E.T. of the Lower Palaeozoic - a remarkable and fascinating book.' SIMON WINCHESTER Richard Fortey is one of Britain's leading popular scientists. Life: An Unauthorised Biography, was short-listed for the Rhone Poulenc prize and has been reprinted five times. In all he writes, Fortey displays extraordinary range, deli...
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Lost Tombs of Thebes

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by Hawass, Zahi A.
The Lost Tombs of Thebes - Life in Paradise is a lavish, photographic collection celebrating the hundreds of unique and wonderfully decorated tombs uncovered in the Theban massif of southern Egypt.
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Stonehenge Complete

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by Chippindale Christopher
This newly revised and enlarged fourth edition of Christopher Chippindales prize-winning classic account brings the story of Stonehenge right up to date. It describes in two new chapters the startling ideas and insights of the latest field research. In a radical reinterpretation, Stonehenge with its cold rocks is seen as the place of the dead, and another site over the horizon as the place of the living, bu...
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The Search for Ancient China

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by Corinne Debaine-Francfort & Paul G. Bahn
In the late-19th and early-20th centuries, as China opened its doors to the rest of the world, Western archaeologists introduced new field methods that led to important discoveries and the establishment of scientific bodies of research. However, as China turned in on itself from 1949 to 1990, Chinese archaeology entered a dark age. Today, in an era of cooperation, the splendours and achievements of ancient ...
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Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Sites

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Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Sites on a large double-sided map from the English Heritage presenting each site on one side of the map at 1:10,000 annotated with extensive archaeological and tourist information and accompanied by historical notes, colour photos and a time line.
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Prehistoric Wiltshire

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by Clarke, Bob
Wiltshire contains some of the most important archaeological sites in Britain.Its Prehistoric remains include the breath-taking Stonehenge, awesome stone circle at Avebury , the enigma of Silbury Hill and a large number of hillforts. Among these important sites are also found smaller, perhaps lesser-known monuments of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, including the King Barrow cemetery and Woodhenge. Bob Cla...
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