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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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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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Roman Britain OS Map

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by UNKNOWN
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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Avebury - an Archaeological Map

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Presenting a 1:875 scale archaeological map of the complex of Avebury. Derived from LIDAR scanning, oblique aerial photography and Photogrammetry, altogether yielding a higher level of accuracy and detail. Including a useful and comprehensive legend of contemporary archaeological research.
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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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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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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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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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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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The Search for Ancient Egypt

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by Jean Vercoutter & Ruth Sharman
The Search for Ancient Egypt is Jean Vercoutter and Ruth Sharman's riveting compilation of the major discoveries of ancient Egypt, including the stories of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, Belzoni and Champollion. They write of the 'pharaoh's curse', the Patagonian Samson, the unlocking of the ever-secretive hieroglyphs and a remarkable rescue of Egypt's monuments from ravaging flood waters.
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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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