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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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Roman Britain Ordance Survey Map

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by Ordnance Survey
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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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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by Yuval Noah Harari
This is The Sunday Times Bestseller. 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. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where ...
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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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Sutton Hoo Treasure

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by Williams Gareth
The objects unearthed in 1939 from an Anglo-Saxon ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, rank among the most splendid treasures in the collection of the British Museum. Bringing together fine craftsmanship from England, Germany, Scandinavia, Alexandria and far Byzantium, the spectacular finds included gold and garnet jewellery, silverware, drinking vessels with silver-gilt fittings, a lyre and a sceptre, as we...
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Ancient Britain Ordnance Survey 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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Machu Picchu Archaeological Map

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Detailed archaeological plan of Machu Picchu showing tourist routes across the site, including the summit of the Huayna Picchu, prepared by the Wright Paleohydrological Institute in Denver and published in conjunction with Peru’s Instituto Nacional de Cultura.
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Londinium: a New Map and Guide to Roman London

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by Museum of London Archaeology
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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Bagan & Upper Myanmar (Burma) Odyssey Map

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by Courtauld, Caroline
Bagan, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Pagan and now Burma’s main tourist attraction, on a double-sided map combining a detailed plan of Bagan’s archaeological remains and tourist facilities with, on the reverse, a road map of upper Myanmar. Both sides have extensive descriptions of places of interest.
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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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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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South Downs National Park: An Archaeological Walking Guide

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by Manley John
The South Downs National Park extends from the outskirts of Eastbourne in East Sussex, to the edge of Winchester in Hampshire. It consists of a considerable chunk of southern England and it contains an extraordinary variety of archaeological and historic monuments. You can explore the camps, flint mines and tombs of the earliest farmers, walk around great earthen banks bounding Iron Age hillforts, stroll al...
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Cotswold Way: An Archaeological Walking Guide

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by Copeland, Tim
The Cotswold Way crosses some of the most densely populated and varied landscapes from the each period of the past. The route also has some nationally important archaeological sites along, behind and in front of it. This book introduces the serious trail walker or the local 'single-stretch' day rambler to the types of archaeological monuments along the Cotswold Way route. It then follows each of the six sec...
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Medieval Castles

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by Creighton, O.H.
Castles were among the most dramatic features of the medieval landscapes of Europe and are still often dominant elements of our surroundings. This book offers an accessible and portable guide to the archaeology and architecture of castles in England and Wales, an area whose castles had some common developments in the medieval period and which now provides numerous and rich sites for both study and visit. In...
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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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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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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 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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Pompeii - The Day a City Died

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by Etienne Robert
From the NEW HORIZONS series of pocket-sized information books, an introduction to the life and times of Pompeii as revealed by modern archaeology. With foldouts and double-page spreads.
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