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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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The Forbidden City - Heart of Imperial China

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by Cannuyer Christ
The Forbidden City in Beijing is one of the greatest royal palaces in the world: and was the sacred centre of the Chinese empire. Despite political upheaval and social change in the rest of China, the life of rigid protocol and ritual in the Forbidden City remained unaltered, frozen in time, until the day when the modern world entered its long-closed gates and changed it for ever. This account is an insight...
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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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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 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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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 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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Hadrian's Wall: An Archaeological Walking Guide

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by Jones Clifford
Hadrian's Wall
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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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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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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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