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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology
The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology
by Paul G Bahn
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This is the fullest and most authoritative single-volume account of archaeology from the earliest discoveries to the great excavations of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Lavishly illustrated throughout and global in scope, it tells the story of... (read more)

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Ancient Treasures: The Discovery of Lost Hoards, Sunken Ships, Buried Vaults, and Other Long-Forgotten Artifacts
Ancient Treasures: The Discovery of Lost Hoards, Sunken Ships, Buried Vaults, and Other Long-Forgotten Artifacts
by Brian Haughton
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Why are so many people fascinated by treasure? Is it purely a desire for wealth, or is it also the romantic appeal of tales of lost ancient artifacts? It is certainly true that the stories behind the loss and recovery of a number of ancient treasures... (read more)

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Ancient Muses: Archaeology and the Arts
Ancient Muses: Archaeology and the Arts
by John H Jameson
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Contributors<BR>David G. Anderson<BR>John E. Ehrenhard<BR>Margaret A. Heath<BR>Richard Keeton<BR>David Middlebrook<BR>Martin Pate<BR>Kirsten Brett<BR>Christine A. Finn<BR>John H. Jameson Jr.<BR>... (read more)

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Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
by Josh Bernstein
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Bernstein, host of The History Channels hit series "Digging for the Truth," takes readers beyond the cameras for an even closer look at his adventures through some of the most intriguing places on the planet.... (read more)

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The Story of Archaeology: In 50 Great Discoveries
The Story of Archaeology: In 50 Great Discoveries
by Justin Pollard
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An informative guide to 50 archaeological discoveries that have shaped our understanding of the ancient world. Illustrated with 150 full color photographs offering a visual record of the extraordinary range of human societies that have inhabited our... (read more)

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Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past
Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past
by Mark Q Sutton
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  Archaeology The Science of the Human Past Third Edition   Mark Q. Sutton California State University, Bakersfield Robert M. Yohe California State University, Bakersfield     The third edition of this acclaimed introductory... (read more)

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Pot Luck: Adventures in Archaeology
Pot Luck: Adventures in Archaeology
by Florence C Lister
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A lighthearted account of fifty years of archaeological fieldwork, and a serious look at the worldwide role of ceramics in cultural understanding.... (read more)

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A History of Archaeological Thought
A History of Archaeological Thought
by Bruce G Trigger
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Examining the history of archaeology from medieval times to the present, this book places the development of archaeological thought and theory within a broad social and intellectual framework. The successive but interacting trends apparent in... (read more)

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Oriental Institute 2010-2011 Annual Report
Oriental Institute 2010-2011 Annual Report
by Gil Stein
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The Oriental Institute Annual Reports contain yearly summaries of the activities of the Institute's faculty, staff, and reseatch projects, as well as descriptions of special events and other Institute functions. The reports are complimentary to Members... (read more)

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The History of Archaeology: Great Excavations of the World
The History of Archaeology: Great Excavations of the World
by John Romer
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Fun-to-make inventions and gadgets that reflect scientific principles -- pulleys, siphons, periscopes, and more.... (read more)

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Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
by Josh Bernstein
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Josh Bernstein, host of The History Channel's hit series Digging for The Truth, takesreaders beyond the cameras for an even closer look at his adventures through some of the most intriguing, remote, and physically challenging locations on the planet as... (read more)

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Dwarfs in Ancient Egypt and Greece (Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology)
Dwarfs in Ancient Egypt and Greece (Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology)
by Veronique Dasen
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This book examines dwarfs in myth and everyday life in ancient Egypt and Greece. In both cultures physical beauty was highly admired, even to excess. What happened to those whose appearance did not conform to the 'ideal proportions'? The spectacular... (read more)

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Eyewitness to Discovery: First-Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries
Eyewitness to Discovery: First-Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries
by Brian M Fagan
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Archaeology has an aura of romance and a long history of startling discoveries wrested from clinging soil. Indeed, patience and persistence can lead to spectacular finds, as they did for Howard Carter in November 1922. After seven years searching the... (read more)

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Historical Archaeology
Historical Archaeology
by Charles E Jr Orser
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Significantly revised and expanded, the second edition of this popular book provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology. Stressing a global perspective, it shows that this subject has real importance to understanding the world in... (read more)

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Eyewitness to Discovery: First-Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries
Eyewitness to Discovery: First-Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries
by Brian M Fagan
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Archaeology has an aura of romance and a long history of startling discoveries wrested from clinging soil. Indeed, patience and persistence can lead to spectacular finds, as they did for Howard Carter in November 1922. After seven years searching the... (read more)

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Fortune and Glory: Tales of History's Greatest Archaeological Adventures
Fortune and Glory: Tales of History's Greatest Archaeological Adventures
by Douglas Palmer
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Dessert Days: My Life as a Field Archaeologist
Dessert Days: My Life as a Field Archaeologist
by Fred Wendorf
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Historical Archaeology: A Guide to Substantive & Theoretical Contributions
Historical Archaeology: A Guide to Substantive & Theoretical Contributions
by Robert L Schuyler
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Passionate pilgrim :the extraordinary life of Alma Reed
Passionate pilgrim :the extraordinary life of Alma Reed
by Antoinette May
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-275) and index.... (read more)

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Time and Change: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on the Long Term in Hunter-Gatherer Societies
Time and Change: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on the Long Term in Hunter-Gatherer Societies
by Dimitra Papagianni
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This volume explores long-term behavioural patterns and processes of change in hunter-gatherer societies from the Lower Palaeolithic to the present. In doing so, this volume questions the disciplinary distinctions between fine and coarse-grain... (read more)

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