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Ancient EgyptState and Society

Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Alan B. Lloyd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book attempts to define, analyse, and evaluate the institutional and ideological systems which empowered and sustained one of the most successful civilizations of the ancient world for a period ... More

Ancient Rome as a MuseumPower, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Steven Rutledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In antiquity, Rome represented one of the world's great cultural capitals. The city constituted a collective repository for various commemoratives, cultural artefacts, and curiosities, not to mention ... More

Arabs and Empires before Islam

Arabs and Empires before Islam

Greg Fisher (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199654529
eISBN:
9780191801433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654529.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book collects nearly 250 translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources, which, from a variety of different perspectives, illuminate the history of the Arabs before the emergence ... More

An Archaeology of InteractionNetwork Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

An Archaeology of Interaction: Network Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

Carl Knappett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199215454
eISBN:
9780191804229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199215454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Think of a souvenir from a foreign trip, or an heirloom passed down the generations — distinctive individual artefacts allow us to think and act beyond the proximate, across both space and time. ... More

An Archaeology of the TroublesThe dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Laura McAtackney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Long Kesh/Maze prison was infamous as the major holding centre for paramilitary prisoners during the course of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Some of the major events of the recent conflict ... More

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Chester G. Starr

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is both a defense of the importance of aristocrats in Greek society and a reassessment of their social, cultural and political roles. The author provides a concise portrait of the aristocratic ... More

Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BCCrossing the Divide

Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Tom Moore and Xosê-Lois Armada (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

European first millennium BC studies have witnessed an increasing theoretical divide between the approaches adopted in different countries. Whilst topics such as ethnicity, identity, and agency have ... More

The Birth of Neolithic BritainAn Interpretive Account

The Birth of Neolithic Britain: An Interpretive Account

Julian Thomas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681969
eISBN:
9780191804793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199681969.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The beginning of the Neolithic in Britain is a topic of perennial interest in archaeology, marking the end of a hunter-gatherer way of life with the introduction of domesticated plants and animals, ... More

The Caribbean before Columbus

The Caribbean before Columbus

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Caribbean before Columbus is a new synthesis of the region’s insular history on multiple scales: temporal, spatial, local, regional, environmental, social, and political. It combines the results ... More

Climate Change ArchaeologyBuilding Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands

Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands

Robert Van de Noort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199699551
eISBN:
9780191804915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199699551.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

It is beyond doubt that the climate is changing, presenting us with one of the biggest challenges in the twenty-first-century. During the past 150 years, archaeologists have studied the impact of ... More

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