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American Paleolithic; Boat Building Eight Million Years Ago
by Donald E. Tyler, Donald E. Tyler M.D.
(Hardcover)

Ancient Sichuan : Treasures from a Lost Civilization
by Robert Bagley (Editor)
Listed under Chinese Art

The Aegean Bronze Age (Cambridge World Archaeology)
by O. T. P. K. Dickinson
(Paperback)

Archaeology and Language II : Correlating Archaeological and Linguistic Hypotheses (One World Archaeology, 29)
by R. Blench (Editor), Matthew Spriggs (Editor)
(Hardcover)
Special Order

Archaeology and Politics of Food and Feasting in Early States and Empires
by Tamara L. Bray
Paperback from Plenum Pub Corp

Archaeological Ceramic Materials : Origin and Utilization (Natural Science in Archaeology)
by Isabelle C. Druc, et al
(Hardcover)

Archaeology at Aksum, Ethiopia, 1993-7
by David W. Phillipson
Listed under Ethiopia

Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined
by Richard Allan, Jr Fox, W. Raymond Wood
Listed under Custer

The Archaeology of Weapons : Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry
by R. Ewart Oakeshott
Listed under Ancient Weapons

Bible Unearthed : Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
by Israel Finkelstein, Neil Asher Silberman
Listed under History of Christianity
 

Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a mass grave from the Battle of Towton AD 1461
by Veronica Fiorato (Editor), et al
The Wars of the Roses are undoubtedly one of the most turbulent periods of English history, and the Battle of Towton reputedly the most bloody battle of any fought on English soil. In 1996 a construction company preparing to build a garage near the site of the battlefield discovered the first mass grave of soldiers ever found on British soil. It contained the remains of up to 51 soldiers who had clearly suffered violent and brutal deaths. Amazon.com
Hardcover: 277 pages
Oxbow Books Ltd; ISBN: 1842170252; (December 15, )
 
Bones: Discovering the First Americans
by Elaine Dewar
Hardcover: 640 pages
Carroll & Graf; ISBN: 0786709790; 1 Carroll edition (March 12, )

Casas Grandes and Its Hinterland: Prehistoric Regional Organization in Northwest Mexico
by Michael E. Whalen, Paul E. Minnis
Listed under Casa Grande

The Complete Pyramids
by Mark Lehner
Listed under Ancient Egypt

The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls
by Philip R. Davis, et al
(Hardcover)

Cultural Anthropology
by William A. Haviland
(Paperback)

The Dawn of Human Culture
by Richard G. Klein, Blake Edgar
(Hardcover)

The Destruction of Atlantis: Compelling Evidence of the Sudden Fall of the Legendary Civilization
by Frank Joseph, Zecharia Sitchin
Listed under Atlantis

Earth Sciences and Archaeology
by Paul Goldberg
 

The Earth Chronicles Expeditions: Journeys to the Mythical Past
The Earth Chronicles Expeditions: Journeys to the Mythical Past
by Zecharia Sitchin
Hardcover from Bear & Co
 
Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya
Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya
by Simon Martin, Kathleen Berrin, Mary Miller
Hardcover from Thames & Hudson
 
International Handbook of Underwater Archaeology (Plenum Series in Underwater Archaeology)
by Carol V. Ruppe, Jan Barstad, Carol Ruppe
Hardcover from Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers

 
Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections
Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections
by Charles Pellegrino
Hardcover from William Morrow & Company
 
An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
by Mary Miller, Karl Taube
Paperback from Thames & Hudson
 
The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)
The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)
by Joseph Tainter, Colin Renfrew, Wendy Ashmore, Clive Gamble, John O'Shea
Paperback from Cambridge University Press
1990
 
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
by Michael A. Cremo, Richard L. Thompson
Hardcover from Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
 
The Dawn of Human Culture
The Dawn of Human Culture
by Richard G. Klein
Hardcover from Wiley
 
The Bible Unearthed: Archaeologys New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
by Neil Asher Silberman, Israel Finkelstein
Paperback from Free Press
 
The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
by Richard H. Wilkinson
Hardcover from Thames & Hudson
 
Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology
by James P. Delgado (Editor)
(Hardcover)
 
Encyclopedia of Native American Bows, Arrows, & Quivers : Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest
by Steve Allely, Jim Hamm
Native Americans and their elegant weapons have provided an undeniable mystique for archers, history buffs, collectors, and anyone who appreciates traditional skills. For the first time, authors Allely and Hamm have brought together the most exceptional archery pieces from eastern tribes such as the Mohegan, Mohawk, Cherokee, Seminole, Chippewa, and Winnebago. Beautifully detailed full-page pen-and-ink drawings give dimensions, decorations, and construction details on more than a hundred historic bows, scores of arrows, and two dozen quivers. The running commentary is drawn from research conducted in museums around the world, and gives insights into who used these instruments and how. This pathbreaking and comprehensive book will strongly appeal to all those with an abiding interest in Native Americans and archery. Amazon.com
Hardcover: The Lyons Press; ISBN: 1558219927; (October )
 
Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
by John Dominic Crossan, Jonathan L. Reed
Listed under History of Christianity

Eleusis
by Karl Kerenyi, et al
The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of the civilized world. Looking at the tendency to "see visions," C. Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only of Greek myth but also of human nature. Kerenyi holds that the yearly autumnal "mysteries" were based on the ancient myth of Demeter's search for her ravished daughter Persephone--a search that he equates not only with woman's quest for completion but also with every person's pursuit of identity. As he explores what the content of the mysteries may have been for those who experienced them, he draws on the study of archaeology, objects of art, and religious history, and suggests rich parallels from other mythologies.
Paperback: 516 pages
Princeton Univ Pr; ISBN: 0691019150; Reprint edition (August 12, 1991)

Famous Florida Sites: Mount Royal and Crystal River (Southeastern Classics in Archaeology, Anthropology, and History)
by Jerald T. Milanich (Editor)
Listed under Indian Mounds

Forensic Anthropology Training Manual
by Karen Ramey Burns
Listed under Forensic Science

The Fall of the Ancient Maya : Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse
by David Webster
Listed under Mayan Civilization

Finding the Walls of Troy: Frank Calvert and Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik
by Susan Heuck Allen
Book Description: The relentlessly self-promoting amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann took full credit for discovering Homer's Troy over one hundred years ago, and since then generations have thrilled to the tale of his ambitions and achievements. But Schliemann gained this status as an archaeological hero partly by deliberately eclipsing the man who had launched his career. Now, at long last, Susan Heuck Allen puts the record straight in this fascinating archaeological adventure that restores...
Publisher: University of California Press;  

Golden Treasures of Troy: The Dream of Heinrich Schliemann
by Herve Duchene, Jeremy Leggatt (Translator)
Publisher: Harry N Abrams; (April ) 

Handbook of Ancient Greek and Roman Coins
by Zander H. Klawans, Ken Bressett
Listed under Ancient Coins

Heaven's Mirror : Quest for the Lost Civilization
by Graham Hancock, Santha Faiia
Listed under Lost Worlds

Human Osteology
by Pieter Arend Folkens (Illustrator), Tim D. White
(Hardcover)

The Hunter's Vision: The Prehistoric Art of Zimbabwe
by Peter Garlake
Listed under Prehistoric Art

Historical Archaeology in Nigeria
by Kit W. Wesler (Editor), P. Allsworth-Jones (Editor)
Listed under Nigerian History

How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs : A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself
by Mark Collier, et al
Listed under Ancient Egypt

Journey into China's Antiquity Volume 1
by Yu Weichao (Editor), Weichao Yu
Listed under Chinese Art

Libya: The Lost Cities of the Roman Empire
by Antonio Di Vita, et al
An archeological text on the buried cities of the Libyan desert, 7th century B.C. to circa 4th century A.D., accompanied by some of the finest photographs of Roman ruins extant. Db.
Listed under Libya

Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth
by Joseph Alexander Macgillivray
Hardcover from Hill & Wang Pub

The Mummy Congress : Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead
by Heather Pringle
Mummies fascinate us. As we peer at their withered flesh, we are glimpsing a type of immortality. Heather Pringle tells the stories of some of these "frail elders"--and the scientists who study them--in The Mummy Congress. Pringle details the tension between the preservationists, who want to... Read more
Hyperion
Hardcover - 288 pages

The Mummies of Urumchi
by E. J. W. Barber, Elizabeth Wayland Barber
The 2000-year-old mummies of Urumchi, found in central Asia along the famed Silk Road trading route, are so well preserved as to show clearly that they seem to be of Caucasoid origin. Where did these people come from? Where did they go? You can find their pale-skinned, light-haired descendents among the people of the region, but the story of their presence in this forbidding land leaves more mysteries than it answers. Mass migrations during the Bronze Age scattered many peoples across Europe and Asia, and these startlingly lively-looking mummies may help answer some questions about this period of human history. Their intact, fantastically colored and patterned clothing captures much of author Elizabeth Wayland Barber's attention--she is an expert on prehistoric textiles. Her enthusiastic descriptions of the sewing skills of these migrant people, while focusing on details, lend an immediacy to this fascinating tale. Black-and-white as well as color photos, maps, and diagrams illustrate Barber's colorful tale of anthropology. --Therese Littleton - Amazon.com
Hardcover: 240 pages
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393045218; 1 Ed edition

Voices of the Rocks : A Scientist Looks at Catastrophes and Ancient Civilizations
by Robert M. Schoch Ph.d
(Hardcover)

Modern Analytical Methods in Art and Archaeology
by Enrico Ciliberto (Editor), Giuseppe Spoto (Editor)
(Hardcover)

The Secret of Crete
by Hans-Georg Wunderlich
Hardcover from MacMillan Publishing Company
1974

The Secret of the Incas : Myth, Astronomy, and the War Against Time
by William Sullivan
Step by step, Sullivan pieces together the hidden esoteric tradition of the Andes to uncover the tragic secret of the Incas, a tribe who believed that, if events in the heavens could influence those on earth, perhaps the reverse could be true. Anyone who reads this book will never look at the ruins of the Incas, or at the night sky, the same way again. Amazon.com
Listed under Peruvian Civilizations

Stone Age Spear and Arrow Points of California and the Great Basin
by Noel D. Justice
Hardcover: 448 pages
Indiana University Press; ISBN: 0253339111; (April 1, )
 

Light at the Edge of the World: A Journey Through the Realm of Vanishing Cultures
by Wade Davis
A collection of outstanding photographs spanning 25 years in the life of an anthropologist. Db.
Hardcover: National Geographic Society; ISBN: 0792264746; (February )

Street Through Time
by Anne Millard, Steve Noon (Illustrator)
A coffee-table book on archeology for children, but suitable for all ages.
Hardcover: 32 pages
DK Publishing; ISBN: 0789434261; 1st edition (September )

Understanding Early Civilizations : A Comparative Study
by Bruce G. Trigger
Hardcover from Cambridge University Press

An Archaeologist's Guide to Chert and Flint
by Barbara E. Luedtke
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Sir Arthur Evans, 1851-1941 : a memoir
by Donald B. Harden
Paperback from Ashmolean Museum
1983
Out of Print - Try Used Books
 
 

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