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    Archaeopress Spring / Summer Catalogue 2015

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  • Table of Contents Theory & Method 3 Multi-Period� 3 Prehistory:�Britain�&�Ireland� 4 Prehistory:�Europe� 4 Egypt�&�the�Near�East� 6 Classical�Civilizations�/�Late�Antiquity�/�Byzantine� 8 Early�Medieval�/�Medieval� 11 Early�Modern�/�Modern� 12 Asia� 12� The�Americas� 12 Biography�/�Travel� 13 Open�Access� 14 Forthcoming�Publications� 14 Bargains�&�Special�Offers� 15� Ordering�Information� 15

    Welcome� to� the� Spring/Summer� 2015� edition� of� the�Archaeopress� catalogue.� Archaeopress� is� an�Oxford-based� publisher� run� by�archaeologists�Dr�David�Davison�and�Dr�Rajka�Makjanic,� the�team�which�has�been�publishing�archaeology�titles�since�1991.� Archaeopress Archaeology� currently� publishes� 6-9� new� titles� every� month� covering� all� archaeological� topics,� all� geographic� locations�and�all�time�periods�with�dedicated�series�for�specialist�fields�of�study.�Series�currently�include:�Archaeopress Egyptology, Archaeopress Roman Archaeology, Archaeopress Pre-Columbian Archaeology, Roman & Late Antique Mediterranean Pottery, Archaeological Lives, 3rdGuides�and�Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies.�A�range�of�exclusive�Open�Access�material�is� available�directly�from�Archaeopress�at�www.archaeopress.com.

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    and� related� artefacts,� including� ceramic� building� materials,� refractories� and� plaster.� Using� over� 200� colour� photomicrographs� of� thin� sections� from� a� diverse�range�of�artefacts,�archaeological�periods�and� geographic�regions,�this�book�illustrates�the�spectrum� of� compositional� and� microstructural� phenomena� that� occur� within� ancient� ceramics� under� the�micro- scope� and� provides� comprehensive� guidelines� for� their�study�within�archaeology.�The�book�is�structured� according�to�the�main�steps�involved�in�the�analysis�and� interpretation�of�archaeological�ceramic�thin�sections,�

    including�classification,�characterization,�the�determination�of�provenance�and� the�reconstruction�of�manufacturing�technology.�It�can�be�used�as�a�reference� manual�for�microscope�research�as�well�as�a�course�book�for�specialist�training� on�thin�section�petrography�and�archaeological�ceramic�analysis.

    Multi-Period Evolution of a Community: The Colonisation of a Clay Inland Landscape Neolithic to post-medieval remains excavated over sixteen years at Longstanton in Cambridgeshire by� Samantha� Paul� and� John� Hunt.� Archaeopress� Archaeology,� 2015.� PRINT� ISBN� 9781784910860.� £45.00.� (eBOOK� ISBN�9781784910877.�£37.20). xii+245�pages;�illustrated�throughout�in�colour�and� black�&�white.

    �The�movement�of�people�from�the�fen�edge�and�river�valleys�into�the�clay�lands� of�eastern�England�has�become�a�growing�area�of�research.�The�opportunity� of�studying�such�an�environment�and�investigating�the�human�activities�that� took�place� there�became�available�9�km�to� the�north-west�of�Cambridge�at� the� village� of� Longstanton.� The� archaeological� excavations� that� took� place� over� a� sixteen� year�period�have�made�a� significant� contribution� to� charting� the�emergence�of� a�Cambridgeshire� clayland� settlement�and� its� community� over�six�millennia.�Evolution of a Community�chronologically�documents�the� colonisation�of�this�clay�inland�location�and�outlines�how�it�was�not�an�area�on� the�periphery�of�activity,�but�part�of�a�fully�occupied�landscape�extending�back� into�the�Mesolithic�period.�Subsequent�visits�during�the�Late�Neolithic�became� more� focused� when� the� locality� appears� to� have� been� part� of� a� religious� landscape� that� included� a� possible� barrow� site� and� ritual� pit� deposits.� The� excavations�indicate�that�the�earliest�permanent�settlement�at�the�site�dates� to� the�Late�Bronze�Age,�with� the�subsequent� Iron�Age�phases�characterised� as� a� small,� modest� and� inward-looking� community� that� endured� into� the� Roman�period�with�very� little�evidence�for�disjuncture�during�the�transition.� The� significant�discovery�of� a� group�of� seventh-century�Anglo-Saxon�burials� which�produced�rare�evidence�for�infectious�deceases�is�discussed�within�the� context� of� ‘final� phase’� cemeteries� and� the� influence� of� visible� prehistoric� features�within� the� local� landscape.�The�excavation�of� the�Late�Anglo-Saxon� and�medieval�rural�settlement�defined�its�origins�and�layout�which,�alongside� the�artefactual�and�archaeobotanical�assemblages�recovered�creates�a�profile� over� time�of� the� life� and� livelihood� of� this� community� that� is� firmly� placed� within�its�historical�context.

    Archeologia a Firenze: Città e Territorio Atti del Workshop. Firenze, 12-13 Aprile 2013� edited� by� Valeria� d’Aquino,� Guido� Guarducci,� Silvia� Nencetti� and� Stefano� Valentini.� Archaeopress� Archaeology,� 2015.� PRINT� ISBN� 9781784910587.� £58.00.� (eBOOK� ISBN� 9781784910594.� £49.20). iv+438� pages;� illustrated� throughout� in� black� &� white.�Italian�text.�Abstracts�for�all�papers�in�Italian� &�English.

    This�volume�presents�the�proceedings�of�the�workshop�‘Archeologia a Firenze: Città e territorio’,� organized� by� CAMNES,�Centre for Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies,� in� collaboration� with� the� Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana,� in� April� 2013.� This� event� experienced� an� extraordinary� participation� by� experts� in� the� field,� and� resulted� also� in� a�

    Theory & Method CAA2014. 21st Century Archaeology Concepts, methods and tools. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology� edited� by� F.� Giligny,� F.�Djindjian,� L.� Costa,� P.�Moscati� and�S.�Robert.�Archaeopress�Archaeology,� 2015.� PRINT� ISBN� 9781784911003.� £75.00. vi+649�pages;�illustrated�throughout�in�colour�and� black�&�white.

    This�volume�brings�together�a�selection�of�papers�proposed�for�the�Proceedings� of�the�42nd Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology conference (CAA),� hosted� at� Paris� 1� Panthéon-Sorbonne� University� from� 22nd� to� 25th� April� 2014.� The� program� was� divided� into� different� themes� and� this� structure� has� been� maintained� in� the� arrangement� of� articles� in� the�various�chapters�of�this�book.�Chapter�headings� include:�Historiography;� Field�and�Laboratory�Data�Recording;�Ontologies�and�Standards;�Internet�and� Archaeology;� Archaeological� Information� Systems;� GIS� and� Spatial� Analysis;� Mathematics� and� Statistics� in� Archaeology;� 3D� Archaeology� and� Virtual� Archaeology;�Multi-Agent�Systems�and�Complex�System�Modelling.

    Fractures in Knapping� by� Are� Tsirk.� Archaeopress� Archaeology,� 2014.� PRINT� ISBN�9781784910228.�£25.00.�(eBOOK�ISBN� 9781784910235.�£21.00). xii+261�pages;