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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

Cyrene to ChaeroneaSelected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

George Cawkwell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapters in this book reflect a half-century of outstanding scholarship on the ancient world. The chapters range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical ... More

Death and Dying in the Neolithic Near East

Death and Dying in the Neolithic Near East

Karina Croucher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693955
eISBN:
9780191804847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Neolithic of the Near East is a period of human development which saw fundamental changes in the nature of human society. It is traditionally studied for its development of domestication, ... More

The Death of Prehistory

The Death of Prehistory

Peter R. Schmidt and Stephen A. Mrozowski (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Since the eighteenth century, the concept of prehistory was exported by colonialism to far parts of the globe and applied to populations lacking written records. Prehistory in these settings came to ... More

The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Zosia Archibald, John K. Davies, and Vincent Gabrielsen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents a detailed account of the evolutionary building blocks of economic history in the eastern Mediterranean and neighbouring regions. Case studies look at management and institutions; ... More

The Emergent PastA Relational Realist Archaeology of Early Bronze Age Mortuary Practices

The Emergent Past: A Relational Realist Archaeology of Early Bronze Age Mortuary Practices

Chris Fowler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656370
eISBN:
9780191804724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199656370.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book approaches archaeological research as an engagement within an assemblage — a particular configuration of materials, things, places, humans, animals, plants, techniques, technologies, ... More

Following OsirisPerspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Mark Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199582228
eISBN:
9780191747458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582228.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

Osiris, god of the dead, was one of the most important deities in ancient Egypt. The earliest secure evidence for belief in him dates to the fifth dynasty (c.2494–2345 BC). He continued to be ... More

From Hand to HandleThe First Industrial Revolution

From Hand to Handle: The First Industrial Revolution

Lawrence Barham

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199604715
eISBN:
9780191804601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604715.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Mankind’s utter dependency on technology extends back approximately three million years to the first stone tools, but it was only with the innovation of hafting, some 300,000 years ago, that ... More

From Lineage to StateSocial Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Romila Thapar

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195626759
eISBN:
9780199080656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195626759.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book is a brief but concise collection of lectures which discuss the nature of early Indian society during the mid-first millennium BC and relate it to the ancient Indian historical tradition in ... More

From Poetry to HistorySelected Papers

From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608652
eISBN:
9780191804649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608652.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book focuses on Latin poetry and historiography from the mid-first century BC to the early second century AD. Most of the chapters represent close readings of individual poems or passages of ... More

The Geopolitical Orbits of Ancient IndiaThe Geographical Frames of the Ancient Indian Dynasties

The Geopolitical Orbits of Ancient India: The Geographical Frames of the Ancient Indian Dynasties

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069898
eISBN:
9780199080052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores how the political history of ancient India has transpired in various geographical orbits, the definition of which has long bothered scholars. Contrary to widely held assumptions, ... More

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