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A Pearl in PerilHeritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Christina Luke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey explores the relationship between an urban core and her rural hinterland. Known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Izmir is Turkey’s third largest ... More

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199481682
eISBN:
9780199091027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Research work on coastal Bengal has mostly focused on maritime trading networks. In a clear departure from the existing scholarship, this volume questions the linearity of considering trade as the ... More

Talking HistoryRomila Thapar in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo with the Participation of Neeladri Bhattacharya

Talking History: Romila Thapar in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo with the Participation of Neeladri Bhattacharya

Ramin Jahanbegloo, Romila Thapar, and Neeladri Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199474271
eISBN:
9780199090792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474271.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Talking History records a series of conversations that centre on the writing of history, and especially early Indian history, as evident in the works of Romila Thapar. She has focused on the study of ... More

Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast IndiaMultidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Manjil Hazarika

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

Northeast India forms a kaleidoscope of a variety of people having distinct culture, ethnicity, religion, language, and physiology, and can be considered as a melting pot of various ethnic cultures ... 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

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

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

Rome, Polybius, and the East

Rome, Polybius, and the East

The late Peter Derow

Andrew Erskine and Josephine Crawley Quinn (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640904
eISBN:
9780191804670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book offers a collection of work written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, University of Oxford, during the course of his career. With a ... More

Objects and IdentitiesRoman Britain and the North-Western Provinces

Objects and Identities: Roman Britain and the North-Western Provinces

Hella Eckardt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693986
eISBN:
9780191804854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693986.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores ancient Rome's northern provinces through the portable artefacts people used and left behind. Objects are crucial to our understanding of the past, and can be used to explore ... More

Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Neal Ferris, Rodney Harrison, and Michael V. Wilcox (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores the archaeologies of daily living left by the indigenous and other displaced peoples impacted by Europe's colonial expansion over the last 600 years. This new, comparative focus on ... More

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