Books Received

The 50 most recent books sent to Antiquity for review are listed below, along with links to publishers' websites. Books are listed in reverse order of date of receipt. The search function on the right can be used to locate books by various keywords or date of receipt (from November 2014 onwards).

A consolidated list of Books Received is published every two months in the journal at the end of the New Book Chronicle.

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Clashes of Time. The Contemporary Past as a Challenge for Archaeology cover
Jean-Marie Blaising, Jan Driessen, Jean-Pierre Legendre, & Laurent Olivier (ed.)
Clashes of Time. The Contemporary Past as a Challenge for Archaeology
2017. Leuven: Leuven University Press; 978-2-87558-625-4 paperback €33.
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 16th Jan 2018
Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World: Law and Economics Perspectives cover
Morris Silver
Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World: Law and Economics Perspectives
2018. Oxford: Oxbow Books; 978-1-78570-863-3 paperback £38.
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 16th Jan 2018
In Search of the Phoenicians cover
Josephine Quinn
In Search of the Phoenicians
2018. Princeton (NJ): Princeton University Press; 978-0-691-17527-0 hardback $35.
Issue: 362 | Received: Mon 15th Jan 2018
Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome cover
Penelope J. E. Davies
Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome
2017. Cambridge University Press; 978-1107094314 hardback £44.99
Issue: 362 | Received: Mon 15th Jan 2018
Ritual, Play and Belief, in Evolution and Early Human Societies cover
Colin Renfrew, Iain Morley & Michael Boyd (ed.)
Ritual, Play and Belief, in Evolution and Early Human Societies
2017. Cambridge University Press; 978-1107143562 hardback £90.
Issue: 362 | Received: Mon 15th Jan 2018
Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe, AD 500-1500 cover
Knut Bergsvik & Marion Dowd (ed.)
Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe, AD 500-1500
2018. Oxford: Oxbow Books; 978-1-78570-832-9 hardback £50.
Issue: 362 | Received: Mon 15th Jan 2018
Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya cover
Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos
Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
2017. New Haven (CT): Yale University Press; 978-0-300-20717-0 hardback $65.
Issue: 362 | Received: Mon 15th Jan 2018
Conflict Archaeology Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity cover
Manuel Fernández-Götz & Nico Roymans (ed.)
Conflict Archaeology Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity (Themes in Contemporary Archaeology, Volume 5)
2018. Abingdon: Routledge; 978-1-13-850211-6 hardback £105
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 9th Jan 2018
Connected Communities Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World cover
Matthew A. Peeples
Connected Communities Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World
2018. Tucson (AZ): The University of Arizona Press; 978-0-8165-3568-2 hardback $60
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 9th Jan 2018
Homeless Heritage Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice cover
Rachael Kiddey
Homeless Heritage Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice
2017. Oxford University Press; 978-0-19-874686-7 hardback £65
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 9th Jan 2018
The Strong Case Approach in Behavioral Archaeology	 cover
Michael Brian Schiffer, Charles Riggs & J. Jefferson Reid
The Strong Case Approach in Behavioral Archaeology
2017. Salt Lake City (UT): The University of Utah Press; 978-1-60781576-1 paperback $45
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 9th Jan 2018
Mimbres Life and Society The Mattocks Site of Southwestern New Mexico cover
Patricia A. Gilman & Steven A. LeBlanc
Mimbres Life and Society The Mattocks Site of Southwestern New Mexico
2017. Tucson (AZ): The University of Arizona Press; 978-0-8165-3563-7 hardback $80
Issue: 362 | Received: Tue 9th Jan 2018
Termini: Cornerstone of Modern Rome cover
Arthur Weststeijn & Frederick Whitling
Termini: Cornerstone of Modern Rome (Papers of the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome)
2017. Rome: Edizioni Quasar; 978-88-7140-813-2 paperback €38.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Rural Economy of Roman Britain: New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 2 cover
Martyn Allen, Lisa Lodwick, Tom Brindle, Michael Fulford & Alexander Smith
The Rural Economy of Roman Britain: New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 2 (Britannia Monographs Series No. 30)
2018. London: Socitey for the Promotion of Roman Studies; 978-0-907764-44-1 paperback £36.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Western Cemetery of Roman Cirencester. Excavations at the former Bridges Garage, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, 2011-2015  cover
Neil Holbrook , Jamie Wright, E.R. McSloy & Jonny Geber (ed.)
The Western Cemetery of Roman Cirencester. Excavations at the former Bridges Garage, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, 2011-2015 (Cirencester Excavations VII)
2017. Cirencester: Cotswold Archaeology; 978-0-99345445-3-0 hardback £19.95.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Inscriptions et timbres céramiques de Rhodes. Documents recueillis par le médecin et explorateur suédois Johan Hedenborg (1786-1865) cover
Nathan Badoud
Inscriptions et timbres céramiques de Rhodes. Documents recueillis par le médecin et explorateur suédois Johan Hedenborg (1786-1865) (ActaAth-4° no. 57)
2017. Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen; 978-91-7916-065-4 hardback SEK 530.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Hillforts and the Durotriges:  A geophysical survey of Iron Age Dorset cover
Dave Stewart & Miles Russell
Hillforts and the Durotriges: A geophysical survey of Iron Age Dorset (Book series)
2017. Oxford: Archaeopress; 978-1-78491-715-9 paperback £30.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome cover
Petra Pakkanen (ed.)
Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (Opuscula 10 | 2017)
2017. Stockholm: Swedish Institutes of Athens and Rome; 978-91-977798-9-0 paperback SEK 636
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Les espaces funéraires de l’habitat groupé des Ruelles, à Serris (Seine-et-Marne) du VIIe au XIe s cover
Frédérique Blaizot
Les espaces funéraires de l’habitat groupé des Ruelles, à Serris (Seine-et-Marne) du VIIe au XIe s (Thanat'Os 4)
2017. Bordeaux: Ausonius; 978-2-35613-207-9 paperback €50.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt cover
Anna K. Hodgkinson
Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt (Oxford Studies In Egyptian Archaeology)
2017. Oxford University Press; 978-0-19-880359-1 hardback £85.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Economic Integration of Roman Italy. Rural Communities in a Globalising World cover
Tymon C.A. de Haas & Gijs Tol (ed.)
The Economic Integration of Roman Italy. Rural Communities in a Globalising World (Mnemosyne Supplements, History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity)
2017. Leiden: Brill; 978-90-04-32590-6 hardback €132.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Luwian Civilization. The Missing Link in the Aegean Bronze Age cover
Eberhard Zangger
The Luwian Civilization. The Missing Link in the Aegean Bronze Age (Book series)
2016. Istanbul: Ege Yayinlari; 978-605-9680-11-0 paperback €29.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Five Thousand Years of Urban Media cover
Shannon Mattern
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Five Thousand Years of Urban Media (Book series)
2017. Minneapolis (MN): University of Minnesota Press; 978-1-5179-0244-5 paperback $27.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
From Idols to Antiquity Forging the National Museum of Mexico cover
Miruna Achim
From Idols to Antiquity Forging the National Museum of Mexico
2017. Lincoln (NE): University of Nebraska Press; 978-1-4962-0337-3 paperback $30.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Pharaoh's Land and Beyond. Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors cover
Pearce Paul Creasman & Richard H. Wilkinson (ed.)
Pharaoh's Land and Beyond. Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors
2017. Oxford University Press; 978-0-19-022907-8 hardback £25.99.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Die Luwier und der Trojanische Krieg Eine Entdeckungsgeschichte cover
Eberhard Zangger
Die Luwier und der Trojanische Krieg Eine Entdeckungsgeschichte
2017. Zürich: Orell Füessli Verlag; 978-3-280-05647-9 hardback €25.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Heritage at the interface: interpretation and identity cover
Glen Hooper (ed.)
Heritage at the interface: interpretation and identity
2018. Gainesville (FL): University of Florida Press; 978-0-8130-5657-9 hardback $89.95.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
What Makes Civilization? The Ancient Near East and the Future of the West cover
David Wengrow
What Makes Civilization? The Ancient Near East and the Future of the West (Book series)
2018. Oxford University Press; 978-0-19969-9421 paperback £10.99.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods cover
Matthew P. Maher
The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods (Book series)
2017. Oxford University Press; 978-0-1987-8659-7 hardback £90.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
First Islanders: Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia cover
Peter Bellwood
First Islanders: Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia
2017. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley Blackwell; 978-1-119-25154-5 paperback $94.95
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Ancient China and its Eurasian Neighbors. Artifacts, Identity and Death in the Frontier, 3000-700 BCE cover
Katheryn M. Linduff, Yan Sun, Wei Cao & Yuanqing Liu
Ancient China and its Eurasian Neighbors. Artifacts, Identity and Death in the Frontier, 3000-700 BCE
2018. Cambridge University Press; 978-1-108-41861-4 hardback £85.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Migration und Integration von der Urgeschichte bis zum Mittelalter cover
Harald Meller, Falko Daim, Johannes Krause & Roberto Risch (ed.)
Migration und Integration von der Urgeschichte bis zum Mittelalter (Tagungen des Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale))
2017. Halle (Saale): Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt; 978-3-944507-61-3 hardback €49.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
A Lake Dwelling in Its Landscape: Iron Age settlement at Cults Loch, Castle Kennedy, Dumfries & Galloway cover
Graeme Cavers & Anne Crone
A Lake Dwelling in Its Landscape: Iron Age settlement at Cults Loch, Castle Kennedy, Dumfries & Galloway
2017. Oxford: Oxbow Books; 978-1-78570-373-7 hardback £36.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter:  An Early Minoan III Deposit in Eastern Crete cover
Vili Apostolakou, Thomas M. Brogan, & Philip P. Betancourt (ed.)
The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: An Early Minoan III Deposit in Eastern Crete
2017. Philadelphia (PA): INSTAP Academic Press; 978-1-931534-93-2 hardback $80.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Altertümer von Pergamon. Teil 5. Bau Z. Die Stadtgrabung. Architektur und Wanddekor cover
Martin Bachmann & Wolfgang Radt
Altertümer von Pergamon. Teil 5. Bau Z. Die Stadtgrabung. Architektur und Wanddekor
2017. Berlin: Walter de Gruyer; 978-3-11-045565-6 hardback €149.95.
Issue: 362 | Received: Fri 5th Jan 2018
Kataret es-Samra, Jordan. The 1985 Excavation and Survey cover
Albert Leonard, Jr.
Kataret es-Samra, Jordan. The 1985 Excavation and Survey (Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Volume 71)
2017. Boston (MA): American Schools of Oriental Research; 978-0-89757-099-2 hardback $74.95
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports Volume II. The Mithraeum at Casarea Maritima cover
Robert Jehu Bull, Alexandra L. Ratzlaff, Andrew H. Bobeck & Robert S. Fritzius (ed.)
The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports Volume II. The Mithraeum at Casarea Maritima (American Schools of Oriental Research, Archaeological Reports 25)
2017. Boston (MA): The American Schools of Oriental Research; 978-0-89757-097-8 hardback $74.95
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile. Volume 2. Excavations from Meroe To Atbara 1994 cover
M.D.S. Mallinson & L.M.V. Smith
Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile. Volume 2. Excavations from Meroe To Atbara 1994 (Sudan Archaeological Research Society Publication Number 12)
2017. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd; 978-1-78491-646-6 hardback £34 (e-publication: £19)
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
The Shammakh To Ayl Archaeological Survey, Southern Jordan (2010-2012) cover
Burton Macdonald, Geoffrey A. Clark, Larry G. Herr, D. Scott Quaintance, Hani Hayajneh & Jürg Eggler
The Shammakh To Ayl Archaeological Survey, Southern Jordan (2010-2012) (American Schools of Oriental Research, Archaeological Reports 24)
2016. Boston (MA): American Schools of Oriental Research; 978-0-89757-093-0 hardback £78
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Lascaux. Histoire et archéologie d'un joyau préhistorique cover
Romain Pigeaud
Lascaux. Histoire et archéologie d'un joyau préhistorique (CNRS Editions)
2017. Paris: CNRS Editions; 978-2-271-11580-5 paperback €2
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Walking Through Jordan. Essays in Honour of Burton MacDonald cover
Michael Neeley, Geoffrey Clark & P.M. Michèle Daviau (ed.)
Walking Through Jordan. Essays in Honour of Burton MacDonald
2017. Sheffield & Bristol: Equinox Publishing Ltd; 978-1-78179-283-4 hardback £90
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities cover
Stacy C. Kozakavich
The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities
2017. Florida: University Press of Florida; 978-0-8130-5659-3 hardback $79.95
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Not So Far From Paquimé. Essays on the Archaeology of Chihuahua, Mexico cover
Jane Holden Kelley & David A. Phillips Jr. (ed.)
Not So Far From Paquimé. Essays on the Archaeology of Chihuahua, Mexico
2017. Salt Lake City (UT): The University of Utah Press; 978-1-60781-572-3 hardback $65
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Golden Kingdoms. Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas cover
Joanne Pillsbury, Timothy Potts & Kim N. Richter
Golden Kingdoms. Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
2017. Los Angeles (CA): J Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute; 978-1-60606-548-8 hardback $59.95
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Public Archaeology & Climate Change cover
Tom Dawson, Courtney Nimura, Elías López-Romero & Marie-Yvane Daire (ed.)
Public Archaeology & Climate Change
2017. Oxford: Oxbow Books; 978-1-78570-704-9 paperback £38
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Stories of Ireland's Past cover
Michael Stanley, Rónán Swan & Aidan O'Sullivan (ed.)
Stories of Ireland's Past (TII Heritage 5)
2017. Dublin: Transport Infrastructure Ireland; 978-0-9932315-5-1 paperback €25
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Written In Stone. Papers on function, form, and provenancing of prehistoric stone objects in memory of Fiona Roe cover
Ruth Shaffrey (ed.)
Written In Stone. Papers on function, form, and provenancing of prehistoric stone objects in memory of Fiona Roe
2017. St Andrews: The Highfield Press; 978-0-9926336-8-4 hardback Price
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
Modern Humans. Their African Origin and Global Dispersal cover
John F. Hoffecker
Modern Humans. Their African Origin and Global Dispersal
2017. New York: Columbia University Press; 978-0-231-16076-6 hardback $90
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
the archaeology of underwater caves cover
Peter B. Campbell
the archaeology of underwater caves
2017. Southampton: Highfield Press; 978-0-9926336-7-7 paperback £35
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
The Lower to Middle Palaeolithic Transition in Northwestern Europe. Evidence from Kesselt-Op de Schans cover
Ann Van Baelen
The Lower to Middle Palaeolithic Transition in Northwestern Europe. Evidence from Kesselt-Op de Schans
2017. Leuven: Leuven University Press; 978-94-6270-098-7 paperback €59.50
Issue: 361 | Received: Fri 1st Dec 2017
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