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Walter Scheidel, Peter Fibiger Bang
February 2013
This Handbook offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa. Eighteen experts introduce readers to a...
Michael Shanks, Bill Rathje, Chris Witmore
January 2013
Archaeology in the Making is a collection of bold statements about archaeology, its history, how it works, and why it is more important than...
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
January 2013
The advent of the new discipline of Formal Semantics around forty years ago has resulted in a vast expansion in our knowledge and theoretical...
January 2013
In the last thirty years, there have been fierce debates over how civilizations develop and why the West became so powerful. The Measure of...
Jon Weiland, J.T. Watson
January 2013
Watson, J. T., and J. Weiland. "Documenting Archaeological Mortuary Features using High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging." International Journal of...
December 2012
2012 annual departmental newsletter featuring student travel, SCIT, conferences, ORBIS, and much more.
 
December 2012
The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy offers readers a comprehensive and innovative introduction to the economy of the Roman Empire. Focusing...
Michael Shanks, Bjornar Olsen, Timothy Webmoor, Christopher Witmore
November 2012
Archaeology has always been marked by its particular care, obligation, and loyalty to things. While archaeologists may not share similar perspectives...
August 2012
Frontiers of Pleasure calls into question a number of influential modern notions regarding aesthetics by going back to the very beginnings of...
July 2012
My dissertation analyzes how poets in archaic Greece interacted with their own local communities and how they positioned themselves within the...
July 2012
This dissertation examines the relationship initiated and developed by the Roman epigrammatist Martial with his general reader. Martial creates a...
July 2012
This dissertation investigates the way that archaic Greek lyric performance represents and displays itself a physical practice. Focusing specifically...
June 2012
This dissertation presents an analysis of the rise and fall of oligarchy (Greek: oligarchia) as a constitutional form in the Greek Classical period....
May 2012
This dissertation investigates the aesthetics of Greek tragedy in comparison with those of Old Comedy through a study of the ugly objects visually...
Christopher B. Krebs, Jonas Grethlein, eds
May 2012
Historians often refer to past events which took place prior to their narrative’s proper past– that is, they refer to a 'plupast'. This past embedded...
Michael Shanks, Gabriella Giannachi, Nick Kaye, eds
April 2012
Archaeologies of Presence is a brilliant exploration of how the performance of presence can be understood through the relationships between...
March 2012
Archaeology is a way of acting and thinking—about what is left of the past, about the temporality of what remains, about material and temporal...
Susan Stephens, Benjamin Acosta-Hughes
March 2012
Scholarly reception has bequeathed two Callimachuses: the Roman version is a poet of elegant non-heroic poetry (usually erotic elegy), represented by...
February 2012
Italy's Lost Greece is the untold story of the modern engagement with the ancient Greek settlements of South Italy--an area known since antiquity as...

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