'The Story of Archaeology' tells the thrilling and fascinating tale of modern archaeology from its earliest beginnings to the present through 50 chronologically arranged profiles of iconic excavations.
2007. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w with only light edge bumping.
Nigel Cawthorne, a former teacher, is the author of a number of popular history books
2008. Reprint. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
|Author:||J. P. Mallory; Victor H. Mair|
The best-preserved mummies are in the museums of Xinjiang, China. For thousands of years the occupants of the Tarim deserts buried their dead in the desert sands. The mummies' faces are European, and this study tries to explain their origin.
2000, First edition. A near fin copy only marked by a previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The d/w is also near fine with light edge bumping.
The Knights Templarwere the wealthiest, most powerful - and most secretive - of the militaryorders that flourished in the crusading era.
Their story - encompassing as it does the greatest international conflict of the Middle Ages, a network of international finance, a swift rise... read more
Nearly thirty years ago, a television documentary programme about a tiny French village ended with the words:
'Something extraordinary is waiting to be found on this mountaintop and in the not too distant future, it will be'.
Today Rennes-le-Chatea... read more
2002. A fine, unmarked copy in as new condition.
1989. Reprint. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Scotland's leading commentator and novelist unveils for the first time the complex web of rivalry, collusion, affection and hostility that has bound the Scots and the English for 500 years
John Murray, 2005. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. This copy presents as brand new.
One of them was a military genius; one murdered his mother and fiddled while Rome burned. Six of their number were assassinated, two committed suicide, and five of them were elevated to the status of gods. They have come to be known as the 'twelve Caesars' - Julius Caesar, ... read more
2012. Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w that presets as brand new.
Combining stunning images with compelling ancient and medieval writings, this reference reasons that European history was determined by Asian history and that Asian nomads, who colonized Europe, evolved to make Western civilization unique and successful. With... read more
2010. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The d/w is also near fine with only a small scuffed area to the heel of the spine.
Ariel Books, 1985. Reprint. A very good clean copy.
Only in times of great change can a superpower be challenged. But with Europe in turmoil, Russia newly belligerent, and the world's great superpower tied up with unrest in the Middle East, it finally seemed to be the right t... read more
Between two attempts in 1800 and 1804 to assassinate Napoleon Bonaparte, the British government launched a campaign of black propaganda of unprecedented scope and intensity to persuade George III's reluctant subjects to fight the Napoleonic War, a ... read more