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List of Books Received

April 2017 (121.2)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Adovasio, J.M., and David Pedler. Strangers in a New Land: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Americans. Pp. 348. Firefly Books, Richmond Hill, Ontario 2016. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-77085-363-8 (cloth).

Aounallah, Samir, and Jean-Claude Golvin, eds. Dougga: Études d’architecture religieuse, 2. Les sanctuaires du forum, du centre de l’agglomération et de la Grande rue courbe (Mémoires 42). Pp. 622. Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux 2016. €65. ISBN 978-2-35613-147-8 (cloth).

Averett, Erin Walcek, Jody Michael Gordon, and Derek B. Counts, eds. Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology. Pp. 556. Digital Press at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks 2016. $20. ISBN 978-0-69279-013-7 (paper).

Ayers, Brian. The German Ocean: Medieval Europe Around the North Sea (Studies in the Archaeology of Medieval Europe 6). Pp. xxi + 268. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2016. $100. ISBN 978-1-904768-49-4 (cloth).

Bagnall, Roger S., Roberta Casagrande-Kim, Akin Ersoy, Cumhur Tanriver, and Burak Yolaçan, eds. Graffiti from the Basilica in the Agora of Smyrna. Pp. x + 488. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University Press, New York 2016. $85. ISBN 978-1-4798-6464-5 (cloth).

Balandier, Claire, ed. Nea Paphos: Fondation et développement urbanistique d’une ville chypriote de l’antiquité à nos jours. Études archéologiques, historiques et patrimoniales (Mémoires 43). Pp. 438. Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux 2016. €60. ISBN 978-2-35613-163-8 (cloth).

Baron, Joanne P. Patron Gods and Patron Lords: The Semiotics of Classic Maya Community Cults. Pp. xvii + 208. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2016. $52. ISBN 978-1-60732-517-8 (cloth).

Bekker-Nielsen, Tønnes, and Ruthy Gertwagen, eds. The Inland Seas: Towards an Ecohistory of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Geographica Historica 35). Pp. 419. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2016. €64. ISBN 978-3-515-11439-4 (paper).

Booms, Dirk, and Peter Higgs. Sicily: Culture and Conquest. Pp. 288. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 2016. $35. ISBN 978-1-5017-0529-8 (paper).

Brady, Liam M., and Paul S.C. Taçon, eds. Relating to Rock Art in the Contemporary World: Navigating Symbolism, Meaning, and Significance. Pp.  xx + 384. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2016. $90. ISBN 978-1-60732-497-3 (cloth).

Budin, Stephanie L., and Jean M. Turfa, eds. Women in Antiquity: Real Women Across the Ancient World. Pp. xxxvi + 1074. Routledge, Abingdon, England 2016. $192. ISBN 978-1-138-80836-2 (cloth).

Callaghan, Michael G., and Nina Neivens de Estrada. The Ceramic Sequence of the Holmul Region, Guatemala (Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona 77). Pp. vii + 262. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2016. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8165-3194-3 (cloth).

Castorio, Jean-Noël, and Yvan Maligorne, eds. Mausolées et grands domaines ruraux à l’époque romaine dans le nord-est da la Gaule (Scripta Antiqua 90). Pp. 156. Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux 2016. €25. ISBN 978-2-35613-167-6 (paper).

Collis, John, Mark Pearce, and Franco Nicolis, eds. Summer Farms: Seasonal Exploitation of the Uplands from Prehistory to the Present (Sheffield Archaeological Monographs 16). Pp. xiii + 247. Equinox, Sheffield, England, and Bristol, Conn. 2016. $135. ISBN 978-0-906090-55-8 (cloth).

Collura, Francesco. Studia Calactina I: Ricerche su una città greco-romana di Sicilia. Kalè Akté – Calacte (BAR-IS 2813). Pp. vii + 452. British Archaeological Reports, Oxford 2016. £69. ISBN 978-1-40731-480-8 (paper).

Cugno, Santino Alessandro. Dinamiche insediative nel territorio di Canicattini Bagni e nel bacino di alimentazione del Torrente Cavadonna (Siracusa) tra antichità e medioevo (BAR-IS 2802). Pp. xviii + 133. British Archaeological Reports, Oxford 2016. £31. ISBN 978-1-40731-494-5 (paper).

Duyrat, Frédérique. Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria (Numismatic Studies 34). Pp. xxvii + 596. American Numismatic Society, New York 2016. $200. ISBN 978-0-89722-346-1 (cloth).

Fargher, Lane F., and Verenice Y. Heredia Espinoza, eds. Alternative Pathways to Complexity: A Collection of Essays on Architecture, Economics, Power, and Cross-Cultural Analysis. Pp. xiv + 392. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2016. $92. ISBN 978-1-60732-532-1 (cloth).

Fritze, Ronald H. Egyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy. Pp. 464. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2016. $35. ISBN 978-1-78023-639-1 (cloth).

Garfinkel, Yosef, and Madeleine Mumcuoglu. Soloman’s Temple and Palace: New Archaeological Discoveries. Pp. xvi + 216. Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem 2016. $44.97. ISBN 978-965-7027-30-1 (cloth).

Gillmann, Nicolas. Les représentations architecturales dans l’iconographie néo-assyrienne (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 83). Pp. xviii + 473. Brill, Leiden 2016. €185. ISBN 978-90-04-32400-8 (cloth).

Graells i Fabregat, Raimon, and Dirce Marzoli, eds. Armas de la Hispania prerromana: Waffen im vorrömischen Hispanien (RGZM – Tagungen 24). Pp. x + 339. Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, Darmstadt 2016. €42. ISBN 978-3-88467-260-0 (paper).

Hagen, Fredrik, and Kim Ryholt. The Antiquities Trade in Egypt 1880–1930: The H.O. Lange Papers (Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4.8). Pp. 335. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Copenhagen 2016. DKK 300. ISBN 978-87-7304-400-1 (paper).

Hanson, J.W. An Urban Geography of the Roman World, 100 BC to AD 300 (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 18). Pp. vii + 818. Archaeopress, Oxford 2016. £65. ISBN 978-1-78491-472-1 (paper).

Hastorf, Christine A. The Social Archaeology of Food: Thinking About Eating from Prehistory to the Present. Pp. xviii + 400. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $99. ISBN 978-1-107-15336-3 (cloth).

Hazzard, R.A. Ptolemaic Coins: An Introduction for Collectors. Pp. xii + 195. Kirk & Bentley, Toronto 2015. $60. ISBN 978-0-9699793-2-6 (paper).

Hein, Irmgard, Nils Billing, and Erika Meyer-Dietrich, eds. The Pyramids: Between Life and Death. Proceedings of the Workshop Held at Uppsala University, Uppsala, May 31st–June 1st, 2012 (Boreas: Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations 36). Pp. 297. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Uppsala 2016. SEK 199. ISBN 978-91-554-9169-7 (cloth).

Höghammar, Kerstin, Brita Alroth, and Adam Lindhagen, eds. Ancient Ports: The Geography of Connections. Proceedings of an International Conference at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, 23–25 September 2010 (Boreas: Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations 34). Pp. 346. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Uppsala 2016. SEK 305. ISBN 978-91-554-9609-8 (cloth).

Joseph, Frank, ed. The Lost History of Ancient America: How Our Continent Was Shaped by Conquerors, Influencers, and Other Visitors from Across the Ocean. Pp. 288. New Page Books, Wayne, N.J. 2016. $16.99. ISBN 978-1-63265-068-9 (paper).

Kelly, Sophia E., and Traci Ardren, eds. Gendered Labor in Specialized Economies: Archaeological Perspectives on Female and Male Work. Pp. xii + 400. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2016. $34.95. ISBN 978-1-60732-520-8 (paper).

Kintrup, Carola. Die attischen Sarkophage: Faszikel 2. Amazonomachie – Schlacht – Epinausimachie (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 9, Die Sarkophage Griechenlands und der Donauprovinzen 1). Pp. 424. Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin 2016. €128. ISBN 978-3-7861-2755-0 (cloth).

Klápště, Jan. The Archaeology of Prague and the Medieval Czech Lands, 1100–1600 (Studies in the Archaeology of Medieval Europe 5). Pp. xviii + 254. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2016. $110. ISBN 978-1-84553-633-6 (cloth).

Kockel, Valentin, and Sebastian Schütze. Fausto & Felice Niccolini: Houses and Monuments of Pompeii. Pp. 648. Taschen, Cologne 2016. $200. ISBN 978-3-8365-5687-3 (cloth).

Krausz, Sophie. Des premières communautés paysannes à la naissance de l’état dans le Centre de la France 5000–50 a.C. (Scripta Antiqua 86). Pp. 372. Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux 2016. €25. ISBN 978-2-35613-154-6 (paper).

Molloy, Barry P.C., ed. Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and Modes of Interaction Between Prehistoric Aegean Societies and Their Neighbours (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 10). Pp. vii + 460. Oxbow Books, Oxford 2016. £38. ISBN 978-1-78570-231-0 (paper).

Muller, Béatrice. Maquettes antiques d’Orient: De l’image d’architecture au symbole (Antiqua 16). Pp. 296. Éditions Picard, Paris 2016. €52. ISBN 978-2-7084-1012-1 (paper).

Räuchle, Viktoria. Die Mütter Athens und ihre Kinder: Verhaltens- und Gefühlsideale in klassischer Zeit. Pp. 342. Reimer, Berlin 2017. €59. ISBN 978-3-496-01561-1 (cloth).

Roberto, Umberto, and Laura Mecella. Governare e riformare l’impero al momento della sua divisione: Oriente, Occidente, Illirico (Collection de l’École française de Rome 507). Pp. 386. École Française de Rome, Rome 2016. €25. ISBN 978-2-7283-1127-9 (paper).

Rose, C. Brian, and Gareth Darbyshire, eds. The Golden Age of King Midas: Exhibition Catalogue. Pp. xviii + 188. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2016. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-924171-83-3 (cloth).

Roymans, Nico, Stijn Heeren, and Wim de Clercq, eds. Social Dynamics in the Northwest Frontiers of the Late Roman Empire: Beyond Decline or Transformation (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 26). Pp. vii + 222. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2017. €99. ISBN 978-94-6298-360-1 (cloth).

Schama, Simon. The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits. Pp. xxiv + 603. Oxford University Press, New York 2016. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-19-062187-2 (cloth).

Scholl, Andreas, ed. Skulpturen in der Antikensammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin. Vol. 1, Griechische und römische Bildnisse. Pp. xii + 435. Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg 2016. €79. ISBN 978-3-7319-0387-1 (cloth).

Schwarzmaier, Agnes, Andreas Scholl, and Martin Maischberger, eds., translated by Stephanie Pearson. The Antikensammlung: Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Pergamonmuseum. Pp. 379. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt 2016. €29.95. ISBN 978-3-88609-774-6 (cloth).

Shea, John J. Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences Among Technological Primates. Pp. xix + 236. Cambridge University Press, New York 2017. $34.99. ISBN 978-1-107-55493-1 (paper).

Shpuza, Saimir. La romanisation de l’Illyrie méridionale et da la Chaônie (Collection de l’École française de Rome 513). Pp. xv + 293. École Française de Rome, Rome 2016. €30. ISBN 978-2-7283-1097-5 (paper).

Smith, Scott C. Landscape and Politics in the Ancient Andes: Biographies of Place at Khonkho Wankane. Pp. xv + 277. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 2016. $75. ISBN 978-0-8263-5709-0 (cloth).

Sotirakopoulou, Peggy, and Colin Renfrew, eds. The Pottery from Dhaskalio (The Sanctuary on Keros and the Origins of Aegean Ritual Practice: The Excavations of 2006–2008, 4). Pp. xvii + 477. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge 2016. $85. ISBN 978-1-902937-76-2 (cloth).

Sullivan, Alan P., III, and Deborah I. Olszewski, eds. Archaeological Variability and Interpretation in Global Perspective. Pp. ix + 332. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2016. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-60732-493-5 (cloth).

Theodoropoulou-Polychroniadis, Zetta. Sounion Revisited: The Sanctuaries of Poseidon and Athena at Sounion in Attica. Pp. xii + 334. Archaeopress, Oxford 2015. £55. ISBN 978-1-78491-154-7 (paper).

Walker, Debra S., ed. Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay. Pp. xxiii + 355. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2016. $89.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-6279-2 (cloth).

Wilson, R.J.A. Caddeddi on the Tellaro: A Late Roman Villa in Sicily and Its Mosaics (BABesch Suppl. 28). Pp. viii + 200. Peeters, Leuven 2016. €80. ISBN 978-90-429-3388-0 (paper).

Winther-Jacobsen, Kristina, and Lâtife Summerer, eds. Landscape Dynamics and Settlement Patterns in Northern Anatolia During the Roman and Byzantine Period (Geographica Historica 32). Pp. 354. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2015. €58. ISBN 978-3-515-11214-7 (paper).

Zanker, Paul. Roman Portraits: Sculptures in Stone and Bronze. Pp. xvi + 280. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2016. $65. ISBN 978-1-58839-599-3 (cloth). 

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 121, No. 2 (April 2017)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1212.BooksReceived