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List of Books Received

July 2017 (121.3)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Agarwal, Sabrina C., and Julie K. Wesp, eds. Exploring Sex and Gender in Bioarchaeology. Pp. x + 295. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 2017. $85. ISBN 978-0-8263-5258-3 (cloth).

Aldhouse-Green, Miranda, and Ray Howell. Celtic Wales. 2nd ed. Pp. xiv + 170. University of Wales Press, Cardiff 2017. £11.99. ISBN 978-1-78683-043-2 (e-book).

Anderson, Emily S.K. Seals, Craft, and Community in Bronze Age Crete. Pp. xv + 324. Cambridge University Press, New York 2016. $110. ISBN 978-1-107-13119-4 (cloth).

Anderson, Maxwell L. Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know. Pp. xxi + 250. Oxford University Press, New York 2017. $16.95. ISBN 978-0-19-061493-5 (paper).

Änggård, Adele. A Humanitarian Past: Antiquity’s Impact on Present Social Conditions. Pp. xxx + 277. AuthorHouse, Bloomington, Ind. 2014. $27.39. ISBN 978-1-4969-9332-8 (paper).

Armstrong-Fumero, Fernando, and Julio Hoil Gutierrez, eds. Legacies of Space and Intangible Heritage: Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and the Politics of Cultural Continuity in the Americas. Pp. x + 248. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $37.95. ISBN 978-1-60732-659-5 (paper).

Atha, Mick, and Kennis Yip. Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction. Pp. xviii + 260. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong 2016. $60. ISBN 978-988-8202-98-2 (cloth).

Athanassopoulos, Effie F. Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside (Nemea Valley Archaeological Project 2). Pp. xxvii + 172. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton, N.J. 2016. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-923-0 (cloth).

Bartman, Elizabeth. The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture. Vol. 3, The Ideal Sculpture. Pp. xii + 385. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool 2017. £75. ISBN 978-1-78138-310-0 (cloth).

Bedos-Rezak, Brigitte Miriam, and Jeffrey F. Hamburger, eds. Sign and Design: Script as Image in Cross-Cultural Perspective (300–1600 CE) (Dumbarton Oaks Symposia Proceedings). Pp. x + 294. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. 2016. $75. ISBN 978-0-88402-407-1 (cloth).

Bouzek, Jan, Jiří Militký, Valentina Taneva, and Ewa Domaradzka, eds. Pistiros VI: The Pistiros Hoard. Pp. 243. Karolinum Press, Prague 2016. $35. ISBN 978-80-246-3301-5 (paper).

Bruseth, James E., Amy A. Borgens, Bradford M. Jones, and Eric D. Ray, eds. La Belle: The Archaeology of a Seventeenth-Century Vessel of New World Colonization (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series). Pp. xxii + 892. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2017. $95. ISBN 978-1-62349-361-5 (cloth). 

Chernykh, Evgenij N., translated by Irina Savinetskaya and Peter N. Hommel. Nomadic Cultures in the Mega-Structure of the Eurasian World. Pp. 696. Academic Studies Press, Brighton, Mass. 2017. $129. ISBN 978-1-61811-552-2 (cloth).

Costin, Cathy Lynne, ed. Making Value, Making Meaning: Techné in the Pre-Columbian World (Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Symposia and Colloquia). Pp. viii + 489. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. 2016. $75. ISBN 978-0-88402-415-6 (cloth).  

Crabtree, Pam J., and Peter Bogucki, eds. European Archaeology as Anthropology: Essays in Memory of Bernard Wailes. Pp. xiii + 271. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2017. $55. ISBN 978-1-934536-89-6 (cloth).

De Angelis, Franco. Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History. Pp. xxi + 437. Oxford University Press, New York 2016. $85. ISBN 978-0-19-517047-4 (cloth).

DeSilvey, Caitlin. Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving. Pp. i–v + 233. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis 2017. $27. ISBN 978-0-8166-9438-9 (paper).

Donker van Heel, Koenraad. Mrs. Naunakhte and Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina. Pp. xix + 243. American University Press in Cairo, Cairo 2016. $34.95. ISBN 978-977-416-773-7 (cloth).

Dothan, Trude, Yosef Garfinkel, and Seymour Gitin. Field IV Lower—The Elite Zone. Vol. 9, pt. 1, The Iron Age I Early Philistine City. Vol. 9, pt. 3B, The Iron Age I and IIC Early and Late Philistine Cities Plans and Sections (Tel Miqne-Ekron Excavations 1985–1988, 1990, 1992–1995). Pp. xxiii + 622 (vol. 9, pt. 1); iv + plans (vol. 9, pt. 3B). Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2016. $189.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-956-2 (cloth).

Douglass, John G., and William M. Graves, eds. New Mexico and the Pimería Alta: The Colonial Period in the American Southwest. Pp. xxix + 428. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $104. ISBN 978-1-60732-573-4 (cloth).

Dunbabin, Katherine M.D. Theater and Spectacle in the Art of the Roman Empire (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology). Pp. xi + 328. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 2016. $99.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-5688-6 (paper).

Fentress, Elizabeth, Caroline Goodson, and Marco Maiuro, with Margaret Andrews and J. Andrew Dufton, eds. Villa Magna: An Imperial Estate and Its Legacies. Excavations 2006–10 (Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome 23). Pp. xx + 516. The British School at Rome, London 2016. £90. ISBN 978-0-904152-74-6 (cloth).

Fernández-Götz, Manuel, and Dirk Krausse, eds. Eurasia at the Dawn of History: Urbanization and Social Change. Pp. xviii + 420. Cambridge University Press, New York 2016. $140. ISBN 978-1-107-14740-9 (cloth).

Flohr, Miko, and Andrew Wilson, eds. The Economy of Pompeii (Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy). Pp. xviii + 433. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017. $150. ISBN 978-0-19-878657-3 (cloth).

Fögen, Thorsten, and Richard Warren, eds. Graeco-Roman Antiquity and the Idea of Nationalism in the 19th Century. Pp. viii + 305. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2016. €109.95. ISBN 978-3-11-047178-6 (cloth).

Fontaine, Paul, and Sophie Helas, eds. Fortificazioni archaiche del Latium vetus e dell’Etruria meridionale (IX–VI sec. a.C.): Stratigrafia, cronologia e urbanizzazione. Atti delle Giornate di Studio, Roma, Academia Belgica, 19–20 settembre 2013 (Institut historique belge de Rome 7). Pp. 294. Academia Belgica, Rome 2016. €75. ISBN 978-90-74461-85-6 (paper).

Fournier, Julien, ed. Philippes, de la Préhistoire à Byzance: Études d’archéologie et d’histoire (BCH Suppl. 55). Pp. 297. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2016. €60. ISBN 978-2-86958-280-4 (paper).

Gesell, Geraldine C., and Leslie Preston Day, eds. Kavousi IIC: The Late Minoan IIIC Settlement at Vronda. Specialist Reports and Analyses (Prehistory Monographs 52). Pp. xxx + 298. INSTAP Academic Press, Philadelphia 2016. $80. ISBN 978-1-931534-84-0 (cloth).

Grant, David. In Search of the Lost Testament of Alexander the Great. Pp. xxxviii + 857. Troubador Publishing 2017. $39.95. ISBN 978-1-943290-28-4 (paper).

Huet, Thomas. Les gravures piquetées du mont Bego (Alpes-Maritimes): Organisation spatiale et sériation (VIe–IIe millénaire av. J.-C.) (Mémoires de la Société préhistorique française 63). Pp. 166. Société Préhistorique Française, Paris 2017. €30. ISBN 2-913745-71-7 (cloth).

Janeway, Brian. Sea Peoples of the Northern Levant? Aegean-Style Pottery from Early Iron Age Tell Tayinat (Studies in the Archaeology and History of the Levant 7). Pp. xvi + 207. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2017. $49.59. ISBN 978-1-57506-950-0 (cloth).

Jones, Eric E., and John L. Creese, eds. Process and Meaning in Spatial Archaeology: Investigations into Pre-Columbian Iroquoian Space and Place. Pp. xvii + 238. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2017. $60. ISBN 978-1-60732-509-3 (cloth).

Kansteiner, Sascha, ed. Pseudoantike Skulptur I: Fallstudien zu antiken Skulpturen und ihren Imitationen (Transformationen der Antike 45). Pp. viii + 187. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2016. €79.95. ISBN 978-3-11-047452-7 (cloth).

Khatchadourian, Lori. Imperial Matter: Ancient Persia and the Archaeology of Empires. Pp. xxxviii + 288. University of California Press, Oakland 2016. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-520-29052-5 (paper).

Klaus, Haagen D., Amanda R. Harvey, and Mark N. Cohen, eds. Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology (Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, Regional, and Global Perspectives). Pp. xxii + 488. University Press of Florida, Gainesville 2017. $100. ISBN 978-0-8130-6223-5 (cloth).

Kurapkat, Dietmar, and Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt. Werkspuren: Materialverarbeitung und handwerkliches Wissen im antiken Bauwesen (Diskussionen zur Archäologischen Bauforschung 12). Pp. xix + 466. Schnell & Steiner, Regensburg 2017. €86. ISBN 978-3-7954-3205-8 (cloth).

Lancaster, Lynne C. Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire: 1st to 4th Centuries C.E. Pp. xxvi + 254. Cambridge University Press, New York 2015. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-05935-1 (cloth).

Lentjes, Daphne. Landscape and Land Use in First Millennium BC Southeast Italy: Planting the Seeds of Change (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 25). Pp. ix + 296. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2016. $110. ISBN 978-90-8964-794-8 (cloth).

Lipschits, Oded, Yuval Gadot, and Liora Freud. Ramat Raḥel III: Final Publication of Yohanan Aharoni’s Excavations (1954, 1959–1962) (Tel Aviv University Monograph 35). 2 vols. Pp. x + 283 (vol. 1); x + 362 (vol. 2). Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind. 2016. $169.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-490-1 (cloth).

Lombardi, Alessandra. South Arabian Funerary Stelae from the British Museum Collection (Arabia Antica 11). Pp. 202. L’Erma di Bretschneider, Rome 2016. €120. ISBN 978-88-913-1126-9 (cloth).

London, Gloria. Ancient Cookware from the Levant: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective (Worlds of the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean). Pp. xiv + 312. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2016. $150. ISBN 978-1-78179-199-8 (cloth).

Malpass, Michael A. Ancient People of the Andes. Pp. xi + 291. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 2016. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-5017-0000-2 (paper).

McManamon, John M. Caligula’s Barges and the Renaissance Origins of Nautical Archaeology Under Water (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series). Pp. xvi + 264. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2017. $65. ISBN 978-1-62349-438-4 (cloth).

Milevski, Ianir, and Thomas E. Levy, eds. Framing Archaeology in the Near East: The Application of Social Theory to Fieldwork (New Directions in Anthropological Archaeology). Pp. ix + 146. Equinox, Sheffield, England 2016. $100. ISBN 978-1-78179-247-6 (cloth). 

Mugnai, Niccolò, Julia Nikolaus, and Nick Ray, eds. De Africa Romaque: Merging Cultures Across North Africa (Society for Libyan Studies Conference 1). Society for Libyan Studies, London 2016. £30.  ISBN 978-1-900971-33-1 (paper).

Noble, Gordon. Woodland in the Neolithic of Northern Europe: The Forest as Ancestor. Pp. xii + 222. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-15983-9 (cloth).

Opitz, Rachel, Marcello Mogetta, and Nicola Terrenato, eds. A Mid-Republican House from Gabii. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor 2016. $150. ISBN 978-0-472-99900-2 (e-book).

Parker, Geoffrey, and Brenda Parker. The Persians: Lost Civilizations. Pp. 208. Reaktion Books, London 2017. $25. ISBN 978-1-78023-650-6 (cloth).

Pollard, A. Mark, Carl Heron, and Ruth Ann Armitage. Archaeological Chemistry. 3rd ed. Pp. xxii + 585. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge 2017. £44.99. ISBN 978-1-78262-426-4 (cloth). 

Rotstein, Andrea. Literary History in the Parian Marble (Hellenic Studies 68). Pp. xvi + 170. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2016. $22.50. ISBN 978-0-674-41723-6 (paper).

Roussel, Denis, and Roland Étienne, eds. Xénophon: L’Anabase ou l’expédition des Dix-Mille (Classiques grecs 1). Pp. 593. Classiques Garnier, Paris 2016. €49. ISBN 978-2-40606-118-2 (paper).

Smith, R.R.R., and Bryan Ward-Perkins, eds. The Last Statues of Antiquity. Pp. xxxiii + 410. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016. $165. ISBN 978-0-19-875332-2 (cloth).

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).

Tchernia, André. The Romans and Trade (Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy). Pp. xiii + 380. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016. $110. ISBN 978-0-19-872371-4 (cloth).

Thornton, Christopher P., Charlotte M. Cable, and Gregory L. Possehl, eds. The Bronze Age Towers at Bat, Sultanate of Oman: Research by the Bat Archaeological Project 2007–12 (Museum Monograph 143). Pp. xxii + 330. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2016. $69.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-06-3 (cloth).  

Traxler, Loa P., and Robert J. Sharer, eds. The Origins of Maya States (Penn Museum International Research Conferences 7). Pp. xxi + 681. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2016. $69.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-86-5 (cloth).

Tsipopoulou, Metaxia, ed. Petras, Siteia: The Pre- and Proto-palatial Cemetery in Context (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 21). Pp. 446. Universitetsforlag, Aarhus 2017. Kr. 499.95. ISBN 978-87-7184-157-2 (cloth).

Warburton, David A. The Fundamentals of Economics: Lessons from the Bronze Age Near East (Civilisations du Proche-Orient, série 4, Histoire-essais 3). Pp. xvi + 560. Recherches et Publications, Neuchâtel 2016. €58. ISBN 978-2-940032-20-4 (cloth).

Wegner, Josef. The Sunshade Chapel of Meritaten from the House-of-Waenre of Akhenaten (Museum Monograph 144). Pp. xii + 164. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia 2017. $55. ISBN 978-1-934536-87-2 (cloth). 

Williams, Joey. The Archaeology of Roman Surveillance in the Central Alentejo, Portugal (California Classical Studies 5). Pp. xiii + 168. California Classical Studies, Berkeley 2017. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-939926-08-1 (paper). 

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 121, No. 3 (July 2017)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1213.BooksReceived