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List of Books Received

October 2018 (122.4)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Agusta-Boularot, Sandrine, Sandrine Hubert, William Van Andringa, eds. Quand naissent les dieux: Fondation des sanctuaires antiques. Motivations, agents, lieux (CÉFR 534). Pp. 436. École française de Rome, Rome 2017. €110. ISBN 978-2-7283-1266-5 (paper).

Allison, Penelope, Martin Pitts, and Sarah Colley, eds. Big Data on the Roman Table: New Approaches to Tablewares in the Roman World (Internet Archaeology issue 50). Internet Archaeology 2018.

Ameri, Marta, Sarah Kielt Costello, Gregg Jamison, and Sarah Jarmer Scott. Seals and Sealings in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia. Pp. xxix + 467. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $155. ISBN 978-1-107-19458-8 (cloth).  

Appunti di tattica (De militari scientia). Edited and translated by Immacolata Eramo. Preface by John Haldon. Pp. 222. Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, Besançon edex 2018. €22. ISBN 978-2-84867-617-3 (cloth).

Arthur, Kathryn Weedman. The Lives of Stone Tools: Crafting the Status, Skill, and Identity of Flintknappers. Pp. 328. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2018. $65. ISBN 978-0-8165-3713-6 (cloth).

Badre, Leila, Emmanuelle Capet, and Barbara Vitale. Tell Kazel au Bronze récent: Études céramiques (BAHBeyrouth 211). Pp. 256. Presses de l’Ifpo, Beirut 2018. €45. ISBN 978-2-35159-740-8 (paper).

Bailey, Doug. Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture. Pp. xvi + 338. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $35. ISBN 9780190611880 (paper).

Baratte, François, Véronique Brouquier-Reddé, and Elsa Rocca, eds. Du culte aux sanctuaires: L'architecture religieuse dans l’Afrique romaine et byzantine (Orient & Mediterranée 25). Pp. 378. De Boccard, Paris 2017. €89. ISBN 978-2-7018-0442-2.

Barletta, Barbara A. The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (Ancient Art and Architecture in Context 4). Pp. 360. American School of Classical Studies at Athens Publications, Princeton 2017. $75. ISBN 978-0-87661-967-4 (cloth).

Boehm, Ryan. City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms. Pp. xiv + 300. University of California Press, Oakland 2018. $95. ISBN 978-0-520-29692-3 (cloth).

Bonzano, Francesca. Fanum Iunonis Melitense: L’area centrale del santuario di Tas-Silġ a Malta in età tardo-repubblicana (Malta 2). Pp. 240. Edipuglia, Bari 2017. €70. ISBN 978-88-7228-826-9 (paper).

Bouzek, Jan. Studies of Homeric Greece. Pp. 296. Karolinum Press, Prague 2018. $30. ISBN 978-80-246-3561-3 (paper).

Brocato, Paolo, and Nicola Terrenato, eds. Nuovi studi sulla Regia di Roma (Paesaggi antichi 2). Pp. 185. Pellegrini, Cosenza 2016. €10.50. ISBN 978-88-6822-509-4 (paper).

Brown, Amelia Robertson. Corinth in Late Antiquity: A Greek, Roman and Christian City (Library of Classical Studies 17). Pp. xiv + 341. I.B. Tauris, London and New York 2018. $120. ISBN 978-1-78453-823-1 (cloth).

Brøns, Cecilie, and Marie-Louise Nosch, eds. Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean (Ancient Textiles Series 31). Pp. xiv + 258. Oxbow, Oxford and Philadelphia 2017. $80. ISBN 978-1-78570-672-1 (cloth). 

Caroll, Maureen. Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World. Pp. 336. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $100. ISBN 978-0-19-968763-3 (cloth).

Celestino, Sebastián, and Carolina López-Ruiz. Tartessos and the Phoenicians in Iberia. Pp. xx + 368. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016. $135. ISBN 978-0-19-967274-5 (cloth).

Clark, Andrew J., and Douglas B. Bamforth, eds. Archaeological Perspectives on Warfare on the Great Plains. Pp. 440. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2018. $99. ISBN 978-1-60732-669-4 (cloth).

Düring, Bleda S., and Tesse D. Stek, eds. The Archaeology of Imperial Landscapes: A Comparative Study of Empires in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World. Pp. xviii + 368. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2018. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-18970-6 (cloth).

Effros, Bonnie, and Guolong Lai, eds. Unmasking Ideology in Imperial and Colonial Archaeology: Vocabulary, Symbols, and Legacy (Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives 8). Pp. xxxii + 468. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles 2018. $85. ISBN 978-1-938770-13-5 (paper). 

Ellis, Steven J.R. The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna. Pp. 320. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $85. ISBN 978-0-19876-993-4 (cloth).

Fagan, Brian. A Little History of Archaeology. Pp. 288. Yale University Press, New Haven 2018. $25. ISBN 978-0-300-22464-1 (cloth).

Fischer, Anders, and Lisbeth Pedersen, eds. Oceans of Archaeology (Jysk Arkæologisk Selskabs Skrifter 101). Pp. 240. Aarhus University Press, Aarhus 2018. DKK 348. ISBN 978-87-93423-18-3 (cloth).

Goldsworthy, Adrian. Hadrian's Wall. Pp. xx + 170. Basic, New York 2018. $25. ISBN 978-1-5416-4442-7 (cloth).

Hales, Shelley, and Anne-Marie Leander Touati, eds. Returns to Pompeii: Interior Space and Decoration Documented and Revived, 18th–20th Century (Skrifter Utgivna av Svenska Institutet I Rom 4° 62). Pp. 312. Price not available. Svenska Institutet I Rom, Stockholm 2016. ISBN 978-91-7042-183-9 (cloth). 

Hannus, L. Adrien. Clovis Mammoth Butchery: The Lange/Ferguson Site and Associated Bone Tool Technology. Pp. 262. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2018. $60. ISBN 978-1-62349-592-3 (cloth).

Harry, Karen G., and Sarah A. Herr, eds. Life Beyond the Boundaries: Constructing Identity in Edge Regions of the North American Southwest. Pp. vi + 350. University Press of Colorado, Boulder 2018. $85. ISBN 978-1-60732-666-3 (cloth).

Haze, Xaviant. Ancient Giants: History, Myth, and Scientific Evidence from Around the World. Pp. 192. Bear & Company, Rochester, Vt. 2018. $16. ISBN 9781591432937 (paper).

Hölscher, Fernande. Die Macht der Gottheit im Bild: Archäologische Studien zur griechischen Götterstatue. Pp. 581.Verlag Antike, Heidelberg 2017. $113. ISBN 978-3-946317-15-9 (cloth).

Holt, Emily, ed. Water and Power in Past Societies (IEMA Proceedings 7). Pp. xiv + 320. State University of New York Press, Albany 2018. $95. ISBN 978-1-438-46875-4 (cloth).

Horn, Christian, and Kristian Kristiansen, eds. Warfare in Bronze Age Society. Pp. x + 253. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-18556-2 (cloth).  

Iossif, Panagiotis, François De Callataÿ, and Richard Veymiers, eds. ΤΥΠΟΙ: Greek and Roman Coins Seen Through Their Images: Noble Issuers, Humbler Users? Proceedings of the International Conference Organized by the Belgian and French Schools at Athens, 26–28 September 2012 (Série Histoire 3). Pp. 600. Presses Universitaires de Liège, Liège 2018. €40. ISBN 978-2-87562-157-3 (paper).

James, Sarah A. Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth 7.7). Pp. 360. American School of Classical Studies at Athens Publications, Princeton 2018. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-077-0 (cloth).

Jashemski, Wilhelmina F., Kathryn L. Gleason, Kim J. Hartswick, and Amina-Aïcha Malek, eds. Gardens of the Roman Empire. Pp. xxxvi + 617. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $275. ISBN 978-1-13903-302-2 (cloth).

Jasink, Anna Margherita, Judith Weingarten, and Silvia Ferrara, eds. Non-scribal Communication Media in the Bronze Age Aegean and Surrounding Areas: The Semantics of A-literate and Proto-literate Media (Seals, Potmarks, Mason’s Marks, Seal-Impressed Pottery, Ideograms and Logograms, and Related Systems) (Periploi 9). Pp. 270. Florence, Firenze University Press, 2018. €19.90. ISBN 9788864536361 (paper).

Jensen, Bo, and Uroš Matić, eds. Archaeologies of Gender and Violence. Pp. 284. Oxbow, Oxford 2017. $55. ISBN 9781785706882 (paper).

Jusseret, Simon, and Manuel Sintubin, eds. Minoan Earthquakes: Breaking the Myth Through Interdisciplinarity (Studies in Archaeological Sciences 5). Pp. 440. Leuven University Press, Leuven 2017. $89.50. ISBN 978-94-6270-105-2 (cloth).

Kästner, Ursula, and Stefan Schmidt, eds. Inszenierungen von Identitäten: Unteritalische Vasenmalerei zwischen Griechen und Indigenen. Pp. 167. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Munich 2018. €59.90. ISBN 978-3-7696-3779-3 (cloth).

Kouremenos, Anna, ed. Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean. Pp. 192. Oxbow, Oxford 2018. $55. ISBN 9781785705809 (paper).

Macaulay-Lewis, Elizabeth. Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries (AASOR 72; Manar al-Athar 4). Pp. xvi + 336. American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston 2018. $89.95. ISBN 978-0-89757-100-5 (cloth).

Mattingly, David J., Victoria Leitch, Chloe N. Duckworth, Aurelie Cuénod, Martin Sterry, and Franca Cole, eds. Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond. Pp. xviii + 450. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017. $120. ISBN 978-1-107-19699-5 (cloth).

McHugh, Maeve. The Ancient Greek Farmstead. Pp. 208. Oxbow, Oxford 2017. $55. ISBN 9781785706400 (paper).

Moshenska, Gabriel, ed. Key Concepts in Public Archaeology. Pp. 250. University College London Press, London 2017. £40. ISBN 978‑1‑911576‑44‑0 (cloth).

Mugnai, Niccolò. Architectural Decoration and Urban History in Mauretania Tingitana. Pp. 412. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2018. €40. ISBN 978-88-7140-853-8 (paper).

Papadopoulos, John K., and Evelyn Lord Smithson. The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora 36). Pp. 1,120. American School of Classical Studies at Athens Publications, Princeton 2017. $150. ISBN 978-0-87661-236-1 (cloth).

Papathanasiou, Anastasia, William A. Parkinson, Daniel J. Pullen, Michael L. Galaty, and Panagiotis Karkanas, eds. Neolithic Alepotrypa Cave in the Mani, Greece. Pp. 488. Oxbow, Oxford 2018. $110. ISBN 9781785706486 (cloth).

Pluckhahn, Thomas J., and Victor D. Thompson. New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River. Pp. xvii + 276. University of Florida Press, Gainesville 2018. $79.95. ISBN 978-1-68340-035-6 (cloth).

Ragazzoli, Chloé, Ömür Harmansah, Chiara Salvador, and Elizabeth Frood, eds. Scribbling Through History: Graffiti, Places and People from Antiquity to Modernity. Pp. 264. Bloomsbury Academic, London 2018. $114. ISBN 9781474288835 (cloth).

Sánchez Velasco, Jerónimo. The Christianization of Western Baetica: Architecture, Power, and Religion in a Late Antique Landsape. Pp. 404. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2018. $155. ISBN 978-9-08964-932-4 (cloth).

Silver, Minna, Gabriele Fangi, and Ahmet Denker. Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: Images, Ruins and Cultural Memory. Pp. x + 246. Whittles Publishing, Dunbeath, Scotland 2018. $44.95. ISBN 978-1-84995-296-5 (cloth). 

Tiesler, Vera, and Andrew Scherer, eds. Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practice. Pp. 480. Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., 2018. $75. ISBN 978-0-88402-426-2 (cloth).

Tilley Christopher. Landscape in the Longue Durée: A History and Theory of Pebbles in a Pebbled Heathland Landscape. Pp. 498. University College London Press, London 2017. £27.99. ISBN 978‑1‑78735‑082‑3 (paper).

Tréziny, Henri. Mégara Hyblaea 7: La ville classique, hellénistique et romaine (Collection de l'École française de Rome 1,7). Pp. 518. École française de Rome, Rome 2018. €110. ISBN 978-2-7283-1282-5 (paper).

Van Oyen, Astrid, and Martin Pitts, eds. Materialising Roman Histories (University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology Monograph 3) Pp. 232. Oxbow, Oxford 2017. $59.99. ISBN 9781785706769 (paper).

Wescoat, Bonna D. The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9). 2 vols. Pp. 640. American School of Classical Studies at Athens Publications, Princeton 2017. $200. ISBN 978-0-87661-850-9 (cloth).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 122, No. 4 (October 2018)

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DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1224.BooksReceived