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List of Books Received

July 2019 (123.3)

Books Received

List of Books Received

Allard, Francis, Yan Sun, and Katheryn M. Linduff, eds. Memory and Agency in Ancient China: Shaping the Life History of Objects. Pp. xx + 290. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $105. ISBN 978-1-108-47257-9 (cloth). 

Allen, Martyn, Lisa Lodwick, Tom Brindle, Michael Fulford, and Alexander Smith. The Rural Economy of Roman Britain (Britannia Monographs 30). Pp. xix + 436. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, London 2017. £36. ISBN 978-0-907764-44-1 (paper). 

Andreotti, Gonzalo Cruz, ed. Roman Turdetania: Romanization, Identity and Socio-Cultural Interaction in the South of the Iberian Peninsula Between the 4th and 1st centuries BCE (Cultural Interactions in the Mediterranean 3). Pp. 190. Brill, Leiden 2018. $148. ISBN 978-90-04-37340-2 (cloth). 

Aravecchia, Nicola. ‘Ain El-Gedida: 2006–2008 Excavations of a Late Antique Site in Egypt’s Western Desert. Pp. xxi + 630. New York University Press, New York 2018. $85. ISBN 978-1-4798-0301-9 (cloth). 

Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen, and Martin Beckmann, eds. Sculpture and Coins: Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collector (Loeb Classical Monographs 16). Pp. xviii + 148. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2018. $30. ISBN 978-0-674-42837-9 (cloth). 

Astrup, Peter Moe. Sea-Level Changes in Mesolithic Southern Scandinavia: Long- and Short-Term Effects on Society and the Environment (Jutland Archaeological Society Publications 106). Pp. 206. Jutland Archaeological Society, Højbjerg, Denmark 2018. DKK 435. ISBN 9788793423299 (cloth). 

Barber, Katrine. In Defense of Wyam: Native-White Alliances and the Struggle for Celilo Village. Pp. xii + 294. University of Washington Press, Seattle 2018. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-295-74358-5 (paper). 

Barrow, R.J. Gender, Identity and the Body in Greek and Roman Sculpture. Pp. xvii + 225. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $105. ISBN 978-1-107-03954-4 (cloth). 

Bernard, Seth. Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy. Pp. xvi + 315. Oxford University Press, New York 2018. $85. ISBN 978-0-19-087878-8 (cloth). 

Berni, Bruno, and Anna Wegener, eds. Translating Scandinavia: Scandinavian Literature in Italian and German Translation, 1918–1945 (AnalRom 50). Pp. 204. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2018. €32. ISBN 978-88-7140-921-4 (paper).  

Black, Mary S. Secrets in the Dirt: Uncovering the Ancient People of Gault. Pp. ix + 119. Texas A&M University Press, College Station 2019. $30. ISBN 978-1-62349-749-1 (paper). 

Brysbaert, Ann, Victor Klinkenberg, Anna Gutiérrez Garcia-M. , and Irene Vikatou, eds. Constructing Monuments, Perceiving Monumentality and the Economics of Building: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to the Built Environment. Pp. 342. Sidestone Press, Leiden 2018. €34.95. ISBN 9789088906961 (paper). 

Bundrick, Sheramy D. Athens, Etruria, and the Many Lives of Greek Figured Pottery (Wisconsin Studies in Classics). Pp. xv + 330. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison 2019. $119.95. ISBN 978-0-299-32100-0 (cloth).

Cannavò, Anna, and Ludovic Thély, eds. Les Royaumes de Chypre à l’épreuve de l’histoire: Transitions et ruptures de la fin de l’âge du Bronze au début de l’époque hellénistique (BCH Suppl. 60). Pp. 365. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2018. €35. ISBN 978-2-86958-307-8 (paper).

Cosmopoulos, Michael B. Iklaina: The Monumental Buildings (Archaeological Society at Athens Library 316). Pp. xviii + 234. Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2018. €30. ISBN 978-618-5047-39-9 (paper).

Cosmopoulos, Michael B., ed. The Political Geography of a Mycenaean District: The Archaeological Survey at Iklaina (Archaeological Society at Athens Library 306). Pp. xviii + 238. Archaeological Society at Athens, Athens 2016. €50. ISBN 978-618-5047-27-6 (paper). 

Driessen, Jan, ed. An Archaeology of Forced Migration: Crisis-Induced Mobility and the Collapse of the 13th c. BCE Eastern Mediterranean (Aegis 15). Pp. 314. Presses Universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-le-Neuve 2018. €36.50. ISBN 9782875587343 (paper). 

Dyson, Stephen L. Archaeology, Ideology, and Urbanism in Rome from the Grand Tour to Berlusconi. Pp. xv + 327. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $105. ISBN 978-0-521-87459-5 (cloth). 

Empereur, Jean-Yves, ed. The Hellenistic Harbour of Amathus Underwater Excavations, 1984–1986. Vol.2, Artefacts Found During Excavation (Études Chypriotes 20). Pp. 218. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2018. €40. ISBN 978-2-86958-308-5 (paper). 

Erdman, Katherine M., ed. Public Engagement and Education: Developing and Fostering Stewardship for an Archaeological Future. Pp. xiii + 272. Berghahn, New York 2019. $130. ISBN 978-1-78920-144-4 (cloth). 

Eschbach, Norbert, ed. Corpus vasorum antiquorum. Germany 104. Dresden 3: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Skulpturensammlung: Attisch Rotfigurige Keramik. Pp. 139. C.H. Beck, Munich 2018. €98. ISBN 978-3-7696-3781-6 (cloth).

Étienne, Roland, ed. Le Sanctuaire d’Apollon à Délos.Vol. 1, Architecture, topographie, histoire (Délos 44). Pp. 398. École Française d’Athènes, Athens 2018. €110. ISBN 978-2-86958-304-7 (paper). 

Franks, Hallie M. The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium. Pp. xii + 220. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $85. ISBN 978-0-19-086316-6 (cloth). 

Fritz, Gayle J. Feeding Cahokia: Early Agriculture in the North American Heartland. Pp. xiv + 195. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa 2019. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8173-2005-8 (cloth). 

Fulford, Michael, Amanda Clarke, Emma Durham, and Nicholas Pankhurst. Late Iron Age Calleva: The Pre-Conquest Occupation at Silchester Insula IX (Silchester Roman Town: The Insula IX Town Life Project 3; Britannia Monographs 32). Pp. xx + 532. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, London 2018. £75. ISBN 978-0-907764-45-8 (paper). 

Galaty, Michael L. Memory and Nation Building: From Ancient Times to the Islamic State. Pp. xxiii + 200. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Md. 2018. $75. ISBN 978-0-7591-2260-4 (cloth). 

Garrison, Thomas G., and Stephen Houston, eds. An Inconstant Landscape: The Maya Kingdom of El Zotz, Guatemala. Pp. xxii + 470. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2018. $90. ISBN 978-1-60732-763-9 (cloth). 

Gatto, Maria C., David J. Mattingly, Nick Ray, and Martin Sterry, eds. Burials, Migration and Identity in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond. Pp. xxvi + 561. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $140. ISBN 978-1-108-47408-5 (cloth). 

Gondek, Renee M., and Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver, eds. The Ancient Art of Transformation: Case Studies from Mediterranean Contexts. Pp. xii + 224. Oxbow, Oxford 2019. $55. ISBN 978-1-78925-104-3 (paper). 

Haldon, John, Hugh Elton, and James Newhard, eds. Archaeology and Urban Settlement in Late Roman and Byzantine Anatolia: Euchaïta-Avkat-Beyözü and Its Environment. Pp. xxix + 377. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $125. ISBN 978-1-108-47115-2 (cloth). 

Harlaut, Cécile, and John W. Hayes. Pottery in Hellenistic Alexandria (Études Alexandrines 45). Pp. 361. Centre d’Études Alexandrines, Alexandria 2018. €40. ISBN 978-2-490128-01-3 (cloth). 

Harry, Karen G., and Barbara J. Roth, eds. Interaction and Connectivity in the Greater Southwest Proceedings of the Southwest Symposium Series). Pp. vii + 472. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2019. $95. ISBN 978-1-60732-734-9 (cloth). 

Howe, Timothy, ed. Ptolemy I Soter: A Self-Made Man. Pp. x + 196. Oxbow, Oxford 2018. $55. ISBN 978-1-78925-042-8 (paper). 

Iacono, Francesco. The Archaeology of Late Bronze Age Interaction and Mobility at the Gates of Europe: People, Things, and Networks Around the Southern Adriatic Sea. Pp. xvi + 286. Bloomsbury Academic, London 2019. $114. ISBN 978-1-350-03614-7 (cloth). 

Jones, Nathaniel B. Painting, Ethics, and Aesthetics in Rome. Pp. xviii + 291. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $105. ISBN 978-1-108-42012-9 (cloth). 

Jones, Philip. Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers. Pp. vi + 440. Hurst & Company, London 2018. $37.50. ISBN 978-1-84904-839-2 (paper). 

Kaufmann, J.E., and H.W. Kaufmann. Castrum to Castle: Classical to Medieval Fortifications in the Lands of the Western Roman Empire. Pp. ix + 278. Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 2018. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-19-882798-6 (cloth). 

Kershaw, Jane, and Gareth Williams, eds. Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age (Medieval History and Archaeology). Pp. xvi + 306. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2019. $99. ISBN 9780198827986 (cloth). 

King, Tanya J., and Gary Robinson, eds. At Home on the Waves: Human Habitation of the Sea from the Mesolithic to Today (Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology 24). Pp. xx + 372. Berghahn, New York 2019. $140. ISBN 978-1-78920-142-0 (cloth). 

Koutlis, Manolis. In the Shadow: The Greek Colonies of North America and the Atlantic 1500 BC–1500 AD. Pp. 359. Pressious Arvanitidis, Athens 2018. $24.99. ISBN 9789925743957 (cloth). 

Krutak, Lars, and Aaron Deter-Wolf, eds. Ancient Ink: The Archaeology of Tattooing. Pp. xii + 354. University of Washington Press, Seattle 2017. $60. ISBN 978-0-295-74282-3 (cloth). 

Leidwanger, Justin, and Carl Knappett, eds. Maritime Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean World. Pp. xiii + 261. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018. $105. ISBN 978-1-108-42994-8 (cloth). 

Lemke, Ashley K., ed. Foraging in the Past: Archaeological Studies of Hunter-Gatherer Diversity. Pp. xx + 275. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2018. $70. ISBN 978-1-60732-773-8 (cloth). 

MacDonald, Douglas H. Before Yellowstone: Native American Archaeology in the National Park. Pp. x + 230. University of Washington Press, Seattle 2018. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-295-74220-5 (paper).

Mongardi, Manuela. Firmissima et splendidissima populi romani colonia: L’epigrafia anforica di Mutina e del suo territorio (Instrumenta 62). Pp. 287. Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona 2018. €25. ISBN 978-84-9168-185-4 (paper). 

Montel, Sophie, and Airton Pollini, eds. La question de l’espace au IVe siecle avant J.-C. dans les modes grec et étrusco-italique: Continuités, ruptures, reprises. Pp. 315. Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté, Strasbourg 2018. €30. ISBN 978-2-84867-638-8 (cloth). 

Moser, Claudia. The Altars of Republican Rome and Latium: Sacrifice and the Materiality of Roman Religion. Pp. xvi + 209. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $105. ISBN 978-1-108-42885-9 (cloth). 

Nenna, Marie-Dominique, Sandrine Huber, and William Van Andringa, eds. Constituer la tombe, honorer les defunts en Méditerranée antique (Études Alexandrines 46). Pp. 581. Centre d’Études Alexandrines, Alexandria 2018. €40. ISBN 978-2-490128-02-2 (cloth). 

Pade, Marianne, ed. On Renaissance Academies: Proceedings of the International Conference “From the Roman Academy to the Danish Academy in Rome,” The Danish Academy in Rome, 11–13 October 2006 (AnalRom 42). Pp. 180. Edizioni Quasar, Rome 2011. €40. ISBN 978-88-7140-452-3 (paper). 

Pfuntner, Laura. Urbanism and Empire in Roman Sicily. Pp. viii + 306. University of Texas Press, Austin 2019. $55. ISBN 978-1-4773-1722-8 (cloth). 

Pohl, Walter, translated by William Sayers. The Avars: A Steppe Empire in Central Europe, 567–822. Pp. xxiii + 636. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 2018. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-4210-0 (cloth). 

Riggs, Christina. Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive. Pp. xvi + 256. Bloomsbury Visual Arts, London 2019. $24.25. ISBN 978-1-350-03851-6 (paper). 

Rocek, Thomas R., and Nancy A. Kenmotsu, eds. Late Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers of the Jornada Mogollon. Pp. xviii + 373. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2018. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-794-3 (cloth). 

Şenol, Ahmet Kaan. Commercial Amphorae in the Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria (Études Alexandrines 44). Pp. 618. Centre d’Études Alexandrines, Alexandria 2018. €40. ISBN 978-2-490128-00-6 (cloth). 

Smith, Alexander, Martyn Allen, Tom Brindle, Michael Fulford, Lisa Lodwick, and Anna Rohnbogner. Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain (New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain 3; Britannia Monographs 31). Pp. xviii + 419. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, London 2018. £32.40. ISBN 978-0-907764-46-5 (paper). 

Tabolli, Jacopo, ed. Veii. Pp. xviii + 238. University of Texas Press, Austin 2019. $55. ISBN 978-1-4773-1725-9 (cloth). 

Tonglet, Delphine. Le kyathos attique de Madame Teithurnai: Échanges artisanaux et interactions culturelles entre Grecs et Étrusques in Méditerranée archaïque (Études d’archéologie 13). 2 vols. Pp. 371 + 204. Centre de Recherches en Archéologie et Patrimoine, Brussels 2018. $71.81. ISBN 9782960202908 (cloth). 

Trakadas, Athena. In Mauretaniae maritimis: Marine Resource Exploitation in a Roman North African Province (Geographica Historica 40). Pp. 667. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2018. €89. ISBN 978-3-515-10417-3 (paper).

Tyson, Craig W., and Virginia R. Herrmann, eds. Imperial Peripheries in the Neo-Assyrian Period. Pp. xxii + 297. University Press of Colorado, Louisville 2018. $75. ISBN 978-1-60732-822-3 (cloth). 

Wesselingh, Karyn M. Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates. Vol. 6, A Zooarchaeological Analysis (MeditArch Suppl. 11). Pp. xvii + 241. Meditarch, Sydney 2018. AUD 110. ISBN 978-0958026581 (cloth). 

Williams, Howard, Benedict Wills-Eve, and Jennifer Osborne, eds. The Public Archaeology of Death. Pp. xiii + 197. Equinox, Sheffield, U.K. 2019. $100. ISBN 978-1-78179-593-4 (cloth). 

Wilson, Andrew, and Alan Bowman, eds. Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World (Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy). Pp. 672. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018. $145. ISBN 9780198790662 (cloth). 

Yamin, Rebecca. Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution: A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia. Pp. xviii + 127. Temple University Press, Philadelphia 2019. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-4399-1642-1 (paper). 

Yasur-Landau, Assaf, Eric H. Cline, and Yorke M. Rowan, eds. The Social Archaeology of the Levant: From Prehistory to the Present. Pp. xxxvi + 643. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019. $150. ISBN 978-1-107-15668-5 (cloth).

List of Books Received

American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 123, No. 3 (July 2019)

Published online at

DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1233.BooksReceived