Archaeology

Ancient History & Archaeology

From standard texts to groundbreaking new research, Thames & Hudson's list of books on Archaeology and Ancient History is unparalleled

Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians

First Nations of an Ancient Continent

  • Paperback
An ideal resource for secondary students looking at indigenous cultures … I found it fascinating – School Library Association

Ancient Mexico and Central America

Ancient Mexico and Central America

Archaeology and Culture History

  • Paperback
This book is superb, a highly innovative and remarkable introduction to the study of ancient Mesoamerica. – John M. D. Pohl, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA

Ancestral Journeys

Ancestral Journeys

The Peopling of Europe from the First Venturers to the Vikings

  • Paperback
Draws conclusions that may change our long-held beliefs about European history – Minerva

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Ancient Ivory

Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

  • Hardback

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Angkor

Angkor

Heart of an Asian Empire

  • Paperback
Here is the thrilling story of the rediscovery of the mysterious and beautiful ruins of Angkor in what is today's Cambodia.

Archaeology 7th edition

Archaeology

Theories, Methods and Practice

  • Paperback
With abundant helpful illustrations and suggestions for further reading, this book remains an invaluable introduction to the world of archaeology – Current Archaeology

Art and Archaeology of the Greek World

Art & Archaeology of the Greek World

A New History, c. 2500 - c. 150 BCE

  • Hardback
… unfailingly stimulating text … a wealth of stunning illustrations … the definitive one-volume history of Greek art from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic World – Jeremy Tanner, Institute of Archaeology, University College London

The Aztecs
  • Paperback
A remarkably fresh and beautifully produced scholarly study … you will read it with pleasure – The Times Literary Supplement

The Aztecs

The Aztecs

Rise and Fall of an Empire

  • Paperback
'The Aztecs' examines the complete history of this amazing culture, from their beginnings as nomads through their time as powerful empire builders to the period of Spanish rule

Before Scotland

Before Scotland

The Story of Scotland Before History

  • Paperback
There’s a timelessness about people and landscape which is brought out quite brilliantly here. This book deserves to be very, very widely read – Professor Barry Cunliffe, Oxford University

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Blood of the Celts

Blood of the Celts

The New Ancestral Story

  • Hardback
A fresh and challenging look at the story of the Celts – Family Tree

The Blood of Kings

The Blood of Kings

Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

  • Paperback
A work as remarkable for its text as for the photographs and drawings that illustrate it … revolutionary – Octavio Paz, Nobel Prize winner for Literature

Bog Bodies

Bog Bodies Uncovered

Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery

  • Hardback
Professor Aldhouse-Green provides us with satisfyingly full answers … This archaeological detective story would interest any aspiring Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple, or Agatha Christie herself – Minerva

Breaking the Maya Code
  • Paperback
Coe’s thrilling account of the cracking of Mayan is like a detective story … great stuff – The Observer