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2 General Interest and Method and theory +44 (0)1226 734350 The Cambridge History of Western Textiles By David Jenkins this two-volume set looks at the production and use of textiles with contributors taking archaeological, curatorial, art historical and historical approaches to the evidence. the different parts of the book look at: textile Industries of the ancient world; the Medieval Period; the early Modern Period; the nineteenth century; the twentieth century. 1500pp, b/w illus, 40 col pls, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 9780521341073, Hardback, was £364.99 Now £99.95 Noise a human history of sound and listening By David Hendy though we might see ourselves inhabiting a visual world, our lives have always been hugely influenced by our need to hear and be heard. breaking up the history of sound into prehistoric noise, the age of oratory, the sounds of religion, the sounds of power and revolt, the rise of machines and what he calls our amplified age, hendy teases out continuities and breaches in our long relationship with sound. 382pp, Ecco Press, 2014, 9780062283085, Paperback, was £12.99 Now £4.95 The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History Edited by John B. Hattendorf here is an encyclopedia of maritime history that, in scope and depth, rivals the expansiveness of the sea itself. the encyclopedia covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient egyptian shipbuilders to Viking sea-raiders, from nelson and the napoleonic wars to the voyages of cheng ho, from the european conquerors of the new world to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. 2912pp, 4 volumes, 400 illus., Oxford University Press, 2007, 9780195130751, Hardback, was £370.00 Now £99.95 The Ancient Mariners By Lionel Casson casson puts in a single volume the story of all that the ancients accomplished on the sea from the earliest times to the end of the roman empire. this completely revised edition takes into account the fresh information that has appeared since the book was first published in 1959, especially that from archaeology's newest branch, marine archaeology. 299pp, Princeton University Press, 1991, 9780691014777, Paperback, was £31.95 Now £9.95 Rome a cultural, Visual, and Personal history By Robert Hughes robert hughes traces the city's history, and explores its art, from its mythic foundation with romulus and remus to Fascism, Fellini and beyond. hughes' rome is a vibrant, contradictory, spectacular and secretive place; a monument both to human glory and human error. 498pp, col illus, Random House, 2012, 9780375711688, Paperback, was £16.99 Now £6.95 The Sea and Civilization By Lincoln Paine a monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea. above all, Paine makes clear how the rise and fall of civilizations can be traced to the sea. 784pp, b/w illus, col pls, Random House, 2013, 9781400044092, Hardback, was £30.00 Now £12.95 Beadwork a world Guide By Caroline Crabtree and Pam Stallebrass From Greenland to bali, from the Ukraine to France, beadwork from all around the world is illustrated and its history revealed. after an introduction and an in-depth survey

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