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The latest Cambridge University Press e-books have now been loaded onto our catalogue, among the new title received are: |
Northwest Europe in the Early Middle Ages, c.AD 600–1150: A Comparative Archaeology. Christopher Loveluck.
The Archaeology of Japan: From the Earliest Rice Farming Villages to the Rise of the State., Koji Mizoguchi.
The Ruin of Roman Britain: An Archaeological Perspective., James Gerrard
The Archaeology and Ethnography of Central Africa., James Denbow.
Astrology and Cosmology in Early China: Conforming Earth to Heaven, David W. Pankenier.
Slave Portraiture in the Atlantic World. Edited by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Angela Rosenthal
These are just some of over 5500 titles available from Cambridge Books Online. They can be read online or downloaded as pdf files. A full list of the titles can be found here and you can also search the Library catalogue for information about each title.