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Women’s History Month: Author Spotlight

Women’s History Month: Author Spotlight

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating some of the remarkable women who have contributed to, written, and edited publications for Oxbow Books; women who have brought new archaeological ideas, insight and information to your bookshelves. Discover more about their fascinating lives, works and achievements.

The Secret Seventeenth-Century Water Garden

The Secret Seventeenth-Century Water Garden

In this, the first of a series of blogs, Stephen reveals the story behind his Hanwell project, from his discovery of the waterworks at Hanwell Castle in an Ordnance survey map, to the pages of the acknowledgements in his new book…

World Language Day

On the 21st February, World Language Day (International Mother Language Day) is observed globally, promoting the awareness and importance of linguistic and cultural diversity. In recognition of UNESCO’s efforts and… READ MORE

Weekly Subject Sale: Textiles

Take 20% off the Textile books below until March 31st. Use promo code 23TEXT during checkout to activate your discount.

Weekly Subject Sale: Ides of March

Take 20% off the Roman books below through March 31st. Use promo code 23IDES during checkout to activate your discount.

The Dos and Don’ts of Digging a Bog Body

The Dos and Don’ts of Digging a Bog Body

‘Bog bodies’ are some of the most familiar finds associated with peatland archaeology. However, they are in fact comparatively rare. In this blog Benjamin Gearey, co-author of An Introduction to Peatland Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments, tells the tale of the discovery of the Tumbeagh Bog Body. This case study is significant both in terms of the evidence it provides and because of the insight it offers into the environmental challenges facing peatland archaeology; it also warns against eating what you’ve excavated!

We’re Attending AIA/SCS 2023

We’re Attending AIA/SCS 2023

We’re attending AIA/SCS virtually this year! If you’re attending in-person, we hope New Orleans is treating you well this year. Make sure to swing by our virtual booth over on… READ MORE