Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 8

European Prehistory

Join us in exploring the ancient frontiers and megalithic structures of prehistoric Europe, all for 50% on Day 8 of our Oxbow Advent!

Use code ADVENT08 when shopping at Casemate Academic to get 50% off these five books. This code is valid for today only, offer ending midnight.

Farmers at the Frontier

A Pan European Perspective on Neolithisation

Kurt J Gron, Lasse Sørensen, Peter Rowley-Conwy

All farming in prehistoric Europe ultimately came from elsewhere in one way or another, unlike the growing numbers of primary centers of domestication and agricultural origins worldwide.



464 Pages

The Megalithic Architectures of Europe

Luc Laporte, Chris Scarre

First major synthesis by leading regional specialists in English of recent excavation results and new approaches to the study of megalithic monuments and their individual histories across Europe.



248 Pages

The Earliest Europeans

A Year in the Life: Survival Strategies in the Lower Palaeolithic

Robert Hosfield

The Earliest Europeans explores the early origins of man in Europe through the perspective of ‘a year in the life’, moving through the seasons to see what the evidence for early man in the Lower Palaeolithic tells us about how they survived, their behavior, what resources were available to them, using the latest research techniques.



160 Pages

Prehistoric Ukraine

From the First Hunters to the First Farmers

Malcolm C. Lillie, Inna D. Potekhina, Chelsea E. Budd

This volume covers the Prehistory of Ukraine from the Lower Palaeolithic through to the end of the Neolithic periods. The chapters in this volume provide up-to-date overviews of all aspects of prehistoric culture development in Ukraine and present details of the key sites and finds for the periods studied.



352 Pages

Seeking the First Farmers in Western Sjælland, Denmark

The Archaeology of the Transition to Agriculture in Northern Europe

T. Douglas Price

A personal account chronicling over 30 years of excavation and survey projects investigating the Mesolithic–Neolithic transition in Denmark and demonstrating the process of research.



304 Pages