March 21, 2023
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.
March 7, 2023
Have you ever been to the Llŷn Peninsula? This highly popular holiday destination, with its captivating coastline and magnificent mountains, is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Britain.
March 1, 2023
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…
January 18, 2023
‘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!
January 5, 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
January 1, 2023
Searching for a Needle in a Sand Dune RICHARD J. LONG, author of The Excavations at Mut al-Kharab II, has worked with the Dakhleh Oasis Project since 2004. In this blog, he… READ MORE
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December 25, 2022
Merry Christmas from Casemate Academic & Oxbow Books! It’s our last gift of the year and the final sale of 2022 we have to offer: all books featured in our… READ MORE
December 24, 2022
Island Archaeology The final day of our Oxbow Advent brings us to the islands; while some are tropical and others exotic, each holds a valuable piece of human history! Did… READ MORE
December 23, 2022
Coinage & Economy You’re one step close to riches and wealth with Day 23 of our Oxbow Advent as these books are all about ancient coins and markets! Use code ADVENT23 when… READ MORE