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Landscape and Land Use in First Millennium BC Southeast Italy
Planting the Seeds of Change
By Daphne Lentjes
This book combines archaeobotanical and archaeozoological data with information from excavations, field surveys, and ancient written texts to place the relationship between people and landscapes in a broad geographical and chronological framework.
Part of the series Amsterdam Archaeological Studies | October 2016 | ISBN 9789089647948
Hardback | 306 pages | 99 b/w illustrations | €99.00 | £80.00 | $124.00 | Order here
Social Dynamics in the Northwest Frontiers of the Late Roman Empire
Beyond Transformation or Decline
Edited by Nico Roymans, Stijn Heeren, and Wim de Clerq

This volume explores the final phase of the West Roman Empire, particularly the changing interactions between the imperial authority and external 'barbarian' groups in the northwest frontiers of the empire during the fourth and fifth centuries.
Part of the series Amsterdam Archaeological Studies | November 2016 | ISBN 9789462983601
Hardback | 230 pages | 62 colour, 12 b/w illustrations, 3 line-art | €99.00 | £80.00 | $124.00 | Order here

Celebrating the 500th anniversaty of Thomas More's widely influential book "Utopia" with two new AUP publications!
In Search of Utopia
Art and Science in the Era of Thomas More
By Jan Van der Stock

This book offers an unusual perspective on Thomas More's Utopia, gathering masterworks by a large number of prominent northern European artists who were inspired by the book.

December 2016 | ISBN 9789462984073
Hardback | 416 pages | 200 colour illustrations | €59.95 | £49.99 | $64.99 | Order here
Utopia 1516-2016
More's Eccentric Essay and its Activist Aftermath
Edited by Han van Ruler and Giulia Sissa

This volume brings together a number of scholars to consider the book Utopia, its long afterlife, and specifically its effects on political activists over the centuries.
January 2017 | ISBN 9789462982956
Hardback | 320 pages | €79.00 | £64.00 | $99.00 | Pre-order here
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