New Books by AIA Members

List and brief description of recent and forthcoming books authored by the AIA membership.

by Marie N. Pareja
Åström Förlag (November, 2017)
A wide variety of animals inhabit Minoan art. Each type fulfils a specific role. Monkeys and apes function very differently from other creatures: sometimes they participate in rituals, sometimes they imitate humans and sometimes they simply behave...
by Matthew P. Canepa, Professor and Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History and Archaeology of Ancient Iran at the University of California, Irvine.
University of California Press (June, 2018)
The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Landscape, Architecture, and the Built Environment (550 BCE – 642 CE) explores how kings in Persia and the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment to form...
by Nathan T. Elkins
Oxford University Press (August, 2017)
This book takes the entire imperial coinage program issued by the mint of Rome to examine the "self-representation," and, by extension, the policies and ideals of Nerva's regime. The brevity of Nerva's reign and the problems of...
by Sinclair Bell and Pauline Ripat, editors
Institute of Classical Studies (June, 2018)
Sport and Social Identity in Classical Antiquity: Studies in Honour of Mark Golden. [=Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 61-1.] London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2018. Contents: Sinclair Bell (Northern Illinois University...
by L. C. Nevett (ed.)
University of Michigan Press (April, 2017)
In the modern world, objects and buildings speak eloquently about their creators. Status, gender identity, and cultural affiliations are just a few characteristics we can often infer about such material culture. But can we make similar deductions...