New Books by AIA Members

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

by Lisa Nevett and James Whitley (eds.)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research (December, 2018)
What is Classical Archaeology’s place within the overall study of antiquity and the history of humanity? And what is its relationship to its kindred disciplines of ancient history, art history and Mediterranean prehistory? Forty or so years...
by Knapp, A. Bernard
Sidestone Press: Leiden, Netherlands (September, 2018)
Seafaring is a mode of travel, a way to traverse maritime space that enables not only the transport of goods and materials but also of people and ideas — communicating and sharing knowledge across the sea and between different lands. Seagoing...
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...