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The Handbook of British Archaeology By Roy A. Adkins

The Handbook of British Archaeology
by Roy A. Adkins

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First published in 1982 as THESAURUS OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY, this covers all types of finds from bones to pottery, armour to jewellery, providing a detailed picture of every major period from the Palaeolithic to the medieval. The techniques of surveying, excavating and dating are explained and definitions given of the terms used in modern study.
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The Handbook of British Archaeology by Roy A. Adkins

First published in 1982 as THESAURUS OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY, this covers all types of finds from bones to pottery, armour to jewellery, providing a detailed picture of every major period from the Palaeolithic to the medieval. The techniques of surveying, excavating and dating are explained and definitions given of the terms used in modern study.

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About Roy A. Adkins


Roy and Lesley Adkins are husband-and-wife historians and authors of widely acclaimed books on naval and social history, including Jack Tar, Trafalgar, The War for All the Oceans and Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England, which have been translated into seventeen languages. They are Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of London and the Royal Historical Society, as well as Members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. They live in Devon. See www.adkinshistory.com Roy and Lesley Adkins began their working career as field archaeologists at the new city of Milton Keynes in the mid-seventies. Their work then took them to south London before they set up an archaeological consultancy in the West Country. They first published The Handbook of British Archaeology as postgraduates in 1982 and have published many archaeology and history titles since. They are also the authors of bestselling general titles, the most recent of which are The War for All the Oceans, Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle and Jack Tar: Life in Nelson's Navy. Victoria Leitch gained a degree in History at the University of London and then spent several years working as an illustrated-book editor. She subsequently returned to academia and completed an MPhil in Anglo-Saxon and Romano-British Archaeology at Oxford University, where she is now studying for a doctorate, specializing in Roman North African ceramics. She has taken part in many excavations and has studied the pottery on a number of important sites, including Benghazi and Jarma in Libya, Lamta in Tunisia, and Pompeii, Cuma and Metaponto in Italy.

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The Handbook of British Archaeology by Roy A. Adkins
Roy A. Adkins
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
1998-03-09
319
0094783306
9780094783300
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