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The Archaeology of Britain By Edited by Ian Ralston

The Archaeology of Britain
by Edited by Ian Ralston

A comprehensive introduction to the various archaeological periods covering Britain from early prehistory to the industrial revolution. It covers the entire archaeology of Britain and reflects the developments in archaeology. It is suitable for undergraduates in archaeology, and those interested in British archaeology, history and geography.
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The Archaeology of Britain: An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-First Century by Edited by Ian Ralston

The Archaeology of Britain is a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to all the archaeological periods covering Britain from early prehistory to the industrial revolution. It provides a one-stop textbook for the entire archaeology of Britain and reflects the most recent developments in archaeology both as a field subject and as an academic discipline.
Chapters are:

  • accessibly written by experts in the relevant field
  • organized in chronological order
  • followed by two-level bibliographies, the first providing core reading material, the second a more detailed guide to the subject area
  • highly illustrated with photographs, maps, graphs and tables.

This collection is essential reading for undergraduates in archaeology, and all those interested in British archaeology, history and geography.

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The Archaeology of Britain Reviews


This is a significant book for libraries.

About Edited by Ian Ralston


John Hunter is Professor of ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham.Ian Ralston is Senior Lecturer in archaeology at the University of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents


1. British Archaeology since the End of the Second World War 2. The Lateglacial or Late and Final Upper Palaeolithic Colonization of Britain 3. Hunter-Gathers of the Mesolithic 4. The Neolithic Period, c. 4000-2500/2200 BC 5. The Earlier Bronze Age 6. The Later Bronze Age 7. The Iron Age 8. Roman Britain: The Military Dimension 9. Roman Britain: Civil and Rural Society 10 Early Historic Britain 11. The Scandinavian Presence 12. Landscapes of the Middle Ages: Towns 1050-1500 13. Landscapes of the Middle Ages: Churches, Castles and Monasteries 14. Landscapes of the Middles Ages: Rural Settlement and Manors 15. The Historical Geography of Britain from AD 1500: Landscape and Townscape 16. The Workshop of the World: The Industrial Revolution 17. Reeling in the Years: The Past in the Present

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GOR001231882
The Archaeology of Britain: An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-First Century by Edited by Ian Ralston
Edited by Ian Ralston
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-04-22
342
0415135885
9780415135887
N/A
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