This survey of work carried out over a number of years synthesises the progress of archaeology, showing at a glance the changes within less than quarter of a century on the interpretation of and reflection on knowledge in the area. Entertainingly, written, this is a lasting introductory account of important finds in English and Welsh archaeology, by two of the key researchers of the time. Heavily illustrated, this book showcases many artefacts as well as maps and plans, offering a wealth of information.
1. Pre-Palaeolithic Man 2. Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Periods 3. Upper Palaeolithic Period 4. Mesolithic Period 5. Neolithic Period 6. The Flint-Mines 7. The ‘Henge’ Monuments, Circles and Rock Carvings 8. Early and Middle Bronze Age 9. Late Bronze Age 10. Early Iron Age 11. Roman Britain 12. Anglo-Saxon Period
Reissuing works originally published between 1930 and 1996, this set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known scholarship across the subject. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this set of research, guidance and surveys. It includes works of theory and of practical research, ranging over a wide range of themes from archaeology and place-names to industrial archaeology to the rock art of Africa.