This volume is based on lectures given when the British Summer School of Archaeology was held at Bangor in August 1959. It is a summary account of current knowledge then about ancient Wales written for archaeologists, historians and others, covering the Old Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, the Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, Roman Wales and Wales in the fifth to seventh centuries A.D.
Preface 1. Introduction Glyn Daniel 2. The Old Stone Age in Wales C.B.M. McBurney 3. Neolithic Wales W.F. Grimes 4. The Bronze Age H.N. Savory 5. Early Iron Age Wales A.H.A. Hogg 6. Roman Wales I. A. Richmond 7. Wales in the Fifth to Seventh Centuries A.D. L. Alcock 8. The Emergence of Wales I. LL. Foster
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.