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  • Reading Between the Lines

    The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland

    By Kenneth Brophy

    Reading Between the Lines: The Neolithic Cursus Monuments of Scotland is the first systematic analysis of Scotland’s cursus monuments and is written by one of the foremost scholars of the Neolithic of Scotland. Drawing on fifteen years of experience of cropmark interpretation, as well as his…

    Hardback – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge

  • The Coming of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Wacher

    The Coming of Rome, first published in 1979, examines some basic features of Roman Britain: the cities, the towns, and the monuments of an urban culture. J.S. Wacher considers the evidence, mainly from inscriptions, of the people who inhabited or visited Britain during approximately the first two…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Hardback – 2015-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Archaeology of Roman Britain

    Biography and Identity

    By Adam Rogers

    Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be…

    Hardback – 2014-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistory Of Scotland

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This volume, originally published in 1935, sought to reveal the significance of Scottish prehistory for the development of understanding of European prehistory. Written at a time of rapid accumulation of new relics and monuments and the insights from them, Professor Childe presented some important…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Prehistoric and Early Wales

    Edited by I. Ll. Foster, Glyn Daniel

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    An Archaeologist's Field-work

    By Cyril Fox

    This is a great work by one of the pioneers of modern archaeology. The period covered is from 1700 to 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author’s field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual – dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Excavation of Roman and Mediaeval London

    By W. F. Grimes

    This is an immensely fascinating work, published originally in 1968, which is of great value in understanding London’s past. The immediate background to the excavations was the bombing of London during the Second World War, which led to the destruction of more than fifty of the three hundred and…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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