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  • Carlisle

    A Frontier and Border City

    By Mike McCarthy

    Carlisle charts the city's emergence as an urban centre under the Romans and traces its vicissitudes over subsequent centuries until the high Middle Ages. Arguably, the most important theme that differentiates its development from many other towns is its position as a 'border' city. The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    By Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • The Iron Age in Northern Britain

    Britons and Romans, Natives and Settlers, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Harding

    The Iron Age in Northern Britain examines the archaeological evidence for earlier Iron Age communities from the southern Pennines to the Northern and Western Isles and the impact of Roman expansion on local populations, through to the emergence of historically-recorded communities in the post-Roman…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Ancient Burial-mounds of England

    By L.V. Grinsell

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author’s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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