Introduction to British prehistory: From the arrival of Homo sapiens to the Claudian invasion

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9780718511722: Introduction to British prehistory: From the arrival of Homo sapiens to the Claudian invasion

Introduction to British Prehistory provides a basic introduction to the prehistory of the British Isles in its European setting; it has been the author's aim to present as accurate as possible a synthesis of present knowledge, for the use of students and the general reader. The book covers the period from the arrival of Homo Sapiens in the later Pleistocene to the occupation of Britain by the Romans. The text is closely integrated with numerous specially prepared drawings and maps, and photographs. There is a comprehensive bibliography to facilitate further reading.
; Contents: The Environmental Background to British Prehistory; Exploitation and Adaptation in Pre-agricultural Communities; The First Agricultural Communities (c. 3,500-2,500 BC); The Later Neolithic (c. 2,500-1,700 BC); The Early Bronze Age (c. 2,000-1,300 BC); The Later Bronze Age (c. 1,400-500 BC); The Iron Age (c. 600BC-AD 200); Abbreviations; Bibliography; Subject Index; Index of Places.

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This long-awaited book is a detailed...well documented summary of the state of British prehistory down to the end of 1976...will be essential for serious students of the subject, especially those reading archaeology at University level.>>>> (Museums Journal)

A straightforward, fully illustrated reference guide...which embraces a great amount of information and is certainly value for money.>>>> (Bulletin Of The Institution Of Archaeology)

...an outline guide for first-year undergraduates and those pursuing extra-mural studies...fully annotated and splendidly illustrated work of solid reference.>>>> (Antiquity)

...the obvious undergraduate textbook on this subject.>>>> (Current Archaeology)

A well illustrated and referenced guide to the raw materials and literature used to study prehistoric Great Britain.>>>> (Reference & Research Book News)

This is solid stuff, and should be bought, consulted...read fully by anyone who wants to familize him- or herself with a record of striking achievement by predominantly British archaeologists in the last forty years. (Popular Archaeology)

This long-awaited book is a detailed...well documented summary of the state of British prehistory down to the end of 1976...will be essential for serious students of the subject, especially those reading archaeology at University level. (Museums Journal)

A straightforward, fully illustrated reference guide...which embraces a great amount of information and is certainly value for money. (Bulletin Of The Institution Of Archaeology)

...an outline guide for first-year undergraduates and those pursuing extra-mural studies...fully annotated and splendidly illustrated work of solid reference. (Antiquity)

...the obvious undergraduate textbook on this subject. (Current Archaeology)

A well illustrated and referenced guide to the raw materials and literature used to study prehistoric Great Britain. (Reference & Research Book News)

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