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Sited at the furthest limits of the Neolithic revolution and standing at the confluence of the two great sea routes of prehistory, Britain and Ireland are distinct from continental Europe for much of the prehistoric sequence. In this landmark 2007 study - the first significant survey of the archaeology of Britain and Ireland for twenty years - Richard Bradley offers an interpretation of the unique archaeological record of these islands based on a wealth of current and largely unpublished data. Bradley surveys the entire archaeological sequence over a 4,000 year period, from the adoption of agriculture in the Neolithic period to the discovery of Britain and Ireland by travellers from the Mediterranean during the later pre-Roman Iron Age. Significantly, this is the first modern account to treat Britain and Ireland on equal terms, offering a detailed interpretation of the prehistory of both islands.Read more
- First complete survey of the prehistoric archaeology of Britain and Ireland to be published in over twenty years
- Keynote work by one of the best known, most innovative and most accessible of contemporary prehistorians
- Draws upon a vast and largely unpublished set of data
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- Date Published: March 2007
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521848114
- length: 340 pages
- dimensions: 261 x 184 x 22 mm
- weight: 0.746kg
- contains: 2 tables
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. The offshore islands
2. A new beginning
3. North and south
4. Ploughshares into swords
5. The end of prehistory.
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