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Originally published in 1942, this book was based upon archaeological fieldwork carried out by the Harvard Archaeological Expedition to Ireland from 1932 to 1936. The aim of the Expedition 'was to embody in the field three of the techniques of modern anthropology - physical anthropology, social anthropology and archaeology - directed towards research on the same problem: the origin and development of the races and cultures of Ireland.' Numerous illustrative figures and reference lists are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the prehistory of Ireland, archaeology and anthropology.
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- Date Published: October 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107693005
- length: 378 pages
- dimensions: 234 x 156 x 21 mm
- weight: 0.58kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Part I. The Chronology of the Late-Glacial and Early Post-Glacial Periods in Northern and Western Europe:
1. The chronology of Western Europe
2. The late-glacial sequence in Britain and Ireland
3. Early post-glacial chronology in Britain and Ireland
Part II. The Stone Age Cultures of Ireland:
1. The antiquity of man in Ireland
2. The Mesolithic culture of the Irish raised beaches
3. The origin and affinities of the Larnian culture
4. Post-Larnian developments
Appendix 1. The raised beach of the third interglacial period
Appendix 2. Deposits of the interstitial period between the old and the new drift glaciations (W1/W2) in England and Scotland
Appendix 3. The new drift glaciation
Appendix 4. The recession of the last ice-sheets
Appendix 5. Deposits of the late-glacial sea
Appendix 6. Submerged forests and raised beaches in Britain and Ireland
References cited in the text
Classified list of references to cave research and stone age archaeology in Ireland
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