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Atlantic Europe In The First Millennium Bc

Author : Tom Moore
ISBN : 9780199567959
Genre : History
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This volume of 33 papers on the Atlantic region of Western Europe in the first millennium BC reflects a diverse range of theoretical approaches, techniques, and methodologies across current research, and is an opportunity to compare approaches to the first millennium BC from different national and theoretical perspectives.
Category: History

The Atlantic Iron Age

Author : Jon Henderson
ISBN : 9781134076130
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science

Continental Connections

Author : Hugo Anderson-Whymark
ISBN : 9781782978091
Genre : History
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The prehistories of Britain and Ireland are inescapably entwined with continental European narratives. The central aim here is to explore Ôcross-channelÕ relationships throughout later prehistory, investigating the archaeological links (material, social, cultural) between the areas we now call Britain and Ireland, and continental Europe, from the Mesolithic through to the end of the Iron Age. Since the separation from the European mainland of Ireland (c. 16,000 BC) and Britain (c. 6000 BC), their island nature has been seen as central to many aspects of life within them, helping to define their senses of identity, and forming a crucial part of their neighbourly relationship with continental Europe and with each other. However, it is important to remember that the surrounding seaways have often served to connect as well as to separate these islands from the continent. In approaching the subject of Ôcontinental connectionsÕ in the long-term, and by bringing a variety of different archaeological perspectives (associated with different periods) to bear on it, this volume provides a new a new synthesis of the ebbs and flows of the cross-channel relationship over the course of 15,000 years of later prehistory, enabling fresh understandings and new insights to emerge about the intimately linked trajectories of change in both regions.
Category: History

The Prehistory And Early History Of Atlantic Europe

Author : European Association of Archaeologists. Meeting
ISBN : 1841710628
Genre : Social Science
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Eleven papers from a session held at the European Association of Archaeologists Fourth Annual Meeting in Goteborg, 1998, aimed at promoting the study of the contacts, connections, events and influences that took place among Atlantic communities from the 5th millennium BC to the 1st millennium AD. Contents: Achnacreebeag and its French connections (A Sheridan); Early husbandry in Atlantic areas (A Tresset); Interaction between early farmers and indigenous people in Central Belgium (M Lodewijckx & C Bakels); Field systems and the Atlantic Bronze Age (R Johnston); Exchange and communication (C Mount); Later Bronze Age western Iberia (C Gibson); Scottish Atlantic Iron Age (E MacKie); Drystone settlement records of Atlantic Scotland and Ireland (J Henderson); 1st millennia settlement development in the Atlantic West (S Gilmour); Stone forts along the Atlantic coast of Ireland (C Cotter); Material culture and North Sea contacts in the 5th to 7th centuries AD
Category: Social Science

Monuments And Landscape In Atlantic Europe

Author : Chris Scarre
ISBN : 9781134482207
Genre : Social Science
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Atlantic Europe is the zone par excellence of megalithic monuments, which encompass a wide range of earthen and stone constructions from inpressive stone circles to modest chambered tombs. A single basic concept lies behind this volume - that the intrinsic qualities encountered within the diverse landscapes pf Atlantic Europe both informed the settings chosen for the monuments and played a role in determining their form and visual appearance. Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe goes significantly beyond the limits of existing debate by inviting archaeologists from different countries with the Atlantic zone (including Britain, France, Ireland, Spain and Sweden) to examine the relationship between landscape features and prehistoric monuments in their specialist regions. By placing the issue within a broader regional and intellectual context, the authors illustrate the diversity of current archaeological ideas and approaches converging around this central theme.
Category: Social Science

A Companion To Roman Britain

Author : Malcolm Todd
ISBN : 9780470998854
Genre : History
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This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic, cultural and religious life Focuses on changes in Roman Britain from the first century BC to the fifth century AD Includes pioneering studies of the human population and animal resources of the island.
Category: History

Early Ships And Seafaring

Author : Sean McGrail
ISBN : 9781473847996
Genre : History
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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe' builds on Professor Seàn McGrail's 2006 volume 'Ancient Boats and Ships' by delving deeper into the construction and use of boats and ships between the stone age and AD1500 in order to provide up to date information. Regions covered will include the Mediterranean and Atlantic Europe.??This interesting volume is easily accessible to those with little t no knowledge of the building and ises of boats, whether ancient or modern. Seàn McGrail introduces the reader to this relatively new discipline through the theory and techniques used in the study of early boats as well as the many different types of evidence available to us, including archaeological, documentary, iconographic, experimental and ethnographic, and the natural, physical laws.
Category: History

Ireland In Prehistory

Author : George Eogan
ISBN : 9781134522781
Genre : Social Science
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The authors examine Irish prehistory from the economic, sociological and artistic viewpoints enabling the reader to comprehend the vast amount of archaeological work accomplished in Ireland over the last twenty years.
Category: Social Science

Economy And Society In Prehistoric Europe

Author : Andrew Sherratt
ISBN : UOM:39015041779136
Genre : Antiquities, Prehistoric
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This book brings together a classic collection of Andrew Sherratt's work on the economic foundations of prehistoric Europe, which have put forward important new ideas about the development of farming, pastoralism, early technology and trade. In a series of contributions that have included wide-ranging syntheses and detailed local studies, he discusses their implications for the understanding of settlement-patterns, social structures, material culture, and less tangible aspects of prehistoric life such as the spread of languages and the use of narcotics.
Category: Antiquities, Prehistoric

Farming In The First Millennium Ad

Author : Peter Fowler
ISBN : 0521813646
Genre : Social Science
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Synthesis of the topic of British farming in the first millennium AD.
Category: Social Science