European Prehistory

European Prehistory from Britain and Ireland to central and eastern Europe and the Atlantic seaboard, from the Palaeolithic, through Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, Neolithic farming and settlement and Bronze and Iron Age societies.

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  1. Monuments in the Making

    Monuments in the Making: Raising the Great Dolmens in Early Neolithic Northern Europe [Paperback]

    Vicki Cummings (Author); Colin Richards (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781911188438
    Published by : Windgather Press
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    Dolmens are iconic international monumental constructions which represent the first megalithic architecture (after menhirs) in north-west Europe. These monuments are characterised by an enormous capstone balanced on top of smaller uprights. Howeve... .... Learn More
  2. High Pasture Cave

    High Pasture Cave: Ritual, Memory and Identity in the Iron Age of Skye [Hardback]

    S.A. Birch (Author); J.T. Mackenzie (Author); G. Cruickshanks (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709500
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    High Pasture Cave, located on the island of Skye, Scotland, occupies a liminal location on the very edge of a settlement, and appears to have been a focus for specific and special activities. Its extended period of use is indicated by ephemeral si... .... Learn More
  3. Making Metals and Moulding Society

    Making Metals and Moulding Society: A Global Perspective on the Emergence of Bronze Age Social Complexity [Hardback]

    Thilo Rehren (Editor); Tianjin Xu (Editor); Lucas Nickel (Editor); Jianli Chen (Editor); Rui Pang (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789252057
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The emergence and spread of the Bronze Age continues to drive scholarly debate across many disciplines, from theoretical, funerary and economic archaeology to archaeometallurgy and social archaeology. This volume brings together leading experts fr... .... Learn More
  4. Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066

    Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066: A Tribute to Peter Drewett [Hardback]

    Michael J. Allen (Editor); David Rudling (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781782979623
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    In this new authoritative textbook on the archaeology of South-East England intended for students, researchers, and those working in commercial archaeology, over 30 leading authors provide a comprehensive overview of the South-East as an informed ... .... Learn More
  5. Animating the Dead

    Animating the Dead: Bronze Age Burial Practices in Orkney [Hardback]

    Jane Downes (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255584
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    This book brings together the results of the Orkney Barrows Project, initiated and directed by Jane Downes and funded by Historic Environment Scotland. The barrows sites detailed and discussed in the volume are Linga Fiold, a barrow cemetery in We... .... Learn More
  6. Repeopling La Manche

    Repeopling La Manche: New Perspectives on Neanderthal Lifeways from La Cotte de St Brelade [Hardback]

    Rebecca Scott (Editor); Andrew Shaw (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789251524
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Prehistoric Society Research Papers
    Volume: 10
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    The current geography of north-west Europe, from the perspective of long term Pleistocene climate change, is temporary. The seaways that separate southern Britain from northern France comprise a flooded landscape open to occupation by hunter-gathe... .... Learn More
  7. The Snettisham Hoard

    The Snettisham Hoard [Paperback]

    Jody Joy (Editor); Julia Farley (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780861592258
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 225
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    For over 60 years, spectacular discoveries have been made on a wooded hillside at Snettisham, overlooking the northwest Norfolk coast, close to Hunstanton. The location of the discoveries, at Ken Hill, is known as the ‘gold field’ because of the l... .... Learn More
  8. Growing Up in the Ice Age

    Growing Up in the Ice Age: Fossil and Archaeological Evidence of the Lived Lives of Plio-Pleistocene children [Paperback]

    April Nowell (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789252941
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    It is estimated that in prehistoric societies children comprised at least forty to sixty-five percent of the population, yet by default, our ancestral landscapes are peopled by adults who hunt, gather, fish, knap tools and make art. But these adul... .... Learn More
  9. The Sacred Body

    The Sacred Body: Materializing the Divine through Human Remains in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255188
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    The human body represents the perfect element for relating communities of the living with the divine. This is clearly evident in the mythological stories that recount the creation of humans by deities among ancient and contemporaneous societies ac... .... Learn More
  10. The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    The Economy of a Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations at Mounds 2 and 2A Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255386
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 4
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    This book explores the economic evidence for the settlement at Bornais on South Uist. It reports in detail on the large assemblages of material found during the excavations at mounds 2 and 2A. There is important evidence for craft activity, such a... .... Learn More

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