Beyond the Grave: New Perspectives on Barrows [Paperback]

JOnathan Last (Editor)

ISBN: 9781842172582 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Year of Publication: 2007 | Language: English 180p, H275 x W217 (mm) b/w illus t/out

Beyond the Grave


This collection of fourteen papers presents the latest research into the Neolithic and Bronze Age barrows of Britain.

Table of Contents

Beyond the grave: new perspectives on barrows (Jonathan Last)
'As thick as two short planks': Neolithic barrows in eastern and southern Britain (Gordon Noble)
Neolithic architecture and participation: practices of making at long barrow sites in southern Britain (Lesley McFadyen)
Before the hills in order stood: chronology, time and history in the interpretation of Early Bronze Age round barrows (Paul Garwood)
A thousand and one things to do with a round barrow (Frances Healy and Jan Harding)
The creation of round barrows on the Mendip Hills, Somerset (Jodie Lewis)
'A bit close for comfort': Early Bronze Age burial in the Cheshire Basin (David Mullin)
Digging deeper into barrow ditches: investigating the making of Early Bronze Age memories in Cornwall (Jacqui Nowakowski)
To build or not to build: Bronze Age monument construction as technological practice (Mary Ann Owoc)
What were you thinking of? Round barrows and the dwelling perspective (Rick Peterson)
Do Barrows Matter? Politics, production and practice in the Welsh Bronze Age (Marcus Brittain)
Covering old ground: barrows as closures (Jonathan Last)
Afterword: barrows as projects (Richard Bradley)

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