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  1. Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study

    By C.J. Arnold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain

    Selected Excavations, 1939-1955

    Edited by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this collection features chapters by well-known archaeologists on various archaeological sites explored in the previous decade, as examples of the techniques being used and finds being made. Mostly from the lowland zone of Britain, the chapters nonetheless offer a...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Piecing Together the Past

    The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Prehistory Of Scotland

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This volume, originally published in 1935, sought to reveal the significance of Scottish prehistory for the development of understanding of European prehistory. Written at a time of rapid accumulation of new relics and monuments and the insights from them, Professor Childe presented some important...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Bronze Age in Europe

    An Introduction to the Prehistory of Europe c.2000-700 B.C.

    Edited by J. M. Coles, A. F. Harding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book provides an account of the development of European culture and society during the Bronze Age, the time span between c. 2000 and 700 BC. It was a period of remarkable innovation, seen for instance in the development and growth of metallurgy as a major industry, the spread of trading...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe

    Edited by Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Archaeologists from many different European countries here explore the very varied relationship between nationalistic ideas and archaeological activity through the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The resurgence of nationalism was one of the most prominent features of the European...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge