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- DescriptionLandscape archaeology, particularly the archaeology of monuments in the landscape, has made a significant contribution to the development of archaeological thinking in Britain. This book brings together some major studies influenced by these approaches. Prehistory is covered in studies of south-west and southern England, as well as Wales, France and Portugal; Roma-British remains are considered from Salisbury Plain and the Peak District; the medieval period ranges from Sutton Hoo to the Yorkshire Wolds and Carew Castle in Wales; the post-medieval and modern periods take us to the Scottish High-lands and Islands and the Northumberland National Park. What connects them all is an appreciation of the archaeological signatures in the landscape as monuments to human endeavour.
- Author BiographyPaul Rainbird is Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Wales, Lampeter. He holds degrees in archaeology and prehistory from the University of Sheffield and the University of Sydney. He has been involved in archaeological fieldwork in Australia, France, Scotland and England. He lives in Llanybydder, Ceredigion.
- Author(s)Paul Rainbird
- PublisherThe History Press Ltd
- Date of Publication01/02/2008
- Place of PublicationStroud
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTempus Publishing Ltd
- Content Note75 illustrations
- Weight670 g
- Width172 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine10 mm
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