McElvain Library Catalog
Normal view MARC view ISBD view
List(s) this item appears in: New Arrivals - 2019 September
Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Main library collection
Stacks
936.1 Bra 2007 Available T 18986
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-306) and index.

Preface -- The offshore islands -- A new beginning -- North and south -- Ploughshares into swords -- The end of prehistory.

Sited at the furthest limits of the Neolithic revolution and standing at the confluence of the two great sea routes of prehistory, Britain and Ireland are distinct from continental Europe for much of the prehistoric sequence. In this landmark 2007 study - the first significant survey of the archaeology of Britain and Ireland for twenty years - Richard Bradley offers an interpretation of the unique archaeological record of these islands based on a wealth of current and largely unpublished data. Bradley surveys the entire archaeological sequence over a 4,000 year period, from the adoption of agriculture in the Neolithic period to the discovery of Britain and Ireland by travelers from the Mediterranean during the later pre-Roman Iron Age. Significantly, this is the first modern account to treat Britain and Ireland on equal terms, offering a detailed interpretation of the prehistory of both islands.

Powered by Koha