Ireland

Ireland

by Andy Halpin, Conor Newman
     
 

Ireland is a country notably rich in archaeological sites and this guide is the ultimate handbook to its heritage. Covering the entire island from Antrim to Wexford, Dublin to Sligo, this latest volume in the acclaimed Oxford Archaeoological Guides series provides over 250 plans and illustrations of Ireland's major archaeological treasures and covers sites dating from… See more details below

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Ireland is a country notably rich in archaeological sites and this guide is the ultimate handbook to its heritage. Covering the entire island from Antrim to Wexford, Dublin to Sligo, this latest volume in the acclaimed Oxford Archaeoological Guides series provides over 250 plans and illustrations of Ireland's major archaeological treasures and covers sites dating from the time of the first settlers in rephistoric times right up to the seventeenth century. Begining with a concise and readable introduction to the history of Ireland, the book offers an unparalleled journey through the major sites and places of interest. Each chapter combines specific regional information with historical background and essential survey facts for the visitors to the area and provides detailed descriptions of the major archaeological sites within each region, arranged alphabetically and including travel directions, historical overview, and details of the sites' major features and the latest available archaeological evidence.
One of the most comprehensive and detailed compact guides to the archaeological sites of Ireland, this new volume will prove invaluable to tourists, armchair travelers, archaeologists, and anyone interested in the rich and varied history of Ireland.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192806710
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Oxford Archaeological Guides Series
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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