Prehistoric Britain / Edition 1

Prehistoric Britain / Edition 1

by Joshua Pollard
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405125454

ISBN-13: 9781405125451

Pub. Date: 07/21/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Informed by the latest research and in-depth analysis, Prehistoric Britain provides students and scholars alike with a fascinating overview of the development of human societies in Britain from the Upper Paleolithic to the end of the Iron Age.

  • Offers readers an incisive synthesis and much-needed overview of current research themes

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Overview

Informed by the latest research and in-depth analysis, Prehistoric Britain provides students and scholars alike with a fascinating overview of the development of human societies in Britain from the Upper Paleolithic to the end of the Iron Age.

  • Offers readers an incisive synthesis and much-needed overview of current research themes
  • Includes essays from leading scholars and professionals who address the very latest trends in current research
  • Explores the interpretive debates surrounding major transitions in British prehistory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405125451
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/21/2008
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

1 The Construction of Prehistoric Britain Joshua Pollard Pollard, Joshua 1

2 The British Upper Palaeolithic Paul Pettitt Pettitt, Paul 18

3 The Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in Britain Julian Thomas Thomas, Julian 58

4 Foodways and Social Ecologies from the Early Mesolithic to the Early Bronze Age Rick Schulting Schulting, Rick 90

5 Temporary Spaces in the Mesolithic and Neolithic: Understanding Landscapes Lesley McFadyen McFadyen, Lesley 121

6 The Architecture of Monuments Vicki Cummings Cummings, Vicki 135

7 Lithic Technology and the Chaine Operatoire Chantal Conneller Conneller, Chantal 160

8 How the Dead Live: Mortuary Practices, Memory and the Ancestors in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland Andrew Jones Jones, Andrew 177

9 The Development of an Agricultural Countryside David Field Field, David 202

10 Foodways and Social Ecologies from the Middle Bronze Age to Late Iron Age Jacqui Mulville Mulville, Jacqui 225

11 The Architecture of Routine Life Joanna Bruck Bruck, Joanna 248

12 Later Prehistoric Landscapes and Inhabitation Robert Johnston Johnston, Robert 268

13 Ceramic Technologies and Social Relations Ann Woodward Woodward, Ann 288

14 Exchange, Object Biographies and the Shaping of Identities, 10,000-1000 B.C. Stuart Needham Needham, Stuart 310

15 Identity, Community and the Person in Later Prehistory Melanie Giles Giles, Melanie 330

Index 351

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