New PDF release: Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry

By Chris Gosden,Helena Hamerow,Philip de Jersey,Gary Lock

ISBN-10: 019923034X

ISBN-13: 9780199230341

for nearly 40 years the research of the Iron Age in Britain has been ruled via Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe. among the Nineteen Sixties and Eighties he led a sequence of large-scale excavations at well-known websites together with the Roman baths at tub, Fishbourne Roman palace, and Danebury hillfort which revolutionized our realizing of Iron Age society, and the interplay among this global of "barbarians" and the classical civilizations of the Mediterranean. His ordinary textual content on Iron Age groups in Britain is in its fourth variation, and he has released groundbreaking volumes of synthesis on The historical Celts (OUP, 1997) and at the peoples of the Atlantic coast, Facing the Ocean (OUP, 2001). This quantity brings jointly papers from greater than thirty of Professor Cunliffe's colleagues and scholars to mark his retirement from the Chair of eu Archaeology on the college of Oxford, a submit which he has held considering that 1972. The breadth of the contributions, extending over 800 years and varying from the Atlantic fringes to the japanese Mediterranean, is testimony to Barry Cunliffe's personal terribly huge interests.

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