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The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland by…

The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland (2007)

by Richard Bradley

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In this study Richard Bradley offers a new interpretation of the unique archaeological record of these islands based on a wealth of current and largely unpublished data. He surveys the entire archaeological sequence over a 4000 year period, from the adoption of agriculture in the Neolithic period to the discovery of Britain & Ireland.… (more)



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The work by Bradley is full of wonderful information regarding the Prehistoric peoples in Britain and Ireland. He also does a nice job tying in the differences between the two cultures, as well as with the rest of continental Europe. The book has a plethora of illustrations of the material. However, I felt that the work was too "all over the place." There was more than one occasion where I had to re-read parts just to get a basic understanding. The work, itself, is good, but it requires knowing the fundamentals of archaeology first--otherwise, confusion will set in. ( )
  philae_02 | Jan 25, 2010 |
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