Prehistoric and Roman Landscapes (Landscape History After Hoskins)

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  • Prehistoric archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

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ContributionsAndrew Fleming (Editor), Richard Hingley (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12293163M
ISBN 101905119178
ISBN 109781905119172

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As the essays in this book demonstrate, Prehistoric and Romano-British landscape studies have come a long way since Hoskins, whose work reflected the prevailing 'Celtic' ethnological narrative of Britain before the medieval period. Prehistoric and Roman Landscapes [Paperback] Details.

As the essays in this book demonstrate, Prehistoric and Romano-British landscape studies have come a long way since Hoskins, whose work reflected the prevailing 'Celtic' ethnological narrative of Britain before the medieval period.

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Special attention is given. The team have found parts of two Roman roads, around 30 prehistoric or Roman large embanked settlement enclosures, around 20 prehistoric burial.

near Venta Icenorum: Roman changes in a prehistoric ritual landscape John PETERSON (Norwich) Summary Eight square enclosures near Venta Icenorum can, in most cases, be measured using a Roman unit of length.

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