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Communities and ConnectionsEssays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Chris Gosden, Helena Hamerow, Philip de Jersey, and Gary Lock (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

For almost forty years the study of the Iron Age in Britain has been dominated by Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe. Between the 1960s and 1980s he led a series of large-scale ... More

Early Medieval SettlementsThe Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Helena Hamerow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The excavation of settlements has in recent years transformed our understanding of north-west Europe in the early Middle Ages. We can for the first time begin to answer ... More

Europe before RomeA Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

T. Douglas Price

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Werner Herzog's 2011 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams, about the painted caves at Chauvet, France brought a glimpse of Europe's extraordinary prehistory to a popular audience. But ... More

Finding Time for the Old Stone AgeA History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Finding Time for the Old Stone Age: A History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Anne O'Connor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Finding Time for the Old Stone Age explores a century of colorful debate over the age of our earliest ancestors. In the mid nineteenth century curious stone implements were found ... More

From Genesis to PrehistoryThe Archaeological Three Age System and its Contested Reception in Denmark, Britain, and Ireland

From Genesis to Prehistory: The Archaeological Three Age System and its Contested Reception in Denmark, Britain, and Ireland

Peter Rowley-Conwy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199227747
eISBN:
9780191917431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199227747.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

We are now familiar with the Three Age System, the archaeological partitioning of the past into Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age. This division, which amounted at the time to a ... More

Gold and Gilt, Pots and PinsPossessions and People in Medieval Britain

Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

David A. Hinton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264537
eISBN:
9780191919299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264537.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

In this highly illustrated book, David Hinton looks at what possessions meant to people at every level of society in Britain in the middle ages, from elaborate gold jewellery to ... More

Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Dennis Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695249.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Widely regarded as major visible field monuments of the Iron Age, hillforts are central to an understanding of later prehistoric communities in Britain and Europe from the later ... More

The Lives of Prehistoric Monuments in Iron Age, Roman, and Medieval Europe

The Lives of Prehistoric Monuments in Iron Age, Roman, and Medieval Europe

Marta Díaz-Guardamino, Leonardo García Sanjuán, and David Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198724605
eISBN:
9780191916823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724605.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

This volume explores the pervasive influence exerted by some prehistoric monuments on European social life over thousands of years, and reveals how they can act as a node linking ... More

Minoan Architecture and UrbanismNew Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Minoan Crete is rightly famous for its idiosyncratic architecture, as well as its palaces and towns such as Knossos, Malia, Gournia, and Palaikastro. Indeed, these are often ... More

Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Paul Pettitt, Paul Bahn, Sergio Ripoll, and Francisco Javier Muñoz Ibáñez (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Cave art is a subject of perennial interest among archaeologists. Until recently it was assumed that it was largely restricted to southern France and northern Iberia, although in ... More

The Peopling of BritainThe Shaping of a Human Landscape

The Peopling of Britain: The Shaping of a Human Landscape

Paul Slack and Ryk Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198297598
eISBN:
9780191916533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297598.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

This volume reviews the way in which, over the centuries, the evolving human presence in Britain has shaped the British landscape and how, in turn, the British landscape has ... More

The Recovery of Roman Britain 1586-1906A Colony So Fertile

The Recovery of Roman Britain 1586-1906: A Colony So Fertile

Richard Hingley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199237029
eISBN:
9780191917479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199237029.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

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