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Warfare and the Built Environment

Elizabeth N. Arkush

in Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is a study of a society at war. The Colla and their Titicaca basin neighbors are key subjects for understanding warfare and the political process in the Late Intermediate period. The ... More


Architecture and Authority: Castles

Oliver H. Creighton, Duncan W. Wright, Michael Fradley, and Steven Trick

in Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781382424
eISBN:
9781786943996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382424.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This core chapter analyses the archaeological and documentary evidence for the militarisation of the twelfth-century landscape through castle-building. The considerable challenges of identifying and ... More


Iron Age landscape and society: The settlement patterns

Stephen Rippon

in Kingdom, Civitas, and County: The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759379
eISBN:
9780191917059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759379.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

That the character of settlement across Iron Age Britain was far from uniform is well known, although Hawkes’ (1931, fig. 1) plotting of the distribution of hillforts was not expanded upon for many ... More


Settlements

Duncan Garrow and Chris Gosden

in Technologies of Enchantment?: Exploring Celtic Art: 400 BC to AD 100

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199548064
eISBN:
9780191804373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199548064.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a broad-brush analysis of the patterns evident on settlements. It then looks in detail at the Celtic art objects deposited on three specific sites: the enclosed rural ... More


Discovering San Chuis Hillfort (Northern Spain): Archaeometry, Craft Technologies, and Social Interpretation

Jesús F. Jordá Pardo, Carlos Marín Suárez, and Javier García-Guinea

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0022
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter re-examines the San Chuis hillfort site and presents the results of an interdisciplinary study undertaken by a team of different specialists, including geoarchaeologists, archaeologists, ... More


Iron Age landscape, society, and regionality: The material culture

Stephen Rippon

in Kingdom, Civitas, and County: The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759379
eISBN:
9780191917059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759379.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

In his review of South East Britain in the later Iron Age, Hill (2007, 16) observed that ‘Since the 1980s, little attention has been given to large-scale social explanations and narratives in ... More


Warfare and Violence

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The assumption that warfare was endemic to prehistoric societies was based in part upon classical references to the Gauls, notoriously aggressive, drunken, boastful headhunters, the so-called ‘Celtic ... More


A Feast of Beltain? Reflections on the Rich Danebury Harvests

Martin Jones

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Twenty-five years after embarking on what was to become one of the major Iron Age excavations of the twentieth century, Barry Cunliffe was also reflecting on the endless cycle from Beltain, through ... More


A Re-Assessment of the Enclosure at Lugg, County Dublin, Ireland

Helen Roche and George Eogan

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The purpose of this contribution is to re-evaluate Lugg, a somewhat unusual site and to assign it chronologically to the Late Bronze Age period. The site is in an area that is ‘facing the ocean’ to ... More


Bourges in the Earlier Iron Age: An Interim View

Ralston Ian

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Berry in central France figures frequently in assessments of the level of complexity in western temperate Europe at the annexation of Gallia comata in 52 BC. Information from a number of sites, ... More


Sculpture as Landscape: Archaeology and the Englishness of Henry Moore

Colin Renfrew

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0027
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The interplay in English thought between archaeology and landscape has been a long-standing one. Even before the notion of ‘landscape’ was well defined as an artistic genre, antiquaries like John ... More


Wessex Hillforts after Danebury: Exploring Boundaries

Gary Lock

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0028
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Hillforts have acted as a catalyst for thinking about Iron Age society in its widest sense since the earliest interests in the period. That these are the most visible and numerous reminders of that ... More


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