Archaeology Hotspot Great Britain: Unearthing the Past for by Donald Henson PDF

By Donald Henson

The Archaeology Hotspots sequence bargains reader-friendly and interesting narratives of the archaeology specifically international locations. Written via archaeological specialists with a common reader in brain, every one e-book within the sequence makes a speciality of what has been stumbled on and through whom, what the controversies and scandals were, ongoing initiatives, and the way all of it matches right into a broader view of the historical past of the rustic.

In Archaeology Hotspot nice Britain, expert Donald Henson first chronicles the deep archaeology of a protracted settled region—including England, Wales, and Scotland—then explores either the famously historical reveals (cave artwork at Creswell Crags, Stonehenge) and newer and iconic old websites and monuments (such as Westminster Abbey and Ironbridge Gorge). He profiles the usually larger-than-life personalities and in addition the previously-marginalized ladies who've contributed to British archaeology; the controversies influencing how we see the previous also are highlighted. Henson considers London’s place within the antiquities exchange and the safeguarding of history websites. As an entire, the e-book tells a desirable tale of serious Britain’s historical past, tradition, nationwide history, and ongoing position as a hotspot of archaeology.

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