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    DescriptionFrom Neolithic monuments to the high-status of Dunadd, the region of Argyll has a rich and varied archaeological history. In this, the first account of Argyll's archaeology written for a general audience, a team of specialists traces the history of the area through its monuments. The scene is set in environmental terms for the arrival of people first as hunters and foragers, and later as farmers. Mesolithic Argyll, the Neolithic period, Bronze Age rituals and the impact of the Scots are examined with descriptions of relevant monuments and recent finds. The book ends with a detailed look at early Christian activity and the arrival of the Norse in Argyll. Fully illustrated with a complementary range of photographs and drawings and written with the non-specialist in mind, this is a much-needed guide to a remarkable area.


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    Title
    The Archaeology of Argyll
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J. N. Graham Ritchie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780748606450
    ISBN 10: 0748606459
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
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    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: LAN008000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A17010000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKS
    DC22: 936.11, 936.1/1
    LC classification: GN806.S4 A73 1997
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    DC21: 936.142
    LC classification: GN806.S4A7
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    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Publisher
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 June 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Table of contents
    Holocene environmental background; mesolithic Argyll; decorated rock surfaces and stones; Neolithic and Bronze Age Argyll; Iron Age Argyll; the brochs; the Scots; early Christian archaeology; the Norse in Argyll.