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    DescriptionSince its first publication in 1971, Barry Cunliffe's monumental survey has established itself as a classic of British archaeology. This fully revised fourth edition maintains the qualities of the earlier editions, whilst taking into account the significant developments that have moulded the discipline in recent years. Barry Cunliffe here incorporates new theoretical approaches, technological advances and a range of new sites and finds, ensuring that Iron Age Communities in Britain remains the definitive guide to the subject.


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    Title
    Iron Age Communities in Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry Cunliffe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 752
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,601 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415562928
    ISBN 10: 0415562929
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: D
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    Abridged Dewey: 900
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    DC22: 936.1
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHC
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    72 black & white illustrations, 306 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    16 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Barry Cunliffe is Professor of European Archaeology at Oxford University and a Trustee of the British Museum.
    Review quote
    "This is an important and original book, dealing not simply with Iron Age archaeology, but with the very foundations of British society." - Colin Renfrew "This is an occasion for celebration...the book is readable, abundantly illustrated and has full bibliographic references. Its severest critic should give it a resounding welcome." - Stanley Thomas, New Scientist
    Table of contents
    Preface. 1. The beginnings of Iron Age studies 2. Space and time 3. Background 4. Regional groupings: an overview 5. Regional groupings: the ceramic evidence 6. Protohistory to history, c. 150 BC to AD 43 7. The tribes of the south-eastern core: Catuvellauni/ Trinovantes, Cantii and Atrebates 8. The tribes of the periphery: Durotriges, Dobunni, Iceni and Corieltauvi 9. The late pre-Roman Iron Age in western and northern Britain 10. The establishment of Roman control 11. Themes 12. Settlement and settlement pattern in the south-east 13. Settlement and the settlement pattern in the west 14. Settlement and settlement pattern in the centre and north 15. The development of hillforts and enclosed oppida 16. Food producing strategies 17. Exchanges with the wider world 18. Craft, production and art 19. Warfare 20. Beliefs and behaviour 21. Iron Age society and social change 22. Models, systems and beyond Appendix A Pottery. Appendix B A note on radiocarbon dating. Appendix C List of principal sites. Abbreviations. Bibliography.