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Stone Age Farmers

Stone Age Farmers

Hardback

By (author) Arnold

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  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Format: Hardback | 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 257mm x 13mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 28 August 1997
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0395776015
  • ISBN 13: 9780395776018
  • Edition statement: None.

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This description of the Stone Age settlement preserved in the sand dunes of Scotland's Orkney Islands includes how it was discovered and what it reveals about life in prehistoric times. "A fascinating look at Tone of Europe's oldest known and best preserved prehistoric villages.'. . . . Accompanied by the clear, informative, full-color photos, Arnold's narrative deftly recounts the design of the stone houses, how they were built, the daily life of the farming inhabitants, how this prehistoric period of Orkney history ends, and why Skara Brae remains of lasting significance." -- Kirkus Reviews

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"A fascinating look at 'one of Europe's oldest known and best preserved prehistoric villages.'. . . . Accompanied by the clear, informative, full-color photos, Arnold's narrative deftly recounts the design of the stone houses, how they were built, the daily life of the farming inhabitants, how this prehistoric period of Orkney history ends, and why Skara Brae remains of lasting significance."