Time Team Guide To The Archaeological Sites Of Britain & Ireland

Time Team Guide To The Archaeological Sites Of Britain & Ireland

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Great Britain and Ireland are home to some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall and Ironbridge are familiar to us all and each year thousands flock to witness their spectacular beauty. But what can these fascinating sites tell us about the lives and times of our ancestors? Now, Channel 4's perennially popular Time Team take us on an archaeological sight-seeing tour of Britain and Ireland. Region by region, they select the most interesting and important sites which are open to visitors, some familiar to all, others relatively unknown. Each is treated with the inimitable no-nonsense Time Team style. This book is like having Tony, Mick, Geo-Phys and the gang in the back seat of your car - sharing their specialist knowledge and fascinating historical insights wherever you travel in the British Isles...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 186 x 244 x 22mm | 1,038.72g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Channel 4 Books, a division of Transworld Publishers
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Full colour throughout
  • 1905026021
  • 9781905026029
  • 33,115

About Tim Taylor

Tim Taylor devised the Time Team format and has produced the series since its inception. He is the co-author of several previous Time Team bestsellers.show more

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Great Britain and Ireland are home to some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall and Ironbridge are familiar to us all and each year thousands flock to witness their spectacular beauty. But what do these fascinating sites really tell us about the lives and times of our ancestors? Now, Channel 4's perennially popular Time Team take us on an archaeological sight-seeing tour of Britain and Ireland. Region by region, they select the most interesting and important sites that are open to the public - some familiar to all, others relatively unknown. Each is treated in the inimitable no-nonsense Time Team style, with information on how to get there and what to look out for. Reading this book is like having Tony, Mick, Geo-Phys and the gang in the back seat of your car, sharing their specialist knowledge and fascinating historical insights wherever you travel in the British Isles...show more

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