Towns Villages & Countryside of Celtic

Towns Villages & Countryside of Celtic

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"[The authors] have penned a celebration of settlement archaeology for the 1990s. The book is written in a lively and engaging style, which is a tribute both to the authors and to the translator, and it maintains a clear, concise, and thorough analytical organization. This volume should serve as a beacon for future research on the promising horizon of landscape archaeology." Matthew L. Murray, American Journal of Archaeology"A pioneering exploration of the transformation of Europe's landscape, this valuable contribution will delight scholars and specialists." Choice..". excellent survey... " American Historical Review"For anyone seeking an introduction to the settlement archaeology of later prehistoric Europe, or even a detailed discussion of many inricate technicalities, this book is the best place to start. It is an excellent work of synthetic scholarship... " Journal of Field ArchaeologyThough the Romans portrayed the Celts as barbarians, archaeological inquiry has revealed that the period before the Roman conquest in Celtic Europe was one of great technological, social, and economic progress. This book is a well-illustrated overview of the Celtic world at a time of rapid advancement that produced a remarkable level of cultural unity in a vast region stretching from the Danube to the Atlantic coasts."
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  • Hardback | 258 pages
  • 195.1 x 254 x 28.2mm | 988.84g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253310822
  • 9780253310828

About F AUDOUZE

FRANCOISE AUDOUZE is Director of the Centre de Recherches Archeologiques of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). OLIVIER BUCHSENSCHUTZ is Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). HENRY CLEERE, former Director of the Council for British Archeology, is an experienced translator of archaeology books from the French."
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