The Prehistory of Orkney: BC 4000 - 1000 AD

The Prehistory of Orkney: BC 4000 - 1000 AD

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Author: Renfrew, Colin (Edited by).

Title: The Prehistory of Orkney: BC 4000 - 1000 AD.

 

Publisher: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1985.

 

Description: 8vo. xii, 304 p, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps. Light edgewear, bumping to corners. Bibliography: (p. 275-292) Good. Softcover.  ISBN: 0852245068.

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    Contents: The environment of Orkney / D.A. Davidson, R.L. Jones -- The first settlers / Anna Ritchie -- Settlements and subsistence in the third millennium BC / D.V. Clarke, Niall Sharples -- The chambered cairns / Audrey Henshall -- Ritual monuments / Graham Ritchie -- The second millennium and after / Sandra Øvrevik -- The broch period / John Hedges -- Excavations at Skaill, Deerness / P.S. Gelling -- Orkney in the Pictish Kingdom / Anna Ritchie -- Excavations at Howe, Stromness / N.R.J. Neil -- Viking Orkney : a survey / Christopher Morris.

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