Vicki Cummings's A View from the West: The Neolithic of the Irish Sea Zone PDF

By Vicki Cummings

ISBN-10: 1842173626

ISBN-13: 9781842173626

At the guts of this learn are the early Neolithic chambered tombs of the Irish Sea quarter, outlined as west Wales, the west coast of northern Britain, coastal south and western Scotland, the western isles and the Isle of guy, and the jap coast of eire. on the way to comprehend those monuments, there has to be a broader attention in their panorama settings. The panorama environment of the chambered tombs is taken into account intimately, either total and during a few particular case reviews, incorporating a much broader quarter than has been formerly thought of. Cummings investigates the history opposed to which the Neolithic begun within the Irish Sea quarter and what resulted in the adoption of Neolithic practices, similar to the development of monuments. Following on from this, she considers what the chambered tombs and panorama can upload to our figuring out of the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. This quantity goals to include panorama research right into a broader knowing of the Neolithic series during this sector and past. it is going to offer an advent to the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Irish Sea area, in addition to a precis of prior paintings in this topic. It additionally bargains a kick off point for destiny study and a greater realizing of this area.

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