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The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland - Nancy Edwards

The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland

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Published: 5th May 1996
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In the first major work on the subject for over 30 years, Nancy Edwards provides a critical survey of the archaeological evidence in Ireland (c. 400-1200), introducing material from many recently discovered sites as well as reassessing the importance of earlier excavations. Beginning with an assessment of Roman influence, Dr Edwards then discusses the themse of settlement, food and farming, craft and technology, the church and art, concluding with an appraisal of the Viking impact.

The archaeological evidence for the period is also particularly rich and wide-ranging and our knowledge is expanding repidly in the light of modern techniques of survey and excavation.

Illustrations
A Note on Radiocarbon Dates
Preface
The Roman Impact
Settlement: Ring-Forts
Other Settlement Types
Food and Farming
Craft, Exchange and Trade
The Church
Art
The Vikings
References
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780415220002
ISBN-10: 0415220009
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 5th May 1996
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.9  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1