It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »
  1. $13.27 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

    Children and Other Wild Animals

    Brian Doyle 9780870717543

spacer

On Order

$13.50
New Trade Paper
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Archaeology- General

Shire Archaeology #53: Brochs of Scotland

by

Shire Archaeology #53: Brochs of Scotland Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain - the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It sets the building of these unique fortifications into context and examines some of the impressive sites that may still be visited, including the brochs of Mousa and Clickhimin in Shetland and Carolway on Lewis. There is a short section on what brochs are not - including 'Pictish' towers. A select gazetteer of some of the most important brochs is followed by a list of museums in which representative artefacts are preserved. There is a short bibliography.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-55) and index.

About the Author

Graham Ritchie was educated at Arbroath High School, Angus, and graduated in Prehistoric Archaeology at Edinburgh University, undertaking research in Celtic weapons. Since 1965 he has been on the staff of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, where he is now Head of Archaeology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780747803898
Author:
Ritchie, J. N. G.
Publisher:
Shire Publications
Location:
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Great Britain - Scotland
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Iron age
Subject:
Fortification, Prehistoric
Subject:
Brochs.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - Scotland
Subject:
Scotland Antiquities.
Subject:
Brochs - Scotland
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shire Archaeology
Series Volume:
53
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 MONO
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
8.26x5.89x.23 in. .29 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. 1314 and All That Used Trade Paper $5.95

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » History » Prehistoric and Primitive
Children's » General
Children's » Middle Readers » General
History and Social Science » Archaeology » General
History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » World History » Ancient History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Games » General Puzzles

Shire Archaeology #53: Brochs of Scotland New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$13.50 Backorder
Product details 56 pages Shire Publications - English 9780747803898 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.