Synopses & Reviews
Dig deep through centuries of history to find out the secrets archaeology can reveal. Fascinating insights into daily life, from farming and food to clothing and jewelry, as well as stories of rulers, religion, and conflict, can be gained at sites around the world. This book explores an exciting selection of archaeological greats, including the buried Roman city at Pompeii, the discovery of the splendors of Tutankhamen's tomb, early American settlement at Cahokia, and battlefield archaeology at Little Bighorn.
About the Author
Trevor Barnes is an award winning presenter of many BBC Television documentaries on the subject of religion, as well as BBC World Service news broadcasts, radio shows, and live chat shows. He is also the author of several books including Archaeology in the Kingfisher Knowledge series, The Wounded City, a book about the people of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a biography of Terry Waite, Man With A Mission.Popular actor and history enthusiast Tony Robinson is the presenter of the BBC's archaeology series Time Team.