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Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
by Rupert Soskin
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Some megalithic sites, like Stonhenge and Newgrange, are well researched and often visited, while others, such as Fernworthy and Bleasdale, are barely known. From stone circles and henges to long barrows and cairns, our distant ancestors adapted and... (read more)

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Echoes of the Goddess: A Quest for the Sacred Feminine in the British Landscape
Echoes of the Goddess: A Quest for the Sacred Feminine in the British Landscape
by Simon Brighton
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Explore sacred sites, unearth long lost religions, and uncover the mystical side of Britain's landscape, in the search for the divine feminine. In pre-Christian Britain the Great Goddess was worshipped either as an equal to the Gods or as an individual... (read more)

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Picts Gaels & Scots
Picts Gaels & Scots
by Sally M Foster
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A fully updated, expanded, and newly illustrated version of a classic text on early Scottish history. In captivating detail, it provides insight into the lives and origins of the Scottish people's ancestors and explains how the Picts and Gaels ultimately... (read more)

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Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall
by Derry Brabbs
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Set within the spectacular scenery of northern England, Hadrians Wall was once the most heavily fortified border of the Roman Empire. Featuring stunning color photographs, this book covers not only the full length of Hadrian's Wall from the Solway Firth... (read more)

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The Anglo-Saxons (Penguin History)
The Anglo-Saxons (Penguin History)
by James Campbell
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This survey, an introduction to the history of Anglo-Saxon England looks at political history, and religious, cultural, social, legal and economic themes are woven in. Throughout the book the authors make use of original sources such as chronicles... (read more)

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Fairweather Eden: Life Half a Million Years Ago as Revealed by the Excavations at Boxgrove
Fairweather Eden: Life Half a Million Years Ago as Revealed by the Excavations at Boxgrove
by Michael Pitts
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In 1993 archaeologist Mark Roberts and his team found a human shinbone that turned out to be 500,000 years old -- and thus marked the discovery of Europe's oldest known man. Fairweather Eden is the story, through the eyes of those involved, of over ten... (read more)

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Arthurs Britain History & Archaeolo
Arthurs Britain History & Archaeolo
by Leslie Alcock
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We are all familiar with the heroic deeds and enchantments of the legendary tales surrounding King Arthur. But what evidence is there for a real figure beneath the myth and romance? Arthur's Britain assembles a wealth of information about the history of... (read more)

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What Life Was Like Among Druids and High Kings: Celtic Ireland, Ad 400-1200
What Life Was Like Among Druids and High Kings: Celtic Ireland, Ad 400-1200
by Time Life
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Drawing on art, artifacts, and literature that was left behind, these richly illustrated volumes recount captivating tales of everyday life in long-ago vanished worlds.... (read more)

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The Quest for Arthur's Britain
The Quest for Arthur's Britain
by Geoffrey Ashe
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The legend of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table dominates the mythology of Britain, but could this story prove more fact than fiction? Recent archaeological findings have lead Geoffrey Ashe to believe there is more truth to Arthurian legend than... (read more)

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English Ruins
English Ruins
by Jeremy Musson
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The English landscape is steeped in ruins. Markers of the nations rich and often turbulent history, ruins represent not only the passing of time but also the constant presence of the past. In English Ruins, renowned architectural historian Jeremy Musson... (read more)

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Roman Forts in Britain
Roman Forts in Britain
by David J Breeze
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Examines Roman forts in Britain from the first to the fourth century.... (read more)

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Sandbach Crosses
Sandbach Crosses
by Jane Hawkes
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This book presents a highly illustrated art-historical assessment of a group of 9th-century Anglo-Saxon stone carvings at Sandbach in Cheshire. As such, it represents one of the first modern studies devoted to a specific group of Anglo-Saxon high crosses,... (read more)

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Enlarging the Past: The Contribution of Wetland Archaeology
Enlarging the Past: The Contribution of Wetland Archaeology
by J M Coles
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The committed wetlanders write with enthusiasm and passion about these damp places they have made their own. In part a testimony to the contribution of wetland archaeology, the authors trace its history through the major landmarks. Their own renowned... (read more)

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Shire Archaeology #25: Romano-British Mosaics
Shire Archaeology #25: Romano-British Mosaics
by Peter Johnson
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A concise introduction to the floor mosaics of Roman Britain.... (read more)

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The Archaeology of Britain
The Archaeology of Britain
by Tom Quinn
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Takes the reader on a journey around Britain, detailing the most important of this ancient land's historic remains. From excavations of everyday life found in forgotten highways and Roman villas to areas of spiritual significance, such as stone circles... (read more)

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Megalithic Monuments of Britain and Ireland (07 Edition)
Megalithic Monuments of Britain and Ireland (07 Edition)
by Chris Scarre
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An authoritative overview of the wide range of British and Irish Neolithic monuments. From Stonehenge to Newgrange, some of the most varied megalithic monuments in Europe can be found in the British Isles. From the Neolithic Age and the arrival of... (read more)

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Roman Britain: A New History
Roman Britain: A New History
by Guy De La Bedoyere
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This is a definitive and completely up-to-date account of the Roman conquest and occupation of Britain--"a crucial period in its history. The vivid narrative is supported by quotations from inscriptions found on tombstones and buildings and the writings... (read more)

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Roman Britain ; New History (06 Edition)
Roman Britain ; New History (06 Edition)
by Guy Delabedoyer
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This lively and authoritative account of Britain as a Roman province sets the Roman conquest and occupation of the island within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. In the introductory chapters, Guy de la Bédoyère... (read more)

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Arthur's Britain :history and archaeology, AD 367-634
Arthur's Britain :history and archaeology, AD 367-634
by Leslie Alcock
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'We are all familiar with the heroic deeds and enchantments of the legendary tales surrounding King Arthur. But what evidence is there for a real figure beneath the myth and romance? Arthur\'s Britain assembles a wealth of information about the history... (read more)

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Images of Prehistory: Views of Early Britain
Images of Prehistory: Views of Early Britain
by Peter Fowler
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This large format collection of stunning and atmospheric images of Britain's prehistoric past is a showcase for the work of one of the country's leading landscape photographers. Accompanied by a text and commentary at once authoritative and accessible... (read more)

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