A View from the West: The Neolithic of the Irish Sea Zone by Vicki Cummings 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 japanese coast of eire. so that it will 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 couple of particular case reports, incorporating a much broader zone than has been formerly thought of. Cummings investigates the history opposed to which the Neolithic started within the Irish Sea area and what resulted in the adoption of Neolithic practices, reminiscent of the development of monuments. Following on from this, she considers what the chambered tombs and panorama can upload to our knowing of the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. This quantity goals to include panorama research right into a broader knowing of the Neolithic series during this zone and past. it's going to supply an advent to the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Irish Sea area, in addition to a precis of earlier paintings in this topic. It additionally bargains a place to begin for destiny learn and a greater figuring out of this area.

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