A View from the West: The Neolithic of the Irish Sea Zone by Vicki Cummings PDF

By Vicki Cummings

At the center of this examine 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 one can comprehend those monuments, there needs 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 wider sector than has been formerly thought of. Cummings investigates the history opposed to which the Neolithic begun within the Irish Sea region and what ended in the adoption of Neolithic practices, corresponding to 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 figuring out of the Neolithic series during this quarter and past. it's going to supply an advent to the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Irish Sea quarter, in addition to a precis of prior paintings in this topic. It additionally bargains a kick off point for destiny learn and a greater figuring out of this area.

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