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Description - Scotland: An Oxford Archaeological Guide by Anna Ritchie

This illustrated guide to over 250 of the best archaeological sites in Scotland, ranges from earliest times to 1200 AD. The guide is arranged geographically within ten different areas, and includes practical guides to cairns, forts, churches, standing stones, and carvings. The introduction sets monuments within the context of the history of human development in Scotland, focusing on aspects such as earliest human colonization, transport, domestic life, art, warfare, and the preservation of Scottish monuments, together with giving an outline of archaeological development from mesolithic to post-medieval times.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780192880024
ISBN-10: 0192880020
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 139mm x 16mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anna Ritchie

Anna Ritchie is President of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Graham Ritchie is Head of the National Monuments Record for Scotland and an Investigator with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Their publications include Scotland: Archaeology and Early History. Anna Ritchie is General Editor for the Exploring Scotland's Heritage series and Graham Ritchie has contributed to several of the Pevsner Buildings of Scotland series.