Scotland, with its Viking settlements, ancient tombs, and Roman fortresses, offers an ideal location for the archaeological traveller. This guide provides: * Coverage of all the main sites in Scotland from earliest times to AD 1200 * 150 high-quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs * Sites arranged by region, south to north: Dumfries and Galloway; Borders; Lothians and Edinburgh; from the Clyde to the Forth; Fife to Perthshire; Argyll and Bute; Aberdeenshire and Moray; the Highlands; the Northern Isles; and the Western Isles * Star ratings indicate the best tombs, standing stones, forts, churches, and settlements to visit * An introduction which sets sites within the context of human development in Scotland, covering aspects such as domestic life, transport, art, and warfare * Information about museums, a chronology for reference, and a glossary of essential terms
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(217mm x 139mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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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.