Description - Brochs of Scotland by J. N. G. Ritchie
This volume examines some of the best ancient monuments in Britain - the iron age brochs of north & west Scotland. It sets the building of these fortifications into context & looks at some of the theories that have been proposed for their origins.'
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Author Biography - J. N. G. Ritchie
Graham Ritchie graduated in prehistoric archaeology from Edinburgh University, subsequently undertaking research in Celtic weapons. With his father, W. F. Ritchie, he wrote the volume on 'Celtic Warriors' for the Shire Archaeology series. Since 1965 he has been on the staff of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, where he is now Head of Archaeology, and has undertaken field survey and excavation in many parts of Scotland, particularly in Argyll and Orkney.