Hillforts

    SubTitle

    Prehistoric Strongholds of Northumberland National Park
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        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        31 Jan 2007

        Summary

        A detailed archaeological landscape survey which investigates the purpose, design and function of Iron Age hillforts in Northumberland National Park.
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        9920374

        Main Summary

          A detailed archaeological landscape survey that, like all the best pieces of detective work, investigates hillforts with the combined precision of the microscope and the ability to stand back and view the bigger picture. The authors have collectively spent many decades exploring these historic sites on foot and this book presents the results of their detailed archaeological landscape surveys.

          Additional Information

          Author

          Al Oswald
          Stewart Ainsworth
          Trevor Pearson

          Publishing Status

          Active

          Size

          276mm

          Number of Illustrations

          0

          Number of Pages

          142

          ISBN

          9781905624096

          Contents

            Acknowledgements

            Foreword: Discovering our Hillforts Heritage

            Preface

            1. Introduction: seeing into the past

            2. Writing the story of the past

            3. Before hillforts

            4. Understanding hillforts

            5. Life at home

            6. Hillforts in the landscape

            7. The afterlife of hillforts

            8. Hillforts today and tomorrow

            Visiting hillforts safely

            Further reading

            References

            Index

            Reviews