Browsing All posts tagged under »coastal societies«

Scilly’s Iron Age: valuing the invisible

September 3, 2012

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Figure 1. Map of the Isles of Scilly, underlying bathymetry data is derived from the GEBCO_08 Grid, version 20100927, http://www.gebco.net. Introduction This article seeks to assess the ways the Iron Age of the Isles of Scilly has been understood from previous and current archaeological studies. It stresses the problematic of the archaeological record being interpreted […]

Robert Van de Noort’s new book

May 22, 2011

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VAN DE NOORT, R. (2011) North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC – AD 1500, Oxford University Press. This book is the result of more than a decade of research focused primarily on the development of the maritime cultures of the North Sea. Van de Noort’s immense experience in wetland archaeology and human/environment relationships […]

Re-evaluating Iron Age maritime societies: the North West Iberian Peninsula

July 27, 2010

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This is the abstract of my M.A. dissertation that is available now to download in pdf format at my About me page. Given the importance of the maritime environment to the modern coastal communities of north-western Iberia, it is surprising that relatively little scholarly attention has been placed on reconstructing aspects of maritimity in the […]