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As the essays in this book demonstrate, Prehistoric and Romano-British landscape studies have come a long way since Hoskins, whose work reflected the prevailing 'Celtic' ethnological narrative of Britain before the medieval period. The contributors present a stimulating survey of the subject as it is in the early twenty-first century, and provide some sense of a research frontier where new conceptualisations of 'otherness' and new research techniques are transforming our understanding.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures|
|Series Foreword: Landscape History after Hoskins|
|1955 and All Thar: Prehistoric Landscapes in The Making||p. 1|
|A New Downland Prehistory: Long-term Environmental Change on the Southern English Chalklands||p. 16|
|Making Strange: Monuments and the Creation of the Earlier Prehistoric Landscape||p. 33|
|Geophysical Survey and the Emergence of Underground Archaeological Landscapes: The Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site||p. 43|
|Bronze Age Field Systems and the English Channel-North Sea Cultural Region||p. 57|
|Claylands Revisited: The Prehistory of W.G. Hoskins's Midlands Plain||p. 70|
|Hillforts and Human Movement: Unlocking the Iron Age Landscapes of Mid Wales||p. 83|
|The Roman Landscape of Britain: From Hoskins to Today||p. 101|
|Beyond the Economic in the Roman Fenland: Reconsidering Land, Water, Hoards and Religion||p. 113|
|What Did the Romans Ever Do For Us? Roman Iron Production in the East Midlands and the Forest of Dean||p. 131|
|Roman Towns, Roman Landscapes: The Cultural Terrain of Town and Country in the Roman Period||p. 143|
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