Digging Up Britain

Digging Up Britain A New History in Ten Extraordinary Discoveries

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Synopsis

Britain has long been fascinated with its own history and identity, as an island nation besieged by invaders from beyond the seas: the Romans, Vikings and Normans. The long saga of prehistory is often forgotten - but our understanding of our past is changing.

Mike Pitts presents ten astounding archaeological discoveries that shed new light on those who came before us, and radically altered the way we think about our history. His compelling, sometimes teasing, archaeological odyssey illustrates the diversity, complexity and sheer strangeness of the lives that represent Britain's past.

With 79 illustrations, 24 in colour

Book information

ISBN: 9780500296127
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Imprint: Thames and Hudson
Pub date:
DEWEY: 930.10941
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 290g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 24mm