New PDF release: Continental Connections: Exploring cross-channel

By Hugo Anderson-Whymark,Duncan Garrow,Fraser Sturt

The prehistories of england and eire are inescapably entwined with continental eu narratives. The principal target here's to discover ‘cross-channel’ relationships all through later prehistory, investigating the archaeological hyperlinks (material, social, cultural) among the parts we now name Britain and eire, and continental Europe, from the Mesolithic via to the top of the Iron Age. because the separation from the ecu mainland of eire (c. 16,000 BC) and Britain (c. 6000 BC), their island nature has been obvious as valuable to many elements of existence inside of them, supporting to outline their senses of identification, and forming an important a part of their neighbourly courting with continental Europe and with one another. although, it is very important do not forget that the encompassing seaways have frequently served to attach in addition to to split those islands from the continent. In impending the topic of ‘continental connections’ within the long term, and by way of bringing various various archaeological views (associated with assorted sessions) to endure on it, this quantity offers a brand new a brand new synthesis of the ebbs and flows of the cross-channel dating over the process 15,000 years of later prehistory, permitting clean understandings and new insights to emerge concerning the in detail associated trajectories of swap in either regions.

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