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Hillfort Defences of Southern Britain, Volumes I, II and III

£117.00
Author:
Michael Avery
Publication Year:
1993
Language:
English
Paperback:
788pp. Three volume set. Includes 129 figures and illustrations. With additional material online (volume III 8 foldouts).
ISBN 10:
0860547523
ISBN:
9780860547525
BAR number:
B231
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Description

A comprehensive study of the defences of prehistoric hillforts in southern Britain. The first volume examines the various forms and construction of ramparts and entrances, the dating of hillforts and their associated pottery, and the military and economic background to hillfort use in prehistory. Volume two presents the evidence from almost 150 individual sites excavated up to 1979, whilst the final volume contains appendices with results from excavations at Maiden Castle, Dorset, evidence from radiocarbon dating, and figures and illustrations.

This volume is part of a three volume set: ISBN 9780860547532 (Volume I); ISBN 9780860547549 (Volume II); ISBN 9780860547556 (Volume III); ISBN 9780860547525 (Volume set).