The Resource Great Excavations : Shaping the Archaeological Profession, (electronic resource)

Great Excavations : Shaping the Archaeological Profession, (electronic resource)

Label
Great Excavations : Shaping the Archaeological Profession
Title
Great Excavations
Title remainder
Shaping the Archaeological Profession
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Great excavations inspire and capture the imagination of both the public and archaeologists alike; sites like Danebury, Sutton Hoo, Maiden Castle, Mucking and York conjure images of great discoveries and leaps in knowledge. But what was it like to participate in these excavations? What is the story of these projects, and what made them great? This is a fascinating and entertaining retrospective documenting some of the seminal British excavations, assessing why they were so significant and why they persist in the memory and folklore of archaeologists today. It is also a social history of the pr
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
930.102830941
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA90 .G773 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Great Excavations : Shaping the Archaeological Profession, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Greatness in depth: Why excavations matter; 2 Some notable British excavations before 1900; 3 Sutton Hoo -- An archaeography; 4 Great excavations enhanced -- Birdoswald, Richborough, Whitby and the Chester amphitheatre; 5 Aspiring to greatness: The recent excavations at Maiden Castle; 6 The urban revolution: Martin Biddle's excavations in Winchester, 1961-1971; 7 The rural revolution: Excavation of the Iron Age and Roman farming settlement at Owslebury, Hampshire, 1961-1972; 8 The Danebury decades
  • 20 What the Dickens happened to the IFA?21 Great Excavations?; Index
  • 9 South Cadbury, the Breiddin, the Rescue Archaeology Group ... and then respectability10 The legacy of Howe, thirty years after; 11 Writing into Land: Haddenham and the Lower Ouse environs; 12 Philip Barker's Wroxeter; 13 'Erik Bloodaxe Rules OK': 'The Viking Dig' at Coppergate, York; 14 The Manpower Services Commission and La Grava; 15 Mucking: Real heritage heroism or heroic failure?; 16 Growing up with Wharram Percy; 17 West Heslerton: Past, present and future; 18 Great Expectations, great excavations: The view from the trenches; 19 Great excavations, developer funding and the future
Control code
ocn831118156
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842175729
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34434239
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)831118156
  • jstor1842175726

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