The Resource The neolithic of the Irish Sea : materiality and traditions of practice, edited by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler

The neolithic of the Irish Sea : materiality and traditions of practice, edited by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler

Label
The neolithic of the Irish Sea : materiality and traditions of practice
Title
The neolithic of the Irish Sea
Title remainder
materiality and traditions of practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of 24 papers aims to reconsider the nature and significance of the Irish Sea as an area of cultural interaction during the Neolithic period. The traditional character of work across this region has emphasised the existence of prehistoric contact, with sea routes criss-crossing between Ireland, the Isle of Man, Anglesey and the British mainland. A parallel course of investigation, however, has demonstrated that the British and Irish Neolithics were in many ways different, with distinct indigenous patterns of activity and social practices. The recent emphasis on regional studies
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
909.096337
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN774.22.I73
LC item number
N54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cardiff Studies in Archaeology
Label
The neolithic of the Irish Sea : materiality and traditions of practice, edited by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Introduction: locating The Neolithic of the Irish Sea: materiality and traditions of practice; Chapter 2: Neolithic connections along and across the Irish Sea; Chapter 3: An Irish sea change: some implications for the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition; Chapter 4: Connecting the mountains and sea: the monuments of the eastern Irish Sea zone; Chapter 5: The searchers: the quest for causewayed enclosures in the Irish Sea area
  • Chapter 12: Rock art, identity and death in the early Bronze Age of Ireland and BritainChapter 13: The setting and form of Manx chambered cairns: cultural comparisons and social interpretations; Chapter 14: Where is the Cumbrian Neolithic?; Chapter 15: The Isle of Man: central or marginal in the Neolithic of the northern Irish Sea?; Chapter 16: Neolithic worlds; islands in the Irish Sea; Chapter 17: Axes, kula, and things that were 'good to think' in the Neolithic of the Irish Sea regions; Chapter 18: Materiality and traditions of practice in Neolithic south-west Scotland
  • Chapter 19: Evidence of absence? The Neolithic of the Cheshire BasinChapter 20: Away from the numbers: diversity and invisibility in late Neolithic Wales; Chapter 21: By way of illustration: art, memory and materiality in the Irish Sea and beyond; Chapter 22: The early Bronze Age on the Isle of Man: back into the mainstream?; Chapter 23: Layers of life and death: aspects of monumentality in the early Bronze Age of Wales; Chapter 24: Memory, tradition and materiality: the Isles of Scillyin context
  • Chapter 6: Tales of the land, tales of the sea: people and presence in the Neolithic of Man and beyondChapter 7: Fluid horizons; Chapter 8: Falling off the edge of the Irish Sea: Clettraval and the two-faced Neolithic of the Outer Hebrides; Chapter 9: Labouring with monuments: constructing the dolmen at Carreg Samson, south-west Wales; Chapter 10: Stones that float to the sky: portal dolmens and their landscapes of memory and myth; Chapter 11: In touch with the past? Monuments, bodies and the sacred in the Manx Neolithic and beyond
Control code
ocn913742631
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781785700385
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b3644392x
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913742631
  • ebsco1785700383

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