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Britain Begins

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Description for Britain Begins Paperback. The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve of the Norman Conquest - who they were, where they came from, and how they related to one another. Num Pages: 568 pages, 140 halftones, 152 maps and figures. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3B; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 247 x 190 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1190.
The last Ice Age, which came to an end about 12,000 years ago, swept the bands of hunter gatherers from the face of the land that was to become Britain and Ireland, but as the ice sheets retreated and the climate improved so human groups spread slowly northwards, re-colonizing the land that had been laid waste. From that time onwards Britain and Ireland have been continuously inhabited and the resident population has increased from a few hundreds to more than 60 million. Britain Begins is nothing less than the story of the origins of the British and the ... Read more

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About Barry Cunliffe
Barry Cunliffe taught archaeology in the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and was Professor of European Archaeology at the University of Oxford from 1972 to 2008, thereafter becoming Emeritus Professor. He has excavated widely in Britain (Fishbourne, Bath, Danebury, Hengistbury Head, Brading) and in the Channel Islands, Brittany, and Spain, and has been President of the Council for British Archaeology ... Read more

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There are clear and helpful illustrations, and there is enough information here to fill any semester-long course on the history of England, or rather Albion.
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