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Ancient History

Great Britain is steeped in history that dates back nearly 10,000 years to the Neolithic Age, which brought about rudimentary tools and weapons. It is also during this period that the iconic Stonehenge was created. Check out our list of books that discuss the implications of Britain’s Ancient history and how it has shaped the modern world.

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A History of Ancient Britain
Who were the first Britons, and what sort of world did they occupy? In A History of Ancient Britain Neil Oliver turns a spotlight on the very beginnings of the story of Britain; on the first people to...


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A Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in Northamptonshire
The Raunds Area Project investigated more than 20 Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in the Nene Valley. From c 5000 BC to the early 1st millennium cal BC a succession of ritual mounds and burial moun...


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Neanderthals Among Mammoths
Lynford Quarry is nationally and internationally significant - no such well preserved Neanderthal location exists anywhere else in the UK Offers a key record of the lives of Neanderthals and the ev...


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The Story of Silbury Hill - Paperback
Fascinating history of Silbury Hill, Europe's largest prehistoric mound" "Offers a new and exciting theory of the construction of Neolithic monuments" Foreword written by Sir ...


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Silbury Hill
Silbury Hill, the largest prehistoric mound in Europe, has long been an enigma. Set within the chalk downlands of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, it is traditionally thought to have be...


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This volume - originally published in 1977 and long out-of-print, but still in demand - describes the excavation of a site near Wooler in Northumberland which is identified with the place called Ad Ge...


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Map OS Ancient Britain
A Folded Historical Map and Guide of Ancient Britain to a Scale of of 1:625,000, produced by Ordnance Survey ...


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