The Iron Age in Northern Britain: Celts and Romans, Natives and Invaders

November 3, 2020
The Iron Age in Northern Britain: Celts and Romans, Natives and Invaders

The Iron Age in Northern Britain examines thearchaeological evidence for earlier Iron Age communities from thesouthern Pennines to the Northern and Western Isles and the impactof Roman expansion on local populations, through to the emergenceof historically recorded communities in the post-Roman period.The text has been comprehensively revised and expanded toinclude new discoveries and to take account of advanced techniques,with many new and updated illustrations. The volume presents acomprehensive picture of the 'long Iron Age', allowing readers toappreciate how perceptions of Iron Age societies have changedsignificantly in recent years. New material in this second editionalso addresses the key issues of social reconstruction, gender, andidentity, as well as assessing the impact of developer-fundedarchaeology on the discipline.Drawing on recent excavation and research and interpretingevidence from key studies across Scotland and northern England,The Iron Age in Northern Britain continues to be anaccessible and authoritative study of later prehistory in theregion.