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Author Dowd, Marion, author.

Title The archaeology of caves in Ireland / Marion Dowd.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2015.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (335 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents People in caves, caves in people -- Excursions into places of fearful darkness : 300 years investigating caves -- Caves and cave archaeology in Ireland -- Gathering the dead : the Mesolithic (8000-3900 BC) -- Thresholds to transformation : the Neolithic (3900-2400 BC) -- Journeying deeper into darkness : the Bronze Age (2400-600 BC) -- Eyes full of darkness : the Iron Age (600 BC-AD 400) -- Out of the darkness, into the light : the early Medieval period (AD 400-1169) -- Silent spaces or speaking volumes? : the Medieval period (AD 1169-1550) -- Diverse biographies : post-Medieval period to 21st century (AD 1550-present) -- End note: The future of Irish cave archaeology -- Appendix 1: Caves of archaeological significance in Ireland.
Summary "This book provides a synthesis of what we currently know about how caves were used and perceived by communities spanning the 10,000 years of human occupation of Ireland, from the earliest Mesolithic hunter gatherers to the 21st century urban dweller"--Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Caves -- Social aspects -- Ireland -- History.
Community life -- Ireland -- History.
Social archaeology -- Ireland.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ireland.
Caves -- Ireland.
Speleology -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dowd, Marion. Archaeology of caves in Ireland. Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2015 9781782978138
ISBN 9781782978138 (hardback)
9781782978145 (digital)
9781782978169 (e-book)

 
    
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