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Investigations in Orkney

Colin Renfrew

Investigations in Orkney

by Colin Renfrew

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Published by Society of Antiquaries of London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Colin Renfrew ; with contributions from [others].
SeriesReports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London -- no.38
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 234 p., 14p. of plates :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22632576M
ISBN 10050099028X

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Investigations in Orkney: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London No. XXXVIII (No. 38) by Renfrew, Colin. London: Society of Antiquaries of London / Thames and Hudson, First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket which is very good with minor wear and a 2" closed tear. Drawing on the results of an extensive programme of fieldwork in the Bay of Firth, Mainland Orkney, the text explores the idea that the physical appearance of the house is a potent resource for materialising the dichotomous alliance and descent principles apparent in the archaeological evidence for the early and later Neolithic of Orkney.


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