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This article considers the interpretation of stone and wood in Neolithic chambered tomb architecture in Britain and Ireland. Against a broader theoretical agenda of both relational materialities and animistic ontologies, it is argued that... more
This article considers the long-debated and thorny issue of the transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in Britain. The apparently polarised debate that has dominated this discussion is, we suggest, unhelpful, and rather than... more
Abstract In this paper we highlight some of the issues surrounding the delivery of fieldwork modules, using archaeological excavation as an example. There are a whole range of issues surrounding the assessment of fieldwork-based modules,... more
This paper considers some possible avenues for new research into the study of lithics for British and Irish assemblages dating from the Mesolithic and Neolithic. While scholars have been successful in extracting detail on technological... more
Cummings, V. 2010. Formalising the sacred ? The late Mesolithic and early Neolithic monumental landscapes of Britain and Ireland. In G. Warren and B. Finlayson (eds), Landscapes in transition: understanding hunter-gatherer and farming landscapes in the early Holocene of Europe and the Levant. Amman: Council for British Research in the Levant.
One of the big unanswered questions is whether the start of the Neolithic in Britain and Ireland saw the arrival of a new population, bringing with them new forms of material culture from the continent, or whether native hunter-gatherers... more
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