Environmental Archaeology in Ireland

Murphy, E. M. and Whitehouse, N. J. (Eds.) (2007) Environmental Archaeology in Ireland. Oxbow Books: Oxford. ISBN 9781842172742

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Abstract

This edited volume of 16 papers provides an introduction to the techniques and methodologies, approaches and potential of environmental archaeology within Ireland. Each of the 16 invited contributions focuses on a particular aspect of environmental archaeology and include such specialist areas as radiocarbon dating, dendrochronology, palaeoentomology, human osteoarchaeology, palynology and geoarchaeology, thereby providing a comprehensive overview of environmental archaeology within an Irish context. The inclusion of pertinent case studies within each chapter will heighten awareness of the profusion of high standard environmental archaeological research that is currently being undertaken on Irish material. The book will provide a key text for students and practitioners of archaeology, archaeological science and palaeoecology.

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Whitehouse, Dr Nicki
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College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Publisher:Oxbow Books
ISBN:9781842172742

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