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|Buttimer, Neil (editor) / Rynne, Colin (editor) / Guerin, Helen (editor). The Heritage of Ireland. Cork, The Collins Press, 2000. 21 cm x 27.5 cm. XIV, 713 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Contains dedication by Neil (Buttimer?).
Includes for example the following essays: The Natural Heritage / Marine Archaeology / Civil Engineering Heritage / Vernacular Architecture / The Irish Language / English in Ireland / Place-names / Genealogy / Folklore and Ethnology / Folklore and Ethics / Science / Gaelic Games / Local Studies / Traditional Music / Irish Dance / The Visual Arts in Ireland / The Irish Film Industry / The Library Tradition / The National Library of Ireland / The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland / The CELT Corpus of Irish Texts / The Professional Conservator / Conservation and Industrial Archaeology / The Principles of Interpretation / Design and Layout of Museum Exhibitions / County Museums / Folk Museums / The European Union and Heritage / Local Authority Perspectives / The Role of FAS / An Taisce / Private-sector Archaeology / Managing Development and Developing Managers / Marketing: Complement or Compromise? / Heritage Marketing on the Internet / Investment Decision-Making / The Irish Music Industry / Airline Deregulation and Tourism / Basic Accounting / Copyright and Cultural Heritage etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Architecture, arts administration, Heritage, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Desmond, Angela (editor) / Johnson, Gina (editor) / McCarthy, Margaret (editor) / Twohig, Elizabeth Shee (editor). New Agendas in Irish Prehistory. Papers in commemoration of Liz Anderson. Bray, Wordwell, 2000. 17 cm x 24.5 cm. XIII, 231 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear. Small creases on cover. Some yellowing of page-edges. A few highlighted passages.
Includes for example the following essays: Elizabeth Anderson M.A. (1961-1997) / Publications of Elizabeth (Liz) Anderson / ‘LIZ’ by Connie Kelleher / Hammers and shoeboxes: new agendas for prehistory / The utilisation of island environments in the Irish Mesolithic: agendas for Rathlin Island / Variation and context: ecology and social evolution in Ireland’s Later Mesolithic / Recognising regionality in the Irish Neolithic / Seeds and soils of discontent: an environmental archaeological contribution to the nature of the Early Neolithic / Frameworks for the megalithic art of the Boyne Valley / Hunting, fishing and fowling in late prehistoric Ireland: the scarcity of the bone record / The potter’s craft in prehistoric Ireland with specific reference to Lought Gur, Co. Limerick / Bronze Age houses in Ireland / Megalithic toms, metal resources and territory in prehistoric south-west Ireland etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Festschrift, Irish History, Irish Islands, Irish landscape, Lough Gur, Rathlin Island, Stone Age
|Hall, Richard. Viking Age Archaeology in Britain and Ireland. Princes Risborough, Shire Publications, 1990. 15 cm x 21 cm. 64 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slightly shabby front cover. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact binding.
Includes the following chapters: Introduction / Early Studies of the Vikings / The First Raids / The Scandinavian Settlement / The Development of Towns / Viking Age Art / Stone Carving / Runes / Silver Hoards / Graves / Epilogue / Museums and Sites / Further Reading.
Keywords: Archaeology, British History, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Vikings
|Hurley, Maurice F (editor). Excavations at the North Gate, Cork 1994. Cork, Cork Corporation, 1997. 21 cm x 28 cm. XIII, 174 pages including many plates and diagrams. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Very slight yellowing of page-edges.
Includes the following chapters: Introduction / Historic Background / The City Walls / Features East of North Main Street / Features West of North Main Street / Pottery and Roof Tiles / Clay Pipes / Stone Artefacts / Possible Provenance of Stone used in Manufacture of Artefacts / Architectural Stone / Ferrous and Non-ferrous Artefacts / Coins, Tokens and Jetons / Glass and Amber / Wooden Artefacts / Structural Timbers / Bone and Antler Artefacts / Leather Artefacts / The Faunal Remains / Appendix 1: Details of Structural Timber / Appendix 2: An Assessment of the Plant Remains / Appendix 3: Charcoal Identification / Appendix 4: Extract from ‘City Engineers Scrapbook’ 1927 / Bibliography.
Keywords: Archaeology, Cork City, Irish History, Irish Local History
|Hurley, Maurice F. / Sheehan, Cathy M. Excavations at the Dominican Priory, St Mary’s of the Isle, Crosse’s Green, Cork. Cork, Cork Corporation, 1995. 21.5 cm x 29.5 cm. VI, 135 pages including numerous diagrams and photographs. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Introduction / Historical background / The Excavation: The Church / The Excavation: The Claustral Range / The Burial: The historical background; The grave types; A mediieval demographic sample / The Finds: Pottery; Architectural stone; Tomb slabs, sarcophagi and effigies; Millstones and small artefacts; Bone and antler artefacts; Metal artefacts; Coins; Clay pipes; Structural timber / Footnotes / Bibliography.
Keywords: Archaeology, Church History, Cork City, dominican, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Jones, Carleton. Temples of Stone: Exploring the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland. Cork, The Collins Press, 2007. 22 cm x 27.5 cm. XI, 334 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: The Quest for Understanding / Antiquarians and Archaeologists / The Megaliths / The World Before Megaliths / The Idea of the Monumental / Building a Megalithic Tomb / Neolithic Society / Kinnagarns Lower court tomb, County Leitrim / Deerpark central court tomb, County Sligo / Monuments for Outsiders / Poulabrone portal tomb, County Clare / Mapping Neolithic Territories / Space and Time Transformed / The Cult of the Ancestors / Audley’stown court tomb, County Down / Journeys to the Otherwold / Breaking Through to the Other Side / Moving Through the Cosmos by Moving Through the Monument / Metgaliths and Nature / Cahirguillamore, County Limerick / Megalithic Landscapes / Knowth / Newgrange /Inside the House of Dagda / Dowth / The Last Megalithic Tombs / Lough Gur wedge tomb, County Limerick / The World after Megaliths / Sites Worth Visiting etc.
Keywords: Archaeology, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Irish Mythology, Irish Travel, Megalith, Megalithic, Newgrange
|Laing, Lloyd. The Archaeology of Celtic Britain and Ireland, C. AD 400 – 1200. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006. 19 cm x 25 cm. XIV, 406 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Introduction: Who were the Celts? / The Celtic world / Settlements / Farming / Everyday objects and equipment / Industry and technology / Trade and communications / Clothes and jewellry / Art and ornament / The church / South-western Britain / Wales / Ireland and the Isle of Man / Southern Scotland and northern England / Northern Scotland / Epilogue: The end of Celtic Britain and Ireland.
Keywords: Ancient History, Archaeology, British History, Celtic History, Celts, Irish History, Irish Interest, Isle of Man, Scotland
|Macalister, Robert. The Archaeology of Ireland. London, Bracken Books, 1996. 13.5 cm x 21.5 cm. XIII, 386 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Browning of page edges. Clean inside with intact binding.
Includes the following chapters: Before the First Immigrations / The Earliest Immigrants / Baltic and Iberian Immigrants. The Later Beachcombers / Megaliths, their Classification and Chronology / The Protomegalithic Culture / The Deuteromegalithic Culture / The Epimegalithic Culture / The Inflitrations of Iron / Defences and Dwellings / The Background of the Transition to Christianity.
Keywords: Archaeology, Irish History, Megalithic, Prehistory, Stone Age
|O Floinn, Raghnall. Irish Shrines & Reliquaries of the Middle Ages. Dublin, Town House and Country House, 1994. 16 cm x 24 cm. 46 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following essays: The Cult of Relics in Ireland / The Use of Relics / Types of Relics / Inscriptions / Names of Relics / Families Assoicated with Surviving Reliquaries.
Keywords: Archaeology, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Relics
|O’Brien, William. Bronze Age Copper Mining in Britain and Ireland. Princes Risborough, Shire Publications, 1996. 15 cm x 21 cm. 64 pages including photos and illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. [Shire Archaeology]
Includese the following chapters: Introduction / Distribution / History of Research / Technology / Bronze Age Mining in Ireland / Ross Island / Mount Gabriel / Bronze Age Mining in Wales / The Great Orme / Bronze Age Mining in England / Alderley Edge / Copper Mining in the Bronze Age / Sites and Museums to Visit / Further Reading.
Keywords: Archaeology, British History, Irish History, Irish Interest, Minerals, Mining
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