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By Andrew Halpin

Eire is a rustic wealthy in archaeological websites. eire: An Oxford Archaeological advisor presents the final word guide to this interesting historical past. masking the complete island of eire, from Antrim to Wexford, Dublin to Sligo, the e-book includes over 250 plans and illustrations of Ireland's significant archaeological treasures and covers websites courting from the time of the 1st settlers in prehistoric occasions correct as much as the 17th century. The ebook opens with an invaluable creation to the historical past of eire, atmosphere the archaeological fabric in its wider ancient context, after which takes the reader on an remarkable trip in the course of the significant websites and locations of curiosity. each one bankruptcy specializes in a selected countryside and is brought by means of an invaluable survey of the historical past and geography of the zone in query. this can be by means of designated descriptions of the key archaeological websites inside each one sector, prepared alphabetically and together with shuttle instructions, ancient assessment of the positioning, and information of the site's significant gains and the newest on hand archaeological facts. websites of eire, this new quantity will end up valuable to archaeologists, scholars of Irish historical past, and travelers alike.

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