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By Vicki Cummings

At the guts of this research are the early Neolithic chambered tombs of the Irish Sea region, outlined as west Wales, the west coast of northern Britain, coastal south and western Scotland, the western isles and the Isle of guy, and the jap coast of eire. so as to comprehend those monuments, there has to be a broader attention in their panorama settings. The panorama atmosphere of the chambered tombs is taken into account intimately, either total and during a couple of particular case reports, incorporating a wider zone than has been formerly thought of. Cummings investigates the heritage opposed to which the Neolithic started within the Irish Sea region and what ended in the adoption of Neolithic practices, equivalent to the development of monuments. Following on from this, she considers what the chambered tombs and panorama can upload to our realizing of the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. This quantity goals to include panorama research right into a broader realizing of the Neolithic series during this zone and past. it is going to offer an advent to the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Irish Sea sector, in addition to a precis of prior paintings in this topic. It additionally bargains a place to begin for destiny learn and a greater realizing of this area.

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