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Foragers, Farmers and Fishers in a Coastal Landscape: An Intercultural Archaelogical Survey of the Shannon Estuary, 1992-7

by  Aidan O'Sullivan
€ 45.00

Book Details

Published by Discovery Programme

December 2001

Hardback

Number of pages: 345

ISBN: 9781874045854

Leading archaeologist Aidan O'Sullivan devised and carried out a survey of the archaeological heritage of the intertidal zone of the Shannon estuary and the Fergus estuary. The survey introduces a new perspective to Irish archaeology and uncovers a wealth of new types of evidence. This material is brought together in a monograph that provides us with an unparalleled view of past life and times of an Irish estuary.

About the authors

Aidan O'Sullivan

Aidan O'Sullivan, PhD, is a Professor at the School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, and a Principal Investigator of the Early Medieval Archaeology Project. His research interests are in early medieval Britain and Ireland; experimental archaeology; and wetland archaeology and environments around the world. His recent books include Rethinking wetland archaeology (2006) and The Oxford handbook of wetland archaeology (2013).