Publication of Prehistory in the Yorkshire Dales

PLACE and the Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research Trust are pleased to announce the publication of a major new book, Prehistory in the Yorkshire Dales edited by Roger Martlew. Based on the papers presented at our conference in Grassington in 2009, this lavishly illustrated book contains original research results on all prehistoric periods in the Dales. 

Prehistory in the Yorkshire Dales

Contents:
Terry O’Connor.  The changing environment of the Yorkshire Dales during the Late and Post-Glacial periods.
Roger Jacobi and Tom Lord. The Earliest Humans in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Tim Taylor. Caves in Context: Research Agendas for the Underground Environment.
Tom Lord. The Early Neolithic skeletons from Elbolton Cave, Wharfedale: Europe’s oldest mummies?
Alan King. A Review of the land use and settlement of the Ingleborough massif throughout the prehistoric and Romano-British periods.
T.C. Laurie with N.W. Mahaffy and R.F. White. Co-axial field systems in Swaledale: a reassessment following recent fieldwork.
Roger Martlew. Late Prehistory and the Roman Iron Age in Upper Wharfedale: problems, potential and progress.

The book is dedicated to the memory of Roger Jacobi, who sadly died before it was published.  An appreciation by Nick Aston appears in the book.

The book costs £10.00 + £1.50 P & P and is available from:
Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX.  Please make cheques payable to ‘PLACE’.

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