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By Michael J. Allen,Niall Sharples,Terry O'Connor

This quantity is derived, in inspiration, from a convention held in honour of John Evans by means of the college of heritage and Archaeology and The Prehistoric Society at Cardiff collage in March 2006. It brings jointly papers that tackle issues and landscapes on a number of degrees. They disguise geographical, methodological and thematic components that have been of curiosity to, and have been studied through, John Evans. the quantity is split into 5 sections, which echo subject matters of significance in British prehistory. They contain papers on facets of environmental archaeology, experiments and philosophy; new examine at the nature of wooded area at the chalklands of southern England; coasts and islands; humans, procedure and social order, and snails and shells - a robust a part of John Evans' profession. This quantity provides a number papers interpreting people's interplay with the panorama in all its varieties. The papers offer a various yet cohesive photo of the way archaeological landscapes are considered inside present study frameworks and methods, whereas additionally paying tribute to the cutting edge and inspirational paintings of 1 of the prime protagonists of environmental archaeology and the holistic method of panorama interpretation.

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