Hillforts of Cardigan Bay, The: Discovering the Iron Age Communities of Ceredigion

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Toby Driver

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THIS TITLE IS NOT YET PUBLISHED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2021 – ANY ORDERS PLACED WILL BE CHARGED WHEN ORDERED & DISPATCHED WHEN IN STOCK

This book brings alive the people who built and lived in the hillforts of Cardigan Bay through examining the artefacts found and discussing the hillforts in light of what we know about Iron Age society.  Combined with Toby Driver’s photographs from land, sea and air and his many reconstruction drawings, you can feel yourself in the Iron Age landscape. Patterns of daily life, of ritual and ceremony are all described, as well as the building arrangements and feasting that might have occurred during the construction of a hillfort.

Also covering the end of the preceding Bronze Age and the Roman period that followed the Iron Age, the book is an excellent companion to several centuries of Ceredigion’s history.

This new edition includes minor text amends and updated photographs of sites and finds.

Dr Toby Driver is an aerial archaeologist with the Welsh Royal Commission and studied the hillforts of north Ceredigion for his PhD. He has written a number of books and articles about Welsh archaeology and hillforts and has co-directed excavations on Iron Age and Roman sites in west Wales. He is a Fellowof the Society of Antiquaries of London and a Trustee of the Cambrian Archaeological Association.

Paperback | 192 pages | 242 x 171 mm | 2016, Revised edition September 2021
Colour and black & white illustrations
ISBN 978-1-910839-56-0

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