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New book: Prehistoric Yorkshire by Jan Harding

posted 12 Mar 2011, 07:32 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 1 Feb 2016, 15:08 ]
Fully illustrated throughout with monochrome and colour images and written by a highly regarded authority on the prehistoric archaeology of Yorkshire. In this fascinating new book Dr Jan Harding, Senior Lecturer in Later Prehistory at Newcastle University, traces the archaeological heritage of Yorkshire through its many phases of human occupation. This exploration of Yorkshire's past takes the reader on a journey of understanding, from the county's very earliest inhabitants, through to Neolithic and Bronze Age monument builders, and arriving at the historic period. The book also incorporates the very latest in our understanding of archaeological remnants of this area, through up to date research and the author's interpretation of the latest findings.

Dr Jan Harding is originally from the Black Country, in the West Midlands, and studied for his first degree at Sheffied University. His PhD, at Reading University, was on the Neolithic monuments of lowland England. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Later Prehistory at Newcastle University. He is well-known for his programme of research at Thornborough Henges.

Due to be published on 1 March 2011 by Amberley Press, Stroud. ISBN 978-1848682399. Paperback price £17.99 (advertised at: at£12.59 +p&p;  Bookshop Online £13.49 + p&p)