The lowlands of the Humber Basin form one of Britain's most extensive wetland areas. This book reveals for the first time the buried ancient landscapes which lie under the peat. It is the result of a ten-year English Heritage funded project, which aimed to identify and explore this archaeology before it was damaged by peat extraction, development and drainage.
Introduction; Natural History; Prehistoric Wetland Exploitation; 'Lake Dwellings' and Prehistoric Wetland Settlement; Wetlands as Waterways; Later Prehistoric Ritual; Roman Wetland Colonisation; Medieval Wetland Exploitation; The Drainage of the Humber Wetlands; The Archaeology of a Dynamic Landscape; Bibliography; Index.
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Robert Van de Noort is Head of Archaeology at the University of Exeter, and was one of the Directors of the Humber Wetlands Project.
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