Historical Archaeology Undergrads: essential books

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Roman Britain (Blackwell Classic Histories of England)
1.  Roman Britain (Blackwell Classic Histories of England) by Malcolm Todd
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  "Fantastically comprehensive and readable with information on both the history and archaeology of Roman Britain."
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An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
2.  An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by C. J. Arnold
The list author says:
  "Highly recommended, essential for the study of this period. A refreshing approach to Anglo-Saxon Archaeology."
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Hadrian's Wall (Penguin History)
3.  Hadrian's Wall (Penguin History) by David J Breeze
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  "Portable, readable and comprehensive on the Roman frontiers of Britain. Lots of useful facts in the appendices."
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The Archaeology of Britain: An Introduction from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Industrial Revolution
4.  The Archaeology of Britain: An Introduction from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Industrial Revolution by John Hunter
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  "A staple for beginners and first year students. Covers all periods and is well presented and easy to follow."
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The Archaeology of Death and Burial
5.  The Archaeology of Death and Burial by Mike Parker Pearson
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  "From Parker-Pearson of Sheffield University, a good theoretical and conceptual look at mortuary archaeology."
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings
6.  The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings by Peter Sawyer
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  "Beautifully presented book which covers all areas and periods of the viking age. Very historical."
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Roman Britain (Historical Map and Guide)
7.  Roman Britain (Historical Map and Guide) by Ordnance Survey
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  "For map fans: very useful to get your bearings in Roman Britain, particularly when studying Hadrian's Wall."
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Towns of Roman Britain
8.  Towns of Roman Britain by John Wacher
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  "A classic and an essential. Useful to have for reference, very comprehensive."
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Wessex to 1000 AD (Regional History of England)
9.  Wessex to 1000 AD (Regional History of England) by Barry Cunliffe
The list author says:
  "Excellent, comprehensive and readable."
28.99   Used & New from: 6.90

Inscriptions of Roman Britain (LACTOR)
10.  Inscriptions of Roman Britain (LACTOR) by Brian Dobson
The list author says:
  "Good collection of inscriptions, all translated and with commentary. Nicely done, good for some impressive essay additions!"
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