absorbing (Peter Thonemann, Times Literary Supplement
a building block in a better understanding of European prehistory. (Ronald Hutton, Time & Mind: The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture
About the Author
Richard Bradley is Professor in Archaeology at the University of Reading, where he has been a member of staff since 1971. He has undertaken research on most periods of prehistory, with a special emphasis on the archaeology of the British Isles, the Iberian Peninsula, and South Scandinavia. His main concerns are with the interpretation of ancient landscapes, monumental architecture, rock art, and the deposition of Bronze Age metalwork. He has excavated mainly in Wessex, the Lake District, Aberdeenshire, Perthshire, and Inverness-shire, and has undertaken fieldwork in Sweden, Galicia, northern Portugal, and Castille.