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Bloody Old Britain: O.G.S. Crawford and the Archaeology of Modern Life Hardcover – 1 May 2008

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Granta Books; First Edition edition (1 May 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1862078734
  • ISBN-13: 978-1862078734
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 3 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 583,668 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Fascinating and inspired...[an] absorbing and highly original book.
-- Literary Review

Hauser's biography casts a sideways shadow on the Britishness we are now trying to define. -- The Times

Kitty Hauser has produced a brilliant biography, dealing not only with the man but also the age.
-- Current Archaeology

The fact that Kitty Hauser has managed to construct such a compelling read ... represents a triumph. -- The Sunday Telegraph

[A] cautionary tale of hubris and ideology, told with imagination and wry sympathy. -- The Sunday Times

[A] powerful beautifully focused biography. -- Mail on Sunday

[An] impressive piece of intellectual history; strangely moving, and impeccably written.
-- The Independent

[It] resurrects an intriguing character from the history of archaeology...[and] recreates a vanished way of looking at history itself. -- BBC History Magazine

About the Author

Kitty Hauser is the author of "Stanley Spencer" and "Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology and the British Landscape."


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