Gwent in Prehistory and Early History is the first in a major series of five authoritative volumes on the history of Gwent from Prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. In this vast time-span, south-east Wales has been at the heart of historic changes that have affected both England and Wales. These changes will be fully explored in Volume I Gwent in Prehistory and Early History; Volume II Gwent in the Middle Ages, 1070-1536; Volume III Early Modern Gwent, 1530-1780; Volume IV Industrial Gwent, 1780-1914; and Volume V Twentieth-century Gwent. In Volume I there are chapters on: the Palaeolithic age; the Mesolithic age; the Neolithic age; Bronze age society; the iron age; the coming of the Romans; Roman Gwent; early medieval society; the structures of society; the literary tradition; clas and llan; llysoedd; the coming of the Normans.
|Publication date:||29th June 2004|
|Publisher:||University of Wales Press|
Miranda Aldhouse-Green is Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University. Ray Howell is Reader in History and Medieval Archaeology at the University of Wales Newport. He has directed archaeological excavations on Iron Age, Roman and medieval sites in Gwent and has published widely on the history and archaeology of Wales.More About Miranda Aldhouse-Green