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  • The Prehistoric Settlement of Britainby Richard Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author ? colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects have been brought together to formulate a structure... more...

  • The Significance of Monumentsby Richard Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The Neolithic period, when agriculture began and many monuments - including Stonehenge - were constructed, is an era fraught with paradoxes and ambiguities. Starting in the Mesolithic and carrying his analysis through to the Late Bronze Age, Richard Bradley sheds light on this complex period and the changing consciousness of these prehistoric peoples.... more...

  • Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europeby Richard Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    This fascinating study explores how our prehistoric ancestors developed rituals from everyday life and domestic activities. Richard Bradley contends that for much of the prehistoric period, ritual was not a distinct sphere of activity. Rather it was the way in which different features of the domestic world were played out until they took on qualities... more...

  • The Prehistory of Britain and Irelandby Richard Bradley

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    This 2007 book presents a new interpretation of the prehistory of Britain and Ireland. more...

  • The Greatest Gameby Richard Bradley

    Free Press 2008; US$ 19.99

    In this spellbinding book, Richard Bradley tells the story of what was surely the greatest major league game of our lifetime and perhaps in the history of professional baseball. That game, played at Fenway Park on the afternoon of October 4, 1978, was the culmination of one of the most tense, emotionally wrought seasons ever, between baseball's two... more...

  • Image and Audienceby Richard Bradley

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 109.99

    In this extensively illustrated study, Richard Bradley asks why ancient objects were created and when and how they were used. He considers how the first definitions of prehistoric artworks were made, and the ways in which they might be related to practices in the visual arts today. - ;There have been many accounts of prehistoric 'art', but... more...

  • Harvard Rulesby Richard Bradley

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    It is the richest, most influential, most powerful university in the world, but at the beginning of 2001, Harvard was in crisis. Students complained that a Harvard education had grown mediocre. Professors charged that the university cared more about money than about learning. Harvard may have possessed a $19 billion endowment, but had it lost its... more...

  • The Idea of Orderby Richard Bradley

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 109.99

    Richard Bradley investigates the idea of circular buildings - whether houses or public architecture - which, though unfamiliar in the modern West, were a feature of many parts of prehistoric Europe. Why did so many people build circular monuments? Why did they choose to live in circular houses, when other communities rejected them? Why was it that... more...

  • An Archaeology of Natural Placesby Richard Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This volume explores why natural places such as caves, mountains, springs and rivers assumed a sacred character in European prehistory, and how the evidence for this can be analysed in the field. It shows how established research on votive deposits, rock art and production sites can contribute to a more imaginative approach to the prehistoric landscape,... more...

  • Harvard Rulesby Richard Bradley

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    It is the richest, most influential, most powerful university in the world, but at the beginning of 2001, Harvard was in crisis. Students complained that a Harvard education had grown mediocre. Professors charged that the university cared more about money than about learning. Harvard may have possessed a $19 billion endowment, but had it lost its... more...