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By Hugo Anderson-Whymark,Duncan Garrow,Fraser Sturt

The prehistories of england and eire are inescapably entwined with continental eu narratives. The principal target this is to discover ‘cross-channel’ relationships all through later prehistory, investigating the archaeological hyperlinks (material, social, cultural) among the components we now name Britain and eire, and continental Europe, from the Mesolithic via to the tip of the Iron Age. because the separation from the ecu mainland of eire (c. 16,000 BC) and Britain (c. 6000 BC), their island nature has been noticeable as important to many facets of lifestyles inside of them, supporting to outline their senses of id, and forming a vital a part of their neighbourly dating with continental Europe and with one another. despite the fact that, it is very important keep in mind that the encircling seaways have usually served to attach in addition to to split those islands from the continent. In impending the topic of ‘continental connections’ within the long term, and by means of bringing quite a few assorted archaeological views (associated with varied classes) to endure on it, this quantity offers a brand new a brand new synthesis of the ebbs and flows of the cross-channel dating over the process 15,000 years of later prehistory, allowing clean understandings and new insights to emerge concerning the in detail associated trajectories of switch in either regions.

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