The Neolithic of the Western Isles

Squair, Robert Hay (1998) The Neolithic of the Western Isles. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

An understanding of a neolithic of the Western Isles is developed through an examination of ceramics, incorporating both domestic and mortuary assemblages, from a variety of sites in the region. This empirical focus, exploring alternative explanations of the surviving evidence, demonstrates the interpretive potential of archaeological ceramics, in which the artefactual evidence is employed to establish a more comprehensive understanding of social discourse. A regional history of the Western Isles during the neolithic, encompassing both the artefactual and monumental evidence, is developed.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: John Barrett
Keywords: Archaeology
Date of Award: 1998
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1998-75387
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 20:20
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 20:20
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75387

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