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The Upper Thames Valley: An Archaeological Survey of the River Gravels. By Don Benson and David Miles with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton

The Upper Thames Valley: An Archaeological Survey of the River Gravels. By Don Benson and David... REVIEWS standard. The plates, basically good photographs, are numbered with the text pages, an unfortunate practice too often adopted by this publisher, which leads the unwary to assume sixteen more pages of text than are actually present. The book will serve as a useful general introduction for the visitor and a usable starting point for more serious archaeological study. HENRIETTA MILES SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND, ;5oo B.C.-A.D. 6oo. By AILEEN Fox. Pp. 232, Pis. 24, figs. 56. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 197;. Price: £3·95· A revised edition of the volume published in I964 in the Thames and Hudson Ancient Peoples and Places series, incorporating the results of work done during the last decade. INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TAMAR VALLEY. By FRANK BooKER. Pp. ;o;, illus. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, Third revised impression, I974· Price: £;.5o. THE UPPER THAMES vALLEY: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE RIVER GRAVELS. By DoN BENSON and DAVID MILES with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton. Pp. n;, frontis­ piece+ 6 Pis., figs. 19, maps 45· Oxford Archaeological Unit, Oxford, I974· Price: not stated. The Upper Thames valley has witnessed an intensity of occupation in prehistoric and early historic times rivalled by few other regions of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archaeological Journal Taylor & Francis

The Upper Thames Valley: An Archaeological Survey of the River Gravels. By Don Benson and David Miles with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton

Archaeological Journal , Volume 131 (1): 1 – Jan 1, 1974

The Upper Thames Valley: An Archaeological Survey of the River Gravels. By Don Benson and David Miles with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton

Archaeological Journal , Volume 131 (1): 1 – Jan 1, 1974

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REVIEWS standard. The plates, basically good photographs, are numbered with the text pages, an unfortunate practice too often adopted by this publisher, which leads the unwary to assume sixteen more pages of text than are actually present. The book will serve as a useful general introduction for the visitor and a usable starting point for more serious archaeological study. HENRIETTA MILES SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND, ;5oo B.C.-A.D. 6oo. By AILEEN Fox. Pp. 232, Pis. 24, figs. 56. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 197;. Price: £3·95· A revised edition of the volume published in I964 in the Thames and Hudson Ancient Peoples and Places series, incorporating the results of work done during the last decade. INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TAMAR VALLEY. By FRANK BooKER. Pp. ;o;, illus. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, Third revised impression, I974· Price: £;.5o. THE UPPER THAMES vALLEY: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE RIVER GRAVELS. By DoN BENSON and DAVID MILES with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton. Pp. n;, frontis­ piece+ 6 Pis., figs. 19, maps 45· Oxford Archaeological Unit, Oxford, I974· Price: not stated. The Upper Thames valley has witnessed an intensity of occupation in prehistoric and early historic times rivalled by few other regions of

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Taylor & Francis
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© 1974 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
2373-2288
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0066-5983
DOI
10.1080/00665983.1974.11077560
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Abstract

REVIEWS standard. The plates, basically good photographs, are numbered with the text pages, an unfortunate practice too often adopted by this publisher, which leads the unwary to assume sixteen more pages of text than are actually present. The book will serve as a useful general introduction for the visitor and a usable starting point for more serious archaeological study. HENRIETTA MILES SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND, ;5oo B.C.-A.D. 6oo. By AILEEN Fox. Pp. 232, Pis. 24, figs. 56. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 197;. Price: £3·95· A revised edition of the volume published in I964 in the Thames and Hudson Ancient Peoples and Places series, incorporating the results of work done during the last decade. INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TAMAR VALLEY. By FRANK BooKER. Pp. ;o;, illus. David and Charles, Newton Abbot, Third revised impression, I974· Price: £;.5o. THE UPPER THAMES vALLEY: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE RIVER GRAVELS. By DoN BENSON and DAVID MILES with C. J. Balkwill and N. Clayton. Pp. n;, frontis­ piece+ 6 Pis., figs. 19, maps 45· Oxford Archaeological Unit, Oxford, I974· Price: not stated. The Upper Thames valley has witnessed an intensity of occupation in prehistoric and early historic times rivalled by few other regions of

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Published: Jan 1, 1974

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