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Later Prehistory of Britain - 40 credits (HST530)

This module examines the later prehistory of Britain from 1750 BC to the Roman Conquest. It deals with the period thematically examining the following issues: individuality (through the study of burial rites in Yorkshire, Wessex and southern England); the house and household (through examples ranging from Wessex to Shetland): social relations between, individuals, families and the wider community (through the exchange of Bronze artefacts, the development of the iron industry and pottery production); and the wider landscape-setting as an arena for social action, covering area such as Dartmoor, the Wessex downlands and the Fens.