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OF MODERN KNOWLEDGE

 

PREHISTORIC BRITAIN

By ROBERT MUNRO, M.A., M.D., LL.D., F.R.S.E.

 

London

WILLIAMS & NORGATE


HENRY HOLT & Co., New York

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Editors:

HERBERT FISHER, M.A., F.B.A., LL.D.

Prof. GILBERT MURRAY D.LITT., LL.D., F.B.A.

Prof. J. ARTHUR THOMSON, M.A., LL.D.

Prof. WILLIAM T. BREWSTER, M.A.
 (Columbia Univeasity, U.S.A.)

NEW YORK
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PREHISTORIC
BRITAIN

 

BY
ROBERT MUNRO
M.A., M.D., LL.D., F.R.S.E.

AUTHOR OF "THE LAKE DWELLINGS OF
EUROPE," "ARCHÆOLOGY AND FALSE
ANTIQUITIES," "PALÆOLITHIC MAN AND
TBRRAMARA SETTLEMENTS IM EUROPE,"
ETC.

LONDON
WILLIAMS AND NORGATE

 

CONTENTS

CHAP.
PAGE
  1. I
    INTRODUCTION—THE LAND—FAUNA—FLORA—ICE AGE—MAN
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    7
  1. II
    EVIDENTIAL MATERIALS—EARLY DISCOVERIES—LYELL'S "ANTIQUITY OF MAN"
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    23
  1. III
    EVIDENTIAL MATERIALS (continued)— FURTHER DISCOVERIES in BRITAIN, BELGIUM, AND FRANCE
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    44
  1. IV
    PALÆOLITHIC TYPES OF MAN—THEIR CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    68
  1. V
    THE TRANSITION FROM PALÆOLITHIC TO NEOLITHIC CIVILIZATION—THE "HIATUS" PROBLEM AND SUBMERGENCE OF THE LAND
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    100
  1. VI
    ARTS AND INDUSTRIES OF THE NEOLITHIC AND BRONZE AGES
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    134
  1. VII
    EARLY IRON AGE—HALLSTATT, LA TÈNE, AND LATE CELTIC PERIODS
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    155
  1. VIII
    RELIGIOSITY AND COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENTS—CROMLECHS, DOLMENS, BARROWS, MENHIRS, ALIGNMENTS, ETC.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    178
  1. IX
    INHABITED SITES AND PROTECTIVE WORKS—CAVES, BEEHIVE HOUSES, HUT-CIRCLES, DENEHOLES, CAMPS, FORTS, LAKE-DWELLINGS, ETC.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    205
  1. X
    BRITISH ETHNOLOGY—RIVER-BED RACE—NEOLITHIC AND BRONZE AGE PEOPLE—BRYTHONS—CONCLUSION
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    228
  1. BIBLIOGRAPHY
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    253
  1. INDEX
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    254


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