In Search of Cult

In Search of Cult

Archaeological Investigations in honour of Philip Rahtz

Edited by Martin Carver

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Overview

Overview

Exploration of cult activity in Britain, Western Europe, North America, Australia, and South Africa, from prehistory to the modern world.
Philip Rahtz's years of tenure at York were marked by substantialdevelopments both within the department and in the larger world of field archaeology. He operated with scholarship and practical energyat both ends of his profession, and now colleagues and associatesgather to honour him in a volume of essays devoted to the archaeologicalsearch for cult - a search now undertaken all the more confidentlyas scientific system is increasingly employed in this vital area ofenquiry.

Contributors: Prehistoric: ANN WOODWARD, RICK TURNER, GRAHAMWEBSTER and MARGARET GRAY.
Dark Ages: S.M. HIRST, TANIA M. DICKINSON, CATHERINE HILLS, MARK WHYMAN, HENRIETTA QUINNELL, JAMES GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, MARKJOHNSON, WARWICK RODWELL and JIM GOULD.
Medieval: HEATHER JAMES, ROBERTA GILCHRIST, RICHARD MORRIS, PETER LEACH, PETER ELLIS, GRENVILLE G. ASTILL, SUSAN M. WRIGHT, MICKASTON and JAMES BOND.
Modern: HAROLD MYTUM, PATRICIA M. ELLISON, IAN BURROW, RONJ. LAMPERT, ALAN TURNER, LAWRENCE BUTLER and L. WATTS.

Details

August 1993
15 black and white, 64 line illustrations
256 pages
29.7x21 cm
ISBN: 9780851153377
Format: Hardback
Boydell Press
BIC HBG, 2AB, 3J
BISAC REL020000, HIS000000
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