Readership: This volume will be of interest to students and scholars of prehistory and archaeology, as well as those of heritage and environmental studies.
Dennis Harding, Abercromby Professor Emeritus of Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
Dennis Harding was Abercromby Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh from 1977-2007. He has directed excavations of Iron Age sites from Wessex to the Western Isles.
"Harding is to be congratulated in providing a comprehensive review of hillforts." - Current Archaeology
List of Illustrations
1: Defining Issues
2: History of Hillfort Studies
3: Anatomy of Hillfort Enclosure
4: Inside and Outside of Hillforts
5: Hillforts in the Landscape
7: Function 1: Defence
8: Function 2: Social, Economic, Ritual
9: Documentary Sources
10: Ethnographic Models
11: Conclusion: A Sense of Place