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'Changing times: the emergence of a Bronze Age on the Isle of Man'

Date(s): February 2014

Creator(s): Crellin, Rachel Joanne

Scope & Content: Illustrated doctorate thesis with appendices submitted to School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University. The thesis examines the changes and interpretation of change within the Ronaldsway Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, focusing on stone and bronze axes as a means to explore the effects of changing technology. Chapters covered: Late Neolithic and the Early Bronze Age in Britain and Ireland; Ronaldsway Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age on the Isle of Man; relations between axes, metal, stone and people; relations with the dead; relations with the earth; relations across the sea: a new narrative for an emerging Manx Bronze Age. Appendices includes: Bronze Age burials on the Isle of Man; Early Bronze Age metalwork; Late Neolithic burials; excluded sites from study; RTB axes; Ronaldsway earthfast jar; settlement evidence; use and wear analysis of axes.

Language: English

Extent: 1 folder (381 pages)

Item name: thesis

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 13525

Record class: Private

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