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Ancient Life on the Shannon Estuary

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Full title: Foragers, farmers and fishers in a coastal landscape: an intertidal archaeological survey of the Shannon estuary

Creator / Author: Aidan O’Sullivan & others

Item Type / Page count: Book / 345p

When Published: 2001

Publisher / Place of Publication: Royal Irish Academy / 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.

About: This large work examines in great detail the archaelogy, geology, soils, hydrography and paleoenvironmental deposits of the Shannon estuaryand reviews what life was like from in pre-historical times and in subsequent centuries.

ID number(s): 1874045852 / 9781874045854

Chapters: Introduction — Coastal landscapes and environmental change — Neolithic submerged forests, red deer bone and coastal wetland occupation site — Bronze Age house and trackway in coastal wetlands — Early historic and medieval fishtraps — Post-medieval and modern fishtraps — Post-medieval shipwreck, harbours and lighthouses — People, place and time on the Shannon estuary — References — Appendices.

WW Connection #1: C0-author Aiden O’Sullivan is a native of Valleymount in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes photographs, maps and other illustrations

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Link to the author’s online presence on Academia.edu

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