To the Islands

By: Steven Mithen

To the Islands

  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: Two Ravens Press
  • ISBN: 9781906120559
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Synopsis

To the Islands is a deeply personal memoir of archaeologist Steven Mithen's 25-year quest to uncover the world of Mesolithic hunter-gatherers in the Western Isles - and an elegiac defense of archaeology as a lifelong passion. To the Islands recounts in fascinating detail the ongoing research Mithen has undertaken to reconstruct the lifestyles of Mesolithic hunter-gatherers who lived in the Hebrides around 7000BC - before the rise of Neolithic farming communities. Mithen takes the reader on an epic journey which begins with the development of research plans leading to the discovery of Mesolithic sites, and follows their subsequent excavations. It comes to end with a visit to the Small Isles, where the author reflects on what he has achieved during over two decades of research in the Hebrides, and on the adventure still to come. Mithen's engaging, fluent and effortlessly erudite style keeps the book firmly accessible to the general reader of popular science, archaeology, history.

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