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Introduction

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print April 1996 | ISBN: 9780748608584
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748670710 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter provides an introduction to the archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles. It stresses the importance of the island environment in affecting cultural forms. It details the development of research from the antiquarians, notably Erskine Beveridge, to the modern period.

Keywords: Archaeology; Islands; Antiquarians; Beveridge; Vallay

Chapter.  5860 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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