[Epub] Home By Francis Pryor – E-inbusiness.co.uk

Home In Home Francis Pryor, Author Of The Making Of The British Landscape, Archaeologist And Broadcaster, Takes Us On His Lifetime S Quest To Discover The Origins Of Family Life In Prehistoric BritainFrancis Pryor S Search For The Origins Of Our Island Story Has Been The Quest Of A Lifetime In Home, The Time Team Expert Explores The First Nine Thousand Years Of Life In Britain, From The Retreat Of The Glaciers To The Romans Departure Tracing The Settlement Of Domestic Communities, He Shows How Archaeology Enables Us To Reconstruct The Evolution Of Habits, Traditions And Customs But This, Too, Is Francis Pryor S Own Story Of His Passion For Unearthing Our Past, From Yorkshire To The West Country, Lincolnshire To Wales, Digging In Freezing Winters, Arid Summers, Mud And Hurricanes, Through Frustrated Journeys And Euphoric Discoveries Evocative And Intimate, Home Shows How, In Going About Their Daily Existence, Our Prehistoric Ancestors Created The Institution That Remains At The Heart Of The Way We Live Now The Family Under His Gaze, The Land Starts To Fill With Tribes And Clans Wandering This Way And That, Leaving Traces That Can Still Be Seen Today Pryor Feels The Land Rather Than Simply Knowing It Guardian Former President Of The Council For British Archaeology, Dr Francis Pryor Has Spent Over Thirty Years Studying Our Prehistory He Has Excavated Sites As Diverse As Bronze Age Farms, Field Systems And Entire Iron Age Villages He Appears Frequently On TV S Time Team And Is The Author Of The Making Of The British Landscape, Seahenge, As Well As Britain BC And Britain AD, Both Of Which He Adapted And Presented As Channel 4 Series.Show More Show Less

10 thoughts on “Home

  1. says:

    If I have one criticism of this book it is that Francis Pryor tends to lose a bit of focus at times and meanders off the subject at hand Be that as it may I can feast on Pryor s books all day long As usual, he is easy to read and one always learns.

  2. says:

    Unlike thefocused Seahenge, Francis Pryor s Home tries to cover a lot of ground no less than looking at the roots of family life in the Neolithic world, and its development through to recorded history There s a lot of evidence to look at, but a lot of it doesn t deal directly with the home in fact, Pryor discusses Seahenge a

  3. says:

    To describe this book as interesting sounds like damning with faint praise but it isn t Pryor s book is genuinely interesting He brings all his experience as an archaeologist to bear on looking at pre Roman Britain from an angle whi...

  4. says:

    A fairly convincing view of the likely lifestyle and organisation of live in Mesolithic, Neolithic, and Iron Age in Britain and he very occasionally touches on Ireland that focuses on the family unit as being key as opposed to grander societal structures This idea is compellingly put, but it is maybe pushed very slightly too far to the exclusio

  5. says:

    A very readable work which covers the full sweep of prehistoric Britain and examines what we can learn of family life and its implictions for the wider community Pryor has an assured, conversational style which is very accessible.Plus I have to give marks to someone who casually ment...

  6. says:

    A really interesting read, Francis Pryor knows how to tell a story and does not get too technical so that the average reader can get a lot of useful insight without being blinded by science It really opened my eyes to how people were living some 6000 ...

  7. says:

    Francis Pryor obviously loves what he does and the land and the people If you have an interest in British prehistory and you haven t read Pryor do so You will be in for a treat.

  8. says:

    A very enjoyable, erudite and all round super book from a major figure of the field and of course a regular on Time Team.Opening with life in the Continent connected Britain of just after the end of the last Ice Age, the book covers a lot of ground in stages, ending with Celtic Britain and a bit about the time of the Romans But the heart of this book maybe I should say hearth is the

  9. says:

    On a whole very interesting, with a lot of interesting and new to me at least information, but it was in need of a serious editing I know a lotabout My Pryors morning routine than I have ever imagined knowing.

  10. says:

    This book contains some interesting facts for those lay readers wanting to learnabout early British history It s good that he is willing to speculate and offer his own opinion rather than simply sticking to proven facts.But the book is a bit superficial and too folksy even for lay readers It covers too much historical ground in my view a lot on the Neolithic and Mesolithic and then only touches on Bronz

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