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Dun Eistean

Rachel C. Barrowman

ISBN 10: 0861525396 / ISBN 13: 9780861525393
Published by Acair
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Title: Dun Eistean

Publisher: Acair

Binding: Paperback / softback

Book Condition: New

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The dramatic setting of the small island of Dłn Čistean atop rocky cliffs and the north end of the Western Isles of Scotland is the scene for the archaeological fieldwork that is presented in this book. The results of detailed excavation and survey work, artefactual, environmental and dating specialist reports are combined with fascinating historical research to tell the story of this defended local stronghold that was caught up in the conflict and politics turmoil experienced between the islands and the mainland governmental authorities in Scotland in the 1500's and early 1600's AD.

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Rachel Barrowman has worked as a field archaeologist since 1990 and is a Research Associate at the University of Glasgow. She was Assistant Director of the excavations at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall between 1990 and 1999, and has also recently published her work on the chapel and burial ground at St Ninian's Isle, Shetland. She is the director of the Dłn Čistean Archaeology Project (DEAP) excavations and the Lewis Coastal Chapel-sites Survey, and lives and works with her husband and children in Ness.

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