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Author Aldhouse-Green, Miranda J. (Miranda Jane), author.

Title Bog bodies uncovered : solving Europe's ancient mystery / Miranda Aldhouse-Green ; foreword by Val McDermid.

Publication Info. New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    930.1 ALD    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    930.1 ALD    Available
Description 223 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index.
Contents Foreword / Val McDermid -- Unveiling the dead : introducing the bog bodies of ancient Europe -- Discoveries & discoverers -- The world of the bog people : space, time and society -- The magic of bog preservation -- Crime scene investigation : the application of forensic science -- Accident, execution or murder? -- Modis operandi : ways of killing -- Instrumental violence : abuse with purpose -- The chosen ones -- Natural born killers -- Bog deaths & human sacrifice -- Listening to the dead : bog bodies uncovered.
Summary It is time for a new book about bog bodies: the number of known bodies is growing. Lindow Man, the famous 'Pete Marsh' discovered in Cheshire in the 1980s, has been joined by new finds from Ireland and elsewhere. Who were these unfortunate people, and why were they killed?
Subject Bog bodies -- Europe.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Europe.
Prehistoric peoples -- Europe.
Violence -- Europe -- History.
Wounds and injuries -- Europe -- History.
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Europe -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780500051825 (hardcover)
0500051828 (hardcover)

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