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ISSN 1357-4442Editor: Simon Denison

Issue no 3, April 1995

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Contents

News

English Heritage under fire over blue plaques
Early start for Agricultural Revolution
New paddle at prehistoric boat-yard
In Brief

Features

Power to the Pictish ladies
Symbolic carvings on Pictish stones may support the old idea that women had unusually high status in Pictish society, argues Ross Samson

Show me an industry, show me a town
Medieval towns and pottery industries seem to have developed together. Alan Vince looks at new evidence from Lincoln, London and the west country

Tracing the relics of wartime defence
Britain's 20th century wartime defences are under investigation. Simon Denison reports on the hunt for pill-boxes, tank traps, decoys and other remains

Letters

covering air archaeology, guns and barrows, Roman London and Boxgrove Man

Comment

Struggling amateurs, in need of support
Peter Huggins, a leading amateur archaeologist, is pessimistic about the future for amateur archaeology

Books

Keith Wade on Sutton Hoo
Barbara Bender on cognitive processualism
Ed Dennison on the archaeology of buildings
Margaret Faull on the coal industry

Interview

Simon Denison talks to Margaret Gelling, President of the English Place-Name Society


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