H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white with 16 colour plates
Published Jan 2017
Through an analysis of glass beads from four key study regions in Britain, the book aims to explore the role that this object played within the networks and relationships that constructed Iron Age society.
Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Previous Approaches to Glass Beads; Chapter 3: Glass Beads & Dress; Chapter 4: The Nature of the Archaeological Resource in the Regions; Chapter 5: Typological Conundrums, Quandaries, and Resolutions; Chapter 6: Form and Regional Identity; Chapter 7: Archaeological Context; Chapter 8: Regional Bodily Adornment; Chapter 9: Glass Beads in their Social Context; Appendix A: Terminology & Guide to Recording Glass Beads; Appendix B: Guido Iron Age Glass Bead Types; Appendix C: List of All New Types; Guide to the Illustrated Glass Beads; Bibliography; Index
‘…[A] useful book which will find a place on specialists’ bookshelves and has things to offer a wider audience.’ – H.E.M. Cool (2018): Archaeological Journal, DOI: 10.1080/00665983.2018.1531596