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Bibliography: general research and interpretations

Avery, M. 1986. ‘Stoning and Fire’ at hillfort entrances in southern Britain. World Archaeology, 18/2, pp.216-30.

Bowden, M.C.B. and McOmish, D. 1987, The required barrier, Scottish Archaeological Review, 4, 76-84.

Bowden, M.C.B. and McOmish, D. 1989, Little boxes: more about hillforts, Scottish Archaeological Review, 6, 12-16.

Collis, J. 1996. Hill-forts, enclosures and boundaries, in Champion, T. and Collis, J.R. (eds) The Iron Age in Britain and Ireland: Recent Trends. Sheffield: J.R. Collis Publications, pp87-94.

Collis, J. 2010 Why do we still dig Iron Age ramparts? in Celticus Bibracte 19

Cunliffe, B. 1990. Before hillforts, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 9.3, 323-36.

Cunliffe, B. 1992. Pits, preconceptions and propitiation in the British Iron Age, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 11.1, 69-83.

Cunliffe, B. 1994. After hillforts, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 13.1, 71-84.

Gosden, C. and Lock, G. 1998. Prehistoric histories, World Archaeology. 30.1, pp2-12.

Gosden, C. and Lock, G. Forthcoming. The aesthetics of landscape on the Berkshire Downs, in C. Haselgrove and R. Pope (eds) The earlier Iron Age in Britain and the near continent. Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 279-92.

Grant, E. 1986. Hill-forts, Central Places and territories, in Grant. E. (ed) Central Places, Archaeology and History, Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield, 13-26.

Guilbert, G. (ed) 1981, Hillfort Studies: essays for A.H.A. Hogg, Leicester University Press.

Guilbert, G. 1975, Planned Hillfort Interiors, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 41, 203-21. Gwilt, A. and Hazelgrove, C. 1997. Approaching the Iron Age. In Gwilt, A. and Hazelgrove, C. (eds) Reconstructing Iron Age Societies. Oxford: Oxbow Monograph 71. pp.1-8.

Hamilton, S. and Manley, J. 2001. Hillforts, monumentality and place: a chronological and topographic review of first millennium BC hillforts of south-east England. European Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 4(1), pp7-42.

Harding, D.W. (ed), 1976, Hillforts: later prehistoric earthworks in Britain and Ireland, Academic Press.

Hazelgrove, C.C. 1986. Central places in British Iron Age studies: a review and some problems. In Grant, E. (ed) Central Places, Archaeology and History, pp.3-12. Sheffield: J.R.Collis Publications.

Hill, J.D. 1995. How should we understand Iron Age societies and hillforts? A contextual study from southern Britain. In Hill, J.D. and Cumberpatch, C.G. (eds) Different Iron Ages, studies on the Iron Age in Temperate Europe. Oxford: British Archaeological Report International Series 602, pp.45-66.

Hill, J.D. 1996. Hillforts and the Iron Age of Wessex, in Champion, T. and Collis, J.R. (eds) The Iron Age in Britain and Ireland: Recent Trends. Sheffield: J.R. Collis Publications, pp.95-116.

Jesson, M. and Hill, D. (eds), 1971, The Iron Age and its Hill-forts, Southampton University.

Sharples, N. 1991. Warfare in Iron Age Wessex. Scottish Archaeological Review, 4, pp.70-75.

Stopford, J. 1987. Danebury: an alternative view, Scottish Archaeological Review, 4, pp.70-75.


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