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by Thomas Farel Heffernan

Author: Thomas Farel Heffernan
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: University of Texas Press; 1 edition (December 31, 1988)
Pages: 135 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.9
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It happened in Dublin in the early 1960s. While investigating and salvage-excavating the site for a new municipal office complex, archaeologists made one of the most important and exciting discoveries in Ireland's history. Buried beneath the present-day city of Dublin was the original Viking settlement from the ninth or tenth century, in an extraordinary state of preservation: houses, undecayed wood, domestic furniture, jewelry, toys, tools, works of art, coins, plots, paths, a veritable map of the medieval town.

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Heffernan, Thomas Farel, 1933-. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Wood quay : the clash over Dublin's Viking past, Thomas Farel Heffernan.

by Thomas Farel Heffernan. Tells the story of how a group of Dubliner's were able to keep construction crews at bay for eight years while archaeologists studied the remains of an original Viking settlement. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780292790421. Release Date:November 1988.

Heffernan, T. F. (1988). Wood Quay: The Clash over Dublin’s Viking Past. Austin: University of Texas Press. Dublin’s waterfront at Wood Quay. In G. Milne & B. Hobley (Ed., Waterfront Archaeology in Britain and Northern Europe (pp. 109–118). The archaeology of Viking Dublin. In H. B. Clarke & A. Simms (Ed., The Comparative History of Urban Origins in non-Roman Europe (pp. 103–145). International Series 255 (1). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

Wood Quay (Irish: An Ché Adhmaid) is a riverside area of Dublin that was a site of Viking settlement. The site is bounded on the north side by Wood Quay on the River Liffey, on the west by Winetavern Street, on the south by John's Lane and on the east by Fishamble Street. Dublin Corporation acquired Wood Quay gradually between 1950 and 1975, finally announcing that it would be the location of their new offices

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Tells the story of how a group of Dubliner's were able to keep construction crews at bay for eight years while archaeologists studied the remains of an original Viking settlement.

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Account of the battle between archaeologists and developers in the 1960s over Dover's unique quay, which rapidly evolved into a symbol. This book is testimony to the powerful impact of Dublin's citizens who saved large proportions of the site.