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Title:
Bog bodies uncovered : solving Europe's ancient mystery
Author:
Aldhouse-Green, Miranda J. (Miranda Jane), author.
Publication Information:
New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015.

©2015
Physical Description:
223 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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?
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780500051825
Format :
Book