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British Archaeology – Back Issue 114 (Sep/Oct 2010)

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The Big Dig: Happisburgh.

The British Archaeology feature on the project in the news, written by leading Happisburgh scientists and archaeologists Simon Parfitt, Nick Ashton and Simon Lewis.

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The Big Dig: Happisburgh.

The British Archaeology feature on the project in the news, written by leading Happisburgh scientists and archaeologists Simon Parfitt, Nick Ashton and Simon Lewis.

News: Excavations at Marden henge and a major bronze age shale workshop in Kent

Science: Sebastian Payne considers the dilemma of ancient peat

Letters: Definitively the last on Sutton Hoo controversy (for now)

Spoilheap: Ask not for whom the oil flows: BP sponsors us all, not just the British Museum

Who owns the past? Haggai Mor is worried about what happens to all those finds

An inventive profession: Martin Carver says practice, not theory, defines archaeology

Finding Boudica. Where did the queen die? Steve Kaye looks at digital maps

Is this the lost Anglo-Saxon church of Westbury-on Trym? A tool store under the crypt held surprises for Jon Cannon

Computer games bring added power to landscape studies. The University of Birmingham’s Visual and Spatial Technology Centre (Vista) is one of the best-equipped archaeological laboratories of its kind in Europe. Keith Challis, Henry Chapman and Vince Gaffney are using its resources for some serious fun

One in 10,000,000. It began as a field study of first world war remains in the Salisbury Plain Army Training Estate – a remote landscape constituting one ninth of the county of Wiltshire, and first used by the army in 1897 for cavalry exercises. It ended up with the recovery in Belgium of the remains of an Australian trained for the western front. Martin Brown and Richard Osgood report

Mick’s Travels: Mick Aston and Jon Cannon visit Jersey

On the web: Sensing the past, and the visual essays of ArchAtlas

In view: Greg Bailey greets CASPAR, a new voice for archaeology

Books: 14 books, including Archaeological investigation, Vikings and Druids, reviewed by leading archaeologists. Read the magazine for a chance to win a free copy of the editor’s choice

Briefing: Meetings, conferences, networks, digs and exhibitions

CBA correspondent: Catrina Appleby looks at how and what archaeologists write

My archaeology: The incredible journey of Alice Roberts

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