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Author Creighton, John, 1964-

Title Coins and power in late Iron Age Britain / John Creighton
Published Cambridge UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series New studies in archaeology
New studies in archaeology.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; PREFACE; Acknowledgements; ABBREVIATIONS; British Iron Age coinage; Continental Iron Age coinage; Roman coinage; Mauretanian coinage; NOTE ON TRANSLATIONS USED; Introduction; 1 The Middle to Late Iron Age transition; The processes of change in Iron Age Britain: Cunliffe's model; Aspects of the critique of the existing model; Individual authority and the comitatus; Conclusion; 2 Coin and the representation of individual authority; The horse and the ritual basis of authority
Summary Combining archaeological, literary and numismatic evidence, John Creighton paints a vivid picture of how people in Late Iron Age Britain reacted to the changing world around them, and how rulers bolstered their power through use of imagery on coins, myths, language, and material culture. Includes full index of Iron Age coins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-237) and indexes
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Subject Cunobelinus, King of the Britons, -43?
Britons -- Kings and rulers.
Coinage -- Great Britain -- History -- To 500
Coins, British.
Coins, Celtic -- Great Britain.
Iron age -- Great Britain.
Power (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History -- To 500
Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C. to 449 A.D
Great Britain -- History -- To 55 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00710524
ISBN 0511016441 (electronic bk.)
0511034415 (electronic bk.)
0511489587 (electronic bk.)
9780511016448 (electronic bk.)
9780511034411 (electronic bk.)
9780511489587 (electronic bk.)