Wood Quay: The Clash Over Dublin's Viking Past

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An urban archaeologist working anywhere in the world can imagine this scenario: armed with a small digging tool and a soft brush, the archaeologist stands at a freshly cut trench facing off a construction crew driving bulldozers. At stake is the past--the discovery and preservation of our history. Across the gap is the future--progress and new buildings for a modern world. A battle ensues. It happened in Dublin in the early 1960s. While investigating and salvage-excavating the site for a new municipal office complex, ...

Wood Quay: The Clash Over Dublin's Viking Past 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292729773

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Wood Quay: The Clash Over Dublin's Viking Past 1988, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292790421

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