Gordon Childe and Scottish Archaeology: The Edinburgh Years 1927–1946

  title={Gordon Childe and Scottish Archaeology: The Edinburgh Years 1927–1946},
  author={Ian B. M. Ralston},
  journal={European Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={47 - 90}
  • I. Ralston
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • European Journal of Archaeology
This article considers Childe's career in Scotland, where he was Abercromby Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at Edinburgh University 1927–1946, and assesses his impact on Scottish archaeology and the Scottish archaeological community. Matters discussed include his development of teaching programmes and resources within the university, and his association with the Edinburgh League of Prehistorians. His excavation and fieldwork at Skara Brae and elsewhere, and his publications during this… Expand
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