Welsh History Podcast Episode 02: The Ice Recedes


The land of Wales for the past few thousand years has almost been completely covered in ice. As the ice shield retreats humans return and this time they appear to be staying.

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Further Resources:


Clark , Chris et al., Pattern and timing of retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet,

Quaternary science reviews, 2012, vol:44.

Cunliffe, Barry 2001. Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and Its Peoples, 8000 BC to AD 1500. Oxford University Press.

Cunliffe, Barry,  Britain Begins. Oxford University Press 2012.

BBC News. 2013, Stone Age carved wooden post found at Rhondda wind farm, dated 17– 07– 2013 Available online at: http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ news/ uk-wales-23349783.

Little, Malcolm. Hunters, Fishers and Foragers in Wales: Towards a Social Narrative of Mesolithic Lifeways (Kindle Locations 7346-7347). Oxbow Books. Kindle Edition.

_____, The Lost Land of Our Ancestors, Dyfed Archaeology Trust,

Nash, George, Mechanisms of Production and Exchange: Early Prehistoric PerforatedBead Production and Use in Southwest Wales,Time & Mind Journal, 2012, Vol. 5, Pt. 1, pp. 73-84

Lennis, Eva, Mesolithic Heritage in Early Neolithic Burial Rituals and Personal Adornment, Documenta Praehistorica XXXIV (2007)

Time Team Battle of the Flint Knapping, Uploaded on Oct 8, 2011, Series 13 Episode 9: Sussex Ups and Downs.

MagicOak, Phil Harding Flint, Uploaded October 5, 2011

Time Team, Rescuing a Mesolithic Foreshore, Series 11 Episode 3 Uploaded Sep 29, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MPUaqXVh08

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