Barry Cunliffe

Sir Barry Cunliffe CBE

Emeritus Professor of European Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology
36 Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PG

phone: 01865 278250

fax: 01865 278254

email: barry.cunliffe@arch.ox.ac.uk

Research Interests

European archaeology especially in first millennium BC and early first millennium AD. Focusing on social and economic dynamics and the relationships between the Mediterranean world and 'barbarian' Europe.

Current Activities

Current work is on Atlantic trade systems, cultural interaction and state formation in Southern Iberia and social hierarchies in Central Southern Britain. In addition to a number of site-specific monographs (including Porchester Castle, Bath, Fishbourne, Danebury etc).

 

Publications

  • Facing the Ocean (2001)
  • The Ancient Celts (1997)
  • Wessex to AD 1000 (1993)
  • Iron Age Communities in Britain (3rd edition 1991)
  • Greeks, Romans and Barbarians (1988)

Edited volumes including:

  • Iron Age Britain (2004)
  • The Extraordinary Journey of Pytheas the Greek (2001)
  • Science and Stonehenge (1997)
  • Social Complexity and the Development of towns in Iberia (1995), (with C. Renfrew)
  • Prehistoric Europe (1994:1997), (with S. Keay)

Publications

Journal Articles & Conference Proceedings

2004
Cunliffe, B., (2004), Wessex Cowboys?, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 23, 61-81
2001
Cunliffe, B. & Galliou, P., (2001), Britons and Bretons: some new evidence from Le Yaudet, Archaeological Journal, 157,200-228
1997
Cunliffe, B. & Renfrew, C., (ed.), (1997), : Proceedings of the British Academy: 92
1995
Cunliffe, B. and Keay, S., (eds.) , (1995), : Proceedings of the British Academy: 8

Published Books

2009
Cunliffe, B, Gosden, C. and Joyce, R., (2009), The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology. , Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2004
Cunliffe, B., (2004), Iron Age Communities in Britain (4th edition extensively revised),, London: Routledge
Cunliffe, B. & Galliou, P., (2004), Les Fouilles du Yaudet en Ploulec’h, Côtes-d’Armor. Vol. 1: Le site: Le Yaudet, dans l’histoire et la legend, OUSA Monograph 58: Oxford
Cunliffe, B. (ed.), (2004), Iron Age Britain, Batsford Ltd
2003
Cunliffe, B., (2003), The Celts: a very short introduction, OUP: Oxford
2001
Cunliffe, B., (2001), The extraordinary voyage of Pytheas the Greek, Penguin: Harmondsworth
Cunliffe, B., (2001), Facing the Ocean. The Atlantic and its peoples, OUP: Oxford,
1997
Cunliffe, B., (1997), The Ancient Celts, Penguin: Harmondsworth
Cunliffe, B. & Renfrew, C., (ed.), (1997), Science and Stonehenge , Oxford:OUP
1995
Cunliffe, B. and Keay, S., (eds.) , (1995), Social Complexity and the Development of towns in Iberia: From the Copper Age to the Second Century AD, Oxford:OUP

Contributions to Edited Books

2004
Cunliffe, B., (2004), Britain and the Continent: networks of interaction’: in “Todd, M., (ed.), A Companion to Roman Britain”, pp 1-11, OUP: Oxford.