Stephen Yeates is a junior research fellow at Wolfson College, University of Oxford and an Honorary Research Associate of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. His previous publications include Religion, community, and territory: defining Religion in the Severn Valley and adjacent hills from the Iron Age to the early medieval period (BAR 2006).
Significantly increases our understanding of the social and religious structures of our ancient forebears and is a worthy addition to any bookshelf.' -- http://www.twistedtree.org.uk/Bookshelf.htm http://www.twistedtree.org.uk/Bookshelf.htm A devastating assault on what everyone thought they knew. It establishes the author as one of the foremost authorities on state-formation in early Britain, and should be read by everyone interested in our region.' -- Oxoniensia 73 Oxoniensia 73 The book is highly informative. The large amount of data systematically presented could be useful for scholars researching a number of different topics and the bibliography is extensive and valuable.' -- Cambridge Archaeological Journal Cambridge Archaeological Journal A stimulating discussion of a subject that has received little concentrated attention to date... The study is a brave attempt to tackle what is a difficult subject area and it deserves to be read by those interested in the pre- and post-Roman west of England.' -- Transactions of the Birmingham & Warwickshire Archaeological Society Volume 112 Transactions of the Birmingham & Warwickshire Archaeological Society Volume 112