Dr. Chris Scarre is an archaeologist specialising in the prehistory of Europe and the Mediterranean, with a particular interest in the archaeology of Atlantic façade (Iberia, France, Britain & Ireland). He recieved his MA and PhD from Cambridge, the later a study of landscape change and archaeological sites in western France. He has participated in fieldwork projects in Britain, France and Greece.He is currently Deputy Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, editor of the twice-yearly Cambridge Archaeological Journal. As a Fellow of Girton College and Director of Studies at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he teaches a wide range of archaeological subjects. He is author with Brian Fagan of the textbook Ancient Civilizations (revised second edition New York: Prentice Hall 2002).
He has also edited Monuments and Landscape in Atlantic Europe (London: Routledge, 2002) which includes papers on this theme by British, Irish, French, Iberian and Scandinavian archaeologists.
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