Dyer, James (Frederick)

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DYER, James (Frederick)

DYER, James (Frederick). British, b. 1934. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Children's non-fiction, History, Local history/Rural topics, Children's fiction. Career: Freelance archaeologist, writer and broadcaster. Archaeological Ed., Shire Publs., Princes Risborough, Bucks, 1968-. Ed., The Bedfordshire Magazine, 1965-74; Principal Lecturer in Archaeology, Putteridge Bury College of Education, Luton, 1966-76. Publications: (with J. Dony) The Story of Luton, 1964, 3rd ed., 1975; Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales, 1969, 6th ed., 1997; Discovering Archaeology in Denmark, 1972; Southern England: An Archaeological Guide, 1973; Your Book of Prehistoric Britain, 1974; (ed.) From Antiquary to Archaeologist: William Cunnington 1754-1810, 1974; Worthington Smith 1835-1917, 1978; The Penguin Guide to Prehistoric England and Wales, 1981; Hillforts of England and Wales, 1981, 2nd ed., 1992; Teaching Archaeology in Schools, 1983; Shire Guide to Bedfordshire, 1987, 2nd ed., 1995; Ancient Britain, 1990, 2nd ed., 1995; The Ravens, 1990; Discovering Prehistoric England, 1993, 2nd ed., 2001; The Stopsley Book, 1998; The Stopsley Picture Book, 1999. Address: 6 Rogate Rd, Luton, Beds. LU2 8HR, England.