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Renfrew, (Andrew) Colin

RENFREW, (Andrew) Colin

RENFREW, (Andrew) Colin. (Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn). British, b. 1937. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities. Career: The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, director; Raised to the peerage as Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, 1991; Master, Jesus College, Cambridge, 1986-97, and Disney Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge University, 1981-. Ancient Monuments Advisory Committee for England, member, 1974-. Trustee, Antiquity Trust, since 1974. Lecturer, 1965-70, Sr. Lecturer, 1970-72, and Reader, 1972, University of Sheffield; Professor of Archaeology, Southampton University, 1972-81. Excavations at Saliagos, 1964-65, Sitagroi, 1968-70, Quanterness, 1972-74, Maes Howe, 1973-74, Liddle Farm, 1973-74, Ring of Brodgar, 1974, and Phylakopi, 1974-76. Publications: (with J.D. Evans) Excavations at Saliagos near Antiparos, 1968; The Emergence of Civilisation, 1972; Before Civilisation, 1973; Investigations in Orkney, 1979; Problems in European Prehistory, 1979; (with J.M. Wagstaff) An Island Polity, 1982; Approaches to Social Archaeology, 1984; The Archaeology of Cult, 1986; Archaeology And Language, 1987; The Cycladic Spirit, 1991. EDITOR: The Explanation of Culture Change, 1973; British Prehistory, 1974; Transformations: Mathematical Approaches to Culture Change, 1979; Theory and Explanation in Archaeology, 1982; The Prehistory of Orkney, 1985. Address: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing St., Cambridge CB2 3ER, England.

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