By Andrzej Buko

This is often the 1st educational e-book which concentrates at the discoveries of medieval date (6th- thirteenth centuries) from the territory of contemporary Poland. The publication covers the critical study questions, corresponding to the origins of the Slavs, societies of the proto-state interval and the origins of the Polish nation. the quantity additionally incorporates a dialogue of the main fascinating, occasionally debatable, archaeological discoveries or matters. those contain pagan Slavonic holy areas, the enormous mounds of Little Poland, the 1st strains of medieval writing, remarkable strongholds, the origins of Polish cities, rural landscapes, archaeology of the oldest monastic complexes, and the query of locals and extraterrestrial beings seen via archaeological facts and lots of different issues. The booklet is intended quite often for college students, archaeologists and historians. it might probably even be invaluable for a much wider viewers attracted to the heritage and archaeology of imperative Europe. In November 2006 "The Archaeology of Early Medieval Poland" bought the KLIO Award from the organization of Polish heritage Publishers.

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