'Lucid and informative … conveys both the thrill of discovery and the painstaking, puzzling interpretation work that follows it. … If you’ve ever wondered how we know so much about who we used to be, this is the book for you '
Greg Jenner, historian and bestselling author of 'A Million Years In A Day'
'By taking us backwards in time, 'Digging Up Britain' has the quality of really good science fiction '
'The popular archaeology book we have been waiting for … Pitts has presented readers with a vision of a modern discipline, engaged and relevant politically, socially, intellectually and economically'
'Many books claim to detail Britain’s ancient past, but few are as absorbing, entertaining and subversively informative as this one'
'A great book, full of engaging and thought-provoking new perspectives on some key discoveries which will appeal to archaeologists and non-archaeologists alike'
Professor Carenza Lewis, University of Lincoln