'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'