A History of Aerial Photography and Archaeology

    A History of Aerial Photography and Archaeology

    Mata Hari's Glass Eye and Other Stories

    Martyn Barber

    English Heritage 2011

    Hardback 304pp Illustrated 243x188mm

    9781848020368   Product Code: 17683

    In England, more archaeological sites are discovered through aerial photography than by any other means. The first part of this book tells the story of the balloonists who pioneered the airborne camera. The second reveals how two world wars developed the 'one-eyed Mata Hari of the blitzkrieg era' - a process to which archaeologists contributed. Extensively illustrated with archival and modern colour photographs, this engaging story of adventure and discovery will appeal to the specialist and lay reader alike.

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