There is a very interesting report today on the BBC News site about what is clearly a major collaborative study on the changes in late Bronze Age society in Britain that involves significant immigration, genetic adaptation and arguably an important change in language.
Such prehistory is not, as I pointed out recently, my territory at all, but this is a study describing what appear to be not only key events in their own time, but which have also permanently affected life in the British Isles ever since. This is indeed history in the longue durée. The evidence for change to the genetic make-up of the population is one that is still with, living in our bones.
The article can be read at Ancient mass-migration linked to British genes