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  • The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1981, The Origins of Open Field Agriculture looks at the problems connected with open field agriculture – the origins of strip cultivation, the three-field system, the adaptation of ‘Celtic’ fields, and the development of ploughing techniques. The book looks at the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Peterborough and the Soke

    Art, Architecture and Archaeology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Baxter, Jackie Hall, Claudia Marx

    The British Archaeological Association Conference held at Peterborough in 2015 provided a welcome opportunity for a new analysis of the cathedral’s architecture, sculpture and artistic production, and a reassessment of the relationship between the former abbey, the city and its institutions, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions

  • Formative Britain

    An Archaeology of Britain, Fifth to Eleventh Century AD, 1st Edition

    By Martin Carver

    Formative Britain presents an account of the peoples occupying the island of Britain between 400 and 1100 AD, whose ideas continue to set the political agenda today. Forty years of new archaeological research has laid bare a hive of diverse and disputatious communities of Picts, Scots, Welsh,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers

    The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050, 1st Edition

    By Jacek Gruszczyński

    It is widely accepted that the Viking Age (c. 800–1050) stimulated the development of long-distance, regional and local trade and exchange networks. The clearest archaeological evidence for these contacts is mainly in the form of silver artefacts predominantly found in hoards in Northern and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christer Petley, Stephan Lenik

    Material things mattered immensely to those who engaged in daily struggles over the character and future of slavery and to those who subsequently contested the meanings of freedom in the post-emancipation Caribbean. Throughout the history of slavery, objects and places were significant to different…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Iconoclasm and Later Prehistory

    1st Edition

    By Henry Chapman

    Iconoclasm, or the destruction of images and other symbols, is a subject that has significant resonance today. Traditionally focusing on examples such as those from late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution, iconoclasm implies intentioned attacks that reflect…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Carlisle

    A Frontier and Border City, 1st Edition

    By Mike McCarthy

    Carlisle charts the city's emergence as an urban centre under the Romans and traces its vicissitudes over subsequent centuries until the high Middle Ages. Arguably, the most important theme that differentiates its development from many other towns is its position as a 'border' city. The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Vicki Cummings

    The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland provides a synthesis of this dynamic period of prehistory from the end of the Mesolithic through to the early Beaker period. Drawing on new excavations and the application of new scientific approaches to data from this period, this book considers both life and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • The Iron Age in Northern Britain

    Britons and Romans, Natives and Settlers, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Harding

    The Iron Age in Northern Britain examines the archaeological evidence for earlier Iron Age communities from the southern Pennines to the Northern and Western Isles and the impact of Roman expansion on local populations, through to the emergence of historically-recorded communities in the post-Roman…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • Roman Britain to Saxon England

    An Archaeological Study, 1st Edition

    By C.J. Arnold

    There has long been controversy about the nature and pace of the transformation from Roman Britain to Saxon England. Some scholars argue that there were few instances of major conflict and that the transition took place relatively peacefully over a long period of time. Others argue that the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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