Environment, Society and Landscape in Early Medi - Time and Topography (Paperback)Tom Williamson (author)
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The book will be essential reading for all those interested in the character of the Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian settlements, in early medieval social and territorial organization, and in the origins of the England's medieval landscapes.
Tom Williamson is Professor of Landscape History, University of East Anglia; he has written widely on landscape archaeology, agricultural history, and the history of landscape design.
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 238 x 166 x 15 mm
[A] thoughtful, provocative and compelling book. JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY HISTORY
An ambitious book [that] will inevitably appear on students' reading lists. LANDSCAPE HISTORY
A splendid survey. NORTHERN HISTORY
A tour de force which demonstrates both the seriousness and the importance of his scholarship. [It is] a model for the conceptualisation of historical process and provides an almost endless stimulus for new research. MEDIEVAL SETTLEMENT RESEARCH, no. 28, 2013
[A] lucid and engaging book. BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY
One of the strong features of this book is its survey of existing ideas and theories on such subjects as settlements, population, multiple estates, topography and social structure. JOURNAL OF RURAL HISTORY
A compelling reframing of England's post-Roman history from the ground up, which successfully reveals "the hidden hand of nature" lying behind many well known early medieval social and cultural developments. This book deserves to be read and referenced by all students of early medieval England. THE MEDIEVAL REVIEW
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