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Farming in the First Millennium AD: British Agriculture between Julius Caesar and William the Conqueror (Paperback)
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Farming in the First Millennium AD: British Agriculture between Julius Caesar and William the Conqueror (Paperback)

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Paperback 412 Pages / Published: 14/11/2002
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Peter Fowler has written an authoritative account of farming in Britain in the first millennium AD. This is the first synthesis of our knowledge on this topic for a generation. Successive chapters assemble and analyse the latest evidence on farms, fields, technology, food, diet and society. New interpretations are offered on subjects ranging from implements to illuminated manuscripts, and evidence drawn from Northern England, Scotland and Wales contributes significantly to the story. The book concludes with a magisterial review of the ways in which agriculture shaped early Britain's societies and landscapes. It also proposes a chronological model of British agriculture for the whole millennium.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521890564
Number of pages: 412
Weight: 650 g
Dimensions: 247 x 174 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'... a welcome sequel to Peter Fowler's (1983) classic earlier work, The Farming of Prehistoric Britain ... A particular strength is the discussion of hunter-gatherer strategies in a world of farmers, with effective case studies ...' Antiquity
'... the read becomes compulsory ... the author succeeds in his intention to provide a survey, especially welcome for its British perspective, aimed at general readers and students, and it is written in a way that should stimulate further reading ... The book will continue to be used and argued about for a considerable time.' Landscape History

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