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Archaeology, Economy and Society: England from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century

Archaeology, Economy and Society: England from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century (Paperback)

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Many books have been written on particular aspects of medieval archaeology, or on particular parts of the period, but synthesis across the whole spectrum has not been attempted before. The aim of this book is to examine the contribution that archaeology can make to an understanding of the social, economic, religious and other developments that took place in England from the migrations of the fifth and sixth centuries to the beginning of the Renaissance, showing how society and economy evolved in that time-span. Drawing on the latest available material, the book takes a chronological approach to the archaeological material of the post-Roman period in order to emphasize the changes that can be observed in the physical evidence and some of the reasons for them that can be suggested. The environment in which people functioned and how they expressed themselves - for example in their houses and burial practices, their pottery and their clothes - show how they were constrained by social customs and economic pressures.

History & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionMedieval European archaeologyHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 05/04/1990 ISBN-13: 9780415188487  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David Hinton is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Southampton. He is editor of Medieval Archaeology and Secretary of the Trust for Wessex Archaeology. An expert on Anglo-Saxon and medieval jewellery he has written a number of papers on the subject.

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