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Kingdom, Civitas, and County – The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Kingdom, Civitas, and County: The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape

Stephen Rippon


This book explores the development of territorial identity in the late prehistoric, Roman, and early medieval periods. Over the course of the Iron Age, a series of marked regional variations in material culture and landscape character emerged across eastern England that reflect the development of discrete zones of social and economic interaction. The boundaries between these zones appear to have run through sparsely settled areas of the landscape on high ground, and corresponded to a series of kingdoms that emerged during the Late Iron Age. In eastern England at least, these pre-Roman socio-e ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198759379
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198759379.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Rippon, author