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English Landscapes and Identities: Investigating Landscape Change from 1500 BC to AD 1086

Chris Gosden, Chris Green, Anwen Cooper, Miranda Creswell, Victoria Donnelly, Tyler Franconi, Roger Glyde, Zena Kamash, Sarah Mallet, Laura Morley, Daniel Stansbie, and Letty ten Harkel

Abstract

The project on which the book was based synthesized all the major available sources of information on English archaeology for the period from 1500 BC to AD 1086, providing an overview of the history of the English landscape from the Bronze Age to the Norman invasion. The result is the first account of the English landscape over a crucial 2500-year period when people created many of the features still visible today. It also provides a celebration of many centuries of archaeological work, especially the intensive investigations that have taken place since the 1960s, when frequent large-scale wor ... More

Keywords: landscape, archaeology, England, identity, fields, food, ecology, enclosure, time, space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198870623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198870623.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Gosden, author
School of Archaeology, University of Oxford

Chris Green, author
School of Archaeology, University of Oxford

Anwen Cooper, author
Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, The University of Manchester

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Contents

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1 Introduction

Chris Gosden, Tyler Franconi, and Letty ten Harkel

Section I The Creation of Archaeological Data, The Making of Our Database, and The Form of our Analyses

2 Characterful Data

Anwen Cooper, Victoria Donnelly, Chris Green, and Letty ten Harkel

3 Patterns in the Data across England

Letty ten Harkel, Anwen Cooper, Victoria Donnelly, Chris Gosden, Chris Green, Tyler Franconi, and Laura Morley

Section II The Exploration of Broader Patterns

5 Movement

Tyler Franconi and Chris Green

6 Substances and Cycles

Sarah Mallet and Dan Stansbie

7 Field Systems, Orientation, and Cosmology

Chris Green and Chris Gosden

8 Identity, Naming, and Division

Letty ten Harkel and Chris Gosden

Section III Understanding Regional and Local Variability

9 Scale

Anwen Cooper, Chris Green, and Chris Gosden

10 Time

Anwen Cooper, Chris Green, and Laura Morley

11 Landscapes and Identities

Chris Gosden, Anwen Cooper, Miranda Creswell, Victoria Donnelly, Tyler Franconi, Chris Green, Roger Glyde, Letty ten Harkel, Zena Kamash, Sarah Mallet, Laura Morley, and Dan Stansbie