Landscape and Settlement in Britain, AD 400-1066
Edited by Simon Burnell and Della Hooke
Della Hooke is part-time Senior Lecturer in Historical Geography and Landscape Conservation at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, after many years as a Research Fellow in the University of Birmingham.
Simon Burnell taught early medieval archaeology in the University of Exeter from 1990 to 1992, and has since taught at the universities of Berne and Zurich. He works as a freelance consultant and is based in Suffolk.
Contents Changing constraints on the landscape, AD 400-600, Simon Esmonde Cleary Bioshprics, monasteries and the landscape, c.600-1066, Christopher Holdsworth Changes in the Cornish countryside AD 400-1100, Peter Rose and Ann Preston-Jones Aspects of rural settlement in northern Britain, Colleen E. Batey The mid-late Anglo-Saxon period - settlement and land use, Della Hooke Settlement, land use and estate patterns on the Failand ridge, north Somerset - a preliminary discussion, C.J. Bond.
A good introduction to current debates, research preoccupations and methodological approaches, as well as giving the specialist much food for thought.
... a fascinating insight for historical geographers, historians and archaeologists.
The Geographical Journal, Vol. 164 (1)
Size: 210 x 148 mm
Publication: September 1, 1995
Series: Exeter Studies in History