The Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict
Oliver H. Creighton and Duncan Wright
Duncan Wright is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Heritage at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Oliver Creighton is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Exeter
List of Figures Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Historical Outline and the Geography of Anarchy Chapter 3: Waging War: Fields of Conflict and Siege Warfare Chapter 4: Architecture and Authority: Castles Chapter 5: Artefacts and the Arts: Twelfth-Century Material Culture Chapter 6: Performing Violence: Arms, Armour and Military Apparel Chapter 7: Faith and Fortification: The Church Chapter 8: Village, Town and Country Chapter 9: Anarchy on the Fen Edge: Case Study of the Isle of Ely Chapter 9: The Twelfth-Century Civil War in Context: An Assessment Appendix: Sites to visit Bibliography Index
It successfully combines detailed archaeological considerations with careful historical assessment and thereby offers an important source for a range of scholars of military history, landscape studies and medieval archaeology... Certainly we learn a lot more about the ‘Anarchy’ and its various impacts and manifestations, and the ongoing problems with finding and reading the archaeology of the period. Dr Neil Christie, University of Leicester
Publication: November 30, 2016
Series: Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe