Landscape and Settlement in Britain, AD 400-1066
Edited by Simon Burnell and Della Hooke
Dr Della Hooke is an Associate Member of the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences in the University of Birmingham, editor of 'Landscape History' (the journal of the Society for Landscape Studies) and editor of the 'Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Transactions'. She specializes in studies of the development of the historical landscape in England and Wales, especially in the early medieval period. Her recent publications include 'England’s Landscape: The West Midlands' (English Heritage/HarperCollins 2006) and 'Trees in Anglo-Saxon England: Literature, Lore and Landscape' (Boydell 2010).
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