Deserted Villages

Deserted Villages

by Trevor Rowley, John Wood
     
 

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A new third edition of this invaluable aid to recording and identifying the remains of past settlements and placing them in their 'total landscape context'. As well as tracing the processes that led to desertion, this book provides a guide to the type of remains to be expected and describes some good examples. Includes a select bibliography.

Overview

A new third edition of this invaluable aid to recording and identifying the remains of past settlements and placing them in their 'total landscape context'. As well as tracing the processes that led to desertion, this book provides a guide to the type of remains to be expected and describes some good examples. Includes a select bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747802839
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Archaeology Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.19(d)

Meet the Author

Trevor Rowley is Deputy Director of the Department for Continuing Education of Oxford University. He is a geographer by training and is an acknowledged national authority on landscape history and village studies. John Wood is Senior Archaeologist for the Highland Council in Scotland. He has extensive experience of the survey and excavation of deserted villages, and since 1995 he has directed an annual field school at the deserted village of Easter Raitts, near Kingussie in Badenoch.

The author of some thirty-five books on the motoring of yesteryear, Jonathan Wood has made a particular study of the histories of Britain's multifarious car makers. He has received the Guild of Motoring Writers' Montagu Trophy and the Society of Automotive Historians' Cugnot Award.

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