The location of the Anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo, on a ridge overlooking the estuary of the river Deben, has always appeared strange and challenging.
The Medieval Review - Della Hooke...considers the landscape setting--both the immediate and the wider setting--more thoroughly than ever before and a provides a starting point for yet further discussion. It deserves to be taken seriously by all those wishing to add to the volume of research on this particular site or to understand Anglo-Saxon territorial arrangements in general, with any corresponding settlement and land use change.'
Finds Research Group Newsletter - Paddy GleesonA well researched, accessible and wonderfully stimulating read... a worthy addition to Anglo-Saxon scholarship.'
Journal of Medieval Archaeology, vol 53, 2009 - Chris Fern...accessible and stimulating text, with concise and academically referenced argument. Because of its pre-eminent subject matter, its insights and conclusions make it essential reading for both student and expert alike.'
Early Medieval Europe, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2010 - Howard Williamsinnovative and fascinating... essential reading for students of Sutton Hoo, early medieval archaeology and landscape archaeology.'
Speculum, vol 85, No. 3, 2010 - Roberta FrankThe author enriches his readers experience of the landscape, as well as their vocabulary. The colour photographs are superb.'
The Oxford Art Journal, Vol 3, No. 1, March 2010 - Ronald HuttonAll told, this is an excellent illustration of what good landscape archaeology and textual analysis can achieve, in the hands of a master practitioner, to make new suggestions about people, monuments, and artifacts on the very margin of history.'
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