Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West

Early Medieval Britain: The Rebirth of Towns in the Post-Roman West

by Pam J. Crabtree


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521713702
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/07/2018
Series: Case Studies in Early Societies
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 1,168,656
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Pam J. Crabtree is a Professor of Anthropology at New York University. She received her B.A. from Barnard College, New York, and her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Crabtree has been actively involved in medieval archaeology since 1971, and her research has been funded by Fulbright grants, the National Science Foundation, and the National Endowment of the Humanities. She is co-editor (with Peter Bogucki) of European Archaeology as Anthropology (2017). In addition to her work on Anglo-Saxon England, Crabtree has taken part in archaeological projects in Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, Israel, Turkey, Ukraine, Armenia, Egypt, India, and historic sites in the US.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The end of urbanism in Roman Britain; 2. Early Anglo-Saxon England: settlement, society and culture; 3. Middle Saxon settlement and the rise of the emporia: the archaeology of the 'wics' and contemporary sites; 4. Towns in late Anglo-Saxon England; Conclusions.

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