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Author Rippon, Stephen, 1968-

Title Beyond the medieval village : the diversification of landscape character in southern Britain / Stephen Rippon
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (x, 323 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Series Medieval history and archaeology
Medieval history and archaeology.
Contents List of Illustrations; List of Tables; 1. Introduction: Beyond Villages and Common Fields; 2. At the Margins of the Champion Countryside: The Emergence of Villages and Common Fields in Somerset; 3. Abbots, Bishops, Thegns, or Communities: Who was Responsible for Somerset's Champion Countryside?; 4. Across the Watershed: The Development of Landscapes Characterized by Dispersed Settlement in the South-West; 5. Champion and Woodland? Landscape Evolution beyond the Central Zone in Greater East Anglia; 6. Marching On? The Development of Villages and Common Fields in South Wales
7. Discussion and ConclusionsReferences; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Stephen Rippon explores the origins of regional variations in the character of the landscape of southern Britain, arguing that while some landscapes date back to the centuries either side of the Norman Conquest, other areas across southern Britain underwent a profound change around the 8th century AD
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-311) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Land use -- England, Southern -- History -- To 1500
Landscapes -- England, Southern -- History -- To 1500
Land settlement -- England, Southern -- History -- To 1500
Villages -- England, Southern -- History -- To 1500
Landscape changes -- England, Southern -- History -- To 1500
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Rural.
Historical geography
Land settlement
Land use
Landscape changes
Social conditions
SUBJECT England, Southern -- Historical geography
England, Southern -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485
Subject Southern England
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780191548024