An Atlas of Anglo-Saxon England

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University of Toronto Press, 1981 - History - 180 pages
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The remarkable series of 244 maps and charts in this book comprise the first atlas of Anglo-Saxon England. It will be an indispensable companion to scholars and students of early English history and archaeology. The book covers every major aspect of Anglo-Saxon culture and history that may be expressed in graphic terms -- sea level changes, settlement patterns, place names, invasions, campaigns, mints and coinage, important itineraries, land holdings, mining, agriculture, trade, towns, monasteries and the Church. Wherever appropriate, David Hill sets English developments in their European context. The book is very much more than a straightforward work of historical exegesis. It bears the stamp of its author's vision and imagination and is informed by new historical and archaeological research. The author has provided a concise commentary to accompany the maps, and a comprehensive index of place names. - Back cover.

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Contents

The British Isles from the world map Cotton Tiberius B V f 56v 2 The British Isles from the St Sever world map 102872
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The Cotton Tiberius world map 4 Diagram
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The Background Geology Relief and Soil 5 Simplified solid geology 6 Driftcovered areas 7 Highland and lowland zones 8 Relief
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About the author (1981)

David Hill lives in Los Angeles & Mississippi. "Sacred Dust" won the Commonwealth Club of California First Work of Fiction award.

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