New PDF release: Agriculture and Industry in South-Eastern Roman Britain

By David Bird

ISBN-10: 1785703196

ISBN-13: 9781785703195

the traditional counties surrounding the Weald within the SE nook of britain have a strongly marked personality in their personal that has survived remarkably good within the face of ever-increasing inhabitants strain. the realm is, notwithstanding, relatively ignored in dialogue of Roman Britain, the place it is usually subsumed right into a generalised remedy of the ‘civilian’ a part of Britannia that's established principally on different components of the rustic. This ebook goals to redress the stability. the point of interest is especially on Kent, Surrey and Sussex account is taken of knowledge from neighbouring counties, quite whilst the tricky subsoils have an effect on the provision of proof. an outline of our surroundings and a attention of subject matters appropriate to the South-East as a complete accompany 14 papers protecting the subjects of rural cost in each one county, vegetation, querns and millstones, animal exploitation, salt creation, leatherworking, the operating of bone and related fabrics, the creation of iron and iron items, non-ferrous metalworking, pottery creation and the availability of tile to Roman London. Agriculture and offers an updated review of our wisdom of the southern hinterland of Roman London and a space that used to be relatively open to affects from the Continent.

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