Stephen Rippon's Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of PDF

By Stephen Rippon

ISBN-10: 0198723164

ISBN-13: 9780198723165

ISBN-10: 0199203822

ISBN-13: 9780199203826

the numerous personality of Britain's geographical region offers groups with a powerful feel of neighborhood id. some of the most major positive aspects of the panorama in Southern Britain is the best way that its personality differs from zone to area, with compact villages within the Midlands contrasting with the sprawling hamlets of East Anglia and remoted farmsteads of Devon. much more striking is the very 'English' think of the panorama in southern Pembrokeshire, within the some distance south west of Wales.

Hoskins defined the English panorama as 'the richest old list we possess', and during this quantity Stephen Rippon explores the origins of local adaptations in panorama personality, arguing that whereas a few landscapes date again to the centuries both sides of the Norman Conquest, different parts throughout southern Britain underwent a profound swap round the eighth century AD.

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