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9781900188555

Age of Transition : The Archaeology of English Culture 1400-1600

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  • ISBN-13: 9781900188555
  • ISBN: 1900188554
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  • Publisher: Oxbow Books, Limited

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The Age of Transition forms a bridge between the Societies of Medieval Archaeoloy and Post-Medieval Archaeology and this volume originates in a conference that the two societies hosted at the British Museum in November 1996. The contents include: The great divide (Hugh Tait); Thoughts on periodisation and change (Paul Courtney); Archaeology of transition: a continental view (Frans Verhaeghe); The evaluation of historical archaeology (Helmut Hundsbichler); Rural settlements (Christopher Dyer); Innovation and resistance in tomb sculpture (Phillip Lindley); Whitehall Palace and Westminster 1400-1600 (Simon Thurley); New techniques and materials for architectural ornament (Maurice Howard); Gentry houses (Nicholas Cooper); Urban housing in England 1400-1600 (John Schofield); Vernacular architecture, ordinary people and everyday culture (Matthew Johnson); The changin technology of warfare (Jonathan Coad); English households in transition 1450-1550: the ceramic evidence (David Gaimster and Beverley Nenk); Food and diet in late medieval and early modern London: the archaeobotanical evidence (John Giorgi); Changing fashions in dress accessories 1400-1600 (Geoff Egan and Hazel Forsyth); Seals and heraldry 1400-1600 (John Cherry).Gaimster, David R. M. is the author of 'Age of Transition : The Archaeology of English Culture 1400-1600', published 1997 under ISBN 9781900188555 and ISBN 1900188554.

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