9780198723134

Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England

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    9780198723134

  • ISBN10:

    019872313X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-02-04
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


John Blair, Lecturer in Modern History, Professor of Medieval History and Archaeology, Queen's College, Oxford

Table of Contents


Introduction, JOHN BLAIR
Part I: Waterways, Geography and Economy
1. Barrier or Unifying Feature? Defining the Nature of Early Medieval Water Transport in the North-West, FIONA EDMONDS
2. Uses of Waterways in Anglo-Saxon England, DELLA HOOKE
3. The Place-Name Evidence for Water Transport in Early Medieval England, ANN COLE
4. Hythes, Small Ports and Other Landing Places in Later Medieval England, MARK GARDINER
5. The Efficiency of Inland Water Transport in Medieval England, JOHN LANGDON
Part II: Improved Waterways and Canals
6. Identifying Human Modification of River Channels, ED RHODES
7. Canal Construction in the Early Middle Ages: an Introductory Review, JAMES BOND
8. Waterways and Water Transport on Reclaimed Coastal Marshlands: the Somerset Levels and Beyond, STEPHEN RIPPON
9. The Water Roads of Somerset, CHARLES and NANCY HOLLINRAKE
10. Glastonbury's Anglo-Saxon Canal and Dunstan's Dyke, CHARLES and NANCY HOLLINRAKE
11. Early Water Management on the Lower River Itchen in Hampshire, CHRISTOPHER K. CURRIE
12. Transport and Canal-Building on the Upper Thames, 1000-1300, JOHN BLAIR

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