Fertile Ground


Book Details

Publisher  Oxbow Books
Publication Date   September 1, 2005
Pages  166

Buy this book


The fourteen papers in this volume focus on the environmental archaeology of Britain, uncovering a rich seam of evidence from a variety of flora and fauna, including worms and bees, as well as rivers, estuaries and woodland. CONTENTS:Susan Limbrey - A Tribute (D. Smith, W. Smith and M. B. Brickley); Fertile Ground: Papers in Honour of Susan Limbrey - An Introduction (D. Smith, W. Smith and M. B. Brickley); Ten Years on from Whither Environmental Archaeology?: The Current State of Environmental Archaeology in Britain (M. B. Brickley, W. Smith and D. Smith); New World Dogs: Theory and Practice (D. Brothwell); The Severn-Wye Revisited: Lateglacial-Holocene Floodplain Palaeoenvironments in the Lugg Valley (A. G. Brown, J. Hatton, L. Pearson, R. Roseff and R. Jackson); Wondering about Worms: Stones, Soil and Stratigraphy (M. G. Canti); Holocene Relative Sea Level Change in the Severn Estuary: Regional and National Perspectives (D. Druce); Changing Fluvial Conditions and Landscapes in the Trent Valley: A Review of Palaeoentomological Evidence (M. Greenwood and D. Smith); Manuring Practices in Antiquity: A Review of the Evidence (E. Guttmann, I. Simpson and D. Davidson); The History of Woodland Management during the 19th and 20th Centuries in the Pindos Mountains, NW Greece (C. Hall); Cultural and Environmental Influences on Late Holocene Landscape Change in the Lesser Antilles: Some Preliminary Observations from Nevis (J. Heathcote); Honeybees (Apis mellifera Linnaeus) from Archaeological Deposits in Britain (H. Kenward); Microstratigraphy and Micromorphology: Contributions to Interpretation of the Neolithic Settlement at Catalhi, Turkey (W. Matthews); Health in Romano-British Urban Communities: Reflections from the Cemeteries (R. Redfern and C. Roberts).

Customer Reviews