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    Death in the city: mortuary archaeology to 1800

    Harding, Vanessa (2000) Death in the city: mortuary archaeology to 1800. In: Haynes, Ian and Sheldon, Harvey and Hannigan, Laurie (eds.) London under ground. The Archaeology of London. Barnsley, UK: Oxbow Books, pp. 272-283. ISBN 9781842170304.

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    Book synopsis: London's archaeology is as complex and varied as the city is today. These seventeen papers survey twenty-five years of London archaeology in the city and its environs from prehistory to 1800. Contents: Introduction ( H Sheldon and I Haynes ); Towards the development of a settled landscape in London c.4000-1200 BC ( J Cotton ); Changing approaches to the first milolennium ( N Merriman ); The Roman city ( M Hassall ); Art in Roman London ( M Henig ); Religion ( I Haynes ); Evidence from Roman London's cemeteries ( B Barber and J Hall ); Roman Southwark ( H Sheldon ); Roads, roadside settlements and their countryside ( D G Bird ); Early and middle Saxon archaeology ( R Cowie ); Late Saxon and Norman London ( J Clark ); Buildings and defences 1200-1600 ( J Schofield ); Medieval pottery ( A Vince ); Tudor and Stuart playhouses ( S Blatherwick ); Morturay archaeology to 1800 ( V Harding ); Environmental archaeology ( J Sidell ); Archaeology of London, 1973-1997 ( R Cowie and R Densem ).


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 12:18
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:31


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