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Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history. 14, Early medieval mortuary practices

Author: Sarah Semple; Howard Williams; University of Exeter.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University School of Archaeology ; Oakville, CT : Distributed in North America by the David Brown Book Company, ©2007.
Series: Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history, no. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Volume 14 of the Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History series is dedicated to the archaeology of early medieval death, burial and commemoration.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Semple; Howard Williams; University of Exeter.
ISBN: 9780947816155 0947816151
OCLC Number: 187288839
Notes: "The conference which forms the basis for this volume, entitled 'Early medieval mortuary practices : new perspectives', was hosted by the Departments of Archaeology and Lifelong Learning at the St. Luke's campus of the University of Exeter in February 2004"--Page [vii].
Description: ix, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction (Howard Williams) I: New Perspectives in Early Medieval Mortuary Practices Ethnicity, 'Race' and Migration in Mortuary Archaeology: An Attempt at a Short Answer (Heinrich Harke) Situational Ethnicity and Nested Identities: New Approaches to an Old Problem (Susanne E Hakenbeck) Charting Conversion: Burial as a Barometer of Belief? (Rik Hoggett) Social Memory, Material Culture and Community Identity in Early Medieval Mortuary Practices (Zoe Devlin) Early Medieval Burial Studies in Scandinavia 1994-2003 (Martin Rundkvist) II: Studying Early Medieval Graves Beyond Ethnicity: Symbols of Social Identity from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries in England (Rebecca Gowland) Transforming Body and Soul: Toilet Implements in Early Anglo-Saxon Graves (Howard Williams) Social Memory, Material Culture and Community Identity in Early Medieval Mortuary Practices: Early Anglo-Saxon Horse Burial of the Fifth to Seventh Centuries AD (Chris Fern) Soft Furnished Burial: An Assessment of the Role of Textiles in Early Anglo-Saxon Inhumations, with Particular Reference to East Kent (Susan Harrington) On Sacred Ground: Social Identity and Churchyard Burial in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, c. 700-1100 (Jo Buckberry) Disturbing the Dead: Urbanisation, the Church and the Post-Burial Treatment of Human Remains in Early Wessex, c. 600-1100 AD (Annia Kristina Cherryson) III: Death, Burial and the Early Medieval Landscape Walking with Anglo-Saxons: Landscapes of the Dead in Early Anglo-Saxon Kent (Stuart Brookes) New Perspectives on Cemetery Relocation in the Seventh Century AD: The Example of Portway, Andover (Nick Stoodley) De Situ Brecheniauc and Englynion y Beddau : Writing About Burial in Early Medieval Wales (David Petts) Separated from the Foaming Maelstrom: Landscapes of Insular 'Viking' Burial (Stephen Harrison) A Question of Priority: The Re-use of Houses and Barrows for Burials in Scandinavia in the Late Iron Age (AD 600-1000) (Eva Thate) The Garden Gives Up its Secrets: The Developing Relationship between Rural Settlements and Cemeteries, c. 750-1100 (Dawn Hadley) IV: Excavating the Dead Rescue Excavation of an Early Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Gunthorpe, Peterborough (Philippa Patrick, Charles French and Christine Osborne) Minerva: An Early Anglo-Saxon Mixed-Rite Cemetery in Alwalton, Cambridgeshire (Catriona Gibson)
Series Title: Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history, no. 14.
Other Titles: Early medieval mortuary practices
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Semple and Howard Williams.

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A useful ... addition to the current literature,' -- Sam Lucy British Archaeology 2008

 
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