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Artefacts in Roman Britain : their purpose and use

Author: Lindsay Allason-Jones
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roman Britain has given us an enormous number of artefacts. Yet few books available today deal with its whole material culture as represented by these artefacts. This introduction, aimed primarily at students and general readers, begins by explaining the process of identifying objects of any period or material. Themed chapters, written by experts in their particular area of interest, then discuss artefacts from the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Allason-Jones
ISBN: 9780521860123 0521860121 9780521677523 0521677521
OCLC Number: 656771934
Description: xv, 356 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Commerce / R.J. Brickstock --
Travel and transport / Nina Crummy --
Industry / W.H. Manning --
Agriculture / Sîan Rees --
Weaponry and military equipment / M.C. Bishop --
Writing and communication / R.S.O. Tomlin --
Domestic life / Quita Mould --
Heating and lighting / Hella Eckhardt --
Personal ornament / Ellen Swift --
Recreation / Lindsay Allason-Jones --
Medicine and hygiene / Ralph Jackson --
Religion / Joanna Bird --
Funerary contexts / H.E.M. Cool.
Other Titles: Artifacts in Roman Britain
Responsibility: [edited by] Lindsay Allason-Jones.
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Helps the student understand the numerous artefacts from Roman Britain and what they reveal about life in the province.  Read more...

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