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Medieval town walls : an archaeology and social history of urban defence

Author: O H Creighton; Robert Higham
Publisher: Stroud : Tempus, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the functions, structures and social significance of urban defences.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Creighton, O.H. (Oliver Hamilton), 1972-
Medieval town walls.
Stroud : Tempus, 2005
(OCoLC)648668796
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: O H Creighton; Robert Higham
ISBN: 0752414453 9780752414454
OCLC Number: 60559273
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Foundations : understanding urban defence --
2. Expansions : populations, elites and murage --
3. Interpretations : topography, architecture and archaeology --
4. Explanations : urban identity, status and defence --
5. Legacies : the fate and future of town walls --
6. Reflections --
Gazetteer of surviving remains.
Responsibility: Oliver Creighton & Robert Higham.

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