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Migrants in medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Migrants in medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Author: W M Ormrod; Joanna Story; E M Tyler
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by the Oxford University Press, 2020 ©2020
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 229.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"This is the only book on the market to provide an in-depth analysis and discussion of the theme of migration in medieval England. Its themes - the movement of people and the social and cultural effects of migration - chime strongly with current debates in the UK on immigration; the book demonstrates that movement was a constant influence on the development of the kingdom of England and the concept of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congress
Informational works
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Documents d'information
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W M Ormrod; Joanna Story; E M Tyler
ISBN: 9780197266724 019726672X
OCLC Number: 1195453960
Notes: "This book has its genesis in a British Academy Conference held in 2015, organised by the three editors of this volume and entitled 'Aliens, Foreigners and Strangers in Medieval England, c. 500-1500'. The majority of the chapters here started out as papers at the conference, while a few others were commissioned anew for this publication"--Acknowledgements.
Description: xvi, 333 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Framing Migration in Medieval England / Joanna Story, W. Mark Ormrod and Elizabeth M. Tyler --
Isotopic and Genetic Evidence for Migration in Medieval England / Mark Jobling and Andrew Millard --
Language Contact in Early Medieval Britain: Settlement, Interaction, and Acculturation / Martin Findell and Phillip Shaw --
Identifying Migrants in Medieval England : The Possibilities and Limitations of Place-name Evidence / Jayne Carroll --
Personal Names as Evidence for Migrants and Migration in Medieval England / Peter McClure --
Moving People, Moving Forms : Narrating Migration in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles / Elizabeth M. Tyler and George Younge --
The Archaeology of Migrants in Viking-Age and Anglo-Norman England : Process, Practice, and Performance / Dawn M. Hadley --
The Migrant in English Art : Perspectives on Influence and Agency, Julian Luxford --
Migration in Rural England in the Later Middle Ages / Christopher Dyer --
English Towns in the Later Middle Ages : The Rules and Realities of Population Mobility / Sarah Rees Jones --
The State and the Immigrant : Negotiating Nationalities in Later Medieval England / Bart Lambert and W. Mark Ormrod
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 229.
Responsibility: edited by W. Mark Ormrod, Joanna Story and Elizabeth M. Tyler.


This is a ground-breaking volume into the phenomenon of migration in and to England over the medieval millennium. A series of subject specialists synthesise and extend recent research in a wide range  Read more...


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