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Waterways and canal-building in medieval England

Author: John Blair
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Medieval history and archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman canals and waterways, this book is based on evidence surrounding the nature of water transport in the period. A collection of essays, this study unearths this neglected but important aspect of medieval engineering and economic growth.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waterways and canal-building in medieval England.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)654613441
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Blair
ISBN: 9780199217151 0199217157
OCLC Number: 124031881
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Railway and Canal Historical Society Prize 2009 2009 Transport History Book of the Year Award.
Description: xiii, 315 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Barrier or unifying feature? Defining the nature of early medieval water transport in the north-west / Fiona Edmonds --
Uses of waterways in Anglo-Saxon England / Della Hooke --
The place-name evidence for water transport in early medieval England / Ann Cole --
Hythes, small ports, and other landing places in later medieval England / Mark Gardiner --
The efficiency of inland water transport in medieval England / John Langdon --
Identifying human modification of river channels / Ed Rhodes --
Canal construction in the early Middle Ages : an introductory review / James Bond --
Waterways and water transport on reclaimed coastal marshlands : the Somerset levels and beyond / Stephen Rippon --
The water roads of Somerset / Charles and Nancy Hollinrake --
Glastonbury's Anglo-Saxon canal and Dunstan's Dyke / Charles and Nancy Hollinrake --
Early water management on the lower River Itchen in Hampshire / Christopher K. Currie --
Transport and canal-building on the upper Thames, 1000-1300 / John Blair.
Series Title: Medieval history and archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by John Blair.
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A study of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman canals and waterways, this book is based on evidence surrounding the nature of water transport in the period. A collection of essays, this study unearths this neglected but important aspect of medieval engineering and economic growth.

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