Landscape Archaeology

How human activity shapes and is shaped by the natural and built environment: GIS and surveying techniques, aerial archaeology, landscape phenomenology, settlement patterns, and the ways in which societies and power relations are spatially structured.

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  1. Close to the Loop

    Close to the Loop: 6000 years of landscape and settlement evolution by the Biddenham Loop, west of Bedford [Paperback]

    Mike Luke (Author)


    ISBN: 9780955654657
    Published by : East Anglian Archaeology
    Series: East Anglian Archaeology
    Volume: 156
    The investigations have produced evidence for 6,000 years of landscape and settlement evolution. Perhaps the most striking result is the evidence for continuity, rather than discontinuity, in the development of the landscape. The act of defining c... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient  Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)


    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 2
    Between c. AD 700 and 1100, Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest of North America used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mound... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066

    Archaeology and Land-use of south-east England to 1066 [Hardback]

    Michael J. Allen (Editor); David Rudling (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781782979623
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In this new authoritative textbook on the archaeology of South-East England over 30 leading authors provide a comprehensive overview of the South-East as an informed narrative and interpretation of the prehistory and history of th... .... Learn More
  4. The Ancient Yew

    The Ancient Yew: A History of Taxus baccata. Third Edition [Paperback]

    Robert Bevan-Jones (Author)


    ISBN: 9781785700781
    Published by : Windgather Press
    The gnarled, immutable yew tree is one of the most evocative sights in the British and Irish language, an evergreen impression of immortality, the tree that provides a living botanical link between our own landscapes and those of ... .... Learn More
  5. The Hoo Peninsula

    The Hoo Peninsula [Paperback]

    Edward Carpenter (Author); Peter Kendall (Author); Edward Carpenter (Author)


    ISBN: 9781848022256
    Published by : Historic England
    The book raises awareness of the positive contribution that the historic environment makes to the Hoo Peninsula landscape (located on the north Kent coast 30 miles east of central London) by describing how changing patterns of land use and maritim... .... Learn More
  6. Living with the Flood

    Living with the Flood: Mesolithic to post-medieval archaeological remains at Mill Lane, Sawston, Cambridgeshire – a wetland/dryland interface [Paperback]

    Samantha Paul (Author); Kevin Colls (Author); Henry P. Chapman (Author)


    ISBN: 9781782979661
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The site at Mill Lane, Sawston, represents millennia of human activity within a dynamic and changing landscape setting. River valleys have been a focus for human activity since the early Holocene and, in addition to providing abun... .... Learn More
  7. The Historic Landscape of the Mendip Hills

    The Historic Landscape of the Mendip Hills [Hardback]

    Elaine Jamieson (Author)


    ISBN: 9781848020429
    Published by : Historic England
    When travelling north-east across the Somerset Levels and Moors the eye is drawn to the dark mass of the Mendip Hills, a Carboniferous Limestone ridge which rises abruptly from the flatness of its surroundings. The spectacular chasm of Cheddar Gor... .... Learn More
  8. The Stonehenge Landscape

    The Stonehenge Landscape: Analysing the Stonehenge World Heritage Site [Paperback]

    Sharon Soutar (Author); David Field (Author); Martyn Barber (Author); Mark Bowden (Author)


    ISBN: 9781848021167
    Published by : Historic England
    Stonehenge is arguably the greatest prehistoric monument in western Europe; as a World Heritage Site it ranks in significance with such sites as the Acropolis of Athens, the Pyramids of Giza, Great Zimbabwe and Machu Picchu. Stonehenge sits at the... .... Learn More
  9. Trees in Towns and Cities

    Trees in Towns and Cities: A History of British Urban Arboriculture [Paperback]

    Mark Johnston (Author)


    ISBN: 9781909686625
    Published by : Windgather Press
    This is the first book on the history of trees in Britain’s towns and cities and the people who have planted and cared for them. It is a highly readable and authoritative account of the trees in our urban landscapes from the... .... Learn More
  10. Offa's Dyke

    Offa's Dyke: Landscape and Hegemony in Eighth Century Britain [Paperback]

    Keith Ray (Author); Ian Bapty (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781905119356
    Published by : Windgather Press
    The massive ancient earthwork that provides the sole commemoration of an extraordinary Anglo-Saxon king, and that gives its name to one of the most popular of Britain's contemporary national walking trails, remains an enigma. Despite over a ce... .... Learn More

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