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By David Bird

ISBN-10: 1785703196

ISBN-13: 9781785703195

the traditional counties surrounding the Weald within the SE nook of britain have a strongly marked personality in their personal that has survived remarkably good within the face of ever-increasing inhabitants strain. the realm is, despite the fact that, relatively overlooked in dialogue of Roman Britain, the place it's always subsumed right into a generalised therapy of the ‘civilian’ a part of Britannia that's established mostly on different elements of the rustic. This e-book goals to redress the stability. the focal point is very on Kent, Surrey and Sussex account is taken of data from neighbouring counties, quite while the tough subsoils have an effect on the supply of proof. an outline of our surroundings and a attention of issues appropriate to the South-East as a complete accompany 14 papers protecting the themes of rural cost in each one county, vegetation, querns and millstones, animal exploitation, salt creation, leatherworking, the operating of bone and related fabrics, the creation of iron and iron gadgets, non-ferrous metalworking, pottery creation and the availability of tile to Roman London. Agriculture and offers an up to date review of our wisdom of the southern hinterland of Roman London and a space that used to be rather open to affects from the Continent.

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