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Medieval Monasteries By J.Patrick Greene

Medieval Monasteries by J.Patrick Greene

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Summary

A comprehensive illustrated account of the archaeology of the great monastic houses of medieval Britain. This book covers the application of new archaeological techniques since 1970, describing both the methods and the resulting information about monastic life.

Medieval Monasteries Summary

Medieval Monasteries by J.Patrick Greene

This work is a comprehensive illustrated account of the archaeology of the great monastic houses of medieval Britain. Although there are numerous books on abbeys and priories in Britain, they are almost all written from the architectural and/or historical perspective. This seeks to redress the balance. It covers the application of new archaeological techniques since 1970, describing both the methods and the resulting information about monastic life.

Table of Contents

What are monastic houses?; archaeology and monastic houses; building an abbey; growth and rebuildings; water management; food and drink; impact on the landscape; the Dissolution; the reawakening interest; monasteries today.

Additional information

GOR001714647
9780718522292
071852229X
Medieval Monasteries by J.Patrick Greene
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1994-10-01
270
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