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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 world is, although, relatively missed in dialogue of Roman Britain, the place it is usually subsumed right into a generalised remedy of the ‘civilian’ a part of Britannia that's established principally on different elements of the rustic. This publication goals to redress the stability. the point of interest is especially on Kent, Surrey and Sussex account is taken of knowledge from neighbouring counties, fairly while the tough subsoils have an effect on the provision of facts. an outline of our environment and a attention of topics suitable to the South-East as an entire accompany 14 papers protecting the subjects of rural cost in each one county, plants, querns and millstones, animal exploitation, salt construction, leatherworking, the operating of bone and comparable fabrics, the creation of iron and iron gadgets, non-ferrous metalworking, pottery creation and the provision of tile to Roman London. Agriculture and offers an updated evaluation of our wisdom of the southern hinterland of Roman London and a space that was once quite open to impacts from the Continent.

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