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The Resource Beyond the Burghal Hidage : Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age, by John Baker and Stuart Brookes

Beyond the Burghal Hidage : Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age, by John Baker and Stuart Brookes

Label
Beyond the Burghal Hidage : Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age
Title
Beyond the Burghal Hidage
Title remainder
Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age
Statement of responsibility
by John Baker and Stuart Brookes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beyond the Burghal Hidage takes the study of Anglo-Saxon civil defence away from traditional historical and archaeological fields, and uses a groundbreaking interdisciplinary approach to examine warfare and public responses to organised violence through their impact on the landscape
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, John T.
Dewey number
942.01/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA155
LC item number
.B35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brookes, Stuart
Series statement
History of warfare
Series volume
v. 84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Fortification
  • Civil defense
  • Boroughs
  • Hidage
  • Landscapes
  • Names, Geographical
  • Landscape archaeology
  • England
  • HISTORY
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Boroughs
  • Civil defense
  • Fortification
  • Hidage
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Landscapes
  • Names, Geographical
  • England
Label
Beyond the Burghal Hidage : Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age, by John Baker and Stuart Brookes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Anglo-Saxon civil defence: theory and historical context; Introduction: Why Study Civil Defence?; A Place for Civil Defence in State-Formation Theory ; Previous Work; Historical Overview; Beyond the Burghal Hidage; Terminology; 2. Characterizing Anglo-Saxon civil defence (Fortifications); Introduction: Archaeological Correlates for Militarism; Middle Anglo-Saxon Defensive Sites; Archaeological Evidence for Burghal Hidage Sites; Naming Anglo-Saxon Strongholds
  • Minor Defended Sites, Burgates, Turriform Churches, and Anglo-Saxon TowersDiscussion; Conclusions; 3. Characterising Anglo-Saxon civil defence (Communications); Introduction; Infrastructure and Communications; Information; The Venues of Warfare; Discussion; 4. The Kennet; Introduction; Defensive Sites of the Kennet Region; Roads and Intervisibility; Discussion; 5. Connections and Obstructions: The Thames in Anglo-Saxon Military Strategy; Introduction; The Strategic Landscape of the Thames; Discussion; Conclusion: The Development of the Thames System; 6. The defence of Kent; Introduction
  • The Evidence for Civil DefenceDiscussion; Conclusions and Wider Implications; 7. Civil defence and the English State, 800-1016; Introduction; Civil Defence: Strategy, Territoriality, and Royal Authority; Wider Implications; Bibliography; Index
Control code
840132437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 480 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004246058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789004246058
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840132437
Label
Beyond the Burghal Hidage : Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking age, by John Baker and Stuart Brookes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Anglo-Saxon civil defence: theory and historical context; Introduction: Why Study Civil Defence?; A Place for Civil Defence in State-Formation Theory ; Previous Work; Historical Overview; Beyond the Burghal Hidage; Terminology; 2. Characterizing Anglo-Saxon civil defence (Fortifications); Introduction: Archaeological Correlates for Militarism; Middle Anglo-Saxon Defensive Sites; Archaeological Evidence for Burghal Hidage Sites; Naming Anglo-Saxon Strongholds
  • Minor Defended Sites, Burgates, Turriform Churches, and Anglo-Saxon TowersDiscussion; Conclusions; 3. Characterising Anglo-Saxon civil defence (Communications); Introduction; Infrastructure and Communications; Information; The Venues of Warfare; Discussion; 4. The Kennet; Introduction; Defensive Sites of the Kennet Region; Roads and Intervisibility; Discussion; 5. Connections and Obstructions: The Thames in Anglo-Saxon Military Strategy; Introduction; The Strategic Landscape of the Thames; Discussion; Conclusion: The Development of the Thames System; 6. The defence of Kent; Introduction
  • The Evidence for Civil DefenceDiscussion; Conclusions and Wider Implications; 7. Civil defence and the English State, 800-1016; Introduction; Civil Defence: Strategy, Territoriality, and Royal Authority; Wider Implications; Bibliography; Index
Control code
840132437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 480 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004246058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789004246058
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840132437

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