The post-medieval rural landscape: towards a landscape archaeology?

Bezant, Jemma and Grant, Kevin (2016) The post-medieval rural landscape: towards a landscape archaeology? Post-Medieval Archaeology, 50 (1). pp. 92-107. ISSN 0079-4236 (print) 1745-8137 (online)

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Abstract

This article examines the evidence for engagement with the rural post-medieval landscape using two national case studies: Wales and Scotland. The issues reflected in these case studies are indicative of the wider challenges for archaeologists and professional practitioners alike. The article recognizes that landscape is not just about geographical place, but an archaeological theoretical framework. It proposes that Post-Medieval Archaeology monographs and conference sessions specific to landscape could help to tease out themes that address the big questions of the post-medieval world — capitalism, modernity and improvement — but also take account of agency, identity and meaning

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Post-medieval, landscape, archaeology
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Institutes and Academies > Institute of Education and Humanities > Academic Discipline: Humanities
Depositing User: Jemma Bezant
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 14:48
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2020 16:20
URI: http://repository.uwtsd.ac.uk/id/eprint/617

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