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The medieval park

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The park - a feature of the landscape we always associate with the hunting of deer - played an important role in the psyche of Britain's medieval aristocracy. This well-illustrated book offers a reappraisal of the park by a new generation of landscape researchers, who use a diversity of approaches to assess its economy, ecology and social role. They show how parks actually had many functions other than deer management and hunting; they were integrated into the wider rural economy, and also provided a means by which seigneurial control of the landscape might be demonstrated. They varied considerably across Britain, and are of considerable conservation significance today.

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PLU:
0
Author(s):
ed. Robert Liddiard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
188 mm x 250 mm 542 g
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
190511916X
ISBN-13:
9781905119165
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Windgather
Title:
Medieval Park

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The park - a feature of the landscape we always associate with the hunting of deer - played an important role in the psyche of Britain's medieval aristocracy. This well-illustrated book offers a reappraisal of the park by a new generation of landscape researchers, who use a diversity of approaches to assess its economy, ecology and social role. They show how parks actually had many functions other than deer management and hunting; they were integrated into the wider rural economy, and also provided a means by which seigneurial control of the landscape might be demonstrated. They varied considerably across Britain, and are of considerable conservation significance today.

No inscriptions

PLU:
0
Author(s):
ed. Robert Liddiard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
188 mm x 250 mm 542 g
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
190511916X
ISBN-13:
9781905119165
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Windgather
Title:
Medieval Park

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