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    People and the Sea: A Maritime Archaeological Research Agenda for England (Research Report) (Paperback) Edited by Jesse Ransley, Edited by Fraser Sturt, Edited by Justin Dix, Edited by Lucy Blue

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    DescriptionThis volume presents the conclusions of a research assessment funded by English Heritage which drew together the broad community of scholars interested in marine and maritime affairs, with a remit of both quantifying the known record and establishing a clear research agenda for the future. The result is an unrivalled exploration of our maritime heritage and a challenging agenda for the future. Britain is a maritime nation. Thus understanding the changing record of people s relationships with, and use of the sea is key to interpreting the archaeological record. People and the Sea considers all aspects of our maritime heritage; from the submerged landscapes created by changes in sea- level over the last million years, to the physical development of the modern coastline, through to ports, their hinterlands and associated maritime communities. It investigates the nature of seafaring, its associated material culture as well as people s changing perceptions and interactions with the sea. Chronological chapters, from the Palaeolithic to the 20th century, all consider a number of key themes, exploring both the current state of knowledge and priorities for future research. While the focus is on England, the themes explored are applicable to any coastal community, both in the UK and the near Continent. Written by leading academics, in consultation with numerous specialists, People and the Sea provides an unrivalled exploration of our maritime heritage and sets a challenging agenda for future research.


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    Title
    People and the Sea
    Subtitle
    A Maritime Archaeological Research Agenda for England
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jesse Ransley, Edited by Fraser Sturt, Edited by Justin Dix, Edited by Lucy Blue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 296 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 1,016 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781902771939
    ISBN 10: 1902771931
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: HDR
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    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKE
    DC22: 930.102804
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    LC classification: CC77.U5 P46 2013
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    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    68 figs including colour
    Publisher
    Council for British Archaeology
    Imprint name
    Council for British Archaeology
    Publication date
    28 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    York