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Title Burial in later Anglo-Saxon England c. 650-1100 AD / edited by Jo Buckberry and Annia Cherryson.
Imprint Oxford, England ; Oakville, CT. : Oxbow Books, ©2010.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 142 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 4
Studies in funerary archaeology ; v. 4.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies, Medieval -- England.
Burial -- England -- History.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- England.
Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Antiquities.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- To 1066.
Great Britain.
Funeral Rites -- history.
Burial -- history.
Civilization -- history.
History, Medieval.
To 1066
Genre Electronic book.
Contents Cemetery diversity in the mid to late Anglo-Saxon period in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire / Jo Buckberry -- Engenderedd bodies and objects of memory in final phase graves / Howard Williams -- Burial practice in seventh-century Hampshire: St Mary's stadium in context / Nick Stoodley -- "Such a resting-place as is necessary for us in God's sight and fitting in the eyes of the world": Saxon Southampton and the development of churchyard burial / Annia Kristina Cherryson -- An Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Worcester Cathedral / Christopher Guy -- Material symbolism and death: charcoal burial in later Anglo-Saxon England / James Holloway -- Differentiation in the later Anglo-Saxon burial ritual on the basis of mental or physical impairment: a documentary perspective / Sally Crawford -- Burying the socially and physically distinctive in later Anglo-Saxon England / D.M. Hadley -- The bowl hole burial ground: a late Anglian cemetery in Northumberland / Sarah Groves -- Investigating social status using evidence of biological status: a cast study from the Raunds Furnells / Elizabeth Craig and Jo Buckberry.
Summary Traditionally the study of early medieval burial practices in England has focused on the furnished burials of the early Anglo-Saxon period with those of the later centuries perceived as uniform and therefore uninteresting. The last decade has seen the publication of many important cemeteries and synthetic works demonstrating that such a simplistic view of later Anglo-Saxon burial is no longer tenable. The reality is rather more complex, with social and political perspectives influencing both the location and mode of burial in this period. This edited volume is the first that brings together pa.
Other Author Buckberry, Jo.
Cherryson, Annia.
Other Title Print version: 9781842179659 1842179659