Roman rural specialisation in the north west: boom and bust?
Nevell, MD 2011, 'Roman rural specialisation in the north west: boom and bust?' , Archaeology North West, 2 , pp. 48-57.
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This article examines the new evidence for specialisation in the Roman rural economy in the southern part of North West England. In order to understand the context of this specialisation the chronological pattern observed for rural and urban-type settlements within this area is reviewed. Then the evidence for rural specialisation is analysied. Finally, the role of the Roman army as a stimulus for the growth and subsequent decline in specialisation is discussed.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment
Memory, Text and Place
|Schools:||Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
|Journal or Publication Title:||Archaeology North West|
|Publisher:||Council for British Archaeology North West|
|Depositing User:||Dr Michael Nevell|
|Date Deposited:||20 Jul 2011 11:29|
|Last Modified:||13 Dec 2015 23:38|
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