Medieval Castles

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Osprey Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Social Science - 72 pages
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Castles were among the most dramatic features of the medieval landscapes of Europe and are still often dominant elements of our surroundings. This book offers an accessible and portable guide to the archaeology and architecture of castles in England and Wales, an area whose castles had some common developments in the medieval period and which now provides numerous and rich sites for both study and visit. In this book the authors explore many recent and exciting developments in the field of castle studies.

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About the author (2003)

Oliver Creighton is Associate Professor in Archaeology at the University of Exeter. He is the author of Designs upon the Land: Elite Landscapes of the Middle Ages (2009), Castles and Landscapes (2002 and 2005), (with R.A. Higham) Medieval Town Walls: A Social History and Archaeology of Urban Defence (2005) and Medieval Castles (2003).

Robert Higham was formerly senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Exeter.

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