ASPNS Bibliography 8: Environmental History


8. Environmental History
(Intended for general environmental studies, including, but not restricted to plants. For general studies of plants only, see Bibliography 3, and for studies of types of plant and specific plants, see Bibliography 5).

8.1 Journals

Circaea: the Journal of the Association for Environmental Archaeology
Environmental Archaeology: the Journal of Human Palaeoecology




8.2 Reference Sources

Lincoln, R. and G. Boxshall, The Cambridge Illustrated Dictionary of Natural History (Cambridge, 1990)
Tomlinson, P., Environmental Archaeology Bibliography (EAB): a Guide (York, 1995)

8.3 General Works

Chambers, F.M., ed., Climate Change and Human Impact on the Landscape (London, 1993)
Coles, Bryony, ed., Organic Archaeological Remains in South-West Britain: a Survey of the Available Evidence (Exeter, 1990)
Dark, Petra, The Environment of Britain in the First Millennium A.D. (London, 1999)
Evans, John, The Environment of Early Man in the British Isles (London, 1975)
Evans, John, An Introduction to Environmental Archaeology (London, 1978)
Evans, John, Land and Archaeology: Histories of Human Environment in the British Isles (Stroud, 1999)
Evans, John and Terry O'Connor, Environmental Archaeology: Principles and Methods (Stroud, 1999)
Goudie, Andrew, Environmental Change, third edition (Oxford, 1992)
Hall, Allan R. and H.K. Kenward, Environmental Archaeology in the Urban Context (London, 1982)
Hall, Allan R. and H.K. Kenward, ed., Urban-Rural Connexions: Perspectives from Environmental Archaeology (Oxford, 1995)
Hall, Allan R., 'Problems of Reconstructing Past Urban Floras and Vegetations', Archaeology and the Flora of the British Isles, edited by M. Jones (Oxford, 1988),93-5
Jones, Martin and Geoffrey Dimbleby, ed., The Environment of Man: the Iron Age to the Anglo-Saxon Period (Oxford, 1981)
Keeley, H.C.M., ed., Environmental Archaeology: a Regional Review, 2 vols (London, 1984-7)
Kenward, H.K., 'The Impact of Environmental Archaeology', CBA Forum (1986), 15-16
Lamb, Hubert H., 'Climate from 1000 B.C. to 1000 A.D.', The Environment of Man: the Iron Age to the Anglo-Saxon Period, edited by Martin Jones and Geoffrey Dimbleby (Oxford, 1981), p. 53-65
Rackham, Oliver, 'Documentary Evidence for the Historical Ecologist', Landscape History 1 (1979), 29-33
Rackham, Oliver, The History of the Countryside (London, 1986)
Robinson, D., ed., Experimentation and Reconstruction in Environmental Archaeology (Oxford, 1990)
Robinson, Mark, 'The Iron Age to Early Saxon Environment of the Upper Thames Terraces', The Environment of Man: the Iron Age to the Anglo-Saxon Period, edited by Martin Jones and Geoffrey Dimbleby (Oxford, 1981), 251-86
Schweingruber, Tree Rings and Environment Dendroecology (1996)
Shackley, Myra, Using Environmental Archaeology (London, 1985)
Vincent, Peter, The Biogeography of the British Isles: an Introduction (London, 1990)

8.4 Medieval Period

Carver, Martin O.H., 'Environment and Commodity in Anglo-Saxon England', Environment and Economy in Anglo-Saxon England: a Review of Recent Work on the Environmental Archaeology of Rural and Urban Anglo-Saxon Settlements in England, edited by James Rackham (London, 1994), p. 1-6
Hall, Allan R., 'The Fossil Evidence for Plants in Medieval Towns', Yorkshire Philosophical Society Annual Report (1987), 46-56
Neville, Jennifer, Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry (Cambridge, 1999)
Rackham, James, ed., Environment and Economy in Anglo-Saxon England: a Review of Recent Work on the Environmental Archaeology of Rural and Urban Anglo-Saxon Settlements in England: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Museum of London, 9-10 April 1990 (York, 1994)

8.5 Specific Locations

8.5.1 Counties

8.5.1.1 Cornwall

Rose, Peter and Ann Preston-Jones, 'Changes in the Cornish Countryside A.D. 400-1100', Landscape and Settlement in Britain A.D. 400-1066, edited by Della Hooke and Simon Burnell (Exeter, 1995), p. 51-68

8.5.1.2 Essex

Wilkinson, T.J., Archaeology and Environment in South Essex: Rescue Archaeology along the Grays By-Pass, 1979/80 (Gressenhall, 1988)

8.5.1.3 Hampshire

Hughes, Michael, 'Rural Settlement and Landscape in Late Saxon Hampshire', Studies in Late Anglo-Saxon Settlement, edited by Margaret L. Faull (Oxford, 1984), p. 65-79

8.5.2 Settlements

8.5.2.1 Abingdon

Robinson, Mark, 'Waterlogged Plant and Invertebrate Evidence', Archaeology at Barton Court Farm, Abingdon, Oxon., edited by David Miles (London, 1984), microfiche 9, C1-E9

8.5.2.2 Bedford

Robinson, Mark, 'Environmental Evidence from Late Saxon Levels', in 'The Thames Crossing at Oxford: Archaeological Studies 1979-82', by Brian Durham et al., p. 77-8 and microfiche 1, G02, Oxoniensia 49 (1985), 57-100
Robinson, Mark, 'Plants and Invertebrate Remains from Two Contexts at Bennett's Works', in 'Three Excavations in Bedford, 1979-1984', by Evelyn Baker, p. 64, Bedfordshire Archaeology 17 (1986), 51-71

8.5.2.3 Bristol

Jones, J. and N. Watson, 'The Early Medieval Waterfront at Redcliffe, Bristol: a Study of Environment and Economy', Studies in Palaeoeconomy and Environment in South West England, edited by N.D. Balaam, B. Levitan and V. Straker (Oxford, 1987), p. 135-62
Jones, R.H., 'Industry and Environment in Medieval Bristol', Waterfront Archaeology: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, Bristol, 1988, edited by G.L. Good, R.H. Jones and M.W. Ponsford (London, 1991), p. 19-26

8.5.2.4 Carlisle

McCarthy, M.R., The Structural Sequence and Environmental Remains from Castle Street, Carlisle: Excavations, 1981-2 (1991)

8.5.2.5 Gloucester

Straker, Vanessa and Carolyn Heighway, 'Organic Matter from Medieval Deposits Outside St Nicholas Church, Gloucester', Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 103 (1986 for 1985), 223-6

8.5.2.6 London

Holden, Tim and Sharon Gerber-Parfitt, 'Environmental Sampling, Processing and Some Preliminary Results from Bull Wharf', London Archaeologist 6.16 (1992), 427-34
Rackham, James, 'Economy and Environment in Saxon London', Environment and Economy in Anglo-Saxon England: a Review of Recent Work on the Environmental Archaeology of Rural and Urban Anglo-Saxon Settlements in England, edited by James Rackham (London, 1994), p. 126-35
Vince, Alan, ed., Aspects of Saxo-Norman London, II: Finds and Environmental Evidence (London, 1991)

8.5.2.7 Northampton

Keepax, Carole A., et al., 'The Environmental Analysis', St Peter's Street, Northampton, Excavations 1973-1976, by John H. Williams (Northampton, 1979), 337

8.5.2.8 Norwich

Murphy, Peter, 'The Environmental Evidence', Excavations at St Martin's-at-Palace Plain, Norwich, 1981, by Brian Ayers (Norwich, 1987), 111-33
Murphy, Peter and R. MacPhail, 'The Environmental Evidence', Excavations within the North-East Bailey of Norwich Castle, 1979, by Brian Ayers (Gressenhall, 1985), p. 59-62

8.5.2.9 Oxford

Robinson, Mark, 'Environmental Evidence from Late Saxon Levels', in 'The Thames Crossing at Oxford: Archaeological Studies 1979-82', by Brian Durham et al., p. 77-8 and microfiche 1, G02, Oxoniensia 49 (1985), 57-100
Robinson, Mark, 'Plant and Invertebrate Remains', in 'Late Saxon Evidence and Excavation of Hinxey Hall, Queen Street, Oxford', by Claire Halpin, p. 69, Oxoniensia 48 (1984), 41-70

8.5.2.10 Steyning

Hinton, M.P., 'The Environmental Samples', in 'Excavations in Tanyard Lane, Steyning, 1977', by D.J. Freke, p. 147-9, Sussex Archaeological Collections 117 (1979), 135-50

8.5.2.11 Witton

Jones, A.K.G., 'Environmental Investigations: the Invertebrate Animal and Plant Remains Recovered by Sieving', The Archaeology of Witton, Near North Walsham, Norfolk, by Andrew J. Lawson (Gressenhall, 1983), 67-8

8.5.2.12 York

Addyman, P.V. et al., 'Palaeoclimate in Urban Environmental Archaeology at York, England: Problems and Potential', World Archaeology 8 (1976), 220-33
Buckland, P.C., 'Archaeology and Environment in York', Journal of Archaeological Science 1 (1974), 303-16
Hall, Allan R., et al., Environment and Living Conditions at Two Anglo-Scandinavian Sites (London, 1983) [York]
Hall, Allan R., et al., 'The Environmental Evidence', The Anglian Helmet from Coppergate, by D. Tweddle (London, 1992), 875-80
Jones, A.K.G., 'Environmental Archaeology at York', Wiðowinde 81 (1988), 14-16
Kenward, H.K., et al., 'The Environment of Anglo-Scandinavian York', Viking Age York and the North, edited by R.A. Hall (London, 1978), p. 58-73
Kenward, H.K. and A.R. Hall, Biological Evidence from Anglo-Scandinavian Deposits at 16-22 Coppergate (London, 1995)
Kenward, H.K., Allan R. Hall and A.K.G. Jones, Environmental Evidence from a Roman Well and Anglian Pits in the Legionary Fortress (London, 1986) [York]
O'Connor, Terence P., '8th-11th Century Economy and Environment in York', Environment and Economy in Anglo- Saxon England: a Review of Recent Work on the Environmental Archaeology of Rural and Urban Anglo-Saxon Settlements in England, edited by James Rackham (London, 1994), p. 136-47
O'Connor, Terence P., et al., 'Ten Years of Environmental Archaeology at York', Archaeological Papers from York Presented to M.W. Barley, edited by P.V. Addyman and V.E. Black (York, 1984), p. 66-77



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