Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain

Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain

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2006
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0521840198
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9780521840194
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How were the dead remembered in early medieval Britain? Originally published in 2006, this innovative study demonstrates how perceptions of the past and the dead, and hence social identities, were constructed through mortuary practices and commemoration between c. 400 1100 AD. Drawing on archaeolog ...more

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Howard M.R. Williams is a British archaeologist. He received his PhD in 2000 from the University of Reading for a thesis on Anglo-Saxon cremation burial. Most of his voluminous published work treats Early Medieval Britain, though he has also published on Scandinavia in the same period and on the history of scholarship in his field of study....more