H 276 x W 203 mm
53 figures, 33 tables (4 plates in colour)
Published Apr 2019
Farming practices underwent momentous transformations in the Mid Saxon period, between the 7th and 9th centuries AD. This study applies a standardised set of repeatable quantitative analyses to the charred remains of Anglo-Saxon crops and weeds, to shed light on crucial developments in crop husbandry between the 7th and 9th centuries.
Chapter 1: Seeds of Change; Chapter 2: Describing the Data; Chapter 3: Surveying the Species; Chapter 4: Defining the Deposits; Chapter 5: Counting the Crops; Chapter 6: The Witness of Weeds; Chapter 7: More than the Sum of their Parts; Appendix 1: Key Parameters; Appendix 2: Key Metadata; Appendix 3: Gazetteer of Sites; Appendix 4: Inventory of Samples; Appendix 5: Inventory of Plant Taxa; Bibliography