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History on the Ground

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Discover the hidden world of local history through the imaginative use of old maps and other documentary evidence in this exciting and practical introduction. Examine the work of sixteenth and seventeenth century cartographers to glimpse not only the landscape of the Tudors and Stuarts but also the far older landscape which lies beneath, then apply this knowledge to the to ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Alan Sutton Publishing (first published March 11th 1971)
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Maurice Warwick Beresford (usually published as M.W. Beresford) developed a deep interest for archaeology when he discovered the remains of the abandoned village of Bittesby in Leicestershire, England. With John G. Hurst, Beresford went on to excavate the village of Wharram Percy in North Yorkshire, England.
Beresford was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1985.
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