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By David Bird

the traditional counties surrounding the Weald within the SE nook of britain have a strongly marked personality in their personal that has survived remarkably good within the face of ever-increasing inhabitants strain. the world is, in spite of the fact that, relatively ignored in dialogue of Roman Britain, the place it is usually subsumed right into a generalised therapy of the ‘civilian’ a part of Britannia that's dependent mostly on different elements of the rustic. This e-book goals to redress the stability. the focal point is especially on Kent, Surrey and Sussex account is taken of knowledge from neighbouring counties, relatively while the tricky subsoils impact the provision of proof. an summary of our environment and a attention of subject matters correct to the South-East as an entire accompany 14 papers masking the subjects of rural cost in every one county, vegetation, querns and millstones, animal exploitation, salt creation, leatherworking, the operating of bone and related fabrics, the construction of iron and iron gadgets, non-ferrous metalworking, pottery construction and the provision of tile to Roman London. Agriculture and offers an up to date review of our wisdom of the southern hinterland of Roman London and a space that was once quite open to affects from the Continent.

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