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The Resource Roadworks : medieval Britain, medieval roads, edited by Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans

Roadworks : medieval Britain, medieval roads, edited by Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans

Label
Roadworks : medieval Britain, medieval roads
Title
Roadworks
Title remainder
medieval Britain, medieval roads
Statement of responsibility
edited by Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A groundbreaking, interdisciplinary study of roads and wayfinding in medieval England, Wales, and Scotland. It looks afresh at the relationship between the road as a material condition of daily life and the formation of local and national communities
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allen, Valerie
  • Evans, Ruth
Series statement
Manchester medieval literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roads
  • Roads
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • Medieval History
  • Geography
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Roads
  • Roads
  • Great Britain
Label
Roadworks : medieval Britain, medieval roads, edited by Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series page; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: roads and writing; Roads and writing; Naming; The road as right of way; On Roman roads and their construction; The chapters; Notes; 2 Sources for the English medieval road system; Introduction; Documentary evidence; Place names; Itineraries; Map evidence; Archaeological evidence; A theoretical approach; Towards a national medieval transport network; Notes
  • 3 Once a highway, always a highway: roads and English law, c. 1150-1300Notes; 4 When things break: mending roads, being social; A: Broken tracks afford no passage; B: The way affords passage; Therefore C: The way is not broken; Notes; 5 The word on the street: Chaucer and the regulation of nuisance in post-plague London; Introduction; Troilus and Criseyde; The regulation of nuisance in London; Civic reform; The people's voice?; Notes; 6 Getting there: wayfinding in the Middle Ages; Who is travelling?; Route planning; Which way? Asking directions; Guides: medieval fixers
  • Pilgrims on the holodeck: maps and itinerary mapsOn the road: signs and landmarks; Learn fast phrases in French to get around!; Signage; Conclusion: medieval wayfinding as spatial practice; Notes; 7 The function of material and spiritual roads in the English eremitic tradition; The development of the eremitic vocation; Hermits, labour and work; Metaphorical roads, labour and work in late eremitic literature; Literal roads, labour and work in connection with later hermits; Space syntax, medieval roads and medieval hermits; Conclusion; Notes
  • 8 The royal itinerary and roads in England under Edward INotes; 9 The pilgrimage road in late medieval English literature; Politics, polemic and the pilgrimage road; The pilgrimage road as heterotopia; The pilgrimage road in Middle English romance; Conclusions; Notes; 10 The romance of the road in Athelston and two late medieval Robin Hood ballads; Geoffrey of Monmouth: a double history of roads; Brothers of the road: the politics of friendship in Athelston; A rough guide to Watling Street; Wayside distractions: the politics of roads in two late medieval Robin Hood ballads; Seizing the road
  • Notes11 London: the hub of an English river transport network, 1250-1550; Jurisdiction and regulation; Goods transportation and the lightermen; Passenger transport and the watermen; Conclusion; Notes; 12 Conquest, roads and resistance in medieval Wales; Roadways, princes and power; Axes, maps and poetry; Recolonizing and decolonizing roads and woodlands; Conclusions; Notes; 13 Trackless, impenetrable and underdeveloped? Roads, colonization and environmental transformation ... ; Notes; Bibliography; Manuscripts and Unpublished Primary Sources; Printed Primary Sources; Secondary Works
Control code
ocn931628413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784996703
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18pgw3z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931628413
Label
Roadworks : medieval Britain, medieval roads, edited by Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series page; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: roads and writing; Roads and writing; Naming; The road as right of way; On Roman roads and their construction; The chapters; Notes; 2 Sources for the English medieval road system; Introduction; Documentary evidence; Place names; Itineraries; Map evidence; Archaeological evidence; A theoretical approach; Towards a national medieval transport network; Notes
  • 3 Once a highway, always a highway: roads and English law, c. 1150-1300Notes; 4 When things break: mending roads, being social; A: Broken tracks afford no passage; B: The way affords passage; Therefore C: The way is not broken; Notes; 5 The word on the street: Chaucer and the regulation of nuisance in post-plague London; Introduction; Troilus and Criseyde; The regulation of nuisance in London; Civic reform; The people's voice?; Notes; 6 Getting there: wayfinding in the Middle Ages; Who is travelling?; Route planning; Which way? Asking directions; Guides: medieval fixers
  • Pilgrims on the holodeck: maps and itinerary mapsOn the road: signs and landmarks; Learn fast phrases in French to get around!; Signage; Conclusion: medieval wayfinding as spatial practice; Notes; 7 The function of material and spiritual roads in the English eremitic tradition; The development of the eremitic vocation; Hermits, labour and work; Metaphorical roads, labour and work in late eremitic literature; Literal roads, labour and work in connection with later hermits; Space syntax, medieval roads and medieval hermits; Conclusion; Notes
  • 8 The royal itinerary and roads in England under Edward INotes; 9 The pilgrimage road in late medieval English literature; Politics, polemic and the pilgrimage road; The pilgrimage road as heterotopia; The pilgrimage road in Middle English romance; Conclusions; Notes; 10 The romance of the road in Athelston and two late medieval Robin Hood ballads; Geoffrey of Monmouth: a double history of roads; Brothers of the road: the politics of friendship in Athelston; A rough guide to Watling Street; Wayside distractions: the politics of roads in two late medieval Robin Hood ballads; Seizing the road
  • Notes11 London: the hub of an English river transport network, 1250-1550; Jurisdiction and regulation; Goods transportation and the lightermen; Passenger transport and the watermen; Conclusion; Notes; 12 Conquest, roads and resistance in medieval Wales; Roadways, princes and power; Axes, maps and poetry; Recolonizing and decolonizing roads and woodlands; Conclusions; Notes; 13 Trackless, impenetrable and underdeveloped? Roads, colonization and environmental transformation ... ; Notes; Bibliography; Manuscripts and Unpublished Primary Sources; Printed Primary Sources; Secondary Works
Control code
ocn931628413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784996703
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18pgw3z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931628413

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