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By Jo Buckberry, Annia Cherryson

Characteristically the research of early medieval burial practices in England has serious about the offered burials of the early Anglo-Saxon interval with these of the later centuries perceived as uniform and for this reason boring. the decade has visible the e-book of many very important cemeteries and artificial works demonstrating that the sort of simplistic view of later Anglo-Saxon burial is not any longer tenable. the truth is very extra complicated, with social and political views influencing either the site and mode of burial during this interval. This edited quantity is the 1st that brings jointly papers by means of major researchers within the box and illustrates the variety of techniques getting used to check the burials of this era. The overarching subject matter of the booklet is differential therapy in dying, that is tested on the site-specific, cost, neighborhood and nationwide point. extra in particular, the symbolism of conversion-period grave solid deposition, the effect of the church, and elements of id, burial variety and biocultural techniques to cemetery research are mentioned

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