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An archaeobotanical analysis of Silchester and the wider region across the late Iron Age - Roman transition

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The separation of agricultural practice from urban communities has long been understood as a key defining feature of urban societies. This thesis investigates the relationship between developments in agriculture and urbanisation in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain. The Late Iron Age period saw the rise of oppida, characterised by extensive dyke systems, the presence of elites and imported material culture. Three models of the agricultural basis of oppida are currently available: agricultura...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Lodwick, L
Grant:
AH/I01215X/1
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2015-07-10

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