Deserted Villages Revisited (Explorations in Local and by Christopher Dyer,Richard Jones

By Christopher Dyer,Richard Jones

Assembling major specialists at the topic, this account explores the situations surrounding the disappearance of millions of villages and smaller settlements in England and Wales among 1340 and 1750. through revisiting the abandoned villages, this step forward examine addresses questions that experience plagued archaeologists, geographers, and historians because the 1940s—including why they have been abandoned, why a few villages survived whereas others have been deserted, and who used to be liable for their desertion—offering a sequence of intriguing insights into the destiny of those attention-grabbing sites.

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