The bridges of medieval England: transport and society 400-1800 (2007)

David Harrison
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Somerset SANHS R46 - 25
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0199226857
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Date
2007
Place
RCN
0199226857
Number of pages
286p
Height
23x16x2cm
Format
pbk.
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hbk/pbk from 300$e
Series
Oxford historical monographs
Note
1. Introduction -- PART I: BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AND THE CREATION OF THE ENGLISH ROAD SYSTEM -- 2. Numbers -- 3. Change: 400 to 1250 -- 4. Stability: Bridges and the Road System after 1250 -- PART II: THE STRUCTURE OF BRIDGES -- 5. Challenges, Options, Sources -- 6. Early Solutions: Timber Deck Bridges and Causeways -- 7. Vaulted Stone Bridges: From the Eleventh Century to the Late Middle Ages -- 8. The Golden Age of Stone Bridges: From the Late Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century -- 9. Keeping the Bridge Network in Use -- PART III: ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY -- 10. Costs -- 11. Funding Mechanisms -- 12. Conclusions: Bridges, Transport, and Pre-Industrial Society.
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English