Medieval industry

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Published by Council for British Archaeology in [London] .

Written in English

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  • England,
  • Great Britain.


  • Industrial archaeology -- Great Britain.,
  • England -- Economic conditions -- 1066-1485.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementedited by D.W. Crossley.
SeriesResearch report / Council for British Archaeology,, no. 40, Research report (Council for British Archaeology) ;, no. 40.
ContributionsCrossley, David W.
LC ClassificationsT26.G7 M36 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3099750M
ISBN 100906780071
LC Control Number82204779

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