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Assemblage urbanism: becoming urban in late Medieval Southampton

Jervis, Ben 2018. Assemblage urbanism: becoming urban in late Medieval Southampton. Archaeological Dialogues 25 (2) , pp. 135-160. 10.1017/S138020381800017X

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It is proposed that assemblage theory offers the possibility to explore archaeological evidence in innovative ways, in order to write alternative narratives of urban development. By combining historical and archaeological scholarship with work in contemporary urban geography, it is proposed that the concept of urban decline in the later Middle Ages is problematic and a more fruitful alternative approach would be to focus on the transformation of urban assemblages. These ideas explored by drawing upon archaeological evidence from Southampton, UK.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1380-2038
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 24 April 2018
Date of Acceptance: 24 April 2018
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2019 12:15

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