Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-226) and index.
|Statement||John R. Kenyon.|
|Series||The Archaeology of medieval Britain|
|LC Classifications||UG428 .K46 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 233 p. :|
|Number of Pages||233|
|LC Control Number||90008371|
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