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Title: From Farm to Town: The Changing Pattern of Textile Production in Anglo-Saxon England

Creator:

Walton Rogers, Penelope

Date issued/created:

2018

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Fasciculi Archaeologiae Historicae. Fasc. 31 (2018)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of Polish Academy of Sciences ; Polish Academy of Sciences. Łódź Branch

Place of publishing:

Łódź

Description:

ill., 29 cm

Abstract:

Through much of the Anglo-Saxon period (the 5th to 11th centuries AD), textile production was a farm-based, rural industry. The middle period, however, saw the appearance of some large estate centres, producing high quality goods for an elite group, and small overseas trading centres through which surplus cloths may have been channelled. As towns began to emerge in the 9th century, opportunities for regional and overseas trade increased. Textile production in Late Anglo-Saxon towns can be seen as a phase of social and economic change, as a supply network for raw materials was established. By this means, foundations were laid for both urban gilds and the English cloth export trade of later centuries

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Relation:

Fasciculi Archaeologiae Historicae

Volume:

31

Start page:

103

End page:

114

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application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:67586 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:67586 ; DOI 10.23858/FAH31.2018.008

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IAiE PAN, call no. P III 348 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P III 349 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P III 368 ; click here to follow the link

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eng

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