Within its ancient boundaries, Staffordshire is a county of diverse and contrasting historic landscapes. World-renowned industrial complexes sit alongside agricultural systems; castles rub shoulders with urban-industrial housing; the cathedral centre of a vast diocese lies close to the birthplace of primitive Methodism; overtly planned landscapes mingle with the uplands of the Moorlands and the heathlands of Cannock Chase. These many and varied landscapes are both products and reflections of a multiplicity of histories, and students of the county have been keen to explore and relate these pasts. However, no systematic attempt has previously been made to express these accounts in spatial form. This book seeks to demonstrate by maps the various histories that contribute to the diversity of Staffordshire. With its succinct discussions and detailed map presentations of these themes, incorporating new thinking and recent research, the atlas provides an innovative and major contribution to the study of the history of Staffordshire.
A. D. M. Phillips is Reader in Geography at Keele University. C. B. Phillips is Senior Lecturer in Social and Economic History at the University of Manchester.
Text figures and tables Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction The Staffordshire Setting Pre-Conquest and Domesday Staffordshire Later Medieval Staffordshire Modern Staffordshire Index
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