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Published: 26 March 2009

344 Pages | 20 b/w halftones, 50 line drawings


ISBN: 9780199544554

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Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

Andrew Reynolds

Medieval History and Archaeology

  • First major study of outcast burials in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Interdisciplinary approach - places archaeological research in the context of historical texts
  • Reveals the significance of deviant burials in social and political life
  • Argues that organized judicial behaviour was a much earlier feature of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms than previously thought