Hot of the press at Four Courts is the new Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland, edited by Dr. Vicky McAlister of Southeast Missouri State University and Dr. Terry Barry, Professor of Medieval History at Trinity College, Dublin.
The volume is a selection of some of the papers presented at the first three Space and Settlement Conferences which are held annually in Trinity College. Rubicon’s Damian Shiels has a paper included on the topic of ‘Reconstructing Battlefield Landscapes’ which explores how we go about the archaeological analysis of such military sites. There is a special 20% discount price on the volume available until the end of August which you can avail of by filling out the form here: Special Offer Form. The full contents of the volume are as listed below.
SPACE AND SETTLEMENT IN MEDIEVAL IRELAND
Lothlind – Benjamin Hudson
The Normans and the Irish Sea World in the Era of the Battle of Clontarf – Patrick Wadden
Studying Early Medieval Irish Urbanization: Problems and Possibilities – Rebecca Wall Forrestal
Fleets, Forts and the Geography of Tiordelbach Ua Conchobair’s Bid for the High-Kingship – Mary Valante
On the Edge of the Colony: Overk and the Carlow Corridor – Linda Shine
The Spatial Dynamic of the Irish Tower House Hall – Rory Sherlock
The Tower Houses of Co. Down: Stylistic Similarity, Functional Difference – Gillian Eadie
The Death of a Tower House? An Examination of the Decline of the Irish Castle Tradition – Vicky McAlister
Deer Parks: Lost Medieval Monuments of the Irish Countryside – Fiona Beglane
The Economic Hinterland of Drogheda in the Later Middle Ages – James A. Galloway
Reconstructing Battlefield Landscapes – Damian Shiels
Conclusion – Terry Barry
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