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Aston, Michael

Overview
Works: 87 works in 321 publications in 7 languages and 5,190 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Conference papers and proceedings  Chamber music  Art music  Motion picture music  Excerpts  Arrangements (Music)  Scores  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer, Creator, Honoree
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Most widely held works about Michael Aston
 
Most widely held works by Michael Aston
The atlas of archaeology by Michael Aston( Book )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows 1200 sites from around the world with explanations of hunter-gatherer societies to pottery found from 3700 B.C.E to the rituals surrounding a Saxon burial
Monastic archaeology : papers on the study of medieval monasteries by G Keevill( )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of monasteries has come a long way since late the late 19th century. The emphasis has shifted away from reconstructing the layouts of monastic buildings to a better understanding of the wider monastic environment. The papers in this volume, partly based on a conference held in Oxford in 1994, are written by some of today's foremost scholars and reflect the diversity of research now being carried out. --Book cover
The landscape of towns by Michael Aston( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using evidence derived from field-work, observation, documentary sources and archaeology, the authors show how to trace the landscape of the town, revealing its invisible past and its future potential. This clearly written and eminently readable book teems with examples of how towns have acquired their present appearance - how, for example, Norwich is a linked group of Roman, Saxon and Scandinavian elements, all of them still discernible to the informed eye. Towns, the authors argue, are more than just places where people go for shopping, entertainment and employment. They are intricate compositions made up of many features, man-made and natural, ancient and modern. The Landscape of Towns brings to life the rich variety of town life over two millennia, exploring prehistoric settlements, Roman towns, medieval communities, Regency spas, Victorian industrial towns and the spectre of urban redevelopment in the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Interpreting the landscape : landscape archaeology in local studies by Michael Aston( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of 200 colour photographs, the chief archaeologist from Channel 4's 'Time Team' shows how England's changing landscape, from prehistoric times to the present day, can be interpreted from the air
The Rural settlements of medieval England : studies dedicated to Maurice Beresford and John Hurst( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape archaeology : an introduction to fieldwork techniques on post-Roman landscapes by Michael Aston( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting the English village : landscape and community at Shapwick, Somerset by Michael Aston( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village. Shapwick lies in the middle of Somerset, next to the important monastic centre of Glastonbury: the abbey owned the manor for 800 years from the 8th to the 16th century and its abbots and officials had a great influence on the lives of the peasants who lived there. It is possible that abbot Dunstan, one of the great reformers of tenth century monasticism directed the planning of the village. The Shapwick Project examined the development and history of an English parish and village over a ten thous
Archaeology is rubbish : a beginner's guide by Tony Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monasteries in the landscape by Michael Aston( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval fish, fisheries, and fishponds in England by Michael Aston( Book )

14 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Team guide to the archaeological sites of Britain & Ireland by Tim Taylor( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Great Britain and Ireland are home to some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall and Ironbridge are familiar to us all and each year thousands flock to witness their spectacular beauty. But what can these fascinating sites tell us about the lives and times of our ancestors? Now, Channel 4's perennially popular Time Team take us on an archaeological sight-seeing tour of Britain and Ireland. Region by region, they select the most interesting and important sites which are open to visitors, some familiar to all, others relatively unknown. Each is treated with the inimitable no-nonsense Time Team style. This book is like having Tony, Mick, Geo-Phys and the gang in the back seat of your car - sharing their specialist knowledge and fascinating historical insights wherever you travel in the British Isles ..."--Publisher's description
The Shapwick Project, Somerset : a rural landscape explored by Christopher M Gerrard( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company."--Provided by publisher
Christ's poor men : the Carthusians in England by Glyn Coppack( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Founded in 1088 by St Bruno at the Grande Chartreuse in France, the Carthusians came to Britain almost a hundred years later. Only nine permanent monasteries were established before the Reformation, and six of these were founded after the Black Death nearly 200 years later." "Yet their influence far exceeded their numbers. They were exceptionally well regarded in the later Middle Ages, providing a late flowering of British monasticism when other religious orders were in decline. Supported by the highest levels of society, the Carthusians are remarkably well documented, and we can see how their life was sustained by agricultural estates, bequests from the local laity, and the income from burials and masses. It was they who particularly stood up to Henry VIII, and three of their nine priors were butchered for their beliefs." "The evidence of archaeology is also significant. Of the total of nine English charterhouses five have substantial remains (Mount Grace being the best preserved and most accessible) and a further two have excellent earthworks. Together these sites provide considerable information about how the Carthusians lived, prayed, and died, and how their life differed from that of other orders of monks and nuns."--BOOK JACKET
Monasteries by Michael Aston( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medieval landscape of Wessex by Michael Aston( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Team's Timechester : a companion to archaeology by Carenza Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreating the past by Victor G Ambrus( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instrumental music by William Walton( )

4 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People and places : essays in honour of Mick Aston( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Archaeology of Somerset : a review to 1500 AD( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The atlas of archaeology
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Monastic archaeology : papers on the study of medieval monasteriesThe landscape of townsInterpreting the landscape : landscape archaeology in local studiesArchaeology is rubbish : a beginner's guideMonasteries in the landscapeThe Time Team guide to the archaeological sites of Britain & IrelandThe Shapwick Project, Somerset : a rural landscape exploredTime Team's Timechester : a companion to archaeology
Alternative Names
Aston, M.

Aston, M. 1946-2013

Aston, M. A.

Aston, M. A. 1946-2013

Aston, M. A. (Michael Antony)

Aston, M. A. (Michael Antony), 1946-2013

Aston, M. (Michael)

Aston, Michael Anthony

Aston, Michael Antony.

Aston, Michael Antony 1946-2013

Aston, Mick.

Aston Mick 1946-....

Aston, Mick 1946-2013

Mick Aston Britischer Archäologe

Mick Aston Brits antropoloog (1946-2013)

Mick Aston English archaeologist

アストン, ミック

Languages
English (189)

German (6)

French (5)

Italian (4)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Czech (2)