Medieval resources

I am interested in how people in medieval Europe have managed various resources to make the most of their potential. I have looked extensively at agricultural landscapes and the environment in the early Anglo-Norman period (1066-1135) in England and Normandy. I have also published on swine husbandry and agricultural practice in the High and Late Middle Ages in both city and countryside.


Forests and forestry—Europe

In Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World, vol. 2, ed. Pam Crabtree (New York: Facts on File, 2008), 473-475.
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Book reviews related to medieval natural resources or environment

Review of Harold Fox, Dartmoor’s Alluring Uplands: Transhumance and Pastoral Management in the Middle Ages, Agricultural History 89, 114–115.

Review of Tom Williamson, Environment, Society and Landscape in Early Medieval England, Canadian Journal of History 49, 487-488.

Review of John Aberth, An Environmental History of the Middle Ages: The Crucible of … Continue reading