The Fenland, Past and Present

  title={The Fenland, Past and Present},
  author={J. S. L. G.},
THIS book is practically the joint production of several, many chapters being contributed by writers whose names do not appear on the title-page, though given at the head of their respective chapters. The work contains about 650 octavo pages and is therefore cumbrous; it is divided into fifteen chapters, very unequal both in length and merit, which embrace a wide range of subject, including, among others, dissertations on History, Geology, Botany, Zoology, Archaeology, Biography, Engineering… 
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The backwater economy of a fen-edge community in the Iron Age: the Upper Delphs, Haddenham
A recent paper (Evans 1988a), which questions whether there actually exists a distinctly ‘Fenland archaeology’ for much of later prehistory, argues that many of the concepts associated with the
A third supplement to Hand-List of Anglo-Saxon Non-Runic Inscriptions
  • E. Okasha
  • Linguistics, History
    Anglo-Saxon England
  • 2004
This supplement brings up to date my Hand-List of Anglo-Saxon Non-Runic Inscriptions (Cambridge, 1971), and the two supplements which appeared in Anglo-Saxon England 11 (1983) and 21 (1992). It
A hat trick - Plasmodium, Anopheles and Homo
The genomes of the malaria parasite, its vector and its host are now sequenced. This has been a tremendous scientific achievement. But will it offer hope to the millions who die from malaria each
The Disappearance of Malaria from the East Anglian Fens
Medical and social historians have long been interested in the incidence of malaria, or 'ague' , in the district of eastenl England known as 'F enland' or 'the Fens' a low-lying area of wetland