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By Alastair Willis

ISBN-10: 1445658534

ISBN-13: 9781445658537

The counties of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are a space of transition among the north-west and the south-east, highland and lowland, pasture and arable, rural and concrete. those geographical divides formed historical tribal limitations and persisted to behave as a border after the Roman conquest of southern Britain. The Trent and its tributaries have been very important exchange routes linking the world with different components of england and the broader global. Many settlements, together with the $64000 cities of Nottingham, Newark and Derby, sprang up on their banks in the course of the Roman and medieval sessions. for that reason, the reveals from the world are assorted and mirror impacts from various components of the rustic and beyond.

The gadgets during this ebook have been stumbled on through contributors of the general public and feature been recorded via the transportable Antiquities Scheme. they supply us with an perception into the lives of our ancestors, the folks who lived and labored in those counties, the folks who didn't make it into the background books. The items span a interval of a minimum of 180,000 years and symbolize the total spectrum of society, from the hand awl of a hunter-gatherer to the neck torc of an Iron Age chieftain to a token halfpenny of a seventeenth-century coal miner.

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