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Change: 400–1250

DAVID HARRISON

in The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

If the situation on the Great Ouse and the Thames is representative of most of the rest of England — and it is likely that it is — it follows that the bulk of the pre-industrial bridge network had ... More


Stability: Bridges and the Road System After 1250

DAVID HARRISON

in The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After more than 500 years of change, when the major river crossings were bridged and a new road system established, there followed almost 500 years of stability. The stock of bridges changed little. ... More


Introduction: roads and writing

Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans

in Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085062
eISBN:
9781526104267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085062.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter opens with a consideration of Jacques Derrida’s intersection of the histories of roads and writing as forms of inscription (tracks, traces, or paths, on the landscape and on the page). ... More


Nile-Red Sea Roads

Steven E. Sidebotham

in Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244306
eISBN:
9780520948389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244306.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the land routes in the Eastern Desert from about 30 B.C.E. until the sixth century C.E. The Romans enhanced the previously existing road networks by refurbishing, enlarging, and ... More


Master Plans: The Retrospective Order of the Plan Piloto de la Habana

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter provides an overview of the work on the Plan Piloto de la Habana. It focuses on the two elements of the master plan defined by José Luis Sert: dividing the city into sectors and devising ... More


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