Daily Life in Arthurian Britain examines cultural change in Britain during the fifth and sixth centuries, the time also known as The Dark Ages. The book focuses on the fate of Romano-British culture, demographic change in the northern and western border lands, and the cultural impact of the Anglo-Saxons. Many threads of current knowledge and opinion from leading historians and archaeologists and brought together in one source. Topics include household management, rural and urban organization, food production techniques, architectural styles, fashion, manufacturing trades, service occupations, social classes, education, political organization, warfare, and religion. The limited documentary sources are analyzed for their cultural and historical value.
- Presents maps and illustrations of Britain during the relevant time periods
- Includes a bibliography of major print and quality internet resources
- Provides an index and glossary of key concepts, sites, historic persons, events, and materials
- Contains an appendix on the nature of archaeological evidence