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Medieval fishweirs in Britain and Ireland: exploring practice, power, and identity amongst fishing communities (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Aidan O'Sullivan.

Medieval wooden and stone fishweirs are amongst the most spectacularly preserved evidence for fishing practices amongst riverine and estuarine communities in Britain and Ireland. Recent archaeological surveys and excavations have traced their types of construction, forms, uses and biographies across time, and increasingly sophisticated means of dating them has enabled us to identify patterns in their repair over relatively short periods of time (i.e. years and decades). This paper will use...