10 Dec 2013, ESRC
'We should banish the popular public image of the medieval period as a time of superstitious hysteria and hopelessness. In many senses this too was a 'risk society', one with an increasingly sophisticated toolkit in hazard mitigation and adaption and developing measures of protection,' geographer David Petley and archaeologist Chris Gerrard point out...
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