Institute of Historical Research

Edited by Kazuhiko Kondo
October 15, 2010
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John R. Davis, Kerry Whitston, and Valerie Hall
October 15, 2010
James Galloway
October 15, 2010
The lands bordering the tidal river Thames and the Thames Estuary have historically been highly vulnerable to marine flooding. The most severe of these floods derive from North Sea storm surges, when wind and tide combine to drive huge quantities of water against the coast, as happened to devastating effect in 1953. This project seeks to understand the occurrence of storm flooding in the past, and to explore the ways in which people have responded to the threat.

The project draws upon rich surviving documentary sources to study the impact of storm flooding upon the reclaimed marshlands bordering the tidal Thames and its estuary during the period c.1250-1550. Year-by-year accounts of the management of riverside...
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Edited by Emily Morrell, Jennifer Wallis, and Jane Winters
June 1, 2010
Edited by John R. Davis and Emily Morrell
October 15, 2009
Edited by Joyce M. Horn and revised by David Lepine
September 1, 2009
Edited by Mark R. Horowitz
August 1, 2009

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