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  1. Seals and Status

    Seals and Status: Power of objects [Paperback]

    John Cherry (Editor); Jessica Berenbeim (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592135
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publication series
    Volume: 213
    For 7,000 years seals have functioned as signs of authority. This publication deals specifically with aspects of status in the history of seals, exploring this theme across a diverse range of cultural contexts—from the 9th century up to the Early ... .... Learn More
  2. The Wealth of England

    The Wealth of England: The Medieval Wool trade and Its Political Importance 1100–1600 [Hardback]

    Susan Rose (Author)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781785707360
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The wool trade was undoubtedly one of the most important elements of the British economy throughout the medieval period - even the seat occupied by the speaker of the House of lords rests on a woolsack. In The Wealth of England Susan Rose brings t... .... Learn More
  3. Crossing Boundaries

    Crossing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Art, Material Culture, Language and Literature of the Early Medieval World [Hardback]

    Eric Cambridge (Editor); Jane Hawkes (Editor)

    Regular Price: $90.00

    Special Price: $67.50

    ISBN: 9781785703072
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Interdisciplinary studies are increasingly widely recognised as being among the most fruitful approaches to generating original perspectives on the medieval past. In this major collection of 27 papers, contributors transcend traditional disciplina... .... Learn More
  4. Transformation in Anglo-Saxon Culture

    Transformation in Anglo-Saxon Culture: Toller Lectures on Art, Archaeology and Text [Paperback]

    Charles Insley (Editor); Gale R. Owen-Crocker (Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

    Special Price: $41.25

    ISBN: 9781785704970
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The five authoritive papers presented here are the product of long careers of research into Anglo-Saxon culture. In detail the subject areas and approaches are very different, yet all are cross-disciplinary and the same texts and artefacts weave t... .... Learn More
  5. Social complexity in early medieval rural communities

    Social complexity in early medieval rural communities: The north-western Iberia archaeological record [Paperback]

    Juan Antonio Quiros Castillo (Editor)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781784915087
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book presents an overview of the results of the research project DESPAMED funded by the Spanish Minister of Economy and Competitiveness. The aim of the book is to discuss the theoretical challenges posed by the study of socia... .... Learn More
  6. Cod and Herring

    Cod and Herring: The Archaeology and History of Medieval Sea Fishing [Paperback]

    James H. Barrett (Editor); David C. Orton (Editor)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781785702396
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Quests for cod, herring and other sea fish had profound impacts on medieval Europe. This interdisciplinary book combines history, archaeology and zooarchaeology to discover the chronology, causes and consequences of these fisherie... .... Learn More
  7. A Medieval Woman's Companion

    A Medieval Woman's Companion: Women's Lives in the European Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Susan Signe Morrison (Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781785700798
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvelous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle Ages... .... Learn More
  8. A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum

    A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Daniel Howells (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861591985
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 198
    A key publication on the British Museum’s internationally renowned Late Antique gold glass collection, this is the first publication in 50 years to offer new ideas on Late Antique gold glass, one of the most important areas ... .... Learn More
  9. Matter of Faith

    Matter of Faith: An Interdisciplinary Study of Relics and Relic Veneration in the Medieval Period [Paperback]

    James Robinson (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor); Anna Harnden (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861591954
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 195
    A landmark publication of essays resulting from the Treasures from Heaven conference at the British Museum, exploring the relationship between sacred matter and precious materials in the Middle Ages. .... Learn More
  10. The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone

    The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone: History, Archaeology and Conservation [Hardback]

    Warwick Rodwell (Author)

    Regular Price: $45.00

    Special Price: $16.98

    ISBN: 9781782971528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Constructed in 1297−1300 for King Edward I, the Coronation Chair ranks amongst the most remarkable and precious treasures to have survived from the Middle Ages. It incorporated in its seat a block of sandstone, which the kin... .... Learn More

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