Early Modern Archaeology

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  1. The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England

    The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Eric H. Ash (Author)

    £35.50

    ISBN: 9781421422008
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
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    The draining of the Fens in eastern England was one of the largest engineering projects in seventeenth-century Europe. A series of Dutch and English ""projectors,"" working over several decades and with the full support of the Crown, transformed h... .... Learn More
  2. Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum

    Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum [Hardback]

    Timothy Wilson (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781910807163
    Published by : Ashmolean Museum Publications
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    This book is the culmination of nearly thirty years' work in caring for, studying, and developing the collections in this Museum by Timothy Wilson, long-time Keeper of Western Art. Wilson is well-known as a specialist in the study of European Rena... .... Learn More
  3. A Cromwellian Warship Wrecked off Duart Castle, Mull, Scotland, in 1653

    A Cromwellian Warship Wrecked off Duart Castle, Mull, Scotland, in 1653 [Hardback]

    Colin J. M. Martin (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781908332110
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
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  4. The History of the London Water Supply Industry, 1580-1820

    The History of the London Water Supply Industry, 1580-1820 [Hardback]

    Leslie Tomory (Author)

    £35.50

    ISBN: 9781421422046
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
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    Beginning in 1580, a number of competing London companies sold water directly to consumers through a large network of wooden mains in the expanding metropolis. This new water industry flourished throughout the 1600s, eventually expanding to s... .... Learn More
  5. Before the Mast

    Before the Mast: Life and Death Aboard the Mary Rose [Hardback]

    Julie Gardiner (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781842175040
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 4
    The Mary Rose carried a crew of naval officers and sailors, a fighting force of gunners and soldiers, a Barber-surgeon, several ship's carpenters and skilled navigators. Of nearly 500 men, fewer than 40 survived the sinking on 19t... .... Learn More
  6. Archaeological excavations in Moneen Cave, the Burren, Co. Clare

    Archaeological excavations in Moneen Cave, the Burren, Co. Clare [Paperback]

    Marion Dowd (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781784914547
    Published by : Archaeopress
    In 2011, cavers exploring a little-known cave on Moneen Mountain in County Clare in the west of Ireland discovered part of a human skull, pottery and an antler implement. An archaeological excavation followed, leading to the discovery of larg... .... Learn More
  7. Robert Adam’s London

    Robert Adam’s London [Paperback]

    Frances Sands (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781784914639
    Published by : Archaeopress
    The iconic eighteenth-century architect Robert Adam was based in London for more than half of his life and made more designs for this one city than anywhere else in the world. This book reviews a wide variety of his designs for London, highli... .... Learn More
  8. Finding Shakespeare's New Place: An Archaeological Biography

    Finding Shakespeare's New Place: An Archaeological Biography [Paperback]

    Paul Edmondson (Author); Kevin Colls (Author); William Mitchell (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

    Special Price: £13.00

    ISBN: 9781526106490
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This ground-breaking book provides an abundance of fresh insights into Shakespeare's life in relation to his lost family home, New Place. The findings of a major archaeological excavation encourage us to think again about what New Place meant... .... Learn More
  9. Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present

    Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present [Hardback]

    Melissa Calaresu (Editor); Danielle van den Heuvel (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781409450429
    Published by : Routledge
    Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers. Focusing on the food trades... .... Learn More
  10. Baroque Antiquity

    Baroque Antiquity: Archaeological Imagination in Early Modern Europe [Hardback]

    Victor Plahte Tschudi (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107149861
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Why were seventeenth-century antiquarians so spectacularly wrong? Even if they knew what ancient monuments looked like, they deliberately distorted the representation of them in print. Deciphering the printed reconstructions of Giacomo Lauro ... .... Learn More

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