Modern, Industrial Archaeology

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  1. La crisis de octubre. Detrás de la narrativa dominante

    La crisis de octubre. Detrás de la narrativa dominante: Trabajos arqueologicos y antropológicos en las antiguas bases de misiles nucleares soviéticos en Cuba [Paperback]

    Hakan Karlsson (Author)


    ISBN: 9788416725090
    Published by : JAS Arqueologia
    This book offers a synthesis of the work conducted within the contemporary archaeology project “A world crisis from below” that studied the October Crisis (1962) for over ten years from its material remains in Cuba. A ... .... Learn More
  2. Crosse and Blackwell 1830-1921

    Crosse and Blackwell 1830-1921: A British food manufacturer in London's West End [Paperback]

    Nigel Jeffries (Author); Lyn Blackmore (Author); David Sorapure (Author)


    ISBN: 9781907586378
    Published by : MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)
    Series: Crossrail Archaeology
    Volume: 6
    This book presents the results of the archaeological excavations in advance of the redevelopment by Crossrail Limited of the Eastern Ticket Hall at Tottenham Court Road Underground Station, charting the history of one of the great enterprises of ... .... Learn More
  3. Turning Stone to Bread

    Turning Stone to Bread: A Diachronic Study of Millstone Making in Southern Spain [Paperback]

    Timothy J. Anderson (Author)


    ISBN: 9780992633653
    Published by : The Highfield Press
    Millstone quarries are the sites where hard and abrasive stones were extracted to be fashioned into the querns or millstones to grind flour for bread, the staple food of our ancestors. These stones equipped the different grinding mechanisms, from ... .... Learn More
  4. The Thames Iron Works 1837–1912

    The Thames Iron Works 1837–1912: A major shipbuilder on the Thames [Paperback]

    Daniel Harrison (Author)


    ISBN: 9781907586347
    Published by : MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)
    Series: Crossrail Archaeology
    Volume: 2
    The Thames Iron Works and Shipbuilding Company was one of the great private enterprises of the Victorian age. It launched several of the most famous warships of the time from its slipways at the mouth of the River Lea. One of the pioneers of ship... .... Learn More
  5. What the Victorians Threw Away

    What the Victorians Threw Away [Paperback]

    Tom Licence (Author)


    ISBN: 9781782978756
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The people who lived in England before the First World War now inhabit a realm of yellow photographs. Theirs is a world fast fading from ours, yet they do not appear overly distant. Many of us can remember them as being much like ... .... Learn More
  6. Riverside Exchange

    Riverside Exchange: Investigations on the site of the Town Mill, Cutlers’ Wheel, Marshall’s Steelworks and the Naylor Vickers Works [Paperback]

    Phil Andrews (Author)


    ISBN: 9781874350842
    Published by : Wessex Archaeology
    Series: Wessex Archaeology occasional paper
    Excavations in Sheffield revealed post-medieval remains including unique evidence for early steelmaking. Documentary, map and archaeological evidence have been used to reveal a picture of the development of the Naylor Vickers works, later becoming... .... Learn More
  7. Steelworks, Crucible Furnaces and Workers' Housing

    Steelworks, Crucible Furnaces and Workers' Housing: Archaeological Investigations at Hoyle Street Sheffield [Paperback]

    Andrew Powell (Author)


    ISBN: 9781874350798
    Published by : Wessex Archaeology
    Series: Wessex Archaeology Occasional Paper
    Archaeological excavations have revealed significant evidence for crucible steelmaking; documentary research has helped elucidate details of this industry that made Sheffield world famous for the production of cutlery and tools in... .... Learn More
  8. 'Remember Me To All'

    'Remember Me To All': The archaeological recovery and identification of soldiers who fought and died in the battle of Fromelles 1916 [Hardback]

    Louise Loe (Author); Caroline Barker (Author); Kate Brady (Author); Margaret Cox (Author); Helen Webb (Author)


    ISBN: 9780904220759
    Published by : Oxford Archaeology
    Series: Oxford Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 23
    During the First World War, 250 soldiers were buried behind enemy lines in unmarked mass graves on the outskirts of the village of Fromelles, Northern France. They were among several thousand Australian and British soldiers who we... .... Learn More
  9. Anglo-Saxon Tools

    Anglo-Saxon Tools [Paperback]

    Dennis Riley (Author)


    ISBN: 9781898281726
    Published by : Anglo-Saxon Books
    The tools used in Anglo-Saxon England where much like those found elsewhere in Europe at that time. Most are surprisingly like those in use today.

    Many excavated tools are chunks of rust which provide little visual informa... .... Learn More
  10. Frozen Assets

    Frozen Assets: "British mining, exploration, and geopolitics on Spitsbergen, 1904-53" [Paperback]

    Frigga Kruse (Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431333
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Circumpolar Studies
    Volume: 9
    The focus of this book is the role of Great Britain in the industrial development of Spitsbergen. The primary aim of this study is to explain the British operations on Spitsbergen from a historical international comparative perspe... .... Learn More

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